NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook's earnings and revenue grew sharply in the first quarter, surpassing Wall Street's expectations thanks to an 82 percent increase in advertising revenue.
PLEASANTON, Calif. (AP) — Safeway on Wednesday posted a net loss for the first quarter because of higher costs and acquisition expenses.
CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) — Apple plans to buy back an additional $30 billion of its stock, raise its quarterly dividend by 8 percent and split its stock for the first time in nine years.
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks edged mostly lower Wednesday, breaking a six-day winning streak, as investors were disappointed by the latest round of earnings from U.S. companies.
NEW YORK (AP) — Online game maker Zynga says company founder Mark Pincus is stepping down as chief product officer, less than a year after he was replaced as the company's CEO.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Investor Warren Buffett says most stocks are trading at reasonable prices even though the market has soared this year.
Gold prices settled higher for the first time in a week as tensions between Russia and Ukraine give the precious metal some support.
NEW YORK (AP) — The stock market is closing slightly lower as several U.S. companies report disappointing earnings.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — In a story April 22 about Discover Financial earnings, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the company plans to launch a direct checking service next year. The service is planned for this year. The error was left in the story due to a technical glitch.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Norfolk Southern's first-quarter profit fell 18 percent as severe winter weather slowed the railroad's shipments and coal revenue dropped 15 percent.