NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks inched higher Wednesday after two days of gains, ahead of the release of minutes from the most recent Federal Reserve meeting, as investors brushed off bleak earnings forecasts from some retailers like Lowe's and Target.
Target Corp. (TGT), still struggling to rebound from last year's hacker attack, cut its forecast for the year as slumping sales and a money-losing push into Canada take a toll on profit.
Berkshire Hathaway Inc., the investment and holding company run by billionaire Warren Buffett, agreed to pay $896,000 to settle allegations that it violated antitrust reporting requirements when acquiring stock in a Chicago building materials company last ...
(Reuters) - While an improving U.S. economy has helped rev up demand for car rentals, the rental companies have found themselves short of vehicles due to the slew of recalls by car manufacturers this year.
... * BoE looks at how to end crisis-era money market measures. * Officials say will keep existing framework in near-term. * BoE may return to "reserves averaging system" after review.