Dec. 12 (Bloomberg) -- U.S. stocks fell a third day, with the Standard & Poor's 500 Index poised for the lowest close in a month, as improving economic data spurred speculation the Federal Reserve will cut stimulus as soon as next week.
Retail sales jumped 0.7% in November, topping economists' forecasts, as strong gains in auto sales and categories like furniture offset the effect of lower gasoline prices.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - JPMorgan Chase & Co is working with criminal and regulatory authorities on settlements over the bank's relationship with convicted Ponzi schemer Bernard Madoff, ones that would involve $2 billion in penalties and a rare criminal ...
Foxconn, one of the largest suppliers for Apple and other big tech companies, has drawn harsh criticism from labor activists in the past few years.
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