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ICE 2Q Earnings Rise Amid NYSE Integration

Thu, 08/07/2014 - 8:35am
Intercontinental Exchange Inc on Thursday reported higher second-quarter earnings as the exchange and clearing house operator worked to integrate its $11 billion purchase of the New York Stock Exchange's parent company.
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Google, Barnes & Noble Team Up To Take On Amazon In Same-day Book Sales

Thu, 08/07/2014 - 8:34am
Google Inc. and Barnes & Noble Inc. are teaming up to take on rival Amazon Inc. in the speedy delivery of books, the New York Times reported Thursday.
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ICE 2nd-quarter profit increases 47 percent, beats forecast

Thu, 08/07/2014 - 8:32am
IntercontinentalExchange Group's second-quarter profit climbed 47 percent and topped Wall Street expectations as it sold off assets that had belonged to the NYSE.
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Will SpaceX Launch Brownsville, Texas’s Aerospace Industry?

Thu, 08/07/2014 - 8:32am
This week, SpaceX announced it will build a commercial launch facility near Brownsville, Texas. The initiative is expected to bring more than 500 jobs to the area over 10 years.
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U.S. Weekly Jobless Claims Fall Below 300,000 Again

Thu, 08/07/2014 - 8:30am
The number of people who applied for unemployment benefits fell below 300,000 for the second time in three weeks, solidifying a picture of an improving U.S. labor market in which layoffs remain low and companies are hiring at the fastest pace in years.
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Weekly Jobless Claims Make Unexpected Drop

Thu, 08/07/2014 - 8:23am
New claims for unemployment benefits fell by 14,000 to 289,000 last week. The four-week average of claims fell to the lowest level since February 2006.
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Tandy Leather Factory key sales figure climbs 2 percent in July

Thu, 08/07/2014 - 8:23am
Tandy Leather Factory Inc. said Thursday that its July sales at retail stores open at least a year climbed 2 percent.
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Mortgage giant Fannie Mae posts $3.7B profit in 2Q; paying $3.7B dividend to US

Thu, 08/07/2014 - 8:01am
Fannie Mae is reporting net income of $3.7 billion from April through June as the housing market continued to recover.
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ECB Leaves Interest Rates Unchanged

Thu, 08/07/2014 - 7:48am
The European Central Bank left interest rates unchanged, holding off fresh policy action as it prepares to launch fresh funding for banks next month.
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Goldman Sachs Says Alternative Trading System Being Probed

Thu, 08/07/2014 - 7:46am
The investment bank said it was being investigated for its U.S. alternative trading system and for the potential misuse and circulation of non-public information related to its corporate developments.
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Draghi In Focus As European Central Bank Leaves Rates On Hold

Thu, 08/07/2014 - 7:46am
The European Central Bank on Thursday made no changes to interest rates, holding its key lending rate at 0.15% and maintaining a negative rate on deposits held at the central bank at minus 0.10%.
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Fannie Mae to Give Taxpayers $3.7B

Thu, 08/07/2014 - 7:43am
After posting a quarterly profit, the government-controlled mortgage finance firm said it will pay Treasury $3.7 billion.
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Google to Give Secure Websites Better Search Ranking

Thu, 08/07/2014 - 7:38am
Google Inc said it is encouraging website developers to make their sites secure for visitors by using site encryption as one of the factors to determine search ranking.
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Ctrip Shares Surge In Premarket After Priceline Investment

Thu, 08/07/2014 - 7:34am
The U.S.-listed shares of Ctrip.com
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Fred's key sales metric rises 0.7 percent in July, lowers 2nd-quarter forecast

Thu, 08/07/2014 - 7:25am
Fred's sales at stores open at least a year edged up 0.7 percent in July, helped by better customer traffic and stronger sales of some general merchandise.
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Duke Energy Posts 80% Rise in Quarterly Profit

Thu, 08/07/2014 - 7:17am
Duke Energy Corp, the largest U.S. power company by market value, reported a 80 percent rise in quarterly profit on higher revenue from its rate-regulated utilities.
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Wendy's Matches Profit Estimates, Plans Sale Of Canadian Restaurants

Thu, 08/07/2014 - 7:17am
Wendy's reported second-quarter profit of $29 million, or 8 cents a share, up from $12.2 million, or 3 cents a share in the same period a year ago.
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Tim Tebow embracing new broadcasting job while waiting on another chance to play QB in the NFL

Thu, 08/07/2014 - 7:09am
Tim Tebow still wants — and trains for — another NFL opportunity.
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Bank Of England Holds Key Interest Rate At 0.5%

Thu, 08/07/2014 - 7:07am
The Bank of England on Thursday held the size of its bond-buying program steady and left its key lending rate at a record low of 0.5%, where it has stood since March 2009.
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Police kill rifle-wielding man at Ohio Wal-Mart; female customer dies from medical condition

Thu, 08/07/2014 - 7:06am
A man in a southwest Ohio Wal-Mart store waved a rifle at customers, including children, and was fatally shot by police when he wouldn't drop the weapon, according to police and a recorded 911 call from a witness.
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