... * SABMiller soars after accepting ABInBev takeover offer. * SAP rises as Q3 profits beat analyst expectations. * Portuguese banks lower, hit by political uncertainty (Updates with closing prices).
NEW YORK A gauge of stocks in major markets fell on Tuesday for the first session in 10 after Chinese trade data reinforced views that the world's second-largest economy continues to lose momentum, but healthcare stocks kept Wall Street afloat.
General Electric Co. GE 0.18 % agreed to sell a major chunk of its U.S. commercial lending business to Wells Fargo WFC -0.29 % & Co.
On the surface, Dell's $67 billion buyout of EMC would seem to be all about going private. But this enormous tech deal also means the return of Dell to the public markets, just a few short years after the company fled them.
Economists are universally over the moon with the economics Nobel for Angus Deaton of Princeton University. Paul Krugman sums up why: Deaton's research is “dogged, careful empirical work at the micro level, tracking and making sense of individual ...