Finance

NYSE's Betty Liu talks about corporate board diversity

NYSE's Betty Liu talks about a program at the stock exchange to help companies recruit women and minorities to their boards of directors

US economy could shrug off oil prices if…

Oil prices slid Tuesday on hope that Saudi production will return to normal sooner than expected

US stocks stall as oil slides, investors get…

U.S. stocks stalled in morning trading as energy companies fell along with a decline in oil prices

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WeWork delays its IPO amid tepid investor interest

Public debut for WeWork is put on hold as the company attempts to generate investor enthusiasm

Millennial Money: Is student loan refinancing…

Thinking of refinancing your student loans? Make sure you understand the pros and cons before deciding, and know how to make yourself look good to lenders

Markets Right Now: Energy stocks drop as oil falls

Stocks are treading water at midday Tuesday as energy companies drop while less-riskier sectors of the market rise.

Talks resume as UAW strike against GM enters…

Auto workers and General Motors are set to return to the bargaining table a day after more than 49,000 employees went out on strike over stalled contract negotiations

Kraft Heinz shares fall after key investor dumps holdings

Kraft Heinz shares fall after key investor dumps 25 million shares

US factory production rose at healthy pace in…

US factory output rose at a healthy clip in August after a weak showing earlier in year

World's top brewer revives listing plans, halves…

World's top brewer revives plans to list its Asian business in Hong Kong but halves its IPO size to $4.8 billion

Purdue Pharma begins Chapter 11 bankruptcy journey

Purdue Pharma gets its day in court after the OxyContin maker filed for bankruptcy and negotiated a potential multi-billion dollar settlement to resolve thousands of lawsuits

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Asia Development Bank president to step down

The president of the Asia Development Bank, Takehiko Nakao, intends to step down early next year

Japanese officials cautious on prospects for US…

Japanese officials cautious on prospects for US trade deal promised by Trump

World Bank urges China to open tech industries

World Bank, Chinese agency urge Beijing to roll back tech development plans that fuel tariff war with Washington

Asian shares weaker after spike in crude oil…

Shares are mostly lower in Asia after an attack on Saudi Arabia's largest oil processing plant caused crude prices to soar, prompting selling of airlines and other fuel-dependent industries

The Latest: GM contract talks extend into late afternoon

Contract talks aimed at ending a strike by 49,000 auto workers against General Motors continued into late Monday afternoon

FAA chief says he'll test Boeing's MAX changes this week

FAA administrator, a former airline pilot, says he will test Boeing's changes to the 737 Max in a flight simulator

Business Highlights

How major US stock indexes fared Monday

Stocks closed broadly lower Monday as a spike in oil prices raised fresh worries about the strength of the global economy

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Markets Right Now: Stocks fall as oil prices spike

Stocks are lower at midday Monday as oil prices spike following a weekend attack on major oil facilities in Saudi Arabia.

With Trump trade war a threat, Fed is set to cut…

Fed is set to cut rates for a second time with Trump trade war among threats to economy

Manufacturers, retailers less optimistic, survey…

Small manufacturers and retailers are losing confidence in the national economy yet remain upbeat about their own prospects