- Trade group raises 2016 sales growth forecast to 3.4 percent
NEW YORK (AP) — A trade group raised its forecast Tuesday for retail sales growth this year to 3.4 percent, with more help from online sales, as the economy improves.
- JetBlue beats 2Q profit forecasts
NEW YORK (AP) — JetBlue Airways Corp. (JBLU) on Tuesday reported second-quarter earnings of $180 million.
- In 10th convention speech, Bill Clinton faces tougher crowd
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bill Clinton was once the Democrats explainer-in-chief, electrifying the convention crowd with his support of President Barack Obama.
- Global stocks mixed as investors eye corporate earnings
BEIJING (AP) — Global stock markets were mixed Tuesday as investors monitor corporate earnings, while oil prices extended losses, weighing on energy company shares.
- Germany lends Albania $55 million for energy link project
TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Germany is lending 50 million euros ($55 million) to Albania to help it build a power line with neighboring Macedonia.
- Caterpillar 2Q results top Street, cuts 2016 profit outlook
PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — Caterpillar's second-quarter performance beat Wall Street's expectations, despite weakness in the mining and oil and gas industries. But the company lowered its full-year adjusted profit guidance again, saying global economic growth remains subdued and isn't sufficient to drive improvement in most of the industries and markets it serves.
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- Dallas-area Citibank worker gets prison for computer damage
DALLAS (AP) — A Citibank worker in Texas who faced dismissal must serve nearly two years in prison for damaging the financial giant's computer system.
- McDonald's sales edge up 1.8 percent in US in 2Q
NEW YORK (AP) — McDonald's sales edged up just 1.8 at established U.S. locations in the second quarter, short of Wall Street expectations, as it continues its attempts to turnaround its business.
- Italian bank Unicredit overhauls management structure
MILAN (AP) — Italian bank Unicredit is overhauling its management as part of moves to improve the bank's financial health.
- 5 Russian canoeists, including Olympic champ, get Rio bans
MOSCOW (AP) — Olympic champion Alexander Dyachenko and four other Russian canoeists have been barred from competing at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics after being named in a recent report alleging a state-sponsored doping cover-up.
- New Jersey Transit train passenger arrested after threat
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey Transit train passenger is undergoing a psychological evaluation after authorities say he made a threat against the commuter railroad.
- Verizon beats 2Q profit forecasts
NEW YORK (AP) — Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ) on Tuesday reported second-quarter profit of $702 million.
- AB InBev ups offer for SABMiller after Brexit pound slump
LONDON (AP) — Brewer Anheuser-Busch InBev has increased its cash offer for SABMiller to 45 pounds ($58.98) per share after pressure from investors who had seen the value of the bid drop as the pound declined following Britain's vote to leave the European Union.
- Reynolds American misses 2Q profit forecasts
WINSTON SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Reynolds American Inc. (RAI) on Tuesday reported second-quarter net income of $796 million.