| Sep 29, 2014
| 1:49 PM
Shares of McDonald’s Corp. jumped as much as 2.7 percent on Monday afternoon, the biggest percentage gain in months for the world’s largest restaurant company, amid social media speculation that a major investor might be eating up the shares....
| Aug 21, 2014
| 9:47 AM
MIAMI - La compañía de comercio online eBay está considerando desprenderse de su unidad PayPal tan pronto como el próximo año, informó la web de noticias The Information citando fuentes.
Las acciones de eBay subían un 5 por ciento en el Nasdaq a 56,08...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 6:39 AM
ATLANTIC CITY N.J. — Notices of job losses went out on Monday for roughly 1,000 employees of Atlantic City's Trump Plaza Hotel and Casino in anticipation of a Sept. 16 closure, the company said in a statement.
The pink slips came as the company...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 6:00 AM
It would be unfair to say that Apple has got its mojo back this summer, since I'm sure the company and many of its fans would say it never lost it. But as the tech giant prepares to release third quarter earnings Tuesday, it's certainly riding some...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 4:32 PM
Having been in academia for more than 30 years and having been through the process with my own daughters, I understand that many parents and students face daunting decisions regarding college. Where to go? What major to choose?
For many — in fact,...
| Jul 10, 2014
The investment arm of Chicago's billionaire Crown family has thrown its weight behind a New York-based activist hedge fund in its calls for retailer PetSmart to sell itself, a rare public rebuke of a company the family invests in.
In a Monday letter...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 5:15 PM
Phil Mickelson has pushed aside the distraction of a federal probe to warm up for the U.S. Open at this week's FedEx St. Jude Classic in Memphis, Tennessee.
Mickelson has stayed committed to his golf even as reports swirled last week that U.S....
| Jun 9, 2014
| 9:19 AM
The stock market nudged higher Monday after a handful of U.S. companies announced deals. Family Dollar's stock jumped following news that investor Carl Icahn has taken a stake in the company.
The Standard & Poor's 500 index was up five points, or 0.3...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Netflix shareholders rejected a resolution Monday that would have split apart the company's CEO and chairman functions, preserving Reed Hastings' position in both roles.
"Netflix has demonstrated extraordinary long-term success under the leadership of...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 7:39 PM
The most interesting man in the world may not be that guy in the TV beer ads. It may be Phil Mickelson.
Even though he is instantly identifiable in the world of sports merely as "Phil," he is certainly not just plain Phil.
There is nothing plain about...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 9:27 AM
Phil Mickelson stood near the top of the leaderboard at the U.S. Open on Thursday, shooting one-under par through 13 holes of the first round, but that wasn't the only good news for the famed golfer.
In recent days, the Wall Street Journal broke a story...