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Hooker Furniture posts profit of $2.3 million in second quarter

Wed, 09/10/2014 - 2:06pm
Hooker Furniture Corp. (HOFT) on Wednesday reported net income of $2.3 million, or 21 cents per share, in its fiscal second quarter.
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Gold Retreats As Stock Market Turns Higher

Wed, 09/10/2014 - 1:51pm
Gold futures reversed earlier gains and retreated Wednesday as the stock market moved higher.
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Wal-Mart Will Sell IPhone 6 For $179

Wed, 09/10/2014 - 1:41pm
Wal-Mart will sell the 16-gigabyte iPhone 6 for $179 on a two-year contract with Verizon, AT&T or Sprint.
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Washington state names new head of state ferry division; first woman appointed to position

Wed, 09/10/2014 - 1:39pm
Washington state officials on Wednesday named a new head of the state ferry system, which is emerging from a tough summer.
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Supermarkets companies shares up at 1 p.m.

Wed, 09/10/2014 - 1:21pm
Shares of some top supermarkets companies are up at 1 p.m.: Kroger rose $.07 or .1 percent, to $51.81.
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Pharmaceuticals companies shares up at 1 p.m.

Wed, 09/10/2014 - 1:21pm
Shares of some top pharmaceuticals companies are up at 1 p.m.: Baxter International Inc. rose $.84 or 1.1 percent, to $75.11.
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Oil companies shares mixed at 1 p.m.

Wed, 09/10/2014 - 1:21pm
Shares of some top oil companies are mixed at 1 p.m.: BP PLC rose $.93 or 2.1 percent, to $46.08.
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Managed Care companies shares down at 1 p.m.

Wed, 09/10/2014 - 1:21pm
Shares of some top managed care companies are down at 1 p.m.: Aetna fell $1.36 or 1.6 percent, to $83.58.
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Machinery companies shares down at 1 p.m.

Wed, 09/10/2014 - 1:21pm
Shares of some top machinery companies are down at 1 p.m.: Caterpillar fell $1.74 or 1.6 percent, to $105.66.
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Drugstore companies shares up at 1 p.m.

Wed, 09/10/2014 - 1:21pm
Shares of some top drugstore companies are up at 1 p.m.: CVSCaremark rose $.12 or .1 percent, to $80.98.
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Biotechnology companies shares up at 1 p.m.

Wed, 09/10/2014 - 1:21pm
Shares of some top biotechnology companies are up at 1 p.m.: Amgen Inc. rose $1.34 or 1.0 percent, to $138.73.
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Autos companies shares up at 1 p.m.

Wed, 09/10/2014 - 1:21pm
Shares of some top autos companies are up at 1 p.m.: Ford Motor Co. rose $.03 or .2 percent, to $16.66.
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Consumer companies shares mixed at 1 p.m.

Wed, 09/10/2014 - 1:21pm
Shares of some top consumer companies are mixed at 1 p.m.: Clorox rose $.36 or .4 percent, to $89.86.
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Attorney: Defendant in Georgia salmonella trial was customer of peanut plant, not conspirator

Wed, 09/10/2014 - 12:59pm
The attorney for one of three people charged in a deadly salmonella outbreak linked to a Georgia peanut plant says his client was a customer, not a co-conspirator who plotted to ship tainted food.
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NFL, Sponsors Feel Pressure After Ray Rice Video Surfaces

Wed, 09/10/2014 - 12:52pm
As sponsors cut ties with Ray Rice, the NFL is facing mounting criticism over its handling of an incident involving the former Baltimore Ravens running back.
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Federal judge gives Big River Steel more time to respond to lawsuit filed by rival company

Wed, 09/10/2014 - 12:47pm
A judge on Wednesday gave Big River Steel more time to respond to a federal lawsuit filed by a rival company that hopes to stop the $1.3 billion project from moving forward in northeast Arkansas.
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Office Depot says Starboard Value's Jeffrey Smith stepped down from its board of directors

Wed, 09/10/2014 - 12:37pm
Office Depot said Wednesday that Jeffrey Smith resigned from its board of directors.
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Group reports slight increase in Connecticut home sales in July, but flat overall for 2014

Wed, 09/10/2014 - 12:16pm
A real estate research group says single-family home sales in July increased slightly in Connecticut, posting the fifth increase from one year over the other in 2014.
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Official: Flood-damaged I-15 in southern Nevada could remain closed until weekend

Wed, 09/10/2014 - 12:09pm
Tourists and truckers were told Wednesday to prepare for several more days of disruptive detours around a closed stretch of busy Interstate 15 in southern Nevada that crumbled in chunks during intense flash flooding.
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Chiquita signs confidentiality agreement with potential buyers

Wed, 09/10/2014 - 12:01pm
Not a month after flatly rejecting a takeover bid by two Brazilian companies, Chiquita is softening its stance and will open its books to them.
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