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Market Snapshot: U.S. stocks: GDP j...

Market Snapshot: U.S. stocks: GDP jitters knock futures into red

U.S. stocks are poised for a weak open on Friday, amid jitters the reading on fourth-quarter economic growth will be disappointing.
Apple executives talked me out of d...

Apple executives talked me out of dumping my iPhone

Is Apple giving loyal customers less these days? David Weidner goes to the company?s headquarters to find out.
5 states most hurt by falling oil p...

5 states most hurt by falling oil prices

Not everyone is cheering cheaper gas
Earnings Outlook: What to look for ...

Earnings Outlook: What to look for in Chevron?s earnings

Chevron reports earnings on Friday, but investors may not be interested in looking at the energy giant?s past. performance.
Asia Markets: Japan stocks rise on ...

Asia Markets: Japan stocks rise on strong corporate earnings, oil gain

Japan stocks recover, boosted by some strong corporate earnings results and a rebound in global crude prices.
Jeanette Pavini's Buyer Beware: 5 w...

Jeanette Pavini's Buyer Beware: 5 ways to make yourself scam-resistant

Forget about New Year?s resolutions. Instead, focus on new habits to make yourself resistant to fraud and identity theft.

BBC

Eurozone deflation gathers pace

Eurozone deflation gathers pace

Eurozone deflation deepens in January, as prices fall by 0.6% compared with last year, as lower oil prices push down costs.
Mortgage approvals hint at sales di...

Mortgage approvals hint at sales dip

New figures suggest the recent slowdown in property sales may continue for at least the next few months.
Men's pay falls 'more than women's'

Men's pay falls 'more than women's'

Men have seen the real value of their pay fall far more than women in the past few years, according to the Institute for Fiscal Studies.
BT earmarks £2bn to pay off deficit

BT earmarks £2bn to pay off deficit

BT sets aside £2bn to deal with its swelling pension deficit as part of a 16-year plan.
Amazon posts modest holiday profits

Amazon posts modest holiday profits

The online retail giant Amazon reports weaker profits for the busy Christmas period, but a 15% rise in sales cheers investors.
Honda cuts profit forecast on recal...

Honda cuts profit forecast on recall

Japanese carmaker Honda cuts its profit forecast and sees third quarter earnings drop sharply following a vehicle recall linked to airbags.

Reuters

Islamic State attacks near Kirkuk, ...

Islamic State attacks near Kirkuk, bombs kill 18 in Baghdad

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Islamic State militants struck at Kurdish forces southwest of the Iraqi city of Kirkuk on Friday morning, while bombs in Baghdad and Samarra killed at least 21 people, security and medical sources said.
Egypt's Sisi cuts short Ethiopia vi...

Egypt's Sisi cuts short Ethiopia visit after 30 killed in Sinai

CAIRO (Reuters) - Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi cut short a visit to Ethiopia for an African Union summit on Friday, after Islamic State's Egyptian wing claimed the killing of at least 30 security personnel in the Sinai Peninsula.
South Africa grants parole to 'Prim...

South Africa grants parole to 'Prime Evil' apartheid killer

PRETORIA (Reuters) - Apartheid death-squad leader Eugene de Kock, dubbed 'Prime Evil' for his role in the torture and murder of scores of black South African activists in the 1980s and early 1990s, was granted parole on Friday after more than 20 years in prison.
Rebel envoy says traveling to Minsk...

Rebel envoy says traveling to Minsk for talks with Russia, Ukraine, OSCE

KIEV (Reuters) - A representative of pro-Russian rebels said on Friday he was traveling to the Belarussian capital Minsk for talks with envoys from Kiev, Moscow and the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe, a separatist news agency reported.
Oil on track for seventh monthly fa...

Oil on track for seventh monthly fall as supply glut weighs

LONDON (Reuters) - Oil prices were steady near $49 a barrel early on Friday with some support from new Chinese reserve regulations yet remained on track for a seventh monthly fall weighed by a global supply glut.
Japan, Jordan seek news on fate of ...

Japan, Jordan seek news on fate of Islamic State captives

AMMAN/TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan and Jordan were working closely on Friday to find out what had happened to two of their nationals being held by Islamic State, after a deadline passed for the release of a would-be suicide bomber being held on death row in Amman.

