U.S. business borrowing for equipment falls 3% in November: ELFA

(Reuters) – U.S. companies’ borrowings for capital investments fell about 3% in November from a year…

Markets sleepy, dollar on hold ahead of U.S. GDP data

By Kate Duguid NEW YORK (Reuters) – The dollar was stalled on Thursday a day ahead…

New clean shipping fuel rules, but who polices the polluters?

By Jonathan Saul LONDON (Reuters) – Sweeping new fuel rules aiming to cut pollution belching from…

Argentine lawmakers open debate on Fernandez’s economic bill

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) – Congressional lawmakers from the party of Argentina’s new president began debate on…

Apple held talks to add James Bond, live sports to streaming service: WSJ

(Reuters) – Apple Inc <AAPL.O> executives met James Bond franchise-owner MGM Holdings Inc and the collegiate…

Facebook EU user data transfer contracts are legal, but risks ahead: EU court adviser

By Foo Yun Chee and Michele Sinner LUXEMBOURG (Reuters) – Agreements that let Facebook and other…

Spain’s BBVA to book impairment charge of $1.5 billion in the U.S.

MADRID (Reuters) – Spain’s BBVA <BBVA.MC> will book an impairment charge of $1.5 billion in the…

Bank of England audio leak gave head start on briefings

LONDON (Reuters) – A rogue supplier has been misusing audio feeds from Bank of England (BoE)…

Explainer: What BoE audio leak says about the information arms race in markets

By Tommy Wilkes LONDON (Reuters) – The Bank of England’s admission that a technical supplier leaked…

U.S. labor market on solid ground; mid-Atlantic factories sputter

By Lucia Mutikani WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits dropped…