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BRASILIA, April 27 (Reuters) - Brazil''s Planning Minister Nelson Barbosa said...
Tech and telecom companies stepped up with much-needed services. Facebook and...
Fitch Ratings downgrades Japan’s credit rating, highlighting the challenges...




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Puerto Rico may be months away from running out of money, and it remains unclear how the U.S. territory will avert a liquidity crisis....
Ikea’s concept kitchen tables for 2025 include tables that cook, and the wealthiest people under the age of 40....
The number of people using these services is growing fast. Find out what happens when a writer rents out his Mini Cooper and an Airbnb tenant learns something terrible has happened to his host. »...
The Food and Drug Administration says Medtronic must stop most sales of its implantable drug pumps after years of uncorrected problems....
Hess Corporation HES is expected to report first-quarter 2015 earnings on Apr 29, before the market opens. In the last quarter, the company’s earnings from continuing operations of 18 cents per...
Leading security software firm V ASCO Data Security International Inc. VDSI is set to report first-quarter 2015 results before the opening bell on Apr 28. It reported a 60.0% earnings surprise in the...
European publishers have long chastised Google for allegedly hurting their bottom line, but the internet giant is now trying to meet them half way. It''s launching a partnership with eight news outlets ......
NEW YORK, April 27 (IFR) - US banks and their largest clients may be trying to use fears of a liquidity crisis in the bond markets to delay the reporting of bond trades, but many investors are......
Apple turned in another blow-out quarterly financial report, thanks in large part to continued hot sales of its iPhones....
Global tech firms pitch in on earthquake rescue efforts in Nepal with services such as free calls to and from the country to functions that track survivors and relay the news to worried relatives and friends overseas....


Business

All lanes of the southbound 710 Freeway near Bell reopened Monday shortly before 4:45 p.m., one day after a gasoline truck overturned and ignited, damaging the busy roadway''s pavement....
John Varvatos'' cadre of celebrity friends and clientele opened its hearts -- and wallets -- to the tune of $957,000 at a Sunday afternoon fundraiser that included a live auction, an impassioned speech by host Chris...
A new children''s advocacy group on Monday launched a multimillion-dollar grass-roots campaign to improve health, education and access to technology for youngsters in California and across the nation....
Kings defenseman Drew Doughty is one of three finalists for the NHL''s Norris Trophy, joining P.K. Subban of Montreal and Erik Karlsson of Ottawa....

Companies/Leaders

What worries Madison Avenue isn't only the pressure agencies will feel as P&G tries to wring better prices from them—or risk losing the business altogether—but that the consumer-products giant is joining...
Amazon is among a host of companies asking the Federal Aviation Administration to expand the abilities of small commercial drones and the traffic control system that would monitor them. The online retailer specifically...
After a devastating earthquake hit Nepal on Saturday, tech companies are hoping their products can help locate loved ones and provide much-needed relief services. As of Monday, the death toll from the 7.8-magnitude...
In a recent report, analysts at Oppenheimer took a technical look at the stock market to determine whether investors should follow the old Wall Street adage "sell in May and go away." According to...

Earnings

New York (AFP) - US stocks snapped Monday a three-day rally to record highs as investors awaited Apple earnings results and a Federal Reserve policy meeting....
According to recent earnings calls, no other cloud vendors can match Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft....
Venezuelan state oil company PDVSA's earnings fell 4.3 percent in 2014, it said Monday, reporting drops in production and exports after a year of economic upheaval and sliding crude prices. PDVSA, which dominates...
By David Randall NEW YORK (Reuters) - When the Nasdaq Composite last hit record highs during the dotcom era, fund manager Walter Price struggled with justifying paying 400 times a company's earnings for rapid...

Economy

By William Schomberg LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's economy slowed in the first three months of this year, data is likely to show on Tuesday, potentially dealing a setback to Prime Minister David Cameron who has...
US stocks ended down on Monday, led by losses in biotech shares after disappointing news from several companies including Amgen....
Venezuelan state oil company PDVSA's earnings fell 4.3 percent in 2014, it said Monday, reporting drops in production and exports after a year of economic upheaval and sliding crude prices. PDVSA, which dominates...
Ireland will have up to 1.5 billion euros (1.07 billion pounds) extra in its budget for next year to divide evenly between tax cuts and additional spending, finance minister Michael Noonan said on Monday ahead of major...

Finance

US stocks ended down on Monday, led by losses in biotech shares after disappointing news from several companies including Amgen....
The Export-Import Bank’s (Ex-Im Bank) charter is once again up for reauthorization by Congress, this time with a deadline of June 30, 2015. The Ex-Im Bank, the United States’ official export credit agency,...
German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble hinted on Saturday that Berlin was preparing for a possible Greek default, drawing a parallel with the secrecy of German reunification plans in 1989....
Global equity markets rode to new all-time highs on Friday, with positive corporate updates in Europe and a post-dotcom-boom peak for the US Nasdaq stoking investor optimism....

Marketplace

Plus tickets going fast for Willamette Week's Eat Mobile food cart fest. HIGH SCHOOL COOK-OFF — The Portland Kitchen, an after school program that  teaches culinary skills to local high school students, is...
The company is starting an "experimental marketplace" that will allow owners to sell single patents to the search giant....
Apple reports earnings after the market closes on Monday . Wall Street analysts are expecting Apple to post $56 billion in revenue, but there''s a problem with their estimate, according to Gene Munster, an analyst at...
Here''s everything you need to know about the wonderful world of motorsports this week. NASCAR is investigating the circumstances around a massive pit lane fire at Richmond International Raceway ....

Personal Finance

Random tests of frozen shrimp collected from around the country showed harmful bacteria, the nonprofit consumer advocacy group Consumer Reports said Monday....
ESPN is suing Verizon in an escalating clash over how the popular sports channel is being sold in a discounted pay-TV package....
Anne Dias Griffin''s "pit bull" lawyer has withdrawn from the team representing her in the divorce filed last year by her billionaire husband, court records show....
The average price for a gallon of gasoline in the U.S. is now at $2.58 a gallon, a new high for the year. This according to a new Lundberg gas price survey, which finds that the price of gas is up 13 cents on average...

Stock Markets

(Reuters) - Apple Inc beat Wall Street's revenue and profit forecasts on Monday as it sold more iPhones in China than the United States for the first time, but the company gave no sales figures for its new Apple...
Apple posted fiscal second-quarter profits and sales Monday that handily beat Wall Street's estimates, while also unveiling a sharp increase in its plans to return capital to shareholders....
By Sam Forgione NEW YORK (Reuters) - Wall Street shares fell on Monday, dragged lower by biotech and healthcare stocks, while European shares and the euro advanced on optimism over talks between Greece and its lenders...
Akorn Pharmaceuticals screwed up its numbers, and now the stock is getting crushed. In a statement Friday , the company said there were errors in its financial statements for the financial year ending December 31 and...