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Sony reports narrower Q2 loss than estimated on strong PlayStation 4 sales - Reuters

Google Business News - 3 hours 22 min ago

Reuters

Sony reports narrower Q2 loss than estimated on strong PlayStation 4 sales
Reuters
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's Sony Corp reported a second-quarter operating loss on Friday that was narrower than analysts had estimated, as blockbuster sales of its PlayStation 4 games console reduced the impact of a sluggish smartphone division.
Sony posts hefty loss on smartphone write-downMarketWatch
Sony Posts Narrower-Than-Expected Loss on PlayStation, SensorsBusinessweek
Sony Posts Hefty Loss for July-SeptemberWall Street Journal
SFGate
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Twitter Announces Yet Another New Head of Product - Dumb-Out

Google Business News - 3 hours 49 min ago

Wall Street Journal

Twitter Announces Yet Another New Head of Product
Dumb-Out
Twitter just announced that they have appointed a new head of product. Kevin Weil is now in charge of developing the brand further, which spreads his responsibilities out further as well, now that Daniel Graf has moved on. Twitter acquired Graf from Google ...
Twitter Said to Appoint New Head of Product as User Growth SlowsBusinessweek
Twitter Replaces Product Chief Daniel GrafWall Street Journal
Twitter product chief sidelined as user engagement slidesReuters

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Soaring costs of global internet competition can be overlooked - Financial Times

Google Business News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 11:54

Times of India

Soaring costs of global internet competition can be overlooked
Financial Times
hatsApp burnt through almost $100m in venture capital money in the five years it took to build a mobile messaging service with 450m active users. That figure does not count a huge pile of stock showered on its workers, a gift that will have added more than ...
Nomura Reiterates "Buy" Rating for Facebook (FB)Ticker Report

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Survey: Shrimp in US rife with murky labeling - CNBC

Google Business News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 11:43

CNBC

Survey: Shrimp in US rife with murky labeling
CNBC
Consumers around the nation can't be sure what kind of shrimp they're buying if they simply look at the label or menu at supermarkets, grocers and restaurants, an advocacy group says. Oceana did a DNA-based survey of shrimp sold at outlets in New York ...
Report: DC Diners Are Victims of 'Shrimp Fraud'Eater
30% of US Shrimp Is Misrepresented, Study SaysTIME
Seafood Deception: What's Wrong With Your ShrimpForbes
wtvr.com
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REFILE-UPDATE 3-Shell outpaces peers with profit growth, keeps spending - Reuters

Google Business News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 08:16

Telegraph.co.uk

REFILE-UPDATE 3-Shell outpaces peers with profit growth, keeps spending
Reuters
(Corrects spelling of Permian Basin in paragraph 10). * Anglo-Dutch oil major posts 31 pct rise in headline earnings. * Decline in oil prices offset by strong refining, oil production. * Appoints Charles Holliday as new chairman. By Ron Bousso and Dmitry ...
Shell's earnings drop; new chairman pickedUSA TODAY
New Shell chairman has a tough job on his handsReuters Blogs (blog)
Shell: Oil Drop yet to Have Full Impact on ProfitsABC News
Bloomberg
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Kellogg Profit Down On Lagging Cereal Sales - RTT News

Google Business News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 07:50

Kellogg Profit Down On Lagging Cereal Sales
RTT News
Cereal maker Kellogg Co. (K: Quote) reported Thursday a profit for the third quarter that decreased from last year, reflecting a drop in sales of breakfast foods including cereal. Adjusted earnings per share topped analysts' expectations, while quarterly sales ...

