May 09, 2013 3:44 PM ET
Bank of England left its interest rate and bond buying program intact. Spanish treasury sold more than its maximum target in bond auction today. UK industrial production increased more than expected.
May 09, 2013 1:32 PM ET
U.S. indexes traded near flat line after weekly jobless claims dropped to the lowest since January 2008 and inventories at wholesalers increased in March indicating a possible slowdown in orders.
May 09, 2013 11:30 AM ET
Agrium first quarter net dropped 9% and Green Mountain quarterly net soared 42% and signed partnership with Starbucks. News Corp surged to $2.85 billion and Sun Life net plunged 25%. Precision Castparts fourth quarter net soared 25% to $414.2 million.
May 09, 2013 11:29 AM ET
Anite forecast lower fiscal revenue. Eni SpA sold 11.7% in Snam SpA for Ä1.46 billion. Experian first quarter profit plunged 43%. Old Mutual sales climbed 14% £5.60 billion. Wm Morrison annual profit dropped 6% to £647 million.
May 09, 2013 10:33 AM ET
Stocks in Tokyo traded down after a string of earnings announcements and the yen advanced. Corporations are holding out cautious outlook estimating profitability in the current fiscal year at 90 yen to a dollar.
May 09, 2013 9:28 AM ET
Australian stocks took a breather and April jobless rate decreased to 5.5%. News Corp third quarter net increased to $2.8 billion. Santos Limited raised expectation for higher dividend. NAB said first half net increased 23%.
May 09, 2013 9:24 AM ET
ABB first quarter net declined 11% and Asian Paints net slid 2%. Indian Bank net dropped 15% and Punjab National Bank net plunged 21%. Prism Cement net declined 61% and SKS Microfinance net swung to profit. Sundaram-Clayton net dropped 26%.
May 08, 2013 12:10 PM ET
European markets extended gains for the third day in a row after a string of positive earnings reports and German industrial activities increased more than expected in March. ING, Deutsche Telekom and Delhaize Group SA led the gainers earnings results.
May 08, 2013 11:55 AM ET
U.S. indexes traded flat after positive earnings Electronic Arts and Whole Foods. Global markets extended rally for the third day after German industrial activities was ahead of expectations and Chinese imports rose faster than expected.
May 08, 2013 11:38 AM ET
Cognizant first quarter net climbed 17% and CA quarterly net soared 14%. Marathon Oil first quarter net dropped 8%. Papa Johnís net soared 16% and Walt Disney second quarter net surged 32% and Whole Foods net surged 20%.