Google usurps Apple as darling of Wall Street, but dangers lie ahead - 8 months ago
The web giant's share price has soared, but it could learn lessons from its Silicon Valley rival.
Samsung's tablet sales soar as Apple's grip on market loosens - 10 months ago
Apple's grip on the multi-billion-dollar tablet computer industry is showing the first signs of loosening, as arch-rival Samsung doubled its market share in the last quarter.
You can avoid the cliff, Obama tells Congress - 11 months ago
While Democrat leader Harry Reid said the parties remained 'apart on some pretty big issues', his Republican counterpart Mitch McConnell claimed to be speaking directly to vice-president Joe Biden, in an effort to 'jump-start' the stalled talks.
The world needs a US Treasury secretary history will remember - 1 year ago
The most pressing issue facing Washington is to steer the economy away from the fiscal cliff, a debt accord would ensure his place in history.
Obama must lead charge for compromise to face challenges that lie ahead - 1 year ago
After the Republicans wrestled back control of the House of Representatives in late 2010, Washington could not achieve it except for last-ditch deals hatched in the shadow of potential calamities like national default.
US fiscal cliff: Winner Obama prepares for battle with Congress - 1 year ago
The president faces an urgent challenge to prevent the gridlock that scarred his first term as fears grew that politicians will fail to cut a deal to stop the economy falling over a 'fiscal cliff'.
The winner's White House in-tray - 1 year ago
The issues piling up on the Oval Office desk start with the American economy but quickly spread to challenges overseas. Here we look at those likely to shape the next four years.
US Prez polls: 'Winner won't have long to save the world from the fiscal cliff' - 1 year ago
The winner of the election must act decisively to avert the so-called fiscal cliff of spending cuts and tax rises or risk tipping the global economy back into recession, the world's biggest economies have warned.
There remain dark clouds on the horizon for US economy - 1 year ago
The most pessimistic economists estimate the damage from Hurricane Sandy will knock a few percentage points off US economic growth this quarter.
Hurricane Sandy: US braced for gigantic cost of the storm - 1 year ago
Hurricane Sandy threatens to cause significant damage to the US economy, with some experts warning that its impact could even be bad enough to slow America's economic growth this quarter.