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Fri, 28 Apr 2017 16:16:11 EDTMost multinationals performed better outside the U.S. in the first quarter. Not so the Detroit car makers, which barely made any money outside North America. Their home bias will eventually become a problem.
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 13:03:38 EDTExxon Mobil and Chevron quarterly results show a shifting emphasis that will affect big oil’s results in future commodity cycles.
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 12:57:18 EDTQualcomm said it was informed by Apple that it effectively would withhold payments by not paying its manufacturers for Qualcomm’s royalties. Having formally recognized its worst-case scenario, Qualcomm’s main challenge now will be convincing investors there is nowhere to go but up.
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 12:44:42 EDTFirst-quarter slowdowns have become such a regular feature of the U.S. economy that investors will be tempted to brush off this last one. They shouldn’t.
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 13:35:39 EDTEurope isn’t following the script many had for it this year. April’s inflation numbers are a challenge to perceptions of the eurozone.
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 09:36:19 EDTUBS appears to grab more of U.S. investment banking recovery than its U.K. rival.
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 09:15:03 EDTSony reported strong results Friday but what should excite investors are the rosy forecasts for the future.
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 09:16:33 EDTChinese GDP data is widely considered to be unreliable. But new estimates of growth from a surprising source hint that the recent uptick isn’t pure fiction.
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 09:15:49 EDTThe newfound prominence of big tech companies now can be chalked up to a few factors.
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 09:18:35 EDTPayPal is earning less per transaction, but usage is growing fast.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 12:57:30 EDTAbbVie rides its blockbuster anti-inflammatory drug, Humira, to another strong quarter, but the question remains: How long can this juggernaut can last?
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 09:19:22 EDTMario Draghi drew a sharp contrast between the ECB’s views on growth and inflation. The tipping point away from ultra-loose policy remains some way off.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 10:53:30 EDTIf Deutsche Bank has found the right balance in investment banking, it is hard to spot the benefits. The German group failed to catch the same market recovery that boosted bond trading at U.S. rivals.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 09:46:36 EDTSamsung Electronics’ decision against converting to a holding-company structure is disappointing.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 10:37:15 EDTPresident Donald Trump doesn’t seem to be paying much mind to what his tax plan could do to the budget deficit, but investors should.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 14:28:02 EDTWorries over credit-card indebtedness rise as Capital One Financial raises its estimate for loan losses this year.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 14:35:32 EDTWith politics pushed aside, investors may need to price in a more durable European economic recovery.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 14:29:35 EDTCredit Suisse capital raise is a better alternative to its now abandoned spinoff plan. But claims that the bank has money to invest in growth and to pay better cash dividends from this year onward should be taken with a pinch of salt.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 10:15:02 EDTHow Google generates advertising revenue that now totals nearly $80 billion a year is no easy feat—especially at the double-digit rates the company has been reliably pulling off for years.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 14:36:26 EDTNetflix has gained an entry into China, but its gains may be diluted since it had to partner with a local player for access to the vast market.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 10:38:22 EDTIndian banks have high valuations, but their outlook is getting cloudier.
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 14:39:23 EDTHaving long shared a boss, Christian Dior and LVMH are set to be united under the same corporate umbrella.
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 14:00:52 EDTNasdaq’s record run doesn’t feed the appetite for richly valued tech startups.
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 15:00:43 EDTDeep disagreements on America’s outlook could mean one thing for the stock market, another for the economy.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 13:00:39 EDTA dispute between the largest pharmacy benefit manager and a health insurance giant has shown how profitable some relationships have become—giving more ammunition to critics of the health-care system.
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 11:41:13 EDTThe plunge in property developer Fullshare’s stock is another example of murky trading practices in one of Asia’s biggest equity markets.
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 03:51:02 EDTAs in other areas of the U.S. economy, hard energy data is lagging behind buoyant consumer confidence.
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 09:29:37 EDTFirst-quarter earnings for Verizon and T-Mobile highlighted the vast differences in their strategic options.
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 11:44:20 EDTBecton Dickinson’s acquisition of C.R. Bard is worth the high price.
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 09:27:43 EDTEurope’s investment banks need a big first quarter, none more so than Credit Suisse, where tensions have grown over bonuses and performance.
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 23:19:18 EDTWhen it comes to the euro, what doesn’t kill it should make it stronger. The existential threat posed to the single currency by the French elections has faded. The focus should move to the economy and the European Central Bank.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 13:01:27 EDTWithout price increases or deals to boost earnings, the pharmaceuticals sector faces a weak earnings season.
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 12:56:32 EDTU.S. paint giant PPG has sensibly combined its latest offer for European rival Akzo Nobel with a raft of commitments to staff and other local interest groups.
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 12:59:49 EDTThe 40%-plus rise in China Evergrande stock over the past month has been built on a share buyback program it can’t afford.
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 12:57:32 EDTWith political risk receding, Europe will look more attractive for investors than it has for some time. How much markets rally in response will be a measure not just of how scared investors were about France, but could reveal what deeper worries remain on the horizon.
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 13:02:18 EDTA big shift in flash memory production will drive further gains for Lam Research and Applied Materials.
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 12:58:28 EDTHigh levels of consumer and business confidence don’t jibe with a slow-growing U.S. economy. That can’t last.
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 13:03:38 EDTThe Trump administration is reviewing Dodd-Frank’s provisions regarding how to wind down failing financial institutions. It may struggle to come up with an alternative.
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 11:32:40 EDTAuto makers have had much to cheer about lately, but investors don’t seem to care. The U.S. market remains a cloud on everyone’s horizon.
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 08:29:55 EDTA big steel tariff is unlikely do much to boost U.S. growth or employment, given China’s advantages.
Sat, 22 Apr 2017 04:46:46 EDTPolitical surprises in 2016 mean investors have taken greater precautions ahead of the French presidential vote—but there could still be fireworks on Monday.
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 13:04:35 EDTRegional banks are seeing both optimism and angst in the American heartland, reporting that their customers are waiting for clues from Washington before taking action.