Corporate stock

April 03, 2017 - 6:26 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The company behind the Veg-O-Matic and other household products now wants to slice and dice the stock market and sell 5 million shares of Ronco Brands for $6 each. Just like in the infomercials Ronco uses to sell gadgets like the Pocket Fisherman, there's more to this deal. Act...
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FILE - This Oct. 18, 2016 file photo shows the New York Stock Exchange building in New York. European stock markets traded in narrow ranges Friday, March 31, 2017, though trading has the potential to become quite volatile in the hours before the first quarter of the year ends.. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
March 31, 2017 - 10:24 am
U.S. stock indexes wavered between small gains and losses in early trading Friday as investors weighed several corporate deals and new economic data on consumer spending and prices. Financial stocks were down the most, while utilities posted the biggest gains. KEEPING SCORE: The Dow Jones...
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Specialist Thomas McArdle works at his post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Thursday, March 30, 2017. U.S. stock indexes edged higher in early trading Thursday as investors weighed the latest batch of company earnings, deal news and economic data. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
March 30, 2017 - 5:08 pm
Banks and other financial companies led U.S. stocks modestly higher Thursday, nudging the Nasdaq composite index to an all-time high. Rising bond yields, which can result in higher interest rates on loans and bigger profits for banks, helped put traders in the mood to buy banking stocks. Energy...
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Specialist Thomas McArdle works at his post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Thursday, March 30, 2017. U.S. stock indexes edged higher in early trading Thursday as investors weighed the latest batch of company earnings, deal news and economic data. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
March 30, 2017 - 3:41 pm
U.S. stock indexes were moving higher in late-afternoon trading Thursday as investors weighed the latest batch of company earnings, deal news and economic data. Banks and other financial companies led the gainers. Energy stocks also rose, getting a boost from higher crude oil prices. Utilities and...
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Specialist Thomas McArdle works at his post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Thursday, March 30, 2017. U.S. stock indexes edged higher in early trading Thursday as investors weighed the latest batch of company earnings, deal news and economic data. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
March 30, 2017 - 2:15 pm
Banks and other financial companies led U.S. indexes modestly higher in afternoon trading Thursday as investors weighed the latest batch of company earnings, deal news and economic data. Energy stocks also rose, getting a boost from rising crude oil prices. Utilities, real estate companies and...
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Specialist Peter Mazza, center, works with traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Wednesday, March 29, 2017. Stocks are opening mostly lower on Wall Street led by declines in utilities and real estate companies. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
March 29, 2017 - 11:30 am
Energy companies led U.S. stock indexes mostly higher in morning trading Wednesday as crude oil prices rose. Utilities stocks fell the most. Financial companies also declined as bond yields fell. Investors had their eye on the latest company earnings and outlooks. KEEPING SCORE: The Standard &...
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FILE - This July 16, 2013, file photo, shows a Wall Street street sign outside the New York Stock Exchange. European stock markets traded in fairly narrow ranges Tuesday, March 28, 2017, following a late recovery on Wall Street at the end of a session that had been dominated by concerns over the ability of the Trump administration to deliver on its economic and tax plans following its defeat on health care reform. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
March 28, 2017 - 2:32 pm
Financials companies led U.S. stock indexes broadly higher in afternoon trading Tuesday as investors drew encouragement from new data showing strong gains in consumer confidence and U.S. home prices. Energy stocks also rose as crude oil prices headed higher. Utilities were the only laggard. KEEPING...
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FILE - This July 16, 2013, file photo, shows a Wall Street street sign outside the New York Stock Exchange. European stock markets traded in fairly narrow ranges Tuesday, March 28, 2017, following a late recovery on Wall Street at the end of a session that had been dominated by concerns over the ability of the Trump administration to deliver on its economic and tax plans following its defeat on health care reform. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
March 28, 2017 - 12:26 pm
Financials companies led U.S. stock indexes higher in afternoon trading Tuesday as investors drew encouragement from new data showing strong gains in consumer confidence and U.S. home prices. Energy stocks also rose as crude oil prices headed higher. Health care and utilities lagged the broader...
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March 28, 2017 - 11:34 am
DETROIT (AP) — General Motors is rejecting a proposal from investor David Einhorn to split its stock into two classes. The company said Tuesday that the plan from Einhorn's Greenlight Capital hedge fund would eliminate the dividend on existing common stock and create a new dividend-focused security...
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March 27, 2017 - 11:40 am
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi Arabia on Monday reduced the tax rate for Saudi Aramco as plans move forward to publicly list shares of the state-owned oil giant. The new code, rolled out by royal decree from King Salman, taxes Aramco at 50 percent on income retroactively starting Jan. 1. Aramco...
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