NEW YORK (AP) — A strong home-improvement market pushed Home Depot's profit higher in the fourth quarter, topping expectations.
BENTONVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Walmart reported a fourth-quarter profit that missed Wall Street expectations and struggled with slower e-commerce sales during the period.
NEW DELHI (AP) — India's federal investigating agency said Tuesday it has arrested six people in an alleged $1.8 billion bank fraud case that continued for six years.
HONG KONG (AP) — HSBC said Tuesday that profits rose on strong earnings from Asia, in the latest sign that the London-based global bank's restructuring to focus even more on the region is paying off.
A look at some of the key business events and economic indicators upcoming this week:
TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mostly lower Tuesday after a U.S. holiday and attention turned to the U.S. Federal Reserve.
TOKYO (AP) — Japan's trade sector started out the year on a strong note though it slipped into deficit for the first time in eight months due to higher oil prices and seasonal factors.
Tax returns surge over Presidents Day weekend, with the IRS saying it receives more phone calls on the day after Presidents Day than on any other day of the year. That can mean long waits for filers trying to get through on the phone.
NEW YORK (AP) — This month's sell-off for stocks marked the first big test of investors' mettle in years. And many ended up doing exactly what the experts were recommending: hold steady.
BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Venezuela's former oil czar Rafael Ramirez was sued Friday by a Houston company that alleges he was behind demands for at least $10 million in bribes to sign off on deals to sell its energy assets in the South American country.