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  • Panel gives final OK for Oklahoma income tax cut Thursday, 18 Dec 2014 | 8:44 PM ET

    The seven-member Board of Equalization on Thursday certified the general revenue estimate for the upcoming fiscal year was more than the estimate in February 2013, triggering the reduction. Mary Fallin will have $6.9 billion in available revenue to build her executive budget she will present to legislators in February. It's nearly $300 million less than...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Dec 18- Uber argued Thursday that it should not have to turn over ride data in a California regulatory standoff that shows how the transportation service is falling afoul of officials who could threaten its expansion. The issue, which is being heard in a California administrative court and whose outcome will not be known until next year, pits Uber...

  • Final Glance: Media companies Thursday, 18 Dec 2014 | 8:09 PM ET

    Comcast Corp. rose$. 96 or 1.7 percent, to $56.29. Walt Disney Co. rose $1.23 or 1.3 percent, to $92.61. Gannett rose$. 70 or 2.3 percent, to $31.11.

  • Final Glance: Food companies Thursday, 18 Dec 2014 | 8:09 PM ET

    ConAgra Foods Inc. fell$. 52 or 1.4 percent, to $36.58. General Mills Inc. rose $1.32 or 2.5 percent, to $53.51. Mondelez International Inc. rose$. 58 or 1.6 percent, to $36.58.

  • Final Glance: Homebuilders companies Thursday, 18 Dec 2014 | 8:09 PM ET

    DR Horton rose$. 28 or 1.2 percent, to $24.47. Hovnanian Enterprises Inc. rose$. 13 or 3.3 percent, to $4.04. Lennar Corp. rose$. 57 or 1.3 percent, to $43.68.

  • Final Glance: Silver companies Thursday, 18 Dec 2014 | 8:09 PM ET

    Hecla Mining Co. rose$. 14 or 5.6 percent, to $2.66. Pan American Silver Corp. rose$. 22 or 2.4 percent, to $9.50. Silver Standard Resources Inc. rose$. 27 or 5.9 percent, to $4.82.

  • Final Glance: Specialty Retail companies Thursday, 18 Dec 2014 | 8:09 PM ET

    Autozone Inc. rose $13.02 or 2.2 percent, to $615.48. Bed Bath& Beyond Inc. rose$. 08 or. 1 percent, to $73.58. Best Buy rose $1.01 or 2.7 percent, to $38.48.

  • Final Glance: Supermarkets companies Thursday, 18 Dec 2014 | 8:09 PM ET

    Kroger rose $1.18 or 1.9 percent, to $63.64. Safeway rose$. 21 or. 6 percent, to $34.95. Supervalu rose$. 17 or 1.8 percent, to $9.49.

  • Final Glance: Managed Care companies Thursday, 18 Dec 2014 | 8:09 PM ET

    Cigna Corp. rose $2.98 or 2.9 percent, to $104.58. Humana Inc. rose $5.74 or 4.0 percent, to $149.07. UnitedHealth Group rose $3.10 or 3.1 percent, to $102.24.

  • Final Glance: Internet companies Thursday, 18 Dec 2014 | 8:09 PM ET

    eBay rose $1.13 or 2.0 percent, to $57.53. Groupon Inc. rose$. 60 or 8.3 percent, to $7.79. LinkedIn Corp. rose $12.06 or 5.5 percent, to $231.84.

  • Final Glance: Railroad companies Thursday, 18 Dec 2014 | 8:09 PM ET

    Canadian National Railway Co. rose$. 23 or. 3 percent, to $67.45. Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. rose $1.23 or. 6 percent, to $191.57. Kansas City Southern rose $2.66 or 2.3 percent, to $118.02.

  • Final Glance: Health Care Equipment companies Thursday, 18 Dec 2014 | 8:09 PM ET

    Becton, Dickinson& Co. rose $3.63 or 2.7 percent, to $140.43. Covidien plc rose $1.96 or 1.9 percent, to $103.22. PerkinElmer rose$. 76 or 1.8 percent, to $43.12.

  • Nasdaq stocks posting largest volume decreases Thursday, 18 Dec 2014 | 8:09 PM ET

    Ameriana BanCorp: Approximately shares changed hands, a 98.9 decrease from its 65- day average volume. The shares fell$. 02 or. 2 percent to $9.83. Colony BankCorp. Inc.: Approximately shares changed hands, a 100.0 decrease from its 65- day average volume.

  • Final Glance: Gold companies Thursday, 18 Dec 2014 | 8:09 PM ET

    Barrick Gold Corp. rose$. 33 or 3.1 percent, to $11.09. GoldCorp. rose$. 89 or 5.0 percent, to $18.82. Newmont Mining Corp. rose$. 89 or 4.8 percent, to $19.39.

  • Final Glance: Insurance companies Thursday, 18 Dec 2014 | 8:09 PM ET

    Aflac Inc. rose $1.25 or 2.1 percent, to $60.32. American International Group rose$. 99 or 1.8 percent, to $55.01. MBIA rose$. 07 or. 8 percent, to $9.32.

  • Final Glance: Medical Devices companies Thursday, 18 Dec 2014 | 8:09 PM ET

    Allergan rose $4.15 or 2.0 percent, to $212.18. Baxter International Inc. rose $1.80 or 2.5 percent, to $74.07. Boston Scientific Corp. rose$. 24 or 1.8 percent, to $13.26.

  • Final Glance: Pharmaceuticals companies Thursday, 18 Dec 2014 | 8:09 PM ET

    Baxter International Inc. rose $1.80 or 2.5 percent, to $74.07. Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. rose $1.60 or 2.7 percent, to $60.79. Hospira rose $2.19 or 3.6 percent, to $62.44.

  • Final Glance: Oil companies Thursday, 18 Dec 2014 | 8:09 PM ET

    BP PLC rose$. 63 or 1.7 percent, to $38.32. ConocoPhillips rose $2.81 or 4.2 percent, to $69.75. Exxon Mobil Corp. rose $2.14 or 2.4 percent, to $91.16.

  • NYSE stocks posting largest volume increases Thursday, 18 Dec 2014 | 8:09 PM ET

    NEW YORK— A look at the 10 biggest volume gainers on New York Stock Exchange at the close of trading:. Alliance National Municipal Income Fund: Approximately 66,600 shares changed hands, a 408.6 percent increase over its 65- day average volume. The shares rose$. 07 or. 5 percent to $13.01.

  • Final Glance: Staffing companies Thursday, 18 Dec 2014 | 8:09 PM ET

    Kelly Services Inc. class A rose$. 29 or 1.8 percent, to $16.47. Korn/Ferry International Inc. rose$. 68 or 2.4 percent, to $29.16. ManpowerGroup rose $2.42 or 3.7 percent, to $67.80.