Jobless claims ticked up in the Oct. 18 week, but from a 14-year low that was likely tough to match. The 283,000 initial claims still beat expectations by 2,000.
Caterpillar Inc. posted stronger-than-expected results for its third quarter and raised its profit outlook for the year. Chief Executive Doug Oberhelman said world economic growth remains slower than the company would like but said there is a reasonable ...
Stocks are getting a major boost Thursday from a slew of strong earnings reports from companies ranging from heavy equipment maker Caterpillar (CAT) to automaker General Motors (GM).
The automaker said it sold 2.45 million vehicles globally in the third quarter, up 2 percent from the three-month period a year ago and marking its best third-quarter sales performance since 1980.
Now to the holiday shopping wars, Target is kicking things off in a big way. The retail giant offering free shipping on "everything" no matter how big or small your order is.