WASHINGTON - Long-term U.S. mortgage rates fell this week, following the Federal Reserve's decision not to raise its benchmark interest rate.
The nation's largest retailer says it is moving more employees to the entrances of its stores. They will greet arriving customers and answer questions, and also check receipts of departing shoppers to cut down on shoplifting.
Rio Tinto PLC has signed off on a $5.3 billion expansion of a Mongolian copper mine that will ease the mining giant's reliance on iron ore for profits and become one of the world's biggest sources of the industrial metal.
Evonik Industries AG agreed to acquire materials and additives units from Air Products & Chemicals Inc. in a deal valued at $3.8 billion that increases its exposure to the U.S.
LONDON - Global stocks fell Friday after the U.S. jobs report showed hiring fell in April to its slowest pace in seven months - a sign of weaker growth that could delay the Federal Reserve's next interest rate hike.