Friday, Oct 31, 2014

National Business

Exxon defies low oil price with refining strength

Exxon defies low oil price with refining strength

Exxon posts surprise 3Q profit jump on refining, chemicals as oil price, production falls
Updated: 1 hour ago
Wal-Mart ups ante on holiday shopping

Wal-Mart ups ante on holiday shopping

Wal-Mart to offer shipping on top holiday items
Updated: 2 hours ago

US consumer sentiment index reaches 7-year high

Greater optimism about economic growth, incomes spurs consumer confidence to 7-year high
Updated: 2 hours ago
US, global stocks get big boost from Bank of Japan

US, global stocks get big boost from Bank of Japan

Japan's new stimulus plan sends global stock markets higher; US indexes near record highs
Updated: 2 hours ago
US consumer spending down 0.2 percent in September

US consumer spending down 0.2 percent in September

US consumer spending retreats in September, first setback in 8 months
Updated: 2 hours ago

UK Treasury chief set to pay off World War I bonds

UK Treasury chief set to pay off some of bonds that financed World War I
Updated: 3 hours ago
Russia: Natural gas will flow after Ukraine pays

Russia: Natural gas will flow after Ukraine pays

Russia: Natural gas supplies to Ukraine will resume after Ukraine makes 1st payment next week
Updated: 3 hours ago

AbbVie hikes forecast, tops Street expectations

Drugmaker AbbVie hikes 2014 forecast, topping Street expectations, also beats 3Q predictions
Updated: 3 hours ago

Omega to buy out rival Aviv in $3B all-stock deal

Omega Healthcare to buy out rival Aviv in all-stock deal valued at $3 billion
Updated: 5 hours ago
Sony's quarterly loss balloons on mobile woes

Sony's quarterly loss balloons on mobile woes

Sony says quarterly loss balloons to $1.2 billion on smartphone woes, sticks to forecasts
Updated: 8 hours ago

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