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Apple briefly got some of its shine back, after it delivered a package of capital programs that shareholders have been clamoring for.
Procter & Gamble reported quarterly earnings that beat analysts' expectations on Wednesday, but its profit outlook for the current quarter fell short of Wall Street's expectations.
Sprint Nextel, an acquisition target of both Japan's SoftBank and Dish Network, posted a smaller than expected quarterly loss, even as it saw steep customer losses from the Nextel network it is shutting down.
Investigators are focusing on a second Mississippi man in connection with ricin letters sent to the president and a U.S. senator after charges were dropped against another man.
Expectations that the European Central Bank (ECB) will announce a rate cut is likely to have a limited impact and could end up being a disappointment, analysts said.
A 20-month-old program at the Securities and Exchange Commission has had big successes, but it faces challenges.
Pelham Smithers, managing director at Pelham Smithers Associates, says Nintendo's results are "abysmal" and that it will be hard for the company to return to profit despite weaker yen.
The economy is sputtering back to life and many an employee has an itch to see what else is out there. Before you blast out your resume, check out the 10 best jobs for 2013.
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Earnings season is well and truly underway, but weakness from Europe has spoilt the party on both sides of the Atlantic.
Floods in the Midwest have made it harder to plant corn this spring, but the question is what might happen in the wheat belt as unusually late snows melt in the northern Plains.
FedEx struck a $10.5 billion deal with the U.S. Postal Service to continue providing domestic air transportation service for Priority and Express Mail.
It gets knocked down and then it gets back up again: recent trade in sterling is much like the performance of underdog boxer Rocky in the popular U.S. film series.
Private consumption, the bedrock of India's economy, shows signs of weakening. And that poses a threat to the country's fledgling recovery, economists say.
Credit Suisse said on Wednesday first-quarter net profit rose on the year due in part to its investment bank, and flagged a cash dividend.
A news agency tweet, that turned out to be fake about explosions at the White House injuring President Obama, sent markets on a round trip roller coaster ride.
The U.S. Mint said it has suspended sales of its one-tenth ounce American Eagle gold bullion coins as surging demand after bullion's plunge to two-year lows depleted inventory.
Dealing with monetary policy and interest rates is the Bank of Korea's main role, but in May it will start hosting weddings...again.
President Giorgio Napolitano has given Enrico Letta, deputy head of the center-left Democratic Party (PD), a mandate to try to form a new government, according to news wires on Wednesday.
The chairman of one of China's leading real estate investment groups, made famous by his bid to buy a farm in Iceland, says the deal would have been very profitable had it gone through.
From social video to niche social networks, financial advisors are hunting for prospects in the digital world.
The world's Top 50 hedge funds have added more to Boeing than any other stock, according to research firm FactSet.
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The IRS official at the center of a probe of the agency invokes the Fifth Amendment during a congressional hearing.
Markets were expecting Fed Chair Ben Bernanke to strike a dovish tone in Congress, and he did not disappoint.
Apple's CEO is disputing assertions by a Senate panel that the company evades billions of dollars in U.S. taxes.