U.S. court sentences American David Headley to 35 years for aiding plotters of the deadly Islamic militant attacks on Mumbai in 2008. Sarah Charlton reports.
NASA rocket scientists in Alabama are testing an old engine that was designed for the 1969 moon mission. They’re trying to see what the old technology can teach them, as they prepare for a return to the moon.
Defense Secretary Leon Panetta and the U.S. military chief announce a historic step of lifting the military’s ban on women in front line combat. Sarah Charlton reports.
Japan’s auto sector is still recovering from the 2011 earthquake and a consumer backlash in China. But Honda looks set to show strong growth, says Reuters’ Economics and Markets Editor for Asia Wayne Arnold.
A better than expected unemployment report helped send the S&P 500 above 1,500 for the first time since December 2007. Weekly jobless claims fell to a nearly 5-year low, down 5000 to a seasonally adjusted 330,000, according to the Labor Department.
According to the Labor Department, the number of Americans filing for unemployment fell to multi-year lows last week. Initial jobless claims dropped 5,000 to a seasonally-adjusted 300,000 for the week ended January 19th, well below estimates of 360,000.
Dillard’s (DDS) was upgraded by Credit Suisse (CS) to outperform from neutral with a price target of $95, as the company is ready for a retail spending shift. Shares are higher by nearly four percent.
Vine for iOS is using a clean look to merge the worlds of GIFs and social media. The app allows users to share life through short, six second, loopable videos.
Bancorpsouth Incorporated (BXS) maintained its quarterly dividend of 1 cent per share. The dividend is payable April 1, 2013 to shareholders of record at the close of business on March 15, 2013.
Astoria Financial Corporation (AF) maintained its quarterly dividend of 4 cents per share. Stockholders of record on Friday, February 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.04 per share on Friday, March 1st.