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  • The $20 billion market you didn’t know existed @ MarketWatch - 1 minute 44 seconds ago

    Set-top cable boxes rentals are a boon for cable providers, but can limit choice for consumers

  • flydubai says profits nosedived 60% in 2015 AFP - 3 minutes 5 seconds ago
    flydubai says profits nosedived 60% in 2015

    flydubai's profit's have slumped due to a strong dollar and route suspensions

  • RIP Twitter? How It Matches Up With Facebook Sky News - 3 minutes 9 seconds ago
    RIP Twitter? How It Matches Up With Facebook

    After a catastrophic three-month period in which Twitter lost half of its value, investors will be keeping a close eye on fourth-quarter results, which are due out late on Wednesday. Growth is sluggish, ...

  • The International Association of Machinists national pension fund, long a centerpiece of the union’s organizing efforts and strength because of its positive financial performance, has been sued by the Department of Labor. In a complaint filed Jan. 24 in U.S. District Court in Washington, D.C., the Labor Department charged …

  • The 2016 Mercedes-AMG S 65 Cabriolet is displayed at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit

    Germany's Audi (VOWG_p.DE) and BMW (BMWG.DE) sold fewer vehicles in January than luxury rival Mercedes-Benz, which has benefited from a continued surge in Chinese demand for its compact cars and sport-utility vehicles (SUV). Volkswagen's flagship division Audi and BMW, the world's biggest luxury carmaker, on Wednesday …

  • Ikea recalls lamps due to safety issues @ BBC News - 7 minutes ago
    Ikea recalls lamps due to safety issues

    The Swedish retailer, Ikea, asks customers to return two popular glass ceiling lampshades due to concerns about their safety.

  • Times of Market Malaise in America @ Bloomberg - 8 minutes ago
    Times of Market Malaise in America

    In today's "Single Best Chart," Bloomberg's Tom Keene displays the performance of the Dow Jones Industrial Average going back to 1950. He speaks with Frederick Lane, managing partner at Lane ...

  • European stocks are higher and Wall Street is expected to rise on the open ahead of testimony from the Federal Reserve chief that could either ease market turmoil or add to it

  • Staples gets EU approval for acquisition of Office Depot

    Staples has received European approval for its buyout of Office Depot and in exchange, said Wednesday that it would split off some of its businesses in Europe to allay monopoly fears. The European Union ...

  • Owens Corning beats Street 4Q forecasts Associated Press - 16 minutes ago

    The Toledo, Ohio-based company said it had profit of 92 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for pretax gains, were 66 cents per share. The results topped Wall Street expectations. The average estimate ...

  • Nissan quarterly profit up on healthy sales; keeps forecasts

    Japanese automaker Nissan reported Wednesday a 25 percent increase in fiscal third-quarter profit to 127.2 billion yen ($1.1 billion) on strong sales. Nissan Motor Co. reported a 101.8 billion yen profit ...

  • [$$] Frontier Communications Estimates Come Down @ Barrons.com - 12 minutes ago

    Frontier Communications (FTR: Nasdaq) By Wells Fargo Securities ($4.68, Feb. 5, 2016) We are slightly adjusting our Frontier Communications estimates ahead of fourth-quarter earnings, which are scheduled ...

  • A handbag is on display at Hermes shop during a press preview in Russia's landmark GUM shopping centre on the Red Square in Moscow

    French luxury goods maker Hermes (HRMS.PA) has yet to see its business in Paris recover from November's deadly attacks on the city and warned of a potential further slowdown in global sales this year. "Tourist flows have not yet returned to normal," Hermes Chief Executive Axel Dumas told Reuters, referring to the Paris …

  • EU flags fly in front of European Central Bank headquarters in Frankfurt

    The European Union on Wednesday launched a public consultation into whether to relax trade defences against China, as pressure mounts from the steel sector that is fiercely opposed to a move that would make it harder to impose anti-dumping duties. The online consultation with industry, member states and trade partners …

  • Marco Rubio: 'I dropped the ball' Business Insider - 12 minutes ago

    After claiming for days that nothing went wrong, Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Florida) directly said...

  • German real-estate company Vonovia said it hasn’t reached the necessary threshold for its bid for Deutsche Wohnen to proceed, bringing to an end a bitter wrangle between the country’s two biggest landlords....

