McDonald's shares jumped more than 2 percent Friday after it reported third-quarter earnings that topped Wall Street estimates, fueled by global same-store sales growth.
As a sluggish economy weighs on revenue. General Electric GE -1.43% reported a 6.7 percent rise in quarterly profit on Friday, helped by strength in its power and renewable energy businesses.
Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) shortly after the opening bell in New York, U.S., October 19, 2016.
Airbnb, the online lodging service that investors now believe is worth $30 billion, faces a reckoning. In eight years of torrid growth, the company has often clashed with local public officials seeking to minimize the impact of short-term rentals on ...
FILE - In this Tuesday, July 19, 2016, file photo, a man fills out a job application at a job fair, in Miami Lakes, Fla. On Friday, Oct. 21, 2016, the Labor Department reports on state unemployment rates for September.