NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Wall Street took executives at Starbucks (SBUX) to task for slowing U.S. same-store sales growth in the third quarter and a weaker earnings outlook than the company shared three months ago.
Tokyo - Japan's public retirement-savings manager will put half its holdings in local and foreign stocks and start investing in alternative assets as the world's biggest pension fund seeks higher returns.
The US economy did well in the third quarter, growing at an annualised pace of 3.5 per cent, but boom times are still as distant as ever.
Amazon (AMZN) is kicking off its holiday shopping season on Saturday, launching a series of Black Friday deals in an effort to juice sales in the all-important fourth quarter.
Madison Square Garden Co. (MSG:US), which is exploring a split into two companies, beat revenue estimates as sales from its concerts and events rose.