Tag Archives: U.S.

Can Amazon Prime Sign Up Half of U.S. Households by 2020?

Filed under: Amazon.com, Shopping, Consumer Goods, Internet, Music & Entertainment Daniel Acker/Bloomberg via Getty Images By Rebecca Borison Amazon.com (AMZN) is known for keeping quiet when it comes to numbers on its Prime membership program, but analysts certainly have high hopes for the subscription service. Ben Schachter, an analyst at Macquarie Securities, recently told The New York Times that by ...

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U.S., Japan display warships amid rising tensions with China

Fred LambertTOKYO, Oct. 18 (UPI) — The United States and Japan showed off their naval prowess during a review ceremony in Tokyo Harbor amid regional territorial disputes with China. Latest News – UPI.com

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South Korea cuts interest rate but trade with U.S. soars

Elizabeth ShimSEOUL, March 12 (UPI) — Trade between the United States and South Korea grew nearly 14 percent three years after the signing of a bilateral free trade agreement in 2012, but South Korea’s central bank cut its base rate to a record low, citing a slower-than-expected economic recovery. Top News – UPI.com

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USDA approves new biotech apple for growth in U.S.

Doug G. WareWASHINGTON, Feb. 13 (UPI) — They say an apple a day keeps the doctor away, but a new biotech version — approved Friday for growth in the U.S. — also keeps the spoiling away, as well. Latest News – UPI.com

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U.S. troops in Ebola fight will return home

Ed AdamczykWASHINGTON, Feb. 11 (UPI) — The majority of U.S. troops in West Africa, assisting in containing the Ebola epidemic, will be home by Apr. 30, the White House announced. Latest News – UPI.com

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Apple sets U.S. record with market value above $700 billion

Business February 11, 2015 7:25 AMBy THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Apple has set a record on Wall Street: It’s the first U.S. company to be worth more than $ 700 billion based on the value of its stock at the close of trading Tuesday. Photo Credit: Getty Images advertisement | advertise on newsday advertisement | advertise on newsday Apple has set ...

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U.S. oil production down, OPEC says

Daniel J. GraeberVIENNA, Feb. 9 (UPI) — Apart from Texas and North Dakota, oil production from the Lower 48 states is on the decline, OPEC said in its market report for February. Top News – UPI.com

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Expelling Syrian diplomats overdue, U.S. lawmakers say

WASHINGTON, March 19 (UPI) — A decision from the U.S. State Department to expel Syrian diplomats from the country was long overdue, members of the House Foreign Affairs Committee said. Special Reports – UPI.com

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Pope Francis to address U.S. Congress on Sept. 24

Ed AdamczykWASHINGTON, Feb. 5 (UPI) — Pope Francis will deliver an unprecedented address to a joint session of the U.S. Congress on Sept. 24, House Speaker John Boehner announced Thursday. Top News – UPI.com

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