NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks fell on Tuesday, with consumer staples leading the S&P 500 down to its third straight daily loss, as investors grew concerned about the pace of global economic growth.
TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian stocks tracked an overnight decline on Wall Street and dipped early on Wednesday, while the dollar was kept in check after U.S.
Philadelphia Federal Reserve Bank President Charles Plosser, one of the sharpest internal critics of the central bank's loose monetary policy, will retire next year, in a departure that could ease pressure to raise interest rates more quickly.
The Obama administration's tougher rules on offshore corporate inversions had an immediate effect Tuesday, pushing down the stock prices of companies considering such moves.
A computer monitor sits near a display of appliances at a Home Depot Inc. store in Peoria, Illinois, U.S. The retailer released an estimate for affected cards last week, saying hackers' software may have infected its systems from April to this month.