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China’s century? Chinese companies dominate Fortune 500 list

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China has overtaken its trade war rival, the US, for the first time in a new list of the world’s largest companies by revenue. Since the Global 500 debut in 1990, the list has, until now, been dominated by American firms. As the world balance of power shifts, Chinese companies took 129 spots, including 10 Read More

Lockheed beats quarterly profit estimates, raises 2019 forecast

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FILE PHOTO: The logo of Lockheed Martin is seen at Euronaval, the world naval defence exhibition in Le Bourget near Paris, France, October 23, 2018. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier/File Photo (Reuters) – Lockheed Martin Corp (LMT.N) on Tuesday reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit and raised its 2019 profit forecast for the second time in three months, helped Read More

Biogen beats estimates on multiple sclerosis therapy sales

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(Reuters) – Drugmaker Biogen Inc (BIIB.O) beat analysts’ estimates for quarterly profit and lifted its 2019 earnings forecast on Tuesday, driven by higher sales of its top-selling multiple sclerosis therapy Tecfidera. FILE PHOTO: A sign marks a Biogen facility in Cambridge, Massachusetts, U.S. January 26, 2017. REUTERS/Brian Snyder Shares of the company were marginally up Read More

Halliburton profit beats as company cuts cost; shares rise

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(Reuters) – Halliburton Co (HAL.N) on Monday beat analysts’ estimates for second-quarter profit as its largest oil-well services unit exceeded expectations, putting the company’s shares on track for the biggest one-day gain in nearly three years. FILE PHOTO: Halliburton’s campus in Houston, Texas, U.S. May 18, 2017. REUTERS/Daniel Kramer The Houston-based oilfield company is the Read More

Wall Street gains as earnings season gathers steam

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(Reuters) – U.S. stocks rose on Monday, lifted by technology companies, as investors eyed fresh U.S.-China trade developments during a busy week of corporate earnings with results from marquee names including Facebook and Amazon on tap. Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., July 16, 2019. Read More

Wall St. set to open higher as earnings season gathers steam

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(Reuters) – Wall Street’s main indexes were set to open higher on Monday as investors eyed fresh trade developments between the United States and China during a busy week of corporate earnings, with results from marquee names including Facebook and Amazon on tap. Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) Read More

Halliburton profit beats on international demand for oilfield services

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FILE PHOTO: Halliburton’s campus in Houston, Texas, U.S. May 18, 2017. REUTERS/Daniel Kramer (Reuters) – Halliburton Co (HAL.N) on Monday beat analysts’ estimates for second-quarter profit, as higher international demand for its oilfield services cushioned weakness in North America, its largest market. Oilfield service companies are depending on demand from international markets, which has recovered Read More

‘Avengers: Endgame’ dethrones ‘Avatar’ as highest-grossing movie of all time

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The epic finale to Marvel’s Infinity Saga, ‘Avengers: Endgame,’ has officially become king of the global box office set, topping James Cameron’s ‘Avatar,’ which held the title for almost a decade. ‘Endgame’ is now the biggest film of all time, with worldwide ticket sales currently standing at US$2.79 billion, according to Box Office Mojo. This Read More

Philips second-quarter sales growth beats expectations

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FILE PHOTO: Dutch technology company Philips’ logo is seen at company headquarters in Amsterdam, Netherlands, January 29, 2019. REUTERS/Eva Plevier/File Photo AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – Dutch health technology company Philips (PHG.AS) on Monday reported a better-than-expected 6% rise in comparable sales for the second quarter, to 4.67 billion euros ($5.24 billion). Analysts polled by the company Read More

Scandal-plagued Bibi beats Ben-Gurion to become longest-serving Israeli PM

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As he faces corruption allegations and yet another election fight, Israel’s unsinkable Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has set a new record by becoming the longest-serving leader of the Jewish state. The previous record of Israeli political longevity stood at 4,875 days and remained unmatched since 1963, when the nation’s founding father, David Ben-Gurion, retired as Read More