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Computer companies shares mixed at 10 a.m.

Wed, 11/26/2014 - 11:20am
Shares of some top computer companies are mixed at 10 a.m.: Apple Inc s rose $1.09 or .9 percent, to $118.69.
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Medical Devices companies shares mixed at 10 a.m.

Wed, 11/26/2014 - 11:20am
Shares of some top medical devices companies are mixed at 10 a.m.: Allergan rose $1.61 or .8 percent, to $213.71.
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New Home Sales Rise in October, but September Revised Down

Wed, 11/26/2014 - 11:12am
Sales of new single family-homes rose for the third-straight month but a downward revision to the prior month's sales pace indicated the recovery would remain gradual.
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Pending Home Sales Post Surprise Drop in October

Wed, 11/26/2014 - 11:10am
Contracts to buy previously-owned homes unexpectedly fell, dropping to the lowest level in four months and casting a shadow over the housing market's recovery.
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Pending Home Sales Fall 1.1% In October

Wed, 11/26/2014 - 11:04am
A gauge of pending home sales fell 1.1% in October, signaling that upcoming deals could slow down, the National Association of Realtors reported Wednesday.
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Final Reading Of UMich Consumer Sentiment Downwardly Revised

Wed, 11/26/2014 - 11:01am
The final reading for the University of Michigan and Thomson Reuters consumer sentiment index for November was downwardly revised, to 88.8 from 89.4.
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30-year Fixed-rate Mortgage Stays Below 4% In Latest Week

Wed, 11/26/2014 - 11:00am
The benchmark 30-year fixed-rate mortgage fell to 3.97% in the week ending Nov. 26, down from 3.99%, mortgage buyer Freddie Mac said Wednesday.
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New-home Sales Inch Up 0.7% To 458,000 Annual Rate In October

Wed, 11/26/2014 - 11:00am
Sales of new single-family homes ticked up 0.7% in October to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 458,000, the fastest pace in five months, the government reported Wednesday.
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Consumer Sentiment Dips in Late November

Wed, 11/26/2014 - 10:58am
A closely-watched gauge of consumer sentiment dipped in late November from a prior reading, coming in short of expectations for an increase.
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Chicago PMI Slows To 60.8 In November

Wed, 11/26/2014 - 10:48am
The Chicago PMI dropped in November to a reading of 60.8 from 66.2 in October, MNI Indicators reported Wednesday.
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Midwest Manufacturing Growth Slower than Expected in November

Wed, 11/26/2014 - 10:46am
The Institute for Supply Management-Chicago’s gauge of manufacturing activity in the U.S. Midwest fell to 60.8 in November from 66.2 the month prior. Economists expected a shallower drop to 63. Readings above 50 point to expansion, while those below indicate contraction.
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Drugstore companies shares up at 10 a.m.

Wed, 11/26/2014 - 10:39am
Shares of some top drugstore companies are up at 10 a.m.: CVSCaremark rose $.35 or .4 percent, to $90.64.
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U.S. Stocks Struggle To Push Higher

Wed, 11/26/2014 - 10:37am
U.S. stocks opened little changed on Wednesday as investors assessed a deluge of economic data.
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Amazon Slices Fire Phone Price Ahead Of Holidays

Wed, 11/26/2014 - 9:46am
Amazon cut the price for its Fire smartphone just ahead of the Black Friday weekend as it seeks to sell a lot of slow-moving inventory.
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Consumer Spending Rebounds, Income Rises Modestly

Wed, 11/26/2014 - 9:40am
Consumer spending rebounded in October, suggesting some resilience in the economy at the start of the fourth quarter.
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Taser's Stock Rallies After Order For Body-worn Cameras

Wed, 11/26/2014 - 9:40am
Taser International's stock rallied 5.7% in premarket trade Wednesday, putting it on course to open at the highest level since January 2005, after the company announced follow-on orders for it body-worn video cameras.
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Durable Goods Orders Unexpectedly Rise in October

Wed, 11/26/2014 - 9:39am
Durable-goods orders rose last month on a surge in military spending, but underlying data pointed to broad weakness in business investment.
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Weekly Jobless Claims Highest Since September

Wed, 11/26/2014 - 9:36am
The number of Americans filing first-time claims for unemployment benefits unexpectedly rose last week to the highest level since September.
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Change of Heart for OPEC?

Wed, 11/26/2014 - 9:35am
A funny thing happened on the way to the OPEC meeting.
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Jobless Claims Spike 21,000 To 313,000, Highest Level In 11 Weeks

Wed, 11/26/2014 - 9:30am
The number of people applying for new unemployment benefits shot above 300,000 for the first time since early September, perhaps a sign the pace of hiring in the U.S. may have slowed a touch.
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