... * Dollar breaks out of August range. * All eyes on Fed minutes, Jackson Hole speeches. * Trade-weighted index at 11-month high, euro falls below $1.33.
Lowe's reported a rise in second-quarter profit and revenue Wednesday but the home improvement retailer also lowered its earnings guidance for the year.
Home builder confidence is at its highest level since the beginning of the year after a third consecutive monthly gain. The National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index has found confidence in the market for newly built, ...
... * NDRC says 12 Japanese parts makers violated anti-monopoly law. * Yazaki, Sumitomo Electric, Denso, NSK among fined firms. * Auto sector under scrutiny by Chinese regulators.
Carlsberg A/S (CARLB) and Heineken NV, (HEIA) two of the world's top four brewers, signaled tougher times ahead for the beer industry as escalating political tensions in eastern Europe weigh on the region's economy.