The number of first-time unemployment benefit claims unexpectedly fell last week, suggesting the labor market continues to see strength.
When a cold strikes, nose blowing is often the easiest and fastest way to relieve symptoms. But people who blow with hurricane force can prolong their suffering. One expert, Neil Schachter, medical director of the Respiratory Care Department at New York’s Mount Sinai Hospital, explains how to recognize an improper nose blow.
U.S. drugstore chain Rite Aid Corp's quarterly profit jumped 46.5 percent as higher sales of prescription drugs boosted same-store sales.
Researchers say they have collected promising weather data by flying instrument-laden drones into big Western and Midwestern storms.
Accenture Plc reported a 7.3 percent rise in quarterly revenue, helped mainly by its outsourcing business.
Kraft Foods Group Inc. says that CEO Tony Vernon plans to retire later this month.
Dunkin' Brands slashed its 2015 forecast for U.S. same-store sales growth and operating growth due to slowing sales of packaged coffee.
ConAgra Foods Inc reported a 2 percent fall in quarterly net sales, due to weak demand for branded foods such as Hunt's ketchup and Bertolli pastas and frozen meals.
U.S. oil prices rallied as signs emerged that the selloff, which began mid-summer, might be approaching a bottom.
The Green Climate Fund, (GCF) a United Nations-affiliated piggy-bank intended to finance climate change projects around the world, is determined to win sweeping U.N.-style immunities from prosecutions for its global operations--even though the U.S., its biggest contributor, opposes the idea, and the U.N. itself says its own diplomatic immunities can’t cover the outfit.
Waddell & Reed Financial said on Thursday that it will raise its quarterly dividend by 26.5% to 43 cents a share, payable on Feb. 2, 2015 to shareholders of record as of Jan. 12.
The World Health Organization (WHO) and the nations that fund it failed to respond quickly and effectively to the deadly West Africa Ebola outbreak despite repeated warnings by aid agencies, a UK parliamentary committee said on Thursday.
Coca-Cola Enterprises said on Thursday that it expects 2014 earnings per share to grow 10% over 2013, and sales to be "essentially flat," while current FactSet consensus analyst estimates imply growth of 13% and 0.9%, respectively.
The worst Ebola outbreak on record, and its spread beyond West Africa, has accelerated changes in how U.S. hospitals address the threat of infectious diseases, say health IT companies and industry experts.
Most people get no advice from their doctors about whether or when it’s safe to have sex after a heart attack, according to a survey of American and Spanish patients under age 55.
Accenture PLC (ACN) on Thursday reported earnings of $831.5 million in its fiscal first quarter.
China has approved a domestically developed experimental Ebola vaccine for clinical trials, the official Xinhua news agency said on Thursday, citing the People's Liberation Army logistics unit.
Accenture's stock rose 1.5% in premarket trade after the management consulting company reported better-than-expected fiscal first-quarter results.