| Oct 2, 2013
| 9:24 AM
Investors snapped up shares of discount retailer Burlington Stores Inc. on its first day of trading, driving the company's stock price up more than 40% from its initial public offering price.
Burlington, which operates more than 500 stores under the...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 10:02 AM
Despite falling for a third consecutive day, the stock market is holding up reasonably well amid speculation that the Federal Reserve may start rolling back its economic stimulus efforts.
The Dow Jones industrial average were 54.98 points, or 0.35%,...
| Jul 28, 2013
| 5:21 PM
Two of the world's largest advertising holding companies -- Omnicom Group Inc. in New York and Publicis Groupe in Paris -- have agreed to merge into the world's largest agency with a market value that would exceed $35 billion.
The two companies...
| Aug 25, 2013
| 8:00 PM
Muriel Siebert, whose success as one of Wall Street's early, influential female analysts earned her the contacts and nest egg to become the first woman to buy a seat on the New York Stock Exchange, has died. She was 84.
Siebert died Saturday of...
| May 2, 2013
| 5:33 PM
Sometimes, even for “Iron Man 3″ star Robert Downey Jr., it's not always easy to describe where Tony Stark ends ......
| Jun 20, 2013
| 11:33 AM
Robert Downey Jr. has signed a deal to reprise his role as billionaire genius/playboy/inventor Tony Stark in two “Avengers” films. […]...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 3:34 PM
Today's Pictures in the News finds us stuck in Los Angeles traffic, flying high over Angel Stadium in Anaheim for the Angels' season opener, in New York City with Elmo and a trader on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, and in Texas with a pensive...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 6:29 PM
NEW YORK — The Nasdaq Stock Market suffered a distressing three-hour outage that halted trading in some of the nation's leading companies, the latest in a series of embarrassing glitches that have exposed technological weaknesses across Wall Street....
| Mar 15, 2013
| 4:00 PM
Americans just love feeling philanthropic. In any debate over cutting tax breaks in the income tax system, the deduction for charitable donations is always held sacred — even more than that other sacred cow, the mortgage deduction.
It's a rare...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 9:14 AM
Shares of Media General Inc. jumped as much as 29% Thursday morning after the company announced it will merge with privately held Young Broadcasting in an all-stock deal.
The combined company will own or operate 30 TV stations in 27 markets,...
| May 1, 2013
| 9:56 AM
With the acquisition of MetroPCS, T-Mobile is picking up 9 million new customers, more wireless spectrum and a stock exchange ticker symbol.
The company, which has been renamed T-Mobile U.S., debuted Wednesday on the New York Stock Exchange, trading...