Tag Archives: 2015

Market Wrap: S&P 500 Erases 2015 Loss as Tech Stocks Surge

Filed under: Technology, Microsoft, Market News, Healthcare Industry, NASDAQ Richard Drew/AP By Caroline Valetkevitch NEW YORK – A tech share rally drove U.S. stocks up sharply for a second day Friday as earnings from companies including Microsoft beat analyst expectations, while health care shares rebounded from recent losses. The gains left the S&P 500 in positive territory for the year ...

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NASCAR Kansas 2015 results: Joey Logano wins Hollywood Casino 400

Joey Logano and Matt Kenseth tussled in the final laps of Sunday’s NASCAR race, culminating with Logano spinning Kenseth out to win. Joey Logano shoved his way by leader Matt Kenseth, then went on to win the Hollywood Casino 400 Sunday at Kansas Speedway. Kenseth and Logano had been battling for several laps and on several occasions Kenseth prevented Logano ...

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NFL 2015 schedule and results: Seahawks, Panthers battle in Seattle

The Seahawks are trying to hand the Panthers their first loss, while the Packers and Chargers are in a battle in Green Bay. Earlier, the Lions picked up their first win of the season, in overtime, and the Broncos stayed undefeated with an OT win in Cleveland. On Sunday night, the Patriots and Colts meet for the first time since ...

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Bracketology 2015: NCAA Tournament No. 1 seeds are still up for grabs on Selection Sunday

What will the committee do with five worthy contenders for remaining three spots on the top line of the 2015 NCAA Tournament bracket? While it’s clear that the Kentucky Wildcats will be the No. 1 overall seed in tonight’s real bracket — no matter what they do against Arkansas in the SEC Tournament final (1 p.m. ET, ESPN) — the ...

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NBA All-Star Celebrity Game 2015 results: West wins, Kevin Hart takes fourth MVP award

Kevin Hart won his fourth consecutive MVP award, Mo’ne Davis stole the show. Kevin Hart’s team lost, but he won his fourth MVP award in the 2015 NBA All-Star Celebrity Game on Friday night at the Barclay’s Center in Brooklyn, New York. The West, led by Skylar Diggins of the WNBA’s Tulsa Shock and Memphis Grizzlies owner Robert Pera with ...

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The big 2015 Georgia State football guide: Luckier, healthier, deeper … better?

Georgia State was banged up and unlucky. It has all the experience in the world heading into 2015. Now we have to see if the Panthers actually have any talent. Confused? Check out the advanced-stats glossary here. 1. Not how this was supposed to work In April 2008, with t’s crossed and i’s dotted, Georgia State University officially launched a football ...

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2015 NBA scores: Grizzlies ground Hawks, Trail Blazers end road losing streak

Memphis did what Golden State couldn’t, a big road win for Portland and the rest of the action Sunday in the NBA. The Memphis Grizzlies may be behind the Golden State Warriors in the standings, but Sunday night they did what Stephen Curry and company couldn’t by beating the Atlanta Hawks, 94-88. Just two days after Atlanta torched the Warriors’ ...

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NHL scores 2015: Price brilliant in Boston again, Hossa lifts Blackhawks

The Habs and Hawks brought down their rivals on the road on Sunday. So Carey Price is winning the Vezina Trophy, right? We’ve all come to the same conclusion? Good. We’re all on the same page. At this point it’s getting pretty difficult to deny the Montreal Canadiens netminder’s claim to the prize, especially after another brilliant effort in Boston ...

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How Ford Will Boost Its Profits in 2015

Filed under: Company News, Automotive Industry, Ford, Investing, This Built America FordFord spent a lot of time and money in 2014 updating the F-150. Now that production is ramping up, Ford CEO Mark Fields expects that big investment to start paying off. Ford Motor Co. (F) said last month that it earned a pre-tax profit of $ 6.3 billion in ...

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These Items Will Cost More in 2015

Filed under: Travel, Inflation, Consumer Goods, Food & Beverage, Products Tom Williams/Getty ImagesWith coffee prices on the rise, your morning latte will hit your wallet a little harder in 2015. By Susan Johnston Bad news for chocoholics: More worldwide demand and a West African drought impacting cacao crops could raise the price on your favorite sweet treat next year. “Manufacturers ...

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