New York Times Business
10 hours 18 minutes ago
Markets jumped in early trading after the Bank of Japan unexpectedly announced a fresh stimulus to bolster the country’s flagging economy.
10 hours 54 minutes ago
Chevron Corp. posted a higher-than-expected quarterly profit on Friday as lower crude prices boosted its refinery operations, helping to offset sagging oil and gas production.
11 hours 13 minutes ago
Most parents know that their children are legally adults when they turn 18. But the full significance may not be apparent until something drives it home.
11 hours 27 minutes ago
U.S. consumer spending fell in September for the first time in eight months, suggesting the economy lost some momentum heading into the fourth quarter.
11 hours 45 minutes ago
Exxon Mobil Corp., the world’s largest publicly traded oil company, on Friday reported a 3 percent increase in quarterly profit on higher results in its refining and chemicals businesses.
11 hours 46 minutes ago
A sharp increase in renters is fueling a boom in apartment construction, while the homeownership rate in America is at a 20-year low.
13 hours 5 minutes ago
So far, a payment-processing executive said, businesses fall into one of three buckets: “those who actively want to use it, those who are exploring it and those that want to wait and see.”
13 hours 28 minutes ago
Consumer prices rose 0.4 percent in the 18 nations that use the euro, a level still far below the official target of just under 2 percent.
15 hours 9 minutes ago
The charges include £400 million, or about $640 million, to cover potential fines and litigation costs related to an investigation into the potential rigging of currency markets by six big banks.
16 hours 51 minutes ago
Strong sales of its PlayStation 4 games console reduced the impact of its sluggish smartphone division.
16 hours 56 minutes ago
The Bank of Japan will buy larger quantities of government debt in an effort to battle deflation.
18 hours 21 minutes ago
The Bank of Japan said that it took the step amid concerns that a decline in oil prices could get in the way of its battle against deflation.
The Google executive, who was in charge of the company’s robotics group and spearheaded the Android operating system, will start a tech incubator focused on hardware.
Mr. Anderson led the company through one of history’s most lethal industrial accidents, when thousands were killed in a gas leak at its plant in India.
Mr. Cook said the trade-off to his own privacy was worthwhile, “if hearing that the C.E.O. of Apple is gay can help someone struggling to come to terms with who he or she is.”