Earnings

July 19, 2017 - 6:06 am
HELSINKI (AP) — Swedish truck maker AB Volvo says second-quarter profits surged more than threefold amid solid sales, particularly from Europe and Russia. Net profit jumped to 6 billion kroner ($725 million) in the period, from 1.9 billion kronor a year earlier. Last year's profit had been dented...
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FILE - This Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2016, file photo, shows Johnson & Johnson Band-Aid brand bandages in Surfside, Fla. Johnson & Johnson reports financial earnings Tuesday, July 18, 2017. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee, File)
July 18, 2017 - 1:26 pm
With a number of acquisitions and new product approvals, Johnson & Johnson looked beyond a dip in second-quarter profit and raised its outlook for the year. The health care products giant expects sales and profit growth to accelerate this year, with momentum carrying over into 2018. The company...
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July 18, 2017 - 10:23 am
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks and the dollar are slipping Tuesday morning after the latest Republican health care bill failed in the Senate. Drugmakers and health insurers are trading lower. Elsewhere, banks are falling as bond yields and interest rates decrease. Streaming video company Netflix is...
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July 18, 2017 - 3:10 am
BERLIN (AP) — Swiss pharmaceutical company Novartis says its net profit rose 10 percent in the second quarter, helped by gains from divestments. Novartis said Tuesday that net earnings rose to $1.98 billion in the April-June period from $1.81 billion a year earlier. Net sales, however, were down 2...
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A currency trader covers his face with his hands at the foreign exchange dealing room of the KEB Hana Bank headquarters in Seoul, South Korea, Friday, July 14, 2017. Asian shares were marginally higher on Friday as investors awaited a raft of corporate earnings due out next week. The Federal Reserve chair's second day of testimony to Congress generated little market-moving news. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
July 14, 2017 - 8:08 am
LONDON (AP) — Global shares traded in fairly narrow ranges Friday as the quarterly U.S. corporate earnings results season began in earnest and as investors awaited some key U.S. economic data. KEEPING SCORE: In Europe, the FTSE 100 index of leading British shares was down 0.3 percent at 7,394 while...
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A currency trader covers his face with his hands at the foreign exchange dealing room of the KEB Hana Bank headquarters in Seoul, South Korea, Friday, July 14, 2017. Asian shares were marginally higher on Friday as investors awaited a raft of corporate earnings due out next week. The Federal Reserve chair's second day of testimony to Congress generated little market-moving news. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
July 14, 2017 - 8:02 am
LONDON (AP) — Global shares traded in fairly narrow ranges Friday as the quarterly U.S. corporate earnings results season began in earnest and as investors awaited some key U.S. economic data. KEEPING SCORE: In Europe, the FTSE 100 index of leading British shares was down 0.3 percent at 7,394 while...
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A currency trader covers his face with his hands at the foreign exchange dealing room of the KEB Hana Bank headquarters in Seoul, South Korea, Friday, July 14, 2017. Asian shares were marginally higher on Friday as investors awaited a raft of corporate earnings due out next week. The Federal Reserve chair's second day of testimony to Congress generated little market-moving news. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
July 14, 2017 - 4:25 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Global shares were moderately higher Friday as investors awaited a raft of corporate earnings due out next week. The Federal Reserve chair's second day of testimony to Congress generated little market-moving news. KEEPING SCORE: Britain's FTSE 100 dipped 0.1 percent at 7,...
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A currency trader covers his face with his hands at the foreign exchange dealing room of the KEB Hana Bank headquarters in Seoul, South Korea, Friday, July 14, 2017. Asian shares were marginally higher on Friday as investors awaited a raft of corporate earnings due out next week. The Federal Reserve chair's second day of testimony to Congress generated little market-moving news. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
July 14, 2017 - 2:29 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian shares were mixed Friday as investors awaited a raft of corporate earnings due out next week. The Federal Reserve chair's second day of testimony to Congress generated little market-moving news. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei 225 added 0.1 percent to 20,118.86 and...
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FILE - This July 16, 2013, file photo, shows a Wall Street street sign outside the New York Stock Exchange. Stock markets are mostly higher on Monday, Dec. 11, 2017, as upbeat U.S. jobs data from a week earlier and signs of progress in the Brexit talks continued to support investor sentiment. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
July 13, 2017 - 4:57 pm
Banks and technology companies led U.S. stocks to modest gains Thursday, pushing the Dow Jones industrial average to its second record close in two days. Big retail chains and other consumer-focused stocks were among the gainers. Energy companies rose as the price of crude oil increased. Phone...
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July 09, 2017 - 11:42 pm
BEIJING (AP) — Most Asian stock markets advanced Monday following Wall Street's gains ahead of quarterly earnings and testimony to the U.S. Congress by the chair of the Federal Reserve. KEEPING SCORE: Hong Kong's Hang Seng index rose 1 percent to 25,596.55 and Tokyo's Nikkei 225 gained 0.6 percent...
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