Groupon agreed to buy fellow daily-deals provider LivingSocial, uniting two top names in a sector that has experienced some turmoil.
Oil and gas companies are cutting their exploration budgets and shifting away from expensive, high-risk exploration. World-wide, oil-exploration spending last year was the lowest since 2007.
European stocks haven’t lived up to expectations this year. That might make them more attractive.
The Spanish lender is exposed to a tough market in Brazil, but its loan losses remain contained.
The rally in Apple’s shares since the new iPhone was unveiled could stall, but the stock is still cheap.
Sales of newly built homes rose in September after an August tumble, a sign modest momentum continues in the housing market.
Solid profits from Nintendo’s stake in Pokémon Go is further proof that mobile gaming—not consoles—is the company’s future.
China faces a broad dilemma: how to manage a huge debt mound while maintaining loose monetary policy.
Federal Reserve officials, wary of raising short-term interest rates amid the uncertainty surrounding the U.S. presidential election, are likely to stand pat at their November policy meeting and remain focused on lifting them in December.
For Wall Street Journal readers, management fees are the biggest factor driving their investment-product decisions.