Disney Posts Mixed 3Q Results, Shares Ease
Walt Disney beat the Street with a 24% leap in fiscal third-quarter net income, but like many other large multinationals the media giant’s revenue growth failed to meet Wall Street’s hopes.
Priceline 2Q Profit Rises on More Bookings
Travel-booking company Priceline.com reported a higher quarterly profit on Tuesday as bookings increased.
S&P Tops 1400 Threshold for First Time Since May
The broad S&P 500 jumped above the closely-eyed 1400 mark for the first time in more than three months, with energy and materials shares leading the way higher.
OIL FUTURES: Nymex Crude Hits Nearly Three-Month High
Crude-oil futures rose to a 12-week high Tuesday, rallying on positive market sentiment and concerns about short-term supply.
Air Products Plans UK Energy Venture
Air Products & Chemicals Inc. (APD) announced plans Tuesday to return to the energy business with a new facility in the U.K. that generates electricity from municipal waste, a sector the U.S.-based industrial-gas specialist sees expanding world-wide.
Bernanke: This is Still a Fragile Recovery
Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke told a town hall meeting on Tuesday that interest rates are being kept low to bring jobs and economic growth up to normal levels.
U.S. Agency Exempts More Firms From Wire-Transfer Rule
A U.S. consumer-protection agency has scaled back a new rule on wire transfers to make it easier for more banks and credit unions to offer the service.
U.S. Consumer Credit Expands by $6.46 Billion in June
U.S. consumer credit expanded at the slowest pace in eight months in June amid signs of slow economic growth.
Rental Expenses You Can and Can't Write Off
A handyman can't write off his time, but he can write off a lawn mower purchased for the rental.
Life Insurance Primer: Term, Perm and More
In the market for life insurance, but all the varieties are making your head spin? Here's help.