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World markets mostly lower as investors await Fed report

World markets mostly lower as investors await Fed report

Shares were mostly falling in Europe after a lackluster day of trading in Asia and U.S. markets appeared set for a slightly higher open ahead of the Federal Reserve's policy statement. Germany's DAX sank 1.2 percent ...

Update: Markets cautious ahead of Fed statement

Update: Markets cautious ahead of Fed statement

The Latest on the Federal Reserve's monetary policy meeting (all times local):4:45 a.m.Stock markets are subdued ahead of a monetary policy statement by the U.S. Federal Reserve in which the central bank is expected to ...

What Disney gets as its $71.3B buy of Fox assets closes

What Disney gets as its $71.3B buy of Fox assets closes

It's finally complete. Disney closed its $71 billion acquisition of Fox's entertainment assets on Wednesday, more than a year after the mega merger was proposed . Disney gets far ranging properties ranging from Fox's film ...

Disney closes $71B deal for Fox entertainment assets

Disney closes $71B deal for Fox entertainment assets

Disney has closed its $71 billion acquisition of Fox's entertainment business, putting "Cinderella," ''The Simpsons," ''Star Wars" and "Spider-Man" under one corporate roof.The deal is likely to shake up the media landscape. Among other things, ...

Widespread pickets planned in support of Las Vegas union

Widespread pickets planned in support of Las Vegas union

Hospitality workers in at least eight cities across the U.S. will picket starting Wednesday outside restaurants of celebrity chefs and offices of other business partners of a Las Vegas-based casino operator that has refused to ...

FedEx profit falls, CEO calls the results disappointing

FedEx profit falls, CEO calls the results disappointing

Shares of FedEx fell in after-hours trading after the package-delivery giant reported lower profit.Chairman and CEO Fred Smith said Tuesday the results were below expectations but that investments in infrastructure and automation will help in ...

Official reports show improvements in the US economy

Official reports show improvements in the US economy

The Economic Report of the President was released together with the Annual Report of the Council of Economic Advisers on Tuesday, Mar. 19. It includes in-depth information on U.S. economic developments and trends for last ...