Jan 03, 2013 2:18 PM ET
Family Dollar first quarter net edged up and lifted second quarter outlook. Macy’s December same store sales grew 4.1%. SunPower divested solar projects to MidAmerican Solar. Worthington second quarter net climbed. UniFirst first quarter net soared 19%.
Jan 03, 2013 11:08 AM ET
Australian stocks advanced to a new 19-month high following a rally in international markets. The Aussie dollar gained and resource stocks advanced after prices of crude oil jumped to a two-month high and metals prices increased.
Jan 02, 2013 1:42 PM ET
Market indexes on Wall Street soared after lawmakers approved smaller tax increases and spending cuts and avoided the economy from sliding into a recession. Manufacturing expanded but construction activity fell. Markets in Europe and Asia soared at least 2%.
Jan 02, 2013 1:03 PM ET
Australian markets traded higher and stocks gained on the first day of trading. The Aussie dollar gained against the U.S. dollar and Japanese yen after iron ore prices rose to a new 8-month high.
Jan 02, 2013 12:02 PM ET
Bajaj Auto declined after January unit sales rose 18% to 3,13,583 units. Hero Honda plunged 5% after third quarter net profit decreased 20%. NMDC rose 0.2% on third quarter net profit soared 81.4%.
Jan 02, 2013 11:52 AM ET
Avis Budget agreed to acquire Zipcar for $500 million. Acadia Healthcare completed acquisitions of Behavioral Centers and AmiCare. Middleby agreed to buy Viking valued at $380 million in cash.