Cantor Gaming is the latest Las Vegas-based gambling company to move into the Chinese market.
Serial startup firm Rocket Internet is targeting the growing market for peer-to-peer lending with the launch of a new site in Germany.
President Barack Obama is doing his part to support small businesses.
The five nations in the East African Community regional economic bloc have signed an agreement to adopt a common currency.
Millions of Americans turned out as the holiday buying season started earlier this year on Thanksgiving Day. But there's still a lot of shopping left.
In the search for answers this shopping season, consumer behavior online and off is being tracked aggressively with help from advances in technology.
Mexican drug cartels looking to diversify their businesses long ago moved into oil theft, pirated goods, extortion and kidnapping. Now, federal officials confirm the cartels have even entered the country's lucrative mining industry.
Welcome news on inflation and unemployment on Friday will ease pressure on the European Central Bank to act again next week to shore up the 17-country eurozone economy. But they do little to ease longer-term worries over the recovery.
Japan's economy is gaining momentum, data for October showed, with consumer prices excluding food and energy rising 0.3 percent from a year earlier, the biggest gain since 1998.
A measure of the U.S. economy's health improved in October, suggesting consumers and businesses mostly shrugged off the 16-day partial government shutdown.
Average U.S. mortgage rates rose modestly this week, a move that makes home-buying a bit less affordable. Still, rates remain near historically low levels.
A federal bankruptcy judge has cleared the way for American Airlines and US Airways to close their merger and create the world's largest airline.
Cubans have a new private enterprise opportunity - acting as "telecommunications agents" by essentially turning their homes into phone booths and charging neighbors by the minute to use their telephones.
Shares of Hewlett-Packard Co. climbed Wednesday after the technology bellwether posted a profit for its latest quarter, reversing a year-ago loss thanks to cost cuts from the ongoing restructuring of its business.
Leaders in Garden City are worried they'll be left to deal with the increase in traffic and crime they say the gambling will bring, but three officials said the addition of 200 historical horse racing machines is something they can handle.