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Billionaires double since financial crisis - CNNMoney

Google Business News - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 11:13

CNNMoney

Billionaires double since financial crisis
CNNMoney
But as the ranks of those with 10-figure fortunes swelled, the gap between the rich and poor has widened rapidly, a new Oxfam report on inequality finds. The growing inequality is dangerous and can even lead to violence and dangerous living conditions, ...
Number of global billionaires has doubled since the financial crisisThe Independent
Gap between rich and poor 'growing'Daily Echo
Number Of Billionaires Has Doubled Since Financial Crisis Began, Oxfam SaysHuffington Post UK
Yahoo News UK
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Stocks advance on hopes Fed stays dovish - Financial Times

Google Business News - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 02:17

Reuters

Stocks advance on hopes Fed stays dovish
Financial Times
Wednesday 08:00 GMT. European stocks are near three-week highs as investor sentiment is buoyed by a generally supportive corporate reporting season and hopes the Federal Reserve will display its willingness to leave borrowing costs at record lows for ...
Fed is expected to signal no rate hikes imminentWashington Post

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Desmarest quits Sanofi board to focus on Total role - Reuters

Google Business News - Tue, 10/28/2014 - 12:13

Desmarest quits Sanofi board to focus on Total role
Reuters
PARIS Oct 28 (Reuters) - Sanofi said on Tuesday that Thierry Desmarest had resigned from the board of the French drugmaker to focus on his role as chairman of oil group Total following the sudden death of Christophe de Margerie. De Margerie had held ...

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Dollar declines after weak data, Swedish crown falls - CNBC

Google Business News - Tue, 10/28/2014 - 11:27

CNBC

Dollar declines after weak data, Swedish crown falls
CNBC
The dollar fell on Tuesday on disappointing U.S. durable goods and home price data ahead of a Federal Reserve policy meeting. The greenback, while weaker against most major currencies, fared better than the Swedish crown after Sweden's central bank ...
FOREX-Dollar declines after weak data, Swedish crown fallsDaily Mail
A look back at Fed's QE: Critics warned of disaster, but most economists say ...The Tribune

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Buffalo Wild Wings hikes prices - 12NewsNow.Com

Google Business News - Tue, 10/28/2014 - 10:47

The Consumerist

Buffalo Wild Wings hikes prices
12NewsNow.Com
In its earnings release Monday, Buffalo Wild Wings said it plans to hike menu prices by an average of 3% at the end of November. The restaurant operator, also known as B-Dubs, says it's paying 30% more for chicken wings these days, and it's time for ...
Buffalo Wild Wings has best post-earnings day in three yearsYahoo Finance (blog)

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UPDATE 3-US, Mexico sign deal to end sugar spat, avert import duties - Reuters

Google Business News - Mon, 10/27/2014 - 20:38

Reuters

UPDATE 3-US, Mexico sign deal to end sugar spat, avert import duties
Reuters
(Adds details on price, volume). By Dave Graham and Krista Hughes. MEXICO CITY/WASHINGTON Oct 27 (Reuters) - Mexico and the United States reached a deal on Monday to avert potentially steep duties on Mexican sugar imports to the United States, ...
US, Mexico reach deal to slow sugar importsAG Week
US, Mexico Near Deal on Sugar TradeNDTV
US, Mexico sign deal to end sugar spat, avert import dutiesWTAQ

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US Stocks Pause After Last Week's Rally - Wall Street Journal

Google Business News - Mon, 10/27/2014 - 14:58

Wall Street Journal

US Stocks Pause After Last Week's Rally
Wall Street Journal
The S&P 500 jumped 4.1% last week, marking its largest weekly percentage gain since January 2013. Getty Images. By. Dan Strumpf. Dan Strumpf. The Wall Street Journal. CANCEL. BiographyDan Strumpf · Dan.Strumpf@wsj.com · @DanStrumpf. Updated ...
Stocks close mixed: Dow up slightly, S&P 500 dipsUSA TODAY
Wall St ends flat, but energy shares lowerReuters India
And in the Fourth Week, Stocks RestedBarron's (blog)
Schaeffers Research (blog)
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Amgen (AMGN) Announces Quarterly Results - WKRB News

Google Business News - Mon, 10/27/2014 - 14:26

Amgen (AMGN) Announces Quarterly Results
WKRB News
Amgen logo Amgen (NASDAQ:AMGN) announced its earnings results on Monday. The company reported $2.30 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $2.11 by $0.19, Analyst Ratings News reports. The company had ...

