In this June 16, 2014 file photo, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos walks on stage for the launch of the new Amazon Fire Phone, in Seattle. Amazon.
... * Sept home prices fell for 1st time y/y in nearly two years. * Prices down 1.0 pct on month, fifth straight fall. * New home prices fell m/m in record 69 cities.
Americans continue to fall far short of what they need to be saving for retirement. According to a new survey commissioned by Wells Fargo through Harris Poll, The median amount of money saved fro retirement by middle class people is only $20,000.
What a day. Stocks got a major boost Thursday from a slew of strong earnings reports from companies ranging from heavy equipment maker Caterpillar (CAT) to automaker General Motors (GM).
BASF, the world's biggest chemical maker by sales, has slashed its sales and earnings targets for 2015, as it lowered its expectations for global growth and chemical production.