U.S. stocks fell the most in a month and Treasuries dropped on speculation the budget agreement will make the Federal Reserve more confident to reduce stimulus. Gasoline and oil slid while the yen and euro strengthened.
U.S. stocks fell a second day, giving the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index its biggest back-to-back drop in two months, as a congressional budget accord fueled speculation the Federal Reserve could trim stimulus next week.
Governments around the world may be compelled to wall off their Internet systems as nations and companies move to protect sensitive data amid increasing cybercrime and espionage, Kaspersky Lab Chief Executive Officer Eugene Kaspersky said.
Foxconn Technology Group, maker of Apple Inc. iPhones and iPads, is launching an investment fund to finance startups developing new kinds of wearable computers, according to two people familiar with the project.
General Motors Co.’s decision to name Mary Barra -- trained as an engineer -- as chief executive officer extends the ranks of women with prowess in science and technology at the highest levels of corporate America.
Given Imaging Ltd. jumped to the highest level in six years after Covidien Plc said it would buy the Israeli maker of swallowable cameras at a 27 percent premium to the closing price of its U.S. traded shares.
Doug Garland faces a formidable opponent. As the general manager of stadium experience and technology for the San Francisco 49ers, he competes with the comforts of the living room, where most football fans prefer to park themselves on Sunday. Fast Wi-Fi, affordable snacks, no lines when nature calls.