U.S. stocks fluctuated near a record, after the Standard & Poor's 500 Index had its best month since February, as data showing U.S.
The U.S. manufacturing expansion revved up in August, according to a survey released Tuesday by the Institute for Supply Management.
Halliburton (HAL) has reached a $1.1 billion agreement aimed at settling most claims filed against the company related to the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion in the Gulf of Mexico, the oil-field services giant said Tuesday.
WASHINGTON -- Construction spending rebounded strongly in July and manufacturing activity in the U.S. increased to its highest level in nearly 3� years in August, in further signs of vigor in the economy.
LONDON (Reuters) - Reviving Europe's repackaged debt market to fund economic recovery will take years and hinge on a re-invention of the sector rather than quick regulatory tweaks, bankers and regulators say.