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Gold futures dropped more than 2% on Tuesday, giving back the previous day's gains and then some amid overall strength in the U.S. dollar.
The bankrupt city of Detroit reached a deal with its largest group of retired police and firefighters on Tuesday that would preserve most of their pension benefits, according to media reports.
Intel impressed Wall Street by logging a lighter-than-expected 5% dip in first-quarter earnings as rising data center and Internet of things revenue helped offset sluggish PC demand.
Developing: Yahoo reported better-than-expected adjusted 1Q profits, beating views by a penny. The media giant also reported revenue of $1.09 billion. Shares were up about 8% in volatile extended trading.
Precious metals took a big hit Tuesday, and some traders are scratching their heads as to why.
Detroit crafted an agreement on pension cuts for retirees, a key hurdle for the city to exit America's biggest municipal bankruptcy.
Financial stocks rose on Tuesday, bucking the broader market and after three giant U.S. banks reported mixed results and investors waited for three more big banks to report later this week.
BlackBerry bought a minority stake in health IT firm NantHealth in a bid to improve data sharing and communication in the health-care industry.
New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has opened an investigation into claims that Herbalife Ltd. is a pyramid scheme, the New York Post reported late Monday.
Best Buy Co. shares fell 2.2% on Tuesday after Minneapolis StarTribune reported Shawn Score, the company's 48-year-old president of U.S. retail stores and a 29-year company veteran, is retiring only seven months after getting his new title.
Homebuilder sentiment edged up in April but remained gloomy on lingering concerns of stiff credit conditions for buyers and tight supply of lots and labor.
Technology stocks edged higher early Tuesday, as shares of Yahoo Inc. and Intel Corp. rose ahead of their earnings reports.
Twitter Inc. has acquired social data provider Gnip, the company announced Tuesday.
U.S. stocks edged higher at the open Tuesday, paring some of their losses for the month, as investors cheered earnings reports from blue chips Coca-Cola Co. and Johnson & Johnson.
In a show of confidence about its business prospects, appliance maker Whirlpool announced plans to boost its quarterly dividend by 20% and buy back another $500 million of stock.
Coca-Cola reported an 8% decline in quarterly net earnings after a decline in volumes in Europe, but nevertheless matched earnings expectations.
Charles Schwab beat the Street with a 58% leap in fiscal first-quarter earnings as the discount brokerage capitalized on record levels of trading and client assets.
The Fed is considering adopting more measures to address financial-stability risk in short-term wholesale funding markets.
Treasury prices held losses Tuesday after data showed inflation increasing at a faster pace than expected but a regional manufacturing index unexpectedly slipping.
The Federal Reserve is actively considering new rules to address risks in short-term wholesale funding markets, Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen said Tuesday at an Atlanta Fed banking conference.