Hershey's new product in China will get a US launch

2013-10-12 05:55:38

US candy titan Hershey Co said it would launch a new product in the United States in January – a caramel confection called Lancaster, after its debut in China earlier this year. It is the Pennsylvania candy maker's first completely new product in 30 years.

Obama and Republicans struggle to break fiscal deadlock

2013-10-12 01:45:26

Obama and congressional Republican leaders moved to end their fiscal impasse on Friday, but struggled to strike a deal on the details.
IMF cautions over DC drama

Second American in orbit dies at 88

2013-10-11 10:14:17

Scott Carpenter, the second American to orbit the Earth in 1962, died at age 88 on Thursday from complications following a stroke, US space agency NASA said.

Analysts say Yellen will focus on domestic economy

2013-10-11 10:13:39

Janet Yellen becoming head of the United States Federal Reserve might not have a big, immediate impact on foreign markets, experts say.

IMF cautions over DC drama

2013-10-11 10:06:07

Christine Lagarde, managing director of the International Monetary Fund, believes a failure to lift the debt ceiling will cause significant disruption and add uncertainty to the world economy.
Obama 'likely' to sign debt extention bill

Boehner offers debt extension; WH says likely OK

2013-10-11 03:54:47

Facing a fresh deadline, House Speaker John Boehner said that Republicans would vote to extend the government's ability to borrow money for six weeks.
Obama says he'll negotiate once 'threats' end

90%-plus US firms make profits in China: Report

2013-10-10 23:55:25

Over 90% of survey respondents reported that their China operations are profitable, the highest percentage reported since the United States China Business Council began surveying its members.

Fiscal deadlock will be resolved

2013-10-10 23:18:33

Premier Li Keqiang has been assured by US Secretary of State John Kerry that the United States is committed to resolving its fiscal impasse.

NASA ruckus blamed on US govt stalemate

2013-10-10 23:12:20

NASA is trying to resolve an international spat over banning Chinese scientists from a planetary conference, but efforts to do so are being hampered by the US government shutdown, a meeting organizer said on Wednesday.

Americans to name panda cubs at Atlanta zoo

2013-10-10 09:50:00

On Oct 23, the first set of twin panda cubs born in the US since 1987 will be named, and the naming rights are being given to the American public.

Obama remarks show China relationship high on agenda

2013-10-10 08:24:16

When US President Barack Obama said, "I am sure the Chinese don't mind that I'm not there right now," referring to his absence from the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Summit in Indonesia, his remarks showed that ties with China, political and economic, stand high on his agenda, observers said.

Obama picks Yellen for top Fed job

2013-10-10 03:51:45

Obama said Janet Yellen is a proven leader who knows how to build consensus in managing the Fed's dual mandate of controlling inflation and increasing employment.Yellen 'to maintain continuity' at US Fed