Investors are freaked when copper tumbles, boosting worries about the global economy's health. Fears about Europe's debt persist. Jabil Circuit's a winner; Darden Restaurants is not.
The American aerospace giant, along with European rival Airbus, announces dozens of new orders at the Hong Kong Air Show.
Piracy off the coast of Somalia remains big business as two supertankers get hijacked in as many days.
The motorcycle maker is still struggling with falling sales, but it's reinventing itself and cutting expenses.
General Motors reports its third straight profitable quarter despite losses in Europe.
The world's largest airline beats earnings estimates and says continued strong demand will lead to more success.
With the Dow above 11,000, investors will worry about the dollar and the economy and tackle earnings season. Reports are due from Intel, JPMorgan Chase, Google and General Electric.
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Consumers are very status conscious in Asia, Africa and other emerging-market areas. This is especially true in China.
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Americans can kill two birds with one stone by filing their taxes and buying health insurance at the same time.
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