Without Crimea, Ukraine looks set to lose an important piece of its economic and energy future: valuable undersea oil and gas fields that lie just offshore the Crimean peninsula.
Concerns about the Chinese economy hit global stocks Wednesday and could make for a weak start on U.S. markets. Big swings in some commodities reflected the nervousness about the pace of growth in the world's second biggest economy.
(Reuters) - J.C. Penney Co Inc shares (JCP.N) rose as much as 10 percent after Citigroup upgraded its rating to "buy" from "neutral," saying the department store's sales will continue to grow and dismissing concerns about its liquidity.
Malaysia asked India to join the expanding search for the missing Boeing 777 near the Andaman Sea - far to the northwest of its last reported position and a further sign Wednesday that authorities have no idea where the plane might be more than four days ...
Leaders of the U.S. Senate Banking Committee announced long-awaited plans to dismantle Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, pushing the companies' common shares to their biggest intraday drop in 10 months.