The new minimum wage adopted in SeaTac, Wash., illustrates the impact a significant wage hike can have in a small community and the problems rising wages pose for small businesses.
The recent deaths of four workers at an iPhone plant operated by Taiwan's Pegatron highlight the challenges that Apple and its suppliers face to maintain worker safety and enforce age rules.
The International Air Transport Association raised its net profit projection for global airlines this year by 10%, but said profits remain insufficient to cover carriers' investment needs.
Industrial output fell in October, raising questions about the sustainability of the currency area's return to economic growth.
Korea Aerospace Industries has sealed a fighter-jet deal valued at $1.1 billion from the Iraqi government, South Korea's largest ever arms export contract.
Ziggo said it is in talks with U.S. cable company Liberty Global about a potential takeover that could value the Dutch cable and telephone provider at more than $8 billion.