S&P rises nearly six points, while Dow crosses 17000 for the first time in four weeks. Stock market buoyed by easing tensions overseas, HP results, and plus a fall in the number of people signing up for unemployment benefits.
SINGAPORE/SYDNEY (Reuters) - The dollar hovered just below its 2014 peak against a basket of major currencies on Friday, with bulls turning cautious ahead of a speech by Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen.
CORDOVA, Tenn. - Even more of you are at risk of having someone steal your personal information. Hackers got into another system and this time it lasted for months.
NEW YORK - Family Dollar Stores Inc. said Thursday it spurned a $9 billion offer from Dollar General Corp. in favor of a lower bid from Dollar Tree Inc., saying it was concerned the Dollar General deal wouldn't be able to pass antitrust hurdles.
Shares of eBay rose as much as 6.8 percent after a tech news website reported that the company could spin off PayPal next year. The world's biggest online marketplace has been telling potential candidates for the top position at PayPal that it's considering ...