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When a Dallas County sheriff's deputy who had entered the apartment of the first patient to die from Ebola in the U.S. started feeling ill himself, he didn't rush to the nearest hospital.
New York resident Matt Ficarra has been paralyzed from the chest down since an accident three years ago, but that didn't stop him from walking down the aisle.
China has donated $6 million to help stave off food shortages in the three African countries worst affected by the Ebola virus, the World Food Program announced Monday, part of Beijing's growing assistance to a continent where its companies have become major investors.
The European Central Bank has started buying securities called covered bonds as it launches its latest stimulus effort aimed at preventing the 18-country eurozone economy from sinking back into recession.
An investment group led by Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets will buy the Louisiana power company Cleco for $3.4 billion.
Big Blue posted third-quarter earnings that missed Wall Street expectations, sending shares more than 5% lower in pre-market trade.
Toy maker Hasbro Inc. on Monday posted quarterly adjusted earnings that were above Wall Street's expectations.
Sears Holdings Corp. said its board has approved a rights offering that will allows shareholders to buy up to $625 million in 8% senior unsecured notes due 2019 and warrants to buy shares of its common stock.
Cleco Corp. , a Louisiana-based public utility holding company, said it will be bought out by a group of North American investors for $55.37 per share in cash, an agreement that values the company at $3.47 billion, plus the assumption of $1.3 billion of assumed debt.
Business venture capitalist Marc Andreessen is resigning from eBay Inc.'s board, the e-commerce heavyweight said Monday.
Shares in Dutch animal and fish feed supplier Nutreco NV have surged after the company announced a management-backed 2.69 billion ($3.43 billion) takeover offer from privately-owned trading company SHV Holdings.
Electrolux says third-quarter growth in the Americas and increased efficiency in Europe helped the home-appliance maker achieve a 42 percent jump in earnings, with overall sales growth of more than 5 percent.
New data show that the German government's tax receipts are still rising as Berlin faces cooling growth prospects at home and pressure from abroad to increase spending.
Teresa Romero, the Spanish nursing aide who became the first person outside of West Africa to contract Ebola, has tested negative for the virus for the first time.
Royal Philips NV, the world's largest lighting maker, has reported a 104 million-euro ($132 million) loss for the third quarter, mostly due to a one-off charge after losing a patent infringement lawsuit against Masimo Corp. of the U.S.
Asian stock markets rose Monday, led by a 3 percent surge in Japan, as nerves about the outlook for the world economy steadied after big gains on Wall Street.
Here are the latest trading levels for Asia's major stock markets: Tokyo (Nikkei Average) up 3.4% ; Hong Kong (Hang Seng Index) up 0.8% ; Shanghai (Shanghai Composite Index) up 0.3% ; Sydney (S&P/ASX 200) up 0.9% ; Seoul (Kospi) up 1.5% Taipei (Taiex) up 1.7%
Hong Kong stocks joined the rest of Asia in solid gains early Monday, with the Hang Seng Index up 1%, and the mainland-China-tracking Hang Seng China Enterprises Index higher by 1.5%.
Japan's massive Government Pension Investment Fund (GPIF) is working on plans to raise the amount of its assets invested in domestic stocks to about 25%, the Nikkei reported Saturday.
Techs and auto makers led Japanese stocks to a solid rebound early Monday, based mainly on an easing for the yen and a positive cue from the U.S. markets.