U.S. stocks kicked off the week on the right foot, trading higher on Monday after a slew of corporate news. The Dow Jones industrial average rose more than 100 points shortly after the open, with 3M and Boeing contributing most gains.
Belgium cannot sign a key EU trade deal with Canada, Prime Minister Charles Michel says, because of regional objections led by staunchly socialist Wallonia.
China's HNA Group agreed to acquire about 25 percent of Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. from Blackstone Group LP for about $6.5 billion, easing the overhang that had hampered the hotel company's stock since its December 2013 initial public offering.
T-Mobile US Inc. TMUS 7.22 % reported earnings and revenue growth in the most recent quarter, helped by a growing customer base as it ramps up pressure on competitors.
In January, UK organizations can expect to pay 13 percent more for Microsoft's on-premise software and 22 percent more for most of its cloud services.