After years of responding to shareholder calls for stock buybacks and dividends, major American companies are hearing a different demand from investors: buy growth. In a low-g ..
There was no let-up for bruised share markets on Monday as growing fears of a military conflict in Ukraine followed last week's heavy sell-off on Wall Street, Tokyo and major ..
Global stock markets fell Monday following two days of U.S. declines and forecasts of lower American corporate profits. ..
For about two years, General Motors (GM) Co. engineer Brian Stouffer tried to figure out why faulty ignition switches now linked to at least 13 deaths were causing cars to sta ..
The minutes of the Fed's March meeting the next day played down forecasts for higher rates, and gold had its biggest weekly gain in a month. First, investors anticipated ..
Over the past three years, Chinese authorities have fined Wal-Mart Stores Inc. $9.8 million, sanctioning the retailer for using misleading pricing, selling poor-quality produc ..
The European Central Bank is ready to make asset purchases if it deems them necessary to counter a too prolonged period of low inflation in the euro zone, ECB Executive Board ..
Chinese economic growth data this week will offer the clearest indication yet of whether the world's second-largest economy will dodge a "hard landing". A weak ..
"There's skepticism among investors about the outlook, and we're getting into the first-quarter earnings season, so you're going to see some positioning,&q ..
The European Union will sign off on a slew of major reforms this week to allow failing banks to be wound down without public money, clearing its desk before elections in May t ..