WASHINGTON (AP) — There's a good reason the U.S. economy is impressing the world right now despite a slowdown in the final three months of 2014: In a word, steadiness.
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Friday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:
NEW YORK (AP) — It's just a forecast, and for only one of 10 industry groups in the stock market. Yet it has almost singlehandedly turned what had been a strong earnings season into a weak one.
NORTH CHICAGO, Ill. (AP) — Drugmaker Abbvie posted better-than-expected adjusted results for the fourth quarter on Friday because of double-digit growth of its blockbuster anti-inflammatory drug Humira.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. economy slowed in the final three months of 2014, but a burst in consumer spending and the prospect of continued low energy prices are bolstering confidence that growth will strengthen this year.
PURCHASE, N.Y. (AP) — MasterCard reported a 28 percent rise in fourth-quarter profits, as consumers spent more on MasterCard's payment network
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Marlboro maker Altria Group Inc.'s profit more than doubled in the fourth quarter on higher cigarette prices and lower costs for paying down debt.
MOSCOW (AP) — In a surprise decision, Russia's central bank on Friday cut its key interest rate, which it had raised sharply last month to support the collapsing ruble, in order to help the fading economy.
NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon.com Inc.'s fourth-quarter earnings roundly beat analyst expectations, sending the Seattle e-commerce giant's stock soaring 11 percent in premarket trading Friday. Here's a closer look at what investors applauded and hope continues.
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Falling prices sent another worrying signal about the eurozone economy just before the European Central Bank starts a 1 trillion euro ($1.1 trillion) stimulus effort.