(Reuters) - Wall Street ended higher on Monday as corporate earnings came in better than feared, although shares of McDonald's declined after the fast-food chain's turnaround plan left investors wanting more.
Famed investor Warren Buffett held court with shareholders' this past weekend. Missed it? No worries, his message can be boiled down.
At Comcast, CMCSA 0.56 % the scales of video versus broadband have finally tipped. That shouldn't unbalance profitability. Its quarterly results beat expectations Monday, and the cable giant boosted its buyback program by $2.5 billion.
The Supreme Court announced Monday that it will review whether a federal agency may require electric market operators to compensate customers who lower their consumption of electricity during peak demand hours.
The U.S. Commerce Department said today that orders for manufactured goods spiked in March, RTTNews reported. Factory orders increased 2.1 percent in March following a revised 0.1 percent decrease in February.