Aug 29, 2014 12:40 PM ET
Big Lots net and sales rose 1.7%. Fred''''s net swung to a loss on weak sales data. OmniVision profit surged after revenue climbed 9%. Net 1 UEPS net soared on 55% increase of revenue. Signet Jewelers net declined 14%.
Aug 29, 2014 12:23 PM ET
U.S. market indexes are set to advance in the week and in August and European markets declined and the ruble declined to a record low as the Ukraine conflict escalated. U.S. consumer sentiment in August increased to a seven-year high.
Aug 29, 2014 12:19 PM ET
Bwin.party net loss widened to €94 million after revenue declined 7%. D''Ieteren automobile distributor profit plunged 12% to €79 million. Restaurant Group revenue and profit soared. Stobart climbed after first-half outlook. Tesco declined on lowered profit guidance.
Aug 29, 2014 10:47 AM ET
Stocks in Japan closed lower and the Topix declined 0.6% in the week and fell 0.9% in August. The yen slipped. Unemployment rate in July increased to 3.8%, core consumer price index was unchanged at 3.3% and industrial production declined 0.2%.
Aug 29, 2014 9:08 AM ET
Australian market indexes gained after a month of volatile performance and a decline in the week. Iron ore prices declined 8.7% in August and resource stocks fell 5% in the month. Virgin Australia joined Qantas in announcing a large annual loss.
Aug 28, 2014 12:51 PM ET
Abercrombie & Fitch net rose 1%. Dollar General net grew 2%. Guess net tumbled 45%. Pall Corp net surged 40% on 12% increase of revenue and lifted its fiscal outlook. Williams-Sonoma net jumped 5% but offered cautious outlook.
Aug 28, 2014 12:40 PM ET
U.S. Gross Domestic Product, the broadest measure of goods and services generated in the economy, increased at a seasonally adjusted annual rate at 4.2%, the Commerce Department reported today.
Aug 28, 2014 12:24 PM ET
Rising tensions between Russia and Ukraine dragged market sentiment across Atlantic. U.S. indexes have advanced in 11 of the past 14 trading days. However, investors have stayed on sidelines in recent days.
Aug 28, 2014 10:35 AM ET
Bouygues net more than doubled to €410 million. CSR surged 37% and the company rejected an offer from the U.S.-based Microchip Technology. Hunting Plc, an oil explorer said profit declined 6% but revenue jumped 5%. Playtec net tumbled 82%. Xaar profit plummeted 33%.
Aug 28, 2014 12:14 PM ET
Stocks in Japan declined and extended weekly losses. Narendra Modi, Prime Minister of India is scheduled to visit Japan with a delegation of eighteen billionaires. Toyota, Honda and Nissan report mix domestic sales but worldwide production rises.