FedEx said Monday it approved the repurchase of up to 15 million shares of its stock, which would cost $2.43 billion based on its current share price.
The justices' order by a 5-4 vote Monday granted a request from state officials to wipe out a week in Ohio when people could both register to vote and cast ballots.
State environmental officials are taking a closer look at the impact of more than 2 billion gallons of heated water discharged each day into Long Island Sound from Connecticut's nuclear plant.
Big changes are on the horizon for many low-income Maine residents as Gov. Paul LePage's administration plans to move forward next month with new rules that will require food stamp users to have a job and some welfare recipients to be drug-tested to continue receiving benefits.
An executive at Pacific Investment Management Co. defended the company in front of hundreds of top Morgan Stanley financial advisers at a gathering in Miami on Monday, according to people familiar with the matter.
U.S. crude oil rose on Monday backed by strong U.S. economic data, while Brent edged up after nearing a two-year low last week.
Business software maker Tibco Software on Monday agreed to be bought by private equity firm Vista Equity Partners for $4.3 billion, the latest software company to go private after becoming a target for activist investors.
Interest rates on short-term Treasury bills were mixed in Monday's auction with rates on three-month bills rising to the highest level in three weeks, while rates on six-month bills were unchanged.
U.S. Secret Service spokesman Brian Leary said in an emailed statement that Secret Service officers received a report of shots fired near the embassy around 12:15 p.m. Monday.
U.S. stocks closed slightly lower on Monday after recovering most of an early slide.
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A New York judge has found Argentina in contempt of court for its open defiance of his orders regarding U.S. hedge funds that hold Argentina bonds.
Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Monday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market: NYSE Athlon Energy Inc., up $11.59 to $58.32 The oil and natural gas company is being bought by Encana for $5.93 billion in an effort to tap into the booming Permian Basin.
In another volatile day for Wall Street, stocks recovered some of their losses but remained solidly in the red Monday amid global worries and questions over interest rates.