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Select Comfort Corp. (SCSS) on Wednesday reported profit that decreased by 15 percent in its second quarter, and beat analysts' expectations.
EBay Inc. (EBAY) on Wednesday reported earnings that rose by 5.6 percent in its second quarter, and topped analysts' expectations.
The same federal scientist who uncovered forgotten vials of smallpox earlier this month also found over 300 undocumented vials at the same lab, according to the Food and Drug Administration.
Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Wednesday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market: NYSE Time Warner Inc. (TWX), up $12.12 to $83.13 The media and entertainment company said it rejected a takeover bid from Rupert Murdoch's Twenty-First Century Fox Inc.
Corn and soybean futures are ending higher, reversing course after several weeks of losses.
Stocks are closing higher following strong earnings results and deal news from big U.S. companies.
KFC parent Yum Brands on Wednesday said 2Q sales at established restaurants in China, its No. 1 market, jumped 15% as it recovers from a food safety scare last year.
Nelson Peltz of Trian Fund Management said Wednesday that he has not given up on trying to get PepsiCo.
Developing: The ecommerce giant posted better-than-expected second quarter profits, but its expectations for the current quarter came in shy of estimates. Shares of eBay fell in extended trading.
Developing: Wall Street ended the day at a fresh high as investors cheered earnings and welcomed the latest batch corporate deal news.
Grain futures were higher Wednesday on the Chicago Board of Trade.
In an awkward attempt to placate detractors that feel like the stock market has rallied too far, too fast, Janet Yellen threw two of the most volatile sectors in the stock market under the bus. It was almost surreal. But it happened. However, will it work?
21st Century Fox wants more sports and binge-watching muscle, and the media giant hopes to acquire Time Warner to get it.
BlackBerry shares are dropping after details emerged of a partnership between two of the world's biggest technology companies — Apple and IBM — that will cater to business customers.
Washington state officials said Wednesday that the state's unemployment rate fell to 5.8 percent last month, the lowest it has been in six years.
A look at the 10 biggest percentage gainers on New York Stock Exchange at 1 p.m.: Time Warner Inc. rose 16.6 percent to $82.81.
A look at the 10 biggest percentage decliners on New York Stock Exchange at 1 p.m.: Bio Amber Inc. fell 15.8 percent to $11.96.
A look at New York Stock Exchange 10 most-active stocks at 1 p.m.: AbbVie fell .6 percent to $53.14 with 13,607,100 shares traded.
A look at Nasdaq 10 most-active stocks at 1 p.m.: Apple Inc. rose 1.0 percent to $96.26 with 29,512,200 shares traded.
Shares of some top supermarkets companies are mixed at 1 p.m.: Kroger fell $.03 or .1 percent, to $49.30.