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SGX and ICE signal hopes for closer ties Closer ties between Singapore Exchange and IntercontinentalExchange could provide a platform for a future merger
Financial Times | 10 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Private equity firm KKR's Q1 earnings drop 3 percent on fund values By Greg Roumeliotis NEW YORK (Reuters) - Private equity firm KKR & Co LP on Thursday reported a 3 percent year-on-year drop in first-quarter profit due to a lower appreciation of its investments, overshadowing a near-doubling in fees it received for manag
Yahoo! News | 11 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
General Motors shares rise as profit tops forecast NEW YORK (MarketWatch) - General Motors Co. reported its first-quarter profit fell to $100 million, or 6 cents a share, from $900 million, or 58 cents a share, a year earlier. Excluding special items, the company earned 29 cents per share last quarter. Re | 21 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
White House eyes ex-banking lawyer for Fed: report WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) -- The White House is considering nominating a former lawyer for the American Bankers Association to the board of the Federal Reserve, according to Reuters. Two sources told Reuters the Obama administration is considering Diana Pr | 23 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
UPS falls 2% after earnings, revenue miss expectations NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- UPS [s:UPS] shares fell 2% in premarket trade Thursday after reporting first-quarter results that missed analysts expectations. The company blamed unusually harsh weather for a $200 million operating-profit hit. UPS reported earn | 26 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Verizon profit doubles on Wireless-related gain LONDON (MarketWatch) -- Verizon Communications Inc. said on Thursday net income attributable to the company's shareholders doubled in the first quarter, mainly due to profit related to the deal to take full ownership of Verizon Wireless. Net profit rose t | 27 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Coming up: Durable-goods orders, jobless claims WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) - New orders for durable goods such as autos and airplanes are expected to rise in March and initial jobless claims may also have edged higher, according to economists polled by MarketWatch. Durable-goods orders are forecast to cl | 28 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
3M shares fall after first-quarter earnings NEW YORK (MarketWatch) - 3M Co. reported its first-quarter earnings rose to $1.71 billion or $1.79 per share from $1.64 billion or $1.63 per shares in the same quarter a year before. Revenue rose to $7.8 billion from $7.6 billion. Analysts had expected ea | 29 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Caterpillar tops forecasts, boosts profit outlook NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- Shares of construction-equipment maker Caterpillar Inc. jumped 4.1% in premarket trade on Thursday after the Dow component reported stronger-than-expected first-quarter results and boosted its full-year profit outlook. The Peoria | 30 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
AmerisourceBergen earnings beat forecasts MADRID (MarketWatch) AmerisourceBergen Corp. on Thursday reported earnings and sales above Wall Street forecasts, and called for stronger earnings in 2014 overall. The company said its fiscal second-quarter adjusted diluted earnings per share from continu | 52 minutes ago | comment? | recommend