A weekly measurement of refinancing activity showed a 5% decline even though mortgage rates fell for the first time in seven weeks.
Quarterly U.S. bank earnings show balance sheets getting stronger; business loans still performing well.
Two hedge funds have declined to participate in the compensation of the former retailers' U.S. workers.
Colfax has agreed to buy orthopedic device maker DJO Global from private equity funds managed by the Blackstone Group.
Grassley said he wants to work “to make sure that as many Americans as possible get to experience this good economy for themselves."
The $1.4 billion deal positions BlackBerry to capitalize on the demand for securing autonomous vehicles and IoT devices from cyber attacks.
The wedding dress retailer has been struggling with debt amid a declining marriage rate and changing consumer tastes.
The advisory service backs a proposal by Third Point to add five of its nominees to the soup company’s board of directors.
The acquisition will enable to SVB to expand its investment banking services for life sciences companies.
Many U.S. banks saw weaker business loan demand in the third quarter, leading them to ease underwriting standards.