CBS Market Watch

Market Snapshot: U.S. stocks open h...

Market Snapshot: U.S. stocks open higher; Facebook jumps on results

U.S. stocks open higher with the S&P 500 reaching record territory on the back of upbeat earnings.
Paul B. Farrell: Great Crash of 201...

Paul B. Farrell: Great Crash of 2016, third $10 trillion loss this century

Sometime after the Great Crash of 2016, Fed Chairwoman Janet Yellen will be testifying before Congress, just like Alan Greenspan was forced to do in 2008. She will be explaining why America has already had three megacrashes in the 21st Century.
The Wall Street Journal: JetBlue pr...

The Wall Street Journal: JetBlue profit jumps as revenue rises

Discount airline says higher traffic helped boost revenue.
Economic Report: Jobless claims low...

Economic Report: Jobless claims lowest in more than eight years

The number of unemployed workers applying for jobless benefits tumbled to the lowest level in more than eight years, signaling that employers are letting go of very few workers.
Bond Report: Treasurys tumble on da...

Bond Report: Treasurys tumble on data as rally fades

Treasury prices fall after global data, paring back a recent rise.
NewsWatch: Jobless claims lowest in...

NewsWatch: Jobless claims lowest in more than eight years

The number of unemployed workers applying for jobless benefits tumbled to the lowest level in more than eight years, signaling that employers are letting go of very few workers.

BBC

Europe lifts Tel Aviv flights ban

Europe lifts Tel Aviv flights ban

The European Aviation Safety Agency has joined the US in lifting its ban on flights to Tel Aviv's Ben Gurion airport.
GM profits hit by recall problems

GM profits hit by recall problems

Earnings at the US carmaker General Motors slump because of the cost of vehicle recalls.
Unipart Automotive sheds 1,200 jobs

Unipart Automotive sheds 1,200 jobs

More than 1,200 jobs are lost from Solihull-based car parts firm Unipart Automotive as it goes into administration.
UK retail sales continue to grow

UK retail sales continue to grow

The volume of goods sold in the UK's shops, stores and supermarkets continues to grow, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS).
Alstom charged with corruption

Alstom charged with corruption

Alston Network, a UK subsidiary of the giant French engineering group Alstom, has been charged with corruption by the Serious Fraud Office (SFO).
'Risk of debt peril' when rates ris...

'Risk of debt peril' when rates rise

A "relatively benign" rise in interest rates still has the potential to double the number of households facing debt problems, a think tank has said.

Reuters

Missing Air Algerie plane from Burk...

Missing Air Algerie plane from Burkina Faso has crashed: Algerian official

ALGIERS (Reuters) - An Air Algerie flight crashed on Thursday en route from Ouagadougou in Burkina Faso to Algiers with 110 passengers on board, an Algerian aviation official said.






U.S. lifts ban on flights to Israel...

U.S. lifts ban on flights to Israel as Gaza toll tops 700

GAZA/JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel won a partial reprieve from the economic pain of its Gaza war on Thursday with the lifting of a U.S. ban on commercial flights to Tel Aviv, as fighting pushed the Palestinian death toll over 700.






Jobless claims fall to lowest level...

Jobless claims fall to lowest level since early 2006

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell to the lowest level in nearly 8-1/2 years last week, suggesting the labor market recovery was gaining traction.
Taiwan launches inquiry into plane ...

Taiwan launches inquiry into plane crash that killed 48

TAIPEI (Reuters) - Taiwan authorities launched an investigation on Thursday into the crash of a TransAsia Airways turboprop plane in which 48 people were killed with the weather expected to be a factor in the inquiry.






Russia says will cooperate with MH1...

Russia says will cooperate with MH17 probe led by Netherlands

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Russia will cooperate with the investigation into the downing of a Malaysian airliner a week ago and is satisfied that the Netherlands, rather than Ukraine, is leading the effort, the country's ambassador to Malaysia said on Thursday.






GM's profit falls on recall costs, ...

GM's profit falls on recall costs, victims' compensation fund

DETROIT (Reuters) - General Motors Co reported a much lower second-quarter profit on Thursday due to numerous recalls and the expected cost of at least $400 million for a compensation fund for those killed or injured by a defective ignition switch linked to at least 13 deaths.

NewYorkTimes

Corner Office: Lonne Jaffe, chief e...

Corner Office: Lonne Jaffe, chief executive of Syncsort, on the importance of setting priorities

A software company executive says that figuring out how to spend your time can almost as important as how well you execute.






