Rob Lenihan

Freelance writer Rob Lenihan is a former staff reporter and editor of TheStreet, CNN and other media, as well as a former Web editor for Goldman Sachs.

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Stocks End Mixed as Disney, Home Depot Shares Slip, Trade Worries Reappear

Stocks End Mixed as Disney, Home Depot Shares Slip, Trade Worries Reappear

Stocks finished mixed Thursday as weakness as weakness in such names as Walt Disney DIS and Home Depot offset gains from Microsoft and tech stocks, while trade worries reappeared.

McDermott Shares Continue to Fall After Company Hires Turnaround Expert

McDermott Shares Continue to Fall After Company Hires Turnaround Expert

Engineering firm reportedly engaged AlixPartners to help shore up cash flow and the bottom line.

Target Scores on $5 Billion Buyback Program

Target Scores on $5 Billion Buyback Program

Target shares are rising Thursday after the big-box retail chain says its board authorized a new $5 billion stock buyback program.

Dow Ends Up After Fed Lowers Interest Rates; Oil Prices Slide

Dow Ends Up After Fed Lowers Interest Rates; Oil Prices Slide

Stocks ended mixed Wednesday after the Federal Open Market Committee, the Federal Reserve's policy-making body, said it would lower the overnight lending rate to a target range of 1.75% to 2%.

American Eagle Outfitters Spreads Wings on DA Davidson's Buy Rating

American Eagle Outfitters Spreads Wings on DA Davidson's Buy Rating

American Eagle Outfitters rises after an analyst from DA Davidson initiates coverage of the apparel store chain with a buy rating and a $21 share price target.

Stocks Finish Up Wall Street Awaits Fed Decision on Rates, Oil Prices Slump

Stocks Finish Up Wall Street Awaits Fed Decision on Rates, Oil Prices Slump

Stocks end in positive territory Tuesday as investors proceed with caution as the Federal Reserve's two-day rate-setting meeting kicks off.

Chipotle Heats Up With Addition of Carne Asada to Its Menu

Chipotle Heats Up With Addition of Carne Asada to Its Menu

Shares of Chipotle Mexican Grill heat up after the restaurant chain adds a new steak option, Carne Asada.

Zynga Climbs on 'Best Idea in Video Games' Nod from Stephens

Zynga Climbs on 'Best Idea in Video Games' Nod from Stephens

Zynga rises after an analyst at Stephens names the electronic gaming company the 'best idea in video games.'

FedEx to Deliver Rates Increases in January

FedEx to Deliver Rates Increases in January

FedEx says it will increase shipping rates at its express unit by an average of 4.9% for U.S. domestic, U.S. export and U.S. import services beginning Jan. 6.

Dow Finishes Down as Oil Spikes Following Attacks on Saudi Oil Facilities

Dow Finishes Down as Oil Spikes Following Attacks on Saudi Oil Facilities

Stocks finished down, ending the Dow's eight-day winning streak, after oil prices surge the most in more than two decades following an attack on two key Saudi Arabian oil facilities.