The S&P 500 and the Dow closed higher, although US stocks fell following the Federal Reserve announcement.
Levi Strauss boss Chip Bergh explains the importance of letting staff go with dignity.
Amazon said in June that it would acquire the upscale supermarket chain for $13.7bn.
The boss of dairy chain Arla has warned there may be a butter and cream shortage in the UK this Christmas.
The overhaul of existing laws was carried out at a special midnight session of parliament.
Despite anger at rising US prescription drug prices and debate over healthcare reform, government intervention to curb them seems unlikely.
The BBC’s Elizabeth Hotson attends a charisma master class as she explores whether you can teach someone to become more charismatic.
The lowering of the S&P Global credit rating to AA- comes after neighbouring states broke ties with the Gulf nation.