China factory-activity surveys confirm slowdown

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Reuters) China's factory activity slowed in December, official and private manufacturing surveys showed, reinforcing views that growth in the world's second-largest economy moderated in the final quarter of more…

Solar-powered Ford revealed

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Fox News) Ford plans to unveil at this month's International CES gadget show a solar-powered concept car that offers the same performance as a plug-in hybrid but without more…

Fiat buying rest of Chrysler

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (The Wire) Italian automaker Fiat has reached a $4.35 billion deal to buy the rest of U.S. automaker Chrysler. The company already owns about a 58 percent stake more…

'Dr. Doom' Roubini gets bullish on global economy

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) Economist Nouriel Roubini, renowned for his foretelling of doom and gloom in financial markets, has turned bullish in his 2014 outlook, expecting economic performance to "pick up more…

'Duck Dynasty' family launching gun line

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="45Y25majo5LQJBt9f0bkoc4zgenx-FJu" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d" autoplay="t"] (CNNMoney) The family-owned business at the center of the hit TV show "Duck Dynasty" has launched its own line of guns. The gunmaker Mossberg has more…

Walmart recalls donkey-meat snacks in China

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (REUTERS) Walmart has recalled donkey meat sold at some of its China stores after tests showed the meat contained DNA from other animals. According to Reuters, Walmart said more…

Chinese tycoon wants to buy N.Y. Times

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNSNews.com) – The New York Times Company says it’s not for sale, but a high-profile Chinese businessman and philanthropist eager to buy what he views as the world’s more…

Gold suffers worst year since 1981

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (ASSOCIATED PRESS) — The price of gold closed out its worst year since 1981 Tuesday as the U.S. economy improved, inflation remained at bay and worries about the more…

No retirement for more American workers

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (ASSOCIATED PRESS) — Tom Edwards grew up in a family that's been cutting trees and hauling timber in the Pacific Northwest for more than a century. The Spanaway, more…