Stocks fell on Monday, with H&R Block leading declines on the S&P 500.» Read More
ALBANY, N.Y.— The New York comptroller says most voting shareholders backed his proposal that H&R Block disclose spending on political activities including candidates, parties, ballot measures and lobbying. Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli is trustee of the $181 billion state pension fund that has about $24 million in H&R Block shares. The spokesman says H&R...
The group was pressured by H&R Block Inc, which lost 6.3 percent to $29.67 a day after the company said its deal to sell its bank to BofI Federal Bank would not be approved by regulators before next year's tax season. Among other names in the group, Nike Inc fell 1.6 percent to $88.87 while Priceline Group was off 1.5 percent at $1,124.49. "The recovery is alive and well,...
U.S. stock index futures and European indexes traded higher on Wednesday amid the possibility of a "cease-fire" between Russia and Ukraine.
The stocks analysts loved going into the year — their must-buys if you will — have delivered big time. USA Today reports.
If your income for 2014 is higher than you estimated, complex connections between the health law and taxes can reduce or eliminate your tax refund next year.
Three computer engineers say in a paper they can hack Gmail apps with a 92 percent success rate.
Apple touched a fresh high Wednesday along with a handful of other companies:
The AICPA said it brought its federal lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, seeking to block the IRS from moving ahead with its program. "The IRS should withdraw the new rule, consult with stakeholders, and use the tools and data already at its disposal to monitor unethical tax return preparers," Melancon said.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia ruled in February that the IRS did not have the authority on its own to impose rules on up to 700,000 preparers who are not already licensed as attorneys, accountants or "enrolled agents." The IRS had to mothball its mandatory program and ask Congress for authority to reinstate it.
Some Americans who've enrolled in an Obamacare exchange plan with a government subsidy could find themselves on the hook to Uncle Sam next spring.
Jim Cramer says this is a good time to talk taxes. Yes he knows it's June.
Some of Wednesday's midday movers:
*Micron, Amazon rise after analysts' comments. *World Bank cuts global 2014 outlook. Investors expressed caution after the surprising primary election defeat of Eric Cantor, the No. 2 Republican in the House of Representatives, by an upstart candidate from the Tea Party movement.
*World Bank cuts global 2014 outlook. In a cautious note, the World Bank late Tuesday cut its global economic growth forecast for 2014 to 2.8 percent from 3.2 percent due to the impact of the Ukraine crisis and a harsh U.S. winter.
Stocks could continue their quiet march into record territory with few catalysts to force a change in direction before the Fed meets next week.
Talking Squawk, the official "Squawk Box" blog, provides tidbits, insights, and some sarcastic reflections on the WEEK THAT WAS and the WEEK TO COME.
The "Fast Money" traders share their final trades of the day.
Jim Cramer says 3 companies are actively unlocking serious value right now.
A change in the executive suite at Zynga is among the headlines after the bell Thursday.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.