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  • SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 20- Apple Inc's iCloud storage and backup service in China was attacked by hackers trying to steal user credentials and other information, a cybersecurity blog charged on Monday, saying it believes the country's government is behind the campaign. Unknown "Chinese authorities" interposed their own website between users and Apple's iCloud,...

  • Applying those precepts to IBM is proving particularly tricky as many of the company's old-line businesses have already been shut down or sold, while the units that are supposed to push future growth, such as cloud and security, face stiff competition. "I don't expect to see anything of that magnitude coming from IBM in part because they have systematically...

  • DALLAS, Oct 20- The United States is issuing new protocols for health workers treating Ebola patients and a rapid-response military medical team will start training even as Americans' anxiety about the spread of the virus abates with 43 people declared risk free. The government's new guidelines, which were set to come out at 7 p.m. EDT on Monday, were expected to...

  • Ebola fear factor subsides in U.S. financial markets Monday, 20 Oct 2014 | 6:34 PM ET

    NEW YORK, Oct 20- Investors should expect more calm to return to U.S. equity markets after some of the most volatile trading since 2012 as the 21- day incubation period for Ebola passes for many in Texas without new infections. But fears that Ebola could spread in the United States after three people in Dallas were diagnosed with the hemorrhagic fever added more...

  • AbbVie: $55B acquisition of Shire officially dead Monday, 20 Oct 2014 | 6:18 PM ET

    AbbVie will pay Shire a $1.64 billion breakup fee for walking away from the deal.

  • GulfMark Offshore misses Street 3Q forecasts Monday, 20 Oct 2014 | 6:16 PM ET

    HOUSTON _ GulfMark Offshore Inc. on Monday reported earnings of $24.3 million in its third quarter. The average estimate of analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 82 cents per share. For the current quarter ending in December, GulfMark Offshore said it expects revenue in the range of $110 million to $115 million.

  • NEW YORK, Oct 20- Facebook Inc and Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg have sued several lawyers who represented Paul Ceglia, claiming they helped the upstate New York entrepreneur pursue a fraudulent lawsuit to extort a 50 percent stake in the social networking company. Ceglia, a wood pellet salesman from Wellsville, New York, is not a defendant in Facebook's...

  • Steel Dynamics misses 3Q profit forecasts Monday, 20 Oct 2014 | 6:13 PM ET

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. _ Steel Dynamics Inc. on Monday reported third-quarter profit of $91.2 million. The average estimate of analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 43 cents per share. Analysts expected $2.12 billion, according to Zacks.

  • Final Glance: Medical Devices companies Monday, 20 Oct 2014 | 6:05 PM ET

    Allergan rose $1.76 or 1.0 percent, to $179.25. Baxter International Inc. rose$. 70 or 1.0 percent, to $67.94. Boston Scientific Corp. rose$. 24 or 2.1 percent, to $11.61.

  • Final Glance: Construction companies Monday, 20 Oct 2014 | 6:05 PM ET

    Fluor rose$. 13 or. 2 percent, to $62.38. Foster Wheeler fell$. 42 or 1.4 percent, to $29.90. Quanta Services Inc. fell$. 04 or. 1 percent, to $31.44.

  • Final Glance: Internet companies Monday, 20 Oct 2014 | 6:05 PM ET

    eBay rose $1.25 or 2.6 percent, to $49.20. Groupon Inc. rose$. 08 or 1.3 percent, to $6.21. LinkedIn Corp. rose $2.48 or 1.3 percent, to $198.44.

  • Final Glance: Coal companies Monday, 20 Oct 2014 | 6:05 PM ET

    Arch Coal fell$. 05 or 2.5 percent, to $1.92. Consol Energy Inc. fell$. 03 or. 1 percent, to $34.75. Peabody Energy fell$. 57 or 5.2 percent, to $10.46.

  • Final Glance: Media companies Monday, 20 Oct 2014 | 6:05 PM ET

    Comcast Corp. rose$. 62 or 1.2 percent, to $51.30. Walt Disney Co. rose $1.69 or 2.0 percent, to $85.52. Gannett rose $1.39 or 5.0 percent, to $29.08.

  • Final Glance: Homebuilders companies Monday, 20 Oct 2014 | 6:05 PM ET

    DR Horton rose$. 55 or 2.6 percent, to $22.11. Hovnanian Enterprises Inc. rose$. 07 or 1.9 percent, to $3.78. Lennar Corp. rose $1.49 or 3.6 percent, to $42.95.

  • NYSE stocks posting largest volume decreases Monday, 20 Oct 2014 | 6:05 PM ET

    NEW YORK— A look at the 10 biggest volume decliners on New York Stock Exchange at the close of trading:. American Realty Investors Inc.: Approximately shares changed hands, a 99.9 decrease from its 65- day average volume. Asia Tigers Fund: Approximately 400 shares changed hands, a 94.8 decrease from its 65- day average volume.

  • Final Glance: Credit Card companies Monday, 20 Oct 2014 | 6:05 PM ET

    American Express Co. rose $1.43 or 1.7 percent, to $84.01. Capital One Financial Corp. rose$. 07 or. 1 percent, to $76.50. Discover Financial Services rose$. 25 or. 4 percent, to $62.70.

  • Final Glance: Railroad companies Monday, 20 Oct 2014 | 6:05 PM ET

    Canadian National Railway Co. rose$. 27 or. 4 percent, to $65.57. Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. fell $3.07 or 1.5 percent, to $196.43. Kansas City Southern rose$. 63 or. 5 percent, to $116.42.

  • Final Glance: Education companies Monday, 20 Oct 2014 | 6:05 PM ET

    Apollo Group rose$. 13 or. 5 percent, to $25.75. Career Education Corp. rose$. 04 or. 8 percent, to $5.34. Strayer Education Inc. rose $1.25 or 1.9 percent, to $65.40.

  • Nasdaq stocks posting largest volume increases Monday, 20 Oct 2014 | 6:05 PM ET

    AngioDynamics Inc.: Approximately 2,232,200 shares changed hands, a 1,537.1 percent increase over its 65- day average volume. The shares rose$. 31 or 2.0 percent to $15.60. The shares fell$. 11 or. 7 percent to $14.57.

  • Final Glance: Drugstore companies Monday, 20 Oct 2014 | 6:05 PM ET

    CVSCaremark rose $1.80 or 2.3 percent, to $81.76. Rite Aid rose$. 08 or 1.7 percent, to $4.76. Walgreen fell$. 07 or. 1 percent, to $60.20.