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China, US data keep a lid on global stocks

LONDON (AP) — Lackluster economic data out of China and the U.S. offset a string of positive developments in Europe to keep a lid on global stock markets on Wednesday following a strong run, particularly on Wall Street. A day … Continue reading

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London close: FTSE ends slightly lower ahead of US earnings

LONDON (ShareCast) – – FTSE closes down 7.02 points at 6,674.74- Focus turns to Apple (NasdaqGS: AAPL – news) and Facebook (NasdaqGS: FB – news) earnings- UK public sector net borrowing falls techMARK 2,742.15 +0.13%FTSE 100 6,674.74 -0.11%FTSE 250 15,989.64 … Continue reading

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Chipmaker Skyworks forecasts upbeat quarter; shares up 12 pecrent

By Aurindom Mukherjee (Reuters) – Chipmaker Skyworks Solutions Inc’s second-quarter results and current-quarter forecast beat Wall Street estimates, helped by strong sales of chips used to connect machines to the Internet. Shares of the company, whose radio frequency analog chips … Continue reading

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Asia shares edge ahead, cautious before China data

By Wayne Cole SYDNEY (Reuters) – Asian shares crept higher on Wednesday following merger-driven gains in Europe and on Wall Street, though investors were wary in case coming figures on Chinese manufacturing again disappointed. Japan’s Nikkei put on 0.9 percent … Continue reading

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Become A Hiring Trailblazer

View photo . Become A Hiring Trailblazer Credit: Wikipedia Commons In 2010, renowned financial author Michael Lewis released The Big Short, a book about the massive crash on Wall Street in 2008. In the book, Lewis focused on some people who … Continue reading

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China is a driver, not a drag, for U.S. earnings in first qtr

By Lewis Krauskopf NEW YORK (Reuters) – Economic growth may be slowing in China, and fears of a credit crunch there may be rife, but the world’s second-largest economy was a driving force for U.S. company profits in the last … Continue reading

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Comcast’s profit rises; company adds video subscribers

By Liana B. Baker (Reuters) – Comcast Corp , the largest U.S. cable operator, posted higher first-quarter revenue and net income on Tuesday showing it could add video subscribers for two quarters in a row, a rare sight in the … Continue reading

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Harley-Davidson 1Q earnings roar ahead

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Shares of Harley-Davidson jumped almost 7 percent in premarket trading after the company reported first-quarter earnings that were 18.7 percent higher than a year ago. The Milwaukee company said motorcycle sales grew 5.8 percent worldwide and efficiency … Continue reading

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US STOCKS-Futures point to flat open despite some strong earnings

* SP 500, Nasdaq coming off five-day advances * Netflix (NasdaqGS: NFLX – news) jumps, results show strong subscriber growth * Travelers and United Tech profits top expectations * Futures up: Dow 6 pts, SP 0.7 pt, Nasdaq 2.25 pts … Continue reading

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Stock futures steady amid earnings and deals

NEW YORK (AP) — Stock futures were little changed Tuesday ahead of a report on existing home sales. Companies are also reporting first-quarter earnings. KEEPING SCORE: Dow Jones industrial average futures rose 12 points, or 0.1 percent, to 16,383 as … Continue reading

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