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Google is one of the major U.S. corporations researching the power of color in the working world, in everything from workspaces to marketing and branding.
Shares of Technip SA rallied 6.8% at the open on Monday after the oil-and-gas services company late Sunday said it had dropped plans to buy CGG .
A union has launched a three-day strike at five Amazon.com distribution centers in Germany, the latest in a string of walkouts in a long-running wage dispute with the American online retailer.
South Korean online retailers say demand for macadamia nuts has skyrocketed after a Korean Air Lines executive delayed a plane over an incident now dubbed "nut rage." Auction, a South Korean unit of eBay, said Monday that sales of macadamias surged nearly 1,200 percent during the five days to Sunday without any sales promotions.
Asian stocks slid Monday after Wall Street suffered its biggest weekly loss in more than two years following another slump in oil prices.
Here are the latest trading levels for Asia's major stock markets: Tokyo (Nikkei Average) down 1.2% ; Hong Kong (Hang Seng Index) down 1.5% ; Shanghai (Shanghai Composite Index) down 1.2% ; Sydney (S&P/ASX 200) down 0.8% ; Seoul (Kospi) down 0.6% ; Taipei (Taiex) down 0.9% Copyright © 2014 MarketWatch, Inc.
Hong Kong stocks headed toward a third straight day of losses Monday morning, tracking U.S. losses at the end of last week and reacting to a research report from China's central bank predicting the country's economic growth could decrease to 7.1% next year on slowing property investment.
Japanese stocks gave ground Monday, taking cues from Friday's losses on Wall Street and some gains for the yen.
Unknown gunmen entered a cafe in Sydney's business district Monday morning, taking as many as 20 hostages, reports from the Australian city said.
Japanese business sentiment showed some relative weakness among the top manufacturers, though other segments indicated some improvement, according to the Bank of Japan's closely watched quarterly "tankan" survey.
Australian stocks took a turn for the worse Monday morning, as the S&P/ASX 200 pulled back by 1.2% with resource shares leading the way down.
PetSmart Inc. said Sunday that it had agreed to be sold to a consortium led by BC Partners Inc. for $83.00 per share in cash, valuing the deal at a total of about $8.7 billion.
PetSmart is being sold to a group of investors led by buyout firm BC Partners for $8.7 billion.
The father of the modern baseball trading card who designed the famed Topps versions in the 1950s has died.
The number of homes and businesses still without power in Vermont has dropped to just under 4,000.
President Barack Obama's pick to head the Social Security Administration has run into more trouble after Senate Democrats canceled a procedural vote on her nomination.
Criminals stole personal information from tens of millions of Americans in data breaches this past year.
As soon as Mark Kim found out his personal information was compromised in a data breach at Target last year, the 36-year-old tech worker signed up for the retailer's free credit monitoring offer so he would be notified if someone used his identity to commit fraud.
The 2014 lobster fishing season appears to have resulted in a lower total catch than the previous two years — meaning slightly higher prices for consumers — but it remained a productive year, lobstermen say.
President Barack Obama's health insurance program faces another big test Monday.