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Euro up on US data but stymied by German business sentiment - Reuters

Google Business News - Mon, 10/27/2014 - 14:09

Reuters

Euro up on US data but stymied by German business sentiment
Reuters
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The euro recovered lost ground in limited trade on Monday, boosted by weaker-than-expected U.S. housing data that softened a blow to the currency from news that German business morale fell. The German data took the shine off ...
Results of Stress Tests Don't Guarantee Better Economic Health for EurozoneNew York Times
ECB stress tests vastly understate risk of deflation and leverageTelegraph.co.uk
Italian Banks Hit Hard by European Test ResultsABC News
Businessweek -Chicago Tribune
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Chiquita Agrees to $742 Million Buyout - Wall Street Journal

Google Business News - Mon, 10/27/2014 - 06:25

Wall Street Journal

Chiquita Agrees to $742 Million Buyout
Wall Street Journal
Cutrale-Safra's offer for $14.50 a share—its third bid for Chiquita since August—values the company at $742 million. The merger will combine the Charlotte, N.C., banana seller Chiquita with Cutrale Group, one of the world's largest orange-juice suppliers.
Cutrale-Safra Agrees to Buy Chiquita for $681 MillionBusinessweek
Chiquita and Cultrale-Safra announce merger agreementIrish Times
Chiquita shareholders prefer Brazilian offerRetail Detail Europe
Drinks Business Review -Namnews
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Gas prices continue to slowly go down - UpperMichigansSource.com

Google Business News - Mon, 10/27/2014 - 01:48

USA TODAY

Gas prices continue to slowly go down
UpperMichigansSource.com
DEARBORN -- In many regions of Michigan, gas prices are still dropping. According to Triple A, the weekly gas report shows a two cent drop from last week. The state's average price on Sunday was $3.10 a gallon. In the regional reports, the cheapest ...
U.S. gas prices fall to lowest level in four yearsBeta Wired
US gasoline prices decline to lowest since 2010HeraldNet
Average gasoline price tumbles to lowest level in almost four yearsLos Angeles Times
KARK -CBS Local -WWSB ABC 7
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China Stocks Fall on Delay in Trading Link - Wall Street Journal

Google Business News - Sun, 10/26/2014 - 23:08

Reuters

China Stocks Fall on Delay in Trading Link
Wall Street Journal
Stocks in China fell Monday after a trading program letting more foreign investment into mainland China was delayed. Hong Kong's Hang Seng 0011.HK -0.54% Hang Seng Bank Ltd. Hong Kong $128.50 -0.70 -0.54% Oct. 27, 2014 11:59 am Volume ...
REUTERS SUMMIT-Long delay in stock connect scheme could keep China ...Reuters
Hong Kong, Shanghai cross-trading scheme postponedEconomic Times
Asia mainly up, China slips as stock trading scheme faltersChannel News Asia
The Star Online -Bloomberg
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Cairn India falls 3 percent after Brent crude drops - Reuters

Google Business News - Sun, 10/26/2014 - 22:58

Reuters

Cairn India falls 3 percent after Brent crude drops
Reuters
Reuters Market Eye - Cairn India (CAIL.NS) falls 3 percent. Brent drops below $86 after Goldman Sachs cuts price forecasts. Lower crude oil prices can hit revenues of oil explorers. (Reporting by Abhishek Vishnoi). FILED UNDER: Business ...
Brent Falls for Second Day as Goldman Cuts Forecasts; WTI SteadyBloomberg
Cairn India falls 2.2% after Brent crude dropsEconomic Times
Brent Drops Below $86 After Goldman Cuts Price ForecastsNDTV
International Business Times UK -Upstream Online
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Social Security benefits get another tiny increase - Pocono Record

Google Business News - Sun, 10/26/2014 - 06:17

USA TODAY

Social Security benefits get another tiny increase
Pocono Record
Come January, nearly 60 million Social Security recipients will get benefit increases averaging $20 a month, the third straight year of historically small pay hikes. The 1.7 percent cost-of-living adjustment, or COLA, will also boost government benefits for ...
Social Security Benefit increase 2015; SSA says Social Security payout to rise ...Learning and Finance
Brian Loy: Bone up on Social Security changesReno Gazette Journal
For Social Security Recipients, a 1.7% RaiseWall Street Journal
Lebanon Reporter
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