DealBook: Obama Administration Pres...

DealBook: Obama Administration Presses for Retroactive Legislation on Tax Inversions

The Treasury Department?s assistant secretary for tax policy makes the case that any laws targeting inversions should be retroactive to May 2014,.






DealBook: White House to Begin $10 ...

DealBook: White House to Begin $10 Billion Farm Investment Fund

The fund will be managed by Capitol Peak Asset Management and the Agriculture Department will help find projects for it.






DealBook: After Split Vote, S.E.C. ...

DealBook: After Split Vote, S.E.C. Approves Rules on Money Market Funds

Nearly six years since the panic after the collapse of Lehman Brothers, the S.E.C.?s new rules are intended to prevent investors from dumping their shares in funds during times of stress.






G.M. Plans to Pay More Than $400 Mi...

G.M. Plans to Pay More Than $400 Million to Victims of Faulty Ignition Switch

The automaker included the estimate in its report of second-quarter earnings, which dropped 84 percent from a year earlier, in part because of recall costs.






Ford Profit Beats Expectations

Ford Profit Beats Expectations

Better-than-expected earnings in North America and Europe countered weaker results in Asia-Pacific and South America.

ABC

Town Battles High Gas Prices With P...

Town Battles High Gas Prices With Public Fuel Center

City officials in Somerset, Kentucky, about 70 miles south of Lexington, say they have responded to 'big business' by opening a taxpayer-supported gas station for the public with the purpose of driving down pump prices.
Why Tim Cook is 'Incredibly Excited...

Why Tim Cook is 'Incredibly Excited' About Apple

Despite sinking iPad sales, Apple CEO Tim Cook said he is "incredibly excited."
Everything Apple Won‚??t Talk About...

Everything Apple Won‚??t Talk About During Today's Earnings Call

When Apple reports its third-quarter earnings today, investors will be interested in production numbers and sales forecasts. Customers, on the other hand, are interested in juicy details that only appear in the dreams of Apple fans.
Profits Plunge at General Motors

Profits Plunge at General Motors

Recalls appear to have cut into automaker's bottom line.
Union Pacific 2Q Profit Chugs Ahead...

Union Pacific 2Q Profit Chugs Ahead 17 Percent

Union Pacific's 2Q profit climbs 17 percent as railroad hauls more freight, increases rates
Southwest Reports Record Profit of ...

Southwest Reports Record Profit of $465M for 2Q

Higher fares, more full seats help push Southwest Airlines to record 2Q profit of $465 million

InternetNews

Tech Stocks Gain Despite HP's Plung...

Tech Stocks Gain Despite HP's Plunge

HP investors had a bad day, but the rest of the tech sector fared well.
HP CEO Hurd Quits After Harassment ...

HP CEO Hurd Quits After Harassment Investigation

As the executive who oversaw its turnaround departs, the tech titan rushes to reassure customers and shareholders.
FCC Drops Closed-Door Net Neutralit...

FCC Drops Closed-Door Net Neutrality Talks

In the wake of reported sideline talks between two rivals, the FCC says it lacks a "robust framework to preserve the openness and freedom of the Internet."
Microsoft-Salesforce Deal: Who Won?

Microsoft-Salesforce Deal: Who Won?

What's behind the settlement between a rising power in the cloud and software-as-a-service and software colossus Microsoft, which is trying to make its own inroads into the area?
Say What? The Week's Top Five IT Qu...

Say What? The Week's Top Five IT Quotes

Google Wave crashes, fighting to keep mainframe skills alive, beware the Outernet and more.
Android Passes RIM as Top Mobile OS...

Android Passes RIM as Top Mobile OS in 2Q

Google's Android operating systems hustled past RIM's BlackBerry OS in the second quarter, a byproduct of the release of several new 4G smartphones and wider carrier coverage for the devices.

FoxNews

More to a beer career than a passio...

More to a beer career than a passion for partying

More to a beer career than a passion for partying

Passion-filled beer career

Apple-Metro CEO: Money has to follo...

Apple-Metro CEO: Money has to follow, not lead

Apple-Metro CEO: Money has to follow, not lead

Key to franchise success

Norfolk Southern CEO: Rail industry...

Norfolk Southern CEO: Rail industry has a great safety record

Norfolk Southern CEO: Rail industry has a great safety record

Norfolk Southern CEO on 2Q results

Inside the minds of CEOs

Inside the minds of CEOs

Inside the minds of CEOs

Insights from the C-suite

PepsiCo CFO: Innovation and value a...

