(Bloomberg) -- American consumers stepped on the gas in the fourth quarter, just as companies hit the brakes. The result was that while the world's largest economy grew at a 2.6 percent annualized rate, the gain fell short of the median forecast of economists ...
Energy companies will need to do more than just cut costs and renegotiate service contracts to remain afloat at $40 a barrel oil�they need to quit being so darn sloppy.
... * Spiegel says Berlin might back fresh aid with conditions. * Berlin denies report, urges Athens to obey rules. * New Greek government strikes defiant tone (Adds German MP warning of consequences for Athens).
JP Morgan told investors in a research report on Friday that it had raised the price target on Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) stock from $122 to $135.
WASHINGTON (MarketWatch)�Federal Reserve officials took the airwaves on Friday and poked holes in concerns that the economy might be hobbled going forward in 2015 by pernicious effects from lower oil prices and the stronger dollar.