A sign announcing a job opening hangs in a store window in New York in October. Consumer confidence unexpectedly declined in November to the lowest level in more than a year as Americans grew less enthusiastic about the labor-market outlook.
LONDON Crude oil futures fell on Wednesday as investor focus shifted back to a deep global supply glut and away from the threat of escalating violence in the Middle East, which pushed prices to two-week highs the previous day.
FRANKFURT—Labor union UFO, which represents cabin crew at Deutsche Lufthansa AG DLAKY -2.65 % on Wednesday called off a planned strike, as the two sides agreed on the main points on how to resolve a long-simmering dispute.
MOSCOW - Russia's state-controlled gas company is halting supplies to Ukraine, its chief executive said Wednesday, less than two months after the two countries struck an EU-sponsored deal.
American pharmaceutical corporation Pfizer on Monday announced the second biggest global merger and acquisition (M&A) deal on record when it acquired Ireland-based Allergan Plc in a deal worth $160 billion, outdoing the $117 billion Belgian beverage ...