JC Penney CEO Ullman told investors the retailer does not see conditions for the rest of the year where it would need to raise liquidity, a source said.
Nine firms based in Japan and two execs have agreed to plead guilty for their roles in conspiracies to fix the auto parts prices sold in U.S.
U.S. Treasurys prices extended losses after the auction on Thursday.
Japan's benchmark index staged a dramatic turnaround on Thursday to outperform Asian equity markets but sentiment remained cautious ahead of of next week's U.S. budget vote.
Activist investor Carl Icahn will meet with Apple CEO Tim Cook in New York City on Monday.
European shares closed mixed on Thursday, as political uncertainty in Italy weighed against positive U.S. data, which ended five days of losses on Wall Street.
American sentiment has dipped back into its post-crisis financial funk, according to the latest CNBC All-America Economic Survey.
House Speaker John Boehner urged his unruly caucus to show flexibility over a measure to keep the government open, a fellow Republican said.
U.S. securities regulators plan to "make aggressive use" of their authority to levy penalties, the head of the SEC said.
JPMorgan Chase CEO Dimon arrived at the Department of Justice headquarters Thursday to meet face to face with Attorney General Eric Holder.
The number of Americans filing new claims for jobless benefits fell last week to a near six-year low, while economic growth in the second quarter was unchanged at 2.5 percent.
Toyota, the world's largest automaker, is increasing the number of vehicles it will build in the U.S. and export to other countries.
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Home buyers signed fewer contracts to buy existing homes, as higher mortgage rates and higher home prices weighed on housing affordability.
Amid an inventory backlog, Wal-Mart Stores is cutting US orders, according to a Bloomberg report that the discount giant called "misleading."
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Orders for long-lasting U.S. manufactured goods rose in August, signaling that the factory sector gained a step midway through the third quarter.
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