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International Business Machines said revenue fell 3.5% in the fourth quarter, another setback in its yearslong quest to recapture growth, but its signal that faster-growing businesses would help boost profit this year sent shares higher. IBM's stock jumped more than 6% after hours, driven in...
23.01.2019
UBS Group AG said Tuesday that it swung to a profit in the fourth quarter of the year but missed analysts’ expectations. The Swiss bank reported a net profit of $696 million for the quarter compared with a loss of $2.42 billion a year earlier, when it took hit from the U.S. tax overhaul of...
22.01.2019
New York Fed President John Williams said Friday what happens with short-term interest rates and the central bank's balance-sheet drawdown will be driven this year by how the economy performs. As such, Mr. Williams didn't offer firm guidance for the Fed's monetary policy plans, even as he...
21.01.2019
Morgan Stanley's fourth-quarter profit fell short of Wall Street expectations, as a rise in corporate deal making failed to compensate for a big trading stumble in a volatile market. Morgan Stanley on Thursday posted a profit of $1.53 billion, or 80 cents a share, on revenues of $8.55 billion....
18.01.2019
Goldman Sachs Group Inc.’s fourth-quarter profit beat Wall Street expectations as higher merger fees helped offset weak trading revenue. Goldman posted a profit of $2.54 billion, or $6.04 a share, on revenue of $8.08 billion. Both are higher than a year ago, when the firm earned $5.68 a share,...
17.01.2019
The British Parliament overwhelmingly rejected a proposed Brexit deal Tuesday, delivering a setback for U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May and further stoking the extreme uncertainty around the U.K.’s exit from the European Union in just over two months’ time. British lawmakers needed to approve...
16.01.2019
Citigroup Inc. bounced back from a year-earlier loss, but its vital trading business struggled under tough market conditions in the fourth quarter. The bank's net income was $4.3 billion in the latest quarter, versus a loss of $18.9 billion a year earlier, when it took a large one-time charge...
15.01.2019
General Motors Co. said its earnings are picking up speed, with added momentum due to come this year from plant closures and job cuts denounced by President Trump. Mr. Trump criticized GM Chief Executive Mary Barra in November after she outlined plans to shut several U.S. factories and lay off...
14.01.2019
Motor Co. has launched talks with trade unions in Europe about job cuts that could run into the thousands as it shuts European plants and cancels production of unprofitable models in response to a storm of bad news for global car makers. The move comes as Ford Chief Executive Jim Hackett has...
11.01.2019
Italy's competition watchdog has fined several car makers and their banking subsidiaries in the country a total of around 678 million euros ($776 million) for running a car-financing cartel for more than a decade, the authority said Wednesday. According to the watchdog, the cartel operated...
10.01.2019
 
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