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The industrial company unveiled adjusted first-quarter earnings per share that outpaced Wall Street estimates, while revenue came in shy of expectations.
Fifth Third Bancorp (FITB) on Tuesday reported first-quarter profit of $382 million.
DuPont Co. (DD) on Tuesday reported first-quarter net income of $1.03 billion.
McDonald's sales have been sputtering for more than two years and the company seems trapped in a cycle of bad headlines that likely won't end soon.
The American Chamber of Commerce in China is calling for more government transparency and fairness as the confidence of U.S. companies in the country's investment climate deteriorates.
Vice President Joe Biden and Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz will travel to Philadelphia to speak at a utility company.
A Japanese maglev that is the fastest passenger train in the world has broken its own speed record.
Japan's space agency says it is considering a mission to the moon by 2018 or early 2019, part of an effort to beef up aerospace technology and keep pace with China and other emerging powers.
Poultry producers and scientists have been hoping warmer weather would knock down a virulent strain of bird flu that has hammered the Midwest, but the virus recently took its biggest toll yet, hitting a farm in Iowa that held nearly 10 percent of the state's egg-laying chickens.
When South Carolina was ranked as having the highest rate of women being killed by men, The Post and Courier of Charleston set out to explore why.
Hong Kong led Asian stocks higher Tuesday as investors shook off initial pessimism over new measures by China's market regulator.
Texas-based Blue Bell Creameries issued a voluntary recall Monday night for all of its products on the market after two samples of chocolate chip cookie dough ice cream tested positive for listeria, a potentially deadly bacteria.
Blue Bell Creameries L.P. said late Monday it was voluntarily recalling all of its products on sale anywhere for fear of listeria infection.
Interior Secretary Sally Jewell plans to announce Tuesday whether she will move forward with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's earlier proposal to order federal protection for a type of sage grouse found only in California and Nevada.
Here are the latest trading levels for Asia's major stock markets: Tokyo (Nikkei Average ) up 0.9% (at break) ; Hong Kong (Hang Seng Index ) up 1.5% ; Shanghai (Shanghai Composite Index ) down 0.3% ; Sydney (S&P/ASX 200 ) up 0.6% ; Seoul (Kospi ) up 0.1% ; Taipei (Taiex ) up 0.2% Copyright © 2015 MarketWatch, Inc.
Hong Kong stocks bounced back sharply Tuesday morning after suffering its biggest fall in four months the previous day.
Australian stocks got off to a strong start Tuesday, with the S&P/ASX 200 up 0.9% about an hour into trade, brushing off the dust from a 0.8% fall in the previous session.
Japanese stocks started with gains Tuesday, helped by a weaker yen and a strong U.S. advance, almost the exact opposite situation from Monday's open.
President Barack Obama has invited Democratic and Republican lawmakers to the White House for a reception thanking them for their work on legislation permanently changing how Medicare pays doctors.
Trucks and cars piled into one another Monday in dense fog on Interstate 80 in southeast Wyoming, resulting in a fiery chain-reaction crash that killed one person, injured 16 and sent up a column of thick black smoke.