May 30, 2014 12:43 PM ET
U.S. stocks meandered and consumer spending declined for the first time in a year in April. Consumer sentiment index was revised lower in May. European markets looked ahead to additional monetary stimulus. Resource stocks declined on the second weekly decline in iron prices.
May 30, 2014 12:24 PM ET
Big Lots net plunged 70%. Genesco net fell 3% but revenue jumped 6%. Guess net swung to a loss on 5% decline in sales. Infoblox tumbled after net loss widened. Lions Gate plunged 12%. OmniVision profit surged 70%. Splunk net loss widened.
May 30, 2014 11:14 AM ET
Fenner plunged on earnings outlook. Salamander Energy climbed on Spanish takeover speculation. Urban&Civic net swung to a loss. Westminster Group said net loss in the year widened.
May 30, 2014 11:04 AM ET
Stocks in Tokyo slipped on Friday and for the week the Nikkei Stock Average increased 1.2%. The yen held firm. The latest measure of inflation tracked by the government in April showed the largest jump since 1991.
May 30, 2014 9:47 AM ET
Australian market indexes declined on Friday and for the week closed unchanged after spot iron ore prices traded below $100 per ton for the second week in a row. The RBA said total credit increased 0.5% in April. Lynas Corp completed $40 million stock offering.
May 30, 2014 8:59 AM ET
BHEL net and revenue plunged. Cipla profit dropped 6%. DLF net swung to profit. L&T net surged 69%. M&M profit edged up. ONGC net surged 44%. Power Grid Corp profit jumped. Sun Pharma profit soared 57%. Tata Chemicals net loss widened and Tata Motor net rose 0.7%.
May 29, 2014 12:12 PM ET
Abercrombie net loss widened after sales fell. Costco net rose 3% and sales climbed 7%. Chico''s profit jumped 6%. Palo Alto net loss widened but revenue soared 49%. Pall net surged 21%. Sanderson Farms profit climbed 14%. Tech Data net plunged 24%.
May 29, 2014 10:57 AM ET
Helical Bar profit and revenues surged. Kingfisher net soared 19% to £142 million. Man Group is in talk to acquire Numeric Holdings. Paypoint profit climbed 11% to £36 million. Severn Trent net surged 99% to £435 million. Tate & Lyle net was flat on sales dropped 3%.
May 29, 2014 10:49 AM ET
U.S. stocks opened higher and weekly jobless claims declined 27,000. The U.S. economy shrank at annual pace of 1% in the second estimate after the impact of winter freeze was deeper than expected.
May 29, 2014 1:54 PM ET
The U.S. gross domestic product in the first three months on 2014 declined at 1% annual compared to first estimate of 0.1% increase, the Commerce Department reported today.