Japan's Nikkei 225 Average climbed 120.32 points or 0.79 percent to 15,259.28 whereas Singapore's Straits Times fell 11.74 points or 0.36 percent to 3,224.76.
Asian shares gain in line with Wall Street, Nikkei shrugs off strong yen
Famed billionaire Warren Buffett has doubled down on renewables—and wind power in particular—in his energy strategy.
Today: Pandora's listener growth disappoints investors as company seeks to make nice with musicians. Also: Amazon, Microsoft, Riverbed and Juniper also announce earnings.
Bond kingpin Bill Gross’s new home, Janus Capital Group, said its profit rose 25% as its revenue and assets under management grew.
Homes in the U.K. capital have been among the hottest global assets in recent years, but signs continue to suggest the heat is escaping.
Yelp shares dropped more than18 percent Thursday after the local-reviews company forecast fourth-quarter sales that fell short of analysts' estimates.
Several executives at J.P. Morgan Chase in New York were warned of potential problems related to the bank’s hiring practices in China more than a year before the program came under scrutiny by the U.S
A combination of strong company earnings and encouraging economic reports, both in the U.S. and Europe, gave the stock market another day of solid gains on Thursday.
Markets rallied on Thursday to end the trading session higher, but still off their intraday highs.
Retail-cash flow turned robustly positive for U.S. high-yield funds in the week ended Oct. 22, with a net inflow of $1.7 billion, according to Lipper. This biggest inflow in nine weeks was widespread,
Despite the weak top line performance, due to extreme currency volatility, P&G has managed to expand its margins on a year-on-year basis through prudent reductions in manufacturing and non-manufac
When the company releases its third quarter results, we expect its wireless business to continue to show strong growth on account of an expanding subscriber base and an improving 3G-4G mix. However, i
The best performing sector as of midday Thursday is the Energy sector, higher by 3.1%. Within the sector, EQT (NYSE: EQT) and Diamond Offshore Drilling, Inc. (NYSE: DO) are two large stocks leading th
The worst performing sector as of midday Thursday is the Utilities sector, higher by 0.7%. Within that group, Edison International (NYSE: EIX) and FirstEnergy (NYSE: FE) are two large stocks that are
Revenue increased 7% year-on-year, to reach $3.02 billion, driven by volume growth across all commodities except for coal, which continues to suffer due to the weak export coal environment for the U.S
We expect to see growth in the firm?s Display Technologies and Specialty Materials segment. The acquisition of Samsung Corning Precision Materials, which was completed on January 15th of this year and
With limited space and a vast Supercenter network, Wal-Mart is nearing saturation in the country and is even facing issues of self-cannibalization. Moreover, foot traffic in Supercenters has been decl
The primary reason for growth in search ads revenue was the growth in the price per click. Additionally, sale of Yahoo?s 140 million shares in Alibaba boosted its cash position by $7 billion to $12 bi
The wireline business reported a marginal slump in total operating revenues, although consumer revenues grew by 4.5% y-o-y on strong FiOS subscriber adds. Net income grew by over 65% to $3.7 billion i
Visa (V) declared a quarterly dividend in the aggregate amount of $0.48 per share of class A common stock, determined in the case of class B and class C common stock on an as-converted basis, payable
Comcast Corporation (CMCSA) declared a quarterly dividend of $0.225 a share on the Company's common stock. The quarterly dividend is payable on January 28, 2015 to shareholders of record as of the clo
The WisdomTree Dividend ex-Financials Fund ETF (DTN) is seeing unusually high volume in afternoon trading Thursday, with over 164,000 shares traded versus three month average volume of about 41,000.&n
In trading on Thursday, the SPDR S&P Biotech ETF (XBI) is outperforming other ETFs, up about 3.5% on the day. Components of that ETF showing particular strength include shares of Sangamo Bio
In trading on Thursday, precious metals shares were relative laggards, down on the day by about 1.4%. Helping drag down the group were shares of Tanzanian Royalty Exploration Company (TRX), down
In trading on Thursday, auto dealerships shares were relative leaders, up on the day by about 4.2%. Leading the group were shares of Group 1 Automotive (GPI), up about 13.5% and shares of Carmax
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Critics might be calling NBC's "Mysteries of Laura" a bad, bad show, but these programming missteps aside, NBC has been having a decent run as of late: It won the 2013-2014 broadcast television season
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