Yahoo Inc. YHOO 0.67 % 's planned sale to Verizon Communications Inc. VZ -1.73 % ended monthslong speculation about the internet company's future.
McDonald's Corp., the world's biggest restaurant chain, reported same-store sales growth that missed analysts' estimates, stoking concerns that the U.S.
Anheuser-Busch InBev NV raised its cash bid for British brewer SABMiller Plc by 2.3 percent to account for the pound's plunge, while maintaining a deal structure that gives the target's two biggest shareholders a sweeter deal.
U.S. stocks opened little-changed on Tuesday, as investors remained cautious ahead of the two-day Federal Reserve policy meeting and a barrage of earnings reports.
McDonald's shares fell more than 3 percent Tuesday as the company's latest results showed that its U.S. turnaround is still a ways off.