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business Twitter and Akamai Skid; Apple and Edwards Climb

Twitter and Akamai Technologies slip on Wall Street, while Apple and Edwards Lifesciences advance

23 minutes ago // The New York Times

business Facebook Tops Estimates on Blistering Ad Sales Growth

Facebook earnings blew past Wall Street estimates as a push into video attracted new advertisers and encouraged existing ones to spend more.

24 minutes ago // Reuters

business Facebook trumps estimates on blistering ad sales growth

Reuters - Facebook Inc's quarterly profit and revenue blew past Wall Street estimates as the company's hugely popular mobile app and a push into video attracted new advertisers and encouraged existing ones to spend more.

25 minutes ago // ABC

business Whole Foods Says Key Sales Figure Falls Again

Whole Foods says quarterly sales at established locations declined again as it fights to distinguish itself from competitors that are also offering organic and natural foods

28 minutes ago // The New York Times

business How a Currency Intended to Unite Europe Wound Up Dividing It

In a new book, a Nobel laureate economist pins the blame for Europes economic tragedy on the euro.

29 minutes ago // Reuters

business BRIEF-Ss&C Technologies says Q2 GAAP earnings per share $0.14

Fy2016 revenue view $1.51 billion -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S

30 minutes ago // Reuters

business BRIEF-Whitestone REIT reports Q2 FFO core of $0.32/shr

Reports second quarter results; "Internet resistant" business model produces strong year-over-year increase of 14.4 pct in revenues

30 minutes ago // Reuters

business BRIEF-Retail Opportunity Investments says Q2 FFO per share $0.27

Entered into an agreement to sell $200 million principal amount of 3.95% senior unsecured notes due 2026

31 minutes ago // Reuters

business Wall St. ends lower after Fed keeps rates unchanged

Reuters - Wall Street ended lower on Wednesday after the Federal Reserve left interest rates unchanged but opened the door to a possible rate increase later this year.

31 minutes ago // Reuters

business BRIEF-Groupon Q2 loss per share $0.10

Gross billings were $1.49 billion in q2 2016, down 2% from $1.53 billion in q2 2015

31 minutes ago // Reuters

business US STOCKS-Wall St ends lower after Fed keeps rates unchanged

Fed keeps rates steady, opens door to resumption of increases

32 minutes ago // Reuters

business BRIEF-TTM Technologies says Q2 GAAP earnings per share $0.17

Q2 earnings per share view $0.18 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S

32 minutes ago // ABC

business How the Dow Jones Industrial Average Fared on Wednesday

How the Dow Jones industrial average and other major stock indexes fared on Wednesday

32 minutes ago // Reuters

business UPDATE 1-Amgen 2nd-quarter profit tops Street view, raises 2016 forecast

July 27 Reuters - Amgen Inc on Wednesday reported higher-than-expected second-quarter profit on increased sales of its blockbuster rheumatoid arthritis drug Enbrel and newer medicines, and the company again raised its full-year forecast.

32 minutes ago // Reuters

business BRIEF-Fortune Brands reports Q2 adj. earnings per share $0.82

Fortune Brands reports strong second quarter sales and EPS growth; raises 2016 annual EPS outlook

32 minutes ago // Wall Street Journal

business The Real Lesson of Yahoo's Fall

Google and Facebook could learn the importance of focus from Yahoo, AOL and their ilk: Dont try to be everything to everyone by copying, buying or mimicking the latest rival for users attention.

32 minutes ago // Reuters

business BRIEF-Dolby Laboratories Q3 GAAP earnings per share $0.62

Says FY total revenue will range from $1.015 billion to $1.025 billion

33 minutes ago // ABC

business Boeing Posts Rare Quarterly Loss, Mulls Phasing out 747

Boeing, absorbing billions in write-downs related to two of its newest commercial jets and a military fuel tanker, reported its first quarterly loss in nearly seven years

33 minutes ago // Reuters

business BRIEF-Kona Grill says Qtrly restaurant sales up 19.5% to $43.3 mln

Qtrly restaurant sales increased 19.5% to $43.3 million Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

34 minutes ago // Wall Street Journal

business Facebook Posts Strong Profit and Revenue Growth

Facebook once again reported growing profit on the strength of its mobile-advertising business, sending its shares higher in after-hours trading.

