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Earnings Outlook: Salesforce earnings: Looking to e-commerce, AI for growth as Dreamforce approaches

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 11:08:49 GMT

Salesforce.com Inc. went on a buying spree last year, and the resulting products should be on full display this week ahead of the cloud-software pioneer’s big annual party.(image)



Netflix depends less and less on licensed content from the likes of Disney

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 10:59:27 GMT

When Walt Disney said it would stop licensing its movies and TV shows to Netflix Inc. in favor of launching its own service investors were concerned—but Netflix will be fine.(image)



Amazon says new accounting rule will change when it recognizes sales of its devices

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 10:59:04 GMT

Amazon, as well as all other public companies across the consumer spectrum, have begun analyzing how a new accounting rule will impact the way it recognizes things like sales and unredeemed gift cards.(image)



The Ratings Game: Tenet shares surge 15% on board member exits but don’t expect it to ‘go gentle into that good night’

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 10:58:44 GMT

Two board members representing the hedge fund Glenview resigned on Friday, setting Tenet up for a potential proxy fight.(image)



Apple’s $1 billion TV move pits company against Spotify, not Netflix

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 10:58:25 GMT

Apple’s $1 billion investment to buy and produce original TV programming pits the technology giant against Spotify, not Netflix Inc. and Amazon.com Inc., according to analysts at RBC Capital Markets — at least for now.(image)



Europe Markets: European stocks set to snap losing streak as miners jump

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 10:57:50 GMT

European stocks pushed higher Tuesday, with advances in the basic resources sector poised to lead the market out of a three-session run of declines.(image)



Metals Stocks: Gold struggles to reclaim $1,300 despite safe-haven underpinnings

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 10:56:01 GMT

Gold prices sputtered Tuesday as sustained trading above the closely watched $1,300 level remained elusive despite the metal’s highest finish in nearly three months to start the week.(image)



What time is the $650 million Powerball drawing?

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 10:44:20 GMT

The drawing for this week’s estimated $650 million Powerball jackpot will take place at 10.59 p.m. Eastern Time on Wednesday, according to the Multi-State Lottery Association.(image)



Futures Movers: Oil prices rebound ahead of U.S. supply data

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 10:41:32 GMT

Oil prices climb on Tuesday, rebounding from a sharp selloff in the beginning of the week as investors wait for U.S. supply data that are expected to confirm the market is tightening.(image)



Rex Nutting: Americans aren’t splurging on fun experiences; we’re spending more on expensive health care

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 09:59:11 GMT

We are spending a smaller portion of our budget at the mall, but the money we’re saving is mostly paying for the most expensive health care in the universe. says Rex Nutting.(image)