May 31, 2013 10:16 AM ET
U.S. consumer spending declined for the first time in almost a year but inflation uptick was measured. Market indexes struggled in the early trading Euro zone jobless rate surged to a new record and protesters surround the European Central Bank.
May 31, 2013 10:33 AM ET
Copart third quarter net slid. Guess, the apparel retailer said net plunged 63%. Krispy Kreme climbed on comparable sales increase. Lions Gate net swung to profit as revenue surged 22%. Pall sales and earnings slipped. Genesco net plunged 11%.
May 31, 2013 9:43 AM ET
Lloyds Bank sold its U.S. mortgage portfolio to raised £3.3 billion and also plans to sell its international private banking business in Miami to Banco Sabadell. Severn Trent profit for the year climbed 32% to £230.4 million. TUI Travel agreed to buy 60 Boeing 737 MAX airplanes.
May 31, 2013 9:12 AM ET
Market indexes in Tokyo closed higher in a volatile week of trading as the indexes search a level to settle. The Nikkei has soared more than 70% in the last one year of trading and has corrected 11% from its peak in May and has struggled to find a direction in the last ten trading days.
May 31, 2013 8:41 AM ET
Australian index closed extended losses for the day and declined 1.1% in the week and fell 4.6% in the month. Australian dollar edged slightly higher. Origin Energy CEO in cautious comments said the outlook for Australian coal industry is bleak on the rising U.S. exports.
May 31, 2013 8:20 AM ET
BEL profit and sales surged. Berger Paints net edged up. DLF net swung to loss as revenue declined 16%.GMR Infra net swung to profit. MMTC and SAIL net tumbled. Suzlon Energy net loss widened. Torrent Pharma net swung to profit.
May 30, 2013 11:28 AM ET
Big Lots net plunged 21%. Bank of Montreal quarterly revenue was flat and net dropped. Costco comparable store sales climbed to 6% and net surged. DISH Network revised its offer for Clearwire to $4.40 a share in cash. Joy Global profit tumbled.
May 30, 2013 11:10 AM ET
Stocks and indexes in New York traded higher and the economic growth in the first quarter was lowered in the second quarter. Pending home sales index increased 0.3% to the highest level since April 2010.
May 30, 2013 10:35 AM ET
Kingfisher revenue in the first quarter slid 2% and profit plunged 29%. Ryanair plans to sale stake in Aer Lingus on regulatory pressure. Tate & Lyle sales jumped but profit declined.
May 30, 2013 9:34 AM ET
The Nikkei index plunged 5% and the Topix index dropped 3.8% as investors feared market surge may have been overdone. The yen eased and electronics exporters and automakers led the decliners. Fast Retailing plunged 11%.