The greenback jumps to its highest level against the Japanese currency in over four years on Thursday, thanks in part to a postive U.S. jobless claims report.
The healthcare company's strong earnings report was eclipsed by news of a standstill agreement with Berkshire Hathaway.
The Norwegian energy company copes with lower oil and gas prices, as well as production disruptions.
The company reports a surprise first-quarter profit, due in part to the strength of its room bookings and gambling operations in Las Vegas.
That doesn't mean you should snap up the stock, however. It's tough to call a bottom for mining stocks.
The bank is being pulled down by Brazil. Its dividend is probably fine, but the share price isn't going anywhere.
Normally, companies go out of their way to avoid sending this kind of negative signal. Here's what happened.
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The Dow jumps 109 points after rising as many as 191. Oil-price jitters and rising rates trim gains. Those factors and the Fed may weigh on markets Tuesday.
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