NBR Shows

Tonight on Nightly Business Report, stocks turn in a strong August performance. But could September’s jam-packed calendar send stocks in a different direction? And, why Wal-Mart wants to be your primary care doctor.

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Tonight on Nightly Business Report, why renewed tensions on the Russia-Ukraine border are overshadowing better economic data here at home. And, worried about the hack attack on JP Morgan? We have some steps you can take to protect yourself and your small business.

Nightly Business Report — August 27, 2014

Tonight on Nightly Business Report, Alibaba’s profits nearly triple, increasing the buzz around its expected landmark IPO. And, six years after the Great Recession, the SEC tightens rules on two sectors at the center of the collapse. But is it too little too late?

Nightly Business Report — August 26, 2014

Tonight on Nightly Business Report, Merck and Pfizer, two giant pharmaceutical rivals, are now teaming up with a common goal – to combat a certain type of cancer. And, your back-to-school checklist for your portfolio.

Nightly Business Report — August 25, 2014

Tonight on Nightly Business Report, the S&P 500 breaks through 2,000 for the first time ever. Which sectors got the market to this point and which will lead the next leg? And, will Burger King become a Canadian company, with a lower tax rate, by buying Tim Hortons?

Nightly Business Report — August 22, 2014

Tonight on Nightly Business Report, Fed Chair Janet Yellen says the economy is improving but not enough to worry the market about moving up the rate-hiking time table. And, people are once again flipping homes but this time around the game has changed.

Nightly Business Report — August 21, 2014

Tonight on Nightly Business Report, as the S&P 500 closes at record levels, are you better off investing in an index fund that tracks the market or picking stocks? And, why natural gas is being deliberately burned across the oil-rich fields of North Dakota.

Profiting from California’s drought

Having a green lawn in the middle of drought-ridden California is becoming big business for some small companies.

Nightly Business Report — August 20, 2014

Tonight on Nightly Business Report, the debate over when the Federal Reserve will hike rates is intensifying and grabbing the attention of investors, Wall Street and Main Street. And, why did investors bid up shares of Target, despite the retailer’s weak profit outlook?

Nightly Business Report — August 19, 2014

Tonight on Nightly Business Report, homeowners poured money into renovation projects and that helped Home Depot’s bottomline. But is the trend expected to continue? And, how the Ice Bucket Challenge is changing the business model for charitable giving.

Nightly Business Report — August 18, 2014

Tonight on Nightly Business Report, no news was good news on Wall Street as a quiet August day ended with a 170-point gain on the Dow. And, you’ll never guess how much it costs to raise kids.

Nightly Business Report — August 15, 2014

Tonight on Nightly Business Report, the markets were rattled on reports of renewed fighting in Ukraine. What does it mean for your investments in stocks and bonds. And, why investors are starting to flee the once-hot, fast casual dining sector.

Nightly Business Report — August 14, 2014

Tonight on Nightly Business Report, a Warren Buffett milestone. Shares of his Berkshire Hathaway top $200,000 for the first time ever. And, after the closing bell, JC Penney had a big surprise for investors.

Nightly Business Report — August 13, 2014

Tonight on Nightly Business Report, will Cisco’s earnings after the closing bell set the tone for tomorrow? And, the SEC is reportedly looking into a group of funds growing in popularity with small investors. The risks and rewards of investing in Alternative Mutual Funds.

Nightly Business Report — August 12, 2014

Tonight on Nightly Business Report, retail earnings reports could drive the market later this week, but which is the one stock to own for the long term? And, is the health care system ready for aging baby boomers? The second in our four-part series ‘Aging in America.’