Today's Business News and Opinion
Lowe's, Graco, Cognizant and Sally Beauty could be winners this fall after seeing some volatility this summer.
Google will punish mobile sites that have intrusive ads that block access to content.
Concealed carry law in the lone star state survives a preliminary challenge.
On Wednesday, August 24, investors will be watching earnings from HP Inc. and existing home sales figures.
Shares of Chesapeake Energy were rising Tuesday on reports of producer action.
Shares of Zoe's Kitchen plummeted on heavy trading volume after its second-quarter revenue results missed expectations.
Now that negative yields have become a reality, municipal bonds may be more important for income seeking investors.
Earlier momentum deflated by the end of the day, though Wall Street did manage to close with slight gains.
What happens when your college shutters? More and more alums and students are discovering the painful realities.
Team USA's Olympic swimmers Maya DiRado and Conor Dwyer rang the opening bell at the New York Stock Exchange, as Wall Street celebrated their medal wins in Rio.
Stocks hold gains by mid-afternoon Tuesday after crude oil finishes the session higher.
The Andalusian cellars where sherry is made offer a fascinating array of wines in different stages of development. Even among veteran sherry producers, the aging process inspires joy and awe.
With the tech company at all-time highs, is it time to get out of its stock? Or is there enough room for growth to make holding shares worth it?
China's second-largest insurer plans to allocate billions to international real estate. Here's how it will go about it.
Square looks better a Wall Street upgrade, but it still needs to bring in some bigger merchants, said TheStreet's Jim Cramer
Donald Trump has no plans to release his tax returns any time soon. What could be hiding in there? Here are five possibilities.
Many parents are eager to help their children with purchasing their first home, but giving them cash as a gift is not always the best solution.
Senators Grassley, Blumenthal and Klobuchar demand Mylan reduce the price of its dominant treatment for life-threatening allergies.
Shares of the agrochemical giant got a boost Tuesday, following news Bayer AG may be courting the company with a sweeter deal.
Stocks hold onto gains through the morning session as new home sales hit a nearly eight-year high in July.
Abercrombie & Fitch (ANF) once ruled over a profitable clothing empire, but fickle youngsters are abandoning the chain. Here's why investors should too.
A partnership with Lyft could bring several benefits to Apple. But the company is better off avoiding a full-blown acquisition.
A new report says three iPhones will launch in 2017. The most costly of the devices could sell at higher prices than current models.
Stocks hold onto solid gains by mid-morning Tuesday after new home sales hit an eight-year high.
These three stocks have high dividend yields and have paid made annual dividend increases for more than 50 years.
U.S. stocks shrugged off a decline in oil prices Tuesday, starting the trading session higher amid better-than-expected results from Best Buy.
Shares of the electronics retailers spike following better-than-expected second-quarter sales and earnings.
The companies are trying to carve out a place in an area where large automakers are increasingly moving R&D in-house, building a package to be available to all by 2019.
The company is offering Crispy Chicken Chips at its Taco Bell locations and fried chicken-scented sunscreen at KFC restaurants.
The FDA approved Merck's Keytruda, a drug to treat metastatic and recurrent cancer.
The current slow growth in productivity is stemming from the supply-side of the economy, but lawmakers are not addressing this issue.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce increased spending after the 2010 Citizens United Case. The group has spent more than $18 million this year but kept its donor list secret.
Americans love to complain about the cost of their life insurance personal policies. Now, an industry group says insurance is cheaper than you think - but not all insurance.
Stock futures move higher on Tuesday, looking to reverse some of the losses of a day earlier, following positive earnings from the likes of Best Buy and Toll Brothers.
Sentiment among French services and German manufacturing firms improves in August.
U.S. workers are saving more for their retirement than they were five years ago, but economic recovery doesn't change the fact that they're running out of time.
Amazon (AMZN) could release a new music service in September, according to Recode.
Delphi Automotive and Mobileye team to develop a self-driving system; Volkswagen reportedly reaches a deal with two suppliers; Toll Brothers third-quarter revenue tops forecasts.
The homebuilder expects fiscal-year revenue to rise between 19% to 26%.
U.K. supermarket sales edge up 0.3% thanks to sunshine.
On Tuesday, August 23, investors will get quarterly results from Best Buy and fresh housing market data.
About 12% of total daily fantasy sports players live in the Empire State.
Subprime borrowers are getting more access to credit cards, according to the feds.
The agrochemical company got a boost from U.S. regulators Monday, making a proposed $43 billion takeover more feasible.
Shares of the Swiss offshore driller slipped Monday as oil prices dipped sharply.
The analog/mixed-signal chip market remains quite fragmented. Larger players still have plenty of incentive to snap up smaller peers.
The printing giant could post a surprise earnings beat if the strengthening yen is squeezing competitors' sales.
Analysts say 2017 could be a magical year for gold investors.
Gold prices ended the U.S. day session weaker but up from the daily low that marked a two-week low Monday.
Gold is conflicted by the ongoing dialogue surrounding the next increase in Fed rates, said Peter Hug, global trading director for bullion dealer, Kitco Metals.