Wal-Mart to offer auto insurance

CNNMoney: Wal-Mart Stores Inc. soon will offer auto insurance along with vegetables and garden supplies. The nation's largest retailer said Wednesday it is partnering with AutoInsurance.com to provide customers with "a one stop shop" for their auto insurance needs.

 

Commerce report: U.S. economy grew little in first quarter

Bloomberg: The U.S. economy barely grew in the first quarter as harsh winter weather chilled investment and exports dropped. The expansion stalled even as consumer spending on services rose by the most in 14 years. Gross domestic product grew at a 0.1 percent annualized rate from January through March, compared with a 2.6 percent gain in the prior quarter, according to figures from the Commerce Department released today in Washington.

 

Slowing growth in Twitter users tests Wall Street's patience

Reuters: Twitter Inc.'s slowing user growth has revived concerns about the microblogging service's prospects of one day matching Facebook Inc.'s 1.2 billion users. That prompted at least 16 analysts to cut their target price on the stock. Twitter stock, which has shed about a third of its value since the beginning of the year, opened down 11 percent at $37.80 on Wednesday, making it one of the top percentage losers on the New York Stock Exchange.