Luxury building is again booming in the traditionally high-end parts of the country, like the Hamptons, as the economy continues to improve.» Read More
STONE MOUNTAIN, United States- Federal Reserve vice chair Stanley Fischer speaks at dinner before the 2015 Financial Markets Conference hosted by the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta- 2315 GMT. RICHMOND, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond President Jeffrey Lacker speaks on "Economic Outlook, March 2015" before the Greater Richmond Chamber of...
NEW YORK— Real estate investment trust Realty Income Corp. is being be added to the S&P 500 index. S&P Dow Jones Indices said Friday that Realty Income, which owns 4,300 properties in 49 U.S. states and Puerto Rico, will join the broad stock market index the close of trading on April 6. Realty Income, which had been in the S&P MidCap 400, is replacing Windstream...
March 27- Intel Corp is in talks to buy fellow chipmaker Altera Corp in a deal likely to top $10 billion, according to a source familiar with the matter, making it Intel's biggest purchase ever and the latest merger in the quickly consolidating semiconductor sector. The acquisition of Altera, which makes programmable chips widely used in cellphone towers, the...
NEW YORK— A JetBlue Airways pilot who scared passengers by yelling about Jesus and al-Qaida during a 2012 trip from New York to Las Vegas sued the airline for more than $16 million Friday, saying it jeopardized the flight by failing to recognize he was ill. The lawsuit said Osbon, 52, was a flight standards captain who primarily flew Airbus planes and helped...
Baylake Corp.: Approximately shares changed hands, a 100.0 decrease from its 65- day average volume. Howard Bancorp Inc.: Approximately shares changed hands, a 100.0 decrease from its 65- day average volume. Key Technology Inc.: Approximately shares changed hands, a 100.0 decrease from its 65- day average volume.
NEW YORK— Shares of some top drug benefits companies were mixed at the close of trading:. CVS Health Corp. rose$. 51 or. 5 percent, to $102.50. Express Scripts Holding Co. fell$. 61 or. 7 percent, to $82.38.
American Express Co. fell$. 51 or. 6 percent, to $77.97. Capital One Financial Corp. rose$. 14 or. 2 percent, to $78.65. Discover Financial Services fell$. 23 or. 4 percent, to $56.57.
Bank of America Corp. fell$. 11 or. 7 percent, to $15.31. Citigroup Inc. fell$. 19 or. 4 percent, to $51.00. Goldman Sachs rose$. 82 or. 4 percent, to $188.06.
Kroger rose$. 24 or. 3 percent, to $76.33. Supervalu rose$. 15 or 1.3 percent, to $11.37. Whole Foods Market Inc. fell$. 22 or. 4 percent, to $51.93.
Kohl's Corp. rose$. 32 or. 4 percent, to $75.31. Macy's Inc. rose$. 39 or. 6 percent, to $63.65. Nordstrom rose$. 59 or. 7 percent, to $79.73.
eBay rose$. 12 or. 2 percent, to $57.63. Google Inc class A fell $6.09 or 1.1 percent, to $557.55. Groupon Inc. rose$. 03 or. 4 percent, to $7.61.
Arch Coal rose$. 05 or 4.5 percent, to $1.04. Consol Energy Inc. fell$. 65 or 2.4 percent, to $26.76. Peabody Energy fell$. 47 or 8.4 percent, to $5.13.
Costco Wholesale Corp. rose$. 41 or. 3 percent, to $150.47. Target rose $1.12 or 1.4 percent, to $81.56. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. fell$. 54 or. 7 percent, to $81.35.
Las Vegas Sands Corp. rose$. 06 or. 1 percent, to $54.75. MGM Resorts International fell$. 09 or. 4 percent, to $21.30. Marriott International Inc. rose$. 25 or. 3 percent, to $80.82.
Apollo Group fell$. 01 or. 1 percent, to $19.20. Career Education Corp. rose$. 23 or 4.6 percent, to $5.25. DeVry Education Group Inc. fell$. 21 or. 6 percent, to $33.18.
American Electric Power Co. rose$. 57 or 1.0 percent, to $55.90. Consolidated Edison Inc. Holding Co. rose $1.00 or 1.7 percent, to $59.80. Dominion Resources Inc. rose$. 03 or percent, to $70.39.
Lockheed Martin Corp. rose $1.67 or. 8 percent, to $202.23. Northrop Grumman Corp. rose $1.17 or. 7 percent, to $160.48. Raytheon rose $1.18 or 1.1 percent, to $109.93.
NEW YORK— Shares of some top chemicals companies were mixed at the close of trading:. Dow Chemical Co. rose $1.32 or 2.8 percent, to $47.76. DuPont Co. fell$. 11 or. 2 percent, to $71.65.
Coca-Cola Co. fell$. 27 or. 7 percent, to $40.08. Dr Pepper Snapple fell$. 18 or. 2 percent, to $78.92. Molson Coors Brewing Co. rose $1.07 or 1.5 percent, to $73.26.
ConAgra Foods Inc. rose $2.01 or 5.8 percent, to $36.76. General Mills Inc. rose $1.05 or 1.9 percent, to $54.99. Hormel Foods Corp. rose$. 60 or 1.1 percent, to $57.26.