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Billionaire Warren Buffett's company has revealed a new stake in Charter Communications and made several other tweaks to its $108 billion U.S. stock portfolio.
Banana distributor Chiquita Brands says it is rejecting the $611 million buyout offer from investment firm Safra Group and the Brazilian agribusiness and juice company Cutrale Group.
Shares of Monster Beverage soared 21% in after-hours trade Thursday after the energy drink maker said Coca-Cola will acquire a 17% ownership stake in the company as part of a new long-term partnership agreement.
Better corporate earnings helped nudge the stock market higher on Thursday in one of the quietest sessions this year.
State regulators voted Thursday to penalize Southern California Edison $24.5 million for safety violations uncovered after a 2011 windstorm left 440,000 customers without lights and a power line failure electrocuted three family members.
The back-to-school shopping season is off to a promising start, but retailers may be sacrificing profit for sales.
Rhode Island's unemployment rate fell slightly to 7.7 percent in July, down two-tenths of a percentage point from June, when it was tied with Mississippi as having the highest unemployment rate in the nation, according to new numbers released by the state Department of Labor and Training on Thursday.
Crude oil prices fell more than $2 a barrel on both sides of the Atlantic on Thursday, sunk by weak economic data hinting at softening oil demand and by ample supplies.
Chip-equipment maker Applied Materials reported a 14.7 percent rise in quarterly revenue as contract chip manufacturers spend more on technology used to make smartphone and memory chips.
If bonds start to tumble, should I sell my bond mutual fund? It's a question investors are asking as expectations rise for a more volatile bond market.
The beleaguered department store reported a narrower loss for its second quarter that beat Wall Street expectations. Sales were also up.
The U.S. stock market is closing slightly higher following some strong corporate earnings.
Developing: Rising corporate earnings helped push the U.S. stock market higher Thursday. And Berkshire Hathaway crossed another milestone, trading above $200,000 a share for the first time.
U.S. auto loans jumped to the highest level in eight years this spring, fueled by a big increase in lending to risky borrowers, according to a report Thursday by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.
A Florida man was sentenced Thursday to five years in federal prison for his role in an overseas loan scam that cost 47 investors on four continents more than $3.9 million.
General Electric confirmed that it is considering the sale of its historic appliance division, part of its effort to focus on selling more complex and profitable industrial equipment.
Grain futures were higher on the Chicago Board of Trade.
A former manager of a south Georgia peanut processing plant blamed for a deadly salmonella outbreak lied to federal investigators to protect the company he worked for but decided to come clean after realizing how many people had been sickened, he testified Thursday.
California home sales declined in July compared to the same time last year as buyers struggled to find something they could afford in the tight market, a research firm said Thursday.