But upbeat economic picture somewhat clouded by rise in jobless claims.
Returns to the public markets some six years after going private in one of the largest deals of the leveraged buyout boom.
Former Bank of Israel governor said asked to be vice chair once Janet Yellen takes over as chief of the U.S. central bank.
Renews Buffett succession talk.
Cements social media network's rise into one of the biggest, most powerful U.S. companies.
The cumulative total of people who have selected health plans in new online marketplaces for for October and November at 365,000.
Markets gave a cautious approval to deal that could prevent a shutdown in the coming months.
Decision fuels fears rival Toyota Motor Corp will follow suit and put the entire local autos industry at risk.
David Cheesewright, who also runs Wal-Mart's Europe, Middle East and Africa operations takes the job.
Stanley Fischer, former Bank of Israel governor, expected to be the Federal Reserve's next vice chair under Janet Yellen.
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