Windows 10 now on 75 million devices

Windows 10 now on 75 million devices

Nearly a month after its launch, Microsoft’s pivotal new operating system has found a home on 75 million devices. Yusuf Medhi, Microsoft’s vice president for marketing for Windows and devices,… Read more »

World markets stage mixed comeback

World markets stage mixed comeback

Battered world financial markets attempted to reclaim lost territory Wednesday with mixed success. In Asia, Tokyo’s benchmark Nikkei 225 index gained 570.13 points, or 3.20%, closing at 18,376.83. The broader… Read more »

Wall Street hopes Dow can deliver back-to-back up days after record rally

Wall Street hopes Dow can deliver back-to-back up days after record rally

Wall Street will be watching to see if the Dow Jones industrial average’s rally of more than 600 points Wednesday was more than a one-day wonder. Sure, Wednesday’s relief rally,… Read more »

Economy surged in Q2: Growth revised up to 3.7% from 2.3%

Economy surged in Q2: Growth revised up to 3.7% from 2.3%

The U.S. economy grew more rapidly than previously thought in the second quarter on stronger business stockpiling, commercial construction and consumer spending. The nation’s gross domestic product expanded at a… Read more »

Gushing review of Model S P85D sends Tesla Motors stock soaring

Gushing review of Model S P85D sends Tesla Motors stock soaring

Investors flocked to Tesla Motors stock on Thursday after a magazine published a gushing review about a luxury electric vehicle that’s not expected to sell in high quantities. Tesla shares… Read more »

Durable goods orders jump in July

Durable goods orders jump in July

Orders to U.S. factories for long-lasting manufactured goods rose in July, and demand in a key category that tracks business investment plans jumped by the largest amount in 13 months…. Read more »

Stock rebound gains speed: Dow rallies 300+

Stock rebound gains speed: Dow rallies 300+

Stocks surged again Thursday as Wall Street builds on the Dow’s historic rally Wednesday as order is restored to the U.S. stock market following its first dip into correction territory… Read more »

Despite drought, California has record high crop revenue

Despite drought, California has record high crop revenue

Even with hundreds of thousands of acres of farmland left dry during the most severe drought on record, California farmers have been bringing in record-high revenue from crops, according to… Read more »

Best Buy shares up 15% after Q2 earnings beat

Best Buy shares up 15% after Q2 earnings beat

Electronics retailer Best Buy saw its shares surge about 15% Tuesday after the company’s second quarter earnings surpassed Wall Street expectations. The Richfield, Minn.-based retail chain reported net income of… Read more »

New-home sales come back, jump 5.4% in July

New-home sales come back, jump 5.4% in July

Americans stepped up their purchases of new homes in July, with sales surging in the Northeast. The Commerce Department says new-home sales rose 5.4% last month to a seasonally adjusted… Read more »

Tokyo markets sharply down amid global worries

Tokyo markets sharply down amid global worries

The global financial turmoil continued Tuesday as Tokyo financial markets opened sharply down. The Nikkei Stock Average dropped 369 points at the opening Tuesday to 18,171, while the broader Topix… Read more »

Stocks rebound as ‘Black Monday’ turns into ‘Turnaround Tuesday’

Stocks rebound as ‘Black Monday’ turns into ‘Turnaround Tuesday’

U.S. stocks jumped Tuesday as Wall Street rebounded some from Monday’s 588-point drop in the Dow in a stock market rout that sent all the major indexes into official correction… Read more »

Sears posts first quarterly profit since 2012 on property sale

Sears posts first quarterly profit since 2012 on property sale

Sears reported its first quarterly profit in more than three years thanks to a one-off gain from the sale of stores, but the struggling retailer’s sales continued to decline. The… Read more »

Glencore tanks 8%, results hit by commodity rout, China

Glencore tanks 8%, results hit by commodity rout, China

Glencore shares slumped 7.8 percent after the miner and commodities trader posted a 29 percent fall in first-half earnings on Wednesday on sliding metal and oil prices. Glencore, whose trading… Read more »

Consumer confidence shows sharp rebound in August

Consumer confidence shows sharp rebound in August

U.S. consumer confidence rebounded in August to the strongest reading in seven months after having fallen sharply in July. The Conference Board said Tuesday that its index of consumer confidence… Read more »

Investors report problems with TD Ameritrade, Scottrade amid sell off

Investors report problems with TD Ameritrade, Scottrade amid sell off

Investors encountered problems accessing their online stock accounts and completing trades through brokerage TD Ameritrade on Monday morning amid a feverish sell off in the broader markets. TD Ameritrade first… Read more »

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