Top Stories
56
45
Obama1-112114.jpg President Barack Obama laid out his plans to take executive action on illegal immigration during a primetime speech on Thursday, touching off a firestorm of public and congressional controversy on the divisive issue.
More
img2-112014.jpg As President Barack Obama prepares to deliver a primetime speech on immigration, Republicans have already begun attacking the executive action the president is expected to announce. Many GOP lawmakers have pointed to Obama's past statements suggesting that he does not have the authority to take the proposed action.
More
EurozonePMI-112014.jpgPrivate sector growth in the eurozone slowed unexpectedly to a 16-month low in November, as new orders dropped for the first time since July 2013. Germany also posted the weakest activity growth in 16 months, while France continued to contract in November. The Eurozone composite output index dropped to 51.4 in November, the lowest score since July of last year.
More
pills-112014.jpg
Purdue Pharma LP has won approval from the FDA for its extended release, abuse deterrent hydrocodone painkiller, Hysingla ER. The pill is designed to be difficult to be crushed for snorting and prepared for injection. "While the science of abuse deterrence is still evolving, the development of opioids that are harder to abuse is helpful in addressing the public health crisis . . ."
More
The European markets are trading higher on Friday, after European Central Bank President Mario Draghi confirmed his intention to raise inflation as fast as possible. Draghi said at the Frankfurt European Banking Congress that the firm anchoring of inflation expectations is critical under any circumstances....
Dollartree-112014.jpg
Discount retailer Dollar Tree, which agreed to buy Family Dollar Stores, reported Thursday a profit for the third quarter that grew six percent from last year, despite lower margins, reflecting double-digit sales growth. Both adjusted earnings per share and quarterly sales topped analysts' expectations. The company also narrowed earnings outlook for fiscal 2014, while raising annual sales outlook.
More
MockingJay-112014.jpg
Though many of the biggest releases of the year have underwhelmed over opening weekend, "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1" is in great position to post far and away the top domestic opening of 2014, with more than $150 million looking very possible as it launches at roughly 4,000 theaters.
More