About 10 hours ahead of the start of U.S. stock trade in New York, share-index futures were implying a weaker open for the Wednesday session.
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.