Economic Slowdown Puts Brazil's Plans to Buy New Fighter Jets on Hold
Brazil Defense Minister Celso Amorim said the economic slowdown has delayed a long-awaited decision to purchase a new generation of fighter jets.
Kohl's, Liberty Interactive Among Stocks Down on High Volume Thursday
A few stocks are down on high volume today: Kohl's (NYSE:KSS) was down on high volume, trading with volume of 7.5 million, or 2.3 its average daily volume.
Money-Market Inflows $10.94 Billion in Latest Week - ICI
Assets in money-market funds increased by $10.94 billion in the week ended Wednesday as investors added to both retail and institutional funds, according to the Investment Company Institute.
Nvidia Shares Up As Results, Outlook Beat Street
Nvidia Corp. on Thursday reported a second-quarter profit of $119 million, or 19 cents a share, compared with a profit of $151.6 million, or 25 cents a share, for the year-earlier period.
Nordstrom's 2Q Net Tops Views; '12 Outlook Upgraded
Nordstrom reported better-than-expected second-quarter profit and raised its full-year outlook, citing strong demand at its discount Rack stores and prompting the retailer to focus on opening more over the next four years.
Lions Gate Swings To Second-quarter Loss
Film studio operator Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. reported after the close Thursday a second-quarter net loss of $44.2 million, or 33 cents a share, swinging from a gain of $10.3 million, or 8 cents a share, for the same period a year ago.
Fusion-io Up 19% In After Hours On Strong Results
Fusion-io Inc. shares climbed as much as 19% in after-hours trading following the memory technology company's fiscal fourth-quarter results.
Nordstrom, Nvidia Results Due After Hours
Upscale retailer Nordstrom Inc. , chip company Nvidia Corp. and for-profit education services provider DeVry Inc. are each expected to release quarterly results Thursday evening.