NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks edged modestly lower on Monday, and the S&P 500 held near record highs, as investors largely shrugged off unexpectedly weak data in China.
LONDON (Reuters) - World stocks edged off a six-year peak and commodities from copper to crude oil tumbled on Monday as surprisingly weak Chinese trade data rattled investors already on edge over the crisis in Ukraine.
PARIS (Reuters) - The United States Federal Reserve needs to indicate that it will stick to the current plans for winding down its bond-buying programme, a top Fed official said on Monday in Paris.
... * Polish PM Tusk calls for change in EU energy policy. * Says will discuss this with Merkel on Wednesday. * Dependence on Russian gas cannot paralyse Europe - Tusk.
By Phil Wahba. March 10 (Reuters) - McDonald's Corp on Monday reported a bigger-than-expected drop in comparable global sales for February, hurt again by slow business in the United States.