| May 28, 2014
| 9:41 PM
Malcolm Glazer, who ascended from near-poverty as a teenager to owning the NFL's Tampa Bay Buccaneers and international soccer powerhouse Manchester United, died Wednesday, the Buccaneers announced. He was 85.
Glazer suffered two strokes in 2006 that...
| May 7, 2014
| 5:08 PM
Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet L. Yellen painted a mostly upbeat picture of the economy emerging from a weather-induced winter slowdown but gave no hints of when the central bank might start raising rock-bottom interest rates.
In Capitol Hill...
| May 13, 2014
| 4:58 PM
Weeks after the abduction of more than 300 Nigerian schoolgirls taken in a case of mass sex trafficking, the global media finally took note of the crime.
Why the shift? Because of the bravery of Nigerian women, who took to the streets to demand that the...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 11:09 AM
Another plunge in once-soaring technology stocks sent the Nasdaq composite index into a triple-digit decline and pushed the rest of the stock market down with it.
Erstwhile darlings such as Netflix Inc. and Facebook Inc., as well as biotechnology...
| May 14, 2014
| 6:20 PM
Stock prices are near all-time highs, but the real place to be this year is the bond market.
To the surprise of many on Wall Street, the long-underestimated fixed-income market is quietly outperforming its equity counterpart.
Many investors expected...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 11:15 AM
The value of stock buybacks by U.S. companies jumped in the fourth quarter of last year, led by repurchases by Apple Inc. and other technology giants.
Companies in the Standard & Poor’s 500 repurchased $126 billion of stock in the fourth quarter...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 1:56 PM
Moelis & Co., a boutique Los Angeles investment bank, filed for an initial public offering, seeking to capitalize on the soaring stock market and a recent pickup in corporate mergers.
The firm was founded in 2007 by Ken Moelis, a longtime Southern...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 8:48 AM
Shares of King Digital Entertainment, the maker of the addictive Candy Crush game, tumbled Wednesday in their first day of trading on Wall Street.
The stock, priced at $22.50 a share in its initial public offering late Tuesday, began trading...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 10:02 AM
A week-long rally in the stock market carried the Standard & Poor's 500 index to an intraday record Friday morning, the latest indication that investors worry more about missing potential gains than suffering losses.
Stocks have been buoyed this week by...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 4:52 PM
American Apparel Inc. is fighting to retain its listing on the New York Stock Exchange while buried in negotiations over financing -- efforts that the Los Angeles retailer said would force it to file its annual report late.
The clothing manufacturer and...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 11:21 AM
GrubHub, the Chicago online takeout ordering company, on Monday set a price range for its initial public offering at $20 to $22 a share, according to its filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.
That would value the company, which merged...