Fears are starting to rise that the Fed's low-interest-rate policy could lead to more inflation or to markets that get too frothy. But Fed officials will say they need more evidence to change their policies.
The stores with drive-up servce are far more profitable than ones without. So the coffee giant is adding the windows to most of the 1,500 US stores it expects to open over the next 5 years.
The company sees revenue rise in 2012 for the first time since 2008. Yahoo expects to invest in its properties, with payoff beginning in the second half of 2013.
The oil giant's market value overtakes that of the iPhone and iPad maker for the first time in a year.
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.
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