NewYorkTimes

DealBook: Shake Shack, Born in a Pa...

DealBook: Shake Shack, Born in a Park, Is Going Public With Big Dreams

The company is part of fast-food movement that has emphasized fresh food and friendliness, a tack that will value the company at around $745 million.
Eurozone Inflation Falls to Lowest ...

Eurozone Inflation Falls to Lowest Level Since 2009

The annual rate of inflation in the 19 countries of the eurozone was minus 0.6 percent in January.The unemployment rate dipped to 11.4 percent.
Qatar Airways Acquires 9.99% Stake ...

Qatar Airways Acquires 9.99% Stake in British Airways Parent

The stake in the International Airlines Group, also the parent of the Spanish carrier Iberia, deepens an existing commercial partnership with the group.
ConocoPhillips and Occidental Post ...

ConocoPhillips and Occidental Post Losses, Reflecting Oil Price Plunge

After years of the industry making record profits both companies said that they lost money in the fourth quarter.
Amazon Reports a Profit, Citing Pri...

Amazon Reports a Profit, Citing Prime as the Key

The company delivered better earnings than expected in the fourth quarter, breaking a recent pattern of disappointments.
DealBook: Law Firm Founds Project t...

DealBook: Law Firm Founds Project to Fight ?Revenge Porn?

K&L Gates has set up the Cyber Civil Rights Legal Project to fight the shame-posting of sexual photos and videos online by jilted lovers.

ABC

The 10 Best All-Time Super Bowl Ads

The 10 Best All-Time Super Bowl Ads

The Super Bowl is a high-stakes affair for advertisers, with the cost of a 30-second spot topping $4.5 million.
3 Red Flags to Remember When Pickin...

3 Red Flags to Remember When Picking Tax Preparer

When Oscar Lomeli asked his friends for a recommendation on a tax preparer, he didn???t think he???d end up getting stuck paying back his bogus refund. Need more help with your tax returns? See more information below. ???They [friends] told me she was good,??? said...
7 Attention-Grabbing GoDaddy Moment...

7 Attention-Grabbing GoDaddy Moments

GoDaddy's latest controversial Super Bowl ad follows other shocking incidents over the last several years -- from global politics to technology debates.
World Stocks Uneven Ahead of US Gro...

World Stocks Uneven Ahead of US Growth Report

World stock markets uneven ahead of quarterly US economic growth report
Builder Projects 18-Month Delay for...

Builder Projects 18-Month Delay for Nuclear Plant in Georgia

Builder projects 18-month delay for new nuclear power plant in Georgia
Asia Stocks Mostly Higher After Jap...

Asia Stocks Mostly Higher After Japan Data Shows Improvement

Asian stock markets mostly higher after Japan data shows improvement, but China shares fade

InternetNews

Tech Stocks Gain Despite HP's Plung...

Tech Stocks Gain Despite HP's Plunge

HP investors had a bad day, but the rest of the tech sector fared well.
HP CEO Hurd Quits After Harassment ...

HP CEO Hurd Quits After Harassment Investigation

As the executive who oversaw its turnaround departs, the tech titan rushes to reassure customers and shareholders.
FCC Drops Closed-Door Net Neutralit...

FCC Drops Closed-Door Net Neutrality Talks

In the wake of reported sideline talks between two rivals, the FCC says it lacks a "robust framework to preserve the openness and freedom of the Internet."
Microsoft-Salesforce Deal: Who Won?

Microsoft-Salesforce Deal: Who Won?

What's behind the settlement between a rising power in the cloud and software-as-a-service and software colossus Microsoft, which is trying to make its own inroads into the area?
Say What? The Week's Top Five IT Qu...

Say What? The Week's Top Five IT Quotes

Google Wave crashes, fighting to keep mainframe skills alive, beware the Outernet and more.
Android Passes RIM as Top Mobile OS...

Android Passes RIM as Top Mobile OS in 2Q

Google's Android operating systems hustled past RIM's BlackBerry OS in the second quarter, a byproduct of the release of several new 4G smartphones and wider carrier coverage for the devices.

FoxNews

McDonald?s a victim of the food pol...

