- Blackberry posts 3Q adjusted profit, revenue down
NEW YORK (AP) — Blackberry reported an adjusted profit for its fiscal third quarter but its revenue fell, missing analysts' estimates.
- German consumer confidence on the rise
BERLIN (AP) — German consumer confidence is continuing to improve, supported by expectations of increasing economic strength and a greater willingness to make purchases.
- Cheniere and Rite Aid are big market movers
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Thursday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:
- Putin says no plans to force exporters to sell their currency earnings
MOSCOW (AP) — Putin says no plans to force exporters to sell their currency earnings.
- Stocks with exposure to Cuba rise sharply
NEW YORK (AP) — A batch of stocks with exposure to Cuba rose sharply Wednesday after President Obama moved to restore diplomatic relations between the U.S. and Caribbean island after more than 50 years of hostility.
- MGM Resorts and FedEx are big market movers
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Wednesday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:
- Russians flock to stores to pre-empt price rises
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian consumers flocked to the stores Wednesday, frantically buying a range of big-ticket items to pre-empt the price rises kicked off by the staggering fall in the value of the ruble in recent days.
- FedEx misses Street 2Q forecasts, but profit jumps 23 pct
FedEx's second-quarter earnings soared 23 percent, but the package delivery company missed Wall Street forecasts due partially to a lower-than-expected benefit from falling fuel prices.
- UK unemployment rate at 6-year low of 6 percent
LONDON (AP) — Official figures show Britain's unemployment rate was 6 percent in the three months to October, its lowest level since the 2008 financial crisis.
- Ruble collapse shakes Russian economy, consumers
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin faces a major new challenge after a catastrophic fall in the value of the ruble, which hit a new low Tuesday despite the Central Bank's desperate efforts to halt the selling.