North America


  • Final Glance: Supermarkets companies Tuesday, 25 Nov 2014 | 6:57 PM ET

    Kroger rose$. 31 or. 5 percent, to $58.82. Safeway rose$. 01 or percent, to $34.83. Supervalu fell$. 05 or. 5 percent, to $9.35.

  • Final Glance: Biotechnology companies Tuesday, 25 Nov 2014 | 6:57 PM ET

    Amgen Inc. fell $1.94 or 1.2 percent, to $162.24. Biogen Idec fell $1.34 or. 4 percent, to $305.40. Celgene Corp. rose$. 09 or. 1 percent, to $111.07.

  • Final Glance: Department Store Retail companies Tuesday, 25 Nov 2014 | 6:57 PM ET

    Kohl's Corp. fell$. 09 or. 2 percent, to $58.83. Macy's Inc. fell$. 46 or. 7 percent, to $63.90. Nordstrom fell$. 37 or. 5 percent, to $75.89.

  • Final Glance: Food companies Tuesday, 25 Nov 2014 | 6:57 PM ET

    ConAgra Foods Inc. rose$. 06 or. 2 percent, to $35.51. General Mills Inc. rose$. 15 or. 3 percent, to $51.65. Hormel Foods Corp. fell $2.81 or 5.2 percent, to $51.32.

  • Final Glance: Restaurant companies Tuesday, 25 Nov 2014 | 6:57 PM ET

    Brinker International Inc. rose$. 55 or 1.0 percent, to $55.62. Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. fell $4.64 or. 7 percent, to $654.90. Darden Restaurants Inc. fell $1.37 or 2.4 percent, to $54.99.

  • Final Glance: Beverages companies Tuesday, 25 Nov 2014 | 6:57 PM ET

    Coca-Cola Co. rose$. 16 or. 4 percent, to $44.43. Dr Pepper Snapple rose$. 57 or. 8 percent, to $73.26. Molson Coors Brewing Co. rose$. 21 or. 3 percent, to $76.66.

  • Final Glance: Leisure companies Tuesday, 25 Nov 2014 | 6:57 PM ET

    Las Vegas Sands Corp. fell$. 59 or. 9 percent, to $63.55. MGM Resorts International fell$. 04 or. 2 percent, to $22.81. Marriott International Inc. rose$. 07 or. 1 percent, to $77.04.

  • Nov 25- The U.S. Justice Department is investigating allegations that an employee of HSBC Holdings Plc leaked confidential client information to a major hedge fund, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people with knowledge of the matter. The alleged leak is believed to have taken place in March 2010, when HSBC was advising British insurer Prudential Plc on...

  • QAD Inc. posts 3Q profit Tuesday, 25 Nov 2014 | 5:45 PM ET

    SANTA BARBARA, Calif. _ QAD Inc. on Tuesday reported earnings of $5.1 million in its fiscal third quarter. QAD Inc. expects full-year earnings to be 78 cents per share, with revenue expected to be $291 million. QAD Inc. shares have risen 3 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • Figures on government spending and debt Tuesday, 25 Nov 2014 | 5:36 PM ET

    WASHINGTON— Figures on government spending and debt.

  • TiVo misses 3Q profit forecasts Tuesday, 25 Nov 2014 | 5:33 PM ET

    SAN JOSE, Calif. _ TiVo Inc. on Tuesday reported earnings of $6.3 million in its fiscal third quarter. Analysts expected $115.2 million, according to Zacks. For the current quarter ending in January, TiVo said it expects revenue in the range of $87 million to $90 million.

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 25- The U.S. Federal Reserve on Tuesday proposed to impose tougher capital standards on General Electric's finance unit, one of a handful of non-bank firms deemed critically important to the health of the financial system. "GE Capital has been preparing for the enhanced regulatory standards provided for in the Dodd-Frank Act," company spokesman...

  • Canadian pleads guilty in NY rhino horns case Tuesday, 25 Nov 2014 | 5:31 PM ET

    Xiao Ju Guan, also known as Tony Guan, entered the plea to a count of attempted smuggling in federal court in Manhattan. Guan, who remains incarcerated, admitted that he tried in March to smuggle two black rhinoceros horns from New York to British Columbia, where he intended to sell them at a store. He said he had smuggled more than $400,000 of rhino horns and...

  • Judge: FEC improperly narrowed disclosure rules Tuesday, 25 Nov 2014 | 5:19 PM ET

    WASHINGTON— The Federal Election Commission impermissibly narrowed disclosure requirements for corporations and labor organizations that finance electioneering communications, the political ads that run close to an election, a federal judge ruled Tuesday. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson said the commission initiated a rulemaking in response to a...

  • Simulations Plus posts 4Q profit Tuesday, 25 Nov 2014 | 5:15 PM ET

    LANCASTER, Calif. _ Simulations Plus Inc. on Tuesday reported net income of $223,000, or 1 cent per share, in its fiscal fourth quarter. The company, based in Lancaster, California, posted revenue of $2 million in the period. Simulations Plus shares have climbed 28 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • U.S. House to hold hearing on oil export ban Tuesday, 25 Nov 2014 | 5:10 PM ET

    WASHINGTON, Nov 25- A House of Representatives panel will hold a hearing on Dec. 11 to explore whether a decades-old law that prohibits the export of crude oil makes sense in an era of domestic energy abundance. The debate over whether Washington should lift its nearly 40- year crude oil export ban will come sharply into focus in January, when Republicans take over...

  • Icahn: Taj Mahal 'a bad investment for me' Tuesday, 25 Nov 2014 | 4:55 PM ET

    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J.— Billionaire Carl Icahn says buying Atlantic City's Trump Taj Mahal casino would be "a bad investment for me." Icahn would swap the $286 million in Trump Entertainment debt he owns for ownership of the company and would invest $100 million into it. But that deal is contingent on obtaining significant tax breaks from state and local governments— a...

  • White House vows to kill deal to extend tax breaks Tuesday, 25 Nov 2014 | 4:55 PM ET

    WASHINGTON— The White House is working feverishly to quickly scuttle a congressional effort to permanently renew generous tax breaks for businesses and individuals, saying a plan brewing on Capitol Hill favored corporations over the working class. The White House immediately weighed in with a veto threat, saying Congress should also make permanent a top...

  • *Apple briefly crosses $700 bln market cap, ends lower. NEW YORK, Nov 25- U.S. stocks ended little changed on Tuesday as the U.S. economy grew more than expected last quarter but soft readings on consumer confidence and house prices kept major indexes in a tight range. "We did get that great GDP number noting earth-shattering but confirmation the U.S. economy is really...

  • Arrowhead Research misses 4Q profit forecasts Tuesday, 25 Nov 2014 | 4:51 PM ET

    PASADENA, Calif. _ Arrowhead Research Corp. on Tuesday reported a fiscal fourth-quarter loss of $22.4 million. The average estimate of analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for a loss of 25 cents per share. Arrowhead Research shares have dropped 46 percent since the beginning of the year.