Strong earnings from IBM and other technology companies nudged the stock market higher Thursday, but a trio of weak economic reports kept the gains in check.
Visa Inc. has dropped the card processor involved in a massive data breach from its registry of providers that meet data security standards.
American Express card holders can use the Twitter online messaging service to get exclusive discounts and other deals from more than a dozen retailers under a partnership announced Tuesday.
American Express is jumping into the daily deals arena.
Perhaps 2011 will go down as the "Year of the Brutally Honest Parenting Debate."
Local munitions maker Allied Defense Group Inc. is on the verge of bouncing back from two years of losses, the Vienna, Va., company said last week.