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Ramp up role in Bitcoin, US consumer agency told

Last Updated: Saturday, June 28, 2014, 09:26

The US Consumer Financial Protection Bureau should play a bigger role in shielding people against risks from virtual currencies such as Bitcoin, a government watchdog said on Friday.

US consumer confidence rises in June

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 24, 2014, 22:17

The consumer confidence index rose to 85.2, up from 82.2 the previous month.

US inflation rise boosts dollar, Treasury yields; stocks mixed

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 17, 2014, 22:01

US Treasuries` prices fell on the CPI data, which analysts said may give the Fed more confidence in quickening an end of its extremely low interest rate regime.

P&G sells most pet-care assets to Mars for $2.9 bn

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014, 22:15

Procter & Gamble will sell most of its pet care business to Mars for USD 2.9 billion as the US consumer-products giant streamlines its businesses, the companies announced Wednesday.

Gold price above 5-week low, but stronger dollar, shares cap gains

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 26, 2014, 18:18

Spot gold was up 0.3 percent at USD 1,314.60 an ounce, just off USD 1,305.59, the lowest level since February 14 it hit on Tuesday.

Gold price bounces back from near 6-week low but physical demand lags

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 26, 2014, 10:20

Gold rose 0.2 percent, or USD 2.11 an ounce, to USD 1,312.55 Wednesday after falling to USD 1,305.59 an ounce yesterday, its lowest since February 14.

Gold price today: Latest updates

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 26, 2014, 10:24

Gold prices gained by Rs 124 to Rs 30,244 per ten grams in futures trade Tuesday.

Tesla Model S rated best 2014 vehicle to buy

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 26, 2014, 08:56

The US consumer shopping guide selected Tesla as the best overall in test performance, reliability and safety as the car made its first appearance on the annual list of top 10 vehicle categories.

Asian stocks gain on US retail data

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 15, 2014, 09:36

Asian shares made guarded gains on Wednesday as surprising strength in U.S. consumer spending reassured investors the recovery in the world`s largest economy had not been derailed, lifting the dollar and Wall Street.

US economy grew at robust 4.1% pace in third quarter

Last Updated: Saturday, December 21, 2013, 12:06

It was the strongest growth in the world's largest economy since the fourth quarter of 2011, when the pace hit 4.9 percent.

Gold prices hold ground ahead of Fed decision on stimulus

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 18, 2013, 09:57

Gold edged higher on Wednesday after the previous day`s slide, ahead of a key U.S. Federal Reserve decision on when to begin rolling back its massive monetary stimulus.

US consumer prices fall slightly in October

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 20, 2013, 23:26

The fall in gasoline prices was the main reason for October`s decline, the Commerce Department reported.