After Comcast announced at had bought Time Warner Cable for $45 billion, it didn't take long for consumers to voice their frustrations over high prices, iffy service and fears of a monopoly.
The price of imports rose in January, but higher fuel costs weren't to blame, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics said Friday.
Stocks were moving mostly higher in midday trading on Friday, keeping the market on track for a second week of gains, as investors assessed more company earnings.
The proposed $45.2 billion merger of Comcast and Time Warner Cable will likely draw an intense review from federal regulators, while TWC customers could see new technology and improved service, officials said.
Jos. A. Bank has agreed to buy Eddie Bauer for $825 million, indicating a possible end to Men's Wearhouse's attempts to acquire Jos. A. Bank.
Stocks were edging mostly higher in early trading Friday as investors assessed more company earnings and the federal government reported a steep drop in January's factory output.
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Business manufacturing and trade sales rose in December, but slower than the inventory build, the U.S. Census Bureau said Thursday.
U.S. stocks finished higher on Thursday after a bumpy start to the trading session, with the Dow, the S&P and the Nasdaq all inching upward. Fed Chief Janet Yellen's appearance in the Senate was postponed due to heavy snow in Washington.
Comcast, the largest cable TV company in the U.S., said Thursday it had agreed to buy No. 2 operator Time Warner Cable in a merger that has already been approved the companies' boards of directors.
Bombardier Aerospace plans to deliver 200 business jets and 80 commercial aircraft in 2014, up about 20 percent from last year's numbers.
Extremely cold and snowy weather that kept U.S. shoppers out of stores last month, along with a disappointing Christmas shopping season, sent retail sales down by a 0.4 percent in January.
PepsiCo said Thursday its fourth-quarter net income climbed 5 percent, helped by higher prices and improved volumes, and that it will raise its annual dividend by 15 percent starting in June.
Comcast will buy Time Warner Cable for about $45.2 billion in a deal that would combine the nation's top two cable TV companies.
Stocks fell in early trading Thursday after weak reports on hiring and retail sales, along with disappointing earnings from Cisco Systems and Whole Foods.