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Apple beats Wall Street iPhone sales out

Apple's quarterly profit and revenue beat Wall Street targets on Tuesday and its forecast for fourth-quarter sales topped expectations as well, with Chief Executive Tim Cook telling Reuters that "marked improvement in greater China" drove the results. Jane Lanhee Lee reports.

31-Jul-2019
The Fed is likely to cut rates, then wha

The Federal Reserve has sent clear signals it intends to cut interest rates Wednesday, but questions linger regarding how deep the cut will be and if the Fed will signal a readiness to lower rates in the future.  Conway G. Gittens reports.

31-Jul-2019
Tech leads Wall Street lower

Wall Street lost ground Tuesday after a warning from President Donald Trump to China amid ongoing trade negotiations pressured technology shares, while investors looked to an expected Federal Reserve interest rate cut on Wednesday. Fred Katayama reports.

31-Jul-2019
Fed language that would boost stocks - S

Aviva Investors' Susan Schmidt tells Reuters' Fred Katayama what Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell needs to say Wednesday for investors to extend this rally.

31-Jul-2019
Trump warns China not to wait for 2020 f

U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday warned China against waiting out his first term to finalize any trade deal, saying if he wins re-election in the November 2020 U.S. presidential contest, the outcome could be no agreement or a worse one. Yahaira Jacquez reports.

31-Jul-2019
South Africa's Eskom sees $1.4 bln loss

South Africa's struggling power utility Eskom said on Tuesday it expects to post a loss of $1.4 billion in the 2019/20 financial year. Matthew Larotonda reports.

31-Jul-2019
Under Armour shares sink

Under Armour shares sank Tuesday morning after the sportwear maker cut its full-year revenue forecast for North America. As Fred Katayama reports, its quarterly sales in that region also dropped much more than expected.

31-Jul-2019
A cash cow? App sells investors shares i

A South African app is selling shares in individual cows and promising impressive returns. Sam Holder reports.

31-Jul-2019
Weak euro zone data backs Draghi's plan

French growth slowed unexpectedly in the second quarter on weaker household spending and German consumer morale worsened for the third month in a row heading into August, adding to signs that the euro zone economy as a whole is cooling.  David Pollard reports.

31-Jul-2019
It's time to boost Africa's industrial c

African nations need to boost output of goods and services to benefit from a new $3.4 trillion economic initiative, the head of the African Development Bank has said. Nneka Chile reports.

31-Jul-2019
Huawei's revenue soars despite U.S. sanc

China's Huawei Technologies says revenue in the first half of the year grew 23.2% - faster than a year ago - despite an intense U.S. campaign against it that ultimately became a trade ban. Analysts say the telecoms giant got a big boost from soaring smartphone sales in its home market. Eve Johnson reports.

31-Jul-2019
BP profit outstrips forecasts, lifted by

BP has caught analysts by surprise as it announced a surge in profits, beating forecasts and offsetting weaker crude oil prices. Joe Davies reports.

31-Jul-2019
European shares hit by Bayer, Lufthansa;

European shares slipped on Tuesday as grim forecasts from German giants Bayer and Lufthansa soured sentiment, while a battered pound and BP helped London's blue-chip index outperform for a second day.  David Pollard reports.

31-Jul-2019
Competitors chop and saw their way to wi

Cassidy Scheer and Martha King chop and saw their way to wins at the Stihl Timbersports U.S. Championships

30-Jul-2019
Olympic champ Dalilah Muhammad sets new

American Olympic champ Dalilah Muhammad sets new 400 metre hurdles record of 52.20 seconds at the U.S. national championships

30-Jul-2019
Homeless World Cup underway as fans floc

Almost 50 countries take part in the Homeless World Cup football tournament

30-Jul-2019
Valverde backs Griezmann to connect with

Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde says he expects Antoine Griezmann to easily link up with Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez when the trio finally appear on the same pitch together.

