Today's Business News and Opinion
CVS dominates with its 'MinuteClinics,' leaving Walgreen in its dust as both face increasing competition from Wal-Mart and Target.
Emerging market pharmaceutical sales are exploding. Find out if Abbott Laboratories or Johnson & Johnson is best positioned to take advantage of the booming emerging market pharmaceutical market.
Here's the real answer about whether electric is more efficient than gasoline, and news on the EV tipping point: a 2017 200-mile range $30,000 plug-in Chevrolet.
Exelon has recently filed for a merger with Pepco Holdings. Let's consider how this merger will impact Exelon’s valuation and outlook.
Houston power producer Dynegy agrees to buy power plants and retail electricity businesses from Duke Energy and private equity firm Energy Capital Partners nearly doubling its generating capacity.
Federal Reserve Chief Janet Yellen makes her case very clear to the capital markets on Friday: the economy needs more time to heal itself.
Certain bondholders of Toys 'R' Us have formed a group to seek covenant modifications with a goal of making refinancing for the retailer easier.
The deal had appeared in doubt after Rosneft joined CEO Sechin on the target list for Western sanctions.
Starting with the first conversation, women want, need and deserve distinct treatment in financial advice.
Yellen says shifts in job market since Great Recession make Fed rate decisions more difficult.
The yen has been been an accurate indicator of how investors perceive risk.
Sprint cuts $20 from the price of its monthly unlimited data plan but changes some of the rules.
The currency has been sinking. Here's why the trend may not reverse anytime soon.
Salesforce.com continues to show there is life in the software-as-a-service (SaaS) business, as fiscal second-quarter revenue rises 38%, curbing some doubt on Wall Street.
Enterprise Community Partners' report calls a $13 billion JPMorgan settlement 'reasonable' for consumers, but the report doesn't disclose that Enterprise receives substantial backing from the bank.
Despite having reported setbacks in its supply chain, Apple will still be able to get the iPhone out on time.
On Thursday, Home Depot became the last Dow component to report quarterly results. Here's how the 30 stocks in the DJIA fared during earnings season.
Putin will determine the next 3%, not Yellen.
DineEquity is trying to entice people back into the traditional restaurant setting and sales at its IHOP and Applebee's chains have been improving.
Biotech columnist Adam Feuerstein answers readers' questions about health care.
When navigating tight streets and tiny parking spots that just kill your vehicle's fuel efficiency, it helps to have a car with a tight turning radius and forgiving fuel economy.
Yahoo! must capitalize on its recent Taylor Swift buzz with a real live concert streaming strategy. If not, Yahoo! Screen might never get off the ground.
Here's how to trade some of the most active tech stocks on the market today.
U.S. stock futures slip; Janet Yellen's speech to be scrutinized; a report says eBay could spin off PayPal as soon as next year; Apple's iPhone 6 reportedly hits a snag.
My expectation from Jackson Hole is that the Fed will confirm a continuation of its zero interest rates policy despite the misallocation of resources or the bubbles it causes.
Given mobile is such an interwoven arc of Facebook's growth narrative, there are some challenges Facebook needs to overcome.
Walgreen is being pressed by investors to increase its share buyback activity, sources close to the situation told TheStreet.
Fed Chair Janet Yellen, facing more pressure from the inflation hawks, could use her air time at Jackson Hole on Friday to push back.
Auto loans are at an eight-year high as we more expensive cars with glitzy features, but so far we're paying back our debt on time.
The economic cycle hasn't been kind to Gen X, but there's still time to reduce debt and build even a modest retirement fund.
A survey of plan holders reinforces 401(k) popularity but strikes an alarming note on how we fall short in investing savvy.
Subscribers and their friends can both get unlimited data for year if they drop their current cellular carrier.
Target mentions antitrust concerns as spurned suitor implies CEO position was a stumbling block.
Government doesn't accept bank's argument that it wasn't responsible for Merrill Lynch and Countrywide, two lenders it acquired during the financial crisis.
Low inflation and slack in the labor market has kept policymakers dovish, leading to strength in U.S. equities and in high-beta sectors.
The market capitalization is simply too small for the opportunity.
Bank of America's much-anticipated settlement with the U.S. Justice Department is less punitive than the price tag suggests.
Ampio Pharmaceuticals is blaming a mini Polar Vortex for blowing up a pivotal study of its osteoarthritis drug Ampion.
United will offer full meals in first class on flights of more than 800 miles, a hundred miles less than the standard on Delta and American.
Sears had a terrible second quarter. One data point explains everything.
Hedge fund investor Trian Management may be the deal breaker in Dollar General’s battle against Family Dollar.
Though HP has broken its streak of 11 consecutive quarterly revenue declines, that may not last more than a few more quarters, due to a flat to declining PC market.
Google might know where you go on the Web, but Facebook knows who you are and gives advertisers a demographic added context to utilize.
Epizyme's technology platform focuses on developing drugs to regulate a class of cancer-causing enzymes.
An analysis of millions of U.S. auto purchases made over the past five years found that August is the best month for vehicle prices.
Mark Ahn's forced exit from the troubled Galena follows an internal investigation by the board.
U.S. stock futures rise; Bank of America reaches a $17 billion settlement; HP's adjusted profit meets estimates; Dollar Tree to report earnings.
The social unrest in Ferguson, Mo. shows why Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are still needed to keep home ownership affordable, banking analyst Dick Bove said Wednesday.
Wells Fargo seems to be trying to stake out its position in the changing banking world of the future to include ETFs and better serve investors.
Carl Icahn has taken an over 8% stake in Hertz Global Holdings and said he may seek seats on the company’s board of directors.
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