McDonald?s a victim of the food police?

McDonald?s a victim of the food police?

McDonald?s uphill battle

What Uncle Sam can learn from Ronal...

What Uncle Sam can learn from Ronald McDonald

What Uncle Sam can learn from Ronald McDonald

McDonald?s CEO owns up

Ford CFO: Already seeing strong dem...

Ford CFO: Already seeing strong demand for new F-150

Ford CFO: Already seeing strong demand for new F-150

Ford?s future

C-Suite shakeup at McDonald?s

C-Suite shakeup at McDonald?s

C-Suite shakeup at McDonald?s

McDonald?s CEO steps down

Quest Diagnostics has huge 4Q, 2015...

Quest Diagnostics has huge 4Q, 2015 projections

Quest Diagnostics has huge 4Q, 2015 projections

Quest Diagnostics tops estimates

Dow Chemical CEO: Low oil prices go...

Dow Chemical CEO: Low oil prices good for economy

Dow Chemical CEO: Low oil prices good for economy

Dow?s sparkling quarter

CNN

Top of corporate America just got w...

Top of corporate America just got whiter

McDonald's CEO Don Thompson's retirement leaves just two black CEOs in the elite Dow 30.
Uber sued in U.S. over alleged Indi...

Uber sued in U.S. over alleged India rape

Uber has been sued in U.S. court by a woman who alleges she was raped by one of the company's drivers in New Delhi.
Feds take down revenge porn king

Feds take down revenge porn king

Men sent nude pictures of women to Craig Brittain, who then posted them and the woman's personal information to his revenge porn website.
Visa is making a killing on fees

Visa is making a killing on fees

Visa's revenues were up thanks to customer fees. The company also announced a 4-for-1 stock split.
Stocks: 4 things to know before the...

Stocks: 4 things to know before the open

Here's what you need to know about the markets before you start your business day.
Check U.S. futures

Check U.S. futures

WallStreet Journal

Falling Prices Spread Pain Far Acro...

Falling Prices Spread Pain Far Across The Oil Patch

Trouble has been looming over the oil patch since crude prices began falling last summer. But only now are the long-feared effects of a bust starting to ripple through the energy ecosystem.
Super Bowl Challenge for Box Makers...

Super Bowl Challenge for Box Makers: 12.5 Million Pizzas

Super Bowl Sunday is the biggest day of the year for takeout pizza, with Americans expected to order about 12.5 million pies. That also makes it the biggest day for companies that make corrugated pizza boxes.
Amazon Delivers $214 Million in Pro...

Amazon Delivers $214 Million in Profit

Amazon posted higher-than-expected net income for the fourth quarter, despite sales growth below forecasts. The e-commerce giant?s spending continued to weigh on its bottom line.
Maersk in Talks Over $1.5 Billion S...

Maersk in Talks Over $1.5 Billion Ship Order

Denmark?s Maersk Line, the world?s biggest container-shipping company by capacity, is in early talks with Asian shipbuilders to order up to 10 container megaships worth around $1.5 billion.
Hard-Driving Uber Gives Compromise ...

Hard-Driving Uber Gives Compromise a Try

Facing roadblocks, ride-sharing service Uber is trying to present a softer side to its aggressive push into global markets.
For McDonald's, a CEO With Fresh Pe...

For McDonald's, a CEO With Fresh Perspective

In tapping Steve Easterbrook as its new chief executive, McDonald?s has opted for a company insider with an unusual attribute: an outsider?s perspective.

Washington Post

Wonkblog: Airbnb is about to start ...

Wonkblog: Airbnb is about to start collecting hotel taxes in more major cities, including Washington

In mid-February, the short-term home rental service Airbnb will begin collecting taxes on behalf of residents in the District who treat their homes ? or single rooms in them ? as a makeshift alternative to hotels. With the voluntary agreement, the District joins a handful of cities where the tech company has worked out tax deals to resolve at least one of the thorny problems posed by a business model that has turned thousands of people into innkeepers in their own homes.Read full article >>
Obama budget proposal would boost s...

