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The explosions and fire, which critically injured three people, occurred across the Mobile River from where the Carnival Triumph is being repaired.
Diversified U.S. manufacturer 3M missed Wall Street's earnings estimates and cut its 2013 profit forecast, citing weakening demand for electronics products as well as foreign currency fluctuations.
Exxon Mobil reported quarterly earnings and revenue that was lifted by chemical product sales that allowed the company to counterbalance a decline in oil — its traditional strength.
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The global economy is showing signs of slowing yet global stock markets are back near their highs for the year on growing expectations the ECB will soon join other central banks with a more expansionary policy.
Gold is clawing its way back up amid signs that demand for the precious metal is soaring a week after a massive sell-off sent prices to their lowest level in more than two years.
United Parcel Service reported quarterly earnings that topped analysts' forecasts on Thursday, but revenue came in lighter than expected.
Unemployment in Spain jumped to a record 27.2 percent, data showed on Thursday, fuelling a European debate over whether to ditch austerity policies and switch to reviving economic growth.
The Obama administration on Wednesday backed a plan that would temporarily eliminate spending cuts disrupting U.S. air travel, while lawmakers in Washington scrambled to avoid blame.
Confidence in the U.S. job market has rebounded to roughly a normal level since the Great Recession, a trend that could help boost the economy.
The Bank of Japan meets on Friday for the first time after it made a radical shift in policy earlier this month and markets are now watching for central bank governor Harukiko Kuroda's next move.
Dow Chemical's first-quarter earnings beat analysts' estimates, helped by higher demand for its seeds and crop-protection chemicals in the Americas.
Italy's political deadlock may be over after the country's President nominated center-left politician Enrico Letta as prime minister on Wednesday. He has already signaled that Italy could now turn away from austerity.
Supply issues have snarled the U.S. rollout of Samsung's latest flagship smartphone, which will go on sale at carriers Sprint and T-Mobile later than expected.
There are great expectations that Japanese companies flooded with liquidity will pour some of it into foreign bond markets, but latest capital flow data published on Thursday tell a different story.
U.K. GDP grew 0.3 percent in the first quarter of 2013 but analysts warned that the economy will struggle in the months ahead.
The U.K. economy grew more than expected in the first quarter and George Osborne pointed to signs of healing. But three charts show why the U.K.'s austerity plan is so controversial and why many argue it isn't working.
If Tuesday's brief market plunge from the bogus Associated Press tweet sent your pulse racing, it might be time to find a good sedative.
With three out of five major U.S. companies missing revenue forecasts, a lot of fingers are pointed at European weakness.
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The world's Top 50 hedge funds have added more to Boeing than any other stock, according to research firm FactSet.
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The IRS official at the center of a probe of the agency invokes the Fifth Amendment during a congressional hearing.
Markets were expecting Fed Chair Ben Bernanke to strike a dovish tone in Congress, and he did not disappoint.
Apple's CEO is disputing assertions by a Senate panel that the company evades billions of dollars in U.S. taxes.