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The U.S. stock market is rising modestly in midday trading following a batch of earnings and corporate news.
The New York comptroller has withdrawn a shareholder proposal that ConAgra Foods curtail palm oil buying from suppliers destroying forests after the company adopted a new purchasing policy.
A group representing North Dakota's various energy sectors is recommending the state spend almost $1 billion over the next two years on roads, bridges and other infrastructure.
The stock price of Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway company has topped $200,000 for the first time.
New U.S. auto loans jumped to the highest level in eight years this spring, fueled by a big increase in lending to risky borrowers.
The literary executor of George Orwell's estate is accusing Amazon.com of doublespeak.
Morgan Stanley and wealth management branch system sales assistants who claimed they were owed overtime agreed to a $4.2 million settlement.
Lauren Bacall had one condition when the Fashion Institute of Technology wrote recently to ask if it could turn hundreds of personal garments she donated into an exhibition about her style.
It's a jungle out there in political television advertising, what with parrots, chicks, dogs and pigs taking turns in commercials that bite and scratch in a way no nonpartisan pet ever would.
Going on the road isn't what it used to be for investment bankers hawking shares in companies seeking a stock market listing.
Grain futures were mixed Thursday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade.
The Class A shares of Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway have hurdled the $200,000 price level for the first time, nearly eight years after first piercing the $100,000 mark.
Nordstrom will report its 2Q earnings after the bell Thursday, one day after a disappointing report from Macy’s, Inc. Department stores are facing a challenging retail environment, but some experts say Nordstrom’s high-profile startup acquisitions and investments are already paying off for the Seattle-based company.
Shares of some top homebuilders companies are up at 10 a.m.: DR Horton rose $.24 or 1.2 percent, to $20.58.
Shares of some top department store retail companies are mixed at 10 a.m.: Kohl's Corp. rose $1.81 or 3.3 percent, to $56.92.
Shares of some top big-box retail companies are mixed at 10 a.m.: Costco Wholesale Corp. rose $.06 or .1 percent, to $118.70.
Shares of some top airlines companies are up at 10 a.m.: Delta Air rose $.51 or 1.4 percent, to $37.78.
Shares of some top banks companies are mixed at 10 a.m.: Bank of America Corp. rose $.05 or .3 percent, to $15.30.
Average long-term U.S. mortgage rates declined this week, approaching their lows for the year.
Farmland prices in the U.S. central Plains held steady during the second quarter with the prior three months despite lower farm income, the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City said on Thursday.