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Political consultant says he paid for attack ad on late Missouri Auditor Schweich

Thu, 04/16/2015 - 8:43am
A Missouri political consultant says he personally paid for a radio attack ad on the late state Auditor Tom Schweich during Schweich's bid for governor.
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Brazilian uber-model Gisele Bundchen takes her last stroll down the catwalk in Sao Paulo show

Thu, 04/16/2015 - 8:43am
Gisele Bundchen bid adieu to the catwalk Wednesday night, strutting her stuff at an emotionally charged show in Sao Paulo that she said will be her last stroll down a runway in a 20-year career that has made her a fashion legend.
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Organizers: Proposed NFL stadium for Chargers, Raiders near Los Angeles advances

Thu, 04/16/2015 - 8:39am
A proposed stadium that could become the home of the San Diego Chargers and Oakland Raiders hit an early milestone Wednesday amid rising competition to bring football back to the Los Angeles market.
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Weekly Jobless Claims Unexpectedly Rise

Thu, 04/16/2015 - 8:39am
The number of Americans filing new claims for jobless benefits unexpectedly rose last week, but the underlying trend continued to point to a strengthening labor market.
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Gun rights group files lawsuit over Norman festival's weapons ban, wants to carry firearms

Thu, 04/16/2015 - 8:37am
A decision by organizers of the Norman Music Festival to ban weapons during the upcoming three-day event in the Oklahoma college town prompted a lawsuit Wednesday by a gun rights group whose members want to carry their firearms at the outdoor concert.
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GLAAD study finds studio movies lagging in LGBT roles, but slight improvement in last year

Thu, 04/16/2015 - 8:37am
An annual study by GLAAD has found that Hollywood studios continue to lag in producing films representing gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people, despite a slight improvement over the last year.
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Citigroup's earnings jump 21 percent, helped by lower expenses, beating estimates

Thu, 04/16/2015 - 8:28am
Citigroup said its first-quarter net income rose 21 percent as the company continued to slim down its operations and control expenses.
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Housing Starts Recover in March From February Plunge

Thu, 04/16/2015 - 8:27am
Housing starts rose far less than expected in March, though they recovered from a plunge in February, while permits recorded the biggest drop since last May.
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Citi Profit Jumps as Legal, Restructuring Costs Fall

Thu, 04/16/2015 - 8:07am
The nation's third-largest bank by assets booked a 16% jump in first-quarter profit Thursday as legal and restructuring costs plunged during the period.
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The Real Difference between Prince George and Royal Baby #2 — Millions

Thu, 04/16/2015 - 8:00am
The royal baby craze is back. Well, kind of.  In case you didn’t know—the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are weeks away from having their second child—who’s gender is still unknown.  But, the big question is—how will the media coverage and retail sales compare to their first born?
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Goldman Sachs says 1Q net income rises as businesses improves

Thu, 04/16/2015 - 7:53am
Investment bank Goldman Sachs says its first-quarter net income rose because of strong performances across its businesses.
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Goldman Sachs Results Blow Past First-Quarter Estimates

Thu, 04/16/2015 - 7:23am
The biggest U.S. i-bank reported a 41% rise in 1Q profit, helped by a burst of trading activity when the Swiss central bank removed a cap on the franc.
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Blackstone First-Quarter Earnings Soar on Asset Sales

Thu, 04/16/2015 - 7:20am
Blackstone Group LP, the world's largest alternative asset manager, said on Thursday that its first-quarter profit doubled from a year ago, as strong asset sales generated by its private equity and real estate units generated record cash.
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Philip Morris beats 1Q net income and revenue expectations

Thu, 04/16/2015 - 7:19am
Philip Morris International Inc. (PM) on Thursday reported first-quarter profit of $1.8 billion.
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Blackstone's Profit And Revenue Rise Sharply, Beat Expectations

Thu, 04/16/2015 - 7:17am
Blackstone Group shares rose 2.8% in premarket trade Thursday, after the investment manager reported first-quarter profit and revenue that rose above expectations.
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Philip Morris Beats Profit, Sales Estimates And Raises Outlook

Thu, 04/16/2015 - 7:14am
Philip Morris International Inc. said Thursday it had net income of $1.795 billion, or $1.16 a share, in the first quarter, down from $1.875 billion, or $1.18 a share, in the year-earlier period.
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OPEC: Booming Growth in U.S. Supplies Ending

Thu, 04/16/2015 - 7:06am
The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries said Thursday in a closely-watched monthly market report that it expects booming growth in U.S. oil supplies to come to an end this year amid a significant cutback in the number of drilling rigs.
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U.S. Equity Futures Fall with Data on Tap

Thu, 04/16/2015 - 6:59am
U.S. stock-index futures continued trading in negative territory Thursday as investors digested a big first-quarter earnings beat from Goldman Sachs and Citigroup, and awaited a slew of American economic data.
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Bernanke Signs On As Advisor At Citadel: NYT

Thu, 04/16/2015 - 6:50am
Ben Bernanke, former chairman of the U.S. Federal Reserve, plans to work with Citadel Investment Group as a senior advisor, The
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Applications for US unemployment applications likely were flat last week

Thu, 04/16/2015 - 6:33am
The U.S. Labor Department reports on the number of people who applied for unemployment benefits last week at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Thursday.
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