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The nation's second-largest investment bank revealed a 60% increase in quarterly profit, boosted by higher revenue from trading bonds and equities.
U.S. equity futures traded in positive territory Monday morning after China made a move to grow its economy, Greece's deadline for economic reforms loomed, and first-quarter earnings from Morgan Stanley and Halliburton dominated headlines.
More new firefighters are volunteering in New York state after years of declining membership, though companies are still seeking recruits to meet more calls.
The driver of a suspicious vehicle that was stopped at a security checkpoint as it tried to enter an Army arsenal, triggering an evacuation, is due to be arraigned in New Jersey.
The Shanghai Auto Show banned female models and automakers responded with dancers and fresh-faced young women holding tablet computers.
The FBI has arrested six people in Minnesota and San Diego as part of a counter-terrorism probe into young men who have traveled to Syria to fight with Islamic State, a spokesman for U.S. Attorney Andrew Luger said Sunday evening, according to media reports.
Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis has warned that if Greece leaves the eurozone, others could follow, according to media reports.
Republican or Democrat, the next president will have the chance to remake the nation's health care overhaul without fighting Congress.
Cuts to Medicare and the health care law and almost $40 billion in unrequested money for overseas war-fighting operations top the agenda as congressional negotiators meet to begin ironing out a Republican budget blueprint for next year and beyond.
Five years after the nation's worst offshore oil spill, the industry is working on drilling even further into the risky depths beneath the Gulf of Mexico to tap massive deposits once thought unreachable.
As oil gushed from BP's ruptured well five years ago and public outrage built by the day, the Obama administration issued a six-month moratorium on drilling in the Gulf of Mexico.
U.S. businesses expect their sales will rebound in the next three months after a sluggish first quarter, and they also plan to boost hiring and pay, according to a survey released Monday Just 49 percent of firms said their sales increased in the first three months of the year from last year's fourth quarter.
After years of steadily-rising airfare, travelers this summer can expect a tiny bit of relief — a really tiny bit.
Shanghai stocks rose Monday after China's central bank announced a boost for the slowing Chinese economy.
Hong Kong stocks lost ground early Monday, erasing their opening gains in choppy trading, and Shanghai shares struggled to stay above water, as investors reacted to a slate of measures by China's central government to support the economy while clamping down on speculative stock-market activities.
Here are the latest trading levels for Asia's major stock markets: Tokyo (Nikkei Average ) up 0.1% ; Hong Kong (Hang Seng Index ) down 0.2% ; Shanghai (Shanghai Composite Index )down 0.1% ; Sydney (S&P/ASX 200 ) down 0.8% ; Seoul (Kospi ) down 0.2% ; Taipei (Taiex ) down 0.5% Copyright © 2015 MarketWatch, Inc.
Australia stocks slumped in early Monday trade, catching up with losses in the U.S. and European markets Friday amid jitters over Greece's future in the eurozone and China's economic slowdown.
Japan's stock market managed to whittle down its opening loss Monday morning, but remained broadly weaker under the influence of a firm yen and a heavy decline on Wall Street.
Dozens of police officers and protesters in Seoul were injured in a Saturday night demonstration against the government's handling of a ferry disaster a year ago, according to reports.
Warehouse and distribution center operator Prologis Inc. says it has acquired KTR Capital Partners, which owns more than 300 industrial properties in the U.S.