Jeffrey P. Bezos, Amazon's founder and chief executive, during an event in June to announce the Fire smartphone. Credit David Ryder/Getty Images.
... * Jobless claims lowest since 2006; home sales slide. * Caterpillar drags on Dow; Facebook at record on results. * Amazon shares fall after market's close; Baidu rallies.
(Adds details from call, executive comment). July 24 (Reuters) - Starbucks Corp on Thursday said quarterly sales at established stores in its dominant Americas region grew a somewhat stronger-than-expected 6 percent, including a 7 percent rise for the ...
BEIJING (Reuters) - China's factory activity expanded at its fastest pace in 18 months in July as new orders surged, a preliminary HSBC survey showed on Thursday, the latest indication that the economy is picking up as government stimulus measures kick in.
Terms of the potential deal couldn't be learned, but Trulia's stock-market value was nearly $2 billion, after surging Thursday on the news.