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thehartford-042715.jpg Hartford Financial reported a decline in first-quarter profit, despite growth in premiums, due mainly to the absence of gains recorded last year.

apple-042715.jpg Apple Inc. said Monday after the markets closed that its second quarter profit rose 33% from last year, driven by strong sales of iPhone and Mac as well as all-time record performance of the App Store. The company's quarterly earnings per share also breezed past Wall Street expectations as did its quarterly sales.

chrobinson-042715.jpg C.H. Robinson Worldwide Inc. (CHRW), one of the largest transportation logistics firm in North America, Monday reported an increase in first-quarter profit, driven largely by a 5 percent revenue growth. However, earnings for the quarter fell short of Wall Street estimates by a penny, as did revenues. Eden...

wallstreet4-103112_27Apr15.jpg After failing to sustain an early upward move, stocks came under pressure over the course of the trading session on Monday. With the pullback on the day, the major averages partly offset the strong gains posted last week.

Barbieshuns-042715.jpg Toy maker Mattel, Inc. (MAT), has announced it will not extend its licensing deal with SeaWorld Entertainment Inc. (SEAS), and end the production of all SeaWorld-related merchandise including SeaWorld Trainer Barbie dolls. "We're not making the dolls anymore," a Mattel spokesman said to the New York...

oilRig2-041213_27Apr15.jpg U.S. crude oil ended lower for a second straight session on Monday, as investors looked ahead to this week's interest rate decision from the Federal Reserve, even as growing concerns that the fighting in Yemen could disrupt crude supplies persisted. It remains unlikely that the Fed will hike interest...

Uber-042715.jpg Ride-sharing service Uber Technologies Inc. is facing a lawsuit filed by the National Federation of the Blind of California alleging discrimination of blind people. According to the lawsuit, Uber drivers' discriminate blind persons by refusing to transport their guide dogs along with them. The lawsuit...

callofduty-042715.jpg Video game publisher Activision Blizzard has officially unveiled Call of Duty: Black Ops III, after some teases and a trailer as well. The game will be shipped starting November 6, and will be available on Xbox One, PS4, and PC.

clinton-042715.jpg Facing increased scrutiny following the launch of Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign, the Clinton Foundation has acknowledged mistakes on its tax returns in recent years.

Gold-122214_27Apr15.jpg Gold futures surged to end at a two-week high Monday, on continued uncertainty over Greece's financial woes, even as investors await hints from the U.S. Federal Reserve's monetary policy meet later this week on its interest rate hike plans. The Fed is expected to provide some clarity on when it will...

ESPN-Verizon-042715.jpg Walt Disney Co.'s (DIS) ESPN sports network has reportedly sued telecoms giant Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ) for an alleged breach of contract. In a suit filed Monday in New York Supreme Court, ESPN has alleged that Verizon is wrongly including its programming in a new Custom TV service. The network...

GasPrice-042715.jpg Average price of regular gasoline in the U.S. increased about 13 cents or 5 percent in the past two weeks to $2.58 per gallon, according to the Lundberg survey. Higher gas price mainly reflects increase in crude oil prices; however, the price is still $1.11 below last year's price of $3.69 per gallon....

wallstreet-111814_27Apr15.jpg After moving moderately higher in early trading on Monday, stocks have given back some ground over the course of the session. The major averages have pulled back off their best levels of the day, with the Nasdaq sliding into negative territory.

US-Iranflags-042715.jpg A majority of American voters support the preliminary agreement to restrict Iran's nuclear program, according to the results of a Quinnipiac University National poll released on Monday. The poll found that 58 percent of voters support the framework agreement.

China-Solar-042715.jpg China has surged ahead in solar installations, leaving all other countries in the world far behind in its wake. The country, the world's biggest energy consumer, has covered one third of the way towards reaching its ambitious target of attaining 100 gigawatts of installed solar capacity by 2020.

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