MarketWatch - Thursday, August 21, 2014

By CBS News

Published 08/21 2014 06:29AM

Updated 08/21 2014 06:30AM

If you're keeping on top of the markets this morning,  Thursday, August 21,  2014...

The Nikkei is up 132 points today in Japan.
The Dow added 59.5 points Wednesday.
The Nasdaq was flat.

UPS says it has discovered malware in its information systems.
Customers at at least 51 stores in 24 locations in the U.S may have been affected.
Names, addresses and payment card information may have been compromised.

The world's largest travel site has announced it's teaming up with Uber.
Trip Advisor now has a new feature for its smartphone app that allows travelers to reserve a ride to restaurants, attractions, and hotels in more than 40
cities worldwide through Uber.
The app on Trip Advisor takes customers to the Uber site, to complete a reservation for a car.

Lowe's is now anticipating rising revenue for the rest of the year.
The home improvement company says second quarter net income rose 10 percent.
Part of the reason - improving weather.

If you could have more vacation time, would you take it?
Well a new survey by career resource website Glassdoor, finds employees use 51 percent of their eligible vacation time and paid time off.
Only a quarter of the more than 2,000 people surveyed used 100% of their vacation benefits.

Copyright 2016 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.