Orders to U.S. factories for big-ticket manufactured goods rose a better-than-expected 1.9% in September with a key category that tracks business investment showing a solid gain as well.
Microsoft reported quarterly earnings Tuesday that beat Wall Street expectations, as it continued to weather the coronavirus pandemic amid increased demand for its flagship software software and services.
AMD is buying Xilinx for $35 billion in an all-stock deal that will combine the two Silicon Valley chip makers.
BP plc says third-quarter earnings plunged 96% as the COVID-19 pandemic reduced energy prices and demand.
The world’s largest fintech company, China’s Ant Group, will try to raise nearly $35 billion in a public offering of stock that would be the biggest ever.
The Turkish currency has fallen to an all-time low against the U.S. dollar after President Recep Tayyip Erdogan challenged the United States to slap sanctions over his government’s decision to test its Russian-made air defense system.
California restaurants want state and county officials to refund more than $100 million in fees for liquor and health permits and tourism assessments that they say were charged while their businesses were shut down or partially closed because of coronavirus rules.
Sales of new homes fell by 3.5% in September to a seasonally-adjusted annual rate of 959,000 million units, the Commerce Department said Monday, as the housing market’s summer buying season came to a close.
Asian shares are little changed in muted trading amid widespread uncertainty over what the U.S. presidential election will portend for markets and economic policy.
In lines of cars stretching more than half a mile, people thrown out of work by the coronavirus pandemic queue up with other needy people to receive some of the 1 million pounds of food distributed some days by the Houston Food Bank.