When insurance agents in Indonesia try to “evoke a new spirit,” it isn’t a religious matter. They are revving up to do battle for customers—in song.
China’s yuan fell to its weakest level in seven months, pushed lower by the central bank as Beijing adds to measures aimed at spurring growth.
U.S. hogs are trading at the lowest prices in four years as herds have bounced back from a deadly virus. The price slide is benefiting consumers, who are paying less for ham, bacon and other pork prod
Russia’s fractured economy suffered another potential blow Monday after credit-rating firm Standard & Poor’s cut the country’s credit rating to junk.
Asian shares hit fresh highs early Tuesday, buoyed by a relatively inspiring handover from Wall Street overnight.
SP slashed Russia's sovereign credit rating to BB+ from BBB- and said the outlook is negative, reflecting its view that Russia's monetary policy flexibility could diminish further.
(Reuters) - Retired Cuban leader Fidel Castro on Monday appeared to lend his support to Cuba's talks with the United States with a statement that addressed his longtime adversary for the first time s
This past Friday on CNBC, billionaire energy mogul T. Boone Pickens predicted that oil prices would be near $80 by the fourth quarter of this year. His oil prediction is based on the thesis that U.S.
Texas Instruments -- a semiconductor company perhaps best-known for its line of graphing calculators -- reported Monday afternoon that it recorded 8% growth in its fourth quarter revenue and a 61% sur
Walgreens Boots Alliance has a new chief financial officer.
H.J. Heinz Company this afternoon completed its senior secured second-lien notes via joint bookrunners Wells Fargo, J.P. Morgan, and Barclays, according to sources. Terms were finalized at t
Below is the January 26th Thoughts from the Frontline, republished in full.
“You keep on using that word. I do not think it means what you think it means.”
– Inigo Montoya, Th
The weekend headlines suggested that iPhone sales for the past quarter may have been much stronger than expected, but Monday's price action shows that investors are taking such news wit
United Technologies reported lower-than-expected fourth quarter revenue on Monday, plus slashed its outlook for the year ahead, citing the stronger dollar.
Slightly stronger sales could not make up for growing expenses for Microsoft. The company reported slightly better than anticipated second quarter revenue -- although some units proved more fruit
Elliott Management plans to push software provider Informatica to sell itself to private equity or another technology company, a person with knowledge of the matter said.
The much lower return that euro zone banks can earn on excess reserves could be a factor that leads to a much sharper response by the banks to the ECB's stimulus than the Fed was able to get from U.S.
It is safe to assume that the new iPhones will be the biggest driver of quarterly earnings growth, given their higher ASPs, the easing of supply constraints and the launch in the Chinese market. Addit
The company?s top-line growth is expected to slow down in Q4 due to tougher year-over-year comparisons; in addition, its GAAP margins are expected to come in lower due to a rise in stock-based compens
Following the lackluster performance in the first quarter, P&G is guiding second quarter organic sales to grow by low to mid-single digits. Core (non-GAAP) EPS is guided to grow by the same range,
Qualcomm expects to resolve the licensing issue in China soon, but remains uncertain of the timing. Accordingly, the company believes that the QTL revenue growth many be muted to some extent in fiscal
With both the titles maintaining their dominance in the two biggest markets: U.S. and Europe, Electronic Arts in set to report revenue growth in the third quarter. Moreover, the title sales accelerate
Bargain hunters are wise to pay careful attention to insider buying, because although there are many various reasons for an insider to sell a stock, presumably the only reason they would use their har
Russia's credit rating was downgraded to junk by Standard & Poor's on Monday, making it the first time it's slipped below investment grade in over ten years.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average, NASDAQ Composite, and S&P 500 are higher in afternoon trading on Monday. Some of the most actively traded stocks include Bank of America (BAC) up 0.5%, Apple (AAP
Looking at the sectors faring worst as of midday Monday, shares of Utilities companies are underperforming other sectors, showing a 0.6% loss. Within that group, NiSource (NYSE: NI) and Entergy (NYSE:
Can't buy love? Tell that to the lovebirds expecting to shell out $18.9 billion for Valentine's Day, the most since the National Retail Federation began tracking the holiday 12 years ago.
Standard & Poor's rating agency on Monday downgraded Russia's credit grade by one notch to junk status, citing a weakened economic outlook.
Wall Street scrambled to prepare for a blizzard that is expected to slam into the New York region later Monday, but few traders and analysts said they expected to see substantial disruptions.
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