Markets / Finance
- Manufacturing, Construction Data Point To Sturdy US Growth
September 02 2014 7:40 PM
Tuesday's upbeat data added to reports on employment and housing that have suggested growth remains sturdy, despite a slowdown in consumer spending in recent months.
- Amid Occupy Central Protests in Hong Kong, Other Finance Hubs Appeal To Investors
September 02 2014 5:22 PM
As the Occupy Central movement takes hold in Hong Kong, experts ponder alternative finance hubs.
- Former US Senators Join Russian Bank As Lobbyists
September 02 2014 3:04 PM
Already targeted by sanctions from the Obama administration, a Russian bank has hired former Senators John Breaux and Trent Lott as lobbyists.
- Cantor's New Firm Accused Of Misleading Investors
September 02 2014 1:56 PM
Investors in beauty manufacturer Coty Inc. say Moelis and other Wall Street powers did not disclose important information before the IPO.
- More Than A Million Ukrainians Displaced By Conflict
September 02 2014 8:41 AM
More than one million people have been displaced by the conflict in Ukraine, including 814,000 Ukrainians now in Russia with various forms of status, the UNHCR United Nations refugee agency said on Tuesday.
- 4 Stocks Likely To Fall After Apple's Big Rollout
September 02 2014 8:12 AM
These companies have a had a great ride piggybacking on Apple Corp. stock, but that may end with the September 9 new-product announcements.
- Dethroned Beauty Queen Refuses To Return Crown
September 02 2014 7:57 AM
A Burmese woman was stripped of her title after she failed to go through a breast enhancement surgery that was paid for by the pageant.
- Tesla Motors Stock Should Be Bought, $400 A Share Likely, Analyst Says
September 02 2014 7:45 AM
Tesla Motors appears to have carved out a defensible niche in the global market for luxury electric vehicles, ans one analyst expects its stock to hit $400 a share.
- China Losing Its Sheen For Foreign Companies, Report Says
September 02 2014 5:09 AM
Nearly half of all respondents in a survey of U.S. businesses said foreign firms were being singled out in a government crackdown.
- Eric Cantor Joins New York Investment Bank
September 02 2014 1:55 AM
Cantor, considered a link between Wall Street and the GOP, had raised nearly $1.4 million since 2012 from several financial firms.
- Alibaba IPO Investor Roadshow Curtain May Rise Next Week
September 01 2014 1:21 PM
Alibaba's roadshow may get under way Sept. 8, as the company gets ready for what might be the biggest IPO in U.S. history.
- New Heart Drug Cuts Cardiovascular Death Risk By 20%
August 30 2014 4:45 PM
Novartis plans to file an application for marketing authorization of LCZ696 with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration this year.
- Fiat Chrysler Sees New York Stock-Market Listing In October
August 30 2014 12:24 PM
"The most likely date for the listing in the U.S. is October 13," Fiat Chrysler Automobiles CEO Sergio Marchionne said Saturday.
- Brazil's Economy In Recession For First Time In 5 Years
August 29 2014 1:08 PM
Investment and government spending are falling as consumer spending remains weak in Latin America's largest economy.
- Labor Day Travel 2014: Knee Defender Takes Flight
August 29 2014 10:47 AM
Some airlines ban the new device that protects knees from reclining seats, but there's no FAA prohibition against it.
- The Top 10 Stocks In The Biggest China Exchange Traded Fund
August 29 2014 8:45 AM
The biggest China fund in the U.S. is selling like hotcakes as investors expect more stimulus.
- Do Big Food Acquisitions Really Boost Sustainability?
August 28 2014 9:30 PM
Major food corporations buy small companies dedicated to sustainability in order to help their own practices -- and their images. Does it work?
- German GDP Stumbles On Fears Of Ukraine War
August 28 2014 3:15 PM
Falling German investment and trade with Russia is only partly to blame for the economy's recent faltering.
- Small State, Big Losses On A Wall Street Gamble
August 28 2014 1:34 PM
Rhode Island's embrace of "alternative investments" has generated large Wall Street fees but small returns that have cost taxpayers millions.
- Experimental Ebola Vaccine From GlaxoSmithKline Approved for Testing on Humans
August 28 2014 1:10 PM
The current Ebola outbreak, which particularly affected West Africa, has so far claimed 1,427 lives in four countries. A cure for the virus is yet to be discovered.