Today's Business News and Opinion
Family Dollar CEO Howard Levine said on Thursday he believes a turnaround of the struggling company is taking hold.
Shares of Yelp fell following a leaked document showing the company is in a dispute with Google, while Microsoft shares rose on the back of an email from its CEO.
There is still money to made in the PC industry, which should also bode well for other PC-dependent companies.
Water utility companies have been installing new meters and consumers' bills are on the rise. Jump in -- the water's fine.
The IPO market has been booming on strong equity markets and investors starving for yield.
Apple will present arguments in a U.S. District Court on Thursday. It's expected to offer a 'sunset period' that gives Samsung time to redesign features infringing upon its patents.
Healthcare investors (and traders) have had a lot to work with so far this year, and the next six months promises to be equally action packed.
These three innovators could round out Tim Cook's board of directors at Apple.
American Apparel said it was pulling back from the brink of defaulting on its debt, thanks to $25 million in immediate financial support from New York hedge fund Standard General.
As LightSquared begins an accelerated summer schedule to confirm its new reorganization plan, backer Philip Falcone is suing the company's largest creditor for more than $1.5 billion.
The battle for market share in the cold-pressed juice category is heating up.
Both Gartner and IDC report almost flat - but better than expected personal computer numbers.
United Continental (UAL) is gaining Thursday after issuing a positive forecast for the second quarter.
Stocks kept climbing this year, surprising many, but does a chance to keep riding a wave change standard rebalancing plans?
Apple has lost market share in the domestic set-top box business, according to research firm Parks Associates, putting the world's largest company behind Roku and its largest rival, Google.
The 304,000 level of jobless claims was below the 315,000 median expectation from a survey of forecasts compiled by MNI.
Cheap money and greed from the Allergan bidder's side are strong incentives.
Technology and globalization are hurting job and wage growth, and when the government tries to help, it adds to the misery.
Even with greater decline in walk performance after almost three years, Duchenne boys treated with eteplirsen are still benefiting from treatment, Sarepta says.
The summer beer season will be over by the end of July, but limited edition seasonal offering and collaborations will stay around until then.
Family Dollar's embattled CEO must turn his company around while facing challenges from activist investors, including Carl Icahn and Nelson Peltz.
U.S. stock futures decline; Allergan is looking at potential acquisitions; Attorney General Eric Holder won't meet with Bank of America CEO Moynihan, Family Dollar to report earnings.
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The auto giant's unit sales fell nearly 6% in June. It has a new CEO. With all the uncertainty, the stock is at a bargain price.
Progressive (PGR) stock is up in after-hours trading ahead of the release of the insurance holding company's second quarter earnings report tomorrow.
IBM is pumping $3 billion into hardware innovation efforts to jump ahead of the pack in cloud and cognitive computing.
United Continental (UAL) is gaining after-hours Wednesday after reporting its June results.
Zynga announced that Google Vice President of Engineering and leader of the Advanced Technology and Projects Dr. Regina E. Dugan is joining the company's board of directors.
Despite the beginnings of inflation fears, the central bank says super-low rates are the key reason the economy is getting better. It likes low rates, and will keep them.
When a tech giant copies other company's product, especially one from Apple, it incurs serious risks. Here's how to size up those risks.
NQ rises on response to Muddy Waters, Gigamon falls on revised revenue, Twitter rises on World Cup traffic, Pixelworks rises on analyst report, Facebook rises despite mixed analysts' reports
Fed minutes for the June meeting show the central bank is ready to end its unprecedented economic stimulus program by October.
Emirates Airline has agreed to buy 150 Boeing 777X airplanes, and this huge order should help the stock rebound from being the weakest Dow component so far this year.
With an improved aluminum environment and the company's accelerated aerospace transition, Alcoa stock should hit $20 in the next 18 to 24 months.
If Wall Street wants the Export-Import Bank re-authorized it may have to hold its nose and put its money where its mouth is.
Building on the M&A trend for tax inversion deals, Salix Pharmaceuticals and Italy's Cosmo Pharmaceuticals plan to merge.
AbbVie backed down from a claim underpinning its sweetened $52 billion offer for Irish drugmaker Shire after Takeover Panel intervention.
Emirates finalizes an order for 150 Boeing 777X planes, worth $56 billion at list prices.
American Airlines is said to be close to finalizing an order for 200 CFM International engines worth $2.6 billion, according to a report by Reuters.
Here are several themes that are still working -- and now you can get in at a bargain.
Drugmaker AbbVie is raising its takeover offer for Irish pharmaceutical company Shire for a fourth time as it attempts to secure a tax inversion deal.
Analysts believe Garmin could face problems competing with new smartphones and smartwatches from Apple and others.
The year is halfway over, so it's a good time to look back and give mid-term grades on my fearless 2014 predictions.
Moody's (MCO) shares were downgraded to 'market perform' by analysts at Raymond James (RJF) on Wednesday.
Following Alibaba's IPO, Yahoo! and CEO Marissa Mayer may be looking to put some of that money to work, buying companies that will boost both revenue and engagement.
Box amended its S-1 and raised an additional private funding. Analysts combat the criticism the company's recent moves bode poorly for its potential to thrive in the public market.
Walmart may have dropped a big clue on its second-quarter performance.
U.S. stock futures rise slightly ahead of Fed minutes; Citigroup and Justice Department close to a deal; Amazon offers Hachette authors a deal.
Apple is said to be seeking new directors to add to its board, according to a report by the Wall Street Journal.
EMC falls on acquisition, Tesla falls on lawsuit, King falls despite analysts' notes, Apple falls on analyst's note, Netflix falls despite analysts' notes
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