U.S. stocks broke through milestones in a holiday-shortened week, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average crossing 18,000, small-caps reaching a record and the Nasdaq Composite Index surging to a 14-year high amid optimism in the strength of the world's ...
In its annual post-Christmas debrief, the company also touts the coming expansion of its one-hour delivery service, mobile shopping and Fire TV.
A host of companies working in and around the oil patch are facing tough times amid a sharp decline in energy prices over the past year.
Charlotte-area retailers on Friday said they were wrapping up a strong holiday shopping season, as stores around the country are expected to enjoy the biggest annual jump in sales in three years.
Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday signed into law a new defense doctrine that identifies NATO as the chief threat to Russian security and claims the right to use nuclear weapons to counter any aggression that "threatens the very existence" of Russia.