Stocks declined Thursday, with the Dow retreating from its record, after reports that a Malaysian plane had been shot down over Ukraine.
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U.S. jobless claims fell unexpectedly last week, but housing starts plunged sharply and stoked new fears about the recovery.
The company said it would cut up to 18,000 jobs and take restructuring charges of up to $1.6 billion.
Foreclosures in June hit the lowest level since July 2006, before the housing price bubble burst.
U.S. stock index futures traded lower on Thursday, after the announcement of fresh sanctions against Russia hurt global markets.
Swiss bank UBS saw 15.4 percent growth in its wealth management business for 2013, firmly securing its position as world leader in the sector.
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Russian stock markets were sharply lower following the announcement of new sanctions, and analysts warned of tougher penalties on the way.
Steve Jobs probably wouldn't have approved of the IBM deal, but get used to it—this is the new age Apple, says Michael Yoshikami.
European shares closed lower on Thursday, as investors shunned riskier assets due to a resurgence in concerns about Russia and sanctioning.
The bear case for stocks is easy, but it's the bull case that may win out this summer, analysts say.
McDonald's franchisees' sales outlook for the next six months is the darkest it's been in more than a decade, according to a new report.
Asian equities ended mostly lower on Thursday as profit-taking offset a record close on Wall Street overnight.
The world has progressed in reducing poverty, but about one in five people in developing regions still live on under $1.25 a day, according to the UN.
Chinese energy giant CNOOC is looking at building a multi-billion-dollar floating liquefied natural gas plant to produce gas from the South China Sea.
Legendary hedge fund manager named two investors he thinks still have "guts" in making big market calls: George Soros and David Tepper.
Businesses often cite a skills gap for not filling jobs. But a new survey says it's the long hiring process itself that keeps many jobs open.
Many trash pickers in China are elderly people, unable to support themselves on meager government pensions. Global Post reports.
Carl Icahn defended the role of activist investors like him, saying that too many companies are being run by "morons" who need oversight.