Fed holds steady on rates, seeks further economic gains

...further problems in the global economy, whether that is in China or in Europe."Stock investors responded positively. The...including two U.S. monthly jobs reports and economic turmoil in China and Greece."If we were hoping to see more of the Fed's...

Delta Air to buy stake in China Eastern Airlines

...will pay $450 million to buy a stake in China Eastern Airlines as the Atlanta-based airline seeks to expand into China's fast-growing travel industry.The...55 percent stake in Shanghai-based China Eastern and an observer seat on China...

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Volkswagen sold more vehicles than Toyota in first half

...Sales were robust in Europe and North America but fell in China, usually a strong market for the company. Its first-half...the first half, Toyota's sales grew in U.S., Mexico and China.Last year, Toyota sold 10.23 million vehicles, beating...

Ford surprises in 2Q with record North American profit

...the year in the upper end of the 8.5 percent to 9.5 percent range, Shanks said. The company lost money in Europe, South America and the Middle East but earned a record profit of $192 million in Asia despite a sales slowdown in China.

Organizers believe 2016 Olympics will show better side of Brazil

...candidate," said IOC executive board member Juan Antonio Samaranch Jr., of Spain. BEIJING BID FACES SAME OLD QUESTIONS: Two of China's most storied winter Olympic athletes faced tough questions about Beijing's bid for the 2022 Winter Games ? namely about...

Evans family searching for adoptive parents for Chinese orphan

...48 hours after arriving on a plane from China, 6-year-old Noah had adapted to his...biological sons and three daughters adopted from China ? welcomed Noah into their home to give...than girls are available for adoption in China, she said.Noah was left at the gate...

Plunge in Chinese shares helps send global markets lower

NEW YORK - The worst drop in China's stock market in eight years helped...for investors this summer.By the time China's Shanghai benchmark index peaked in...stock market is starting to do damage to China's economy. ."Rightly or wrongly...

IOC faces stark differences in Olympic host hopefuls

...the city to beat ? largely because of China's geopolitical might."There is no...winter Olympic sports bodies. "You know. China."A year ago, it would have been hard to...one that canbe relied upon because of China's experience, manpower and political will...

Airlines are looking to biofuels to meet soaring passenger demand

...They have no other choice.As people in countries such as China, India and Indonesia get wealthier they are increasingly turning...sustainable biofuel research programs in the U.S., Australia, China, Brazil, Japan and the United Arab Emirates.United Airlines...