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A closely watched monthly gauge of China's manufacturing activities fell to a final reading of 48.0 in March from 48.5 in February, marking the third consecutive monthly decline and the worst reading since July of last year, HSBC said Tuesday in a report.
The pace of decline in the Bank of Japan's tankan sentiment outlook is more than the last time the government raised the sales tax in 1997, a central bank official said on Tuesday.
LOS ANGELES The official version of a closely watched Chinese manufacturing gauge saw a small improvement in March, indicating subdued growth for the sector, according to reported data out Tuesday.
Is the latest revelation of stock market manipulation by high-speed traders via a just released 60 Minutes report really new?
The Federal Bureau of Investigation is looking at possible criminal wrongdoing when it comes to high-frequency trading, according to an FBI spokesperson.
Macy's Inc said on Monday it promoted its chief merchandising officer, Jeffrey Gennette, to president of the company, in a move that positions him to potentially become the retailer's next chief executive.
Copper eased on Monday, after earlier hitting a two-week high, as investors proved wary of China's tighter credit conditions, despite speculation Beijing would move to stimulate its economy.
House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Dave Camp said Monday he won't seek re-election.
A Senate report shows the manufacturer avoided $2.4 billion in federal taxes between 2000 and 2012 by shifting $8 billion in profits. Caterpillar says it followed the law and stands by its tax structure.
General Motors Co. said Monday it is recalling at least 1.3 million cars to fix their power steering.
A judge ruled Monday that JPMorgan must face a suit filed by shareholders who have accused the banking giant of concealing risks related to the London Whale scandal.
Ares Management, L.P. announced on Monday that it has filed a proposal for an initial public offering of $100 million with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
The U.S. stock market closed higher on Monday, while quarterly performance for the main indexes was mixed.
France's president may be in big trouble on the heels of humiliating local municipal elections.
Congressional investigators released a memo saying NHTSA twice declined to open investigations into defective GM ignition switches.
The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration did not have enough evidence to open a formal investigation into defective ignition switches in General Motors cars, NHTSA acting Administrator David Friedman said in prepared testimony to Congress.
Oil futures settled a bit lower on Monday, pulling back from a nearly three-week high as a gauge on Chicago-area businesses recorded a decline.
GM CEO Mary Barra will tell lawmakers this week that she is currently unable to explain a long delay in addressing defective ignition switches, vowing to find out why the company put off a recall for years.
Gold futures fell on Monday for a fourth session with a slew of economic reports expected to fuel volatility throughout the week, but prices for the metal still gained nearly 7% for the quarter.
MetLife will pay $60 million in fines to settle charges the insurance giant’s subsidiaries sought business in New York without the proper licensing and then misled investigators.