Low oil prices have reduced oil exploration and development activity around the world.
The American car-maker General Motors and Lyft Incorporated, a ride-sharing service, reportedly will start testing GM automobiles as driverless taxis.
Housing costs are rising in northern California because of a small supply of rental apartments and growing demand for them by technology workers.
Apple is the world’s most valuable company.
The number of people from other countries — especially China — who want to invest in the United States in exchange for a permanent resident visa reached its highest level in 2015.
The Japanese yen has risen to its highest value in relation to the United States dollar in one and one half years.
American women who work as computer programmers, chefs and dentists earn 28 percent less than men doing the same jobs.
Tuan Do of New York says Amazon has banned him from shopping on that website.
The best whisky in the world came from Taiwan.
More than one-third of U.S. innovators are born outside the U.S.