NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks ended higher on Monday on investor hopes for a strong earnings season, but IBM's disappointing results limited gains.
Asian stocks are trading cautiously ahead of data that is expected to show China's economy grew at its slowest pace in more than five years.
North Carolina's insurance commissioner is considering a request from companies seeking to increase homeowner's coverage costs by more than 25 percent statewide and even higher in some parts of the Wilmington area.
Photo. Virginia Rometty, IBM's chief, has followed a plan set by her predecessor, inflating IBM's earnings per share with stock buybacks and large dividends.
NEW YORK (AP) - China's economic growth will decelerate to 4 percent a year between 2020 to 2025 - well below widespread expectations of steady 7 percent to 8 percent growth over the next decade, a business research group predicted.