Home Depot shares rose nearly 4 percent Tuesday after the home improvement company beat earnings expectations in the third quarter. Glimmers of a housing market recovery and preparations for Superstorm Sandy contributed to Home Depot's strong perfomance.
Can America's vast shale oil and gas reserves – combined with fracking and drilling technlogies – drive the U.S. to complete energy independence? It looks doubtful, according to OilPrice.com and a report from Credit Suisse.
Best Buy offer from the company's co-founder would take the electronics seller private only months after leaving as the company's chairman following a scandal involving its CEO. The Best Buy offer values the company at $8.84 billion.