U.S. stock index futures pointed to a sharply higher open on Tuesday, recovering from the plunge seen in global stocks on Monday.» Read More
DuPont won its proxy fight against activist investor Nelson Peltz on Wednesday, and his nominees were not elected to the company's board of directors.
Home loan borrowers moved to the sidelines amid a sharp rise in interest rates last week.
Danaher announced plans to acquire fluid-filtration system maker Pall Corp. for $13.8 billion in cash.
The Bank of England has cut its growth forecasts after a stronger pound and changing interest rate expectations took their toll.
Economic growth in the euro zone overtook the U.S. in the first quarter, posting its fastest rate in almost two years.
China released a flurry of data on Wednesday and broadly missed estimates, underscoring expectations of further monetary stimulus from the government.
Chinese stocks retreated late Wednesday after a fresh batch of economic indicators came in just shy of expectations.
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U.S. stocks closed mildly lower, recovering from sharp morning losses as investors found some relief from a slight recovery in the bond market.
The Pacific trade agreement failed its first test in the U.S. Senate after a key Democrat said he would vote against a procedural vote.
U.S. oil prices closed up 2.5 percent at $60.75 a barrel as a weak dollar lifted commodities denominated in the currency.
Moody's downgraded Chicago's credit rating down to junk level "Ba1" from "Baa2."
U.S. Treasury yields trimmed earlier losses which came after the Treasury Department auctioned $24 billion in three-year notes.
The Fed hiking interest rates "a bit earlier" allows the U.S. central bank to increase rates more gradually, a top official said.
Verizon and Sprint will pay a combined $158 million to settle allegations of sticking customers with unauthorized charges.
In a monthly report released Tuesday, OPEC raised its 2015 global demand growth forecast to 1.18 million barrels per day.
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Telecom giant Verizon announced Tuesday it will be buying AOL for $50 per share, or about $4.4 billion.
Asian shares traded mixed on Tuesday, as investors weighed a raft of earnings and kept an eye on Australia's federal budget and Greece's debt crisis.