European stocks edged lower Monday, following a week of some of the largest losses in months, though trade was expected to be volatile and thin throughout the session due to market holidays in the U.K.
China shares closed higher Monday, recovering from an early fall after a reading of the country's manufacturing activity slowed more sharply than initially expected, a further sign the economy is flagging.
McDonald's is set to unveil its latest plans to revive its sputtering business on Monday. The plans are to be detailed just two months after CEO Steve Easterbrook stepped in to take charge of the world's biggest hamburger chain.
Despite a significant improvement in style, performance and practicality, General Motors Company [NYSE:GM] is offering its second-generation Chevrolet Volt at a lower price than the original.
Charter Communications (NASDAQ:CHTR) is heading toward a potential merger with Time Warner Cable (NYSE:TWC) again, WSJ reports, but is now opting for a more amicable approach compared to last year's unsolicited bid.