11:11 pm, May 23, 2015

Business News

Wal-Mart 1Q profit falls on pay raises

Pay raises, investments on line put pressure on Wal-Mart 1Q profit

Tuesday - 05/19/2015, 05:19pm EDT

Home Depot nails it in 1Q as housing rebound emerges

DIY-powered 1Q at Home Depot and a housing outlook so bright, it's going to sell shades

Tuesday - 05/19/2015, 05:02pm EDT

US stocks drift mostly lower in listless trading

Stocks edge mostly lower in listless trading; Urban Outfitters sinks on poor earnings

Tuesday - 05/19/2015, 04:20pm EDT

Fried chicken chain KFC resurrects Colonel Sanders for ads

Fried chicken chain KFC resurrects Colonel Sanders for TV ads and plans to refresh restaurants

Tuesday - 05/19/2015, 03:50pm EDT

PayPal facing $25M sanction for illegal credit sign-ups

Agency proposes PayPal pay $25M to resolve allegations of illegal sign-ups of credit customers

Tuesday - 05/19/2015, 03:00pm EDT

Trading in bitcoin made simpler through new exchange

Investors can bet on bitcoin value after Stockholm stock exchange launches new index

Tuesday - 05/19/2015, 03:00pm EDT

DC holiday pushes tax deadline back to April 18 next year

Good news for procrastinators: Tax deadline delayed by 3 days next year because of DC holiday

Tuesday - 05/19/2015, 02:40pm EDT

US investigating Nissan Versa for alleged safety defect

US investigating Nissan Versa after reports that suspension spring can fracture, pierce tires

Tuesday - 05/19/2015, 02:20pm EDT

Estonia, Russia cut train links amid sanctions, soft demand

Train operator cuts decades-old Estonia-Russia rail links amid Western sanctions, soft demand

Tuesday - 05/19/2015, 01:50pm EDT

Economic toll of conflict builds up for Ukraine

Ukraine loses almost a fifth of its economy to conflict as decline shows no signs of easing

Tuesday - 05/19/2015, 01:38pm EDT

Investment to Nigeria down by a third in first quarter

Stats bureau: Investment flows to Nigeria down a third over election uncertainty, oil prices

Tuesday - 05/19/2015, 01:20pm EDT

A weak open for US stocks following latest record highs

US stock indexes drift in early trading as market comes off its latest record highs; Oil falls

Tuesday - 05/19/2015, 12:00pm EDT

AFL-CIO president: Bad trade deal is worse than no deal

AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka says it's better to have no trade deal than a bad trade deal

Tuesday - 05/19/2015, 11:28am EDT

Luxury fashion brands accuse Alibaba of profiting from fakes

Luxury brands sue Alibaba, accusing e-commerce giant of profiting from trade in counterfeits

Tuesday - 05/19/2015, 11:28am EDT

Pakistan raids software company said to market fake degrees

Pakistan raids software firm that reportedly made millions selling fake degrees abroad

Tuesday - 05/19/2015, 11:05am EDT

Deutsche Bank studies possible partial move from UK

Deutsche Bank studies possible partial move from Britain if Britain votes to exit EU

Tuesday - 05/19/2015, 10:20am EDT

Global stock markets rise on Europe stimulus hopes

Stocks rise as ECB says it will temporarily boost stimulus, Greece declares bailout progress

Tuesday - 05/19/2015, 09:20am EDT

ECB plans to step up stimulus ahead of summer market lull

European Central Bank official: Purchases to be 'moderately frontloaded' ahead of market lull

Tuesday - 05/19/2015, 08:20am EDT

Greek finance minister says bailout deal is very close

Greek finance minister sees bailout deal within week, PM warns of 'financial strangulation'

Tuesday - 05/19/2015, 08:00am EDT

German investment pros lose a bit of enthusiasm

Germany's ZEW index of investment optimism falls for second straight month

Tuesday - 05/19/2015, 06:49am EDT
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