Walt Disney Co. headquarters in Burbank. "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" was largely responsible for the company's successful fiscal first quarter.
U.S. stocks slipped, with the Standard & Poor's 500 Index holding near its lowest since April 2014 while the Nasdaq Composite Index edged closer to a bear market amid declines in energy and technology shares.
WASHINGTON - Job openings in the United States surged in December and the number of Americans voluntarily quitting work hit a nine-year high, pointing to labor market strength despite a slowdown in economic growth.
Drivers in Chicago and other parts of the Midwest may see gasoline prices at the pump fall to 99 cents a gallon as regional stockpiles swell.
Negative interest rates in the U.S. may seem like a far-fetched idea, but the Federal Reserve is telling banks to prepare, just in case.