The Bank of England in the City of London. Two officials at the central bank pushed for an immediate rise in interest rates in August, according to minutes published Wednesday.
Target Corp. reduced its annual profit outlook Wednesday while reporting second-quarter earnings that plunged from a year earlier.
Hertz Global Holdings Hertz Global Holdings shares fell sharply on Wednesday after the rental car company withdrew its financial guidance for 2014.
The labor market may not be tight, but companies that rely on less-educated workers could still feel the pinch. Even when joblessness is high, employers can have a knee-jerk tendency to grouse about a dearth of workers.
Argentina's bonds sank to a two-month low after the government said it plans to pay foreign-currency notes locally to sidestep a U.S.