Best Buy Co Inc, the largest U.S. consumer electronics chain, said it expects same-store sales growth to be flat to negative in the first two quarters of its fiscal year starting February, citing low demand for computers and tablets.
U.S. stocks struggled for direction in the early going Thursday, as investors grappled with a shocking decision by the Swiss National Bank to ditch its currency ceiling.
Shares of some top specialty retail companies are down at 10 a.m.: Autozone Inc. fell $3.30 or .6 percent, to $579.48.
Shares of some top media companies are mixed at 10 a.m.: Comcast Corp. fell $.05 or .1 percent, to $55.77.
Shares of some top restaurant companies are down at 10 a.m.: Brinker International Inc. fell $.86 or 1.4 percent, to $60.00.
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Shares of some top oil companies are mixed at 10 a.m.: BP PLC rose $.13 or .4 percent, to $35.80.
Shares of some top coal companies are mixed at 10 a.m.: Arch Coal rose $.01 or .8 percent, to $1.25.
Shares of some top computer companies are down at 10 a.m.: Apple Inc s fell $2.13 or 1.9 percent, to $107.67.
Pilgrim's Pride Corp. shares jumped Thursday after the chicken processing company declared a special cash dividend of $5.77 per share.
The Philadelphia Fed's manufacturing index slowed to a reading of 6.3 in January, below the 24.3 in December and missing the 19 forecast in a MarketWatch-compiled economist poll.
Atlanta-area mom Brittney Powell’s pregnancy started out normal enough, but everything changed about 26 weeks in, MyFoxAtlanta.com reported.
The international Red Cross says a local employee has died of Ebola in Sierra Leone, becoming the first Red Cross worker or volunteer to succumb to the disease there.
The Philadelphia Federal Reserve's gauge of manufacturing activity in the mid-Atlantic region dropped in January from December, widely missing forecasts.