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Tue, 28 Dec 2010 22:35:43 GMTUS stocks remain almost unchanged, despite new data showing worse-than-expected falls in house prices and consumer confidence.
Tue, 31 Aug 2010 04:27:35 GMTPresident Obama demands Republicans pass a bill aimed at helping small businesses, and hints at further stimulus spending.
Tue, 24 Aug 2010 21:02:01 GMTSales of existing homes in the US plunged 27% in July to their lowest level in more than 10 years, figures suggest.
Fri, 06 Aug 2010 09:28:22 GMTFood giant Kraft reports healthy first quarter profit, helped by its purchase of UK confectionery maker Cadbury.
Mon, 09 Aug 2010 05:12:17 GMTThe Texas Rangers baseball franchise belonging to Liverpool football club co-owner Tom Hicks is auctioned off for $593m.
Wed, 04 Aug 2010 21:05:19 GMTRupert Murdoch's News Corporation reports fourth quarter net income of $875m, and full year profit of $2.5bn.
Wed, 04 Aug 2010 15:04:57 GMTShares in Barnes & Noble jump 20% after the US bookstore chain said it was considering putting itself up for sale.
Thu, 05 Aug 2010 03:40:59 GMTUS chipmaker Intel has settled an antitrust lawsuit filed against it by the US Federal Trade Commission.
Wed, 04 Aug 2010 13:39:38 GMTTime Warner reports a 7% rise in second-quarter profit, helped by box office hits including Sex and the City 2.
Wed, 04 Aug 2010 10:42:57 GMTToyota reports its biggest quarterly profit in two years, as the firm seeks to put the recall of millions of vehicles behind it.
Wed, 04 Aug 2010 11:30:25 GMTMexico's biggest airline, Mexicana, files for bankruptcy after failing to reach a deal on cutting costs with trade unions.
Mon, 02 Aug 2010 22:43:45 GMTThe Washington Post is selling Newsweek magazine to audio equipment magnate Sidney Harman.
Fri, 30 Jul 2010 19:49:39 GMTUS economic growth slowed between April and June, with GDP growing by an annualised rate of 2.4%, the US Commerce Department says.
Fri, 30 Jul 2010 12:35:50 GMTWalt Disney announces the sale of its Miramax film division for about $660m to a group of private equity investors.
Fri, 30 Jul 2010 11:14:45 GMTAssets bought by the US to bail out AIG and Bear Stearns are showing a paper profit, the Federal Reserve Bank of New York says.
Thu, 29 Jul 2010 20:59:05 GMTBanking giant Citigroup agrees to pay $75m to settle civil charges that it misled investors over potential losses from subprime mortgages.
Thu, 29 Jul 2010 20:02:17 GMTThe former chief executive of Enron, Jeffrey Skilling, has applied for bail. His lawyer says his conviction for fraud will be overturned.
Sun, 22 Aug 2010 16:39:19 GMTCalifornia governor Arnold Schwarzenegger declares a fiscal state of emergency, putting pressure on lawmakers to pass a budget.
Wed, 28 Jul 2010 01:24:48 GMTBP says it will emerge from the oil spill crisis a smaller and wiser company, as it announces a record $17bn (£11bn) loss.
Wed, 28 Jul 2010 17:33:44 GMTAircraft giant Boeing reports a sharp drop in profits between April and June amid falling plane deliveries.
Fri, 23 Jul 2010 07:08:42 GMTMicrosoft reports a sharp rise in quarterly profits to $4.52bn as sales of the Windows 7 operating system top 175 million.
Thu, 22 Jul 2010 16:10:40 GMTSales of existing homes in the US fell in June for the second month running, down a seasonally adjusted 5% from May.
Thu, 22 Jul 2010 20:11:48 GMTShares fall on Wall Street after the US Federal Reserve's Ben Bernanke says the US economic outlook is "unusually uncertain".
Wed, 21 Jul 2010 22:40:53 GMTMorgan Stanley sees a better than expected profit between April and June, despite weakness in the wider banking sector.
Wed, 21 Jul 2010 14:55:47 GMTCoca-Cola reports strong second-quarter profits, beating market expectations, thanks to rising international sales.
Wed, 21 Jul 2010 09:40:06 GMTProfit figures from Apple soar past Wall Street forecasts, boosted by sales of Mac computers and iPads
Tue, 20 Jul 2010 21:58:10 GMTYahoo boosted profits by more than 50%, but the shares were down as net revenues fell short of analysts' estimates
Wed, 21 Jul 2010 10:31:55 GMTBP is to sell assets in the US, western Canada and Egypt, in order to part-fund the clean-up cost of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill.
Wed, 21 Jul 2010 07:32:10 GMTGoldman Sachs reports a big fall in second quarter profit after being hit by a US regulator fine and poor trading revenues.
