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Nearly 2 in 3 Americans are limiting their monthly spending, largely to save more money, according to a new study.

Etsy shares more than doubled in its first day of trading Thursday after pricing its IPO at $16 a share. The stock opened at $31 and touched a high of $34.54 on the Nasdaq. What is the stock doing now? (Get the latest quote here.) Read More Is Etsy the next eBay, Amazon or dot-com bust? …

Tech giant Apple is joining the Dow Jones Industrial Average, replacing AT&T. The change is expected to take place after the market close on March 18. The change will be effective with the opening of trading on Thursday, March 19. The average change was prompted by Visa’s 4-for-1 stock split, which is scheduled to be effective …

Stocks kicked off the second quarter with solid gains with the S&P 500 setting a fresh intraday record following a batch of economic reports. Major averages logged a three-day win streak for the first time since February. Read More After-hours buzz: Apollo Education, Wells Fargo, Ford, GM & more Name Price Change %Change DJIA Dow Jones …

Stocks eased off their best levels Tuesday after the S&P 500 briefly shot to a fresh intraday record, as investors digested the latest batch of economic reports. Read More Traders start Q2 by pitting growth against value Name Price Change %Change DJIA Dow Jones Industrial Average 16522.88 65.22 0.40% S&P 500 S&P 500 Index 1880.32 7.98 …

Stocks wrapped up the session on a high note, with the Dow logging triple-digit gains, after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said there’s still room for the central bank to help the economy. But major index ended relatively flat for the first quarter of 2014. “This week, we’ll see a bit of bargain hunting, especially …

Stocks eased off session lows but still finished firmly in the red Wednesday after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen suggested interest rate hikes would happen about six months after quantitative easing ends. “The market is terrified of rising interest rates and any hint of them coming sooner than they think pushes it down the way …

Oracle shares slumped Tuesday after the software maker posted earnings and revenue that fell shy of Wall Street estimates. The company posted earnings of 68 cents a share, excluding one-time items, on revenue of $9.32 billion. Analysts expected the enterprise software and computer hardware company to report earnings of 70 cents a share on revenue of …

This story is developing. Please check back for further updates. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said Thursday that harsh winter weather may have had an impact on recent economic data and reiterated her stance that accomodative monetary policy should remain appropriate for some time. (Read more: The Fed is ‘out of touch’: Polcari) “Since my appearance …

Private investment management firm G Asset Management said on Friday it has made a proposal to acquire a 51-percent stake in either Barnes & Noble or in the Nook digital business. The proposal for Barnes & Noble would be for $22 a share, which would value the chain at $1.32 billion. The current offer is a sweetened …

Oracle announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Responsys in a deal worth nearly $1.5 billion, as the software giant looks to strengthen its cloud division. Shares of Responsys spiked nearly 40 percent after being temporarily halted following the announcement. Oracle’s offer of $27 a share represents a 38-percent premium to Responsys’ closing price on …

Fed begins a $10 billion taper. This story is developing. Please check back for further updates. The Federal Reserve’s Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) kicked off its final two-day meeting of 2013 on Tuesday. Stocks have continued their record run with the Dow and S&P hitting all-time highs since the Fed didn’t pull back on its monthly asset-purchasing program back in September as …

The Securities and Exchange Commission has commenced an investigation into Barnes & Noble’s accounting, pushing shares of the bookstore chain sharply lower. On Thursday afternoon, Barnes & Noble disclosed in an SEC filing that the SEC is investigating the company’s restatement of earnings announced in July. The SEC is also looking into a “separate matter related …

President Barack Obama said his administration “fumbled” the rollout of his health care law and announced an administrative fix Thursday, allowing a one-year health plan renewal for insurers whose policies would be otherwise canceled. “We did fumble the ball on it and what I’m going to do is make sure we get it fixed,” Obama …