NEW YORK - Stocks ended slightly higher on Monday as investors awaited more clues from the Federal Reserve on whether the central bank will soon begin to wind down its economic stimulus.
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DALLAS - American Airlines Group , the world's biggest airline after AMR Corp's merger with US Airways Group, intends to take advantage of its broad global network to win more corporate customers, the company's president said.
DUBAI - Three state-owned Gulf firms are considering a joint bid for a minority stake in Occidental Petroleum Corp's Middle East and North Africa (MENA) unit, a deal that could be worth between $8 billion and $10 billion, three banking sources said.
- McDonald's Corp on Monday reported another sluggish month of sales at established restaurants, results that suggest the famed hamburger chain is losing U.S. market share to rivals. | Video
PARIS - Airbus parent EADS risked a collision with unions and European politicians by unveiling plans to cut 5,800 mainly defense and space jobs that for a first time include significant forced redundancies, driven by weak European budgets.
Today's jobs report showed that the US economy added 203,000 jobs in November, and the unemployment rate fell to 7.0% for the first time since recession.