Financial Performance

Cold spring hurts Home Depot's 1Q same-store sales growth

May 15, 2018

Home Depot reported slower than expected sales growth for the first quarter, as colder-than-usual spring weather hurt sales of fertilizer, live plants and other gardening-related items.

Nissan profit hit by strong yen, higher materials, R&D costs

May 14, 2018

Nissan's quarterly profit sinks 32 percent on strong yen, higher costs for materials, R&D

Postal Service: More financial loss as mail delivery slumps

May 11, 2018

US Postal Service reports another quarterly loss due to an unrelenting decline in mail volume and the cost of health care and pension costs

S&P 500 index has its best weekly gain since early March

May 11, 2018

Major U.S. stock indexes ended mostly higher as the market closed out its biggest weekly gain since March. Health care stocks led the gains.

China monthly car sales pick up in April; EV sales double

May 11, 2018

Chinese car sales rise 11 percent in April as growth in world's biggest auto market picks up steam

Markets Right Now: Technology leads more gains for US stocks

May 10, 2018

Stocks are closing solidly higher on Wall Street for the second day in a row, extending the market's gains for the week.

UniCredit profits up 22 percent, best 1Q in a decade

May 10, 2018

Italy's largest bank by assets, UniCredit, reported its best first-quarter in more than a decade with net profits up 22 percent to 1.1 billion euros (1.3 billion) on higher fees and cost-cutting

Markets Right Now: Energy stocks lead US indexes higher

May 9, 2018

Stocks are higher in midday trading on Wall Street, led by gains in energy companies.

Toyota reports improved quarterly profit despite incentives

May 9, 2018

Toyota Motor Corp. is reporting its quarterly profit rose 21 percent as cost cuts and growing sales in some markets offset the damage from higher U.S. incentives

SoftBank confirms deal to sell Flipkart stake to Walmart

May 9, 2018

SoftBank's Son confirms deal to sell Flipkart stake to Walmart

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