WASHINGTON - Economic growth in the United States slowed in the first quarter but not as sharply as previously estimated, with gains in exports and software investment partly offsetting weak consumer spending.
Financial markets on Tuesday flashed their first signs of stabilization as the Dow was up about 160 points after the worst-ever two-day paper loss for the world's stock markets in the wake of the United Kingdom's vote to exit the European Union.
Sir Richard Branson listens to a speaker at the Global Commission on Drug Policy in New York, in this September 9, 2014 file photo.
Lending Club plans to lay off 179 workers, or about 12% of its workforce, its latest response to a still-unfolding crisis that has cooled investors' interest in the firm's loans and pushed the company to dismiss its founding chief executive.
Ikea has announced a voluntary recall of 29 million chests and drawers, after three children died in the past two years because of dresser tip-over accidents.