carnival-032615.jpg Carnival Corp. (CCL), the world's largest cruise-line operator, said Thursday that it has entered into two strategic partnerships to add nine new cruise ships to its fleet over a four-year period starting in 2019. Under the deals, Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri S.p.A will develop and construct five...

Germanwings-032615.jpg The Germanwings plane crash has spurred European airlines to implement stringent cockpit rules widely followed in the U.S., after it emerged a lone co-pilot forced the plane into its fatal descent, reports said on Thursday.

ushouseprice-032615.jpg Home price appreciation outpaced wage growth in 76% of U.S. housing markets during the housing recovery of the past two years, according to a new report released Thursday by real estate data firm RealtyTrac. The report also found home price appreciation across the U.S. outpaced wage growth by a 13:1...

gamestop-032615.jpg Video-game retailer GameStop Corp. said Thursday after the markets closed that its fourth quarter profit rose 11% from last year, as better cost control helped offset a 5.6% decrease in sales. However, the company's quarterly earnings per share, excluding item, came in below analysts' expectations as did its quarterly sales.

wallstreet-111614_26Mar15.jpg After recovering from an early move to the downside, stocks turned in a lackluster performance throughout the remainder of the session on Thursday. The major averages spent the rest of the day bouncing back and forth across the unchanged line before closing modestly lower.

seniorcommunity-032615.jpg The Villages, a serene retirement hometown in Florida has been designated as the fastest-growing metro in the U.S. for the second consecutive year, as per Census estimates released on Thursday.

Oil-051612_26Mar15.jpg U.S. crude oil soared to ended higher for a fifth straight session on Thursday, amid increased concerns of supply disruption from the Middle East after Saudi Arabia launched air strikes on Yemeni rebels. The increased tensions in Yemen has pushed oil prices higher despite an official weekly oil report...

uscapitol-062509_26Mar15.jpg In a rare moment of bipartisanship, the House voted overwhelmingly Thursday to approve legislation permanently blocking cuts in reimbursements for doctors that treat patients on Medicare.

Gold-012315_26Mar15.jpg Gold futures moved up a seventh straight session to end at more than three-week high on Thursday, tracking declining global equity markets with investors seeking the safe haven while staying off the riskier assets, due mainly to increased tensions in the Middle East. Gold prices pushed higher through...

paydayloan-032615.jpg A federal government agency has outlined proposals to regulate payday loans as part of efforts to curb debt traps and provide reprieve to cash-strapped borrowers, while ensuring credit supply is not hampered.

Pope-Obama-032615.jpg Pope Francis will visit the White House later this year as part of his week-long tour of the U.S., White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest revealed on Thursday. Earnest said President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama will welcome the pope to the White House on Wednesday, September 23rd.

amazon-dallas-032615.jpg Online retailer Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN) said Thursday that it has expanded its ultra-fast one-hour delivery service, Prime Now, to Dallas. "Prime Now is launching in select Dallas-area zip codes today and will expand rapidly to additional zip codes in Dallas and surrounding areas soon", the Seattle,...

wallstreet1-103112_26Mar15.jpg After coming under pressure in early trading, stocks have regained some ground over the course of the trading session on Thursday. The major averages have bounced well off their worst levels of the day, with the Dow and the S&P 500 climbing into positive territory.

toyota-032615.jpg Toyota, world's best-selling car maker, is set to launch a revamped manufacturing system for more efficiency and a sustainable growth. The first medium sized cars from the new Toyota New Global Architecture will be rolled out this year itself and the system will be fully functional by 2020.

capitol-032615.jpg After holding votes on several different budget proposals, the House finally voted Wednesday evening to approve a $3.8 trillion budget for the upcoming fiscal year.

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