Toll Brothers and Home Depot reported problems with contracts and hackers. The good news included a Mattress Firm expansion and a Tesla plant for Nevada.
TubeMogul was shining in its first post-IPO quarter, and GoPro scored with a camera mount for dogs. But Smith & Wesson and Noodles & Co. disappointed.
The iPhone 6, Windows 9 and updated gadgets from Motorola Mobility and Samsung are expected to make big news in September.
Important business news this week includes the quarterly reports from Toll Brothers, Hovnanian and Conn's.
Investors applauded Burger King for buying Tim Hortons, but McDonald's is in trouble in Russia. And sales are down at Abercrombie & Fitch.
Best Buy and RadioShack are both struggling to survive in a transformed consumer electronics business. But one is a better choice for investors.
Upscale jeweler Tiffany reports a 16 percent rise in quarterly profit as sales grew strongly in the Americas and the Asia-Pacific region.
Best Buy again reports lower-than-expected quarterly revenue as fewer people bought consumer electronics, and those who did bought them online.
New online platforms for Chinese commerce and totaled cars pushed some stocks higher, while Elizabeth Arden cites the sour smell of failure.
Zoe's Kitchen is expecting good news in its first quarter as public company. Compare that to reports from Tilly's, Chico's, Tiffany and even RadioShack.
McDonald's wants to sell its coffee in grocery stores, and Hertz is having problems on multiple fronts -- revenue, restructuring and a new investor.
Hain Celestial and Sprouts Farmers Market are growing rapidly, in contrast to Whole Foods, the leader of the organic food industry.
Stocks advanced for a fourth day, pushing the S&P 500 to a record high, as the number of people seeking new jobless benefits remains at a multi-year low.
Designers of pricey handbags are seeing their pocketbooks lighten, which suggests discounts will be coming for Michael Kors, Coach and Kate Spade products.
Sears Holdings, owner of Sears department stores and Kmart discount chain, says it lost money for the ninth straight quarter, as sales continued to fall.
Sales at both Staples and Office Depot are slumping. Has technology finally reduced the need for pens, paper and other office supplies?
Target slashes its annual profit outlook as the retailer continues to reel from a massive data breach and sluggish sales in the U.S.
Home Depot says its fiscal second-quarter net income increased 14 percent thanks to a rebound in its spring selling season.
Chiquita Brands has rejected a buyout bid, pushing the stock above the offer. SeaWorld fell after a disappointing quarter.
Urban Outfitters, Ann Taylor and Foot Locker all report quarterly earnings this week, and key reports on inflation and housing starts come out on Tuesday.
Better corporate earnings helped nudge the stock market up on Thursday in one of the quietest sessions this year.
SeaWorld slumps in its latest quarter, and a turnaround isn't anywhere in sight for the operator of maritime theme parks.
The Dow got back into the black for the year as investors set aside concerns about Ukraine, Iraq and earnings - for now.
Gamers are turning sour on Candy Crush Saga, and it seems like King Digital's performance peaked the year before it went public.
Macy's cuts its forecast, saying a rise in second-quarter sales wouldn't make up for weakness in the first quarter when harsh weather kept shoppers away.
U.S. stocks are closing slightly higher as investors turn their focus to corporate news and as tensions ease in Ukraine.
There are plenty of stocks going up -- and down -- in any week. The gainers inspire us to keep investing. The decliners keep our greed in check.