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BHP Billiton returns to black with $6.7 billion profit

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 03:39:06 GMT2017-08-22T03:39:06Z

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) -- Anglo-Australian miner, BHP Billiton, on Tuesday reported a return to black with a $6.7 billion annual profit a year after the company's worst ever full-year result and said it wants to sell its U.S. shale oil assets....

Online sales, solid store traffic gives Walmart 2Q boost

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 11:45:35 GMT2017-08-17T11:45:35Z

BENTONVILLE, Ark. (AP) -- Americans are going into Walmart stores and they're spending money on its website, pushing the performance of the world's biggest retailer beyond Wall Street expectations during the second-quarter....


Thu, 17 Aug 2017 11:27:24 GMT2017-08-17T11:27:24Z

BENTONVILLE, Ark. (AP) -- Wal-Mart is reporting second-quarter profit of $2.9 billion, or 96 cents per share....

Soaring digital sales drive Target during second quarter

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 10:58:21 GMT2017-08-16T10:58:21Z

NEW YORK (AP) -- Target reported a dip in second-quarter profit, but it was better than anticipated and a 32 percent spike in digital sales gains drove revenue higher....

Hong Kong's Cathay posts $262M 1H loss on fierce competition

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 10:22:59 GMT2017-08-16T10:22:59Z

HONG KONG (AP) -- Hong Kong airline Cathay Pacific reported a loss in the first half of the year on Wednesday, blaming the severe toll from fierce competition....