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  • Midday Movers: GMCR, LULU & More Monday, 3 Dec 2012 | 12:16 PM ET

    Take a look at some of Monday's midday movers:

  • Equifax posts higher profit, revenue for 3Q Wednesday, 24 Oct 2012 | 8:39 PM ET

    ATLANTA-- Equifax Inc., which collects and sells consumer credit information, said Wednesday that its profit grew 17 percent in the third quarter, aided by stronger revenue in its consumer-information business. Excluding the impact of acquisition-related expenses, Equifax's earnings amounted to 75 cents per share.

  • FTC says Equifax, customers pay $1.6M settlement Wednesday, 10 Oct 2012 | 2:24 PM ET

    NEW YORK-- The Federal Trade Commission said Wednesday that credit reporting firm Equifax Inc. will pay $393,000 to resolve allegations it broke the law by selling lists of consumers who were late on their mortgage payments. The agency said Equifax and Direct Lending Source violated the FTC Act and the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

  • *Equifax pays $393,000; Direct Lending $1.2 million. WASHINGTON, Oct 10- Consumer credit rating company Equifax Inc has agreed to pay $393,000 to settle allegations that it improperly sold information on consumers who had fallen behind on their mortgages, the Federal Trade Commission said on Wednesday.

  • *Began notifying some former employees of offer to pay pension benefits in. *Equifax- group represents about 20% of co's qualified pension plan liabilities. which were about $630 million as of December 31, 2011.

  • Government Regulation

    The companies that determine Americans' credit scores are about to come under government oversight for the first time. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau said that it will start supervising the 30 largest firms that make up 94 percent of the industry.

  • 3 ‘Triple Play’ Stocks That Stand Out Wednesday, 2 May 2012 | 7:17 PM ET

    We’re nearly three-quarters of the way through earnings season, with the bulk of the companies so far beating expectations. Bespoke Investment Group found dozens of “triple play stocks”—shares of companies that (a) beat earnings estimates; (b) surpassed revenue estimates; and (c) ramped-up future guidance on their reporting days.

  • Lenders Again Dealing Credit to Risky Clients Wednesday, 11 Apr 2012 | 8:44 AM ET
    Credit card and magnifying glass

    With the financial industry recovering and fee income reduced by new regulations, lenders are seeking to woo back less creditworthy borrowers. The New York Times reports.

  • Earnings Roundup: April 27 Wednesday, 27 Apr 2011 | 6:21 PM ET

    What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Wednesday, April 27.

  • Earnings Roundup: Oct. 27 Wednesday, 27 Oct 2010 | 9:53 AM ET

    What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Wednesday, Oct. 27.

  • Earnings Roundup: July 28 Wednesday, 28 Jul 2010 | 5:09 PM ET

    What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Wednesday, July 28.

  • Earnings Roundup: April 28 Wednesday, 28 Apr 2010 | 8:36 AM ET

    What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Wednesday, April 28.

  • Industrial Stocks Lead Gains In 2010's First Quarter Tuesday, 30 Mar 2010 | 10:22 AM ET

    As the stock market continues to trend higher, with the S&P 500 on track for its best first quarter since 1998, industrial and financial stocks are on track for a strong finish, moving ahead of last year's winners.

  • March 18: Unusual Volume Leaders Thursday, 18 Mar 2010 | 2:37 PM ET

    What follows is a look at stocks in the S&P 500 displaying unusual volume in today's trading session.

  • Feb. 1: Unusual Volume Leaders Monday, 1 Feb 2010 | 3:44 PM ET

    What follows is a look at stocks in the S&P 500 displaying unusual volume in today's trading session.

  • Layoffs Not an Option for Some US Companies Tuesday, 7 Apr 2009 | 5:23 AM ET

    Revenue may be down and the pressure to slash costs intense, but some U.S. companies say job cuts are not an option.

  • S&P Stock Screen Uncovers "What Buffett Would Buy" Tuesday, 5 Feb 2008 | 2:49 PM ET
    The new Apple iPhone is seen Friday, June 29, 2007 in New York.  (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow)

    Standard and Poor's has just released the results of its twice-a-year stock screen, designed to find Warren Buffett-style stocks. The new list features several tech stocks, including Apple, as well as a number of names from Europe and Asia.  But some key Buffett criteria aren't taken into account by the screen.