Stocks were slightly higher at midday Thursday as the S&P 500 continued to edge further into record territory. The rise came as investors were digesting a barrage of earnings reports released before the markets opened.
WASHINGTON�New applications for unemployment benefits plunged last week, reaching an 8�-year low and offering the latest signs of strength in the labor market.
NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of Caterpillar Inc. (CAT) are lower by -3.58% to $104.50 after the company posted higher second quarter profit, but lower sales as the global mining industry continues to slump, offsetting a rebound in the North American ...
As it grapples with sluggish store sales, Wal-Mart said today that its U.S. CEO is stepping down and is being replaced by the head of the company's Asia operations.
TORONTO - Air Canada is resuming flights to Tel Aviv after a two-day halt prompted by security concerns over rocket attacks near Israel's main airport.