A former chief executive of
specialty finance lender Hercules Capital Inc has
agreed to plead guilty to participating in what authorities say
is the largest college admissions scam uncovered in the United
States, prosecutors said on Friday.
Italy probably posted little or no
economic growth in the third quarter, continuing the flat trend
of the last 18 months, the Bank of Italy said on Friday.
White House trade adviser
Peter Navarro on Friday pointed to next month’s Asia-Pacific
Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum in Chile as the Trump
administration seeks to formalize its “phase one” trade pact
Croatia backed down on changes to
its pension system on Friday as parliament reinstated a
retirement age of 65 after leading trade unions staged protests
against a rise to 67.
Credit card issuer American Express Co
reported a higher-than-expected rise in third-quarter
profit on Friday, as more people used cards to shop, pay bills
and make big ticket purchases.