NEW YORK - Solid quarterly results from a range of big companies helped send the stock market higher Thursday. The standout was Visa, whose 10 percent jump helped tug the Dow Jones industrial average 221 points higher.
(Reuters) - Starbucks Corp's early re-launch of its popular Pumpkin Spice latte drink failed to heat up business at its U.S. cafes, disappointing Wall Street and sending the company's shares down almost 5 percent.
US economic growth was robust in the third quarter, according to the first government estimate on Thursday, appearing to underscore the Federal Reserve's decision to end its asset-buying stimulus program.
Anheuser-Busch InBev NV (ABI), the maker of Beck's and Corona beer, reported profit growth that fell short of analysts' expectations, weighed down by weakness in Russia and China.
Royal Bank of Scotland Group Plc, Britain's largest taxpayer-owned lender, posted its first third-quarter profit in three years as it reclaimed funds previously set aside for souring loans while taking a charge of 400 million pounds ($639 million) for the settlement ...