Gas prices are set to climb again after a long time due to rising wholesale prices. According to Lundberg Survey, while the national average price of gas fell 13 cents in the past two weeks to $2.07 a gallon, it could soon rise due to increased costs of crude oil in the past 10 days.
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (WMT) has launched its own video streaming device, the Vudu Spark. The stick is available for sale only through Walmart's select retail stores and over its website, as the retail giant takes on Amazon's Fire TV Stick, Google's Chromecast and Roku's Streaming Stick.
Facebook Lite, an Android app aimed at users of low-end mobile devices in developing countries, is available on Google Play.
The tiny 252-262KB download is also a better fit for users of older phones or those on a slower 2G network.
The quick-loading, low-fi Facebook app is based on Snaptu, an...
The process of drug development is challenging. Some drugs pass the FDA muster easily, while some face a host of hurdles before getting the official stamp of approval.
In response to warning of a major snowstorm Juno in northeast U.S., more than five thousand flights have been canceled in various cities. According to data provided by FlightAware around 10 am ET, 2580 flights are canceled on Monday, while 2821 flights scheduled to fly on Tuesday are also grounded.
Stocks have moved moderately lower in early trading on Monday, giving back ground after seeing some strength last week. The major averages have all slid into negative territory after ending last Friday's trading mixed.
Railroad operator Norfolk Southern Corp. reported Monday a profit for the fourth quarter that edged down from last year, while earnings per share remained flat with last year. Earnings per share for the quarter topped analysts' expectations by a penny, while quarterly revenues missed their estimates.
Computer storage device maker Seagate Technology plc on Monday reported a profit for the second quarter that more than doubled from last year, reflecting higher revenues and a one-time gain, in addition to lower expenses. Adjusted earnings per share for the quarter matched analysts' expectations, while revenues missed their estimates.
After seeing some strength last week, stocks are likely to move back to the downside in early trading on Monday. The major index futures are currently pointing to a modestly lower open for the markets, with the Dow futures down by 15 points.
Leftist Syriza, the anti-austerity party, will be forming a new government in Greece as they secured a comfortable majority in the general elections held on Sunday. The Syriza party reportedly won 149 seats out of 300 seats and around 36 percent votes, while the Conservative New Democracy party got only 28 percent of votes. Syriza is reportedly in discussion with Greek Independents, who managed to
Homebuilder D.R. Horton, Inc. reported Monday a profit for the first quarter that increased 16 percent from last year, reflecting double-digit homebuilding revenue growth amid higher homes sales. Both earnings per share and quarterly revenues topped analysts' expectations.
German business confidence improved for a third straight month in January to a six-month high as expectations of firms and current assessment brightened in January, results of the IfO business climate survey showed Monday. The business confidence index rose to 106.7 in January from 105.5 in December, exceeding the 106.4 reading expected by economists. It was the highest score since July 2014.
Early indications suggest that Wall Street stocks may open Monday's session lower, extending the lackluster mood from last Friday. Weighing on the risk sentiment, the results of the Greek snap election, which has given substantial inroads to the left-leaning Syriza party, which is widely expected to...
President Barack Obama, opening a new path of co-operation, attended India's 66th Republic Day celebration and the grand parade in New Delhi. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi welcomed President Obama and Michelle Obama to Rajpath, the main venue of the spectacular and colorful parade, showcasing the defense strength of India.
Irish airline Aer Lingus Group Plc. (AERL.L) Monday confirmed that it has received a revised proposal from International Consolidated Airlines Group S.A. (IAG.L, BAIRY.PK, BAY.L), and that its board is considering the new offer.
The revised offer values each Aer Lingus share at 2.55 euros, comprising...