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Salesforce Q4 Revenue Forecast Misses Views

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 5:57pm
Cloud software company Salesforce.com forecast current-quarter revenue that fell short of market expectations, pushing its shares down 4 percent in extended trading.
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Keurig Profit Jumps 11% as Portion Pack Sales Rise

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 5:54pm
Keurig Green Mountain reported an 11 percent jump in quarterly profit, largely helped by higher sales of its K-Cup coffee portion packs.
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Patrick administration seeks cuts in local aid, other accounts to close budget shortfall

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 5:37pm
Gov. Deval Patrick's administration ordered nearly $200 million in immediate spending cuts Wednesday while asking lawmakers to approve reductions in local aid and other accounts to help close a state budget shortfall.
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Citigroup executive found dead with throat slashed in bathtub at his New York City apartment

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 5:37pm
A Citigroup manager has been found dead in a bathtub in his New York City apartment with this throat cut.
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Democrats say '14 election shows need for 'blunt' message on economy in 2016

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 5:37pm
Democrats say the main lesson of the November election is simple: Go big on the economy.
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Yahoo replacing Google as Firefox 's default search engine, signaling new Yahoo ambitions

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 5:35pm
Yahoo may be getting more serious about search again.
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Williams-Sonoma Shares Jump 7% After Q3 Profit Beats Estimates

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 5:31pm
NEW YORK == Williams-Sonoma Inc. shares rose 7% in after-hours trading after the parent of Pottery Barn and West Elm reported better-than-expected third-quarter profit and sales.
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Salesforce.com Shares Decline On Weak Outlook

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 5:21pm
Salesforce.com Inc. shares declined in the extended session Wednesday after the business cloud-computing company's outlook fell short of Wall Street estimates.
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Virginia to re-examine spaceport deal with Orbital Sciences after explosion that damaged pad

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 5:19pm
Virginia officials plan to re-examine a spaceport deal with Orbital Sciences Corp. following a rocket explosion that damaged a state-owned launch pad.
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Keurig Fiscal Q4 Earnings Top Analyst Expectations

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 5:19pm
Keurig Green Mountain said late Wednesday earnings of 86 cents a share on sales of $1.19 billion in the fiscal fourth quarter, compared with 83 cents a share on sales of $1.05 billion in the same period a year ago.
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Starbucks Scoops Up China Coffee Beans for Asia Sales

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 5:13pm
Starbucks has this year bought coffee beans from China at its highest volume ever, shipping data show, reflecting the country's burgeoning role as bean supplier amid supply concerns among traditional exporters.
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S&P 500 Snaps 4-day Run

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 5:08pm
The U.S. stock market rocked back and forth in the wake of the latest minutes from the last month's meeting of the Federal Open Market Committee, but closed marginally lower on Wednesday.
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Former North Dakota oil patch worker files lawsuit about overtime pay; suit seeks class action

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 5:05pm
A North Dakota oil patch worker says his former employer misclassified him and other employees as independent contractors to avoid paying taxes and employee benefits.
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Animal rights group releases video it says is from Chattanooga chicken slaughterhouse

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 4:47pm
A year after Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam vetoed a bill that would have discouraged undercover citizen investigation of animal abuse, the Los Angeles-based nonprofit Mercy for Animals says it has secretly documented abuse at a Chattanooga chicken processing plant.
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Missouri senators maintain support for Keystone XL Pipeline after vote fails; GOP bill likely

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 4:47pm
Missouri's U.S. senators are maintaining their support for the Keystone XL Pipeline after a vote on the project failed, citing economic benefits of the measure that will likely get another chance in the Senate.
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Smucker's Says Big Coffee Price Hike Was a 'Misstep'

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 4:44pm
J.M. Smucker, the maker of Folgers coffee, said on Wednesday it made a "misstep" with its most recent price increase, which caused sales volumes to drop sharply as customers delayed purchases and shifted to cheaper private-label brands.
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BP Alaska president: Sale of interests in 4 North Slope fields to Hilcorp finalized

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 4:01pm
BP has closed the sale of its interests in four North Slope oil fields to Hilcorp.
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Population growth accelerates in Oregon; state numbers grow by more than 1 percent in year

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 4:01pm
As Oregon rebounds from the Great Recession, its population is growing more rapidly, mostly as a result of newcomers.
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Advocacy group details high burdens on Connecticut's poorer cities and towns

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 3:48pm
The poorest cities in Connecticut, the state with the country's highest per capita income, have incomes that are only half of the state average, an advocacy group said in a report Wednesday calling attention to disproportionate burdens on struggling municipalities.
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Cystic Fibrosis Foundation sells $3.3 billion in rights to Vertex Pharma medicines

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 3:33pm
The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation says it has sold royalty rights worth $3.3 billion for innovative drugs it helped develop with Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated.
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