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U.S. Stocks Edge Higher; McDonald's, Coke Both Jump

Wed, 04/22/2015 - 9:36am
U.S. stocks rose at the open Wednesday, helped by Dow components McDonald's and Coca-Cola posting adjusted quarterly profit that topped expectations.
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Military Operations Halted

Wed, 04/22/2015 - 9:33am
Oil prices broke hard after the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen ended its "Operation Decisive Storm" in favor of what they are calling "Operation Renewal of Hope" that will focus on trying to find a political solution to the threat from Yemen.
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EU Commission wants member nations to rule whether to ban genetically modified crops

Wed, 04/22/2015 - 9:28am
The European Union has started legislative work that would allow individual nations to ban the imports of genetically modified crops even if approved by the food safety authority of the 28-nation bloc.
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Connecticut-based Frontier Communications to add 350 jobs in Rochester area over next 3 years

Wed, 04/22/2015 - 9:16am
Frontier Communications says it plans to add as many as 350 new jobs over the next three years at its suburban Rochester call center.
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GoDaddy Buys 200,000 Domain Names From Marchex

Wed, 04/22/2015 - 8:52am
GoDaddy announced plans to acquire Marchex's entire domain portfolio business of 200,000 domain names for $28.1 million in cash.
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Microsoft Bolsters Security To Cloud, Microsoft 365

Wed, 04/22/2015 - 8:34am
Microsoft has bolstered the security features of its commercial Office 365 products with more powerful encryption capabilities.
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U.K. Trader Accused of 'Flash Crash' Role Opposes Extradition to U.S.

Wed, 04/22/2015 - 8:31am
A British futures trader accused by U.S. authorities of an illegal role in the Wall Street "flash crash" that briefly wiped out nearly $1 trillion in market value five years ago, told a London court on Wednesday he opposed being extradited to the United States.
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Swiss Franc Weakens As Central Bank Eliminates Negative Interest-rate Exemptions

Wed, 04/22/2015 - 8:28am
The Swiss franc weakened against the euro and the U.S. dollar Wednesday after the Swiss National Bank eliminated exemptions from the country's negative interest rates for public accounts, including the central bank's pension fund.
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Six Flags Beats First Quarter Earnings Expectations

Wed, 04/22/2015 - 8:28am
Six Flags Entertainment Corp. beat first quarter earnings expectations Wednesday.
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Watchmaker Timex says it's time to close its Connecticut museum

Wed, 04/22/2015 - 8:21am
Watchmaker Timex says it's time to close its museum in Waterbury, Connecticut.
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Six Flags reports first-quarter loss but tops expectations

Wed, 04/22/2015 - 8:17am
Six Flags Entertainment Corp. (SIX) on Wednesday reported a loss of $70.3 million in its first quarter.
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McDonald's tops 1Q net income expectations, misses revenue forecasts

Wed, 04/22/2015 - 8:13am
McDonald's Corp. (MCD) on Wednesday reported first-quarter earnings of $811.5 million.
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McDonald's Revenue Matches Expectations, But Same-store Sales Miss

Wed, 04/22/2015 - 8:13am
Fast food behemoth McDonald's Corp. reported a first-quarter net profit that fell to $811.5 million, or 84 cents a share, from $1.2 billion, or $1.21 a share, in the year-earlier period.
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UK futures trader accused in Wall Street flash crash contests extradition to US court

Wed, 04/22/2015 - 8:02am
A U.K. trader is contesting extradition to the United States to face charges of being a key figure in bringing about the 2010 "flash crash" — when the Dow Jones Industrial Average plunged 600 points in five minutes.
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McDonald’s Earnings Miss Estimates in the First Quarter

Wed, 04/22/2015 - 7:55am
The world's biggest burger chain reported an 11% fall in revenue as it fights to recover from food scandals in China and Japan and faces tough competition at home.
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Accused 'flash Crash' Londoner To Fight Extradition

Wed, 04/22/2015 - 7:55am
The British day trader accused of order manipulation believed to have caused the 2010 "flash crash" has said he will resist extradition to the U.S., media reports said Wednesday.
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Coca-Cola tops 1Q profit and revenue expectations

Wed, 04/22/2015 - 7:49am
Coca-Cola Co. (KO) on Wednesday reported first-quarter earnings of $1.56 billion.
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Boeing beats 1Q net income expectations, misses revenue forecasts

Wed, 04/22/2015 - 7:48am
Boeing Co. (BA) on Wednesday reported first-quarter earnings of $1.34 billion.
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St. Jude beats 1Q net income and revenue expectations

Wed, 04/22/2015 - 7:46am
St. Jude Medical Inc. (STJ) on Wednesday reported first-quarter net income of $262 million.
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Chipotle shares sink in premarket trading as pork shortage dampens sales growth

Wed, 04/22/2015 - 7:42am
Concerns over a shortage of pork drove shares of Chipotle lower before the opening bell Wednesday.
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