Today's Business News and Opinion
Regions Financial (RF) shares are climbing after the company beat analysts third quarter earnings expectations.
Third-quarter earnings in the U.S. continue to reflect strengthen consumer spending, but some troubling signs for Dow Industrials bellwethers.
Apple's mobile payments initiative Apply Pay is a success so far, according to CEO Tim Cook, but there's one major place you can't use it yet: Chipotle.
Shares of Con Ed (ED) are down in early morning trading Tuesday after the company was downgraded to 'underweight' from 'equal-weight' at Morgan Stanley.
IBM proves the fallacy of a long-term estimate.
Demand for Apple iPhone and Mac is so strong that not only is it surprising Wall Street, it's surprising the most bullish people of all: Apple.
The Anglo-Dutch group expects proceeds of at least $711 million from the sale of almost a third of Shell Midstream Partners.
Big oil should start buying smaller oil.
Shares of Apple (AAPL) are up in early morning trading after the company's price target and EPS estimates were raised at BMO Capital.
Some observers believe the troubled casino operator will try to convince these powerful creditors to become involved in some large decisions.
Sudden loss at the head of this French energy giant may cause shake up felt around the world.
Wall Street approved of Apple's impressive quarterly results last night in which the smartphone giant said it shipped 39.3 million iPhones last quarter. Here's what analysts had to say.
Citigroup initiated coverage of Twitter (TWTR) with a 'neutral' rating and a $53 price target.
The wobbly equity market and the uncertain state of gaming industry conspire to keep worries alive.
PE backer could realize as much as a 3 times return on the western-themed apparel retailer.
Yahoo! remains a buy, but only thanks to the sum of its parts. Analysts believe Alibaba's earnings report will be more important to Yahoo! shares than Yahoo!'s own report.
Chipotle's earnings are out, but there is one little area not being discussed. That is the likely faster pace of openings for the company's Asian-fare chain ShopHouse in 2015.
U.S. stock futures are rising steadily after Chinese gross domestic product for the July-September quarter rose 7.3%, exceeding consensus forecasts.
The Pentagon supplier has come up with what could be a game-changing energy technolgy that fits on the back of a truck, with direct implications for military use.
Unusual volume can be a major signal that hedge funds and momentum traders are piling into a stock ahead of a catalyst.
U.S. stock futures rise; Apple blows past earnings estimates; Verizon, Coke and McDonald's to report earnings on Tuesday.
Ebola stocks have soared in recent weeks but a closer look at fundamentals may serve as a reality check for investors playing the story.
Bankers and regulators are optimistic they will soon have an agreement intended to ease lenders' concerns.
Apple has had a busy several weeks, with the launch of the new products, but eyes will be on the company's earnings and its outlook for the all-important holiday season.
Point-of-sale and ATM device maker NCR plummeted by double digits, following an earnings warning. BlackBerry, meanwhile, soared on speculation Lenovo may acquire the smartphone maker.
Apple shares picked up a bit after the world's largest tech company posted fourth quarter earnings that were better than expected.
A light day of economic data led to one of the least volatile trading sessions in U.S. stock markets since slumping global economic data roiled markets this October.
Global markets could see more selling if it's confirmed that Chinese growth has fallen and the government insists it isn't going to respond with policy easing.
The diversified technology company looks to shutter its sapphire plants and to keep certain information under seal.
For the first time in weeks, corporate news is driving stock markets.
After it got no traction with a sale process last year, an unsolicited bid kicks off an auction.
IBM's earnings miss shows big technology vendors still haven't gotten their arms around the threat posed by the cloud technologies used by Amazon and Google.
Fifth Third is poised to become the best turnaround candidate in the banking sector.
VF Corp just reported earnings, but the company may be about to make a big splash via an acquisition. Brian Sozzi talks with VF Corp.'s CFO Bob Shearer.
The Abu Dhabi-backed company will receive a $1.5 billion dowry, payable over three years.
Calgary-based freight operator hints its search for a merger partner isn't over.
Shares of IBM plunge following the software and services company's early release of disappointing quarterly earnings and its abandonment of EPS guidance for 2015. Here's what analysts had to say.
The conflicts in Gaza, Syria and Iraq have impacted the financial markets globally and investors should keep a watchful eye out for any additional geopolitical risk.
Yahoo (YHOO) shares are rising following reports that the company will detail its cost cutting measures tomorrow.
ZTE's ZMAX for T-Mobile is a big, terrific Android smartphone especially considering its selling price.
I can't remember the last time a company got more than a slap on the wrist.
As a pill, Celgene's GED-031 (also known as mongersen) has the potential to become a preferred Crohn's therapy over injectable drugs like Abbvie's top-selling Humira.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average opens lower, erasing slight premarket gains after IBM said it would fall short of previous 2015 profit forecasts and reported weaker-than-expected third-quarter earnings.
Apple reports fiscal-fourth quarter earnings after the market closes and all eyes will be on the company's iPhone sales. Here's what analysts said.
KeyCorp (KEY) shares are climbing after analysts at Deutsche Bank upgraded the stock to 'buy' from 'hold'.
Sale to Martin Franklin's chemicals rollup Platform Specialty Products provides the London firm with a 1.7 times return on investment.
IBM shares plunge after the company badly misses third-quarter earnings estimates and after it paid GlobalFoundries $1.5 billion to take its money-losing semiconductor unit off its hands.
American Express (AXP) shares are climbing in pre-market trading after being upgraded to 'buy' by analysts at Sandler O'Neill
CSX shares fall in premarket trading on Monday after Canadian Pacific Railway says it it ended exploratory talks with CSX about a possible combination.
U.S. stock futures are trading lower on Monday.
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