30-Jul-2019
Vermaelen joins former Barca colleagues

Thomas Vermaelen becomes the fourth former Barcelona player to join J.League side Vissel Kobe

30-Jul-2019
Tennis sensation Cori "Coco" Gauff plays

15-year-old American has accepted a spot in qualifying at the City Open Tournament in Washington

30-Jul-2019
Guardiola plays down prospect of more Ci

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola says he does not expect to make many, if any, new signings before the transfer window closes.

30-Jul-2019
Busquets excited to face old pal Iniesta

Spanish great Andres Iniesta and former Barcelona team mate Sergio Busquets look forward to play each other when Barcelona face Vissel Kobe in Japan.

30-Jul-2019
Barca president pleased to finally sign

Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu is beaming having completed the signing of Antoine Griezmann but remains coy on Neymar pursuit.

30-Jul-2019
Australia prepped for Rugby Championship

Wallabies captain Michael Hooper expects a tough test against the Pumas tomorrow in the Rugby Championship.

30-Jul-2019
All Blacks skipper relishing Springboks

Kieran Read says rivalry with South Africans is 'massive' and he is happy playing as number eight

30-Jul-2019
Rowe and Martin apologise after clash le

Luke Rowe and Tony Martin shake hands after talking about their clash that led to their disqualification from the Tour de France

30-Jul-2019
100 million affected in Capital One data

Capital One reveals that personal information including names and addresses of about 100 million bank customers in the U.S. and 6 million in Canada were stolen by a hacker who has been arrested. Suspect Paige Thompson is a 33-year-old former software engineer from Seattle.

30-Jul-2019
Beyond Meat stuns with stock sale plan

Shares of meat-alternative provider Beyond Meat slumped Monday as plans for a second sale of company stock offset a better-than-expected four-fold surge in quarterly sales.  Conway G. Gittens reports.

30-Jul-2019
Wall Street retreats ahead of Fed meetin

U.S. stocks stepped back from peak levels on Monday.  Investors took a breather as they anticipated a Federal Reserve interest rate cut this week. Fred Katayama reports.

30-Jul-2019
Widely expected Fed rate cut likely to c

The Federal Reserve is expected to announce its first rate cut in more than a decade after a two-day meeting that begins on Tuesday amid pressure from financial markets and the White House, as well as signs trade worries are hurting business spending. Conway G. Gittens reports.

30-Jul-2019
Fed cut would be "symbolic" says Greg Ha

Winthrop Capital Management co-founder Greg Hahn tells Reuters' Fred Katayama he believes the Federal Reserve will wait awhile after it likely cuts interest rates Wednesday.

30-Jul-2019
Pfizer unit to merge with Mylan

Drugmaker Pfizer will spin off its generic drugs business and combine it with Mylan. As Fred Katayama reports, that'll allow Pfizer to focus on its more profitable cancer business.

30-Jul-2019
Sterling down as UK 'turbo-charges' no-d

The UK is "turbo-charging" its preparations for a no-deal Brexit, the UK's foreign secretary said on Monday - something that many investors fear would disrupt the global economy and send Britain into recession. David Doyle reports.

30-Jul-2019
Barclays, JP Morgan among banks facing U

Barclays, JP Morgan, RBS, UBS  and Citigroup are being sued by investors over allegations they rigged the global foreign exchange market, in a test of U.S.-style class actions in Britain. Ciara Lee reports.

30-Jul-2019
Why the men's makeup market is blowing u

In the UK, figures show 5% of males now wear makeup regularly. According to one research company the market is set to reach $78.6 billion by 2023 - and this isn't just moisturizers - but foundation, bronzer and brow fillers too. Lauren Anthony reports.

30-Jul-2019
Deal-hungry Takeaway.com delivers $10 bl

Amsterdam-based online food delivery firm Takeaway.com has agreed to buy Just Eat in an all-share deal valuing the combined group, which will be one of the sector's largest, at about 8.2 billion pounds ($10.1 billion). Ciara Lee reports

30-Jul-2019
Heineken's beer boost offset by higher a

Heineken, the world's number two brewer, has reported rising sales and profits despite a drag from the increased cost of its aluminium cans. Joe Davies reports.

