The U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday approved a stop-gap spending measure that averts an Oct. 1 government shutdown and extends the U.S.
Shares plunged as much as 11% in after-hours trading Wednesday after the company said profit was nearly cut in half during its most recent quarter.
Jeff Bezos, CEO of Amazon.com and founder of Blue Origin LLC, right, speaks at a news conference with Tory Bruno, CEO of United Launch Alliance LLC, during a news conference on Wednesday.
The dollar climbed to a six-year high versus the yen and gold extended losses after the Federal Reserve raised its estimates for interest rates while maintaining a pledge to keep borrowing costs low for a �considerable time.
The International Monetary Fund has warned that the global recovery is on precarious footing, as rising geopolitical tensions and the prospect of tighter monetary policy in the US risk dampening the outlook for global growth.