- Portugal moves to Plan B in effort to sell rescued bank
LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Portugal is having trouble selling Novo Banco, the so-called good bank salvaged from last year's collapse of major lender Banco Espirito Santo.
- German unemployment rate ticks up in August
BERLIN (AP) — Germany's unemployment rate crept up to 6.4 percent in August, but the Federal Labor Agency says the job market in Europe's largest economy remains robust.
- US fines Triumph Motorcycles up to $2.9 million
DETROIT (AP) — The U.S. government has fined Triumph Motorcycles up to $2.9 million for violating safety reporting requirements.
- Wal-Mart cutting back on hours for workers at some stores
NEW YORK (AP) — Wal-Mart says it is asking some stores to schedule workers for fewer hours, although it says the directive is only being given to stores that are assigning more hours than they were expected to.
- Chevron and Medicines are big market movers
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Monday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:
- Figures on government spending and debt
WASHINGTON (AP) — Figures on government spending and debt (last six digits are eliminated). The government's fiscal year runs Oct. 1 through Sept. 30.
- How the Dow Jones industrial average fared on Monday
Stocks fell moderately on Monday, as a spike in crude oil prices helped offset steeper declines. The Standard & Poor's 500 index ended August down 6.3 percent, its worst showing since May 2012.
- US stocks close out their worst month in 3 years
NEW YORK (AP) — August was a brutal month for investors.
- Investors are fleeing once-popular emerging markets
NEW YORK (AP) — If you think investors in U.S. stocks have had it rough, consider the hapless folks who followed Wall Street's advice to buy emerging-market stocks.
- Jeep recalling 206,668 Cherokee SUVs for wiper defect
DETROIT (AP) — Fiat Chrysler is recalling 206,668 Jeep Cherokee SUVs because the windshield wipers can stop working unexpectedly.
- Get Started: NLRB ruling can hurt small business, groups say
A National Labor Relations Board ruling that modified the definition of an employer could hurt small businesses including franchises and subcontractors, according to industry groups that advocate for those companies.
- Carlyle Group to buy candle seller Blyth for $98 Million
NEW YORK (AP) — The Carlyle Group will pay $98 million to buy candle seller Blyth, the private equity firm said Monday.
- US stocks open modestly lower, led by energy sector
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks moved lower in early trading Monday, as oil prices fell and investors reacted to signs that the Federal Reserve was still on pace to raise rates this month. It sets up another volatile week on Wall Street, which has been battered this month.
- Maersk to develop large North Sea gas find off Britain
HELSINKI (AP) — Maersk Oil says it has permission from British authorities to develop a gas field off the British coast in the largest find in the North Sea in a decade.