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Fort Hood On Lockdown After Reported Shooting

Wed, 04/02/2014 - 6:25pm
The U.S. Army base at Fort Hood, Texas has been put on lockdown late Wednesday after reports of a shooting.
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Alibaba IPO Architect Lays Out E-Commerce Empire Blueprint

Wed, 04/02/2014 - 5:46pm
Alibaba, the world's biggest e-commerce company, changed how China shops. Now the man driving its blockbuster U.S. stock sale wants to transform the rest of the country's services industry, adding new users to the giant's 300 million customers.
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Fed's Bullard: Winter Has 'Severely' Affected Midwest

Wed, 04/02/2014 - 5:43pm
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis President James Bullard said Wednesday the unusually harsh winter has "severely" affected Midwestern industries, and that impact will likely be reflected in economic data for several months.
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Plug Power Buys Washington-based Fuel Cell Firm

Wed, 04/02/2014 - 5:07pm
Fuel-cell supplier Plug Power Inc. said Wednesday it bought the assets of fuel cell developer ReliOn Inc., expanding into the backup fuel-cell market.
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Gold Jumps 1%, Most in Three Weeks, Ahead Of U.S. Jobs Data

Wed, 04/02/2014 - 4:53pm
Gold rose about 1% on Wednesday, its largest gain in three weeks, on bargain hunting in the precious metal after two straight days of losses, traders said.
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Venture-Backed IPOs Hit a Five-Year High in the 1Q

Wed, 04/02/2014 - 4:51pm
Underscoring investor appetite for start-ups, venture-capital backed companies held 36 initial public offerings in the first quarter, more than any quarter for at least five years.
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Oil Futures Dip on Continued Demand Concerns

Wed, 04/02/2014 - 4:43pm
Oil prices declined Wednesday as a drop in U.S. supply failed to erase traders' fears about sluggish demand.
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CACI Shares Drop As Full-year Outlook Cut

Wed, 04/02/2014 - 4:40pm
CACI International Inc. shares fell in the extended session Wednesday after the government IT contractor cut its outlook for the year.
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S&P 500 At Record Close

Wed, 04/02/2014 - 4:08pm
The U.S. stock market ended a choppy session moderately higher on Wednesday, with the S&P 500 closing at a record.
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Microsoft to offer Windows for free on phones, tablets

Wed, 04/02/2014 - 3:55pm
Microsoft Corp is to give away its Windows operating system to makers of smartphones and small tablets as it seeks to make more of an impact on those fast-growing markets and counter the massive success of Google Inc's free Android platform.
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Controversy Over High-Frequency Trading Is Hardly New

Wed, 04/02/2014 - 3:26pm
Like any significant technological innovation, high-frequency stock trading has had a polarizing effect on the industry it has changed forever.
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The Pay Gap Is Alive and Well — and Hurting Women

Wed, 04/02/2014 - 3:03pm
The pay gap exists; women make less than men.
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J.P. Morgan Head Of Commodities Masters Exits Firm

Wed, 04/02/2014 - 2:54pm
J.P. Morgan Chase & Co.'s head of commodities, Blythe Masters, is leaving the bank after 27 years, after the sale of the firm's physical commodities unit.
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Oil Logs Three Sessions Of Declines In a Row

Wed, 04/02/2014 - 2:41pm
Oil futures fell on Wednesday for a third-straight session, as traders assessed an unexpected drop in weekly crude inventories that the market attributed to the recent, temporary closure of the Houston Ship Channel.
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Feds Warn Banks of Cyber Attacks on ATMs

Wed, 04/02/2014 - 2:09pm
The Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council is sounding the alarm to banks about rising cyber-attacks on their websites and their cash machines.
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Gold Futures End Higher, Halt Five-session Decline

Wed, 04/02/2014 - 1:51pm
Gold futures climbed on Wednesday, putting an end to five-straight sessions of losses as traders placed their bets ahead of the monthly U.S. jobs report due at the end of the week.
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Small-business Jobs Creation Edges Up In March: NFIB

Wed, 04/02/2014 - 1:12pm
The number of workers added per small-business firm in March edged up to mark the sixth straight gain, the National Federation of Independent Business said Wednesday.
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Lockhart: First Hike Shouldn't Come Until H2 2015

Wed, 04/02/2014 - 12:54pm
The first rate hike is not likely to be warranted until at least the last half of next year, Atlanta Fed President Dennis Lockhart said Wednesday.
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Investors Pulled $15.5 Bln From Pimco Last Quarter

Wed, 04/02/2014 - 12:27pm
Pimco funds suffered $15.5 billion in investor outflows last quarter, including $7.3 billion last month alone, according to Morningstar data released Wednesday.
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CEO Barra says GM's probe of faulty switches to take 45-60 days

Wed, 04/02/2014 - 12:14pm
General Motors CEO Mary Barra told a Senate committee on Wednesday that the company hoped to complete its internal investigation into the use of faulty ignition switches in 45 to 60 days.
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