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IKEA is going into the business of selling walls, floors and roofs, in addition to furniture, housewares and rugs. The international home-goods retail monolith recently announced plans to build an entire neighborhood in Stratford, East London.
US stock index futures pointed to a lower open on Wall Street on Wednesday as the dollar rose to an 11-month high against the euro with investors speculating that more euro zone countries may be downgraded in the near term, given that a quick solution to the region's debt crisis remains elusive.
Marriott International completed the spinoff of its timeshare division as it focuses on its lodging management and franchise business.
The details behind the spin-off of Marriott's timeshare business, with Arne Sorenson, Marriott International president/COO.
With Iraq continuing to recover after years of war, American firms are increasingly looking to tap the country’s vast business potential.
Western companies choosing a brand name in China now rely on consultants and linguistic analyses to ensure that consumers are attracted rather than amused or even repelled. The NYT reports.
Fresh news about the U.S. consumer and spending are expected Friday, as anxiety again builds about the health of Europe's banks.
Earnings from J.P. Morgan and Google bookend the trading day Thursday, as traders shift their focus back to the health of the global economy.
Markets have been hanging on every development in Europe's sovereign debt crisis, but now traders are looking to U.S. company forecasts to see how much a weakening Europe might affect corporate profits and the U.S. economy.
There's a wider than usual divide on Wall Street over whether this quarter's earnings releases will be a boom or bust for stocks.
After the market logged its worst quarter since the financial crisis in 2008, traders are bracing for a big week in Europe, Bernanke's testimony and what is expected to be a weak jobs report.
Find out what's in the "Mad Money" host's "Game Plan."
At this run rate, we're not going to do 8-10 billion shares in total volume in NYSE stocks, like we have recently. But we will do well north of 5 billion, still better than the roughly 3.8 billion on a typical day.
Wyndham Worldwide will release second-quarter figures on Wednesday before the bell. In the past 8 quarters, Wyndham Worldwide shares rose 2.23 percent, on average, two days after the company reported its quarterly results.
Stocks finished lower Thursday for the fourth session in five after Bernanke said the Fed is not prepared to take further action and amid ongoing concerns about the U.S. debt ceiling, erasing earlier gains fueled by encouraging economic news as well as strong earnings from JPMorgan.
Stocks declined Thursday after Bernanke said the Federal Reserve is not prepared to take further action on the economy and amid ongoing concerns about the U.S. debt ceiling.
Stocks came off their session highs Thursday after news Bernanke said the Federal Reserve is not prepared to take further action on the economy, but were still buoyed from positive economic news as well as stronger-than-expected earnings results from bank titan JPMorgan.
JPMorgan traded up 2 percent pre-open on a decent quarterly report...the stock goes up on just a decent report? Yes, because the expectations have been VERY LOW
Sovereign debt issues on both sides of the Atlantic could be what drives markets Thursday, as traders also get another dose of testimony from Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke.
Stocks snapped a three-day losing streak, but came off the day's highs Wednesday after a top Fed official said he is against providing stimulus even if the economy worsens, opposing previous comments from chairman Ben Bernanke that fueled a strong rally for most of the session.