Housing recovery boosts Home Depot 1Q results NEW YORK (AP) — Home Depot Inc.'s first-quarter net income rose 18 percent, thanks to the ongoing housing recovery, despite a chilly and wet spring.
Its quarterly results topped Wall Street expect...
May 21, 2013 | 0 | 3 |
MAE ANDERSON and MICHELLE CHAPMAN,AP Business WritersAssociated Press
Stock indexes flip between gains and losses NEW YORK (AP) — Stock indexes fluctuated in midday trading Tuesday as investors tried to predict the Fed's next move.
The Dow Jones industrial average rose 32 points to 15,366 shortly before 12 Ea...
Small company stocks take the limelight NEW YORK (AP) — Small companies are taking the limelight on a choppy start to the week.
The Russell 2000, an index of small-company stocks, rose above 1,000 for the first time Monday. The index is ...
May 20, 2013 | 0 | 3 |
STEVE ROTHWELL,AP Markets WriterAssociated Press
Jekyll breaking ground on overdue convention hotel JEKYLL ISLAND (AP) — Developers are set to start construction on a new convention hotel for Jekyll Island after long delays that largely resulted from difficulties getting a bank loan for the $41 m...
Yahoo takes big leap with $1.1B deal for Tumblr SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Yahoo is buying online blogging forum Tumblr for $1.1 billion as CEO Marissa Mayer tries to rejuvenate an Internet icon that had fallen behind the times.
The deal announced Mo...
May 20, 2013 | 0 | 3 |
MICHAEL LIEDTKE,AP Technology WriterAssociated Press
Shrewd Ga. businesswoman fought stereotypes ATLANTA (AP) — As a shrewd businesswoman with keen insight and endless aspirations, Ophelia DeVore worked for much of the 20th century to smash stereotypes and empower black women by teaching them ...
May 18, 2013 | 0 | 3 |
Shrewd Ga. businesswoman fought stereotypesAssociated Press
Stocks rise on hopeful signs for the US economy NEW YORK (AP) — Encouraging news about the U.S. economy is extending the stock market's rally.
U.S. stock indexes rose for the fourth week in a row and are at record levels.
A gauge of future econo...
May 17, 2013 | 0 | 3 |
STEVE ROTHWELL,AP Market WriterAssociated Press
A late fade on Wall Street; Wal-Mart, Disney slump NEW YORK (AP) — Weak sales from Wal-Mart and discouraging economic reports resulted in a down day on the stock market.
The Dow Jones industrial average fell 42 points to close at 15,233 Thursday, ...
May 16, 2013 | 0 | 3 |
MATTHEW CRAFT,AP Business WriterAssociated Press