European and Asian stocks fall Thursday as investors look to U.S. retail sales figures for clues as to whether the Federal Reserve will opt to curtail bond buying at next week's meeting.
European markets start mixed Wednesday, buoyed by news of the U.S. budget deal, but with some evidence of profit-taking and with a little more caution following a decline in Asian markets overnight.
European markets drift down and then back up in early trading Tuesday with no common driver.
FBI, securities officials investigating Scottsdale Capital, Alpine Securities in the trading of Biozoom, source says.
M&A sponsors will own 13% of buyer Sysco upon closing of cash, stock and assumed-debt deal.
European stocks are mixed and most Asian stock indices end the day higher after above-forecast Chinese export data.
The deal could be worth $1.5 billion to $3.6 billion according to InterOil, or $1.2 billion according to Total.
European markets are up in early trading Friday, with oil and mining stocks leading the indices higher. Investors await U.S. jobs numbers.
The Federal Communications Commission on Wednesday made its first use of streamlined procedures, as part of a broader effort to attract more foreign capital into the U.S. telecom and media sectors.
The Deal Economy Conference is taking place at the NYSE, with a stellar lineup of speakers including TheStreet's Founder Jim Cramer, Peter Orszag, vice chairman of Corporate and Investment Banking at Citigroup and Robert Nardelli, the former CEO of The Home Depot and Chrysler.