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SunPower, the second-largest U.S. solar panel maker, reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit, helped by strong demand from utilities for power from its solar plants.
U.S. single-family home prices rose in December, led by strong increases in the western half of the United States, a closely watched survey said on Tuesday.
House prices edged up 0.1% in December to take the year-on-year change to 4.5% -- or put another way, twice the rate of inflation, according to the S&P/Case-Shiller 20-city composite released Tuesday.
U.S. stock indexes are drifting between small gains and losses in early trading as investors continue to watch for news from Greece and the Federal Reserve.
JPMorgan Chase said on Tuesday it is aiming to save around $1.4 billion in annual expenses by cutting costs and simplifying businesses mainly in its consumer- and investment-banking units.
Department store chain Macy's reported a less-than 2 percent rise in sales in the holiday shopping quarter, falling short of analysts' estimates.
House Speaker John Boehner (BAY'-nur) says Congress is sending President Barack Obama legislation to build the Keystone XL pipeline on Tuesday.
Restaurant servers, hotel housekeepers and other tipped workers in New York state will soon make $7.50 an hour before tips.
Brent crude oil reversed early losses to trade back above $59 a barrel on Tuesday as Libya's largest oilfield stopped production, and as traders awaited U.S. oil inventory data to see whether it would show another large increase.
Macy's Inc. said Tuesday it had net earnings of $793 million, or $2.26 a share, in the fourth quarter, compared with $811 million, or $2.16 a share, in the year-earlier period.
U.S. stock index futures were little changed on Tuesday, with the Dow and S&P 500 holding near record levels ahead of testimony by Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen and a flurry of economic data.
Gold slid below $1,200 an ounce on Tuesday as relief that Greece had submitted reform plans to its international partners boosted appetite for assets viewed as higher-risk, such as stocks
Comcast Corp, the largest U.S. cable operator, posted fourth-quarter revenue that marginally beat estimates as the company added new video and high-speed internet customers.
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen begins two days of testimony Tuesday before Congress and the goal of the politicians will be to glean from Yellen some as-yet ungleaned clue as to the when the central bank plans to raise interest rates.
Office supply retailer Office Depot Inc's quarterly sales rose nearly 10 percent, helped by the acquisition of OfficeMax.
Home Depot, the world's No.1 home improvement chain, reported a better-than-expected rise in quarterly same-store sales said it would buy back $18 billion of its shares.
Pinnacle Foods said Tuesday it had net profit of $36.1 million, or 31 cents a share, in the fourth quarter, down from $55.7 million, or 48 cents a share, in the year-earlier period.
The share of Americans without health insurance dropped to its lowest level in seven years in 2014 as President Barack Obama's overhaul took full effect, according to an extensive survey released Tuesday.
Shares of Office Depot Inc. rose 1.8% in premarket trade Tuesday, as the office supply retailer beat fourth-quater profit expectations, but came up a bit short on sales.
The Conference Board releases its February index on U.S. consumer confidence Tuesday at 10 a.m. Eastern.