Shares of some top health care equipment companies were down at the close of trading: Becton, Dickinson & Co. fell $.14 or .1 percent, to $140.67.
Leave it to Don Guardian, the feel-good mayor of ailing Atlantic City, to put his city's woes into context.
Shares of some top drugstore companies were down at the close of trading: CVSCaremark fell $.16 or .2 percent, to $97.17.
Shares of some top medical devices companies were mixed at the close of trading: Allergan fell $1.23 or .6 percent, to $215.70.
A look at the 10 biggest volume decliners on New York Stock Exchange at the close of trading: American Realty Investors Inc. : Approximately 200 shares changed hands, a 93.1 decrease from its 65-day average volume.
Shares of some top insurance companies were down at the close of trading: ACE L fell $.03 or percent, to $109.82.
A look at Nasdaq 10 most-active stocks at the close of trading: Advanced Micro Devices Inc. fell 4.2 percent to $2.52 with 17,665,500 shares traded.
A DOJ program called Operation Choke Point, which intimidates banks with the threat of heightened scrutiny and increased audits if accounts are maintained in certain industries, is facing new questions.
It's no secret that a unit of casino giant Caesars Entertainment Corp. owes billions of dollars to lenders, hedge funds and investments firms stemming from a $30.7 billion buyout in 2008 that was paid for, primarily, with debt.
California home sales jumped in December, buoyed by a stronger economy and lower interest rates, a research firm said Thursday.
Me? Maybe because I'm half-Italian and know how routine heavy 'candidate' turnout is back in Italy, I have no problem with a big bunch vying for the big brass ring.
Schlumberger, the world's No.1 oilfield services provider, reported a 6 percent rise in quarterly revenue, helped by efficiency improvements in North America and resilient drilling activity in the Middle East and Asia.
A struggling sports arena that was home to the New Jersey Devils and the New Jersey Nets is set to close.
A new Fox News national poll finds that majorities of American voters think the Obama administration has mostly failed at handling illegal immigration, improving the country’s image around the world, handling race relations, improving health care and growing the economy.
The major U.S. stock benchmarks fell for the fifth consecutive day as oil prices resumed their slide and the Swiss central bank unexpectedly lifted a three-year cap Euro exchange rates put in place to keep the Franc from appreciating too much and damaging Switzerland’s export-driven economy. Adding to the volatility was a surprise rise in weekly jobless claims to a four-month high at 316,000 and a series of disappointing quarterly earnings reports from the financial sector including Bank of America and Citigroup.
Entrepreneur Elon Musk says Texas is atop his list to build a five-mile-long test track for his conceptual Hyperloop project that involves shooting capsules full of people through elevated tubes at the speed of sound.