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Dr. Martin Salia, the Ebola patient who was being treated at a hospital in Omaha, Neb., has died.
U.S. manufacturing output grew modestly in October, as autoworkers churned out fewer cars and trucks.
The Empire State manufacturing index, the first of the many regional manufacturing gauges to be released, rebounded a bit to 10.2 in November from 6.2 in October, the New York Fed said Monday.
The Federal Reserve said Monday it is meeting with representatives from 15 banks as well as U.S. and foreign regulators to discuss the process for developing risk-free reference rate alternatives to the current London Interbank Offered Rate for use in derivative contracts.
The NY Fed's gauge of regional manufacturing activity rose in November, slightly below expectations, but higher than a previous October reading.
Slumping prices for oil and other commodities and the prospect of rising global interest rates threaten to return some of the biggest emerging market (EM) nations to "junk" credit ratings, laying bare many countries' failure to reform in the good times.
Allergan Inc is close to a buyout deal worth up to $65.5 billion by Actavis Plc, one that could end months of pursuit by Canada’s Valeant Pharmaceuticals and William Ackman's hedge fund, Pershing Square Capital Management, according to a person familiar with the matter.
Pfizer's stock fell 1.6% in premarket trade Monday, after the blue-chip drug maker lowered its 2014 profit outlook following its agreement to team up with Germany's Merck KGaA to develop new cancer treatments.
Japan's economy unexpectedly slipped into recession in the third quarter, setting the stage for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to delay an unpopular sales tax hike and call a snap election two years before he has to go to the polls.
Tyson, the nation's largest meat processor, said its quarterly profit nearly halved as beef sales fell.
U.S. equity futures fell Monday after Japan, the world's third-largest economy, posted a negative read on third-quarter GDP, falling into recession.
Tyson Foods Inc. shares fell 4% in premarket trade Monday, after the chicken, beef, pork and prepared food company reported fiscal fourth-quarter sales that were below estimates.
Manufacturers in New York grew at a faster pace in November and their expectations for future growth rose to the highest level in nearly three years.
Halliburton Co. has agreed to purchase rival oil-services provider Baker Hughes Inc. in a cash-and-stock deal valued at $34.6 billion, the companies said on Monday.
Travelers from Mali will be subject to the same screening and monitoring that was ordered for people arriving from three other Ebola-affected countries, U.S. health officials said Sunday.
The number of foreign exchange students studying at U.S. colleges and universities is at a record high, with nearly one-third coming from China.
A fire in a carrot-packaging plant has killed 18 people in eastern China, police said Monday.
Washington state's first marijuana auction brought in about $600,000.
Federal drug enforcement agents showed up unannounced Sunday to check at least three visiting NFL teams' medical staffs as part of an investigation into former players' claims that teams mishandled prescription drugs.
Halliburton is buying rival oilfield services company Baker Hughes is a cash-and-stock deal worth $34.6 billion.