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Check out which companies are making headlines after the bell Wednesday:
Stocks wrapped up the final trading day of the month on a flat note, but still logged their best July since 2010, as the Federal Reserve said it will maintain its bond-buying policy in its ongoing effort to bolster the economy.
Goldman Sachs said Wednesday that it will make some changes to its commodities warehousing business to assuage concerns that the warehouses are limiting aluminum supplies.
Interest rates will hold near zero and the Federal Reserve will continue buying $85 billion in bonds every month while the economy continues to improve at a "modest" pace.
The timing of the decision by Comcast to buyout the rest of NBCUniversal "looks great," Comcast Chairman and CEO Brian Roberts told CNBC.
The battle over Herbalife intensified as George Soros has taken a large long position in the nutritional supplements maker, according to sources.
European shares closed mixed on Wednesday despite investor sentiment being boosted by better-than-expected gross domestic product (GDP) growth from the U.S.
The pace of business activity in the U.S. Midwest picked up modestly in July, although growth in new orders and employment both cooled, a report showed on Wednesday
A special committee of Dell's board is not willing to change the voting terms for founder Michael Dell's buyout offer in exchange for a 10-cent increase in the offer, a source said
The federal government is taking a big step toward letting eHealthInsurance.com, Getinsured.com and other sites enroll people in many Obamacare exchanges.
U.S. economic growth unexpectedly accelerated in the second quarter, laying a firmer foundation and possibly bringing the Federal Reserve closer to cutting back its stimulus.
Private sector job creation surged in July as small businesses and services led the way, according to the latest report from ADP and Moody's Analytics.
More than a year after their rocky debut, Facebook shares traded above their $38 IPO price in pre-market trading to hit $38.05.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
William Ackman's firm Pershing Square Capital Management has acquired a 9.8 percent position in $22 billion industrial gas company Air Products & Chemicals.
Unemployment in the euro zone remained unchanged from the previous month in June, at 12.1 percent, according to the latest data from Eurostat.
Diageo remains confident about China despite a slowdown in growth in the world's second-biggest economy as the spirits group reports 18 percent growth in operating profit in emerging markets.
Asian stocks were mixed on Wednesday as investors adopted a wait-and-see approach ahead of the Federal Reserve's policy statement.