Market Overview


Brett Callwood

Benzinga Staff Writer

09/07/2012 - 9:41am
Shares of truck manufacturer Navistar (NYSE: NAV) traded up 7 percent to $21.76 Thursday. Navistar reported an $84 million profit for the quarter ended July 31, exceeding analyst expectations.
09/06/2012 - 10:19am
Jazz Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: JAZZ) announced that it has agreed to sell its women's health business to Swedish specialty drug maker Meda AB for $95 million in cash.
09/05/2012 - 1:24pm
Discount retailer Dollar General (NYSE: DG) reported profits on Wednesday that beat expectations. As a result, the company announced that it would be raising its full-year earnings forecast. Second-q...
09/05/2012 - 9:21am
FedEx (NYSE: FDX) announced late Tuesday that it was cutting its outlook for the year because of “weakness in the global economy.” The company said in a statement that earnings for the first quarter...
09/04/2012 - 1:38pm
Chrysler (OTC: FIATY), General Motors (NYSE: GM) and Ford (NYSE: F) reported sales figures for August that exceeded expectations. Much of that success can be put down to the introduction of new vehic...
09/04/2012 - 10:12am
American Airlines and US Airways (NYSE: LCC) are in talks about a possible merger. If such a merger were to go ahead, it would place that company in the big leagues and create a “Big Three” with Uni...
08/31/2012 - 8:12am
Delaware will net a $4.2 million settlement as part of a $131 million multi-state settlement with Janssen Pharmaceuticals, a subsidiary of Johnson and Johnson (NYSE: JNJ), it was revelaed late on Thur...
08/30/2012 - 2:44pm
Social game service provider Zynga (NASDAQ: ZNGA) lost yet another piece of its management on Thursday, as Chief Creative Officer (CCO) Mike Verdu resigned to start his own new gaming company. It is...
08/30/2012 - 9:44am
British banking giant Barclays (NYSE: BCS) has named Antony Jenkins, previously the head of the retail and business banking unit, its new Chief Executive Officer. Jenkins took the job with immediate...
08/29/2012 - 12:58pm
Food product manufacturer and marketer H.J.
08/29/2012 - 8:51am
United Airlines, the subsidiary of United Continental Holdings (NYSE: UAL) suffered a computer outage Tuesday that caused hundreds of flights to be delayed. The company's computer system and website...
08/28/2012 - 1:09pm
Automaker General Motors (NYSE: GM) has not had the best of summers so far when it comes to selling pickup trucks.
08/28/2012 - 9:40am
Best Buy (NYSE: BBY) revealed this week that it will be giving company founder Richard Schulze two seats on the board, as well as access to the private information that he has requested as he looks to...
08/27/2012 - 10:56am
International Business Machines (I.B.M.) (NYSE: IBM) revealed Monday that it is set to acquire software-as-a-service provider Kenexa (NYSE: KNXA) for roughly $1.3 billion, or $46 per share.

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