Capital goods orders for June beat expectations, rebounding strongly after dropping the past two months.
The opening of a new bank in America provides hope that more will follow.
The deal further concentrates the market for commercial health-care insurance.
The chip maker plans to cut 15% of its workforce, reduce share-based compensation, and add new directors.
The Taxpayer Protection and Responsible Resolution Act creates a Chapter 14 for banks and replaces Dodd-Frank's orderly liquidation authority.
As GE sells off pieces of its banking unit, it will be required to comply with rules for nonbank systemically important financial institutions.
China Construction Bank's first branch in North America is ordered to improve its anti-money laundering practices.
Four participants in the debate contend on whether states should get new taxing power.