Obama budget proposal would boost spending beyond ?sequestration? caps

President Obama will present a federal budget proposal on Monday that would exceed restrictive spending caps mandated by Congress four years ago and propose new capital gains and bank taxes, an effort that is likely to get bogged down in congressional opposition to taxes and big budget deficits. Read full article >>
Amazon actually made money this qua...

Amazon actually made money this quarter. That?s enough to make its stock go nuts.

Amazon reported a quarterly profit of $214 million Thursday,†besting†its own estimates and surprising investors. The news was enough to send the company's stock up more than 13 percent to about $350 in after-hours trading.Read full article >>
New D.C. mayor pushes to cut housin...

New D.C. mayor pushes to cut housing costs despite budget gap

A month into office, D.C. Mayor Muriel E. Bowser said she will stick with her commitment to bring down housing costs for D.C. residents despite now facing a budget gap of at least $83 million this year.Read full article >>
Hershey?s plan to hook Americans on...

Hershey?s plan to hook Americans onto impulse-buying chocolate again

Online shopping, curbside pickup and self-checkout aisles have made it quicker and easier than ever for Americans to buy the things they need. That?s a huge problem for†the candy and chocolate industries, which have made billions over the years off waits at the register ?†and customers? last-minute†impulse buys.Read full article >>
FedBid barred from new government c...

FedBid barred from new government contracts after watchdog report

The federal government has barred a fast-growing Northern Virginia contractor with deep ties to the Washington establishment from winning new work because of ?conduct indicating a lack of business honesty or integrity.?Read full article >>

CBS Stock Market

Stocks to Watch: DuPont, Nike, KB H...

Stocks to Watch: DuPont, Nike, KB Home are stocks to watch

Among the companies whose shares are expected to see active trade in Friday?s session are DuPont, Nike, and KB Home.
Stocks to Watch: Bed Bath & Beyond,...

Stocks to Watch: Bed Bath & Beyond, GoPro, Nike are stocks to watch

Among the companies whose shares are expected to see active trade in Thursday?s session are Bed Bath & Beyond, GoPro, and Nike.
Stocks to Watch: Google, Barnes & N...

Stocks to Watch: Google, Barnes & Noble are stocks to watch Wednesday

Among the companies whose shares are expected to see active trade in Wednesday?s session are Google Inc., and Barnes and Noble Inc.
Stocks to Watch: Wisconsin Energy, ...

Stocks to Watch: Wisconsin Energy, Oracle, GE are stocks to watch

Wisconsin Energy Corp., Oracle Corp., and General Electric Co. may all see active trading after deals, or talk of deals.
Stocks to Watch: Stocks to watch: O...

Stocks to Watch: Stocks to watch: Oracle, Smith & Wesson, Family Dollar

Among the companies whose shares are expected to see active trade in Friday?s session are Oracle, Smith & Wesson, and Family Dollar.
Stocks to Watch: BlackBerry, Oracle...

Stocks to Watch: BlackBerry, Oracle, Kroger are stocks to watch

Among the companies whose shares are expected to see active trade in Thursday?s session are BlackBerry, Oracle, and Kroger.

BBC Stock Market

Eurozone deflation gathers pace

Eurozone deflation gathers pace

Eurozone deflation deepens in January, as prices fall by 0.6% compared with last year, as lower oil prices push down costs.
Honda cuts profit forecast on recal...

Honda cuts profit forecast on recall

Japanese carmaker Honda cuts its profit forecast and sees third quarter earnings drop sharply following a vehicle recall linked to airbags.
Amazon posts modest holiday profits

Amazon posts modest holiday profits

The online retail giant Amazon reports weaker profits for the busy Christmas period, but a 15% rise in sales cheers investors.
Google profits up nearly 30%

Google profits up nearly 30%

Internet giant Google reports fourth-quarter profits of $4.76bn, up nearly 30% from the same period a year before, but revenue misses Wall Street expectations.
Denmark, Deutschland and deflation

Denmark, Deutschland and deflation

Our economics correspondent Andrew Walker explains how developments in Germany and Denmark are hallmarks of strange times in the eurozone.
BT shares fall holds back FTSE

BT shares fall holds back FTSE

Shares in London are flat as eurozone inflation numbers are released and BT shares fall in the wake of its results.

Reuters Stock Market

U.S. small business borrowing slows...

