Brazil Economy Surprisingly Weak, Adds to Global Fears

Brazil's economy posted extremely disappointing growth in the third quarter, piling pressure on President Dilma Rousseff to make deeper structural reforms and adding to fears that big emerging markets are getting dragged into the stagnant morass of the global economy.

Apple's iPhone 5 Sales Could Boost US Economy

Widely anticipated, Apple is expected to unveil the iPhone 5 on Wednesday, Sept. 12 and while techies are patiently waiting to see what the next generation iPhone has to offer, economist are waiting to see what the phone has to offer the economy.