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China's factory activity fell to a three-month in August, a private survey showed on Thursday, signaling continued weakness in the sector despite a burst of stimulus from the government.
Asian stocks traded mixed on Thursday, with Chinese shares significantly lower after a lower-than-expected preliminary reading of mainland manufacturing activity.
BofA reached a record $17 billion settlement over its role in the sale of mortgage-backed securities in the run-up to the 2008 financial crisis.
But the minutes, released Wednesday, also showed that most members agreed more data was needed to move up the schedule of rate hikes.
U.S. officials say military planners are weighing the possibility of sending American more forces to Iraq.
The Hamas military warned of further Hamas rocket attacks on Israel's strategic interests, including Ben Gurion airport east of Tel Aviv.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
Target reported a drop in profit and cut its full-year forecast as it resorts to price cuts to win over shoppers unnerved by a massive data breach.
More trouble in the Ukraine led to more applications for U.S. mortgage refinances last week; it is all about interest rates.
Rep. Paul Ryan also tells CNBC that Obamacare must be repealed before it implodes "under it's own weight."
Lowe's delivered second-quarter earnings that topped Wall Street's expectations, but the retailer trimmed its outlook for full-year sales growth.
Two members of the Bank of England’s interest rate-setting committee voted to raise interest rates in August, as pressure builds to raise rates.
Most Asian stocks reversed losses on late Wednesday as traders await the release of the U.S. Federal Reserve's meeting minutes due later in the day.
Japan exports rose 3.9 percent in July from the year ago period, data showed on Wednesday, compared with a Reuters forecast for a gain of 3.8 percent.
Crude hit multi-month lows on Monday, as weak demand and easing concerns over risks to supply offset fears about geopolitical risk.
Ex-Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer stepped down from the company's board.
Standard Chartered's Hong Kong and UAE businesses both had a "significant amount of the potentially high-risk transactions."
Apple hit $100 a share for first time since its seven-for-one split in June.
U.S. consumer prices barely rose in July as declining energy costs partially offset increases in food and rents.