30-Jul-2019
Ryanair profit slumps 21% as overcapacit

Ryanair reported a 21% drop in quarterly profit on Monday as overcapacity and a price war in Germany drove ticket prices lower, but the airline kept its profit target for the year unchanged. Ciara Lee reports.

30-Jul-2019
What to watch in the week ahead

Investors will focus on a Fed rate decision, the jobs report, and the latest results from Apple. Fred Katayama takes a look at the week ahead in the U.S. business world.

30-Jul-2019
S&P 500, Nasdaq close at record highs

Robust earnings pushed the S&P 500 and Nasdaq indexes to record highs on Friday, with support from data showing U.S. economic growth slowed less than expected in the second quarter. Fred Katayama reports.

30-Jul-2019
Two rate cuts would be enough - Traynor

After Friday's GDP report, People's United Advisors' John Traynor tells Reuters' Fred Katayama he doesn't want to see the Federal Reserve cut interest rates more than twice.

30-Jul-2019
DOJ approves Sprint, T-Mobile merger

Sprint and T-Mobile cleared another hurdle in their $26 billion merger, but more challenges await as America's third and fourth largest wireless carriers try to combine. Conway G. Gittens reports.

29-Jul-2019
A new group works the soil in New York s

Non-binary people like Layton Guenther and women like Allie Gressler run some of the best-known organic farms in Long Island, in what is a growing, $50 billion industry nationwide.

29-Jul-2019
To cut or not to cut: the question for c

Central banks in the U.S., UK and Japan have big decisions to make next week. For markets, the one sure bet looks like the first U.S. rate cut in a decade. Julian Satterthwaite looks ahead.

29-Jul-2019
Kudlow hoping for trade talks reset with

White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow told reporters on Friday that U.S. trade negotiators will tell China that "we'd like to go back to where we were last May", when they meet in Shanghai next week. China and the U.S., the world’s two largest economies, are trying to kick-start stalled negotiations aimed at ending a yearlong trade war marked by tit-for-tat tariffs. Rough cut (no reporter narration).

29-Jul-2019
New auto safety technology leaves insure

Automakers are accelerating the rollout of technology designed to avoid crashes, but, as Francis Maguire reports, insurance companies are waving a caution flag at consumers eyeing discounts for buying collision-avoiding brakes or automated cruise control.

29-Jul-2019
SoftBank Group's $108 bln Vision Fund 2

SoftBank has secured pledges from Microsoft and other investors of around $108 billion for a second Vision Fund aimed at investing in technology firms.  David Pollard reports.

29-Jul-2019
Consumers help U.S. economy avoid deeper

The U.S. economy surprised to the upside in the second quarter, growing at an annualized 2.1 percent rate thanks to the strongest measure of consumer spending in 2-1/2 years. The data lower the chance the Federal Reserve will do more than a quarter-point rate cut next week.  Conway G. Gittens reports.

29-Jul-2019
Earnings: Vodafone jumps, Nestle sweeten

Vodafone jumps nearly 8% on plans to fold mobile mast operations into a new company, and Nestle posts its fastest sales growth in three years.  But in a mixed set of earnings news on Friday, Renault cut revenue goals and Kering shares slumped on signs of a slowdown at Gucci.  David Pollard reports.

29-Jul-2019
After Nissan, a profit plunge at Renault

French automaker Renault cuts revenue goal after a weaker first half, a day after alliance partner Nissan announced big job cuts and earnings woes. Francis Maguire reports.

29-Jul-2019
In New York state a new group works the

Women and gender diverse people are running some of the best-known organic farms in Long Island – not only shifting perceptions of what a New York farmer looks like, but also highlighting the central role that these groups are playing in the organic farming movement. Havovi Cooper and Aleksandra Michalska report.

29-Jul-2019
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