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Starbucks hit its earnings target amid a strong increase in US same-store sales. Its outlook disappointed, however, sending shares lower after-hours.
Shares of beleaguered retailer JC Penney rose more than 7 percent in after-hours trading on Thursday after billionaire financier George Soros disclosed a 7.9-percent stake.
Yahoo Chairman Fred Amoroso resigned and will not seek re-election to the board at the shareholders meeting in June, the company said. Maynard Webb Jr. was appointed interim chairman.
Dunkin Donuts CEO said his coffee chain sees more room to expand in the U.S. Starbucks CEO said they're focused on global growth.
Amazon's numbers were helped by growing sales of digital content, cloud-computing services and gains in its main retail business. Shares wavered after-hours.
Herbalife, maker of nutritional and weight loss supplements, said Thursday that two representatives of billionaire investor Carl Icahn will join its board of directors.
After delaying its open due to "downloading" issues, the Chicago Board Options Exchange reopened trading on all its products at 1:00 p.m. ET.
The AR-15's use in the mass shootings in Newtown and Aurora has thrust it into the national spotlight, but just the threat of a ban has been a boon to its sales.
While smaller builders are taking the brunt of the price increases, the big public builders may actually be taking advantage of them.
US Airways matched United's domestic change fee hike of $50, bringing the cost of changing reservations to $200 from $150. Other airlines are likely to follow, one analyst says.
About 85 percent of Americans surveyed said their credit card debt is a taboo subject for conversation with strangers.
The United States holds the potential to rival growth in emerging economies, said Gary Cohn, President and Co-COO of Goldman Sachs.
Once the darling of the online gaming world, the creator of "FarmVille" acknowledges that its daily active users were down the lowest number since the company went public.
While talk around Fed policy has focused on tapering off its easing measures, a weakening economy likely will lead to more aggressive measures.
United Parcel Service reported quarterly earnings that topped analysts' forecasts on Thursday, but revenue came in lighter than expected.
Exxon Mobil reported quarterly earnings and revenue that was lifted by chemical product sales that allowed the company to counterbalance a decline in oil — its traditional strength.
Diversified U.S. manufacturer 3M missed Wall Street's earnings estimates and cut its 2013 profit forecast, citing weakening demand for electronics products as well as foreign currency fluctuations.
A lawsuit has prompted the historic parish to offer an estimate of the value of its assets: more than $2 billion.
The explosions and fire, which critically injured three people, occurred across the Mobile River from where the Carnival Triumph is being repaired.
The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell last week, offering reassurance that the bottom is not falling out of the labor market.
Officials said shocking violence at a Brazilian match won't be repeated when the country hosts the World Cup next year.
Getty CEO Jonathan Klein speaks about what it was like growing up white in South Africa and the advice he received from Nelson Mandela when they met.
A business in Wisconsin selling "therapeutic cuddling" for $60 an hour has closed after its owner took too much "grief."
Peter Costa, Empire Executions, and CNBC's Dominic Chu discuss market activity and tapering.
Discussing the high cost of deductibles under Obamacare, with Matt Miller, Washington Post online columnist, and Betsy McCaughey, health policy expert and author of "Beating Obamacare".
CNBC contributor Jared Bernstein, and Rep. David Schweikert, (R-AZ), discuss a bipartisan deal to end the budget battle in Washington.