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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Tandy Leather Factory Inc. said Thursday that its July sales at retail stores open at least a year climbed 2 percent.
Fannie Mae is reporting net income of $3.7 billion from April through June as the housing market continued to recover.
The European Central Bank left interest rates unchanged, holding off fresh policy action as it prepares to launch fresh funding for banks next month.
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.
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%.
After posting a quarterly profit, the government-controlled mortgage finance firm said it will pay Treasury $3.7 billion.
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.
The U.S.-listed shares of Ctrip.com
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.
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.
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.
Tim Tebow still wants — and trains for — another NFL opportunity.
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.
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.