NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks ended slightly higher on Thursday, pushing the Dow and S&P 500 to fresh record closing highs, as data showed further strength in the U.S. economy and Intel gave an upbeat forecast.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Underlying inflation pressures rose in October, even as falling gasoline prices kept overall U.S. consumer prices in check, bolstering expectations of a mid-2015 interest rate hike from the Federal Reserve.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Goldman Sachs Group Inc on Thursday took the lead in rejecting allegations by a powerful U.S. Senate subcommittee that Wall Street banks were exploiting physical commodity markets to manipulate prices and gain unfair trading advantages.
(Reuters) - Best Buy Co Inc , the largest U.S. consumer electronics chain, reported a better-than-expected profit as cost cutting paid off and revenue increased after seven quarters of decline, even as it expected its current quarter earnings to remain under pressure.
(Reuters) - Shares of Habit Restaurants Inc more than doubled in their trading debut, underscoring the growing appetite among investors for stocks of fast casual restaurant chains - increasingly, the choice of health-conscious diners.
(Reuters) - In the first lawsuit brought by a state against General Motors Co over recalls relating to a defective ignition switch, Arizona has accused the company of putting the public at risk by concealing safety issues and delaying the recalls.
WASHINGTON/DETROIT (Reuters) - An executive from Japan's Takata Corp apologized at a Senate hearing on Thursday to the victims of defective air bags that can rupture upon deployment and shoot metal shards into cars, but stopped short of taking full responsibility for deaths linked to the scandal.