Caterpillar said there was �a reasonable likelihood� that global growth could improve next year, as the world's largest maker of heavy equipment raised its 2014 earnings forecast.
Personal taxpayer information given to state-run Obamacare exchanges could be at risk, according to a federal audit released Thursday.
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HSBC/Markit's Flash Purchasing Managers' Index, the earliest indicator of economic activity in October, rose to 50.4 from a final reading of 50.2 in September.
New Target CEO Brian Cornell is looking to establish a difference in the minds of consumers between his company and all the other competitors in the marketplace.