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Friday, January 30, 2015

Wall Street Journal

Chevron Earnings Hit New Low

1 hour 56 minutes ago
Chevron posted its lowest quarterly profit in five years and said it would trim its ambitious spending plans as the collapse in oil prices erased billions of dollars in cash flow.

NYSE Plans Midday Auction for Its Markets

3 hours 29 minutes ago
The New York Stock Exchange plans to ask regulators for permission to introduce a midday auction as another tool to draw trading away from private venues such as dark pools.

U.S. Stocks Drop

3 hours 33 minutes ago
U.S. stocks declined on Friday after data showed U.S. economic growth slowed in the fourth quarter.

End-January Consumer Sentiment Index is Highest Since 2004

3 hours 44 minutes ago
U.S. consumers are feeling upbeat about the economy, according to data released Friday. The optimism could keep consumer spending on a rising trend.

Falling Prices Spread Pain Across Oil Patch

3 hours 47 minutes ago
Trouble has been looming over the oil patch since crude prices began falling last summer. But only now are the long-feared effects of a bust starting to ripple through the energy ecosystem.

Eurozone Consumer Prices Fall Sharply

3 hours 54 minutes ago
Consumer prices in the eurozone fell more sharply and more broadly in January, heightening the risk of a slide toward deflation that the ECB hopes to halt and then reverse through its new bond-buying program.

Shake Shack Trades Higher in Market Debut

4 hours 36 minutes ago
Shares of Shake Shack, a restaurant chain known for its burgers and crinkle-cut fries, opened at $47.21 in their market debut, 125% above their IPO price.

U.S. Labor Costs Only Inch Up

5 hours 54 minutes ago
U.S. labor costs rose at a measured pace in the final three months of the year, a sign that a tightening labor market is only slowly driving up wages for most American workers.

MasterCard Profit Surges 29%

6 hours 45 minutes ago
MasterCard said its fourth-quarter profit jumped 29% as the credit-card company posted higher purchase volume and revenue.

FXCM Adopts Poison Pill

7 hours 31 minutes ago
FXCM has adopted a shareholder rights plan with a 10% trigger, a move intended to reduce the chance of a hostile takeover attempt at a low valuation.

Eli Lilly Sales Hit by Patent Expirations, Currency

8 hours 8 minutes ago
Eli Lilly and Co. said foreign-exchange pressures weighed on sales in the most recent quarter as the pharmaceutical company continued to suffer the impact of patent expirations on some of its key drugs.

Mattel Vows Urgency to Improve Results

8 hours 19 minutes ago
Toy maker Mattel confirmed a decline in sales and profit during the crucial holiday-shopping quarter, and said it would act with urgency to improve results.

Costco to Spend $2.2 Billion to Pay One-Time Dividend of $5 Per Share

8 hours 20 minutes ago
Costco Wholesale Corp. said Friday that it will spend $2.2 billion to pay out a one-time dividend of $5 a share.

Maersk in Talks Over $1.5 Billion Ship Order

8 hours 50 minutes ago
Denmark’s Maersk Line, the world’s biggest container-shipping company by capacity, is in early talks with Asian shipbuilders to order up to 10 container megaships worth around $1.5 billion.

Bank of Russia Cuts Interest Rates

9 hours 5 minutes ago
The Bank of Russia unexpectedly cut interest rates, painting a gloomy economic picture and prompting the ruble to fall.

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