But they still posted losses for the week, following a string of record highs and the Dow Jones Industrial Average's first time above 17000.
July 11 (Bloomberg) -- Stanford University's Robert Proctor and Bloomberg's Tara Lachapelle comment on Reynolds American being in talks to acquire rival Lorillard.
Johan de Nysschen of the Infiniti Motor Company of Nissan is joining General Motors as president of its Cadillac division. Credit Larry W. Smith/European Pressphoto Agency.
A debate is intensifying among the Federal Reserve's regional bank presidents about whether to push interest rates up from zero sooner than planned because of recent improvements in the U.S.
The ratings agencies Moody's and S&P have sharply downgraded the long-term debt ratings of the troubled Portuguese bank Banco Espirito Santo (BES).