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Thursday, July 31, 2014

Wall Street Journal

Exxon's Profit Climbs; Results Beat

25 minutes ago
Exxon said its second-quarter earnings rose 28% on strength in its exploration and refining segments, as higher prices helped offset lower production levels.

U.S. Jobless Claims Rise

34 minutes ago
The number of U.S. workers claiming unemployment aid rose last week after sinking to a 14-year low earlier in the month.

Employment Costs Rise 0.7% in Second Quarter

36 minutes ago
Employers' labor costs rose at their fastest rate in nearly six years in the second quarter, a sign that falling unemployment could be boosting pay for workers.

ConocoPhillips Earnings Edge Up

2 hours 10 minutes ago
ConocoPhillips said its second-quarter earnings rose 1.5% on increased oil and gas production and higher average selling prices.

Time Warner Cable Results Shy of Estimates

2 hours 41 minutes ago
Time Warner Cable Inc. said its second-quarter profit and revenue improved as the company added more Internet customers, but results just missed analysts' expectations.

Banco Espírito Santo Shares Plunge

2 hours 46 minutes ago
Banco Espírito Santo shares plummeted more than 50%, with the most resilient shareholders finally yanking their money out of the troubled lender.

Cigna Profit Up on Premiums, Fees

2 hours 46 minutes ago
CignaCorp. said its second-quarter profit improved as the company recorded higher revenue from premiums and fees, particularly from its global health care and global supplemental benefits segments.

T-Mobile US Swings to Profit, Adds Customers

2 hours 47 minutes ago
T-Mobile US said it gained more than 1.5 million total subscribers in the second quarter, as the fourth-biggest U.S. wireless operator continued to add customers as the market awaits a potential tie-up with Sprint Corp.

Adidas Warns on Profit

2 hours 47 minutes ago
Adidas issued a profit warning for the year and postponed targets for 2015, citing challenges at its golf business as well as risks surrounding consumer sentiment in Russia and the region.

Target Picks Pepsi Veteran as New CEO

2 hours 56 minutes ago
Target is bringing in PepsiCo executive Brian Cornell as its new CEO, turning to an outsider for the first time in its history to repair a battered corporate culture and navigate a sea change in shopping habits.

Euro-Zone Inflation, Jobless Rates Fall

4 hours 27 minutes ago
The annual rate of inflation in the euro zone fell further below the European Central Bank's target in July, and to its lowest level since October 2009.

Panel Says Ex-Tepco Execs Should Face Charges

4 hours 31 minutes ago
An independent judicial panel of citizens has concluded that three former Tokyo Electric Power Co. executives should face criminal charges in connection with the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster.

European Markets Fluctuate on Mixed Corporate Earnings News

5 hours 4 minutes ago
European stock markets swung between small losses and gains, amid a mixed batch of corporate earnings news.

Siemens Cautious on Energy Unit

5 hours 38 minutes ago
Siemens posted a rise in second-quarter profit but the German engineering giant warned that its energy business remains a challenge and conflicts around the globe increasingly threaten its expansion plans.

Royal Dutch Shell Profit Jumps

6 hours 22 minutes ago
The Anglo-Dutch oil group said that second-quarter profit more than doubled as it benefited from higher output of liquid petroleum and better prices for some products.

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