Halliburton Co. and Baker Hughes Inc. called off their $28 billion merger that faced stiff resistance from regulators in the U.S. and Europe over antitrust concerns.
LONDON A 3 percent plunge in the Tokyo stock exchange and falls in European banking shares added to a gloomy global financial mood on Monday, pushing oil prices lower and the dollar to an 18-month low against the yen.
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico -- Gov. Alejandro Garcia Padilla announced that Puerto Rico's government will not make nearly $370 million in bond payments due Monday after a failure to restructure or find a political solution to the U.S.
Men and women are still different. We didn't really need to read 1992's “Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus” to know that.
LONDON - The Latest on global financial markets (all times local): 12:35 p.m.. European stocks are pushing higher despite low trading volumes due to a bank holiday in some countries in the region.