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  • Asia shares mixed on lackluster China data

    TOKYO (AP) — Shares were mixed in Asia on Wednesday, as weak data from China sapped upward momentum from an overnight rally on a flurry of deals in the pharmaceutical sector. A preliminary survey of Chinese manufacturers by HSBC showed slight improvements in prices and demand, but...

  • Discover Financial's profit declines 6 pct. in 1Q

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Discover Financial Services' net income fell 6 percent in the first three months of the year as the company set aside more money to cover potential loan losses, offsetting loan growth. The credit card issuer and lender said Tuesday that total loans grew 6 percent in the...

  • Earnings and corporate deals lift US stocks

    NEW YORK (AP) — Corporate deals and some solid earnings reports propelled the stock market to its sixth straight gain Tuesday. Allergan surged after Valeant Pharmaceuticals said it had teamed up with activist investor Bill Ackman to make a bid for the Botox maker. Netflix and Harley-Davidson...

  • Stocks move higher as more earnings roll in

    NEW YORK (AP) — The stock market is notching its sixth gain in a row as more U.S. companies report solid earnings. It's the longest winning streak since September. Netflix rose 7 percent after the online video streaming service said its first-quarter earnings soared. Harley-Davidson jumped...

  • Stocks move higher as more earnings roll in

    The stock market is notching its sixth gain in a row as more U.S. companies report solid earnings. It's the longest winning streak since September.

  • How the Dow Jones industrial average did on Monday

    The Dow Jones industrial average logged its longest winning streak in six months as a big week for corporate earnings began. The index rose for a fifth straight day on Monday, its longest winning streak since October. Halliburton, an oil and gas drilling company, rose after reporting a...

  • Stocks post modest gains as earnings roll in

    NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are closing higher as more U.S. companies report first-quarter earnings. Investors were also encouraged by an increase in an index designed to predict future economic growth. Halliburton rose 3 percent after the oil exploration company posted a profit for the first...

  • Stocks edge higher at start of a big earnings week

    NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks edged higher Monday at the start of another major week for company earnings. The stock market also got a lift from an encouraging report on the U.S. economy. The Standard & Poor's 500 index is coming off its best week since July. KEEPING SCORE: The Standard & Poor's 500...

  • Stocks edge higher as major earnings week starts

    NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are edging higher as another big week for company earnings begins. Halliburton rose after the oil exploration company said it was profitable in the first-quarter after reporting a loss in the same period a year ago. Athenahealth, a provider of online services to the...

  • Asia stocks rise in abbreviated trading

    BEIJING (AP) — Asian stocks were mostly higher in trading muted by Good Friday observance. Markets in Europe, the U.S. and many countries in Asia were closed for the holiday. Oil trading also was suspended. Among the markets that traded, Tokyo's Nikkei 225 gained 0.7 percent to 14,516.27...

  • Venture investments highest since 2001

    NEW YORK (AP) — Funding for U.S. startup companies soared 57 percent in the first quarter to a level not seen since 2001, as venture capitalists piled more money into a growing number of deals, according to a report due out Friday. Startup investments totaled $9.47 billion in the first three...

  • US stock market ends higher as earnings pour in

    Corporate earnings pushed U.S. stocks mostly higher on Thursday, but it wasn't an easy ride up. The stock market appeared set in the morning for its fourth consecutive positive open, but immediately turned negative as investors sold shares in Google and IBM. The market heavyweights reported...

  • Shares of Travelocity owner Sabre rise after IPO

    DALLAS (AP) — Shares of Sabre Corp. ended higher Thursday, but the provider of technology services to the travel industry raised less money than it had projected in its initial public offering. The company had offered fewer shares than planned and lowered the opening price for the stock....

  • How the Dow Jones industrial average fared

    Stocks closed mostly higher Thursday as upbeat earnings news from several large U.S. companies encouraged investors. General Electric, Morgan Stanley and PepsiCo all moved higher after reporting their first-quarter financial results. The major stock indexes spent much of the day hovering...

  • Fifth Third Bancorp 1Q earnings fall 25 pct

    CINCINNATI (AP) — Fifth Third Bancorp reported Thursday that its first-quarter net income fell 25 percent, mostly on increased legal costs and a decline in its investment in its former Vantiv payment-processing subsidiary. The Cincinnati-based company says net income fell to $309 million, or...



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