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Business India slides, U.S. gains in gender equality ranking India slides, U.S. gains in gender equality ranking
Indian women still face some of the world's worst inequality in access to health care, education and work, despite years of rapid economic growth, according to a survey of 142 nations released Tuesday.
Business U.S. durable goods orders fell 1.3 percent in September U.S. durable goods orders fell 1.3 percent in September
Orders to U.S. companies for long-lasting manufactured goods fell for a second month in September, while a key category that signals business investment plans dropped by the biggest amount in eight months.
Business Fed will likely signal no rate hike anytime soon Fed will likely signal no rate hike anytime soon
The global economy has slumped. Turmoil has gripped financial markets. And the U.S. job market, despite steady gains, still isn't fully healthy. Yet when the Federal Reserve meets this week, few foresee any major policy changes.
Business UK rejects 'appalling' EU demand for more money UK rejects 'appalling' EU demand for more money
British Prime Minister David Cameron insisted Friday he would not pay a European Union bill for an additional 2.1 billion euro ($2.65 billion) contribution to the EU coffers at a time of increasing pressure at home for the country to leave the bloc.
Business Amazon's loss makes holidays a question mark Amazon's loss makes holidays a question mark
Amazon's trademark smile icon is becoming more of a grimace. The world's largest online retailer reported a wider third-quarter loss than analysts expected and gave a disappointing holiday forecast.
Business Fuel costs ease, U.S. airline profits soar Fuel costs ease, U.S. airline profits soar
Profits are soaring at the biggest U.S. airlines, and a chunk of credit goes to those savings at the pump. Fuel is an airline's biggest expense.