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Home Depot Says Cyber Attack Put About 56 Million Payment Cards At Risk

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 5:00pm
The Home Depot said Thursday it has eliminated the malware used in a recent data breach at its U.S. and Canadian operations, and said the hackers put about 56 million payment cards at risk.
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McDonald's Boosts Dividend by 5%

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 4:56pm
McDonald's says it's raising its quarterly dividend by 5 percent to 85 cents per share.
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JetBlue Shares Rally After CEO Succession Plan Announced

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 4:51pm
Shares of JetBlue Airways rallied 5.3% in after-hours trade Thursday, after the air carrier said Jeff Barger will step down as chief executive officer, effective Feb. 15, 2015.
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McDonald's boosts dividend by 5 percent to 85 cents per share

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 4:47pm
McDonald's says it's raising its quarterly dividend by 5 percent to 85 cents per share.
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Stocks Gain Steam on the Fed, Jobs Data

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 4:46pm
U.S. markets saw another day in the green and added to Wednesday’s gains following the Fed statement that interest rates would remain low.  While August housing starts came in below projections, weekly initial jobless claims were lower than economists had estimated, which fueled stock momentum.
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McDonald's Raises Quarterly Dividend By 5% To 85 Cents a Share

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 4:36pm
McDonald's Corp. said Thursday it's raising its quarterly dividend by 5% to 85 cents a share.
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Clorox Names Benno Dorer CEO Effective Nov. 20

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 4:30pm
The Clorox Company said it is promoting Chief Operating Officer Benno Dorer to chief executive officer, effective Nov. 20.
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Red Hat Beats Profit, Sales Expectations, But Shares Fall

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 4:25pm
Shares of Red Hat fell 2.2% in after-hours trade Thursday, extending a recent pullback from 14-year highs, although the software company beat fiscal second-quarter profit and sales forecasts.
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Oracle CEO Larry Ellison Steps Down, Company Posts Fiscal 1Q Miss

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 4:08pm
Developing: Oracle's CEO Larry Ellison will step down. Safra Catz and Mark Hurd will assume the role as co-CEOs. Oracle posted fiscal 1Q earnings per share of 62 cents on revenues of $8.6 billion, missing views.
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The Dow Posts a Third Straight Record Close

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 4:03pm
Developing: Stocks continued to rally after the Fed suggested it will take its time raising interest rates. Meanwhile, consumer prices posted their first monthly gain in over a year, and August housing starts fell more than expected.
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Yahoo Slides Ahead Of Alibaba IPO Pricing

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 3:39pm
Shares of Yahoo Inc. retreated Thursday ahead of the expected pricing of Alibaba's initial public offering.
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Chevron CEO: Future Investments in Scotland May Be Affected by Vote

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 3:27pm
Chevron CEO John Watson said the company will continue to do business in Scotland regardless of the vote’s outcome – but future investments will be determined by the fiscal environment in Scotland.
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‘Braveheart’ Actor: Vote ‘Yes’ for Scotland’s Independence

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 2:28pm
Actor Brian Cox says the British political system is broken – and has been for a long time.
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Russia's Medvedev: Western Sanctions Taking their Toll

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 1:26pm
Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev acknowledged Thursday that Western sanctions against Russia are taking their toll on the country's economy.
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Ireland Economy Grows 7.7%, Leads Eurozone

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 12:59pm
Ireland's economy is growing at a rapid pace last experienced at the tail-end of the Celtic Tiger boom, government statisticians reported Thursday as economists declared that the country's debt crisis was dead and buried.
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Alibaba IPO Poses More Than the Usual Risks To Retail Investors

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 12:55pm
The likelihood of a big early bump in Alibaba's stock price after it debut's Friday should scare off any and all retail investors.
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PepsiCo CEO Decries NFL Scandals, Backs Goodell

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 12:55pm
PepsiCo's CEO Indra Nooyi has made a double-edged statement on the NFL's problems handling domestic violence, calling some players' behavior "repugnant" but saying that Commissioner Roger Goodell is "a man of integrity."
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Google, Mercedes, Audi Get California Permits for Self-Driving Cars

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 12:32pm
California issued its first 29 permits this week to three companies to test self-driving cars on public roads, state officials said on Thursday.
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BMW i8 Offers High Performance in Hybrid

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 12:08pm
BMW hopes the combination of performance capabilities and an electric motor will give the new i8 hybrid an edge over competitors.
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Household Net Worth Up $1.4 Trillion In Second Quarter

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 12:00pm
U.S. households and nonprofits added $1.4 trillion in net worth in the second quarter due to continued higher prices for stocks and real estate, according to Federal Reserve data released Thursday The gain in net worth to $81.5 trillion was driven by a $1 trillion rise in corporate equities and a $230 billion gain in the value of real estate.
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