U.S. airlines have been sparring for several years with fast-growing Persian Gulf rivals that seem to be poaching passengers from the Americans.
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Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Thursday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market: NYSE Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (WMT), down $2.77 to $83.52 The retailer reported better-than-expected fourth-quarter profit, but its revenue results fell short of Wall Street expectations.
In a 10-hour operation, a Czech man had five organs transplanted in one procedure, saving his life, Central European News (CEN) reported.
Members and alumni of the Delta Kappa Epsilon fraternity at Wesleyan University have filed a discrimination lawsuit against the Connecticut school over a recent decision that requires all residential fraternities to become coed within three years.
Cigarette maker Reynolds American Inc. is partnering with pharmaceutical consultancy to develop products that help people stop smoking.
A Democrat-aligned business founded by a longtime Clinton confidant is being accused of giving valuable voter lists to party committees and candidates, as part of a "scheme" that allegedly runs afoul of campaign finance law.
Stagnant wage growth and its implications on middle class Americans and the broader U.S. economy is no longer the exclusive province of lofty academics, egg head economists and Federal Reserve fan boys.
Stripe's bitcoin service went live Thursday, allowing its customers to accept bitcoin payments through the payment platform.
Grain futures were mostly higher Thursday on the Chicago Board of Trade.
Moody's Investors Service has downgraded $48 billion worth of Puerto Rico debt as the U.S. territory struggles to generate more revenue.
Antitrust regulators are challenging the $3.5 billion sale of US Foods to Sysco, saying the deal would hurt customers by reducing competition between food supply companies.
Oil futures fell on Thursday but settled above the session's worst levels.
U.S. antitrust regulators filed a lawsuit on Thursday aimed at stopping food distribution giant Sysco from purchasing smaller rival US Foods , the FTC said on Thursday.
What's the one thing that makes investing in China just like investing in Qatar and in Brazil? OK, that's a trick question.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency plans to offer a proposal for Renewable Fuels Standards for 2014, 2015, and 2016 this spring, and will use actual production levels to determine last year's mandated volumes, an official said on Thursday.