Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) shortly after the opening bell in New York, U.S., January 13, 2017.
LONDON British American Tobacco (BATS.L) has agreed a $49.4 billion takeover of U.S. rival Reynolds American Inc (RAI.N), creating the world's biggest listed tobacco company after it increased an earlier offer by more than $2 billion.
A worker prepares to lift drills by pulley to the main floor of a drilling rig in the Permian basin. The world's biggest publicly traded energy company is joining the land rush in the prolific Permian Basin.
DAVOS, Switzerland—Chinese President Xi Jinping issued a full-throated defense of international trade and economic integration before a packed hall here, as doubts about the merits of globalization mount in the U.S.
Retail giant Walmart said Tuesday that it will create 10,000 new retail jobs in the U.S. this year, the latest American company to promote its domestic-focused hiring and investment ahead of Friday's transfer of power from President Obama to president ...