US Factory Sector Rises In July To 55.4, Highest Level Of Year
August 01 2013 10:26 AM EDT
The Purchasing Managers Index rose 4.5 percent to 55.4 as stable demand and improving business conditions boosted employment.
Uruguay's Lawmakers Approve Marijuana Bill
August 01 2013 8:50 AM EDT
The use of marijuana is already legal in Uruguay but this bill would let citizens grow and sell the drug under certain restrictions.
Bioenergy Company Produces Fuel And Electricity From Waste
August 01 2013 6:31 AM EDT
Ineos Bio says it's the first company to produce ethanol from waste on a commercial scale -- and it's ready to bring it to market.
Barrick Gold Corp Q2 Earnings Preview: Profit To Plunge
July 31 2013 11:03 AM EDT
The gold industry leader is expected to report earnings losses following major delays and high costs in a Chilean mine.
American Homes 4 Rent Plans IPO At $16 To $18 Per Share
July 31 2013 9:03 AM EDT
If the IPO is successful, it may signal that investors are confident the U.S. housing market's recovery will continue.
Spain Recession Eased In Q2; Growth Seen
July 30 2013 12:07 PM EDT
Spain's economy barely contracted in the second quarter, possibly auguring an end to the country's four-year recession.
US Consumer Confidence Cools
July 30 2013 10:23 AM EDT
Consumer confidence fell slightly in July due to weak economic and job expectations, according to the Conference Board's latest survey.
EU Economic Sentiment Uptrend Continues
July 30 2013 8:56 AM EDT
Europe's rising economic sentiment, which has been trending higher since May, extended its increase in July.
Court: Bernanke Should Testify in AIG Bailout Suit
July 29 2013 11:54 AM EDT
A judge rejected the U.S. government's effort not to depose the Fed chair, saying he was a "central figure" in the AIG bailout decision.
Apple iPhone Supplier In China Accused Of Labor Violations
July 29 2013 11:14 AM EDT
Watchdog says Apple supplier Pegatron withheld pay, imposed excessive hours and violated Chinese safety and environmental laws.
Hudson's Bay Buys Saks For $2.4 Billion
July 29 2013 8:37 AM EDT
The acquisition will bring together Saks Fifth Avenue, Lord & Taylor LLC and Hudson's Bay locations.
Simon Property Group Q2 2013 Earnings Preview: A Big Jump
July 26 2013 2:53 PM EDT
The opening of a big facility in Arizona and another in Japan, near Tokyo, will also boost Simon's second-quarter bottom line.
GM Sales Beat Toyota By 10,000 In Q2
July 26 2013 11:16 AM EDT
The American automaker became the top producer for the first time in six quarters - signaling U.S. auto industry strength.
July US Consumer Sentiment Surges - Highest In 6 Years
July 26 2013 10:19 AM EDT
Americans felt better about the current economic climate during July, but they expect lower GDP growth up ahead.
Activision To Buy Back Shares From Vivendi In $8.2B Deal
July 26 2013 10:09 AM EDT
The "Call of Duty" maker aims to be an independent video game publisher. Vivendi will retain a 12 percent stake.
Who Likes Apple Shares? Apple
July 25 2013 12:49 PM EDT
The tech giant snatched up 36 million of its own shares during the quarter, even though it was scheduled to repurchase 10 million.
US Jobless Claims Inch Higher
July 25 2013 8:38 AM EDT
Initial jobless claims last week inched 7,000 higher to 343,000, but the more-telling four-week moving average decreased by 1,250 to 345,250.
FDA Says Menthol Cigarettes Pose Greater Health Risk
July 23 2013 12:08 PM EDT
The agency said that it is now seeking input from the public, health experts and the tobacco industry before it shapes any policy.
Telefonica To Buy E-Plus From KPN For $10.7B
July 23 2013 10:04 AM EDT
The deal will create Germany's largest mobile-phone operator and signals accelerating consolidation in Europe's phone sector.
Boeing Q2 Earnings Preview: Analysts Expect 5.7% Boost In Profit
July 23 2013 5:24 AM EDT
Analysts expect earnings growth, due to Boeing's strong deliveries, return of the 787 to full service, and cost reductions.