Symantec, best known for its Norton antivirus software, reported a better-than-expected profit, helped by higher demand for its cyber security products.
Qualcomm posted slightly higher fiscal 4Q revenue that missed analysts' views as the leading mobile chipmaker focused on growing demand in China for low-cost smartphones.
Independent Sen. Angus King says he will continue caucusing with Democrats, even though Republicans have taken control of the Senate.
President Obama, after his party suffered bruising midterm defeats in races that Republicans deemed a referendum on his policies, vowed anew Wednesday to work across the aisle in his final two years in office – while at the same time, vowing to press ahead with controversial executive action on immigration.
Shares of solar energy companies fell sharply Wednesday, ahead of results from SolarCity Corp. and a day after Republicans captured control of the U.S. Senate in national elections.
U.S. stocks are closing at a record as energy prices rebound and as Republicans gained control of the Senate.
So long midterms, hello 2016. The winners and losers of Tuesday’s midterm elections are already starting to re-frame the conversation about which candidates may be considering a 2016 run for the White House.
Nissan Motor Co. says it wants to produce 507,000 vehicles a year at its Mississippi plant by 2017, an expansion that would add about 1,000 employees to the current 6,300 workers at the complex.
A major California university hospital is exploring ways to gather and use genetic information gathered from cancer patients, hoping to break new ground in a fledgling field of genomic medicine.
Grain futures were mixed Wednesday on the Chicago Board of Trade.
On the sidelines of the marquee Senate races and hard-fought gubernatorial nail-biters Tuesday night, the sideshow races included an unsuccessful bid for Congress by singer-songwriter and “American Idol” alum Clay Aiken and a run by a member of the “Duck Dynasty” clan.
Trade agreements and tax reform are two "significant areas" of potential agreement between Senate Republicans and President Barack Obama, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell said Wednesday.
Tesla Motors Inc. will top delivery estimates and report the delivery of about 8,200 Model S sedans in the third quarter, compared with company guidance of 7,800 units, analysts at Barclays said in a note released Wednesday.