The 230 vote defeat is thought to be the largest in U.K. political history.
Bank of America reported on Wednesday better-than-expected profit and revenue for the fourth quarter, driven by a strong performance from its consumer-banking business and lower taxes.
The stock market has made a near-term closing bottom on Christmas Eve, but whether that holds depends on geopolitical risks, says Fink.
Sears Holdings Corp Chairman Eddie Lampert prevailed in a bankruptcy auction for the U.S. department store chain with an improved takeover bid of roughly $5.2 billion (4.04 billion pounds), allowing the 126-year-old retailer to keep its doors open, people familiar with the matter said Wednesday.
That is its highest level since February 2018 and came after a 23 percent jump the previous week. Volume was just 0.5 percent lower compared with the same week one year ago
The deal would need to be substantial enough to reduce tension, Larry Fink says, and include both sides calling off tariffs on each others goods.
Fiserv on Wednesday announced plans to buy First Data in an all-stock transaction the companies valued at $22 billion.
Following the resounding defeat of U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal, the global media are giving their reactions to the vote - and they're not holding back.
From announcing all-electric cars to adding assembly lines specifically for plug-in models, auto executives are ramping up their electric vehicle plans in a nod to Elon Musk's success at Tesla.
BlackRock, the largest asset manager in the world, reported quarterly earnings and revenue that missed analysts' expectations on Wednesday.
According to AB Berstein, "crowded" stocks tend to react very negatively to bad results. As widely traded stocks are usually priced for perfection, they are more vulnerable to surprises.
The craft is rated to carry 400 pounds, though Workhorse is developing a heftier, military version that would bump it up to 640 pounds. Under normal conditions, the SureFly would have a range of about 75 miles at a cruising speed of 75 mph.
Barr was mostly asked about special counsel Robert Mueller's ongoing investigation into Russian election interference.
Niantic, which spun out of Google's parent company Alphabet, now has a $4 billion valuation.
Ford Motor on Wednesday offered a fourth-quarter earnings forecast that was below Wall Street's expectations.
The People's Bank of China on Wednesday pumped the most money ever into the banking system in one day, highlighting the stress the economy is facing.
Banco Santander said on Tuesday that Italian banker Andrea Orcel would not take over as chief executive after it could not meet his pay expectations, in a rare and unusual move for a top bank.
"We think there're still a lot of risks out there. Certainly the defeat of May's proposal yesterday takes away one leg of uncertainty but we still have many others," said Patrick Bennett, a strategist at CIBC.
The original estimate that the partial shutdown would subtract 0.1 percentage point from growth every two weeks has now been doubled.