U.S. small business borrowing slows in February

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. small businesses borrowing hit a five month low in February, in the latest indication of slower economic growth in the first quarter after an unusually harsh winter.

NewYorkTimes Stock Market

DealBook: British Regulators Assess...

DealBook: British Regulators Assessing Loan Insurance Compensation Efforts

The Financial Conduct Authority is looking at whether improper sales of payment protection insurance is enhancing the integrity of Britain?s financial system as banks have paid out about $26 billion in claims.
Eurozone Inflation Falls to Lowest ...

Eurozone Inflation Falls to Lowest Level Since 2009

The annual rate of inflation in the 19 countries of the eurozone was minus 0.6 percent in January.The unemployment rate dipped to 11.4 percent.
Dealing With Recalls, Honda Cuts Pr...

Dealing With Recalls, Honda Cuts Profit Forecast for the Year

The Japanese automaker said its business was being eroded by the costs related to airbag problems, as well as declining sales.
Qatar Airways Acquires 9.99% Stake ...

Qatar Airways Acquires 9.99% Stake in British Airways Parent

The stake in the International Airlines Group, also the parent of the Spanish carrier Iberia, deepens an existing commercial partnership with the group.
ConocoPhillips and Occidental Post ...

ConocoPhillips and Occidental Post Losses, Reflecting Oil Price Plunge

After years of the industry making record profits both companies said that they lost money in the fourth quarter.
Amazon Reports a Profit, Citing Pri...

Amazon Reports a Profit, Citing Prime as the Key

The company delivered better earnings than expected in the fourth quarter, breaking a recent pattern of disappointments.

Internet Stock Market News

Microsoft Inks UC Deal With Polycom

Microsoft Inks UC Deal With Polycom

Under a multi-year agreement unveiled Monday, Polycom will begin shipping integrated unified communications solutions built on Microsoft's Communications Server 14.
IT Earnings Way Up at Job Site Elan...

IT Earnings Way Up at Job Site Elance

Google App Engine, HTML5, search engine optimization and social media marketing are among the fastest movers on Elance's list of hot job opportunities available online.
Google, Verizon Posit Net Neutralit...

Google, Verizon Posit Net Neutrality Accord

The two Internet and communications giants have put aside their differences to hammer what could be a palatable legislative solution to the net neutrality brouhaha.
Tech Stocks Gain Despite HP's Plung...

Tech Stocks Gain Despite HP's Plunge

HP investors had a bad day, but the rest of the tech sector fared well.
New Federal Data Breach Bill Debuts...

New Federal Data Breach Bill Debuts in Senate

The new bill is getting early support from prominent Democrats and could require enterprises meet tighter security measures and new notification rules.
Cisco Unveils Top 10 Web Malware Th...

Cisco Unveils Top 10 Web Malware Threats

Contaminated websites are still a threat, but Cisco's latest security report suggests that are plenty of other Web-borne malware scams that can cost you or your company dearly.

CNN Stock Market

Stocks: 4 things to know before the...

Stocks: 4 things to know before the open

Here's what you need to know about the markets before you start your business day.
Shake Shack set to shake up Wall St...

Shake Shack set to shake up Wall Street

Read full story for latest details.
Meet CNNMoney's Tech 30 stock index

Meet CNNMoney's Tech 30 stock index

Read full story for latest details.
Amazon stock soars after earnings b...

Amazon stock soars after earnings beat

Read full story for latest details.
Visa soars and announces 4-for-1 st...

Visa soars and announces 4-for-1 stock split

Visa's revenues were up thanks to customer fees. The company also announced a 4-for-1 stock split.
Google's ad revenue continues to st...

Google's ad revenue continues to struggle

Google reported a quarterly profit on Thursday that rose from a year ago, but the company fell short of Wall Street's expectations.

WallStreet Journal

Falling Prices Spread Pain Far Acro...

Falling Prices Spread Pain Far Across The Oil Patch

Trouble has been looming over the oil patch since crude prices began falling last summer. But only now are the long-feared effects of a bust starting to ripple through the energy ecosystem.
Super Bowl Challenge for Box Makers...

