Apr 17, 2012 19:13 EDT
US lawmakers on Tuesday called for a push to boost exports to Africa, saying that both sides would benefit if the United States sells more products to the continent's growing middle class.
Apr 14, 2012 15:37 EDT
US President Barack Obama hailed Latin America's "enormous progress" Saturday as he highlighted the region's social and economic development potential.
Apr 11, 2012 23:45 EDT
Australia's unemployment rate held steady at 5.2 percent in March, data showed Thursday, beating expectations, while 44,000 jobs were created -- almost eight times the number forecast.
Apr 10, 2012 22:10 EDT
The Spanish village of Rasquera has adopted in a referendum a plan to rent out a field for growing cannabis in an urgent bid to create jobs and raise money to pay off its debts.
Apr 10, 2012 19:10 EDT
President Barack Obama's campaign formally welcomed Republican Mitt Romney to the White House duel Tuesday, with a caustic warning: the more Americans see of him, the less they like him.
Apr 10, 2012 13:52 EDT
US President Barack Obama launched a dual assault Tuesday on his likely Republican foe Mitt Romney and Republican lawmakers, touting his millionaires tax in swing-state Florida.
Apr 10, 2012 11:13 EDT
President Barack Obama holds a commanding lead over Mitt Romney on campaign issues like world affairs and health care, a poll showed Tuesday, but trails the Republican frontrunner on one key front: handling the US economy.
Apr 10, 2012 09:54 EDT
The Spanish village of Rasquera was voting Tuesday on a plan to rent out a field for growing cannabis in an urgent bid to create jobs and raise money to pay off its debts.
Apr 10, 2012 08:19 EDT
South Africa's state-owned logistics company Transnet on Tuesday announced plans to create 588,000 jobs in its seven-year, $37.8-billion expansion programme.
Apr 10, 2012 03:41 EDT
London shares opened lower after the Easter break, dampened by overnight losses on Wall Street in the wake of weak US job creation figures, traders said.
Apr 06, 2012 12:12 EDT
Republican White House hopeful Mitt Romney pounced Friday after weaker than expected jobs data cast doubt on the health of the economic rebound that President Barack Obama hopes to ride to reelection.
Apr 06, 2012 10:58 EDT
US President Barack Obama Friday welcomed a downtick in the unemployment rate to 8.2 percent, despite a slowdown in overall job creation, but said there was more work to do to revive the economy.
Apr 05, 2012 15:29 EDT
Marking a moment of rare bipartisan cooperation in divided Washington, US President Barack Obama on Thursday signed into law a measure meant to create jobs by helping small firms raise capital.
Apr 05, 2012 09:43 EDT
Canada's jobs drought ended last month with the creation of 82,000 new jobs, pushing the unemployment rate down 0.2 percentage points to 7.2 percent, a government agency said Thursday.
Apr 04, 2012 09:33 EDT
US businesses added fewer jobs than expected in March, though job creation in prior months was revised higher, data from payrolls firm ADP showed Wednesday.
Apr 03, 2012 11:09 EDT
The sandwich chain Pret a Manger is to create 550 new jobs in Britain, it said Tuesday, as its full-year results showed a 15 percent increase in sales to £377.3 million.
Apr 03, 2012 08:26 EDT
US President Barack Obama steps up his reelection campaign Tuesday by accusing Republicans of pursuing an economic policy akin to ruthless "social Darwinism" that is a prescription for decline.
Apr 03, 2012 06:30 EDT
US President Barack Obama will step up his reelection campaign Tuesday by accusing Republicans of pursuing an economic policy akin to ruthless "social Darwinism" that is a prescription for decline.
Apr 02, 2012 20:28 EDT
Sao Paulo State Governor Geraldo Alckmin has outlined an ambitious plan to attract foreign investment with the aim of creating 1.5 million new jobs by 2014.
Apr 02, 2012 18:25 EDT
Mexico's President Felipe Calderon Monday called on the United States to do more to stop US-made assault weapons fueling his country's drugs war, at a North American summit at the White House.