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Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Spencer Platt | Getty Images News | Getty Images Check out the companies making headlines in the premarket Friday: American Express — American Express posted better-than-expected results for the previous quarter, driven by higher card member spending, and increasing loans and fees. The company
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A Microsoft store in New York. Scott Mlyn | CNBC Check out the companies making headlines after the bell: Microsoft ticked up 1% in after-hours trading after the company’s fourth-quarter earnings beat estimates. The technology company reported adjusted earnings per share of $1.37 on revenues of $33.72 billion. Analysts had expected earnings per share of
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Check out the companies making headlines before the bell: Morgan Stanley – The investment bank reported quarterly profit of $1.23 per share, 9 cents a share above estimates. Revenue also beat analysts’ forecasts. CEO James Gorman said the quarter was solid across all of the company’s businesses. UnitedHealth – The health insurer reported adjusted quarterly
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Traders and financial professionals work at the opening bell on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE). Drew Angerer | Getty Images Corporate earnings forecasts for the second quarter were lowered so much that companies are easily beating them, and expectations for negative profit growth are already expected to turn positive, after just
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Check out the companies making headlines before the bell: Bank of America – The bank reported quarterly profit of 74 cents per share, beating consensus by 3 cents a share. Revenue was just above forecasts, with the bank’s results helped in part by stronger retail banking performance. Net interest income came in slightly below analysts’ forecasts,
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A man enters the Wall Street subway station near the New York Stock Exchange. Michael Nagle | Bloomberg | Getty Images Check out the companies making headlines after the bell: United Airlines ticked up in after-hours trading after the company’s second-quarter earnings surpassed Wall Street’s expectations and showed profit up more than 50% from a year
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American consumers are flexing their muscles, and that’s helping to save the economy from even slower growth as it faces what could be a more protracted trade conflict with China. Spending data, released Tuesday, showed consumers last month went on a shopping spree for apparel; ate at restaurants and bought cars at a faster-than-expected pace.
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Wall Street analysts say it is increasingly possible the Trump administration will try using a stronger weapon in the currency wars than just presidential tweets and rhetoric about unfair foreign central banks and currency manipulation. Analysts now say there is a chance, albeit slim, that the Trump administration could ‘intervene’ to weaken the dollar, which
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Check out the companies making headlines before the bell: Facebook – Facebook is reportedly close to settling with the Federal Trade Commission by paying a $5 billion fine. The Federal Trade Commission has been conducting a probe of Facebook’s privacy practices. Amazon.com – Amazon.com has kicked off its fifth annual “Prime Day,” which this year
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Check out the companies making headlines in midday trading: Johnson & Johnson — Shares of the pharmaceutical and consumer goods company fell 4% after Bloomberg News reported that the U.S. Justice Department is launching a criminal investigation into whether or not the company lied to the public about potential cancer risks in its talcum baby
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