NRG Energy sees shining future for solar Deere sales fall on agriculture slowdown Ann Inc. reports first quarter earnings
NRG Energy sees shining future for solar

NRG Energy sees shining future for solar

David Crane likes to compete with himself. For Crane, the CEO of NRG Energy (NRG), the biggest independent producer of electricity in the U.S., conventional coal, natural gas and nuclear… Read more »

One year later, India’s economy brightens under Modi

One year later, India’s economy brightens under Modi

When Narendra Modi became prime minister a year ago on a promise to revive India’s once-sparkling economy, inflation was running at 9% and economic growth had slowed to less than… Read more »

Yellen says Fed on track for first rate hike this year

Yellen says Fed on track for first rate hike this year

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said Friday the central bank remains on track to raise interest rates this year but will do so gradually, adding that she expects the economy… Read more »

Consumer prices rose modestly in April

Consumer prices rose modestly in April

Consumer prices picked up modestly in April as gasoline costs fell after two months of increases. The consumer price index increased 0.1%, the Labor Department said Friday, in line with… Read more »

Stocks end lower after Yellen remarks

Stocks end lower after Yellen remarks

Stocks ended lower ahead of the Memorial Day holiday weekend as Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen reconfirmed that the central bank remains on track to raise interest rates this year…. Read more »

Criminal actions found in GM ignition switch case

Criminal actions found in GM ignition switch case

The Justice Department has found criminal wrongdoing by General Motors in failing to disclose its ignition-switch defect that has cost at least 104 lives, the New York Times reported Friday… Read more »

Deere sales fall on agriculture slowdown

Deere sales fall on agriculture slowdown

Industrial equipment maker Deere & Co. said Friday its second quarter sales fell due to a “slowdown” in the global farm economy but earnings beat analysts’ estimates. Net income fell… Read more »

Ann Inc. reports first quarter earnings

Ann Inc. reports first quarter earnings

Ann Inc., the women’s apparel retailer, said Friday first quarter sales rose moderately as a sales gain at Loft stores helped compensate for Ann Taylor’s sluggish performance. Company-wide sales were… Read more »

H-P’s China sale should ‘unlock organic growth,’ Whitman says

H-P’s China sale should ‘unlock organic growth,’ Whitman says

Hewlett-Packard ushered in sweeping changes to its China operations Thursday before quarterly financial results that were mostly in line with forecasts. The company said it was selling a majority stake… Read more »

HP to acquire Aruba Networks for $2.7B

HP to acquire Aruba Networks for $2.7B

Hewlett-Packard will acquire networking company Aruba Networks in a deal valued at $2.7 billion, the companies said Monday, as the personal computer maker continues to shift toward offering services for… Read more »

Dow: New high for second straight session

Dow: New high for second straight session

Stocks ended mixed Tuesday as the Dow Jones industrial average notched a record closing high for the second straight session Energy stocks were the big losers as oil prices fell… Read more »

33.8M car air bags ordered replaced, one of largest recalls ever

33.8M car air bags ordered replaced, one of largest recalls ever

The Transportation Department announced Tuesday that a major Japanese maker of automotive air bags has agreed to nearly double the scope of its recall, making it one of the largest… Read more »

UPS to pay $25M for false delivery claims

UPS to pay $25M for false delivery claims

Package-delivery giant UPS will pay more than $25 million to settle charges it submitted false claims to the federal government in connection with delivery of Next Day Air overnight packages,… Read more »

PayPal to pay $25M in refunds and penalties

PayPal to pay $25M in refunds and penalties

Online payments company PayPal illegally enrolled customers for an online credit program without their permission, a federal consumer agency charged Tuesday. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau alleged in a federal… Read more »

Walmart cites wages, stronger dollar for earnings miss

Walmart cites wages, stronger dollar for earnings miss

Walmart’s first-quarter earnings fell short of Wall Street expectations as higher worker pay and a stronger dollar hurt the retailer’s profit. Walmart reported revenue of $114 billion, down 0.1% from the… Read more »

Apple gets mixed ruling in patent fight with Samsung

Apple gets mixed ruling in patent fight with Samsung

A federal appeals court Monday gave Apple (AAPL) a mixed ruling in the tech giant’s patent-infringement case against rival Samsung Electronics in the companies’ global battle for mobile phone supremacy…. Read more »

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