LAHAINA, Hawaii, July 31- Trade ministers from 12 Pacific Rim nations failed to reach a deal on Friday after talks in Maui on the Trans-Pacific Partnership but vowed to keep working. "Ministers and negotiators leave Hawaii committed to build on the momentum of this meeting by staying in close contact as negotiators continue their intensive engagement to find...» Read More
Whirlpool posted a higher profit on increased sales of its washers and dryers, cooktops, stoves, and refrigerators in North America and Europe.
Coach reported a better-than-expected profit, helped by strong demand for its products in China, sending its shares up in premarket trading.
Twitter's efforts to improve engagement and growth rates are taking longer than expected, prompting a wave of rating and target cuts on the stock.
Blackstone, the world's largest private equity investor in real estate, is preparing to seek around $13 billion for its next flagship fund.
Franklin Resources on Monday reported fiscal fourth-quarter profit of $640.6 million.
Seagate Technology reported an 8.5 percent rise in revenue, helped by higher demand for its personal computer and cloud storage products.
Shares in TNT Express, one of Europe's largest package delivery companies, slumped to all-time lows after the company reported a 56 million euro loss.
Ukraine's Petro Poroshenko hailed a victory for pro- Europe parties in an election, saying the vote showed people backed his pro-Western course.
Business confidence in Germany has dropped again as concerns over the turmoil in Ukraine and elsewhere continue to take their toll.
The average price of U.S. retail gasoline dropped to the lowest level in nearly four years, driven by plunging oil prices, the Lundberg survey said.
Iraqi forces and Shi'ite militias seized control of a strategic town near Baghdad from ISIS, after heavy coalition air strikes.
Sports apparel maker Under Armour reported slowing quarterly growth in its apparel business, sending its shares down about 6 percent in early trading.
China may ban Facebook, but not its co-founder Mark Zuckerberg. He delighted an audience of students in Beijing recently by chatting in Mandarin.
Lloyds will next week announce plans to cut 9,000 jobs over the next three years, sources familiar with the matter told Reuters.
Sales of Biogen Idec's new multiple sclerosis drug Tecfidera fell short of Wall Street estimates for the first time. Its shares fell nearly 3 percent.
Broadcom on Tuesday reported third-quarter profit of $98 million.
Dow Chemical said it was looking to cut fixed costs by $1 billion over the next three years, building on reductions that have helped boost margins.
Russia and Ukraine failed to reach an accord on gas supplies for the coming winter in talks on Tuesday.
Lockheed Martin on Tuesday reported net income of $888 million in its third quarter.
The Travelers Cos. on Tuesday reported third-quarter earnings of $919 million.