Lunch on Wall Street
U.S. consumers gained confidence this month, with more Americans pleased by current conditions and more hopeful about the future - Full Story.
U.S. home prices reached a new high in May for the sixth straight month, which may raise fears of another housing bubble roughly a decade after a previous one burst - Full Story.
McDonald's says a promotion for $1 sodas and a new line of premium burgers helped boost sales in its flagship U.S. market - Full Story.
General Motors' second-quarter net profit fell more than 40 percent as the carmaker lost money on the sale of its European unit and took charges for restructuring in India and selling its business in South Africa - Full Story.
In a bid to burnish its brand image, American bag and accessories maker Michael Kors is buying luxury shoemaker Jimmy Choo in a deal worth $1.35 billion (896 million pounds) - Full Story.
U.S. stock indexes returned to their winning ways Tuesday, and the Standard & Poor's 500 index headed for a record after corporate profits continued to come in better than analysts expected. McDonald's and Caterpillar were among the big companies reporting healthier-than-forecast earnings - Full Story.
Gov. Jerry Brown is set to sign legislation Tuesday keeping alive California's signature initiative to fight global warming, which puts a cap and a price on climate-changing emissions - Full Story.
Greece's first attempt to finance itself on bond markets since 2014 raised 3 billion euros ($3.5 billion) Tuesday from investors attracted by a high rate of return, in an encouraging sign that the country will be able to smoothly exit its bailout era next year - Full Story.
Updated: 7/25 11:37 AM