PepsiCo CFO: Innovation and value are key to growth

PepsiCo CFO: Innovation and value are key to growth

PepsiCo 2Q earnings beat

TD Ameritrade CEO: The whole story ...

TD Ameritrade CEO: The whole story comes down to volatility

TD Ameritrade CEO: The whole story comes down to volatility

TD Ameritrade CEO on mobile trades

CNN

The 4 biggest investing mistakes

The 4 biggest investing mistakes

Strategists say these moves are what investors shouldn't be doing now.
Hackers get 20,000 ECB e-mail addre...

Hackers get 20,000 ECB e-mail addresses

Hackers have broken into a database at the European Central Bank, stealing 20,000 e-mail addresses and other contact information. The bank said its market data was not affected.
GM to pay victims at least $400 mil...

GM to pay victims at least $400 million

Costs of compensation and repairing recalled cars wipes out automaker's profit.
Chinese homebuyers flocking to the ...

Chinese homebuyers flocking to the U.S.

Read full story for latest details.
McDonald's stands by rotten meat su...

McDonald's stands by rotten meat supplier

McDonald's is standing by a supplier in China accused of selling expired and tainted meat.
China's factories roar to life

China's factories roar to life

Manufacturing activity is at an 18-month high in China as factories roar to life after a dismal start to the year.

WallStreet Journal

Facebook Answers With Mobile Surge

Facebook Answers With Mobile Surge

Facebook's profit more than doubled and revenue beat estimates amid strong growth in mobile advertising.
U.S. Seeks New Rules for Rail-Shipp...

U.S. Seeks New Rules for Rail-Shipped Fuel

The U.S. government wants to phase out thousands of railroad tank cars that carry crude oil and ethanol within two years, as part of proposed rules to upgrade safety for trains carrying flammable fuels.
New Startup Airlines Crowd the Skie...

New Startup Airlines Crowd the Skies

The U.S. airline industry's newfound health is breeding something not seen in years: a flock of startups. All share an optimism that they can defy the odds in an industry that has seen 77 bankruptcies in the 20 years.
GM's Profit, Hit by Recalls, Tumble...

GM's Profit, Hit by Recalls, Tumbles 80%

GM reported an 80% drop its second-quarter net profit, with earnings hit by $1.5 billion in charges related to vehicle recalls and money set aside to fund a compensation plan for victims of accidents linked to defective ignition-switches.
Wal-Mart's U.S. Chief to Leave

Wal-Mart's U.S. Chief to Leave

Wal-Mart's U.S. chief, Bill Simon, who struggled to lift sales as it fought off competition from dollar stores and online retailers, will leave the company Aug. 8, the retailer said.
Volatile Mix: Social Media and Coup...

Volatile Mix: Social Media and Coupons

Retailers including Wal-Mart, Target and others are taking steps to limit price-matching as social-media websites turn discounting into a viral frenzy.

Washington Post

Baby or bust: When the economy dete...

Baby or bust: When the economy determines whether you can afford a child

Those of us with kids know all too well the cost of raising a child. And if you go bust, as many folks did during the Great Recession, you feel the pain of trying to continue providing for your kids when there isn?t any income or at least much less than the family has been used to having.

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Wonkblog: No, you aren?t crazy: Som...

Wonkblog: No, you aren?t crazy: Some Lay?s potato chip bags†actually do have fewer chips inside

This is going to ruffle a few feathers.

PepsiCo purposely packs fewer chips†into its flavored chip bags, Hugh Johnston, the company's CFO, told the Associated Press.†"There might be an ounce or two less [in those bags]," Johnston said.

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Wonkblog: Wonkbook ? The latest ris...

Wonkblog: Wonkbook ? The latest risk in the migrant crisis: politics

Welcome to Wonkbook, Wonkblog?s morning policy news primer by Puneet Kollipara ( @pkollipara ). To subscribe by e-mail, click†here. Send comments, criticism or ideas to Wonkbook at Washpost dot com. To read more by the Wonkblog team, click†here.†Follow us†on Twitter and Facebook.

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The Switchboard: Twitter?s diversit...

The Switchboard: Twitter?s diversity report reveals ?a lot of work? ahead

Published every weekday, the Switchboard is your morning helping of hand-picked stories from The Switch team.

A couple of housekeeping reminders: Join us on Friday at 11 a.m. Eastern for Switchback, our weekly livechat. And on Tuesday, come visit us in D.C. to celebrate The Switch's one-year anniversary! Details here.

