Asian shares meandered Wednesday following a volatile session on Wall Street as investors remained edgy over the slump in oil and metal prices.
The company that runs bike-sharing programs in New York, Chicago and other major cities is changing its name from Alta Bicycle Share to Motivate.
The House moved Tuesday toward approving a measure aimed at softening legislation responding to the 2008 financial crisis that put banks and Wall Street under the most sweeping rules since the Great Depression.
Hong Kong stocks extended gains Wednesday morning, shrugging off weakness in many of the other Asia bourses and in the U.S. market amid crude oil's continuous slide.
A federal grand jury has indicted a former country-club bartender who allegedly threatened to kill House Speaker John Boehner, reports said Tuesday.
Here are the latest trading levels for Asia's major stock markets: Tokyo (Nikkei Average) down 0.8% ; Hong Kong (Hang Seng Index) up 0.2% ; Shanghai (Shanghai Composite Index) up 0.8% ; Sydney (S&P/ASX 200) down 0.2% ; Seoul (Kospi) up 0.2% ; Taipei (Taiex) down 0.4% Copyright © 2015 MarketWatch, Inc.
Entergy Corp. acknowledged Tuesday that it didn't follow some radiation safety monitoring procedures during a refueling of its Palisades Nuclear Power Plant in southwestern Michigan last year but says federal regulators should treat it as a low-level violation.
The Missouri Supreme Court on Tuesday issued three rulings limiting some sales tax exemptions for construction activities by businesses.
The Obama administration is putting the energy industry on notice that it intends to curb methane emissions by nearly half through regulations affecting oil and gas production.
Japanese stocks lost more altitude in early Wednesday action, with deflation fears, a weak U.S. lead and especially further gains for the yen all helping to push the Nikkei Stock Average down 0.9% and the broader Topix down 0.8%.
A former Ohio country club bartender -- who told authorities that he was Jesus Christ -- threatened to murder House Speaker John Boehner last fall because he believed the Ohio congressman was responsible for Ebola, according to records made available Tuesday.
Australian stocks shook modestly lower in early Wednesday trade, with weak resource prices helping drive the benchmark S&P/ASX 200 down 0.2% after losing 0.3% in the previous session.
The Port of Oakland has reached an all-time high in cargo volume thanks to a stronger U.S. demand for Asian goods and because busy ports in Southern California have diverted some of their cargo north to Oakland.
Mohawk Industries Inc. said late Tuesday it agreed to buy vinyl-flooring maker IVC Group for $1.2 billion in cash and stock.
The head of electric car maker Tesla Motors says the company should turn a profit in five years after it brings a lower-cost car to market.
Tesla Motors Chief Executive Elon Musk said on Tuesday that the electric luxury car maker's sales in China were "unexpectedly weak" during the fourth quarter, but sought to assure an audience in Detroit the problems are being fixed.
United Airlines is considering cutting up to 2,000 jobs at 28 airports around the country and hiring a contractor to do the work.