Shares fell and safe-haven currencies rose on Thursday after downbeat surveys of economic activity in China and parts of Europe highlighted the fragility of the global recover ..
A contraction in Chinese manufacturing and the possibility of higher U.S. interest rates dragged global stock markets lower Thursday. China's manufacturing tumbled to a s ..
(Reuters) - Facebook Inc will buy fast-growing mobile-messaging startup WhatsApp for $19 billion in cash and stock in a landmark deal that places the world's largest soci ..
TOKYO/WAKAYAMA, JAPAN (Reuters) - Japan suffered a record trade deficit in January as growth in exports spurred by a weak yen was far outstripped by a surge in import costs, r ..
China's manufacturing contracted for a second straight month in February as a mainstay of the world's No. 2 economy loses momentum amid government efforts to rein in ..
Facebook's $19 billion purchase of WhatsApp is valuing the text-messaging service at a multiple investors currently only bestow on companies developing life-saving drugs. ..
NEW YORK/ST. LOUIS (Reuters) - Three Federal Reserve officials on Wednesday said they believe the U.S. economy is gaining traction despite a recent slowdown from severe weathe ..
Nelson Peltz's Trian Fund Management LP is renewing its campaign to split up PepsiCo Inc. The activist shareholder backed off in recent months as PepsiCo's managemen ..
Gap said the move would ultimately raise pay for 65,000 of its 90,000 American employees to $10 an hour by next year. ..
(Reuters) - Facebook Inc will buy fast-growing mobile-messaging startup WhatsApp for $19 billion in cash and stock, as the world's largest social network looks for ways t ..