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Behind Comcast?s truthy ad campaign...

Behind Comcast?s truthy ad campaign for net neutrality

Comcast has two big goals in Washington this year. The first is to get its merger with Time Warner Cable approved by federal regulators. The second is to forestall what it views as potentially onerous new regulations on its broadband business.

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How not to shut down coal plants

How not to shut down coal plants

PUEBLO, Colo.†? Sharon Garcia is stumbling around her dining room in the dark, trying to find Post-It notes.

As she has for years, Garcia wants to affix the notes, marked with dollar signs, to light switches all around her house. The message to her five kids: Light is expensive.

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CBS Stock Market

Stocks to Watch: Reader alert: Cove...

Stocks to Watch: Reader alert: Coverage of stocks to watch has moved

MarketWatch has combined its coverage of the day?s big movers in the premarket and regular stock-market sessions to give readers seamless coverage beginning at 5:30 a.m.
Stocks to Watch: DuPont, Nike, KB H...

Stocks to Watch: DuPont, Nike, KB Home are stocks to watch

Among the companies whose shares are expected to see active trade in Friday?s session are DuPont, Nike, and KB Home.
Stocks to Watch: Bed Bath & Beyond,...

Stocks to Watch: Bed Bath & Beyond, GoPro, Nike are stocks to watch

Among the companies whose shares are expected to see active trade in Thursday?s session are Bed Bath & Beyond, GoPro, and Nike.
Stocks to Watch: Google, Barnes & N...

Stocks to Watch: Google, Barnes & Noble are stocks to watch Wednesday

Among the companies whose shares are expected to see active trade in Wednesday?s session are Google Inc., and Barnes and Noble Inc.
Stocks to Watch: Wisconsin Energy, ...

Stocks to Watch: Wisconsin Energy, Oracle, GE are stocks to watch

Wisconsin Energy Corp., Oracle Corp., and General Electric Co. may all see active trading after deals, or talk of deals.
Stocks to Watch: Stocks to watch: O...

Stocks to Watch: Stocks to watch: Oracle, Smith & Wesson, Family Dollar

Among the companies whose shares are expected to see active trade in Friday?s session are Oracle, Smith & Wesson, and Family Dollar.

BBC Stock Market

Europe lifts Tel Aviv flights ban

Europe lifts Tel Aviv flights ban

The European Aviation Safety Agency has joined the US in lifting its ban on flights to Tel Aviv's Ben Gurion airport.
GM profits hit by recall problems

GM profits hit by recall problems

Earnings at the US carmaker General Motors slump because of the cost of vehicle recalls.
Qualcomm disputes China phone sales

Qualcomm disputes China phone sales

US chipmaker Qualcomm claims some Chinese companies are misrepresenting sales to minimise their payments.
Spanish unemployment below 25%

Spanish unemployment below 25%

The unemployment rate in Spain falls below 25% for the first time in two years, as the economy begins to grow.
LG Electronics sees big profit jump

LG Electronics sees big profit jump

LG Electronics sees a big jump in second quarter profit, due to turnaround in its mobile phone division.
Google to face Europe data watchdog...

Google to face Europe data watchdogs

Google will meet data regulators from across the EU to discuss the implications of the controversial "right to be forgotten" ruling.

Reuters Stock Market

U.S. small business borrowing slows...

U.S. small business borrowing slows in February

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. small businesses borrowing hit a five month low in February, in the latest indication of slower economic growth in the first quarter after an unusually harsh winter.

NewYorkTimes Stock Market

China?s Energy Plans Will Worsen Cl...

China?s Energy Plans Will Worsen Climate Change, Greenpeace Says

Two operational coal-to-gas plants in China and 48 proposed ones would together emit an estimated 1.1 billion tons of carbon dioxide per year, Greenpeace said.






G.M. Plans to Pay More Than $400 Mi...

G.M. Plans to Pay More Than $400 Million to Victims of Faulty Ignition Switch

The automaker included the estimate in its report of second-quarter earnings, which dropped 84 percent from a year earlier, in part because of recall costs.
Bits Blog: Open Source and the Chal...

Bits Blog: Open Source and the Challenge of Making Money

Many open source companies now work the same way: Get a software project going that outsiders can work on, and then sell proprietary stuff that makes the open source project useful.






DealBook: Standard Chartered ?Unite...

DealBook: Standard Chartered ?United? in Its Support of C.E.O., Board Says

Standard Chartered said its directors fully supported Peter Sands, its chief executive, and John Peace, its chairman, rebutting British media reports that the bank had undertaken succession planning for Mr. Sands.






