The index hits its highest level in 5 years before ending flat on the day. The Wilshire 5000 hits a record. But profit-taking and Apple's big selloff pull both indexes and the market overall back.
It's not science fiction anymore: Companies are developing plans to mine our solar system.
Sales of the smartphone miss Street estimates slightly. Shares fall under $460 in after-hours trading. Apple earnings slip from a year ago.
Communities are looking at old and empty schools with an eye toward new homes and revenue.
The Dow and S&P 500 are enjoying their strongest starts in 16 years. And they're showing signs of being overbought. So are some key technical indicators. A sell-off may be coming.
Google and Big Blue see shares rise more than 4% as earnings are better than expected. IBM sees a solid 2013 as well. Apple recovers from an early decline. It reports results after Wednesday's close.
After supporting the much-maligned Herbalife, activist investor Dan Loeb bets against a similar multi-level marketer.
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The apparel chain takes a hard hit after blaming the weather for its quarterly sales decline. But cold temperatures don't explain the drop in full-year sales as well.
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