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FRANKFURT—About 25 eurozone banks failed the European Central Bank's financial-health checks, although more than half of these lenders have taken the necessary steps to shore up their balance sheets this year,...
The best 30 year loans at Bank of America (NYSE:BAC) are listed at 4.000% and an APR of 4.128% today. The short term 15 year fixed rate loans are being quoted at 3.750% yielding an APR of 3.913%. 5/1 Adjustable Rate...
If anything is scary about Halloween, it is this: Consumers spend more than $330 million each year on costumes - for their pets. Photo - Halloween puppy + caption Halloween puppy. SPOOKTACULAR. Saturday: Pet costumes....
Welcome to the newest edition of The Why. “Why did Amazon's Fire phone fail?” you ask? That's a good question. It's timely too. (It certainly beats answering any question that employs the phrase...

Companies/Leaders

The Beaufort-based company joined the Bluffton business incubator's inaugural class of about 30 retailers. While selling its cedar-based products, the company also had an idea for a system that would distribute the...
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Lockheed Martin Corp and U.S. defense officials have reached agreement on the terms of a contract worth about $4 billion for an eighth batch of 43 F-35 fighter jets, sources familiar with the deal...
NEW YORK — A combination of strong company earnings and encouraging economic reports, both in the U.S. and Europe, gave the stock market another day of solid gains on Thursday. Caterpillar jumped after its...
If you are one of the hundreds of New Yorkers who live in a condominium built by the Related Companies , one of New York City's most prolific developers, you might like to know that changes are afoot. That is...

Earnings

Shares in the supermarket chain Tesco closed the day down 6.5 per cent after the firm announced that its profits have been overstated by around $481 million across the last two financial years. On the continent,...
But GM reported higher operating earnings in North America, where sales of the automaker's recently launched sports utility vehicles have soared amid lower gasoline prices. GM also announced no fresh financial hit...
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Economy

ATHENS (Reuters) - Greece's radical leftist Syriza party would beat Prime Minister Antonis Samaras's conservatives if an election were held now but its lead has slipped from last month, an opinion poll showed...
ROME (Reuters) - Demonstrators from across Italy filled the streets of Rome on Saturday to protest against labor market reforms which the government of Prime Minister Matteo Renzi has made a cornerstone of its policy....
By Matthew Mpoke Bigg ACCRA (Reuters) - Standard & Poor's downgraded Ghana's sovereign rating by one notch on Friday citing concerns about the cost of financing the country's high fiscal deficit and...
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India's Finance Minister Arun Jaitley favors a cut in interest rates to trigger demand in the construction sector, a newspaper report said on Saturday, but the central bank has signal it will...

Finance

NEW YORK - U.S. stocks jumped 1 percent on Thursday as a number of strong results, including from a pair of Dow components, reassured investors that corporations continued to fare well despite concerns about global...
The Bureau of Customs is targeting to cut down the processing time of import transactions to four hours before 2015 ends, banking on equipment upgrade and streamlining of regulations, its top official said Thursday....
The Bureau of Customs missed its revenue target of P34.6 billion for September, posting only P32.87 billion in collections. ...
BEIJING - The global economy is beset by increasing "downside risks," Asia-Pacific finance chiefs said Wednesday, a day after growth in China hit a five-year low....

Marketplace

It might be a blue Christmas for Amazon. The world's largest retailer gave a disappointing forecast for the crucial holiday quarter. The company also reported a wider loss than analysts expected for the third quarter....
Today: Pandora's listener growth disappoints investors as company seeks to make nice with musicians. Also: Amazon, Microsoft, Riverbed and Juniper also announce earnings....
Yelp shares dropped more than18 percent Thursday after the local-reviews company forecast fourth-quarter sales that fell short of analysts' estimates....
Microsoft's quarterly profit and revenue sailed past expectations Thursday as CEO Satya Nadella's push to embrace cloud computing and diversify into mobile devices helped lift sales by 25 percent....

Personal Finance

Source: Thinkstock So, you’re walking down the street and you see a small shiny object reflecting light from the sun above. It turns out the object is a penny. Do you pick it up? Is that 1 cent worth you bending over?...
For many couples, one of the best parts of preparing for a wedding is making the wedding registry. Whether you decide to register at one store or many stores, it can be fun walking around and imagining what it will feel...
Source: Thinkstock Some blame a lack of financial knowledge for the high levels of debt we see in households across the country. You may have even heard the term “debt crisis” refer to the tens of thousands...
Everyone knows that it’s important to save for retirement, but there are several factors that actually affect how much money you will need. Although you could calculate your necessary savings by a specific...

Stock Markets

That's because a slump stops people from focusing on the upward momentum of the stock market . If prices rise with few bumps along the way, investors sometimes stop considering the fundamental drivers of the market,...
The stock market closed out its best week in nearly two years on a positive note Friday, helped by strong quarterly earnings from Microsoft and other big companies. After weeks of speculation over the fate of...
The stock market closed out its best week of the year on Friday, as good news on the economy and corporate earnings overshadowed worries about the latest confirmed case of Ebola. The Standard & Poor's 500 index...
As such, it's reasonable to ask if any budding stock and credit market correction is an early warning sign of a future economic contraction not yet evident in hard data. In such cases, the earliest warnings may seem...