Hiring by the private sector cooled in April, a sign that concerns over the global economy may be starting to impact payroll growth at many American businesses.
Belgian brewer Anheuser-Busch InBev said unfavorable currency effects, one-off financing costs and weak business in Brazil damaged earnings in the first quarter.
Royal Dutch Shell said it would bring the hammer down harder on spending as it contends with a nearly two-year slump in oil prices that dragged the company’s first-quarter earnings down 83%.
The trade deficit narrowed in March as imports fell faster than exports, underscoring slow growth at home and abroad in the opening months of the year.
U.S. worker productivity fell in the first three months of 2016, further evidence of weak economic growth at the start of the year and a long-running decline in employees’ efficiency.
Time Warner said first-quarter earnings climbed above Wall Street’s expectations, buoyed by continued HBO gains and a pickup in its Turner segment.
BNP Paribas has commanded a valuation lead over French rival Société Générale. It is time to challenge the assumptions behind that gap.
Chinese authorities have issued verbal warnings to economists, analysts and business reporters whose gloomy public remarks on the economy are out of step with the government’s upbeat statements.
A rally among Macau gambling stocks has turned into a muddle.
Shell says it will do “whatever it takes” to balance its cash flows in an era of lower oil prices. There is still much work to be done.