| Jan 29, 2014
| 3:30 AM
Reports: MBA mortgage applications, Federal Funds target rate
Local earnings: Arthur J. Gallagher & Co., Boeing Co., IDEX Corp., John B. Sanfilippo & Sons
Other earnings: Chrysler Group, Dow Chemical, Facebook Inc., Marathon Petroleum and others
| Jan 30, 2014
| 5:48 PM
WASHINGTON — U.S. consumer spending ended last year with a flourish, lifting overall economic growth and renewing hopes that the recovery will hit its stride this year and boost employment and incomes.
The economy expanded at a solid 3.2% annual...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 8:00 AM
Por Paul Carsten
PEKIN (Reuters) - Una inusual venta de una participaciÃ³n en Alibaba Group Holding valora a la compaÃ±Ãa de comercio electrÃ³nico dominante en China en cerca de 128.000 millones de dÃ³lares, segÃºn cÃ¡lculos de Reuters.
Se prevÃ© que...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 5:56 PM
SAN FRANCISCO — As far as Wall Street is concerned, Google Inc. can build all the robots and self-driving cars that it wants as long as it keeps growing its main business: online advertising.
And increasingly, that means selling ads that are shown...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 11:38 PM
By Paul Carsten
BEIJING, Feb 12 (Reuters) - A rare sale of a stake in
Alibaba Group Holding values China's dominant
e-commerce company at around $128 billion, Reuters calculations
Alibaba is expected to go public later this year in the
| Feb 8, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Turns out that for Apple Inc., being one of the most innovative companies on the planet does have at least one big drawback.
The Cupertino, Calif., company says it is the No. 1 target for so-called patent trolls.
In court and regulatory filings, Apple...
| Feb 8, 2014
| 4:40 AM
BEIJING (Reuters) - The payment affiliate of Alibaba Group Holding Co., China's biggest e-commerce company, said on Saturday it completed more mobile payment transactions in 2013 than U.S.-based PayPal and Square Inc. combined.
Last year, more than 100...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 5:55 PM
Apple Inc. agreed to refund customers $32.5 million to settle a complaint over mobile phone apps bought by children, prompting consumer advocates to call for a broader crackdown against deceptive practices by big wireless companies.
"This is a warning...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 5:27 PM
Wall Street had plenty of reasons to think 2013 would go miserably for the stock market — what with a lackluster global economy, the U.S. government shutdown, Syria's civil war, the Obamacare fiasco and Miley Cyrus.
Instead, we're on track for a...
| Dec 30, 2013
| 8:41 AM
TOKYO (Reuters) - Panasonic Corp and Japan's other mid-tier camera makers have a battle on their hands to win over a smartphone "selfie" generation to mirrorless cameras that held such promise when they were launched around five years ago.
| Dec 17, 2013
| 4:10 AM
Facebook Inc. will begin selling video ads that will play automatically in users' news feeds, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing sources familiar with the project.
One of the first ads to be played will be a short tease made specifically for...