- Stocks inch higher in quiet trading, but Disney stumbles Updated: Nov-27-15 2:48 pm
NEW YORK - Stocks finished mostly higher Friday as they wrapped up a quiet week of trading.
- Deere's profit tops forecasts even as its sales fall sharply Updated: Nov-25-15 3:13 pm
MOLINE, Illinois - Even though sales of its green tractors, bulldozers and other equipment fell sharply, Deere & Co. reported better-than-expected fourth-quarter earnings as it cut costs.
- Following strong earns, Hormel anounces 2-for-1 stock split Updated: Nov-25-15 7:18 am
NEW YORK - Hormel is announcing a two-for-one split a day after the company reported a strong fourth quarter and outlook.
- Campbell Soup shares soar on strong earnings, outlook Updated: Nov-24-15 4:54 pm
CAMDEN, New Jersey - Shares of Campbell Soup jumped to a 16-year high after the soup, snacks and pasta maker's fiscal first-quarter adjusted profit topped analysts' estimates and the company increased its full-year earnings forecast.
- Pinnacle buying Boulder Brands for about $710 million Updated: Nov-24-15 11:38 am
NEW YORK - Pinnacle Foods is buying Boulder Brands for about $710 million in a move that adds a line of health and wellness food brands to Pinnacle's offerings that include Birds Eye frozen foods, Duncan Hines frosting and cake mixes.
- Chipotle bounces back after end-of-week sell-off Updated: Nov-23-15 11:39 am
NEW YORK - Chipotle rebounded from a heavy sell-off in shares to end last week after it was discovered that the E. coli outbreak connected to restaurant chain had spread from the Pacific Northwest to a number of other states.
- Insurers reassure investors about ACA exchange business Updated: Nov-20-15 5:08 pm
Health insurers rallied Friday to ease investor and customer concerns about the Affordable Care Act's public insurance exchanges a day after the nation's biggest insurer questioned its future in that still-developing market.
- Deal-seeking investors push retail stocks higher Updated: Nov-20-15 3:54 pm
WASHINGTON - Investors are snatching up shares of retailers as a more complex picture of the U.S. consumer emerges, one in which some brands may emerge as winners this year.
- Initial public offerings scheduled to debut next week Updated: Nov-20-15 12:03 pm
NEW YORK - The following is a list of initial public offerings planned for the coming week. Sources include IPO ETF manager Renaissance Capital, and SEC filings.
- Nike shares jump on plans for dividend boost, stock split Updated: Nov-20-15 10:53 am
NEW YORK - Nike Inc.'s shares jumped Friday, a day after announcing that its board approved a 14 percent dividend increase, a 2-for-1 stock split and authorized a stock buyback of up to $12 billion over four years.
- Depomed shares fall after Horizon Pharma drops bid Updated: Nov-20-15 8:47 am
NEW YORK - Shares of Depomed fell more than 5 percent in premarket trading Friday, a day after Dublin-based Horizon Pharma dropped its hostile takeover bid of the rival drugmaker.
- UnitedHealth cuts outlook, casts doubt on overhaul exchanges Updated: Nov-19-15 4:48 pm
The nation's largest health insurer is questioning its future in public insurance exchanges, the latest signal of major concerns about the online marketplaces that have helped the Affordable Care Act extend coverage to millions of people.
- Wall Street feeling the chemistry with Match - shares fly Updated: Nov-19-15 4:39 pm
NEW YORK - The owner of Tinder, Match.com and OKCupid is having a great first date with Wall Street.
- Square's stock soars 45 percent in first day of trading Updated: Nov-19-15 4:28 pm
SAN FRANCISCO - Square bounced back in its stock market debut Thursday after the once-hot mobile payments service slashed the price of its initial public offering to get the deal done.
- Intel rises following revenue forecast, dividend boost Updated: Nov-19-15 4:19 pm
NEW YORK - Intel stock climbed Thursday after the chipmaker said it expects its revenue to grow again next year and raised its quarterly dividend.
- Sprint: New subscribers will get half off competitors' rates Updated: Nov-18-15 7:32 pm
OVERLAND PARK, Kansas - Wireless provider Sprint said Wednesday that new subscribers who switch to its service will pay half what its competitors are charging.
- Keurig Green Mountain tops Street 4Q forecasts Updated: Nov-18-15 5:36 pm
WATERBURY, Vermont - Shares of Keurig Green Mountain Inc. soared in extended trading Wednesday after the company reported better-than-expected results and raised its dividend.
- ConAgra transformation continues, spins off Lamb Weston Updated: Nov-18-15 3:59 pm
OMAHA, Nebraska - ConAgra is spinning off its frozen potatoes business and unloading a second major division as it works to intensify its focus on key name brand foods.
- Microsemi boosts its buyout offer for PMC-Sierra Updated: Nov-18-15 9:59 am
NEW YORK - Microsemi, a maker of semiconductors, boosted its buyout offer for chipmaker PMC-Sierra again, two days after PMC-Sierra said it preferred a deal with rival Skyworks.
- Analysis: Cut, cut, cower - Lawmakers back down to uproar Updated: Nov-10-15 2:07 pm
WASHINGTON - House Speaker Paul Ryan promises a big, bold agenda and says lawmakers won't shy from difficult choices. But several recent votes demonstrate Congress' continuing penchant for small ball and timidity - and the tendency of lawmakers to reverse course at the first tingle of political pain.
- Match Group plans to raise up to $466.2M from its IPO Updated: Nov-09-15 1:39 pm
NEW YORK - The owner of Tinder, Match.com and OkCupid hopes to raise as much as $466.2 million in an initial public offering, which would put the value of the dating site company in the neighborhood of $3 billion.
- Buffett's firm doubles its 3Q profit on Kraft Heinz merger Updated: Nov-06-15 7:13 pm
OMAHA, Nebraska - Berkshire Hathaway Inc.'s third-quarter profit more than doubled as the completion of the Kraft-Heinz merger boosted the paper value of its stake in the food giant.
- Steelmaker ArcelorMittal hit by cheap Chinese exports Updated: Nov-06-15 8:58 am
LUXEMBOURG - The world's largest steel producer, ArcelorMittal, has suspended its 2015 dividend as a slump in market prices caused by cheap exports from countries like China pushed the company to a net loss.
- Insys CEO Babich resigns, drugmaker tops 3Q expectations Updated: Nov-05-15 9:48 am
Michael L. Babich has resigned as president and CEO of Insys Therapeutics, a specialty drugmaker under investigation over sales of its powerful painkiller Subsys.
- Aeropostale warned by NYSE that its stock may be delisted Updated: Nov-05-15 9:03 am
NEW YORK - Aeropostale said Wednesday it received a warning from the New York Stock Exchange that its stock may stop trading at the exchange if it doesn't figure out how to boost its market value.