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McDonald's Earnings Preview: Headwinds In Eastern Markets Might Deliver A Huge Blow To Top-Line Growth Since the onset of this year, the industry has been witnessing commodity inflation at a higher rate. While most of the restaurants managed to recover from the scenario, McDonald's situation continued to worsen. The company faced problems in its eastern ma
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GE's Net Rises On Aviation And Oil & Gas, As Its Portfolio Shifts Towards Core Infrastructure GEs third quarter profit rose by 6% annually to $3.5 billion as gains from cost cutbacks expanded its industrial operating margin to 16.3%. All in all, with these third quarter results, we figure that GE is on path to achieve its 2014 targets for revenue
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Three banks to be fined by EU for Libor-rigging: report NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- Three large investment banks will be fined $115 million collectively by the European Union for rigging the Swiss franc Libor benchmark, according to a Reuters report on Tuesday, which cited an anonymous person familiar with the m
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GLOBAL MARKETS-ECB corporate bond buying plans lift stocks, hurt euro * European shares surge on report ECB to buy corporate bonds * Wall Street to start up, earnings from Coca Cola (NYSE: KO - news) ,
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Verizon profit falls shy of estimates, while sales rise in line NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- Verizon Communications reported a third-quarter profit attributable to the company of $3.79 billion, or 89 cents a share, compared with earnings of $2.23 billion, or 78 cents a share, in the year-earlier period. Sales rose 4.3% f
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Kimberly-Clark tops profit estimates, to cut up to 1,300 staff NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- Kimberly-Clark Corp. said Tuesday it had net income of $562 million, or $1.50 a share, in the third quarter, up from $546 million, or $1.42 a share, in the same period a year ago. The consumer products maker said adjusted per-sha
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Reynolds third-quarter profit tops estimates NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- Reynolds American Inc. said Tuesday its third-quarter profit rose to $467 million, or 88 cents a share, from $457 million, or 84 cents, a year earlier. Sales climbed to $2.24 billion from $2.14 billion. Adjusted profit was 95 cen
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Travelers shares rise as profit, sales top forecasts NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- Shares of Travelers Companies rallied 1.9% in premarket trade, after the insurance company reported third-quarter profit and revenue that exceeded expectations, citing strong underwriting performance and higher investment returns
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Chipmaker ARM's upbeat message fails to allay concerns By Paul Sandle LONDON (Reuters) - British chipmaker ARM Holdings' predictions of improving smartphone demand and strengthening royalty growth met with a cool stock market response after it fell short of third-quarter revenue expectations on Tuesday. The c
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Stocks: 6 things to know before the open Here's what you need to know about the markets before you start your business day.
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