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Goldman Sachs, Citigroup and other banks with global franchises jump 2 percent in premarket trading following the French election results.
A Washington Post/ABC News poll shows more Americans today think the economy is getting better than worse.
On Friday CEO Reed Hastings announced the company had accomplished the touchstone of reaching 100 million subscribers.
Wal-Mart, the big-box behemoth, is both the U.S.'s largest private sector employer and a lightning rod for controversy.
This economic bellwether's shares are climbing Friday on a better-than-expected earnings report.
The company expects to shutter all of its stores by the end of May, according to an SEC filing out Friday.
This software-based process will supplement the bank's annual review process with more frequently occurring check-ins, the company said.
Economists were expecting existing home sales in March to climb by 2.5 percent, according to Thomson Reuters consensus estimates.
With the value of vineyard land on the rise, dealmaking should be a big trend in the wine industry this year, experts are saying.
Verizon says total revenues for its wireless business fell by 5.1 percent from a year ago.