The Dow Jones industrial average might now be nicknamed the iDow. Today, the keepers of the iconic stock index said Apple, the maker of the iPhone and iPad, would be added to the blue-chip stock index when trading opens on Thursday, March 19.
WASHINGTON--Cheaper U.S. energy prices and lower demand for foreign oil helped narrow the U.S. trade gap in January. The trade deficit shrank to a seasonally adjusted $41.75 billion in January, the Commerce Department said Friday, as crude imports ...
... * Feb payrolls top expectations. * International trade deficit narrows. * Foot Locker climbs in premarket after results. * Bank of America climbs after Fed stress tests.
AbbVie Inc. (NYSE:ABBV) said it fought two other drugmakers to �the bitter end� to buy Pharmacyclics Inc and its hot-selling Imbruvica cancer drug, and expects the medicine to generate eventual peak annual sales of more than $7 billion.
Mercedes-Benz said today it plans to spend $500 million to build a new plant in Charleston, S.C., so it can assemble its next-generation Sprinter commercial van there, providing more evidence that the commercial van segment in the U.S.