The 312,000 nonfarm payrolls added in December does little to clarify whether the economy is slowing, since jobs data tends to lag.
Update (12/20/2018, 3:39 p.m. ET): In an afternoon session, the House voted 187-170 along party lines to reject a resolution from House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) that would allow Congress to fund the government and prevent an imminent shutdown. The Rules Committee is now expected to meet later today,
Another day, another stock market setback for once high-flying technology companies, which have lost roughly $1 trillion in the latest stock market slide. Shares of the core group of consumer technology companies, including Facebook, Amazon, Apple, Alphabet and Netflix, are falling again — contributing to the big indexes like the Dow Jones
Despite South Africa having experienced subpar economic growth in the last decade, financial services firm Citibank economist Gina Schoeman believes this year has marked a positive turning point for the country. While the country's gross domestic product (GDP) growth is expected to be only 0.8% this year, she pointed out
Japan-based accounting software company Freee, one of the country’s most-prominent startups, has raised a $60 million Series E funding round as it bids to expand its services into other areas of management for its customers. Freee was founded six years ago — we wrote about the startup when it raised a Series
Naspers, the South Africa-based firm that famously backed Chinese giant Tencent in its infancy, is in talks to invest in Singapore-based startup Carousell, according to two sources with knowledge of discussions. Carousell offers a mobile app that combines listings with peer-to-peer selling across Southeast Asia, Taiwan and Hong Kong.