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U.S. stocks are rising Thursday morning after Europe's central bank announced a plan aimed at reviving that region's struggling economy.
Royal Bank of Canada plans to boost its services for wealthy clients by paying about $5.4 billion in cash and stock to buy U.S.-based City National Corp.
Southwest Airlines Co.'s fourth-quarter net income slipped 10 percent due to the effect of fuel-hedging contracts that lost value as oil prices tumbled, but the company's results beat Wall Street expectations.
United Airlines' fourth-quarter profit fell 80 percent due to severance costs and contracts that lost value as oil prices tumbled.
Family Dollar shareholders have voted to approve a takeover bid from rival Dollar Tree.
Cadillac wants about 700 smaller dealers in the U.S. to create "boutique" stores that focus on the luxury brand.
Several fired McDonald's employees who say they were subject to racial discrimination and sexual harassment have sued the fast-food chain's corporate parent, which they say controls nearly every aspect of how franchisees operate.
Verizon Communications Inc. on Thursday reported a fourth-quarter loss of $2.23 billion, hurt by pension and severance costs.
U.S. crude oil markets traded to the downside Thursday after the European Central Bank said it would start buying government bonds, a move that could push the dollar to new highs and put downward pressure on commodities.
Activist investor Carl Icahn has nominated two people to the board of USA Today publisher Gannett Co.
Activist investor Carl Icahn nominated two directors to USA Today publisher Gannett Co Inc's board and pushed for changes in the company's corporate governance practices.
New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick said Thursday that he has never had a conversation with a player or staff member about the air pressure in game balls, and further could not even specifically recall ever having touched a game ball.
Family Dollar Stores Inc. said Thursday that a majority of its shareholders have voted in favor of its merger with Dollar Tree Inc.
The euro hit $1.1465, its lowest level since March 2003, after European Central Bank President Mario Draghi said the central bank would start buying 60 billion euros, about $68 billion, in eurozone government bonds every month through September 2016.
Family Dollar Stores Inc's shareholders approved the discount retailer's deal to be bought by Dollar Tree Inc, effectively putting Dollar General Corp out of the race to buy the company.
The U.S. stock market opened higher on Thursday as investors welcomed the European Central Bank's long-awaited announcement of monetary stimulus program to revive slumping eurozone economy.
The Spanish 10-year bond yield hit an all-time low Thursday after European Central Bank President Mario Draghi's announcement that the central bank will buy 60 billion euros worth of eurozone government debt every month, from March through September 2016.
European Central Bank President Mario Draghi on Thursday announced the central bank is launching an "expanded asset purchase program" with combined monthly purchases of 60 billion euros, starting in March and running through at least the end of September 2016.
While all the markets await the European Central Bank (ECB) decision on QE, already markets are taking risk off the table as the ECB leaked at least the amount of the asset purchases.
Shares of Southwest Airlines ran up 3.8% in premarket trade Thursday, after the air carrier reported better-than-expected fourth-quarter results, boosted by increased passenger traffic and a sharp drop in fuel costs.