Sept 19 (Reuters) - Shares of database software maker Oracle Corp. fell 2 percent in premarket trading on Friday after the company posted disappointing quarterly earnings late Thursday and at the same time said Larry Ellison was stepping aside as chief ...
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Economic activity in the United States rose less than expected in August, but was still consistent with the economy expanding at a moderate pace for the rest of this year, The Conference Board said on Friday.
A Chinese court has fined British pharmaceuticals firm GlaxoSmithKline three billion yuan (�380 million) for paying bribes, the biggest fine ever imposed in China and evidence of a tougher business climate for foreign firms.
Payrolls climbed in 35 states in August, while the unemployment rate rose in 24, as gradual progress in the labor market continued.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at a new record high on Thursday. Getty Images. After a five-year surge, the Dow Jones Industrial Average hit a new all-time high this past week.