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stockmarket-121814_21Apr15.jpg European stocks are seen opening on a subdued note on Tuesday amid clear indications that the Eurogroup meeting in Riga on April 24 will not yield a solution. With EU and ECB officials now openly discussing the ramifications and consequences of a Greek default, a breakthrough at the April 24 meeting...

realpossibilities-042015.jpg Mifflin West, a neighborhood in Madison, Wisconsin, has topped the list of top 10 "Most Livable Neighborhoods" in the U.S., according to a new survey from the American Association of Retired Persons. Surprisingly, popular states for retirees such as Florida and Arizona had cities way down on the list,...

ibm-042015.jpg International Business Machines Corp. said Monday after the markets closed that its first quarter profit fell 2.4% from last year, as improved margins could not offset a 12% decrease in revenue. However, the company's quarterly earnings per share, excluding items, came in above analysts' expectations, but its quarterly revenue fell short of analysts' forecast.

wallstreet-011215_20Apr15.jpg Following the sell-off seen in the previous session, stocks showed a strong move back to the upside during trading on Monday. With the gains, the major averages nearly offset last Friday's losses, although they remain below their recent highs.

Oil-051612_20Apr15.jpg U.S. crude oil ended higher Monday, after China moved to prop up its economy and with stockpiles at Cushing delivery point dwindling. Nonetheless, gains were trimmed as Saudi Arabia again refrained from curbing production despite massive global stockpiles. News reports said inventories at Cushing...

img2-042015.jpg Senator Joe Manchin, D-W.V., announced Sunday he plans to stay in the Senate rather than run for Governor of West Virginia next year. In a statement, Manchin said he has seen signs of progress toward a greater sense of bipartisanship and an end to the gridlock in Congress.

kraft-042015.jpg Kraft Foods Group, Inc. (KRFT) said Monday that Original Kraft Macaroni & Cheese in the U.S. will be made without artificial preservatives or synthetic colors, starting in January 2016. The Northfield, Illinois-based company also said it will remove synthetic colors from its Kraft Dinner products...

Goldbars022513_20Apr15.jpg Gold futures ended lower Monday, as investors weighed China's move to provide an unexpected stimulus and on continued uncertainties over Greece's financial health. Markets were also focused on the Federal Reserve meet coming up next week, for hints over its plans for a interest rate hike. The Fed...

JapanbulletTrain-042015.jpg A Japanese bullet train reached a speed of 366 miles per hour during a test run, breaching the previous speed record of 361 mph set in 2003. According to a report in the Wall Street Journal, Central Japan Railway Co.'s magnetic levitation bullet train reached 366 miles per hour during a test run conduced...

Norway-042015.jpg Norway is all set to shut down FM radio in 2017, Radio.no reported. The Nordic country will be the first to scrap as it plans a shift to Digital Audio Broadcasting.

StarWars-042015.jpg The trailer of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, the latest installment from epic space film franchisee created by George Lucas, has sent both fans and Disney investors into a frenzy. Walt Disney Co.'s (DIS) market capitalization, which now owns the Star Wars franchisee, was boosted by about $2 billion...

SpaceXCargoShip-042015.jpg Dragon, the cargo ship launched by Elon Musk's aerospace company SpaceX with supplies for International Space Station, reached the station on Friday after a 2.5-day journey. The mission was launched from Cape Canaveral, Florida on Tuesday to the International Space Station with a payload of nearly...

wallstreet-121514_20Apr15.jpg After moving sharply higher earlier in the session, stocks continue to turn in a strong performance in mid-day trading on Monday. The gains on the day have nearly offset the sell-off that was seen during trading last Friday.

Jebbush-042015.jpg Jeb Bush continues to lead the race for the Republican presidential nomination in 2016, according to the results of a new CNN/ORC International poll released on Monday, although the former Florida Governor does not have a particularly commanding lead.

SonyXperia-042015.jpg Japanese electronics company Sony Corp. on Monday silently launched that latest version of its flagship Xperia Smartphones in its home turf of Japan. Sony announced in a Japanese language press release that the Z4 will be available for sale in Japan later this summer. The Xperia Z4 debut comes sooner than the previously projected September launch at IFA 2015.

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