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U.S. stocks began Wednesday's session slightly higher, building on the previous day's modest gains.
Constellation Brands' fourth-quarter profit nearly doubled, helped by strong sales of its beers like Corona and Modelo Especial in the U.S.
Treasury prices slid Wednesday, on pace to snap a four day win streak ahead of an auction of benchmark notes and minutes from the Federal Reserve's last policy meeting.
Markets risk "disappointment" in an environment of rising interest rates unless equity valuations become better supported by rising earnings, capital investment, and aggregate demand, the International Monetary Fund said Wednesday as part of its global financial stability report.
Bailed-out Greece is set to end its four-year exile from bond markets on Thursday with a five-year issue, three sources said on Thursday.
Gold steadied on Wednesday ahead of the release of minutes of the U.S. Federal Reserve's latest policy meeting, as a firmer dollar and fresh outflows from bullion-backed funds offset support from concerns over tensions in Ukraine.
Microsoft Corp has partnered Lenovo Group Ltd and Tencent Holdings Ltd to provide software security services for Windows XP users in China, after the U.S. tech firm stopped updating the operating system.
Executives from Comcast and Time Warner Cable are expected to defend their plan to merge as they go before the Senate Judiciary Committee.
Shares of beverage maker Constellation Brands Inc. rose 2.5% in premarket action Wednesday morning after fiscal fourth-quarter earnings topped Wall Street forecasts.
Toyota Motor Corp, in its second-largest recall announcement, said on Wednesday that it would call back 6.39 million vehicles globally after uncovering five different faults involving parts ranging from steering to seats.
Applications for U.S. home mortgages fell last week as refinancing slipped, an industry group said on Wednesday.
The Justice Department has to be creative to ensure criminals don't use virtual currencies to secretly move funds, Attorney General Holder said.
European banks still lag the U.S., which has almost completely recovered from the global financial crisis, Jamie Dimon, JPMorgan CEO, said.
Growing appetite for emerging-market assets sent Asian shares higher Wednesday, giving markets in Europe a more modest lift.
European stocks opened higher Wednesday, aiming for a win after two sessions of declines.
Nigerian oil and gas firm Seplat Petroleum Development Company PLC on Wednesday priced its initial public offering for a listing on the London Stock Exchange of 210 pence per share ($1.67).
Olympus Corp on Wednesday said six Japanese trust banks have filed a lawsuit against the endoscope maker seeking 27.
Toyota Motor Corp. is recalling 6.39 million vehicles worldwide, including 2.3 million in North America, reports said Wednesday.
American Airlines Group on Tuesday said flight cancellations due to bad weather hurt its first-quarter results, joining other carriers that blamed the weather for a drag on business during the period.
General Motors Co said on Tuesday it has "fully cooperated" with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, which says the company has not fully responded to 107 questions the agency asked about the automaker's recall of 2.