U.S. stocks rose, after the biggest gain in more than a month for the Standard & Poor's 500 Index, amid optimism over corporate earnings.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - New orders for U.S. factory goods recorded their biggest increase in eight months in March, boosted by demand for transportation equipment, but the underlying trend remained weak against the backdrop of a strong dollar.
WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to decide whether federal regulators may encourage electricity users like schools, hospitals and shopping centers to reduce consumption at peak times in exchange for price breaks.
(Adds details on other investors). By Svea Herbst-Bayliss, Jessica Toonkel and Ashley Lau. NEW YORK May 4 (Reuters) - Billionaire hedge fund manager David Einhorn, who often moves a stock simply by speaking its name, on Monday kicked off the year's ...
At Comcast, CMCSA 0.56 % the scales of video versus broadband have finally tipped. That shouldn't unbalance profitability. Its quarterly results beat expectations Monday, and the cable giant boosted its buyback program by $2.5 billion.