U.S. stocks were little changed as the European Union agreed to sanctions against Russia, wiping out an earlier rally fueled by profits that beat analysts' estimates and a rally in telephone stocks.
U.S. stocks rose Tuesday on news about a spinoff in the telecommunications sphere that sent most stocks in the sector soaring and on better-than-expected results from Pfizer and Merck.
WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) - Homeownership in the United States fell again in the second quarter to the lowest level since the third quarter of 1995, suggesting many Americans are becoming renters.
UPS (UPS) expects a a further glut of gifts at the end of the year, but it's paying for them now. The shipping giant said this morning that it is spending $175 million on some 30 projects to upgrade its network in advance of the 2014 year-end Web-shopping ...
(Reuters) - Pfizer Inc (PFE.N), which in May abandoned its $118 billion bid to buy AstraZeneca Plc (AZN.L), on Tuesday left investors guessing whether it would renew its pursuit of its British rival, but said it was considering other deals.