Households in several states were reported to have been affected by a widespread outage of Comcast Corp. CMCSA, +0.43% Xfinity services Tuesday. There were at least 54,000 reported outages at one point Tuesday morning, according to Downdetector, which broadly tracks user reports of service outages. “Earlier, some customers experienced...
Stocks ended mostly higher Thursday, with tech and other growth-oriented shares bouncing after a selloff sparked the previous session by a much hotter-than-expected October Consumer Price Index reading. The Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, -0.44% lagged behind, however, falling around 159 points, or 0.4%, to close near 35,921, according...
Data management software company Backblaze Inc. on Tuesday said it plans to sell 6.25 million shares of Class A common stock at $15 to $17 per share in its upcoming initial public offering. The Palo Alto, Calif.-based company plans to trade on the Nasdaq under the symbol BLZE. At...
U.S. stock indexes were trading mixed heading toward the closing bell Monday, with the S&P 500 and Dow Jones Industrial Average each climbing higher while the Nasdaq Composite was down, after the White House announced earlier in the day that Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell was nominated to serve...
Gold futures climbed on Thursday, stretching their winning streak into a sixth straight session to mark another settlement at the highest since mid-June. The move up for gold follows a 1% rise in prices a day earlier, "when it surged following the inflation report as traders sought out an...
Raytheon Technologies Corp. RTX, +1.49% said late Tuesday its board has authorized the repurchase of up to $6 billion of the company's stock. The new authorization replaces the company's previous program, approved Dec. 7, 2020, the company said. Share buybacks "may take place from time to time, subject to...
Shares of Robinhood Markets Inc. HOOD, -0.68% slumped 2.8% toward a seventh-straight loss, and sixth-straight record low in afternoon trading Tuesday, amid a selloff in some key meme stocks. The commission-free trading platform's stock has tumbled 23.1% during its current losing streak, which puts the stock 28.8% below its...
Shares of Duolingo Inc. DUOL, +0.91% rose more than 8% in the extended session Wednesday after the language-learning app company reported a narrower-than-expected loss and sales that were above Wall Street expectations. Duolingo said it lost $29 million, or 98 cents a share, in the third quarter, compared with...
Johnson & Johnson JNJ, -0.28% said Wednesday its one-dose COVID-19 vaccine has been granted full approval by Health Canada, marking its first major regulatory approval. The vaccine has been granted an emergency use authorization in the U.S. So far, only the vaccine developed by Pfizer Inc. PFE, -0.37% and...
The Biden administration is studying the potential replacement of a segment of the Line 5 oil and gas pipeline that serves the Midwest, a White House official said on Monday. Earlier Monday during a press briefing, White House spokeswoman Karine Jean-Pierre said the Army Corps of Engineers is preparing...