The logo of French power and transport engineering company Alstom is pictured on a wall of the company's plant in Reichshoffen near Haguenau, North Eastern France.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks dipped on Wednesday to snap a six-session winning streak as gains in Boeing and Gilead were offset by slides in AT&T and the wider biotech sector.
Takeover target Allergan Inc., the company that makes Botox, has adopted a "poison pill" defense intended to delay a buyout by Canadian company Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc. and activist investor Bill Ackman.
WASHINGTON - The number of Americans buying new homes plummeted in March to the slowest pace in eight months, a sign that real estate's spring buying season is off to a weak start.
West Texas Intermediate traded near a two-week low as crude inventories increased to the highest level in 83 years in the U.S., the world's biggest oil consumer.