As women make strides in the workplace and men shoulder more caregiving duties at home, few fathers have workplace flexibility figured out.
Crude-oil futures pulled back on Tuesday, giving up some of the strong gains seen in the last three sessions, as worries about China’s economy resurfaced.
Battered by a commodities slump, China’s wobbles and eye-watering household debt, one of the world’s most successful economies of recent times is facing a sharp reversal of fortune.
Evidence gathered pace on Tuesday that China’s economic slowdown is rippling across Asia, including a startling plunge in South Korean exports and softening manufacturing in Malaysia and Vietnam.
Cartons of Blue Bell ice cream began reappearing in grocery stores in cities Monday, a major step after the ice-cream maker yanked all its products following a deadly listeria outbreak and faced a financial crisis.
China’s economy is indeed struggling. But unlike the stock market, real activity isn’t in free fall.
Traders involved in the Dubai spot market question Chinaoil’s motives, saying its market dominance is distorting prices.
Norway’s Aker Solutions ASA said it would shed up to 500 jobs in Norway, as the oil-services company continues to suffer from a slowdown in the subsea market.
Rare-earths miner Lynas aims to raise its output of elements used in high-tech products, even as rival Molycorp looks to wind down production at its U.S. mine.
Global shares fell, burdened by disappointing manufacturing data out of China, which fueled fresh concerns over growth in the world’s second-largest economy.