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.
JPMorgan, Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley report decent reports. American Express and Citigroup disappoint. Overall results are about average. Markets are closed Monday for Martin Luther King Day.
Production growth from shale deposits in North Dakota and elsewhere is boosting US output ahead of Saudi Arabia's and Russia's, BP says. The US should be basically self-sufficient by 2030.
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