The U.S. economy expanded at a surprisingly strong pace this fall despite the federal government shutdown, according to new data released Friday.
BlackBerry Ltd. (BBRY) shares soared after the smartphone maker struck a five-year deal to have Foxconn Group manufacture its devices, helping cut production spending and stave off the inventory gluts that have plagued the company.
Tribune Co.'s $2.73 billion acquisition of Cincinnati-based Local TV LLC was approved by the Federal Communications Commission Friday.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Stocks rose on Friday, capping the best week for major indexes in months as unexpectedly strong data on economic growth increased confidence that the recovery was accelerating.
GLENDALE (CBSLA.com) - Some retail stores have expanded their hours to help out last-minute Christmas shoppers and to boost holiday sales.