Former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said in a newspaper interview published on Sunday that more corporate executives should have been prosecuted for their actions leading up to the 2008 financial crisis.
World stocks rose Monday after weak U.S. jobs data prompted expectations the Federal Reserve might postpone an interest rate hike.
U.K. services growth faltered in September, highlighting the breadth of the fallout from weakness in the global economy. An index of activity fell to 53.3, the lowest since April 2013, from 55.6 in August, Markit Economics said on Monday.
American Apparel, the trendy but troubled Los Angeles clothier, is preparing to file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Monday - yet another blow to a company that has been struggling since ousting its chief executive last year.
Fewer than 10% of the world's population will live in extreme poverty for the first time by the end of 2015, according to the World Bank, moving one step closer to the body's stated goal of global extreme poverty eradication by 2030.