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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

Talks set to carry on but no deal yet in UAW…

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

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

Chinese envoy going to US to prepare for trade…

Chinese Cabinet official going to Washington to prepare for trade negotiations

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

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

Oil prices jump as attack on Saudi plant jolts…

Oil prices jump as attack on Saudi plant jolts supply

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

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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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Once ridiculed, index funds now hold the reins in…

Last month, for the first time, the number of dollars invested in funds tracking the S&P 500 and other U.S. stock indexes eclipsed those in funds run by managers trying to beat those indexes, according to preliminary data from Morningstar

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

Liz Weston: The 6 biggest retirement mistakes, and 1 defense

Getting professional advice can help you avoid the worst of these retirement blunders, and help ensure your money lasts as long as you do

India's economy slows, stalling once thriving…

India's economy slows, stalling once thriving manufacturing sector

The Latest: Oil prices spike after attack on Saudi facility

An attack on a critical Saudi Arabia oil plant has pushed crude prices sharply higher, though they moderated on expectations that reserves will help bridge any shortfalls in output