A specialist works at the post that handles Trulia on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Trulia's stock jumped after Zillow said it planned to buy the company for $3.5 billion.
A Southwest Airlines Boeing 737 preparing to land at Love Field in Dallas. The F.A.A. is proposing a $12 million fine against Southwest for repair violations.
The Springfield gun maker Smith & Wesson Holding Corp. has agreed to pay $2 million to settle civil charges by federal regulators that it bribed foreign officials to sell firearms in other countries.
Most Asian stocks rose, with benchmark gauges in South Korea and Hong Kong heading for multi-year highs, while bonds followed U.S.
Sydney - Asian shares touched fresh three-year highs on Tuesday as investors in the region drew encouragement from a rally in Chinese markets, though caution was widespread given the torrent of US economic news still to come this week.