34 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

business SpaceX will spend $300 million on Red Dragon Mars mission, NASA says

SpaceX is likely spending about $300 million on its unmanned Red Dragon Mars mission, according to NASA estimates. The topic came up at a NASA Advisory Council committee meeting Tuesday, when agency official Jim Reuter said SpaceXs spending on the mission was about 10 times that of NASAs, according...

35 minutes ago // ABC

business US Stocks Edge Mostly Lower Despite a Big Gain for Apple

Stocks end slightly lower as weakness in energy companies and consumer goods makers outweighs gains in technology companies including Apple

38 minutes ago // Reuters

business Fed leaves rates unchanged, says risks to outlook reduced

WASHINGTON Reuters - The Federal Reserve left interest rates unchanged on Wednesday but said near-term risks to the U.S. economic outlook had diminished, opening the door to a resumption of monetary policy tightening this year.

39 minutes ago // The Province

business Investment banker blames father at NY insider trading trial

NEW YORK, N.Y. - An investment banker defending himself against insider trading charges blamed his father Wednesday, saying through his lawyer that his father triggered over $1 million in illegal stock trades after hearing him talk about upcoming mergers and acquisitions.

39 minutes ago // The Province

business Fed's more upbeat tone suggests rate hike as early as Sept.

WASHINGTON - The Federal Reserve said Wednesday that near-term risks to the U.S. economy have diminished, reviving the prospect that it will resume raising interest rates as soon as September.

39 minutes ago // The Province

business Facebook beats Street 2Q forecasts

MENLO PARK, Calif. - MENLO PARK, Calif. AP Facebook Inc. FB on Wednesday reported second-quarter net income of $2.05 billion.

39 minutes ago // The Province

business Amgen tops Street 2Q forecasts

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. - THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. AP Amgen Inc. AMGN on Wednesday reported second-quarter profit of $1.87 billion.

40 minutes ago // BBC

business Facebook earnings beat expectations

Facebook announces another exceptional quarter of growth, with profit climbing 186% from this time last year.

40 minutes ago // ABC

business Woman's Money Disappears After Citibank Sign-Up Snag

ABC News Fixer shares important tips before you sign up for auto-pay services.

40 minutes ago // Reuters

business Facebook revenue jumps on blistering ad sales growth

Reuters - Facebook Inc's quarterly revenue jumped 59.2 percent as its hugely popular mobile app attracted new advertisers and encouraged existing ones to spend more.

42 minutes ago // USA Today

business Facebook crushes earnings again

The giant social network topped Wall Street estimates on the top line and the bottom line.

44 minutes ago // VOA

business US Fed Holds Interest Rates Steady

Top officials of the U.S. central bank voted to keep interest rates steady at a near-record low on Wednesday. A Federal Reserve statement says the labor market is getting better, but inflation remains below the two percent level experts say helps the economy. Analysts quoted in the financial press say the statement leaves open the possibility of a rate increase later this year. Interest rates were cut nearly to zero during the recession in a bid to boost economic growth, and kept there for

45 minutes ago // Reuters

business BRIEF-Marvell Technology Group Q1 GAAP loss per share $0.04

Q2 non-GAAP diluted EPS are expected to be in range of $0.10 to $0.12.

45 minutes ago // Reuters

business BRIEF-Arch Capital Group posts Q2 earnings $1.65/shr

Q2 earnings per share view $0.96 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S

46 minutes ago // Reuters

business BRIEF-QEP Resources Q2 loss per share $0.90

QEP resources inc says expect to maintain a relatively flat production profile in 2016

46 minutes ago // Reuters

business Facebook revenue jumps on blistering ad sales growth

July 27 Reuters - Facebook Inc's quarterly revenue jumped 59.2 percent as its hugely popular mobile app attracted new advertisers and encouraged existing ones to spend more.