LONDON (Reuters) - Stocks fell in Europe and Asia and the dollar strengthened on Thursday after the Federal Reserve took an upbeat view of the world's largest economy and signaled it was on track to raise interest rates this year.
(Bloomberg) -- McDonald's Corp., the restaurant company that popularized fast food around the globe, tapped U.K.-born Steve Easterbrook to lead a turnaround starting on its troubled home turf.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's plans for his social network are clear: �We're making progress towards connecting the world,� he wrote in prepared remarks in the company's fourth-quarters earnings release.
Time Warner Cable Inc. reported an increase in subscribers as the pay-TV provider continued to await the completion of its acquisition by Comcast Corp.
On Wednesday, the Federal Reserve gave out a dual message in a statement it issued after its latest policy meeting. It gave out the idea that Fed will be "patient" in raising interest rates from record lows.