The Fed might announce quantitative easing measures next week. Capital goods data suggest corporate spending might decline. Whirlpool and Sprint shares sink on weak quarterly results.
The metal's price slumps as the greenback strengthens and consumer confidence and home prices rise.
The carmaker says it will pay down its revolving credit line and pay debt owed to a retiree health care trust.
A key index of housing prices increases less than expected. Shares of steelmakers tumble after quarterly results miss estimates. Consumer confidence rises more than forecast.
Prices settle higher after the weekend summit leaves the US dollar in decline.
The company says Steve Odland will step down on Nov. 1. But shares rise 11% as the company pre-announces a quarterly profit.
Existing-home sales jump 10%, more than expected. G-20 leaders say they'll try to keep trade balanced. RadioShack and Office Depot earnings beat estimates.
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