Jobless claims climb less than expected, and US factory orders fall less than forecast. The ECB holds rates steady as Draghi says the ECB is ready to buy bonds. Google warns of more cuts at Motorola. Facebook now has 1 billion active users.
The computer behemoth is struggling to catch up in the fast-moving mobile market. Is purchasing a flailing smartphone maker of yesteryear really the solution?
A smaller Apple tablet is reportedly in production, but it's still bigger than competing Google and Amazon products.
Hewlett-Packard seems to be walking away from 3D printing just as it gets ready to explode.
Monsanto is upgraded to 'outperform,' and DR Horton is downgraded to 'negative .'
Retailers are looking to bring more workers on board this winter.
Its plan to get back into the smartphone market seems grossly premature, if not radically misguided.
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Like many companies this winter, the fast-food giant blamed a drop in same-store sales on the weather. But could its problems be bigger than a snowbank?
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Even when they have a plan for their refund check from Uncle Sam, Americans often don't realize how they actually spend the windfall.
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