Asian markets react to modest rise in US stock futures. But trading expected to be seasonally thin in Asian markets.
Oil prices rose after the Fed's announcement on Tuesday that it would hold interest rates low for the next two years. Still, oil prices are down about $18 a barrel since July 22.
Crude oil prices dropped more than $3 a barrel on Monday to about $83. The drop brings crude oil prices down more than $30 since May.
Borders looming liquidation will have wide-ranging effect on the book industry. Borders bankruptcy marks the decline of big-box stores it pioneered.
Gold market closes at new record: above $1,600 an ounce. A compromise on the debt limit could send the gold market down, but only temporarily.
More tablets enter the ring as Amazon preps its own iPad rival to launch in October, according to reports. Can the minds behind the popular Kindle create tablets that stand out?
As Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez's health and future look uncertain, the political opposition plans to back a single candidate to oppose him in next year's presidential election.
American exposure to the Greece crisis is high in certain areas. Half the assets in the 10 biggest money market funds are invested in European banks, which hold a lot of Greece's debt.
Ford shares: Ford is appealing the decision. Ford chief counsel David Leitch said Monday that it will likely take several years for the case to wind its way through the Ohio appeals system.
After Ben Bernanke's worrisome outlook on Tuesday, stocks fell Wednesday, with the Dow losing about 21 points