Market analysts say the decision from Wal-Mart to increase 500,000 employees' wages in April is going to have a ripple effect on many industries and states.
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Greek funding and quantitative easing in Europe, an expected rate cut in Australia and the buoyant U.S. labor market are set to be the focus of an economic week dominated by a host of central bank meetings.
Warren Buffett's annual reports to Berkshire Hathaway Inc. shareholders have their own Kremlinology. Investors hunt for any hint about who will succeed the 84-year- old chief executive officer, much as students of the Soviet Union sought clues from its ...
March 2 -- Liu Li-Gang, chief greater China economist at Australia & New Zealand Banking Group Ltd. in Hong Kong, talks about expectations for more stimulus out of China after the second interest rate cut in three months and its economic growth outlook.
SINGAPORE, March 2 (Reuters) - U.S. crude futures fell towards $49 a barrel on Monday after rising more than $1 in the previous session to close February with the first monthly gain since June last year.