Citing it as a "distraction," NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said in statement Tuesday that the league is giving up its status as a tax-exempt organization.
The markets shuddered on Tuesday morning on reports that Iranian troops had fired upon and boarded a U.S. oil tanker traveling through the Strait of Hormuz, a strip of water separating Iran from the Arabian Peninsula.
Apple is leading a surge in US companies returning cash to shareholders, with S&P 500 equity investors set to receive a record $1tn from buybacks and dividends this year.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Dow and S&P 500 ended a volatile session higher on Tuesday, helped by strong earnings from Merck and gains in IBM after it boosted its dividend, while the Nasdaq fell with Apple.
DEARBORN, Mich. - Ford's net income fell in the first quarter, hurt by lower sales of popular vehicles like the F-150 pickup and a stronger American dollar.