AutoZone-052416.jpg Automotive parts retailer AutoZone, Inc. on Tuesday reported a 6 percent increase in profit for the third quarter from last year, reflecting growth in sales and higher inventory on new store openings. However, both revenue and earnings per share for the quarter missed analysts' expectations.

TOL-052416.jpg Toll Brothers, Inc. (TOL), the nation's leading builder of luxury homes, reported second-quarter net income of $89.1 million, or $0.51 per share, compared to $67.9 million, or $0.37 per share, prior year. Pre-tax income increased to $140.4 million from $86.5 million. On average, 18 analysts polled by...

Pregnancy-052416.jpg Smoking during pregnancy is associated with increased risk of schizophrenia in offspring, according to a new study.

OrganicPastures-052416.jpg Raw milk, raw skim milk and raw cream produced by Organic Pastures Dairy of Fresno County are being recalled due to contamination with the deadly Salmonella bacteria. The recalled products have a USE BY date of JUN 01 2016, according to the California department of Food & Agriculture.

Pharma-052416.jpg Novo Nordisk's IDegLira, which is a combination of an ultralong acting basal insulin analogue Insulin degludec and glucagonlike peptide 1 agonist Liraglutide, for the treatment of type 2 diabetes, is all set to be reviewed by an FDA advisory panel on May 24, 2016.

metro-052316.jpg The long-awaited first metro line linking Los Angeles to the sea, the Expo Line extension to Santa Monica, opened amid fanfare Friday, with Mayor Eric Garcetti, the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro), and state and local officials officially dedicating it to the people. Now, for the first time in a generation, passengers can take a train from Downtown L.A. to the coa

Uber-052316.jpg Ride-sharing service Uber monitors its users' smartphone batteries and can detect when a smartphone is almost out of battery. The company has found that users are willing to accept "surge pricing", or pay more to book a ride, when they fear their phones are going to die.

ge-saudi-052316.jpg General Electric Co. has announced several investments worth more than $1.4 billion in Saudi Arabia and will double its workforce in the kingdom to 4,000 people by 2020. GE's investments in Saudi Arabia come as the kingdom seeks to bolster growth through economic diversification even as it reduces its dependence on oil production following the collapse in crude oil prices.

wallstreet3-121214_23May16.jpg Stocks may show a lack of direction in early trading on Monday following the strength seen in the trading session last Friday. The major index futures are currently pointing to a roughly flat open for the markets, with the Dow futures down by just 11 points.

ECBPeterPraet-052316.jpg The risks of a de-anchoring of inflation expectations to below 1 percent or close to zero in the euro area have increased and hence, the central bank acted forcefully, ECB Executive Board member Peter Praet said in an interview to newspaper, published Monday.

Eurozonepmi-052316.jpg Eurozone private sector growth weakened to the lowest level in more than a year in May as improvements in Germany and France were offset by softening of activity outside the big-two economies. The flash composite output index fell unexpectedly to a 16-month low of 52.9 from 53 in April, the results of the Purchasing Managers' Survey by Markit Economics revealed Monday.

wallstreet-041012_23May16.jpg Trading in the U.S. index futures suggests that Wall Street stocks may open Monday's session modestly lower after turning in a mixed performance last week on worries about impending interest rate rises by the Federal Reserve. Commodities such as oil and copper are trading lower even as the dollar inched...

AsianMarkets-112514_23May16.jpg European stocks fell slightly in choppy trade on Monday after gaining the most in a month on Friday, helped by firmer commodity prices and positive Eurozone current account data. Stocks across Europe pared early losses even as a closely monitored survey of business activity across the 19-country Eurozone...

BayerToMonsanto-052316.jpg German conglomerate Bayer AG said it has made an all-cash offer to acquire U.S. competitor Monsanto for $122 per share or an aggregate value of $62 billion. Bayer expects the deal to reinforce it as a Life Science company with a deepened position. Responding to recent media reports, agricultural products giant Monsanto recently had disclosed that it had received an unsolicited proposal from Bayer.

Stock-Market-012714_23May16.jpg European stocks are poised to open slightly higher on Monday, taking cues from Wall Street and Asia, as the dollar index eased somewhat after gaining for a third straight week on speculation over a mid-year interest rate hike by the Federal Reserve. Oil prices dipped in Asian deals after rising for...

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