Incomes and Outcomes: Why Voters Ar...

Incomes and Outcomes: Why Voters Aren?t Angrier About Economic Inequality

Research finds little connection between a nation?s income gaps and government effort to close it by taxing the rich to help the poor.
E.C.B. Says It Has Been Hacked in A...

E.C.B. Says It Has Been Hacked in Apparent Blackmail Attempt

The European Central Bank said that no market-sensitive information was compromised and that it had received an email seeking money in return for the data.






Internet Stock Market News

Microsoft Inks UC Deal With Polycom

Microsoft Inks UC Deal With Polycom

Under a multi-year agreement unveiled Monday, Polycom will begin shipping integrated unified communications solutions built on Microsoft's Communications Server 14.
IT Earnings Way Up at Job Site Elan...

IT Earnings Way Up at Job Site Elance

Google App Engine, HTML5, search engine optimization and social media marketing are among the fastest movers on Elance's list of hot job opportunities available online.
Google, Verizon Posit Net Neutralit...

Google, Verizon Posit Net Neutrality Accord

The two Internet and communications giants have put aside their differences to hammer what could be a palatable legislative solution to the net neutrality brouhaha.
Tech Stocks Gain Despite HP's Plung...

Tech Stocks Gain Despite HP's Plunge

HP investors had a bad day, but the rest of the tech sector fared well.
New Federal Data Breach Bill Debuts...

New Federal Data Breach Bill Debuts in Senate

The new bill is getting early support from prominent Democrats and could require enterprises meet tighter security measures and new notification rules.
Cisco Unveils Top 10 Web Malware Th...

Cisco Unveils Top 10 Web Malware Threats

Contaminated websites are still a threat, but Cisco's latest security report suggests that are plenty of other Web-borne malware scams that can cost you or your company dearly.

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CNN Stock Market

Stocks: 6 things to know before the...

Stocks: 6 things to know before the open

Here's what you need to know about the markets before you start your business day.
Dunkin' stock dunked on poor sales

Dunkin' stock dunked on poor sales

The owner of Dunkin' Donuts reported weak sales and lowered its outlook. It blamed the weather. But tough competition may be the real reason. Investors aren't pleased.
Meet CNNMoney's new Tech 30 stock i...

Meet CNNMoney's new Tech 30 stock index

CNNMoney has created a portfolio of the 30 most important technology stocks on the planet that you can track every day.
The 4 biggest investing mistakes

The 4 biggest investing mistakes

Avoiding stocks, chasing yield, focusing on the short-term and forgetting inflation. Sound familiar? Strategists say this is what investors shouldn't be doing now.
Facebook at all-time high on mobile...

Facebook at all-time high on mobile might

Facebook posted another strong quarter driven by its success in mobile advertising revenue.
ECB hacked: 20,000 e-mail addresses...

ECB hacked: 20,000 e-mail addresses stolen

Hackers have broken into a database at the European Central Bank, stealing 20,000 e-mail addresses and other contact information. The bank said its market data was not affected.

WallStreet Journal

Facebook Answers With Mobile Surge

Facebook Answers With Mobile Surge

Facebook's profit more than doubled and revenue beat estimates amid strong growth in mobile advertising.
U.S. Seeks New Rules for Rail-Shipp...

U.S. Seeks New Rules for Rail-Shipped Fuel

The U.S. government wants to phase out thousands of railroad tank cars that carry crude oil and ethanol within two years, as part of proposed rules to upgrade safety for trains carrying flammable fuels.
New Startup Airlines Crowd the Skie...

New Startup Airlines Crowd the Skies

The U.S. airline industry's newfound health is breeding something not seen in years: a flock of startups. All share an optimism that they can defy the odds in an industry that has seen 77 bankruptcies in the 20 years.
GM's Profit, Hit by Recalls, Tumble...

GM's Profit, Hit by Recalls, Tumbles 80%

GM reported an 80% drop its second-quarter net profit, with earnings hit by $1.5 billion in charges related to vehicle recalls and money set aside to fund a compensation plan for victims of accidents linked to defective ignition-switches.
Wal-Mart's U.S. Chief to Leave

Wal-Mart's U.S. Chief to Leave

Wal-Mart's U.S. chief, Bill Simon, who struggled to lift sales as it fought off competition from dollar stores and online retailers, will leave the company Aug. 8, the retailer said.
Elliott Unveils 6.7% Stake In Inter...

