Planned oil industry layoffs in the U.S. are approaching 100,000 in the past four months with more likely to come. Oil-producing states such as North Dakota, Texas, Oklahoma and Louisiana are catching the brunt of the cutbacks just as consumers are ...
The dollar weakened against the yen in Asian trade Wednesday, with stronger risk aversion prompting safe haven buying of the Japanese currency following a lackluster reading from the Bank of Japan's corporate sentiment survey.
Asian stocks sagged on Wednesday, taking their lead from weaker US shares, while the dollar slid against the yen as Tokyo's Nikkei recoiled in volatile trade.
NEW YORK - CBRE Group Inc. said Tuesday that it will pay $1.475 billion in cash to buy a unit of Johnson Controls Inc. that manages spaces for corporations.
(Adds details). March 31 (Reuters) - Etsy Inc, which operates a website that sells handmade goods and craft supplies, said its initial public offering was expected to be priced at $14-$16 per share.