|Market Extra: Dow posts worst August decline in 17 years
Aug 31, 2015 4:55PM MarketWatch
S&P 500, Nasdaq index ring up their worst August drop since 2011.
|Oshkosh Corporation Announces Increased Share Repurchase Authorization
Aug 31, 2015 4:52PM Business Wire
OSHKOSH, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE: OSK) announced that its Board of Directors today approved an increase to its share repurchase authority. The new authorization is in addition to the unused portion of the Company’s previous share repurchase authorization and permits the Comp...
|UPDATE 2-U.S. appeals court says bondholders can't seize Argentina's reserves
Aug 31, 2015 4:38PM Reuters
NEW YORK, Aug 31 (Reuters) - Argentina's central bank on Monday won the reversal of a U.S. court ruling that had allowed bondholders to try to hold it responsible for the country's obligations on...
|US STOCKS-Wall Street's worst month in 3 years ends on a sour note
Aug 31, 2015 4:38PM Reuters
* Indexes finish down: Dow 0.69 pct, S&P 0.84 pct, Nasdaq 1.07 pct (Updates to close)
|Deals of the day- Mergers and acquisitions
Aug 31, 2015 4:36PM Reuters
Aug 31 (Reuters) - The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 2030 GMT on Monday:
|General Motors to halt production in Argentina for 4 days in Sept
Aug 31, 2015 4:34PM Reuters
BUENOS AIRES, Aug 31 (Reuters) - U.S. carmaker General Motors Co will halt its production line in Argentina for four days during September due to weak demand from Brazil, the main buyer of Argentine-made vehicles, a company spokesman said on Monday.
|7,000 more pages of Hillary Clinton emails to be released Monday at 9 p.m.
Aug 31, 2015 4:33PM MarketWatch
7,000 more pages of Hillary Clinton emails to be released Monday at 9 p.m.
|Prosecutors Say Shannon Miles Shot Texas Deputy 15 Times by MANNY FERNANDEZ
Aug 31, 2015 4:31PM The New York Times
A 15-round handgun was emptied into Deputy Darren H. Goforth’s back and the back of his head, the Harris County authorities said in Shannon Jaruay Miles’s first court appearance in the killing.
|Not so fast. Oil may test $30 again: Trader
Aug 31, 2015 4:31PM CNBC
U.S. crude capped its best three-day gain in 25 years Monday, but traders may see $30 oil again in 2015, Anthony Grisanti said.
|McDonald's is making a change to its McMuffins and biscuits by Hayley Peterson
Aug 31, 2015 4:26PM Business Insider
McDonald's is making a change to its breakfast menu. The fast-food chain is getting rid of margarine and swapping it for real butter on its McMuffins, biscuits, and bagels, CNBC reports. McDonald's hasn't responded to a request for comment. McDonald's has also been tweaking how it cooks and prepares...
|TREASURIES-Prices slip after oil rally triggers inflation fears
Aug 31, 2015 4:20PM Reuters
* Month-end buying caps short-dated note losses (Updates prices, adds comments)
|Oil prices leap 8% on lower US output, OPEC signal
Aug 31, 2015 4:13PM Business Insider
New York (AFP) - Oil prices surged higher Monday as the US government lowered its domestic production estimate and OPEC said it was "ready to talk" to producers about multi-year low prices.US benchmark West Texas Intermediate for October delivery jumped $3.98 (8.8 percent) to $49.20 a barrel on the ...
|Dow posts biggest monthly loss since 2010
Aug 31, 2015 4:11PM MarketWatch
The Dow Jones Industrial Average ended August with the steepest monthly decline since 2010, after closing lower on Monday. The benchmark S&P 500 and Nasdaq ended August with the largest losses since 2012, after closing lower in a volatile session. Surging oil prices lifted energy stocks, but overal...
|U.S. stocks slump early Monday as worries about China's economy persist
Aug 31, 2015 9:40AM MarketWatch
U.S. stocks slump early Monday as worries about China's economy persist
|Bond Report: Treasurys buoyed as investors look ahead to payrolls
Aug 31, 2015 9:38AM MarketWatch
Treasury yields edged lower Monday as traders bought bonds after last week’s selloff, and supply pressures created by an influx of new bonds faded.
|U.S. stocks slump at open as China worries persist
Aug 31, 2015 9:31AM MarketWatch
U.S. stocks opened lower on Monday as investors continued to fret about slowdown in China and the possibility that the Federal Reserve might increase interest rates in September. The main indexes were on track to record their biggest monthly declines since October 2008, at the height of the financi...
|European shares drop lower, set for weakest month since August 2011
Aug 31, 2015 9:26AM Reuters
LONDON, Aug 31 (Reuters) - European shares fell on Monday, with Germany's DAX and France's CAC on track for their weakest month for four years, hit by sliding Chinese stocks and prospects of a...
|Brazil's currency, stock market drop on budget plan report
Aug 31, 2015 9:22AM Reuters
SAO PAULO, Aug 31 (Reuters) - Brazil's currency and stock market both sank in opening trade on Monday after local media reported on Sunday that President Dilma Rousseff will send Congress a 2016...
|Danaher Completes Acquisition Of Pall Corporation
Aug 31, 2015 9:21AM PR Newswire
WASHINGTON, Aug. 31, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Danaher Corporation ("Danaher,") (NYSE: DHR) announced today the completion of its acquisition of Pall Corporation ("Pall,") (NYSE: PLL).On August 31, 2015, Danaher completed the merger of Pentagon Merger Sub, Inc., a New York corporation and an indirect who...
|Nigerian stock extends gains as sell-off seen overdone
Aug 31, 2015 9:16AM Reuters
LAGOS, Aug 31 (Reuters) - Nigerian stocks rose more than two percent in early trade on Monday on the view that last week's dip to a more than six-month low on weaker oil prices and faltering growth...
|MONEY MARKETS-Traders stick with views on Fed rate hikes
Aug 31, 2015 9:13AM Reuters
NEW YORK, Aug 31 (Reuters) - Traders clung to their views on Monday on the timing of an interest rate increase by the Federal Reserve after Fed Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer's remarks on inflation at...
|US STOCKS-Wall St set to open lower as Sept rate hike back in focus
Aug 31, 2015 9:01AM Reuters
* Major indexes poised to post biggest monthly loss since 2012
|NewsWatch: The bottom is in... just not for the S&P
Aug 31, 2015 9:00AM MarketWatch
This Monday, like so many before, already stinks
|Quanex Building Products Agrees To Acquire Woodcraft Industries
Aug 31, 2015 9:00AM PR Newswire
HOUSTON, Aug. 31, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Quanex Building Products Corporation (NYSE:NX) ("Quanex"), a leading supplier of window and door components, today announced that it has significantly broadened its product portfolio and service model by entering into an agreement to acquire Woodcraft Industrie...
|Continental Mitsubishi kicks off end-of-season sales event Labor Day
Aug 31, 2015 7:39PM (8 minutes ago) PR Newswire
COUNTRYSIDE, Ill., Aug. 31, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Students are returning to school and while that means summer is over, at Continental Mitsubishi that signals the launch of major end-of-season savings on select new vehicles. The dealership is bringing back the popular Grillin' Chillin' Sales E...