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Rep. John Dingell, the Michigan Democrat who is the longest-serving in the lower chamber, is going to retire, The Detroit Free Press is reporting.
Treasury prices slipped Monday ahead of the sale of $109 billion in government debt this week.
RF Micro Devices revealed an agreement to acquire rival chip maker TriQuint for $1.6 billion in an all-stock transaction.
U.S. natural gas futures for March climbed more than 5 percent early Monday to their highest level since December 2008 on forecasts for continued cold before paring gains later in the morning.
Adidas aims to replicate a sports stadium experience at flagship stores around the world, part of an effort by the German sportswear firm to make more direct sales, particularly in emerging markets.
Men's Wearhouse has increased its cash tender offer for all outstanding shares of Jos. A. Bank Clothiers, Inc. to $63.50 per share from $57.50 per share.
RF Micro Devices Inc. and Triquint Semiconductor Inc. shares soared premarket on Monday after the two radio frequency solutions companies said on Monday that they would merge in an all-stock deal.
Las Vegas Sands Corp <LVS.N> Chief Executive Sheldon Adelson said on Monday his company was willing to spend "whatever it takes" to set up a casino project in Japan, one of the largest untapped gaming markets in the world.
HSBC missed market expectations with a 9 percent increase in annual pretax profit and warned of greater volatility in emerging markets this year, sending its shares down 4 percent.
Nokia, soon to be acquired by Microsoft Corp, is turning to software created by arch-rival Google for a new line of phones it hopes will make it a late contender in the dynamic low-cost smartphone market.
The world's biggest messaging service WhatsApp, which Facebook has just bought for $19 billion, will add voice calls to its product in the second quarter of this year, its chief executive Jan Koum said on Monday.
A closely-watched report on German business confidence zipped up to the highest level July 2011 in February.
Shares of BlackBerry Ltd. rose 5% in premarket trade after the smartphone maker said it would make its messaging service available to the Windows Phone and Nokia X platforms.
U.S. stock-index futures pushed higher Monday after a tepid week for Wall Street as traders eyed a strong report on German business sentiment.
European shares edged higher on Monday after a key report on German business morale unexpectedly jumped in February.
Egypt's military-backed government unexpectedly resigned on Monday, according to a report in state-run al-Ahram newspaper confirmed by an Egyptian official, media reports said.
European stock markets erased earlier losses and moved higher on Monday after data showed German business confidence brightened for a fourth straight month in February.
German business confidence continued to rise for a fourth straight month in February, with the Ifo business climate survey climbing to a better-than-expected 111.3, from 110.6 in January.
The interim interior minister of Ukraine on Monday announced an arrest warrant for ousted President Viktor Yanukovych and other officials over the "mass killing of civilians," media reports said.
European stock markets slipped from a six-year high at the open on Monday, as investors waited for a report on German business confidence and digested the latest round of corporate news.