Apple Inc. , the maker of the iPad and the iPhone, sued three sellers of computer equipment for infringing a design patent.
Ecuador’s spat with the U.S. over the fugitive whistleblower Edward Snowden cost exporters special access to the world’s biggest economy and may make the country’s planned bond sale more expensive.
Brazilian real bears are being hurt by President Dilma Rousseff’s bid to use the currency to tame inflation before elections in October.
Billionaire hedge fund manager Paul Singer has dismissed attempts by Argentine bondholders to orchestrate a deal that would end his legal claims against the country, calling the initiative pointless.
Ecuador’s economy expanded at its slowest pace in eight quarters in the first three months of the year, as construction and agriculture output slumped.
Ecuador’s economy, South America’s seventh biggest, is growing at its weakest pace since 2010 as lower oil prices and limited financing options after a 2008 default crimped government spending and cooled domestic demand.
"They obviously can't tighten too much, because growth is so weak-- we're in a recession now, so it does not make any sense."
- Michael Henderson on Oct 31, 2014