DJIA: 16,408.54  -16.31 (-0.10%) | NASDAQ: 4,095.516  +9.291 (0.23%) | S&P 500: 1,864.85  +2.54 (0.14%) Markets closed

  • Show Article Details

    Google Inc's Internet business revenue grew 19 percent in the first quarter, falling short of Wall Street targets as the price of its online ads continued to decline. Shares of Google were down 5.7 percent at $525 in after-hours trading on Wednesday.

  • Show Article Details

     American Express  reported better-than-expected earnings but fell short of revenue estimates in its first quarter. After the bell, shares had slipped 0.69% to $86.80. The credit card company reported net income of $1.33 a share for the three months to March, 3 cents higher than analysts surveyed by Thomson Reuters (TRI) forecast.

  • Show Article Details

    SAN FRANCISCO- Google Inc. on Wednesday reported a first-quarter profit of $3.45 billion, or$ 5.04 a share, compared with a profit of $3.35 billion, or $4.97 a share for the year-earlier period. Adjusted revenue, which excludes traffic acquisition costs, was $12.19 billion. Adjusted profit was $6.27 a share.

  • Show Article Details

    NEW YORK-- American Express Co. (AXP) said late Wednesday its first-quarter earnings rose from a year ago but revenue fell just short of Wall Street expectations, despite rising year-to-year. The firm reported quarterly earnings of $1.43 billion, or $1.33 a share, up from $1.28 million, or $1.15 cents a share, in the year ago period. Revenue increased to $8.19 billion from $7.88 billion in the year-ago period.

  • Show Article Details

    Google Inc's Internet business revenue grew 19 percent in the first quarter, falling short of Wall Street targets as the price of its online ads continued to decline. Shares of Google were down 5.7 percent at $525 in after-hours trading on Wednesday.

  • Show Article Details

    Shares of Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (SIRI) are up 2.43% to $3.16 in afternoon trading on Wednesday. The satellite radio company announced today it will run special programming for the 2014 National Basketball Association playoffs. Programs will include game day play-by-play as well as interviews with NBA players both past and present. Must Read: Warren Buffett's 10 Favorite Growth Stocks.

  • Show Article Details

    Shares of British Sky Broadcasting Group plc (BSYBF) are up 2.53% to $60.46 after it was reported that the entertainment and communications provider joined with Discovery to bid on the U.K.'s Channel 5 TV station, according to Bloomberg. Viacom (VIA) is also involved, sources said. Northern & Shell owns Channel 5, which airs a number of popular shows. Must Read: Warren Buffett's 10 Favorite Growth Stocks.

  • Show Article Details

     voxeljet AG  rose Wednesday after the industrial 3D printing systems manufacturer announced the closing of its public offering of American Depositary Shares. The company sold 3 million ADSs at $15 per ADS. The stock rose more than 9% to a high of $16.65 for the day. Must Read: Warren Buffett's 10 Favorite Growth Stocks.

  • Show Article Details

    SAN FRANCISCO-- Yahoo Inc. (YHOO) jumped Wednesday after the Internet giant reported revenue growth for the first time in more than a year. Post Holdings Inc. (POST) also advanced on a Wall Street Journal report that it is on the verge of a mega-deal. Yahoo (YHOO) surged 5.6% after its first-quarter earnings report showed the company returned to growth.

  • Show Article Details

     China XD Plastics  surged more than 14.5% to a one-year high on heavy volume on Wednesday. The stock hit a high of $6.74 as of 3:07 p.m. More than 620,000 shares had changed hands, well above the average volume of 124,945. Must Read: Warren Buffett's 10 Favorite Growth Stocks.

  • Show Article Details

    Shares of CannaVEST Corp. (CANV) are up 50.06% to $25.33 on Wednesday afternoon following news the Colorado Department of Agriculture issued a Commercial Industrial Hemp Registration to the company, which makes consumer products from the hemp plant, allowing it to grow and produce industrial hemp.

  • Show Article Details

    Shares of World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. (WWE)  are up 4.19% to $21.62, reversing several down days, after the integrated media and entertainment company announced that WrestleMania 30 reached a record 1 million households in the U.S. alone on WWE Network and pay-per-view combined, the first time WrestleMania has eclipsed this mark domestically.

  • Show Article Details

    Shares of Southwest Airlines  are higher by 2.31% to $23.43. The discount airline will freeze the size of its jet fleet through 2015, a one-year extension, as the company focuses on increasing its return on invested capital, Bloomberg reports. That's a part of Southwest's (LUV) move to broaden its appeal to investors, along with stock buybacks and continuing its dividend.

  • Show Article Details

    AT&T Inc (T) might sit out a major U.S. auction of airwaves if regulators adopt rules that reserve some of the spectrum for smaller rivals, the No. 2 wireless company said in a filing released on Wednesday. The Federal Communications Commission recently drafted some of the rules for the highly complex auction scheduled for 2015.

  • Show Article Details

    Shares of Post Holdings Inc.  are surging, up 7.01% to $55.43. It was reported that the consumer goods company will acquire Michael Foods Group Inc., the processing and distribution business controlled by Goldman Sachs Group's (GS)  private-equity arm, according to Bloomberg. The deal is said to be worth $2.5 billion, sources said, and may be announced tomorrow.

  • Show Article Details

    AT&T (T) shares are up 0.7% to $35.94 in trading on Wednesday.The stock received a bump after the telecom company announced that it had entered into a multi-year deal with automaker Volvo (VOLAF). Must Read: Warren Buffett's 10 Favorite Growth Stocks. STOCKS TO BUY: TheStreet Quant Ratings has identified a handful of stocks that can potentially TRIPLE in the next 12 months.