WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Sales of new U.S. single-family homes tumbled to their lowest level in eight months in March, dashing hopes for a quick turnaround for a sector that fell into a soft patch last summer.
BEIJING (Reuters) - China's factory activity shrank for the fourth straight month in April, signalling economic weakness into the second quarter, a preliminary survey showed on Wednesday, although the pace of decline eased helped by policy steps to arrest ...
SodaStream International Ltd. (SODA) jumped the most in two years after daily newspaper Globes reported Starbucks Corp. (SBUX) is in talks to buy a 10 percent stake in the maker of home soda machines.
Procter & Gamble�which produces Pampers diapers and Tide detergent, among several other big-name consumer products brands�has again started to focus more on higher-priced premium offerings and core household and personal-care products.
Warren Buffett rejected the suggestion that the U.S. stock market is "too frothy" right now as the major indexes re-approach their all-time highs.