U.S. stocks fell on Thursday, with the Dow on track to mark its fifth day of losses as investors stayed away from making risky bets ahead of Donald Trump's swearing-in as president on Friday.
Rick Perry, President-elect Donald Trump's pick to run the Energy Department, said during his Senate confirmation hearing on Thursday that he regrets having called for the department's elimination during his failed bid for the Republican presidential nomination in 2012.
Steven Mnuchin, Donald Trump's pick to lead the Treasury Department, on Thursday defended his handling of thousands of foreclosures during the height of the financial crisis, saying he had worked hard to assist homeowners to refinance so they could keep their homes.
International Business Machines Corp reported a 1.3 percent fall in quarterly revenue, hurt by a stronger dollar and continued weakness in the company's traditional hardware division.
American Express Co's quarterly profit fell 8.2 percent as the credit card issuer boosted spending on marketing and promotion to fend off rising competition.
With President-elect Donald Trump being sworn in on Friday, the exchange traded fund industry, especially the leveraged and inverse segment, could enjoy more favorable treatment as many anticipate the new administration could cut back on regulation and even roll back financial industry reforms. “There is a lot of discussion about how the new administration may…
President-elect Donald Trump's pick for U.S. Treasury Secretary, Steve Mnuchin, on Thursday told a Senate panel he does not believe in severing federal ties with and privatizing mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.
Even if the auto industry's sales don't set an annual record in 2017, if two factors are controlled, it will still be a ridiculously profitable year for major automakers.
Western Union has agreed to pay $586 million to the U.S. government to pay back victims of fraud that the money transfer company failed to protect.
This chip company is hiring engineers to help it make a big leap forward in processor technology.
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Shares skyrocket in response to accepting a takeover offer from Eli Lilly.
The exchange traded fund universe has quickly expanded as money managers craft numerous index-based strategies. While passive ETFs have flourished, the actively managed ETF segment has been conspicuously left depopulated. However, things are changing as more traditional open-end fund managers step into the ETF business. For instance, David Advisors launched the Davis Select U.S. Equity…
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The satellite radio provider offers mixed signals on its potential purchase of the streaming music platform.
WPX Energy more than doubled after completing a major repositioning last year that has it set to thrive with lower oil prices.
After a strong rallying follow the presidential elections, U.S. equities and stock exchange traded funds are stuck in tight range and even weakened as investors pared down bets ahead of Donald Trump’s presidential inauguration on Friday. The S&P 500 Index, along with related funds including the SPDR S&P 500 ETF (NYSEArca: SPY), iShares Core S&P…
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The health and nutrition products retailer plunged after another analyst downgrade.
Long-term US mortgage rates Long-term US mortgage rates marked their third week of declines this week, after snapping a nine-week run of increases.
Shares of the sandwich chain rose as earnings steadily improved.
Morgan Stanley puts a price tag on Tesla shares: About $0.50 per 1,000 cars sold.
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Shares of CSX received a spark Thursday following a slight decline after its fourth-quarter results, and are up 18% on a possible activist investment.
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Trump's harsh words for the U.S. dollar could make gold lustrous once more.
The rent-to-own chain posted a disappointing preliminary earnings report as it continues to struggle with technical problems.
Positive preliminary results featuring a boosted bottom line sent shares soaring.