Chairman, President and CEO of IBM Ginni Rometty departs after meeting India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi at a breakfast in the Manhattan borough of New York September 29, 2014. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

IBM slumps to lowest level in three years

IBM took a big charge and paid to offload a business. Breakingviews' Antony Currie and Robert Cyran explain why the company's decision to stick with a questionable strategy is the longer-term concern.  Video 

President Barack Obama speaks at a campaign rally for Maryland Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown at Dr. Henry A. Wise Jr. High School in Upper Marlboro, Maryland October 19, 2014. Brown is running for governor against Republican Larry Hogan. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

Obama stumps, people leave

UPPER MARLBORO, Md. - President Barack Obama made a rare appearance on the campaign trail to support the Democratic candidate for governor in Maryland, though the event was marred by early departures of crowd members and a yelling heckler.  Full Article 

Facebook's COO Sheryl Sandberg delivers the Class Day address at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts May 28, 2014, one day ahead of Commencement Exercises at the university.   REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Marines call on female executives for advice

WASHINGTON - As the Marine Corps grapple with ground combat roles for women, sexual assaults, and retention of more female soldiers, they are reaching out to some of the most powerful women in business for guidance.  Full Article 

Nurses and health care staff hold a rally in support of their colleagues Nina Pham and Amber Vinson, who are now in treatment after contracting the Ebola virus, outside the Texas Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas October 17, 2014. REUTERS/Jaime R. Carrer

Ebola fear ends for dozens on U.S. watch lists

DALLAS - Weeks of worry about Ebola infection ended for several dozen people who came off watch lists in the U.S., but more than 260 others were still being monitored for symptoms.  Full Article | Video 

  The Federal Reserve Bank of Boston's President and CEO Eric S. Rosengren speaks during the ''Hyman P. Minsky Conference on the State of the U.S. and World Economies'', in New York, April 17, 2013. REUTERS/Keith Bedford

Be patient on stimulus: Boston Fed president

BOSTON - The recent volatility in financial markets reinforces the need for the Federal Reserve to be patient with its policy stimulus and to clearly tie an eventual interest-rate rise to improving economic conditions, a top Fed policymaker told Reuters.  Full Article