Oil prices rose more than 2% on Tuesday as higher stock prices on Wall Street and expectations of lower WTI crude inventories lifted the market from the previous day's slide.
U.S. consumer confidence rose and was higher than expected in September, according to a private sector report released on Tuesday.
Alcoa Inc said on Monday it will split into two companies to separate its struggling aluminum smelting operations from production of lightweight metals for its faster-growing aerospace and automotive business.
The European Central Bank will increase its monthly asset purchases program in the next six months, according to a slim majority of euro money market traders polled by Reuters on Monday.
Upscale food market operator Whole Foods Market Inc said it would cut about 1,500 jobs, or about 1.6% of its workforce, over the next eight weeks.
Volkswagen will fire three top executives on Friday, a senior source said, as the German carmaker tries to recover from a scandal over its rigging of U.S. vehicle emissions tests.
U.S. home resales fell more than expected in August, a cautionary sign for the U.S. housing market which has recently looked on stronger footing.
The European Central Bank should be careful not to fall behind the curve in its efforts to revive the euro zone economy as risks to growth and inflation mount, the Bank of Italy's top economist said on Monday.
Fed Chair Janet Yellen has made clear she would rather delay an interest rate hike for too long than move sooner and risk jeopardizing a tepid economic recovery, a conviction that will face its sharpest test yet on Thursday.
The rise of cyber crime threatens the links between traders and markets, and will only accelerate as investors boost their reliance on technology. What follows is a conversation about the markets, cyber security and the coming challenges that investors and traders face in the 21st century economy.