While buying interest was somewhat subdued, stocks managed to end Tuesday's trading mostly higher. The gains on the day partly offset the steep drop seen in the previous session, although the major averages remain well off their recent highs.
Media and entertainment giant Walt Disney Co. said Tuesday that Christine McCarthy, the company's Treasurer for the past 15 years, will succeed James Rasulo as Chief Financial Officer.
U.S. crude oil ended a four-day loss to end higher on Tuesday, ahead of the official weekly crude stockpile report, even as talks between Iran and the western powers was extended by a week.
The deadline for a final agreement on Iran's nuclear program was due today, but was extended by a week to July...
Gold futures snapped a two-day gain to end lower on Tuesday, as its safe haven appeal waned on speculation that Greece and its creditors could still agree on the modalities of the bailout aid badly needed by Athens.
Gold prices have been trending lower amid last ditch efforts to revive talks between...
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie officially kicked off his campaign for president at an event on Tuesday, joining an already crowded Republican field. Speaking at a rally at his former high school in Livingston, New Jersey, Christie declared he is ready to fight for the people of the United States of America.
After moving notably higher at the open, stocks have given back some ground over the course of the trading day on Tuesday. The major averages have pulled back well off their highs for the session but remain in positive territory.
In an effort to underscore his commitment to transparency, former Florida Governor and Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush will release thirty-three years of his personal income tax returns.
Once again, Greece is in deep crisis. It is time to repay 1.6 billion euros debt installment to the International Monetary Fund. The European Commission is understood to have made a proposal to Athens to help it repay the debt. Discussions are still on.
Sprint Corp. has introduced an "All-In" wireless pricing plan, saying that it seeks to end customer confusion and frustration related to shopping for wireless. Under the new plan, consumers will pay $80 per month for a wireless device as well as unlimited talk, text and high-speed data.
As the clock ticks on, the European Union and Athens are once again lining up last minute efforts to prevent Greece from going over the cliff into the unknown and etch a sorry chapter in the 16-year history of the euro. The Greek government has submitted a request for a two-year bailout, along with debt restructuring. Eurogroup is set to hold an emergency conference call at 7 pm Brussels time.
Following several recent victories for the administration, the results of a new CNN/ORC International poll showed President Barack Obama's approval rating has reached its highest level in two years. The poll found that 50 percent of Americans approve of the way Obama is handling his job as president.
With traders picking up stocks at reduced levels, stocks have moved mostly higher in early trading on Tuesday. The major averages have all climbed firmly into positive territory but remain well off their recent highs.
World's largest retailer Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. is said to be brewing trouble after a report from an advertising watchdog group claimed that its website had more than 100 products that were incorrectly marketed as "Made in the USA" and "Assembled in the USA."
After reporting a modest improvement in U.S. consumer confidence in the previous month, the Conference Board released a report on Tuesday showing that its consumer confidence index increased by much more than expected in June.
While MNI Indicators released a report on Tuesday showing a notable increase by its Chicago business barometer in the month of June, the index continued to point to a contraction in regional business activity.