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The U.S. Army base at Fort Hood, Texas has been put on lockdown late Wednesday after reports of a shooting.
Alibaba, the world's biggest e-commerce company, changed how China shops. Now the man driving its blockbuster U.S. stock sale wants to transform the rest of the country's services industry, adding new users to the giant's 300 million customers.
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis President James Bullard said Wednesday the unusually harsh winter has "severely" affected Midwestern industries, and that impact will likely be reflected in economic data for several months.
Fuel-cell supplier Plug Power Inc. said Wednesday it bought the assets of fuel cell developer ReliOn Inc., expanding into the backup fuel-cell market.
Gold rose about 1% on Wednesday, its largest gain in three weeks, on bargain hunting in the precious metal after two straight days of losses, traders said.
Underscoring investor appetite for start-ups, venture-capital backed companies held 36 initial public offerings in the first quarter, more than any quarter for at least five years.
Oil prices declined Wednesday as a drop in U.S. supply failed to erase traders' fears about sluggish demand.
CACI International Inc. shares fell in the extended session Wednesday after the government IT contractor cut its outlook for the year.
The U.S. stock market ended a choppy session moderately higher on Wednesday, with the S&P 500 closing at a record.
Microsoft Corp is to give away its Windows operating system to makers of smartphones and small tablets as it seeks to make more of an impact on those fast-growing markets and counter the massive success of Google Inc's free Android platform.
Like any significant technological innovation, high-frequency stock trading has had a polarizing effect on the industry it has changed forever.
The pay gap exists; women make less than men.
J.P. Morgan Chase & Co.'s head of commodities, Blythe Masters, is leaving the bank after 27 years, after the sale of the firm's physical commodities unit.
Oil futures fell on Wednesday for a third-straight session, as traders assessed an unexpected drop in weekly crude inventories that the market attributed to the recent, temporary closure of the Houston Ship Channel.
The Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council is sounding the alarm to banks about rising cyber-attacks on their websites and their cash machines.
Gold futures climbed on Wednesday, putting an end to five-straight sessions of losses as traders placed their bets ahead of the monthly U.S. jobs report due at the end of the week.
The number of workers added per small-business firm in March edged up to mark the sixth straight gain, the National Federation of Independent Business said Wednesday.
The first rate hike is not likely to be warranted until at least the last half of next year, Atlanta Fed President Dennis Lockhart said Wednesday.
Pimco funds suffered $15.5 billion in investor outflows last quarter, including $7.3 billion last month alone, according to Morningstar data released Wednesday.
General Motors CEO Mary Barra told a Senate committee on Wednesday that the company hoped to complete its internal investigation into the use of faulty ignition switches in 45 to 60 days.