U.S. equity futures were higher as oil prices ticked higher and investors moved into riskier assets on news of a cease-fire deal between Russian and Ukraine.
The number of new Ebola cases rose for the second week in a row in West Africa, nearly doubling in Guinea, suggesting declines in the disease seen earlier this year had stalled, the World Health Organization said on Wednesday.
Newell Rubbermaid Inc. said Thursday it is raising its quarterly dividend by 12% to 19 cents a share from 17 cents.
Mobile Mini Inc. said on Thursday that it raised its quarterly dividend by 10% to 18.7 cents a share from 17 cents.
Public health officials are working to identify and offer antibiotics to about 20 University of Oregon students who attended a fraternity party at the home of a man diagnosed this week with a potentially deadly meningococcemia infection, authorities said on Wednesday.
American Express Company said Thursday it will end its U.S. co-branding and merchant acceptance agreement with Costco Wholesale Corp. on March 31, 2016.
Breast cancer, prostate cancer, and even routine infections. A new report ties these and other maladies to smoking and says an additional 60,000 to 120,000 deaths each year in the United States are probably due to tobacco use.
The NYPD plans to replace its three-wheeled scooters with Smart cars.
Coca-Cola Enterprises Inc. (CCE) on Thursday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $112 million.
An oil workers union says another two bodies were found inside an oil ship that exploded off Brazil's coast, increasing the death toll to five.
A 7-year-old cancer survivor has made a public plea in Northern California for near-universal measles vaccinations, following a rare outbreak of the contagious disease that began in December at the Disneyland resort.
Tens of thousands of commuters on San Francisco's Bay Area Rapid Transit system may have been exposed to measles after an infectious Bay Area resident rode a train to and from work for three days last week, public health officials said on Wednesday.
Tesla's stock is sliding in premarket trading Thursday as the electric car maker's fourth-quarter performance was stung by delayed shipments and a stronger dollar.
Scripps Networks Interactive Inc. (SNI) on Thursday reported fourth-quarter net income of $131.8 million.
Avon Products Inc. (AVP) on Thursday reported a loss of $330.7 million in its fourth quarter.