Walmart to Start Holiday Layaway a Month Earlier
The biggest U.S. retailer will offer layaway a month early as it helps credit-strapped individuals pay for goods overtime.
William Morrison Supermarkets Buys Back 500,000 Shares
William Morrison Supermarkets PLC (MRW.LN) Monday said it purchased 500,000 ordinary shares at an average price of 285.53 pence per share on Aug. 20.
GlaxoSmithKline Buys Back 726,000 Shares
GlaxoSmithKline PLC (GSK.LN) Monday said it purchased 726,000 ordinary shares on August 20.
British American Tobacco Buys Back 160,000 Shares For Treasury
British American Tobacco PLC (BATS.LN) said Monday it purchased 160,000 of its ordinary shares for an average price of 3,326.8777 pence per share to hold in treasury.
Compass Group Buys Back 350,000 Shares to Cancel/717.6500P
Compass Group PLC (CPG.LN) announced Monday that it purchased for cancellation 350,000 ordinary shares at a price of 717.6500 pence per share.
Kinder Morgan Energy Sells Certain Assets for About $1.8 Billion
Kinder Morgan Energy Partners LP (KMP) has agreed to sell some of its Rocky Mountain natural-gas processing and pipeline assets to Tallgrass Energy Partners LP for about $1.8 billion as part of a deal with federal antitrust regulators to allow its recent acquisition of El Paso Corp. to go forward.
Facebook Shares Bounce Off New Low
Facebook shares rallied after touching a new low of $18.75, more than 50% beneath the social network's issue price three months ago.
Apple, Valero Energy Among Stocks Hitting 52-Week Highs Monday
These are the nine most popular stocks that rose to 52-week highs: While trading on above-average volume, Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) climbed today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $648.19.
Aetna, QIHOO 360 Technology Included in Stocks Up on High Volume Monday
These are the stocks that are up on above-average volume today: Aetna (NYSE:AET) is up on high volume today, trading with volume of 9.1 million, or 3.2 times its average daily volume.
Lowe's Cos, Waste Management Among Stocks Down on Above-average Volume Monday
Today, these stocks are down on high volume: Trading at a volume of 29.2 million, or 2.3 times its average daily volume, Lowe's Cos (NYSE:LOW) is down on high volume today.