Trader Jeffrey Vazquez works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Monday, April 20, 2015. U.S. stocks are opening higher as more big companies turn in healthy financial results for the first quarter of the year.
BISMARCK - House lawmakers voted 57-32 Monday to eliminate price-based oil tax breaks and set a lower tax on oil extraction, sending the last-minute bill to the Senate today where contentious debate is expected to continue.
A European Union flag flies outside the National Bank of Greece SA in Athens. Photographer: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg. Recommended.
Emerging-market stocks rose for the first time in three days as telecommunications companies rallied and a gauge of Chinese shares in Hong Kong rebounded from its steepest loss in three months.
HOUSTON - Halliburton Co. has cut 9,000 jobs - more than 10 percent of its workforce - in about six months and is considering more cost-cutting moves by June as falling oil prices sap demand for its drilling help.