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Medtronic Inc on Tuesday reported first-quarter earnings that exceeded analyst expectations on stronger U.S. sales of its medical devices.
The top global miner will spin off a roughly $16 billion company to shareholders, offloading assets it acquired in its 2001 merger, to focus on its strongest unit.
The world's largest home improvement chain posted better-than-expected same-store sales as customers spent more time on home repairs.
Shares of Dick's Sporting Goods ran up 6.2% in premarket trade Tuesday after the sporting goods retailer reported better-than-expected fiscal-second quarter profit.
Kale has crept out of salads and juicers into beauty products from niche and mainstream sellers.
Equity futures were higher as investors awaited data expected to show slowing inflation and faster home building.
Private equity firm KPS Capital Partners plans to sell automotive industry supplier Waupaca Foundry Inc. to Japan's Hitachi Metals Ltd. for $1.3 billion in cash.
Elizabeth Arden Inc. shares slumped more than 8% in premarket trade Tuesday, after the cosmetics company reported weaker-than-expected profit and sales for its fiscal fourth quarter, and warned of more headwinds in fiscal 2015.
Medtronic Inc. reported early Tuesday fiscal first-quarter profit of $871 million, or 87 cents a share, down from $953 million, or 93 cents a share in the year-earlier period.
Brita is recalling approximately 242,500 children's water filter bottles due to a possible laceration hazard.
The NFL has hired Peter O'Reilly as senior vice president of events.
Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson says he will play a role in an upcoming DC Comics movie adaption but has yet to decide between superhero Shazam and his arch-nemesis Black Adam.
A Japanese auto parts supplier, NSK, says it has been fined by Chinese anti-monopoly regulators in a growing investigation of the industry.
A former Marine who wasn't allowed into an amusement park because he was wearing a shirt with a red, white and blue rifle pictured on it has been given an apology.
Two influential NFL voices — including CBS lead analyst Phil Simms, who will handle Washington's Week 4 game — said Monday they likely won't use the term "Redskins" when discussing the franchise.
Willie Nelson and Neil Young will headline a concert next month in a Nebraska cornfield organized by opponents of a proposed pipeline that would carry oil from Canada south to the Gulf Coast.
The House Ethics Committee said Monday it will continue investigating a Wisconsin congressman's stock dealings following a media report that that raised questions about his portfolio.
The Labor Department reports on U.S. consumer prices in July.
Home Depot Inc. (HD) on Tuesday reported profit that increased by 14 percent in its fiscal second quarter, and topped analysts' expectations.
Home Depot Inc. on Tuesday said second-quarter net earnings were $2.05 billion, or $1.52 a share, up 14% from $1.8 billion, or $1.24 a share, in the same period a year ago.