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Pinnacle Foods said Tuesday it had net profit of $36.1 million, or 31 cents a share, in the fourth quarter, down from $55.7 million, or 48 cents a share, in the year-earlier period.
The share of Americans without health insurance dropped to its lowest level in seven years in 2014 as President Barack Obama's overhaul took full effect, according to an extensive survey released Tuesday.
Shares of Office Depot Inc. rose 1.8% in premarket trade Tuesday, as the office supply retailer beat fourth-quater profit expectations, but came up a bit short on sales.
The Conference Board releases its February index on U.S. consumer confidence Tuesday at 10 a.m. Eastern.
Alaska on Tuesday became the third U.S. state to legalize the recreational use of marijuana, but organizers don't expect any public celebrations since it remains illegal to smoke marijuana in public.
Wisconsin union leaders may not get much help from judges if they file a legal challenge to Republicans' right-to-work provisions, as courts have done little to weaken similar measures in other states.
Home Depot Inc. reported better-than-expected results on Tuesday as it also announced around $4.5 billion worth of share buybacks.
Children at high risk of developing peanut allergies are far less likely to do so if they are given peanut-containing foods before they turn 1, finds a major study that is expected to quickly change dietary advice to many parents.
Comcast Corp.'s fourth-quarter net income edged up less than 1 percent as revenue from its video and Internet services increased.
A FIFA task force recommended on Tuesday that the 2022 World Cup in Qatar should be played in November or December, months later than when the tournament usual takes place.
Home Depot is announcing an $18 billion share repurchase program and boosting its quarterly dividend by 26 percent.
Home builder Toll Brothers Inc. on Tuesday said first-quarter net earnings were $81.3 million, or 44 cents a share, climbing from $45.6 million, or 25 cents a share, in the year-earlier period.
The Mideast's biggest airline says it plans to resume flights to Baghdad after halting them last month after an incoming passenger plane came under fire.
In a busy day for comments from central bankers, European Central Bank President Mario Draghi on Tuesday unveils the €20 banknote in Frankfurt.
California officials are considering reducing the state's gas tax by 7.5 cents, although consumers may not see a difference at the pump.
World stocks were mostly higher and the dollar strengthened Tuesday as investors awaited remarks from U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen and the Greek government prepared to unveil reforms aimed at winning final approval for extended rescue loans.
Greece has sent a list of reform measures to its creditors on time, Margaritis Schinas, a spokesman for European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, said in a post to Twitter on Tuesday.
Millions of German industrial workers are set to get a 3.4 percent pay increase this year following a deal between employers and a major union.
A high-profile sex bias case captivating Silicon Valley has sparked debate over the treatment of women in the high technology and venture capitalist arenas.
Drugmaker Merck has granted a free license allowing one of its HIV medicines to be made and sold inexpensively for use in young children in poor countries hard hit by the AIDS virus.