Stocks fell sharply in early trading Friday, as investors fretted over disappointing earnings from companies like Amazon.com and more trouble in overseas markets.
Lower fuel prices and higher revenue from fares helped JetBlue close out 2013 with record profits of $168 million, compared to $128 million in 2012.
Gold and silver prices fell Thursday, a day after the Federal Reserve made further cuts to its economic stimulus program.
The Pending Home Sales Index dropped again in December for the sixth month out of the past seven, the National Association of Realtors reported Thursday.
Higher card spending boosted the number of payments Visa processed, increasing its income above expectations.
Target said the huge data breach it suffered late last year happened after an intruder stole a vendor's credentials and used them to gain access to the company's computer system.
Under Armour's stock price surged over $100 a share Thursday on strong results for the fourth quarter.
Juan Sepulveda will take up his new duties as senior vice president of station services at PBS and get a welcome aboard from the Hispanic Heritage Foundation in Washington, D.C.
The U.S. economy expanded at 3.2 percent in the fourth quarter of 2013 on strong personal consumption and exports, both of which hit three-year highs, the Commerce Department reported Thursday.
shares moved higher in morning trading Thursday, helped by strong earnings from Facebook and a report that the U.S. economy grew at an annual rate of 3.2 percent in the fourth quarter.
A new global survey finds that Americans are among the least likely to be concerned about retirement security, or to view aging of the population as a major concern.
Exxon Mobil's fourth-quarter profit fell 16 percent to $8.35 billion as the company produced slightly less oil and gas and its refining business weakened.
Disappointing earnings from big U.S. companies, jitters in emerging markets and a further reduction to the Fed's economic stimulus combined to push stocks lower for a fourth day out of the past six.
Stocks fell Wednesday as investors reacted to disappointing earnings and worries over emerging economies, and awaited news from the Federal Reserve, which wraps up its two-day policy meeting later in the day.
Amgen fourth-quarter profit jumped 30 percent, primarily due to a tax benefit from prior-year audits and higher sales for nearly all its drugs -- much of it from price hikes.