  • [$$] Suzuki Pays Damages to Volkswagen, Settling Dispute @ The Wall Street Journal - 14 minutes ago

    Suzuki will pay an undisclosed amount in damages to Volkswagen, ending a long-running dispute between the two car makers that involved an alleged breach of contract by the Japanese company to purchase ...

  • Aramark meets 1Q profit forecasts Associated Press - 16 minutes ago

    On a per-share basis, the Philadelphia-based company said it had net income of 38 cents. Earnings, adjusted for one-time gains and costs, were 50 cents per share. The results matched Wall Street expectations. ...

  • Exposure to brief flashes of light during the night before a trip could help people avoid jet lag, according to a new study by Stanford University researchers.

  • A general view of a crude oil importing port in Qingdao

    Oil rose on Wednesday, after having posted its third-biggest daily fall since the 2008 financial crisis the day before, supported by the possibility of major producers cooperating to tackle a supply glut that has sent prices to 12-year lows. Iran's oil minister said Tehran was ready to negotiate with Saudi Arabia and the …

  • Jeff Bewkes, CEO of Time Warner Inc., attends the Allen & Co Media Conference in Sun Valley, Idaho

    (Reuters) - Time Warner Inc (TWX.N), the owner of cable channels CNN and HBO and movie studio Warner Bros, raised its 2016 adjusted profit forecast above analysts' expectations and set a $5 billion (3.44 ...

  • Revenue edges up for Time Warner for 2015 @ City A.M. - 19 minutes ago
    Revenue edges up for Time Warner for 2015

    Time Warner has today revealed revenue of $28.1bn (£19.3bn) for its full year ended December 2015, up three per cent on the year before. "We had another very successful year in 2015, demonstrating once again Time Warner’s ability to deliver strong financial performance as well as creative and programming excellence," said Jeff …

  • A money lender counts Indian rupee currency notes at his shop in Ahmedabad

    The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) sold a net $179 million in spot exchange markets in December compared with net buying of $15 million in November, while also intervening in the futures markets, it said in a monthly bulletin on Wednesday. The RBI did not provide a breakdown of sales or purchases for currency futures in December, …

  • Uganda’s main opposition said next week’s elections still face the threat of rigging, even after authorities introduced a biometric system to register voters for the polls in which President Yoweri Museveni ...

  • What to expect from Twitter’s earnings @ MarketWatch - 22 minutes ago

    Twitter reports fourth-quarter earnings after the bell Wednesday, and analysts are looking for some clarity.

  • Tesla to report fourth-quarter earnings on Wednesday.

  • Hikma tumbles 12.3% as FTSE 100 rises @ BBC News - 24 minutes ago

    Pharmaceuticals firm Hikma is the biggest loser on London's main share index after it lowers its offer for US firm Roxane Laboratories.

  • [$$] Deutsche Bank Shares Soar @ The Wall Street Journal - 24 minutes ago

    Shares in Deutsche Bank rose 14% following news that the German lender is considering buying back some of its debt.

  • What to watch for in Cisco’s earnings @ MarketWatch - 24 minutes ago

    Cisco is expected to report quarterly earnings after the market closes on Wednesday.

  • Charles River beats Street 4Q forecasts Associated Press - 26 minutes ago

    The Wilmington, Massachusetts-based company said it had net income of 67 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for one-time gains and costs, came to $1 per share. The results exceeded Wall Street expectations. ...

  • 'Zoolander 2': Charlie Rose @ Bloomberg - 26 minutes ago
    'Zoolander 2': Charlie Rose

    On "Charlie Rose," a preview "Zoolander 2." Ben Stiller and Owen Wilson return as Derek Zoolander and Hansel, two dimwitted male models who are forced out of self-induced exile after ...

  • Billionaire founder of Qihoo 360 is behind the group of new investors that want to pick up the browser that became an advertising company.

  • Futures are rallying Business Insider - 28 minutes ago

    Futures are rebounding on Wednesday morning ahead of Fed chair Janet Yellen's semi-annual...

  • Eritrea’s president reiterated his support for Saudi Arabia’s battle against militants, without commenting on a United Nations report that said the kingdom and the United Arab Emirates were paying the ...

  • Wheel treatment of 2016 Volkswagen Dune convertible is seen at the Washington Auto Show in Washington

    Volkswagen said on Wednesday it was recalling 680,000 cars of its namesake brand in the United States because Takata-made airbags in them could be defective. The recall affects models built between 2006 ...

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