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President Obama's appearance at the United Nations this week is essentially his last opportunity to use the high-profile global platform to press his foreign-policy agenda.
Royal Dutch Shell is pulling out of exploration in Arctic waters off Alaska for the foreseeable future and could take a hit of up to $4.1 billion.
Vodafone, the world's second largest mobile operator, said on Monday it had ended talks with Liberty Global about an exchange of assets.
Stocks' September shenanigans continued last week as the S&P 500 lost more than one percent and although the Dow Jones Industrial Average notched a triple-digit gain last Friday, a problem is surfacing: Increasingly bearish action in the biotechnology space.
At 8 a.m. on Sunday, Pope Francis met with five adults who suffered abuse by priests when they were minors.
Cuba's President Raul Castro, speaking at the United Nations for the first time, on Saturday hailed renewed diplomatic ties with the United States as "major progress" but slammed a U.S. trade embargo as the top obstacle to Cuba's economic development.
Pope Francis celebrated Mass in Philadelphia Saturday on the final leg of his U.S. tour.
Exchange traded funds tracking Brazilian stocks are getting some much-needed relief today on news the embattled government there will intervene to stem the fall of the real, the Brazilian currency.
At the opening bell, the Dow saw immediate gains, which went as high up as 264 points before falling more than 200 points in the final few hours of trade.
The September jobs report is out next week and the Federal Reserve will be watching for additional signs that the U.S. labor market is strengthening.
With the odds of a September rate hike put to bed, investors on Wall Street searched for a catalyst this week to drive momentum.
U.S. stocks ended the week with a whimper, turning big opening gains into losses by the end of the session Friday.
U.S. equity markets quickly lost momentum in the final hour of trading as biotechs weighed heavily on the Nasdaq, and the Dow gave up a more than 200-point rally.
Palladium futures climbed Friday to tally a weekly gain of more than 9%--their largest weekly gain in almost four years thanks to the Volkswagen scandal.
President Barack Obama on Friday said he was pleased by the promises and pledges of law enforcement cooperation on cybersecurity made by China's President Xi Jinping during their White House meeting, but said he would be watching now to see "are words followed by actions."
The U.S. and China have agreed to conduct regular telephone discussions on bilateral economic policy concerns, China's President Xi Jinping said Friday.
Gold futures finished lower Friday, a day after Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen said she expects an interest-rate hike in 2015.
Shares of Twitter Inc. fell 4% Friday, causing the stock to trade at $25.62 in mid-day trading, below its initial public offering price of $26.
The Finish Line Inc. (s: finl) was downgraded to neutral from buy at Monness Crespi Hardt & Co.
Oil futures held their gains after data