Following the sell-off seen in the previous session, stocks showed a substantial rebound over the course of the trading day on Wednesday. The tech-heavy Nasdaq more than offset yesterday's loss to reach a new record closing high.
As part of an effort to cement his environmental legacy, President Barack Obama announced his administration is implementing a new rule to clarify which waters are protected by federal law.
U.S. crude oil slipped for a third day to end at a near one-month low on Wednesday, ahead of the official weekly crude oil inventory report from the Energy Information Administration due tomorrow, even as the dollar continued to strengthen against a select band of currencies.
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Taco Bell, a division of Yum! Brands Inc, is planning to test delivery of food items on college campuses, the Street reported. The move comes at a time the fast food chain seeks to leverage demand for its popular breakfast and dinner items.
Gold futures ended slightly lower on Wednesday, as the dollar continued to trend higher against a band of select currencies, amid expectations that the U.S. Federal Reserve will raise interest rates in either July or September.
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An order issued by a federal judge on Wednesday requires the State Department to release batches of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's emails every 30 days. The ruling from U.S. District Court Judge Rudolph Contreras calls for the rolling production of the emails to begin on June 30th.
With traders picking up stocks at somewhat reduced levels following yesterday's sell-off, stocks have moved notably higher over the course of the trading day on Wednesday. The major averages have seen some further upside in recent trading, reaching new highs for the session.
Americans are only getting bigger, and once again Southern and Midwestern states have the highest obesity rates in the U.S.
Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., formally kicked off his long shot campaign for president at an event in Burlington on Tuesday. Sanders described his campaign as a political revolution to transform the country economically, politically, socially and environmentally.
Stocks have moved mostly higher in early trading on Wednesday, regaining some ground following the sell-off seen in the previous session. The major averages have climbed into positive territory but remain well off their recent highs.
Video game publisher Activision Blizzard, Inc. said that the third installment in the Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare will make its debut on June 2. The third downloadable content or DLC pack for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare, named as 'Supremacy,' will be available first on the Xbox Live online entertainment network for platforms such as Xbox One and Xbox 360.
After ending the previous session substantially lower, stocks may regain some ground in early trading on Wednesday. The major index futures are currently pointing to a higher open for the markets, with the Dow futures up by 26 points.
Snapchat Inc.'s founder and CEO Evan Spiegel disclosed that the ephemeral messaging service is preparing for an initial public offering. However, he did not provide details on the timing of the IPO. Spiegel added that his company, which had rebuffed Facebook Inc.'s $3 billion takeover bid in 2013, was not interested in attracting any more takeover offers.
Top officials of football's governing body were arrested Wednesday at the Home of FIFA in Zurich over suspected corruption amounting to millions of US dollars, reports say. Swiss police carried out the early-morning operation at the request of US Department of Justice. The Department, backed by an F.B.I. investigation, alleged widespread corruption in FIFA over the past two decades, involving bid
Jewelry retailer Tiffany & Co. (TIF) Wednesday said its profit for the first quarter declined from the prior year, amid lower sales, owing to adverse currency and difficult prior-year comparisons in Japan. Further, the company incurred higher expenses primarily related to marketing spending. For the full year, the company continues to forecast minimal growth in net earnings per share.