S�O PAULO—A sitting Senator and the chief executive of Brazil's biggest investment bank were arrested Wednesday in the burgeoning investigation into a massive corruption scandal at state-controlled oil company Petr�leo Brasileiro SA, dubbed by ...
Applications for unemployment benefits fell more than forecast last week as claims moved closer to a four-decade low that shows a resilient labor market.
WASHINGTON U.S. consumer spending barely rose in October as households took advantage of rising incomes to boost savings to their highest level in nearly three years, pointing to moderate economic growth in the fourth quarter.
NEW YORK The dollar rose on Wednesday after strong economic data further backed the case for the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates, and after officials said the European Central Bank was discussing additional options for stimulating the economy.
WASHINGTON—Orders for long-lasting goods rose in October, a gain that represents a big jump in the volatile aircraft category and a modest pickup elsewhere.