Oil is cheap, the dollar is strong, Americans are happy - and the business world is peeved. Stocks plummeted Tuesday amid a blizzard of big-name disappointments from stalwarts like Microsoft, Procter & Gamble and Caterpillar, which largely blamed their ...
Shoppers, including Kathy Pappas, left, and Alyssa Pappas of West Springfield, look for bargains at the Holyoke Mall on the day after Christmas, December 26, 2014.
AT&T, one of the largest U.S. telecom companies, said Tuesday its wireless sales grew nearly 8% in the 2014 fourth quarter but reported a net loss of $4 billion as operating expenses rose.
China's slowdown is expected to hit construction-equipment sales at Caterpillar, but that shouldn't come as a surprise. Photo: Reuters.
A jogger gets in some exercise on the Grand Strand in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. The Strand is a 60-mile stretch of coastline. Store.