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  • GLENDALE, Calif.— A Glendale, California, company shut down 10 months ago will pay about $10 million to settle claims by the Federal Trade Commission that it wildly exaggerated the results of its diet supplements, used fake endorsements from people like Oprah Winfrey and hired marketers to send millions of spam emails. FTC Midwest Region attorney Matthew H. Wernz...

  • *Pep Boys down; Bridgestone pulls out and Icahn agrees to buy. Dec 30- Wall Street dropped on Wednesday as Brent crude slid towards 11- year lows and Apple weighed on the S&P 500 index, which clung to a meager gain for 2015.. The S&P energy sector was the poorest performer among the 10 major sectors, down 1.47 percent after forecasts of a short winter in North America and...

  • *Pep Boys down; Bridgestone pulls out and Icahn agrees to buy. Dec 30- Wall Street fell on Wednesday as Brent crude slid towards 11- year lows and Apple weighed on the S&P 500 index, which clung to a meager gain for 2015.. The S&P energy sector was the poorest performer among the 10 major sectors, down 1.16 percent after forecasts of a short winter in North America and...

  • US STOCKS-Retreating crude, Apple drag Wall St lower Wednesday, 30 Dec 2015 | 1:00 PM ET

    *Pep Boys down; Bridgestone pulls out, Icahn agrees to buy. Dec 30- Wall Street was lower on Wednesday as Brent crude slid back towards the 11- year low it hit last week and Apple weighed on all three major indexes. Crude oil gave up its gains from Tuesday after forecasts of a short winter in North America and Europe piled pressure on the oversupplied commodity.

  • Avon shares whipsaw on Oprah stake rumors Wednesday, 2 Dec 2015 | 3:31 PM ET

    Shares of Avon whipsawed Wednesday afternoon after a spokesperson for Oprah Winfrey denied rumors of an investment in the company.

  • Oprah NOT taking stake in Avon Wednesday, 2 Dec 2015 | 2:16 PM ET
    Oprah NOT taking stake in Avon

    CNBC's Dominic Chu reports that Oprah Winfrey is NOT taking a stake in Avon Products.

  • CHICAGO, Oct 19- Media mogul Oprah Winfrey will buy a 10 percent stake in Weight Watchers International Inc, adding her celebrity and consumer appeal to a diet brand that has been shedding subscribers. Shares of Weight Watchers soared on the news of Winfrey's $43.2 million investment, closing up 105 percent at $13.92 on Monday. Consumers' embrace of...

  • Lightning Round: A play on Oprah's stake in WTW Monday, 19 Oct 2015 | 7:00 PM ET
    Mad Money Lightning Round

    Jim Cramer provides his opinion on caller favorite stocks, including a play on Oprah's big stake in Weight Watchers.

  • *Morgan Stanley leads weak results on Monday. Nike, up 2.1 percent, helped the Dow, while gains in Apple and Intel supported all three major indexes. Intel was up 1.7 percent at $33.59, while Apple was up 0.6 percent at $111.73.

  • *Morgan Stanley leads weak results on Monday. Oct 19- Weak quarterly results from Morgan Stanley and sliding oil prices weighed on U.S. stocks in late trading Monday, offsetting a rebound in biotech shares. Morgan Stanley's shares fell 5.5 percent to $32.09 after the bank's profit fell for the second straight quarter, capping mostly downbeat quarterly results...

  • Oct 19- Oprah Winfrey will buy a 10 percent stake in Weight Watchers International Inc, adding her celebrity and consumer appeal to a diet brand that has been shedding subscribers. Winfrey's $43.2 million investment doubled Weight Watchers' sagging share price, with more than 57 million shares changing hands on U.S. exchanges, the busiest trading day in the...

  • *Morgan Stanley leads weak results on Monday. Oct 19- A swathe of weak quarterly results led by Morgan Stanley and a slide in commodity prices weighed on the Dow and S&P 500 indexes, while a rebound in healthcare and biotech stocks sent the Nasdaq composite higher. Morgan Stanley's shares fell as much as 6.9 percent to $31.60 after the bank's profit fell for the...

  • *Weight Watchers soars after Oprah takes stake. Oct 19- The Dow and S&P 500 indexes were lower on Monday after a slide in oil prices and a swathe of weak quarterly results led by Morgan Stanley but a recovery in healthcare and biotech stocks pushed the Nasdaq Composite up. The energy index fell 1.7 percent as Brent crude prices slid 2.5 percent to $49.22 per barrel on...

  • Oct 19- Oprah Winfrey and Weight Watchers International Inc are teaming up in an attempt to transform the dieting company into a broader health and fitness brand, sending the company's shares up almost 90 percent. Talk-show host and media magnate Winfrey will join Weight Watchers' board and take a 10- percent stake in the company, with options to buy more, the two...

  • Oprah Winfrey loves Weight Watchers Monday, 19 Oct 2015 | 10:00 AM ET
    Oprah Winfrey loves Weight Watchers

    Oprah Winfrey believes in Weight Watchers so much that she is investing $43.2 million in the weight management company.

  • *Morgan Stanley second biggest drag on S&P 500. Oct 19- U.S. stocks opened lower on Monday after a swathe of weak results led by Morgan Stanley and Halliburton. Morgan Stanley's shares fell 6.2 percent to $31.83 after the bank's profit fell for the second straight quarter.

  • Oct 19- Talk-show host and media magnate Oprah Winfrey is buying a 10 percent stake in Weight Watchers International Inc in a vote of confidence for a company that is helping her and millions of others lose weight. Shares of Weight Watchers nearly doubled in premarket trading. Winfrey, who for years has struggled publicly with her weight, will also join the board...

  • *Weight Watchers soars after Oprah takes stake. Oct 19- U.S. stocks were set to open lower on Monday after weak results from Morgan Stanley added to investor concerns about U.S. corporate health. Morgan Stanley's shares fell 5.2 percent to $32.18 premarket after the bank's profit fell for the second straight quarter.

  • Oct 19- Actress and media magnate Oprah Winfrey will buy a 10 percent stake in Weight Watchers International Inc and join the company's board. Winfrey will buy nearly 6.4 million shares at Friday's closing price of $6.79 per share for $43.2 million, Weight Watchers said. If Winfrey buys 15 percent of Weight Watchers, she will become the second-largest...

  • WEIGHT WATCHERS INTERNATIONAL SAYS OPRAH WINFREY TO MAKE A "SUBSTANTIAL" EQUITY INVESTMENT IN THE COMPANY; TO JOIN BOARD.