ANKARA/BEIRUT - The United States air-dropped arms for the first time to help the Syrian Kurds resist an Islamic State assault. Full Article
NEW YORK - U.S. stocks were mixed on Monday as the S&P 500 and Nasdaq advanced but the Dow fell as quarterly results from IBM disappointed.
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