The dollar’s 12-week winning streak leading into October hurt third-quarter earnings and disrupted forecasts for some U.S. companies with big overseas operations.
Coca-Cola Co. and International Business Machines Corp. got a stark message from investors this week: If they can’t keep their businesses in growth mode, they’d better do something about it—and fast.
The S&P 500 added 0.5 percent to 1,896.16 at 1:54 p.m. in New York as Apple Inc. rallied before reporting earnings.
The world’s biggest company isn’t big enough for Carl Icahn.
Hewlett-Packard Co. is splitting into two companies, using a breakup to become nimbler after failing to keep up with the shift away from the printing and personal- computing businesses it pioneered.
Apple Inc.’s suppliers have started manufacturing new iPads, according to people with knowledge of the matter, as the company works to reinvigorate sales of the tablet computers after two straight quarters of declines.
Blackberry agreed to buy Secusmart GmbH, who provides anti-eavesdropping tools that German Chancellor Angela Merkel uses.
About 76 percent of the S&P 500 companies that have posted results this season beat analysts’ profit projections, and 70 percent topped sales estimates.
Job cuts are part of new CEO Satya Nadella's plan to retool the company's structure as it seeks to compete with nimbler rivals.
Three rounds of Fed bond-buying have helped propel the S&P 500 higher by more than 190 percent during the current five-year bull market.