Apr 29, 2016 12:12 PM ET
American Tower net soared 35% on 19% jump in revenues. AstraZeneca net soared 13%. Amazon.com lifted revenues forecast after net swung to profit. Amgen net surged 17%. Chevron, Exxon, Phillips 66 revenues and profit declined. LinkedIn net loss narrowed.
Apr 28, 2016 11:38 AM ET
European markets closed down after a broad selloff after the Bank of Japan decided not to increase its stimulus program and left interest rates unchanged. CaixaBank and BBVA posted double-digit declines in first-quarter net profit. Airbus earnings dropped on production delays and weaker demand.
Apr 28, 2016 11:24 AM ET
Bristol-Myers net edged up. Colgate net fell. ConocoPhillips net swung to a loss. Dow Chemical profit and sales tumbled. Ford net and revenues surged. MasterCard profit slumped 6%. Facebook advertising revenues soared 57%. Sony net loss narrowed. Time Warner net jumped.
Apr 27, 2016 5:07 PM ET
European shares traded higher on Wednesday amid positive corporate earnings and higher oil prices. Adidas raised its guidance for 2016 and posted an increase of 35% in operating profit. Antofagasta said copper output rose in the quarter and confirmed its full-year output guidance.
Apr 27, 2016 4:57 PM ET
Apple said quarterly sales of iPhone declined for the first time in 13 years. Boeing profit declined 11%. Baker Hughes net loss widened after revenues plummeted 42%. Comcast net and revenues jumped. Glaxo lifted earnings forecast. Hess net loss widened. Twitter net loss narrowed.
Apr 26, 2016 5:58 PM ET
After a strong start, most European markets changed direction and closed slightly lower. Pulp & paper producer UPM said quarterly profit jumped 35% and announced the sale of its Schwedt mill site. BP reported a pre-tax loss of $865 million. Orange said revenues rose 3.5%.
Apr 26, 2016 12:02 PM ET
3M net jumped but revenues fell. BP net swung to a loss and revenues plunged 30%. Du Pont profit soared 19% while sales dropped 6%. Eli Lilly net plummeted 17% but sales rose 5%. Lockheed Martin net slumped 10% but revenues surged 16%. P&G sales fell 7%.
Apr 25, 2016 6:38 PM ET
Stocks in Europe fell for the second day in a row on the weakness in commodity stocks and a slight fall in business confidence in Germany. Philips plans to spin off its lighting unit. Deutsche Bank’s mounting legal costs led to an open conflict on its supervisory
Apr 25, 2016 2:36 AM ET
Gannett offered to acquire Tribune Publishing for $815 million. First Data net loss narrowed. KKR net swung to a loss. Lab Corp. of America profit and revenues surged. Philips net tumbled 63%. Roper Technologies net fell but revenues rose. Xerox profit plummeted 85%.
Apr 22, 2016 12:19 PM ET
European stock markets trimmed weekly gains dragged down by auto makers on the widening international investigation in the emission-tests scandal beyond Volkswagen. Zodiac Aerospace soared 10.5% on rumors that Safran may bid for the aerospace supplier.