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Apple IPhone Sales Outpace Handset Industry

Mon, 06/08/2015 - 8:21am
Apple Inc. continues to benefit from strong iPhone demand even as handset sales are slowing industrywide, according to SIG Susquehanna Financial Group analyst Chris Caso.
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Stifel To Buy Barclays' U.S. Wealth And Investment Management Business

Mon, 06/08/2015 - 8:15am
Financial services firm Stifel Financial Corp. announced on Monday a deal to acquire the Barclays' wealth and investment management franchise in the Americas, which manages about $56 billion in client assets.
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McDonald's May Global Comparable Sales Down 0.3%

Mon, 06/08/2015 - 8:06am
McDonald's Corp. said Monday that global comparable sales fell 0.3% in May, as U.S. sales dipped 2.2%, Europe sales rose 2.3% and sales in the Asia/Pacific, Middle East and Africa region fell 3.2%.
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Deutsche Bank Shares Jump After Shake-Up

Mon, 06/08/2015 - 7:45am
Deutsche Bank shares rose sharply on Monday as investors cheered a c-suite shakeup after the bank's co-CEOs announced over the weekend they will step down. Analysts warned, though, the new CEO needs to move quickly to bolster strategic plans.
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Diageo Jumps The Most Since 2008 On Takeover Chatter

Mon, 06/08/2015 - 4:17am
Shares in Diageo PLC jumped 7.5% on the FTSE 100 on Monday, setting them on track for their best daily performance since 2008, after reports that Brazilian billionaire Jorge Paulo Lemann's buyout company 3G is considering a bid for the British alcohol company.
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Shire Shares Drop On Actelion Takeover Bid Report

Mon, 06/08/2015 - 4:12am
Shares in Shire PLC fell 1.9% in London on Monday after a Sunday Times report that the drug maker is eyeing a �12.4 billion ($18.9 billion) takeover of Swiss rival Actelion .
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Asian stock markets uneven as investors weigh weak China trade, rebound in Japan GDP growth

Mon, 06/08/2015 - 3:37am
Asian stock markets were uneven Monday as investors weighed stronger growth in Japan against more evidence of economic weakness in China.
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Asia stock markets drop after Japan economic data as investors anticipate slowdown

Sun, 06/07/2015 - 11:12pm
Asian stocks were lower Monday as investors looked past an upbeat report on Japanese growth to signs that the world's third-biggest economy would slow in the second quarter.
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Asia Stocks: Latest Quotes

Sun, 06/07/2015 - 10:46pm
Here are the latest trading levels for Asia's major stock markets: Tokyo (Nikkei Average ) down 0.2% ; Hong Kong (Hang Seng Index ) down 0.1% ; Shanghai (Shanghai Composite Index ) down 0.3% ; Sydney (S&P/ASX 200 ) closed for holiday ; Seoul (Kospi ) down 0.2% ; Taipei (Taiex ) down 0.5% Copyright © 2015 MarketWatch, Inc.
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Hong Kong Stocks Slim Loss After Trade Data

Sun, 06/07/2015 - 10:45pm
Hong Kong stocks managed to shed most of their opening losses Monday morning, shrugging off a drop for U.S. markets at the end of last week, with the Hang Seng Index down 0.1%, moving off earlier lows as weak Chinese trade data for May suggested higher odds for more government stimulus.
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Japan Stocks Book Gains, Helped By Yen And Strong Banks

Sun, 06/07/2015 - 8:38pm
Japanese stocks came rolling higher in early Monday trade, emboldened by a sharply weaker yen and Friday's gains for U.S. banks in the wake of an upbeat May jobs report.
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Week Ahead: Consumer Sentiment and Inflation Data

Fri, 06/05/2015 - 4:38pm
The highlight of next week’s economic calendar is consumer data and an important gauge of inflation.
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Consumer Credit Up $20.5 Billion In April On Jump In Credit Card Use

Fri, 06/05/2015 - 3:00pm
Consumer credit grew at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 7.3%, for a gain of $20.5 billion in April, the Federal Reserve said Friday.
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Airbnb Launches Pricing Feature For Hosts

Fri, 06/05/2015 - 2:50pm
Airbnb Inc. announced a new feature this week that digs into the site's data to maximize booking and price points for hosts.
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Oil Futures Stage Last-minute Rally

Fri, 06/05/2015 - 2:48pm
Oil futures settled higher Friday, with gains for the U.S. benchmark intensifying in the last few minutes of trading.
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Gold Futures Settle Lower For a Third Straight Week

Fri, 06/05/2015 - 2:08pm
Gold futures fell Friday, with prices settling at their lowest level since mid-March after a strong U.S. jobs report helped dull investment demand.
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Warren Buffett Making Over $300 Million On His Banks Stocks Friday

Fri, 06/05/2015 - 1:56pm
There are roughly 300 million reasons that Warren Buffett is probably hoping the Federal Reserve starts raising interest rates sooner and faster, than later or slower.
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Active U.S. Oil Rig Count Down 26 Weeks In a Row

Fri, 06/05/2015 - 1:15pm
The number of U.S. rigs actively drilling for oil fell for a 26th week in a row, according to data from Baker Hughes released Friday.
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