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Amazon-Earnings-072717.jpg Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN) Thursday reported a second-quarter profit that dropped from a year ago, driven largely by increase in operating costs. Shares of the online retailer dropped nearly 3 percent in extended session. Seattle, Washington-based Amazon reported second-quarter profit of $197 million...

wallstreet-111814_27Jul17.jpg After an initial move to the upside, stocks turned mixed over the course of the trading session on Thursday. While the Nasdaq and the S&P 500 pulled back into negative territory, the Dow reached a new record closing high.

Uber-charges-072717.jpg Uber passengers will have to pay $15 if they need to retrieve items that they left behind in Uber car. "On average a driver returns 11 lost items a year. That's a lot of time spent on the road and not earning. You'll now receive $15 from your rider for every item you return, and riders will have the...

Nestle-Kitkat-072717.jpg Nestle has announced its plan to build a factory in Japan in order to meet the huge demand for flavored Kit Kat in the country. It will be Nestlé's first new factory in Japan in 26 years. The factory is expected to begin operations in August. The company said the new factory is being built to satisfy...

wallstreet-111914_27Jul17.jpg After moving to the upside early in the session, stocks are seeing continued strength in mid-day trading on Thursday. With the upward move on the day, the major averages have once again reached new record intraday highs.

USCapitol-072717.jpg Senators are preparing for a late night of voting on Thursday as Republicans continue their efforts to repeal and replace Obamacare. The so-called "vote-a-rama" comes as Senators from both parties can introduce an unlimited number of amendments related to healthcare. Senators are expected to introduce...

wallstreet2-103112_27Jul17.jpg Stocks have moved mostly higher in morning trading on Thursday, adding to the gains posted in the previous session. With the upward move on the day, the major averages have once again reached new record intraday highs.

US-China-Poultaryban-072717.jpg A bipartisan group of Senators have called on the U.S. Department of Agriculture to press the Chinese government to end its ban on import of American poultry products. China imposed ban on import of U.S. poultry products in 2015 after the detection of a wild duck with Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza...

Ford-Recall-072717.jpg Ford Motor Co. has issued a safety recall for nearly 117,000 vehicles in North America to replace improperly tempered bolts in seats and seatbelts that could fracture. The affected vehicles include 2014 Ford F-150 pickup trucks, 2014 E-Series vans, 2014-15 Ford Escape SUVs and 2015 Lincoln MKC SUVs to replace improperly tempered bolts in seats and seatbelts.

Dyson-072717.jpg Electronics retailer Best Buy is adding Dyson mini-shops to its select stores in the U.S. next month. Dyson is a maker of vacuums, hair dryers, air purifiers and other household items. Starting in August, about 90 U.S. Best Buy stores will get new Dyson Demo Experiences - dedicated spaces that will enable customers try out Dyson products as if they were in their own home.

Durablegoods-US-072717.jpg Reflecting a sharp jump in orders for transportation equipment, the Commerce Department released a report on Thursday showing a substantial increase in new orders for U.S. manufactured durable goods in the month of June. The Commerce Department said durable goods orders spiked by 6.5 percent.

JoblessClaims-US-072717.jpg First-time claims for U.S. unemployment benefits rose by more than expected in the week ended July 22nd, according to a report released by the Labor Department on Thursday. The report said initial jobless claims climbed to 244,000, an increase of 10,000 from the previous week's revised level of 234,000.

wallstreet4-103112_27Jul17.jpg Following the modest strength seen in the previous session, stocks may see some further upside in early trading on Thursday. The major index futures are currently pointing to a higher open for the markets, with the Dow futures up by 28 points.

Airbus-072717.jpg Shares of Airbus Group SE were losing around 4 percent in the morning trading in Paris after the aerospace and defense major reported Thursday a sharp decline in its second-quarter profit with lower revenues. Further, the company maintained its guidance for the full year 2017.

USsenate-healthcare-072717.jpg The US Senate has rejected a Republican proposal to repeal Obama-era health care plan without replacing it. A bill to repeal the Affordable Health Care was defeated with a 55-45 vote in the Republican-majority Upper House. The second set back for President Donald Trump's top legislative priority...

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