U.S. securities exchanges vowed to keep normal hours as the snowstorm hit New York with employees testing backup systems and alternative power links as dawn broke.
About 15% of the nation's flights were grounded Tuesday as airlines kept their planes out of the path of a major Northeast snowstorm.
... * Euro gains, shares slip as earnings disappoint. * Lower-rated bond yields edge up, Greece in focus. * Cost of insuring Russian debt up after rating cut.
LONDON�The U.K. economy had an unexpectedly soft final quarter of 2014, a sign that growth may be slowing ahead of a general election in May, but the economy still expanded at its fastest annual pace since the beginning of the financial crisis.
P&G, the maker of Tide laundry detergent, has warned a stronger dollar is hurting its sales. Photo: Reuters. By. Chelsey Dulaney.