Twitter Inc. TWTR 1.74 % posted another quarter of slowing revenue growth Thursday and said it would slash 9% of its global workforce, in its first report since recent takeover interest from potential suitors including Salesforce.
It's a familiar dance for Tesla-watchers. It might be wise for Tesla Motors to raise more funds to help bankroll its upcoming car launch and factory expansions.
Orders for U.S. business equipment fell in September by the most in seven months, indicating corporate investment is having trouble gaining traction.
Filings for U.S. jobless benefits fell for the first time in three weeks, staying near a four-decade low as employers remain unwilling to part with workers.
The U.S. economy's third-quarter scorecard on Friday will probably show a notable pickup in growth following a sluggish first half.