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Stock index futures fell slightly ahead of the open on Wall Street Thursday after news that the economy slowed in the first quarter, and jobless claims rose more than expected.
What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Wednesday, April 27.
Shares of Starbucks slipped in extended trade after the java giant warned that rising fuel and dairy costs will take a bigger chunk out of earnings.
The coffeehouse chain posted a profit that matched forecasts Wednesday, though the company edged Wall Street's sales expectations. However, the firm's full-year outlook disappointed analysts.
"We are 12 percent away from the all-time record highs, so now is a great time to focus and rethink strategies and be mindful of risk,” said Bill Spiropoulos, CEO of CoreStates Capital Advisors.
The Fed extravaganza in focus, accompanied by an entourage of earnings. In total, a tradable treasure trove Wednesday. Here's what we're watching…
Many agricultural commodities have seen enormous price increases in the last year. Weather is certainly a factor, but some say man-made forces are also at work.
Stocks ended higher as investors took heart from strong economic news and shrugged off disappointing quarterly results ahead of a big week of earnings. Merck and DuPont led the Dow higher, while BofA fell.
Stocks lost a little steam in the final hour of trading as technology companies slid, although investors remained encouraged by several upbeat economic report. Merck and DuPont gained, while BofA fell.
Apple, Corning and Starbucks are three of the companies that have managed to continue innovating, increase sales and please shareholders, two analysts told CNBC Friday.
A look at mature companies that are still nimble enough to act like start-ups, with Brent Wilsey, Wilsey Asset Management, and Joshua Brown, Fusion Analytics.
As the Maloof brothers contemplate moving the Kings franchise out of Sacramento and into Anaheim, would they be better off considering other cities as possible NBA destinations?
When is growth a bad thing? When it's happening too fast, and causing you (or your company) to lose sight of core competencies, principles and values. The good news: it's possible to correct all of that—but not without some tough decision-making along the way.
Stocks got closer to their highs of the year as the broad market turned positive for the month and was on track to post the best quarter of the year, although volumes remained thin amid geopolitical uncertainty. AT&T and Merck led Dow components higher, while Cisco slipped.
Stocks put in another strong showing on Wednesday as investors seemed to put aside concerns over geopolitical fears to send stocks higher, although volumes remain thin. AT&T and Exxon led the Dow higher.
Older generations are now struggling to catch up with retirement savings. But what about Gen Y — has coming of age during a bad economy scared them into saving more? Or, are they blowing it off like homework?
People who seek love often do crazy things - but what Howard Schultz did in February 2008 to get his customers and his employees to "fall back in love with Starbucks," made history - and probably saved his company. Now he's telling that story in his new book, "Onward."
I'm at that point where I'm starting to wonder if it simply doesn't pay to fly red flags over some of these battleground stocks anymore.
Stocks finished up 1.5 percent or higher, sending the Dow back above 12,000, lifted by AT&T's $39 billion planned purchase of Deutsche Telecom's T-Mobile USA and investors who found buying opportunities in stocks they viewed as oversold. Boeing and Alcoa led Dow gainers, while Pfizer fell.
Stocks pared gains in the final hour of trading Monday, but remained significantly higher, buoyed by AT&T's $39 billion planned purchase of Deutsche Telecom's T-Mobile USA and buying opportunities in oversold stocks. Boeing and GE led gainers, while Pfizer fell.