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UKHousePrice-032715.jpg U.K. house price growth softened for the seventh consecutive month to an 18-month low in March, the Nationwide Building Society reported Friday. House prices advanced 5.1 percent year-on-year in March, slower than February's 5.7 percent increase and a 5.3 percent rise forecast by economists. This was the slowest rate of growth since September 2013.

OxfordIndustries-032715.jpg Here is a quick summary of the earnings reported after the bell Mar. 26. 1.Canterbury Park Holding Corporation (CPHC) Fourth quarter net income was $939,000, or $.22 per share, an increase of 259% from $362,000, or $.09 per share a year ago. Net revenues in the fourth quarter were $10.26 mln,...

Asian-Markets1_27Mar15.jpg European stocks are seen opening slightly higher on Friday as investors veer around to the view that the ongoing conflict in Yemen would have little effect on oil supplies as the market is well-supplied and Yemen is a very small producer, with an output of around 145,000 barrels per day in 2014. U.S....

tinder-032615.jpg A hacker on the Online dating app Tinder has tricked several hundreds of guys into unknowingly flirt with each other. A California-based anonymous programmer has tweaked the app's application program interface or API, to create a bot account that has tricked men into flirting with each other, thinking...

Bigmacfashion-032615.jpg Hot on the heels of Burger King's preposterous new fragrance, fast food rival McDonald's is out with its own stab at unconventional marketing. The company launched a clothing and lifestyle line in Sweden on Tuesday, which includes thermal tops and bottoms, raincoats, wallpaper and sheets. All the...

dietsoda-032615.jpg PepsiCo Inc.'s Pepsi-Cola has replaced Coca-Cola Co.'s Diet Coke as the No. 2 soda brand in the U.S. in 2014 as diet sodas continue to lose popularity, according to an annual industry report published Thursday. Meanwhile, overall soda consumption by Americans declined for the tenth straight year, but at a more modest pace compared to the preceding year.

carnival-032615.jpg Carnival Corp. (CCL), the world's largest cruise-line operator, said Thursday that it has entered into two strategic partnerships to add nine new cruise ships to its fleet over a four-year period starting in 2019. Under the deals, Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri S.p.A will develop and construct five...

Cockpit-032715.jpg The Germanwings plane crash has spurred European airlines to implement stringent cockpit rules widely followed in the U.S., after it emerged a lone co-pilot forced the plane into its fatal descent, reports said on Thursday.

ushouseprice-032615.jpg Home price appreciation outpaced wage growth in 76% of U.S. housing markets during the housing recovery of the past two years, according to a new report released Thursday by real estate data firm RealtyTrac. The report also found home price appreciation across the U.S. outpaced wage growth by a 13:1...

gamestop-032615.jpg Video-game retailer GameStop Corp. said Thursday after the markets closed that its fourth quarter profit rose 11% from last year, as better cost control helped offset a 5.6% decrease in sales. However, the company's quarterly earnings per share, excluding item, came in below analysts' expectations as did its quarterly sales.

wallstreet-111614_26Mar15.jpg After recovering from an early move to the downside, stocks turned in a lackluster performance throughout the remainder of the session on Thursday. The major averages spent the rest of the day bouncing back and forth across the unchanged line before closing modestly lower.

seniorcommunity-032615.jpg The Villages, a serene retirement hometown in Florida has been designated as the fastest-growing metro in the U.S. for the second consecutive year, as per Census estimates released on Thursday.

Oil-051612_26Mar15.jpg U.S. crude oil soared to ended higher for a fifth straight session on Thursday, amid increased concerns of supply disruption from the Middle East after Saudi Arabia launched air strikes on Yemeni rebels. The increased tensions in Yemen has pushed oil prices higher despite an official weekly oil report...

uscapitol-062509_26Mar15.jpg In a rare moment of bipartisanship, the House voted overwhelmingly Thursday to approve legislation permanently blocking cuts in reimbursements for doctors that treat patients on Medicare.

Gold-012315_26Mar15.jpg Gold futures moved up a seventh straight session to end at more than three-week high on Thursday, tracking declining global equity markets with investors seeking the safe haven while staying off the riskier assets, due mainly to increased tensions in the Middle East. Gold prices pushed higher through...

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