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Oil futures slid further downhill in electronic trade early Monday, with a rising dollar helping weigh on the commodity.
The chairman of Chinese smartphone brand Xiaomi says its sales more than doubled last year to $12.2 billion.
Here are the latest trading levels for Asia's major stock markets: Tokyo (Nikkei Average) down 0.7% ; Hong Kong (Hang Seng Index) down 0.4% ; Shanghai (Shanghai Composite Index) up 0.8% ; Sydney (S&P/ASX 200) up 0.3% ; Seoul (Kospi) down 0.8% ; Taipei (Taiex) down 0.9% Copyright © 2015 MarketWatch, Inc.
Hong Kong stocks declined Monday morning, following a weak trend seen in the Japanese market, as the euro fell to its lowest level in more than eight years amid concerns over Greece's future in the eurozone.
FairPoint and unions officials representing more than 1,700 striking workers have resumed negotiations for the first time in more than a month.
Japanese stocks declined into the new year Monday, with the Nikkei Stock Average returning from a five-day holiday to lose 1%, while the Topix retreated 1.2%.
Australian stocks moved higher in early Monday trade, with the S&P/ASX 200 rising 0.4% to defy downbeat cues from the index futures, thanks in large part to strength in the energy names and select mining shares.
The pilots union at American Airlines has agreed to vote on a five-year contract proposal that would boost pay by more than 26 percent and offer smaller raises in later years.
Mark Zuckerberg is attempting to add a little more "book" to Facebook.
Hollywood kicked off the New Year with more of the same, as "The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies" topped the weekend box office for the third straight weekend.
While the gadgets of the future are only just arriving in Las Vegas for the annual International CES show, officials at the city's main airport are updating a decades-old terminal to cater to legions of tech-savvy travelers.
A looming debate in the state capital could determine just how much rent could increase for more than 2 million residents in New York City.
A privately run prison in northeast Ohio won't close completely after the U.S. Bureau of Prisons pulls 1,400 offenders from the facility next year.
An unusual home taking shape inside General Motors' Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly plant is intended to be part of a movement to rebuild Detroit's economy and deteriorating housing stock.
Atlantic City Mayor Don Guardian predicts 2015 will be "a year of healing" for his shell-shocked seaside resort.
A co-founder of Mercury Records and an innovator in the digital music industry has died.
The top Republican leader in the Vermont Senate says he thinks the only way the state can close a budget deficit forecast of $100 million for the next fiscal year is by cutting spending and seeking new sources of revenue.
Philadelphia is gearing up to roll out a bike share program this spring that makes biking convenient for the masses.
Projected state budget deficits and an aging transportation infrastructure are among the key challenges Connecticut lawmakers are expected tackle when they convene the new legislative session.