Bonds retreated, extending a global rout, while Asian stocks and European equity-index futures dropped. Oil slipped after reaching its highest this year and metals fell with emerging currencies.
LAS VEGAS - Hedge fund mogul Dan Loeb let loose on the Oracle of Omaha in a room full of financiers Wednesday, calling the beloved investor an all-seeing hypocrite for his views on everything from hedge funds to taxes.
Whole Foods Market Inc., facing slowing sales growth at its supermarkets, said Wednesday it plans to introduce a new line of stores targeted at millennials.
The European Central Bank will decide after next week's meeting of euro region finance ministers whether to tighten Greek access to emergency liquidity, two people familiar with the matter said.
China's stocks capped their worst three-day performance in almost two years amid speculation new share sales will sap funds, valuations have become excessive and the government will take measures to control margin trading.