Super Bowl Challenge for Box Makers: 12.5 Million Pizzas

Super Bowl Sunday is the biggest day of the year for takeout pizza, with Americans expected to order about 12.5 million pies. That also makes it the biggest day for companies that make corrugated pizza boxes.
Amazon Delivers $214 Million in Pro...

Amazon Delivers $214 Million in Profit

Amazon posted higher-than-expected net income for the fourth quarter, despite sales growth below forecasts. The e-commerce giant?s spending continued to weigh on its bottom line.
Maersk in Talks Over $1.5 Billion S...

Maersk in Talks Over $1.5 Billion Ship Order

Denmark?s Maersk Line, the world?s biggest container-shipping company by capacity, is in early talks with Asian shipbuilders to order up to 10 container megaships worth around $1.5 billion.
Hard-Driving Uber Gives Compromise ...

Hard-Driving Uber Gives Compromise a Try

Facing roadblocks, ride-sharing service Uber is trying to present a softer side to its aggressive push into global markets.
For McDonald's, a CEO With Fresh Pe...

For McDonald's, a CEO With Fresh Perspective

In tapping Steve Easterbrook as its new chief executive, McDonald?s has opted for a company insider with an unusual attribute: an outsider?s perspective.

Washington Post

Asia stocks inch higher despite wor...

Asia stocks inch higher despite world woes

BANGKOK -- Most Asian markets took cues from Wall Street on Thursday and edged higher despite serious challenges to the global economy, including Japan's struggle to contain an earthquake-spawned nuclear crisis, Portugal's unresolved financial problems and uprisings in the Middle East.
Toyota to curb N. America productio...

Toyota to curb N. America production after quake

TOKYO -- Toyota Motor Corp., the world's biggest automaker, said Thursday it expects to halt production at some of its factories in North America due to shortages of parts from Japan following a devastating earthquake.
Boeing: US gets the tanker it wante...

Boeing: US gets the tanker it wanted, nothing more

-- A Boeing executive said on Wednesday that the Air Force will get the tanker it ordered - and no more.
Watchdog: FAA improves for-hire air...

Watchdog: FAA improves for-hire aircraft oversight

WASHINGTON -- The Federal Aviation Administration has significantly improved its safety oversight of for-hire aircraft companies but hasn't followed through on recommendations regarding air tours and illegal operators, a government watchdog said Wednesday.
Big BMW sedan adds hybrid

Big BMW sedan adds hybrid

-- Gasoline-electric hybrid versions of BMW's big, 2011 BMW 7-Series sedans come with the federal government's lowest fuel economy rating of all regular-production hybrids.
Asia stocks mixed amid uncertainty ...

Asia stocks mixed amid uncertainty in Japan, Libya

BANGKOK -- Asian stocks were mixed Wednesday following a retreat on Wall Street as the staggering toll exacted by Japan's worst-ever earthquake came into sharper focus and uncertainties grew about the outcome of Western military action against Libya.

ABC Stock Market

The 10 Best All-Time Super Bowl Ads

The 10 Best All-Time Super Bowl Ads

The Super Bowl is a high-stakes affair for advertisers, with the cost of a 30-second spot topping $4.5 million.
3 Red Flags to Remember When Pickin...

3 Red Flags to Remember When Picking Tax Preparer

When Oscar Lomeli asked his friends for a recommendation on a tax preparer, he didn???t think he???d end up getting stuck paying back his bogus refund. Need more help with your tax returns? See more information below. ???They [friends] told me she was good,??? said...
7 Attention-Grabbing GoDaddy Moment...

7 Attention-Grabbing GoDaddy Moments

GoDaddy's latest controversial Super Bowl ad follows other shocking incidents over the last several years -- from global politics to technology debates.
World Stocks Uneven Ahead of US Gro...

World Stocks Uneven Ahead of US Growth Report

World stock markets uneven ahead of quarterly US economic growth report
Builder Projects 18-Month Delay for...

Builder Projects 18-Month Delay for Nuclear Plant in Georgia

Builder projects 18-month delay for new nuclear power plant in Georgia
Asia Stocks Mostly Higher After Jap...

Asia Stocks Mostly Higher After Japan Data Shows Improvement

Asian stock markets mostly higher after Japan data shows improvement, but China shares fade

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