Weight Watchers Stock Soars As Oprah Ad Airs On TVWeight Watchers is getting another boost from Oprah Winfrey. The weight loss company's shares are soaring as a TV commercial starring Winfrey begins to air.
Can Trading Pollution Like Stocks Help Fight Climate Change?Widely derided by politicians on the left and the right, once thought dead even by its supporters, the idea of allowing companies to buy and sell pollution "rights" like stocks is now at the fore again
Yahoo Scraps Original Spin Off Plan For China's AlibabaYahoo is scrapping its original plan to spin off its prized stake in China's Alibaba Group and will instead explore breaking off the rest of its business into a new company.
Investors Left Gasping After Wild Stock Market RideU.S. stocks took it on the chin for a third session in a row on Monday, after an attempted bounce-back lost steam, leaving the Standard & Poor's 500 Index in a correction.
American Airlines CEO To Be Paid Entirely In Company StockThe CEO of American Airlines received compensation valued at $12.3 million last year and will stop drawing a salary and instead be paid entirely in company stock.
General Motors Spends $3.9B To Redeem Preferred StockGeneral Motors Co. says it has completed the planned $3.9 billion purchase of 156.1 million shares of preferred stock.
Dell Closes On Deal To Go Private Michael Dell and investment firm Silver Lake Partners have completed their $24.9 billion buyout of Dell Inc. The computer company said Tuesday that its shares will stop trading at the end of the day, closing its quarter-century run as a public company.
JCPenney Expects $810 Million From Stock OfferJCPenney, the struggling retailer that is trying to reassure the market about its financial stability, expects to raise about $810.6 million via a public stock offering.
JC Penney Plans Public Stock Offering To Raise Funds J.C. Penney Co. plans to sell up to 96.6 million shares of common stock in a public offering, the latest indication the chain is looking to shore up its cash reserves.
Irving-Based Blackberry Agrees To Sell Irving-based smart phone company Blackberry has agreed to sell.
Microsoft Shares Tumble After Weak 4Q Results Microsoft's stock is taking a hit after the software giant behind Windows, the Xbox and Surface tablets reported disappointing results for the latest quarter.
Budget Deal Sends Stocks Shooting HigherStocks are moving sharply higher on Wall Street after lawmakers reached a last-minute budget agreement to avert sweeping tax increases and cuts to government spending programs.