• US stocks start mixed as energy companies bounce back

    NEW YORK (AP) — Major U.S. indexes are mixed early Thursday following modest losses the day before. Energy companies are making the biggest gains as the price of oil jumps and companies that pay big dividends are rising as bond yields slip. Technology and industrial companies are taking small losses.

  • Tesla swings to lost in 4Q, says Model 3 on target

    DETROIT (AP) — Unable to string together profitable quarters, electric car and solar cell maker Tesla Inc. reported a loss for the last three months of 2016.

  • Wal-Mart earnings fall, but online sales surge

    NEW YORK (AP) — The nation’s largest retailer keeps working to make headway against the largest online seller.

  • Take a breath: Stocks slow down after a record-setting run

    TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares slipped Friday following a drop on Wall Street as the stronger dollar sent Japanese issues lower and the arrest of an executive at Samsung weighed on Korean stocks.

  • Microsoft’s 3Q earnings grow 31 pct; stock falls

    Microsoft Corp.’s latest quarterly earnings rose 31 percent even as sales of its Windows operating system sagged.