Despite encouraging rebounds in both job growth and markets in recent weeks, the Federal Reserve is expected to maintain its poker face this week, offering few, if any, clues as to whether it will raise interest rates in September, economists say.
The world's first round-the-world flight to be powered solely by the sun's energy made history on Tuesday as it landed in Abu Dhabi, where it first took off on an epic 25,000-mile (40,000-kilometer) journey that began more than a year ago.
Tokyo shares fell sharply on concerns the Bank of Japan won't deliver on sky-high easing expectations, on an otherwise positive trading day for the region.
Chemical giant DuPont Co. DD 0.66 % , in the middle of its tie-up with rival Dow Chemical Co. DOW 0.28 % , said profit rose 8.4% in the latest period, helped by solid results in its agriculture and nutrition divisions amid lower costs.
Amazon today announced that it has partnered with the U.K. government to test some of the technologies that may one day enable its Prime Air drone delivery service.