The U.S. manufacturing expansion revved up in August, according to a survey released Tuesday by the Institute for Supply Management.
Home Depot Inc. (HD:US), the largest home-improvement chain, fell as much as 3.4 percent in New York trading after saying it was working with banks and law enforcement to investigate a possible data breach.
Tesla Motors Inc. (TSLA:US) rose to a record high after a Stifel Nicolaus & Co. report cited the electric-car maker's increasing production and said it may be worth $400 a share even before it starts making a lower-priced model.
People lining up on Labor Day for the grand opening of a Dunkin' Donuts store in Santa Monica, Calif. It was not the newest iPhone or a rare, coveted pastry such as a Cronut that drew a crowd to line up and wait.
The Carle Place, N.Y.-based firm said Tuesday it has agreed to purchase gourmet fruit gift provider Harry & David Holdings Inc. for $142.5 million.