November 25th @ 6:44 PM GMT
Yahoo! Stocks hit fresh records in a shortened trading session Friday as investors continued to bet on a pickup in economic growth and rising corporate profits. (World)
November 27th @ 5:49 AM GMT
Yahoo! The winning numbers selected were 17, 19, 21, 37, 44, with the Powerball 16. The odds of winning the Powerball jackpot are 1 in 292 million. Powerball, one of several games run by the Multi-State Lottery Association, a non-profit owned and operated by member states' lotteries, is played in 44 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. (U.S. News)
November 25th @ 11:32 AM GMT
CNN A legal tug-of-war between Ugandan authorities and a for-profit international chain of schools has led to the education provider being ordered to shut down in a matter of weeks, leaving the lives of thousands of pupils in limbo. (World)
November 28th @ 3:22 PM GMT
Wall Street Journal Activist investor Elliott Management called for change at Cognizant, saying the IT outsourcing firm should boost profitability and return more of its cash to shareholders. (Business)
November 28th @ 9:50 AM GMT
Yahoo! Firms in Britain's large services sector reported a sharp fall in profits over the past three months due to higher costs and weak sales, the Confederation of British Industry said on Monday. ''Optimism among firms in the UK service sector has fallen as rising costs and sluggish volumes of business have led to a drop in profitability,'' CBI chief economist Rain Newton-Smith said. The CBI said overall morale among firms was falling less steeply than when it last polled businesses three m... (Top Stories)
November 25th @ 7:50 PM GMT
Reuters Wall Street expects consumers to open their wallets a little wider this holiday shopping season but bargains among red-hot retail stocks could be hard to find, especially as profit growth proves elusive for many big names. (Business)
November 25th @ 7:02 PM GMT
Yahoo! Stocks rose on Friday as the market extended its record-setting run in anticipation of faster economic growth and higher corporate profits. The rally was modest but broad, with ten of the 11 sectors of the Standard and Poor's 500 index closing higher. Trading was relatively quiet as traders returned from the Thanksgiving day holiday. (World)