Oct 10, 2013 12:11 PM ET
Fastenal net jumped 9% as sales climbed. iGATE net rose 13%. Lindsay net earnings surged 18% after revenue soared 16%. Marriott net tumbled 23% and Ruby Tuesday net declined 12%.VOXX Intl profit surged 32%.
Oct 10, 2013 10:59 AM ET
Melrose sold Crosby and Acco to private equity group KKR for £627 million. N Brown revenue climbed 8% but net income was flat. WH Smith profit plunged 9% as sales declined 5%.
Oct 10, 2013 10:35 AM ET
Australian market indexes traded lower in a choppy session. Jobless rate in Australia declined from a four-year high to 5.6% in September. Bank of Queensland swung to annual net profit on lower operating costs.
Oct 09, 2013 2:54 PM ET
Investors appear to take the debt and budget talk impasse in stride and hoped a last minute deal before the end of the month. President Obama is set to announce the appointment of Janet Yellen as the next Fed Chairman. Most policy makers at the Fed see tapering to kick in the before the year end.
Oct 09, 2013 1:40 PM ET
Alcoa net swung to profit and forecasted global aluminum demand to increase 7%. Costco profit soared and Family Dollar net climbed 26%. Menís Wearhouse rejected $2.3 billion cash takeover offer from Jos. A. Bank Clothiers. Progressive net declined. RPM Intl net surged.
Oct 09, 2013 12:09 PM ET
Australian stocks and indexes closed lower and markets across Asia shifted focus to domestic earnings. Central banks in Asia prepare for a scenario where U.S. politicians may fail to lift debt ceiling and set off uncontrollable chain of events.
Oct 09, 2013 11:07 AM ET
Centamin said total gold production in the third-quarter surged 39%. Quindell Portfolio won a three-year contract worth £150 million. Thorntons total sales in the first-quarter increased 2% to £47 million. Vedanta power sales plunged 29% and copper September production declined 17%.
Oct 08, 2013 9:36 AM ET
J. C. Penney said September comparable sales fell 4% but online sales surged 25 % and liquidity at the year-end is expected to be higher than $2 billion. Nuance appoint son of Carl Icahn as independent director. Wolverine World Wide net surged 66%.
Oct 08, 2013 9:26 AM ET
Alcatel Lucent plans to cut costs of 1 billion euros and eliminate 10,000 jobs. Celesio surged after McKesson buyout offered Ä22 a share. Vodafone plans to increase its stake in Indian subsidiary.
Oct 08, 2013 8:46 AM ET
Stocks in Tokyo closed higher in the final hour of trading. The Nikkei ended a 4-day decline in the index and investors shifted focus to domestic earnings as U.S. budget and debt ceiling talks appear to go nowhere on the eighth day of government closure.