An employee handles waste at the packaging department of the Nestle Dongguan Ltd. factory in Dongguan, Guangdong province, China. The country this week posted faster-than-projected economic growth for the third quarter.
NEW YORK: US stocks erased earlier gains to close lower on Wednesday as a shooting at the Canadian parliament unnerved investors, Boeing and Biogen sold off following results, and energy stocks fell along with oil prices.
Japan's exports rose in September, helped by a weaker yen, but the nation's trade deficit also edge up from a year earlier.
At work on a 787 Dreamliner. Costs for the 787 rose 3.9 percent over the last three months. Credit Randall Hill/Reuters. Continue reading the main story.
Ocwen Financial (OCN) shares plunged anew Wednesday after a regulator said a review found serious issues with the mortgage-servicing giant's practices - including backdating of potentially thousands of letters to borrowers that likely caused "significant ...