DirecTV Profits Rise on Continued Latin America Growth
DirecTV Group Inc.'s (DTV) second-quarter earnings edged up as the satellite-television provider added a record number of subscribers in its Latin America business, offsetting subscriber losses in its maturing U.S. market.
Transocean CEO: Making Progress on Deepwater Horizon Resolution
Transocean Ltd. (RIG, RIGN.VX) is making progress towards a settlement in the Deepwater Horizon case, Chief Executive Steve Newman said Thursday.
Drought Drives ETFs
Commodity focused exchange-traded funds have been on a run since June, offering investors a hedge against rising food prices.
Knight Capital Plummets, Looks to J.P. Morgan for Lifeline
A day after spooking Wall Street with a trading glitch, Knight Capital Group revealed a massive $440 million pretax loss tied to the incident.
RIM Launches New Line of PlayBook Tablets
Research In Motion chose its home country to launch a PlayBook tablet with built-in support for cellular networks, a crucial feature that its initial models lacked.
MGIC Plan to Keep Selling Coverage at Risk
A plan by MGIC Investment Corp. (MTG) to continue selling mortgage insurance appears to be in jeopardy, amid a tug-of-war between its primary regulator and Freddie Mac (FMCC), one of its major customers.
U.S. GAS: Futures Lower Ahead of Inventory Data Release
Natural gas futures aimed lower Thursday ahead of weekly data on U.S. storage levels.
Abercrombie & Fitch, Sealed Air Among Stocks Gapping Down Thursday
These stocks gapped down today and had opening prices sharply lower than the close on the previous trading day: With an opening price of $29.21, Abercrombie & Fitch (NYSE:ANF) gapped down from its previous close of $34.02.
Cavium, DICE HOLDINGS INC Among Stocks Gapping Up Thursday
Today, these stocks gapped up with opening prices significantly higher than the close on the previous trading day: Cavium (NASDAQ:CAVM) closed the previous trading session at $27.55, gapping up to open at $30.75 today.
Canada Stocks Sink, Enbridge Profit Tumbles 96%
Canadian stocks tumbled after the European Central Bank president fell short of investor expectations, with the S&P/TSX composite index falling 45 points, or 0.4%, 11,573.