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  • Yahoo's 3Q earnings soar on Alibaba windfall

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    SUNNYVALE, Calif. (AP) — Yahoo's third-quarter earnings soared as the Internet company collected a huge windfall from Alibaba's recent IPO. Revenue also rose slightly from the previous year, a welcome change for a company that has been posting quarterly declines for most of the past...

  • Canadian Pacific CEO says rail deal possible

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    The CEO of Canadian Pacific thinks U.S. regulators would approve a well-structured railroad merger, but nothing is planned now that talks with CSX ended. CEO Hunter Harrison said during a conference call Tuesday he doesn't agree with the view that the Surface Transportation Board...

  • Q&A with Dr. Ken Gibson, CEO of Learning Rx

    By charise simpson Special to The Gazette -
    Published: Tue, Oct 21, 2014

    DR. KEN GIBSON CEO, Learning Rx Dr. Ken Gibson lays claim to being the nation's first pediatric optometrist, a job he undertook in the late 1960s as he launched his career in Appleton, Wis. In addition to prescribing and fitting lenses for his young patients, he focused on their...

  • Study finds drugs still in recalled supplements

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    CHICAGO (AP) — Dietary supplements containing potentially dangerous prescription drug ingredients may still be for sale even years after safety recalls, a study found. In supplements bought online, researchers detected hidden steroids, similar ingredients to Viagra and Prozac and a...

  • US stocks log biggest gain of the year; Apple up

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — The stock market had its best day of the year as investors applauded solid earnings from U.S. companies and economic growth in China. It was the fourth straight gain for the Standard & Poor's 500. The index climbed 37 points, or 2 percent, to 1,941. The market has now...

  • Big slump is no cause to ditch stock market

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — After more than five years of stock market gains, investors could be forgiven for worrying that big sell-offs may be the harbingers of bigger slumps. But, even as stocks were plunging last week, strategists and professional investors were telling their clients that the...

  • Nielsen's top prime-time programs for Oct. 13-19

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for Oct. 13-19. Listings include the week's ranking and viewership. 1. NFL Football: San Francisco at Denver, NBC, 23.79 million. 2. "Sunday Night NFL Pre-Kick," NBC, 17.76 million. 3. "NCIS," CBS, 17.26 million. 4. "NCIS: New...

  • Figures on government spending and debt

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Figures on government spending and debt (last six digits are eliminated). The government's fiscal year runs Oct. 1 through Sept. 30.

  • Marcato Capital takes 6.5 percent stake in NCR

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    Marcato Capital Management LP has taken a 6.5 percent stake in NCR Corp. and is pushing for changes at the maker of ATMs and self-service checkout machines. The investment firm's nearly 10.9 million shares make it NCR's largest shareholder. Marcato also said in the regulatory filing...

  • MOVERS & SHAKERS

    The Gazette -
    Published: Tue, Oct 21, 2014

    Trish StJohn has joined the staff of CASA of the Pikes Peak Region as development director. StJohn has 12 years of experience in fundraising and nonprofit resource development. She has worked with the American Heart Association, American Cancer Society, and most recently as a branch...

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