Tue, 20 Jul 2010 01:29:12 GMTA US court grants bail to the jailed newspaper tycoon Conrad Black pending an appeal against a fraud conviction.
Mon, 19 Jul 2010 18:01:51 GMTOil and gas drilling company Halliburton has announced a big jump in profits despite its involvement in the Gulf of Mexico oil disaster.
Mon, 19 Jul 2010 13:22:27 GMTDelta Air Lines reports its best quarterly profit for a decade as the airline industry continues to recover.
Mon, 19 Jul 2010 15:23:46 GMTMobile phone network operator Nokia Siemens plans to take over some of its US rival Motorola's network operations in a $1.2bn deal.
Mon, 19 Jul 2010 12:28:49 GMTThe troubled A400M military plane is expected to land orders from the US military, says the boss of Airbus' parent firm EADS.
Mon, 19 Jul 2010 17:00:03 GMTShares in BP are one of the heaviest fallers on the London stock market as US officials fear oil may be seeping again.
Sat, 17 Jul 2010 01:54:24 GMTUS insurance giant AIG agrees to pay $725m (£474m) to settle a long-running fraud case against it brought by pension funds.
Mon, 19 Jul 2010 07:21:01 GMTLeading US stock markets tumble more than 2.5% as poor company results and fresh economic data hit investor confidence.
Fri, 16 Jul 2010 19:19:51 GMTCanada's government announces the purchase of 65 new fighter jets in a multi-billion dollar order, sparking a row with the opposition.
Fri, 16 Jul 2010 13:51:14 GMTThe US consumer prices index fell for the third consecutive month in June, raising fears of deflation.
Fri, 16 Jul 2010 16:21:59 GMTBank of America and Citigroup report profits boosted by better loan repayments, but sapped by poor revenues.
Fri, 16 Jul 2010 10:58:39 GMTA US judge overturns a judgement that ordered food company Dole to pay compensation to six Nicaraguan men.
Fri, 16 Jul 2010 11:15:05 GMTApple issues a fix for the iPhone signal strength bug as users report more handset problems.
Fri, 16 Jul 2010 16:48:48 GMTBP shares see modest rise after the group confirms it has temporarily stopped oil flowing into the Gulf of Mexico.
Mon, 19 Jul 2010 08:46:43 GMTBoeing cautions that the delivery of its new 787 Dreamliner aircraft might be delayed until next year.
Thu, 15 Jul 2010 18:01:33 GMTUS bank JP Morgan experiences strong growth in profits in the second quarter, thanks largely to falling loan losses.
Wed, 18 Aug 2010 14:32:04 GMTA US Congressional committee agrees measures that would ban BP from offshore exploration for seven years.
Wed, 14 Jul 2010 20:28:44 GMTA new US government report shows the Recovery Act created around 3 million jobs, more than expected.
Wed, 14 Jul 2010 14:17:10 GMTGerman prosecutors have raided 13 branches of the Swiss bank Credit Suisse in connection with a probe into tax fraud.
Wed, 14 Jul 2010 16:08:30 GMTUS retail sales fell again in June, hit by a drop in sales of petrol, cars, and building materials.
Mon, 19 Jul 2010 08:50:07 GMTEuropean regulators pave the way for British Airways, Iberia and American Airlines to work together more closely.
Tue, 13 Jul 2010 20:56:19 GMTFour undecided senators will now support financial reform, giving Democrats enough votes to pass the bill.
Wed, 14 Jul 2010 08:48:13 GMTUS chipmaker Intel reports bumper profits for April to June in what it describes as its "best" quarterly results.
Tue, 13 Jul 2010 14:46:21 GMTThe US trade deficit widens to its highest level in 18 months, driven by demand for imported cars, computers and clothing.
Tue, 13 Jul 2010 15:36:27 GMTUS book retailer Borders agrees to sell UK-based stationery group Paperchase for $31m to help reduce its debt.
Wed, 14 Jul 2010 13:04:08 GMTBP delays a key test on a well cap designed to stop the flow of oil into the Gulf of Mexico, after officials call for more analysis.
Mon, 12 Jul 2010 21:54:49 GMTUS aluminium-maker Alcoa reports a return to profit as sales surged in the three months to the end of June.
Mon, 12 Jul 2010 19:53:18 GMTBP shares rise sharply on speculation it may have buyers for asset sales needed to fund the Gulf of Mexico clean-up.
Mon, 12 Jul 2010 16:15:41 GMTHuge fall in Falkland Oil and Gas shares after company says its search for oil has so far proved fruitless.
Fri, 09 Jul 2010 15:01:21 GMTUS firm Boeing tries again to win a key US contract as a row over illegal subsidies rages between it and arch-rival Airbus.