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Top 10 Nasdaq-traded stocks posting largest volume increases

Wed, 12/10/2014 - 6:21pm
A look at the 10 biggest volume gainers on Nasdaq at the close of trading: Air T Inc. : Approximately 131,000 shares changed hands, a 943.2 percent increase over its 65-day average volume.
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Walgreen CEO to Retire After Alliance Boots Deal Closes

Wed, 12/10/2014 - 5:55pm
Walgreen Co. said Chief Executive Greg Wasson plans to retire after the drug-store chain's acquisition of the remaining 55% stake in Alliance Boots GmbH that it doesn't already own.
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Professional services company with delivery centers in major cities expands operation in Fargo

Wed, 12/10/2014 - 5:34pm
The leader of a global professional support services company that has delivery centers in major cities such as Mumbai, London and New York says many customers prefer outsourcing their business to Fargo.
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Little Caesars plans to expand headquarters campus continues growth in, near downtown Detroit

Wed, 12/10/2014 - 5:34pm
Little Caesars pizza is expanding its headquarters in downtown Detroit with an eight-story resource center, it announced Wednesday.
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Former MIT professor, son plead guilty in hedge fund scam that cost investors $140M

Wed, 12/10/2014 - 5:17pm
A former Massachusetts Institute of Technology professor and his son who ran hedge funds have pleaded guilty to securities fraud charges that federal prosecutors say cost their investors $140 million.
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Falling Oil Ignites Broad Selloff

Wed, 12/10/2014 - 5:16pm
It was red across the board as oil prices continued to fall after crude stockpiles, which according to the EIA were expected to fall by 2.7 million barrels, instead posted a surprise gain of 1.45 million barrels.  Combined with OPEC’s cut in its 2015 demand forecast, oil prices fell to five year lows and dragged all ten equity sectors to losses as well with the S&P 500 Energy sector being the hardest hit down 3.08%.
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How the Dow Jones industrial average and other major indexes fared Wednesday

Wed, 12/10/2014 - 5:13pm
Stocks closed sharply lower on Wednesday as another plunge in the price of oil dragged down the energy sector.
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Wal-Mart Stores Names Judith McKenna as U.S. COO

Wed, 12/10/2014 - 5:01pm
Wal-Mart Stores named Judith McKenna chief operating officer of Walmart U.S. as the company looks to boost small format stores and ecommerce growth.
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Walgreen says CEO Greg Wasson will retire when acquisition of UK's Alliance Boots closes

Wed, 12/10/2014 - 4:49pm
Walgreen says President and CEO Greg Wasson will retire after the drugstore chain completes its merger with health and beauty retailer Alliance Boots.
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Chevron, Yum Brands, Broadcom, JetBlue and Vera Bradley are big market movers

Wed, 12/10/2014 - 4:49pm
Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Wednesday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market: NYSE Chevron Corp., down $2.15 to $104.86 The energy company and its competitors continue to feel the pressure from low crude oil prices.
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Obama administration reports 600k got health insurance last week through HealthCare.gov

Wed, 12/10/2014 - 4:37pm
The Obama administration says sign-ups picked up last week under the president's health care law.
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Slumping oil price drags energy stocks lower, and the rest of the market down with it

Wed, 12/10/2014 - 4:20pm
Stocks are closing sharply slower as another plunge in the price of oil dragged down the energy sector.
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Primary care doctors treating Medicaid patients face steep cuts as program keeps expanding

Wed, 12/10/2014 - 4:03pm
A new study says primary care doctors seeing low-income patients face a steep cut in Medicaid fees next year when a temporary program in President Barack Obama's health care law expires.
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Budget deal leaves major climate plans intact, but previews wish list of new Congress

Wed, 12/10/2014 - 4:03pm
A congressional deal to finance the government leaves largely intact President Barack Obama's plans on global warming — at least until Republicans take control of Congress next month.
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Railroad to pay $625,000 in 2008 derailment that caused oil spill in Mississippi River

Wed, 12/10/2014 - 4:03pm
A railroad has agreed to pay $625,000 to settle allegations that it failed to adequately clean up a 2008 oil spill that damaged the shoreline and aquatic life in the Mississippi River between Iowa and Wisconsin.
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Spotify's Top 10 most streamed tracks

Wed, 12/10/2014 - 4:03pm
The following list represents the most streamed tracks on Spotify, based on the number of people who shared it divided by the number who listened to it, from Monday, Dec. 2 to Sunday Dec. 7 via Facebook, Tumblr, Twitter and Spotify.
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Argentina's YPF and Petronas of Malaysia sign $550M deal to develop Patagonia shale oil field

Wed, 12/10/2014 - 4:01pm
Argentina's state-run energy company YPF SA has signed a deal with Malaysia's Petronas to develop massive deposits of shale oil and gas in Patagonia.
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HealthCare.gov Sign-Ups Grow in Week 3 of 2015 Enrollment: Gov't

Wed, 12/10/2014 - 3:58pm
The U.S. government said on Wednesday that 618,548 individuals selected a 2015 health plan on HealthCare.Gov during the week of Nov. 29 to Dec. 5, of which 48 percent were consumers who had not previously purchased this insurance.
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Hitting the road for the holidays? Some of the do's and don'ts of renting a car

Wed, 12/10/2014 - 3:55pm
Heading home for the holidays can come with a hefty price tag.
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Spotify's Top 10 most viral tracks

Wed, 12/10/2014 - 3:36pm
The following list represents the most viral tracks on Spotify, based on the number of people who shared it divided by the number who listened to it, from Monday, Dec. 2 to Sunday, Dec. 7 via Facebook, Tumblr, Twitter and Spotify.
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