Lanxess AG, the German specialty chemicals company, agreed to buy U.S. competitor Chemtura Corp. for about $2.1 billion in cash to expand its lubricant additives and flame retardants businesses.
Optimism about the outlook for Britain's financial services sector is at its lowest point since the financial crisis, a survey of finance firms showed on Monday.
Donald Trump would pull the United States out of the World Trade Organization if necessary to help American companies sell more abroad.
During your retirement years, it's important to pay close attention to the income tax consequences of your investment decisions.
Crude-oil futures rose in early Asia trade Monday on bargain hunting and renewed hope that major producers might make progress on a deal to limit production and help whittle down the glut that has kept prices in the doldrums for more than two years.