TOKYO Asian stocks held firm on Wednesday as a sharp rebound in oil prices supported battered resource shares and emerging economy currencies, while Japanese markets were tentative ahead of a crucial Bank of Japan policy meeting.
Hedge fund billionaire Bill Ackman, who got rich making wagers, is now betting that former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg will run for president of the United States in 2016 - and win.
The 500 largest American companies hold more than $2.1trn (€1.86trn) in accumulated profits offshore to avoid the US's 35pc corporate tax rate and would pay an estimated $620bn in US taxes if they repatriated the funds, according to a study released on ...
U.S. stocks fell on Tuesday, ending a five-day winning streak, as investors focused on upcoming quarterly reports that are expected to reflect a dip in corporate earnings.
DETROIT - The United Automobile Workers union has set a Wednesday-night deadline for Fiat Chrysler Automobiles to agree to a new contract or risk a nationwide strike by the company's 36,000 hourly workers.