Several top analysts expect the government to report strong job growth on Friday despite a disappointing private-sector survey, a development that would reinforce the belief that the economy is poised to pick up after two weak quarters.
Tribune Publishing, which owns the Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune and nine other daily newspapers, said Wednesday its board of directors has rejected Gannett's $815 million offer to buy the company.
FRANKFURT—The European Central Bank said Wednesday that it would stop printing the 500-euro banknote, but that the note would remain legal tender.
NEW YORK U.S. stocks declined for a second day on Wednesday, weighed down by tepid data on private sector U.S. jobs and a retreat in biotech shares.
Twenty-First Century Fox Inc (FOXA.O) reported quarterly earnings in line with Wall Street expectations as the company's cable channels brought in higher affiliate fees and ad revenue while its movie studio turned out blockbuster film "Deadpool.