Is it time to cash out of stocks? The market has nearly tripled in a little over five years, and the Standard & Poor’s 500 index closed above 2,000 for the first time on Tuesday. With each record, the temptation grows to take your winnings and flee. Plenty of experts think stocks are about to
Tyson Foods Inc. on Thursday completed its $8.5 billion takeover of Chicago-based Hillshire Brands Co. The combined company will have annual sales of more than $40 billion and own such brands as Tyson, Jimmy Dean, Ball Park and Hillshire Farm.
Apple Inc. has added gas to the iPhone release speculation fire. The company sent out invites to media Thursday morning to an event in Cupertino, California, set for September 9.
Discover tied perennial leader American Express in the latest credit card customer-satisfaction study.
Groupon Inc. sales representatives cannot sue the ecommerce company for overtime pay as a single group, a federal judge in Chicago says.
After a bleak start to the year, the U.S. economy rebounded vigorously in the April-June quarter, growing at a brisk annual rate of 4.2 percent, slightly faster than first estimated. The upward revision supported expectations that the second half of 2014 will prove far stronger than the first half.