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Department store operator Kohl's Corp reported lower-than-expected quarterly sales and profit as comparable-store sales declined more than the company's own estimate and costs rose.
Toymaker Hasbro Inc (NASDAW:HAS) is in talks to buy Hollywood studio DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc (NASDAQ:DWA), the New York Times reported, citing people briefed on the matter.
Procter & Gamble said on Thursday that it will record a non-cash charge of about 28 cents a share in the current quarter, following its agreement to sell its Duracell battery business to Berkshire Hathaway .
U.S. equity futures were higher as investors braced for weekly jobless claims and focused on earnings, but analysts continue to voice concerns of a potential market correction.
Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway announced an agreement to buy Procter & Gamble's Duracell battery business, in a deal expected to close in the second half of 2015.
Chinese leaders pledged for the first time to cap the country's decades-long growth of greenhouse gas emissions.
More people sought U.S. unemployment benefits last week, but the increase wasn't sharp enough to disrupt the job market's positive momentum.
Viacom reported on Thursday fiscal fourth-quarter net profit of $732 million, or $1.72 a share, compared with earnings of $804 million, or $1.68 a share, in the year-earlier period, as the weighted average number of diluted shares outstanding declined 11%.
Target Corp. has acquired a Pittsburgh company that says its software platform brings "an Amazon-like shopping experience" to in-store customers.
The Treasury Department releases a report on the federal budget for October.
Shares of DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc. are soaring in Thursday premarket trading following a media report that toy company Hasbro is in discussions to buy the studio.
A group of Yellowstone National Park bison is due to finally arrive at a permanent home on a northeastern Montana American Indian reservation on Thursday, almost a decade after they were captured and spared from slaughter.
The family of a woman murdered while vacationing in Mexico wants CBS not to air a prison diary made by the man accused of the crime for fear it will make him a sympathetic figure.
Extremely rare portraits by Andy Warhol of Hollywood superstars Elvis Presley and Marlon Brando were among the highlights at a record-breaking auction of postwar and contemporary art on Wednesday.
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (WMT) on Thursday reported earnings of $3.71 billion, or $1.15 per share, in its fiscal third quarter.
Country star Jason Aldean pulled one of the year's hottest country albums — his latest record, "Old Boots, New Dirt," — off the music streaming service Spotify because he said he wants songwriters, publishers, producers and engineers to get fairly compensated.
The U.S. Labor Department reports on the number of people who applied for unemployment benefits last week.
Growth in U.K. house prices slowed to the lowest level since May 2013 in October, as buyer demand slipped for a fourth straight month, according to the RICS U.K. residential market survey released on Thursday.
MADRID (Marketwatch) -- Unemployment that's too high and inflation that's too low mean it's "still premature" to raise U.S. interest rates, said New York Federal Reserve President William Dudley on Thursday.
Global stocks were mostly higher Thursday after Japan reported a surprise rise in machinery orders as investors looked ahead to the latest U.S. employment and retail sales data.