U.S. stocks were little changed, after the Standard & Poor's 500 Index climbed toward a record, as Lowe's Cos. fell on a weaker sales forecast and investors awaited minutes from the Federal Reserve's last meeting.
(Reuters) - Shares of Hertz Global Holdings Inc were set to open down 12.3 percent on Wednesday after the car rental company pulled its full-year outlook late on Tuesday, prompting at least two brokerages to downgrade the company's stock.
The Bank of England in the City of London. Two officials at the central bank pushed for an immediate rise in interest rates in August, according to minutes published Wednesday.
Argentina's bonds sank to a two-month low after the government said it plans to pay foreign-currency notes locally to sidestep a U.S.
(Adds details from statement, background). Aug 20 (Reuters) - Struggling department store chain Sears Canada Inc reported its ninth loss in 14 quarters as sales continued to decline.