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Business UK rejects 'appalling' EU demand for more money UK rejects 'appalling' EU demand for more money
British Prime Minister David Cameron insisted Friday he would not pay a European Union bill for an additional 2.1 billion euro ($2.65 billion) contribution to the EU coffers at a time of increasing pressure at home for the country to leave the bloc.
Business Amazon's loss makes holidays a question mark Amazon's loss makes holidays a question mark
Amazon's trademark smile icon is becoming more of a grimace. The world's largest online retailer reported a wider third-quarter loss than analysts expected and gave a disappointing holiday forecast.
Business Fuel costs ease, U.S. airline profits soar Fuel costs ease, U.S. airline profits soar
Profits are soaring at the biggest U.S. airlines, and a chunk of credit goes to those savings at the pump. Fuel is an airline's biggest expense.
Business U.S. jobless aid applications rise to 283,000 U.S. jobless aid applications rise to 283,000
The number of people applying for U.S. unemployment benefits rose last week after falling to a 14-year low the previous week. Despite the increase, weekly applications remain at historically low levels that suggest hiring is gaining steam.
Business U.S. consumer prices rose 0.1 percent in September U.S. consumer prices rose 0.1 percent in September
U.S. consumer prices edged up slightly in September, with the overall increase held back by a third straight monthly decline in gasoline prices. The tiny gain was the latest evidence that inflation remains benign.
Business Spot will cost you: Pet rents become apartment fad Spot will cost you: Pet rents become apartment fad
Pet security deposits register in the hundreds of dollars and are getting steeper. Now, a monthly rental payment ranging from $10 to $50 is quickly becoming the norm, adding to the cost.
Business Asia needs policy coordination amid slower economic growth Asia needs policy coordination amid slower economic growth
Asia-Pacific economies need to recalibrate financial policies in the face of slowing global growth, U.S. Deputy Treasury Secretary Sarah Bloom Raskin said Wednesday, following a meeting of regional financial officials to prepare for next month's Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum.