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Hong Kong stocks declined Tuesday morning, with energy shares as a main drag on the back of plunging international crude-oil prices.
Here are the latest trading levels for Asia's major stock markets: Tokyo (Nikkei Average) down 0.3% ; Hong Kong (Hang Seng Index) down 0.9% ; Shanghai (Shanghai Composite Index) down 0.9% ; Sydney (S&P/ASX 200) down 1.5% ; Seoul (Kospi) down 0.3% ; Taipei (Taiex) down 0.4% Copyright © 2014 MarketWatch, Inc.
Portland leaders are trying to make Uber's stay a short one.
After seven winning sessions in a row, Japanese shares took a step back Tuesday morning, with the blue-chip Nikkei Average and broader Topix each 0.6% lower.
An Oregon hospital says last week's death of a patient who was given the wrong medication occurred because of the error of a hospital pharmacy worker who inadvertently filled an IV bag with the wrong drug.
High rental costs in New York City are pushing a Brooklyn performance center to Detroit.
Australian stocks headed lower early Tuesday on the simple market logic of tracking commodity moves.
Federal authorities in New York have sued Deutsche Bank and other financial entities, alleging they dodged more than $100 million in taxes with some fancy financial footwork.
The U.S. Border Patrol is on a hiring spree for a very specific type of agent: a female one.
BP PLC is still reducing jobs as is shrinks in the aftermath of the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill, and the company might provide more details when it meets with investors this week.
The return of northern pike spearing to Mille Lacs Lake for the first time in 32 years is generating a buzz among long-time spearers — and hope for resort owners whose fortunes long have been tied to the big lake's struggling walleye population.
United Airlines said Monday that passenger traffic dipped slightly in November, as travel declined on its domestic flights.
Congressional officials say key lawmakers are considering a change to allow multiemployer pension plans to cut benefits for current retirees in hopes of avoiding future bankruptcies.
A look at the 10 biggest volume gainers on New York Stock Exchange at the close of trading: Arista Networks : Approximately 2,971,400 shares changed hands, a 443.1 percent increase over its 65-day average volume.
Shares of some top health care equipment companies were mixed at the close of trading: Becton, Dickinson & Co. rose $1.23 or .9 percent, to $139.78.
Shares of some top homebuilders companies were mixed at the close of trading: DR Horton rose $.02 or .1 percent, to $24.91.
Shares of some top coal companies were down at the close of trading: Arch Coal fell $.21 or 10.9 percent, to $1.72.
Shares of some top supermarkets companies were mixed at the close of trading: Kroger rose $.38 or .6 percent, to $61.36.
Shares of some top oil companies were down at the close of trading: BP PLC fell $1.11 or 2.8 percent, to $38.87.
Shares of some top gold companies were mixed at the close of trading: Barrick Gold Corp. fell $.02 or .2 percent, to $11.54.