NEW YORK - President Trump signed executive actions to accelerate the Keystone XL and Dakota Access pipeline projects and to decree that American steel should be used for pipelines built in the United States.
The S&P 500 and the Dow were set for their best day in three weeks on Tuesday, powered by technology and bank stocks.
WASHINGTON President Donald Trump planned to meet with Senate leaders on Tuesday to discuss his nominee to serve on the U.S. Supreme Court and said he planned to announce his choice next week.
Aetna and Humana would consider all available options for their proposed $34 billion merger, the two U.S. health insurers said on Tuesday, a day after a court ruled against the deal due to fears it would lower competition.
WASHINGTON The U.S. International Trade Commission said on Tuesday it will investigate a complaint by Nokia Technologies alleging that Apple Inc has imported smart phones, tablet computers and other electronics that infringe upon its patents.
KHOBAR, Saudi Arabia/DUBAI Oil and gas company Saudi Aramco has invited banks to pitch for an advisory position on what is expected to be the world's biggest initial public offering, sources familiar with the matter told Reuters on Tuesday.
ROME Italy's highest court will rule on Wednesday on the legality of its latest electoral legislation, a court spokesman said on Tuesday, a decision likely to influence the timing of the next election.