Corporate Profits Come In Unexpectedly Strong

With about 300 companies in the Standard & Poor's 500 index having reported first-quarter results, investors are getting treated to 6.7% ...

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  • Weak Wages Stir Voter Ire at Obama Amid Congress Gridlock - BusinessWeek
    ... spending in the U.S. unexpectedly dropped in ... Corporate profits set record highs and the benchmark Standard & Poor’s 500 Stock Index (SPX) ...
    10/31/2014 - 11:18 am | View Link
  • BoJ's Benevolence May Help Markets Extend Rally - RTTNews.com
    ... in the day showed that U.S. personal income unexpectedly fell, while ... In corporate news, BNP Paribas reported higher third quarter net ...
    10/31/2014 - 9:36 am | View Link
  • MARKET ANALYSIS: BoJ's Benevolence May Help Markets Extend Rally - TMC Net
    ... in the day showed that US personal income unexpectedly fell, while ... In corporate news, BNP Paribas reported higher third quarter net ...
    10/31/2014 - 9:23 am | View Link
  • U.S. Stocks Gain in Week as Benchmark Indexes Hit Records - BusinessWeek
    ... week as the Bank of Japan unexpectedly increased ... posted its best gain of the week on Oct. 28, rising 1.2 percent, amid improving corporate ...
    10/31/2014 - 5:32 am | View Link
  • BUSINESS-NEWS-SCHEDULE AT 1330 GMT /9.30 AM ET - Reuters
    800 mln for FX fines as profits rise LONDON ... They are also a reminder that corporate France ... demand BERLIN - German joblessness ...
    10/30/2014 - 11:10 am | View Link
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  • Why Hasn’t Inflation Picked Up in Japan?
    Several factors are behind the trend. The main problem is that wage growth has fallen.
    10/31/2014 - 4:13 pm | View Link
  • BoJ's Benevolence May Help Markets Extend Rally
    The major U.S. index futures are pointing to a sharply higher opening on Friday, with sentiment reflecting optimism over accommodative central bank stance after the Bank of Japan surprised the markets with an unexpected easing. The message seems to be going out loud and clear that central banks will not abandon the global economy which is recovering in fits and starts.
    10/31/2014 - 9:35 am | View Link
  • Wall Street caps a wild month with a rally
    A man stands watching an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Friday, Oct. 31, 2014. Japan's Nikkei 225 stock average surged 5 percent and the yen slid against the dollar after the Bank of Japan unexpectedly announced new stimulus to boost a flagging economic recovery.
    10/31/2014 - 2:01 am | View Link
  • Wall St jumps on earnings and optimism
    Wall Street jumped on strong corporate earnings and positive economic data from the US, China and Europe. "We're seeing some peace here in earnings and better macro data, which is helping to fuel investor confidence," Alan Gayle from RidgeWorth Investments in Atlanta said. Official figures show claims for unemployment benefits in the US over the past month were the lowest in 14 years. The ...
    10/23/2014 - 5:45 pm | View Link
  • FTSE CLOSE: Footsie flat as big falls by supermarkets stops index from enjoying reassuring eurozone data boost
    Tesco's 92 per cent slump in half-year profits fuelled concerns about the health of the supermarket sector today, although investors still found cheer after positive eurozone data.
    10/23/2014 - 12:37 pm | View Link
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BING NEWS:
  • Corporate results: Pakistan State Oil profits trump expectations
    Earnings per share were reported at Rs31.57 compared to Rs17.28 last year. The unexpectedly massive increase in profits seems to have come for its ‘other income’ head, which increased almost eight-fold from Rs1.17 billion last year to Rs10.14 billion ...
    10/28/2013 - 9:24 am | View Link
  • Corporate Profit Growth Unexpectedly Goes Negative In Q1
    Among the interesting details was corporate profits after tax, which came in at -1.9%. Economists were looking for +0.2%. This was the first negative reading since Q1 2012. One of the big concerns in the markets today is that stocks have trended higher ...
    05/30/2013 - 6:06 am | View Link
  • Corporate Profit Growth Unexpectedly Goes Negative In Q1
    Among the interesting details was corporate profits after tax, which came in at -1.9%. Economists were looking for +0.2%. This was the first negative reading since Q1 2012. One of the big concerns in the markets today is that stocks have trended higher ...
    05/30/2013 - 3:06 am | View Link
  • Is It Time to Panic Over Corporate Profits?
    Corporate profits are on many investors' minds as we enter the final ... Chipotle (NYSE: CMG ) and McDonald's (NYSE: MCD ) both led off the fast-food sector with unexpectedly weak reports, both of which are largely the result of macroeconomic forces ...
    10/21/2012 - 9:00 pm | View Link
  • Corporate Profits Aren't What They Seem
    The country added an unexpectedly robust 243,000 jobs last month, and unemployment has fallen to 8.3 percent, the lowest in three years. Rising profits have helped the country heal from the Great Recession. They have allowed companies to hire, invest in ...
    02/6/2012 - 12:42 am | View Link
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  • Facebook’s Profit Propelled by Mobile
    SAN FRANCISCO — Once again demonstrating its mastery of the mobile computing wave, Facebook dazzled Wall Street on Wednesday by posting significant ...
    10/31/2014 - 11:19 am | View Website
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