Elliott Unveils 6.7% Stake In Interpublic

Activist investor Elliott Management Corp. unveiled a major stake in Interpublic Group of Cos., saying the shares represent an attractive investment opportunity and confirming recent speculation that an activist was building a stake in the advertising firm.

Washington Post

Asia stocks inch higher despite wor...

Asia stocks inch higher despite world woes

BANGKOK -- Most Asian markets took cues from Wall Street on Thursday and edged higher despite serious challenges to the global economy, including Japan's struggle to contain an earthquake-spawned nuclear crisis, Portugal's unresolved financial problems and uprisings in the Middle East.
Toyota to curb N. America productio...

Toyota to curb N. America production after quake

TOKYO -- Toyota Motor Corp., the world's biggest automaker, said Thursday it expects to halt production at some of its factories in North America due to shortages of parts from Japan following a devastating earthquake.
Boeing: US gets the tanker it wante...

Boeing: US gets the tanker it wanted, nothing more

-- A Boeing executive said on Wednesday that the Air Force will get the tanker it ordered - and no more.
Watchdog: FAA improves for-hire air...

Watchdog: FAA improves for-hire aircraft oversight

WASHINGTON -- The Federal Aviation Administration has significantly improved its safety oversight of for-hire aircraft companies but hasn't followed through on recommendations regarding air tours and illegal operators, a government watchdog said Wednesday.
Big BMW sedan adds hybrid

Big BMW sedan adds hybrid

-- Gasoline-electric hybrid versions of BMW's big, 2011 BMW 7-Series sedans come with the federal government's lowest fuel economy rating of all regular-production hybrids.
Asia stocks mixed amid uncertainty ...

Asia stocks mixed amid uncertainty in Japan, Libya

BANGKOK -- Asian stocks were mixed Wednesday following a retreat on Wall Street as the staggering toll exacted by Japan's worst-ever earthquake came into sharper focus and uncertainties grew about the outcome of Western military action against Libya.

ABC Stock Market

Town Battles High Gas Prices With P...

Town Battles High Gas Prices With Public Fuel Center

City officials in Somerset, Kentucky, about 70 miles south of Lexington, say they have responded to 'big business' by opening a taxpayer-supported gas station for the public with the purpose of driving down pump prices.
Why Tim Cook is 'Incredibly Excited...

Why Tim Cook is 'Incredibly Excited' About Apple

Despite sinking iPad sales, Apple CEO Tim Cook said he is "incredibly excited."
Everything Apple Won‚??t Talk About...

Everything Apple Won‚??t Talk About During Today's Earnings Call

When Apple reports its third-quarter earnings today, investors will be interested in production numbers and sales forecasts. Customers, on the other hand, are interested in juicy details that only appear in the dreams of Apple fans.
Profits Plunge at General Motors

Profits Plunge at General Motors

Recalls appear to have cut into automaker's bottom line.
Union Pacific 2Q Profit Chugs Ahead...

Union Pacific 2Q Profit Chugs Ahead 17 Percent

Union Pacific's 2Q profit climbs 17 percent as railroad hauls more freight, increases rates
Southwest Reports Record Profit of ...

Southwest Reports Record Profit of $465M for 2Q

Higher fares, more full seats help push Southwest Airlines to record 2Q profit of $465 million

Financial Times

Rolls-Royce seeks catch-up on margi...

Rolls-Royce seeks catch-up on margins

Tony Wood, chief of Rolls-Royce?s aerospace division, says he is confident of improving margins further and that drones offer fresh growth
Accounting standards change hits ba...

Accounting standards change hits banks

The international accounting standard setter publishes a standard on financial instruments, a key part of which is a change in the impairment model
Air Algerie passenger jet missing

Air Algerie passenger jet missing

Emergency plan launched after the MD-83 aircraft, operated by Swiftair and with 116 people on board, disappears on flight from Burkina Faso to Algeria
EU to weigh extensive sanctions on ...

EU to weigh extensive sanctions on Russia

Proposal includes ban on buying new debt or stock of Russia?s largest banks and from listing new shares on European exchanges
Norway faces ?concrete? terrorist t...

Norway faces ?concrete? terrorist threat

Reports from the US this week said that airport security had been increased because of the threat from a Norwegian fighting in Syria
Nokia shows there is life after mob...

Nokia shows there is life after mobiles

Nokia?s shares rose by 8 per cent after reporting stronger than expected second-quarter results that follow a deep round of cost cutting
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