U.S. stocks were little changed as the European Union agreed to sanctions against Russia, paring earlier gains fueled by profits that beat analysts' estimates and a surge in telephone stocks.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Stocks mostly fell on Tuesday as a weak outlook from UPS weighed on sentiment and pressured transportation stocks, though other corporate results capped losses in equities.
FILE - In this July 16, 2014 file photo, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen gestures as she testifies before the House Financial Services Committee hearing entitled: "Monetary Policy and the State of the Economy," on Capitol Hill in Washington.
WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) - Homeownership in the United States fell again in the second quarter to the lowest level since the third quarter of 1995, suggesting many Americans are becoming renters.
WASHINGTON�Medicare's hospital-insurance program spent less on benefits in 2013 than it did the previous year, despite covering an additional 1 million people, according to a federal report released Monday, the latest sign that growth in health costs is ...