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  • CHICAGO, Feb 24- Results from Home Depot Inc and Toll Brothers Inc bode well for a continued recovery in the housing market this year, thanks largely to an improving jobs market and low gasoline prices, industry officials and analysts said. Luxury home builder Toll Brothers also lifted its full-year home delivery forecast. Private residential fixed investment...

  • Final Glance: Specialty Retail companies Tuesday, 24 Feb 2015 | 6:02 PM ET

    Autozone Inc. rose $1.02 or. 2 percent, to $637.79. Bed Bath& Beyond Inc. fell$. 42 or. 5 percent, to $76.16. Best Buy fell$. 73 or 1.9 percent, to $38.26.

  • Yellen keeps the markets calm Tuesday, 24 Feb 2015 | 5:46 PM ET
    Janet Yellen

    The regular session saw a fairly broad rally, even as Janet Yellen talked about rates.

  • Home Depot and Toll Brothers are big market movers Tuesday, 24 Feb 2015 | 4:56 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Tuesday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:. The Home Depot Inc., up $4.47 to $116.75. JPMorgan Chase& Co., up $1.47 to $60.82.

  • Trader on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    U.S. stocks closed at highs as Yellen's congressional testimony indicated that a rate hike would likely come later rather than sooner.

  • Former Coca-Cola executive Donald Keough dies Tuesday, 24 Feb 2015 | 3:46 PM ET

    Feb 24- Donald Keough, Coca-Cola Co's COO and president during the company's intense "cola war" days with PepsiCo Inc in the' 80 s, has died at the age of 88.. Keough, who came to Coke following the purchase of Duncan Foods in 1960, rose through the ranks and became president and chief operating officer in 1981.. Goizueta and Keough replaced the Coca-Cola formula for the...

  • Midday Glance: Specialty Retail companies Tuesday, 24 Feb 2015 | 1:17 PM ET

    Autozone Inc. fell $1.54 or. 2 percent, to $635.23. Bed Bath& Beyond Inc. fell$. 55 or. 7 percent, to $76.03. Best Buy fell$. 99 or 2.5 percent, to $38.00.

  • NEW YORK, Feb 24- U.S. home prices rose again in December and activity in the services sector expanded in February at its fastest pace since October, but a gauge of consumer confidence fell, according to reports published on Tuesday. Federal Reserve chairman Janet Yellen also noted on Tuesday that the slowly improving U.S. economy may lead to a rise in interest...

  • NEW YORK, Feb 24- U.S. home prices rose again in December and activity in the services sector expanded in February at its fastest pace since October, but a gauge of consumer confidence fell, according to reports published on Tuesday. Federal Reserve chairman Janet Yellen also noted on Tuesday that the slowly improving U.S. economy may lead to a rise in interest...

  • Home Depot beats Street 4Q forecasts Tuesday, 24 Feb 2015 | 11:58 AM ET

    ATLANTA _ The Home Depot Inc. on Tuesday reported fiscal fourth-quarter earnings of $1.38 billion. The average estimate of analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 89 cents per share. Analysts expected $18.67 billion, according to Zacks.

  • Early Glance: Specialty Retail companies Tuesday, 24 Feb 2015 | 11:24 AM ET

    Autozone Inc. fell$. 14 or percent, to $636.63. Bed Bath& Beyond Inc. fell$. 37 or. 5 percent, to $76.21. Best Buy fell$. 20 or. 5 percent, to $38.79.

  • Feb 24- Home Depot Inc, the world's No. 1 home improvement chain, posted a better-than-expected rise in quarterly same-store sales on Tuesday but the company warned that a strong dollar will likely hurt 2015 earnings. Chairman and Chief Executive Craig Menear said if the U.S. dollar stays at current levels the company expects a negative impact of $1 billion to...

  • Waiting for Yellen Q&A, but QE helping elsewhere Tuesday, 24 Feb 2015 | 10:21 AM ET
    The Federal Reserve building in Washington.

    As investors await word on U.S. interest rate increases, quantitative easing certainly seems to be helping stock markets in Europe and Japan.

  • US stocks on edge as eyes fix on Yellen Tuesday, 24 Feb 2015 | 9:12 AM ET
    Federal Reserve Board Chairwoman Janet Yellen testifies before the Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee July 15, 2014 in Washington, DC.

    U.S. stock index futures signaled a flat open on Tuesday, as investors await hints on the timing of a rate rise at Fed Chair Janet Yellen's speech.

  • Early movers: HD, CMCSA, TOL, ODP, JPM & more Tuesday, 24 Feb 2015 | 8:15 AM ET
    A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.

  • Home Depot profit rises 36%, warns on currency Tuesday, 24 Feb 2015 | 7:15 AM ET
    A customer purchases the last available generator at a Home Depot Inc. store in Secaucus, New Jersey.

    Home Depot reported a jump in quarterly profit, but warned the strong dollar would weigh on full-year results.

  • Feb 24- Home Depot Inc, the world's No.1 home improvement chain, reported a better-than-expected rise in quarterly same-store sales said it would buy back $18 billion of its shares. The company's $18 billion share buyback replaces a $17 billion buyback authorized in 2013.. U.S. homebuilders remain upbeat about market conditions, according to a survey by the...

  • Home Depot beats on top and bottom line  Tuesday, 24 Feb 2015 | 6:25 AM ET

    Brian Nagel, Oppenheimer senior retail analyst, breaks down the home retailer's quarterly results and weighs in on the company's announcement to increase the dividend by 26 percent to 59 cents.

  • Home Depot 4Q tops Street on holiday; OKs $18B buyback Tuesday, 24 Feb 2015 | 6:24 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Shoppers liked what they saw at Home Depot during the holidays, helping the home improvement chain beat Wall Street expectations for its fourth-quarter results. The Atlanta- based company posted a fourth-quarter profit of $1.38 billion, or $1.05 per share, for the period ended Feb. 1. Excluding a gain related to the sale of a portion of HD Supply, its profit...

  • Home Depot quarterly profit rises 36 percent Tuesday, 24 Feb 2015 | 6:14 AM ET

    Feb 24- Home Depot Inc, the world's No.1 home improvement chain, reported a 36 percent rise in fourth-quarter profit and said it would buy back $18 billion of shares. Home Depot's net income rose to $1.38 billion, or $1.05 per share, from $1.01 billion, or 73 cents per share, a year earlier as an improving job market encouraged Americans to spend more on renovations.