China's central bank cut interest rates and lowered the amount of reserves banks must hold for the second time in two months on Tuesday, ratcheting up support for a stuttering economy and a plunging stock market that has sent shockwaves around the globe.
Boeing Co. topped earnings estimates and doubled its closely watched quarterly cash flow, partly offsetting a big charge for its aerial tanker program, sending its shares higher.
Orders for U.S. business equipment such as machinery and electrical gear unexpectedly declined in October, a sign that recent increases in corporate investment may not persist.
Orders for U.S. business equipment climbed more than forecast in August, indicating corporate investment will help spur economic growth.
Orders for U.S. durable goods jumped in July by the most on record as bookings surged for commercial aircraft and revisions showed a bigger advance the prior month.
Russia relies on companies including Exxon Mobil Corp., BP Plc, Halliburton Co. and Schlumberger Ltd. for the latest technology and expertise it needs to develop an estimated $7.58 trillion in oil and natural gas resources that sprawl across nine time zones.
Russia relies on companies including Exxon Mobil Corp., BP Plc, Halliburton Co. and Schlumberger Ltd. for the latest technology and expertise it needs to develop an estimated $7.58 trillion in oil and natural gas resources that sprawl across nine time zones.
Profits at S&P 500 members probably rose 6.2 percent in the second quarter, while sales gained 3.3 percent.
Some Republicans say the private sector can offer what the bank gives foreign companies seeking U.S. products.
Some Republicans say the private sector can offer what the bank gives foreign companies seeking U.S. products.