Alphabet-GOOG-102716.jpg Alphabet Inc., (GOOG, GOOGL), the parent company of Google, Thursday reported a jump in third-quarter profit, largely driven by increase in search and advertising revenues. Earnings and revenues for the quarter trumped Wall Street expectations. Alphabet's third-quarter profit rose to $5.06 billion...

wallstreet2-103112_27Oct16.jpg Stocks fluctuated over the course of the trading session on Thursday before ending the session mostly in negative territory. The lower close on the day came on the heels of the mixed performance seen in the previous session.

ZTOExpress-102716.jpg Shares of ZTO Express Inc. fell more than 9 percent on its market debut on Thursday after opening at $18.40. The Shanghai-based package delivery company had priced its 72.1 million shares at $19.50 a share, above its indicated range of $16.50 to $18.50 a share. The company had raised $1.4 billion...

Groupon-LivingSocial-102716.jpg Daily coupon site Groupon Inc. (GRPN) has agreed to buy smaller competitor LivingSocial. Groupon did not to disclose the deal value but said the price wasn't material. LivingSocial was partly owned by Amazon.com Inc. The deal is expected to close in early November. Groupon will gain about 1 million...

HillaryClintonPresidentialCampaign1-102716.jpg With Hillary Clinton holding substantial advantages among women and African-American voters, the results of a New York Times Upshot/Siena College Research Institute poll show the Democratic presidential nominee with a sizable lead over Donald Trump in Pennsylvania.

TedCru-2016-102716.jpg With recent polls pointing to a victory for Hillary Clinton in the upcoming presidential election, Senator Ted Cruz, R-Tex., has suggested that Republicans may continue to block any nominees to fill the vacancy on the U.S. Supreme Court.

Arbys-102716.jpg Fast food chain Arby's has added a new venison meat sandwich to its menu which will be available at participating restaurants in six states starting next week. The company said its Fast Crafted sandwich brand will release a Venison Sandwich in popular hunting markets beginning in early November. "Hunters...

topbanks-102416.jpg Despite scandals and the negative impact from last decade's financial crisis, some of the world's largest banks have emerged stronger than before. According to the latest list from Relbanks.com, Chinese banks continued to dominate the global rankings in 2016 for the biggest banks by assets. However,...

wallstreet2-121214_27Oct16.jpg With traders reacting to the latest batch of earnings news, stocks are turning in a mixed performance in mid-day trading on Thursday. Currently, the major averages remain on opposite sides of the unchanged line.

fdadecision-102616.jpg It looks like 2016 is going to be a relatively lackluster year in terms of new drug approvals. Only 18 new molecular entity drugs have been approved year-to-date compared to 32 approved during the same time frame last year.

BurgerKing-McDonalds-102716.jpg At the time of Halloween, everything is fun and that's why one Burger King decided to dress up like McDonald's. Rego Park's Burger King is clad with a bed sheet ghost costume, with McDonald's name in spray paint. McDonald's logo is mocked at the space of eyes.

DonaldTrump2016-102716.jpg Looking to back up his claims that the election will be rigged against him, Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump suggested his campaign has received numerous claims of voter fraud occurring in Texas.

wallstreet3-121214_27Oct16.jpg After seeing initial strength, stocks have moved mostly lower over the course of morning trading on Thursday. The major averages have all pulled back into negative territory after ending the previous session mixed.

appleTVguide-102716.jpg Apple Inc. plans to launch a new guide for Apple TV during a product event in California today, according to Recode. While major video partners have signed up to be a part of the new Apple TV guide, Netflix Inc. will reportedly not be participating.

PendingHomeSales-102716.jpg Pending home sales in the U.S. saw a significant rebound in the month of September, according to a report released by the National Association of Realtors on Thursday. NAR said its pending home sales index jumped by 1.5 percent to 110.0 in September after tumbling by 2.5 percent to a revised 108.4 in August.

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