China Property Prices Rise on Month in July for 2nd Straight Month
Average property prices in 70 Chinese cities rose in July on a sequential basis, according to a government survey, indicating the turnaround in June--which broke eight months of decline--is gaining momentum.
Brazil Mining Company Manabi Cancels IPO Plans on Sao Paulo Stock Exchange
Brazil's Manabi SA, a company in a preoperational phase that has rights to explore some iron-ore mines, said late Friday that it has canceled plans for an initial public offering on the Sao Paulo Stock Exchange.
Arguments Near Their End in Apple's Lawsuit Against Samsung
SAN JOSE, Calif.--Apple Inc.'s (AAPL) patent case against Samsung Electronics Co. (SSNHY, 005930.SE) moved closer to its final stages Friday, as the two tech titans presented their last witnesses in the high-stakes patent trial.
CBS Drops Lawsuit Against ABC's 'Glass House'
CBS Corp. (CBS) has dropped a lawsuit that alleged Walt Disney Co.'s (DIS) ABC Network violated copyright law in its new reality show, "The Glass House." CBS filed suit in May against ABC, alleging that "Glass House" was a copy of its own reality show, "Big Brother." On Friday, CBS filed notice of
Weekly U.S. Stock-Trading Volume Lowest So Far This Year
Stocks may be on a virtual tear--but who's buying? The Dow industrials and the S&P 500 are both on the brink of multiyear highs, but volumes across U.S. markets this week hit their lowest levels of the year.
Rep. Paul Ryan Releases Two Years of Tax Returns
GOP vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan posted two years' worth of tax returns on his campaign website on Friday while his running mate continues to face criticism for not being transparent about his finances.
Google's Motorola Files New Patent Complaint Against Apple
Google Inc.'s (GOOG) Motorola Mobility unit said Friday it has filed a new claim with the U.S. International Trade Commission alleging that rival Apple Inc. (AAPL) has infringed seven of its patents.
Snagged: $600M Ponzi Scheme Shut Down, SEC Says
The regulator said it shut down ZeekRewards.com and won a court ordered emergency asset freeze to protect some of the 1 million investors it had attracted.
Canadian Newspaper Owner Proposes $13 Billion Refinery
The owner of a British Columbia newspaper chain Friday proposed spending 13 billion Canadian dollars (US$13.1 billion) to build an oil refinery on Canada's west coast that would refine crude from oil sands before shipment to Asia.