NEW YORK - Investors will start the week early as the Sunday referendum to decide if Crimea becomes part of Russia or remains Ukrainian will likely reverberate in markets worldwide.
- Fed nominee Fischer: policy decisions are best made early
- Lawsuit kicks off class action claims against GM
- Canadian class-action lawsuit filed against Mt. Gox, Mizuho Bank
- Pimco CEO Hodge says El-Erian's departure caught all by surprise: paper
- Sears' board approves spinning off Lands' End clothing business
Recent Business News
SAN FRANCISCO - Twitter-like messaging service Weibo Corp filed on Friday to raise $500 million via a U.S. initial public offering, as Chinese companies flock to the American market in record numbers to take advantage of soaring valuations.
MUMBAI - Maruti Suzuki India said on Saturday it will seek minority shareholder approval for a plan to outsource production at a new factory to its largest shareholder, Suzuki Motor , after its leading investors opposed the move.
NEW YORK - International Business Machines Corp has not relinquished its customers' data to the U.S. government and would challenge any orders to do so, the company said in a blog post on Friday.
- Sandwich chain Quiznos Corp filed for pre-packaged bankruptcy protection on Friday after struggling for years with high debt and rising competition.
The state of the US job market is essentially unchanged. On Wednesday morning, the most recent Bureau of Labor Statistics Job Openings and Labor Turnover (JOLTs) data showed that the rate of hiring, turnover, and the number of open jobs was largely unchanged.
- Charting the Malaysian airliner disappearance
- The worrying (or not) rise of margin debt
- Manufacturing and consumer spending edge up
- Is China’s red-hot housing market finally beginning to cool down?
- What we know about income inequaliy: America’s disappearing ‘middle-skill’ jobs and falling wages
- The end of the boom in emerging markets reserves