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Walgreen's revenue from established stores climbed 3.7 percent last month but missed analyst expectations, as prescription sales for the nation's largest drugstore chain also fell short of the average forecast on Wall Street.
European stocks climbed but the euro sank to a more than one-year low Thursday after the European Central Bank opted to cut interest rates as part of the battle against low inflation in the euro zone.
The state Public Service Board has cleared Vermont Gas Systems to install pipeline near power lines over concerns that a chemical used to treat utility poles could be disturbed by the construction.
A settlement over the death of a boy who was hit by a falling flight information sign inside Birmingham's airport was approved Wednesday, and the family said they had forgiven the contractors involved.
General Motors has increased financial support of its auto financing arm, General Motors Financial, by providing a new $1 billion line of credit.
The U.S. trade gap fell to a six-month low in July as exports jumped to a record high, supporting views of sturdy economic growth in the third quarter.
New unemployment benefit claims rose more than expected, but remained at levels consistent with tightening labor market conditions.
The number of people who applied for unemployment benefits last week rose slightly to 302,000, but layoffs remain low and initial claims continue to hover near an eight-year bottom.
U.S. productivity in the second quarter grew at a revised 2.3% annual pace instead of 2.5% as originally reported, the government said Thursday.
The U.S. trade deficit fell in July and the June gap was revised lower, offering evidence that trade was slightly less of a drag on the nation's growth during the summer than initially reported.
L Brands, which owns Victoria's Secret, Bath & Body Works and other brands, said Thursday that sales at stores open at least a year rose 5 percent in August, handily topping analysts' expectations.
August private-sector employment data came in below economists expectations for the month, as well as the level set in July.
Boeing expects Chinese aircraft demand to rise over the next two decades as growing overseas leisure travel drives demand for sing-aisle and wide-body planes.
Joy Global Inc. (JOY) on Thursday reported fiscal third-quarter profit of $71.3 million.
Online brokerage TD Ameritrade is becoming an official NFL sponsor this fall to teach fans more about its services and increase the chances of its ads being seen.
The European Central Bank cut three key interest rates on Thursday by 0.1% percentage point.
Shares of VeriFone Systems rallied 2.5% in premarket trade Thursday, after the electronic-payments company reported better-than-expected fiscal third-quarter results.
The European Central Bank cut rates to new record lows, and unveiled an asset-buying program, in its bid to avert what would be painful deflation.
U.S. equity futures rose as investors were set to sift through labor-market figures and comments from the head of the Cleveland Federal Reserve Bank.
Chevron Phillips Chemical is selling its high-performance engineering polymer business for $220 million.