Royal Bank of Scotland has yet to decide how many jobs it will cut at its investment bank after announcing a major downsizing of the business last week, its Chief Executive Ross McEwan said on Tuesday.
There is no reason for the U.S. central bank to be in a rush to tighten monetary policy, until it has much greater confidence that inflation will rise to an annual target of 2%, said Charles Evans, the president of the Chicago Fed, on Wednesday.
Adults only get flu twice a decade on average, scientists have found, suggesting that most of the coughs and colds that keep millions of people off work every year are down to other bugs.
People aren't the only ones suffering from a seemingly endless winter of bone-rattling cold, record-busting snow and ice-slick sidewalks.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel and the president of the European Union's executive branch are cautioning against speculation that Greece will need a third financial bailout.
Traders were also looking to weekly U.S. government inventories data due on Wednesday to provide direction. An industry report showed a smaller than expected build-up in U.S. commercial crude stocks last week.
Exxon Mobil Corp. said on Wednesday that it expects 2015 capital spending of $34 billion, down 12% from a year ago, but plans to increase production volumes by 2% to 4.1 million oil-equivalent barrels per day.
International Business Machines Corp said on Wednesday it had acquired AlchemyAPI, a fast-growing startup selling software that collects and analyzes unstructured text and data in ways big enterprises, website publishers and advertisers find useful.
The struggling teen apparel retailer said its quarterly profit dropped by a third, dented by low demand for its Hollister and namesake brands, as well as discounts and the effects of a stronger dollar.
With legalization of recreational cannabis now in three states and the District of Columbia, and with medical marijuana laws passed in 23 states, there are going to be more impaired people everywhere, including on the road.
A D.C.-based policy group contends BHA -- a grassroots organization that's waded into Minnesota energy, land use and mining issues -- not only fails the duck test, but functions as a "green decoy" on behalf of hard-core environmentalists.
The people who die from heroin-related overdoses in the U.S. now tend to be young, white and live in the Midwest, according to a government report.
Days ahead of the monthly U.S. employment report, payroll processor ADP reported private-sector employers added 212,000 jobs last month, fewer than the 220,000 jobs economists forecast.
France's top appeals court has approved the extradition of a Kazakh oligarch-turned-dissident to Russia or Ukraine.
Poland's central bank has cut its key interest rate by half a percentage point to a historic low of 1.5 percent amid concerns over deflation, a sustained drop in consumer prices that can hurt the economy.
Toyota has announced sweeping management changes that consolidate power with North American CEO Jim Lentz and promote some U.S. executives to senior posts in Japan.
U.S. equity futures pointed to another lower open on Wall Street as traders keep an eye focused on economic data including private sector employment.