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The nation's No. 2 bank by assets posted a smaller third-quarter loss than Wall Street expected, and revealed a top-line beat.
PNC Financial Services Group Inc. on Wednesday posted third-quarter net income of $1.04 billion, or $1.79 a share, compared with $1.03 billion, or $1.77 a share, in the year-earlier period.
The Labor Department reports on U.S. producer price inflation in September.
New York City taxi riders have one less way to hail a cab.
KeyCorp reported earnings and revenue that fell short of Wall Street expectations.
The drugmaker Shire wants AbbVie to stick with its roughly $55 billion acquisition bid, and it is reminding its U.S. counterpart of the hefty breakup fee it will receive if things don't work out.
Shares of companies that have recently rallied on Ebola fears were surging once again in premarket trading on Wednesday.
BlackRock Inc. on Wednesday reported a 26% rise in third-quarter profit, with net income rising to $917 million from $730 million in the same quarter last year.
The Commerce Department reports on business stockpiles in August.
Helge Lund, the CEO of Norwegian oil and gas company Statoil, has resigned after 10 years in charge of the government-controlled company.
A second health-care worker in Texas has been tested positive for the deadly virus Ebola, the Texas Department of State Health Services said on its website on Wednesday.
Britain's unemployment rate dropped to 6 percent for the June to August period, down from 6.4 percent in the three months before and the lowest rate since 2008.
Qualcomm Inc. said Wednesday that it has offered to buy U.K. chip maker CSR PLC in a $2.5 billion (1.56 billion pounds) deal.
Cruise ship company Carnival Corp. says it's exploring the possibility of a ship building joint venture with a state-owned Chinese company and Italy's Fincantieri.
Asian stock markets were mostly higher Wednesday as a slump in energy prices promised benefits for the region's major economies.
Whole Foods on Wednesday plans to start rolling out a system that ranks fruits and vegetables as "good," ''better" or "best" based on the supplier's farming practices.
The Obama administration is announcing $170 million in grants divided among 23 work projects across the country that aim to reduce the number of long-term unemployed Americans.
Here are the latest trading levels for Asia's major stock markets: Tokyo (Nikkei Average) down 0.1% ; Hong Kong (Hang Seng Index) up 0.8% ; Shanghai (Shanghai Composite Index) up 0.4% ; Sydney (S&P/ASX 200) up 0.5% ; Seoul (Kospi) down 0.1%; Taipei (Taiex) down 1% Copyright © 2014 MarketWatch, Inc.
Organizers say concern about the spread of the Ebola virus is expected to impact attendance at China's largest international trade fair, which kicks off Wednesday.
South Korea's central bank has lowered its key interest rate to a record low as it tries to bolster a fragile economic recovery.