| Nov 14, 2013
| 12:30 PM
James Bond and "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey" have boosted profits for MGM Holdings Inc., the parent company of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, which reported sharply higher third quarter earnings of $17 million, up $23 million from the year-ago period.
| Nov 6, 2013
| 5:07 PM
If the initial public offering of Twitter Inc. had to be summed up in one of the company's famously pithy tweets, this would be it: The timing couldn't be better.
Twitter is expected to make its public debut Thursday in one of the hottest IPO markets in...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 6:38 PM
It didn't matter that consumer confidence slumped or that retail sales were weak.
The stock market barreled to new highs anyway.
The nation's two closely watched stock barometers — the Dow Jones industrial average and Standard & Poor's 500 index...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 1:43 PM
SAN FRANCISCO -- It's looking more and more like the New York Stock Exchange will win the Tweetstakes, the hotly contested battle with the Nasdaq Stock Market for Twitter’s initial public stock offering.
Twitter is the most highly sought after...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 6:13 PM
The stock market staged its best rally of the year as lawmakers inched toward a deal that would temporarily stave off a government debt default.
The Dow Jones industrial average surged 323.09 points after congressional Republicans proposed increasing...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:30 PM
As the Dow Jones Industrial Average inches closer to the psychologically important level of 13,000, the S&P 500 reclaims almost all of the losses sustained since June 2008, and the NASDAQ nears its highest level in a decade, the chorus gets louder and...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Companies that find themselves flush with cash have been buying back their shares in 2011.
Not the least of this group is Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway. Technology, drug and railroad companies are also repurchasing in large quantities because...
| May 7, 2013
| 9:15 AM
The Dow Jones industrial average is on a tear with the rest of the stock market, but valuations on stock prices are still reasonable.
In a new report, research firm S&P Capital IQ argues that stocks are still fairly valued even though share prices...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 10:54 AM
WASHINGTON -- Sen. Mark Warner on Friday called on the Securities and Exchange Commission to conduct a "thorough investigation" of the Nasdaq Stock Market's three-hour trading outage.
Warner (D-Va.), a member of the Senate Banking Committee, said...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 6:12 PM
NEW YORK — The stock market's all-star team has some new players.
Leaving the Dow Jones industrial average is aluminum giant Alcoa Inc., computer-maker Hewlett-Packard Co. and financial behemoth Bank of America Corp. Joining the index of 30 blue-...
| Sep 15, 2013
| 9:37 AM
Last week: In the world of sports, the U.S. Men’s National Team qualified for the 2014 FIFA World Cup this week with a 2-0 win over Mexico. This will be the seventh-consecutive FIFA World Cup appearance for the U.S. MNT.
Looking ahead: The...