Archive for July, 2010

Five New Internet Companies You Should Know About

Friday, July 23rd, 2010

These early-stage outfits are gaining popularity and beginning to draw investment dollars. Do you know who they are?

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Five New Internet Companies You Should Know About

Ford Handily Tops Profit and Sales Expectations

Friday, July 23rd, 2010

The automaker blew past Wall Street forecasts with a second-quarter profit of 68 cents a share and said results would continue to improve into 20101.

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Ford Handily Tops Profit and Sales Expectations

Bernanke to Congress: Fed to Act if US Recovery Stalls

Thursday, July 22nd, 2010

The Federal Reserve stands ready to ease monetary policy further if the budding U.S. economic recovery withers, Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke said Wednesday, describing the outlook as “unusually uncertain.”

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Bernanke to Congress: Fed to Act if US Recovery Stalls

Qualcomm Profit, Sales Top Forecasts; Shares Move Higher

Wednesday, July 21st, 2010

The wireless chipset maker’s earnings rose and outstripped what Wall Street expected from the company, pushing the company’s shares higher in extended trading Wednesday.

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Qualcomm Profit, Sales Top Forecasts; Shares Move Higher

BP Selling Assets; CEO Reported to Leave Soon

Tuesday, July 20th, 2010

BP Chief Executive Tony Hayward will step down within the next 10 weeks, the Times newspaper reported, as the company battles to remain independent after the worst oil spill in U.S. history.

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China Says Exports Outlook ‘Grim’ on Europe Demand

Tuesday, July 20th, 2010

China sounded a gloomy note on Tuesday about its export prospects, warning in particular that belt-tightening by deeply indebted European Union governments would dampen demand for the country’s goods.

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China Says Exports Outlook ‘Grim’ on Europe Demand

More US Companies Planning to Boost Hiring, NABE Says

Monday, July 19th, 2010

More companies are planning to hire and buy new equipment over the next 6 to 12 months even though the economy is showing signs of cooling, economists said.

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More US Companies Planning to Boost Hiring, NABE Says

What 184 Million Gallons of Oil LOOKS Like

Saturday, July 17th, 2010

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What 184 Million Gallons of Oil LOOKS Like

BP’s Gulf Well Test Extended by 24 Hours: Coast Guard

Saturday, July 17th, 2010

BP’s extended for another 24 hours a critical test of its blown-out Gulf of Mexico well that so far has shut off the huge oil leak, the top U.S. official overseeing the spill response said Saturday.

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BP’s Gulf Well Test Extended by 24 Hours: Coast Guard

Good Earnings, Bad Economic Reports Tug Stocks Two Ways

Friday, July 16th, 2010

The market is fixating on crumbling confidence in the economic recovery and may continue to ignore the good news that’s likely to show up in corporate earnings reports in the coming week.

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Good Earnings, Bad Economic Reports Tug Stocks Two Ways