The Federal Reserve this week is expected to stand by tentative plans to raise interest rates this year despite recent action by its European counterpart that's likely to further hold down U.S.
U.S. stocks are closing lower after disappointing outlooks from Caterpillar and Microsoft raised worries about future profit growth at companies.
Plunging oil prices and muted domestic economic activity have prompted Singapore to loosen monetary policy by slowing the pace at which the Singapore dollar appreciates against other major currencies.
AT&T Inc. reported revenue of $34.4 billion in the three months that ended Dec. 31, up 3.8 percent from a year earlier. By GARY JACOBSON gjacobson@dallasnews.
A slew of economic reports Tuesday highlighted the growing confidence of consumers and the emerging concerns of businesses. Consumer confidence surged to a more than seven-year high in January as gasoline prices continued to tumble and job growth ...