Joseph Pisani, Associated Press | Posted Oct 24th - 10:32am
Restaurant Brands International reported a rise in third-quarter sales Monday at its Burger King and Tim Horton stores, but the growth was much lower than a year ago. The company's shares fell nearly 4 percent.
Marley Jay, Associated Press | Posted Oct 24th - 9:32am
U.S. stocks are rising Monday following a series of corporate deals. The largest by far is AT&T's plan to buy Time Warner for $85.4 billion, but investors aren't sure if the combination will happen. Aerospace company Rockwell Collins agreed to buy B/E Aerospace. Technology companies are making the largest gains.
Josh Funk, Associated Press | Posted Oct 24th - 8:20am
Online brokerage TD Ameritrade is buying Scottrade in a $4 billion cash-and-stock deal that would significantly expand its branch network at a time when many financial firms are expanding automated adviser programs.
Raf Casert, Associated Press | Posted Oct 24th - 8:10am
In a major embarrassment to the European Union, a small region of Belgium continued to withhold on Monday its necessary support for a landmark free trade deal that the rest of the bloc and Canada wanted to sign this week.
Maria Ines Zamudio, Associated Press | Posted Oct 24th - 7:20am
It was a striking image. A photo of an 89-year-old man hunched over, struggling to push his cart with frozen treats. Fidencio Sanchez works long hours every day selling the treats because he couldn't afford to retire. The photo and his story went viral and thousands of people donated more than $384,000 for his retirement.
Anne D'Innocenzio, Associated Press | Posted Oct 24th - 7:12am
Specialty outdoor retailer REI will keep its stores closed on the day after Thanksgiving for the second straight year, even though it's one of the busiest shopping days of the year. It will also again pay employees for the day off in a campaign that encourages people to spend time outdoors.