New Zealand's dollar rebounded from a one-year low after a report today showed the trade deficit unexpectedly narrowed in August.
EQUITIES. NEW YORK - U.S. stocks fell on Tuesday, with consumer staples leading the S&P 500 down to its third straight daily loss, as investors grew concerned about the pace of global economic growth.
BOSTON, Sept 24 (Reuters) - Top U.S. companies are reporting more detail about their political contributions, according to a survey by the Center for Political Accountability, a trend that won praise from the group, which pushes for greater transparency.
Richard W. Fisher has criticized the Federal Reserve's loose monetary policy and wants the central bank to start raising interest rates sooner than mid-2015.
Shares of two companies that have announced plans to acquire Irish companies with offices in Massachusetts dropped yesterday after new federal rules cracking down on overseas mergers put those pending acquisitions in jeopardy.