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July 27, 2018 - 10:22 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Shareholders approve Disney's $71.3 billion acquisition of Fox entertainment assets.
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July 27, 2018 - 10:01 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is praising new economic data released Friday, saying the U.S. is the "economic envy of the entire world." Trump is celebrating data showing the U.S. economy surged in the April-June quarter to an annual growth rate of 4.1 percent. Trump is predicting that...
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FILE - In this Oct. 13, 2015, file photo, the Twitter logo appears on a phone post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Twitter shares fell Thursday, July 26, 2018, after President Donald Trump said in a tweet the company was limiting visibility of prominent Republicans and said he was going to look into the matter. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
July 27, 2018 - 9:45 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Cracking down on hate, abuse and online trolls is also hurting Twitter's shares. The company's stock plunged Friday morning after it reported a decline in its monthly users and warned that the number could fall further in the coming months. The more than 14 percent drop in share...
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FILE - In this Oct. 13, 2015, file photo, the Twitter logo appears on a phone post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Twitter shares fell Thursday, July 26, 2018, after President Donald Trump said in a tweet the company was limiting visibility of prominent Republicans and said he was going to look into the matter. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
July 27, 2018 - 9:39 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Cracking down on hate, abuse and online trolls is also hurting Twitter's bottom line. The company's stock plunged Friday morning after it reported a decline in its monthly users and warned that the number could fall further in the coming months. The more than 14 percent drop in...
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FILE - In this April 23, 2018, file photo, the logo for ExxonMobil appears above a trading post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Profit at Exxon Mobil Corp. surged on rising prices, but not enough for investors who are selling off shares in early trading. The Irving, Texas-based company on Friday, July 27, 2018 reported second-quarter profit of $3.95 billion, or 92 cents per share. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
July 27, 2018 - 9:39 am
IRVING, Texas (AP) — Rising oil prices pushed second-quarter profit at Exxon Mobil Corp. up by 18 percent, but the results Friday fell short of Wall Street expectations, and shares dropped in early trading. Exxon earned $3.95 billion in the second quarter, or 92 cents per share. Analysts were...
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July 27, 2018 - 9:37 am
IRVING, Texas (AP) — Rising oil prices pushed second-quarter profit at Exxon Mobil Corp. up by 18 percent, but the results Friday fell short of Wall Street expectations, and shares dropped in early trading. Exxon earned $3.95 billion in the second quarter, or 92 cents per share. Analysts were...
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FILE - In this Oct. 13, 2015, file photo, the Twitter logo appears on a phone post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Twitter shares fell Thursday, July 26, 2018, after President Donald Trump said in a tweet the company was limiting visibility of prominent Republicans and said he was going to look into the matter. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
July 27, 2018 - 9:00 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Twitter plunged before the opening bell Friday on weak user numbers, a day after a historic rout at Facebook. Twitter, like other social media platforms, says it's putting its platform over user growth. That leaves investors seemingly unable to value what the biggest companies in...
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FILE - In this Jan. 18, 2017 file photo, construction personnel work on a building project just south of Chicago's Loop. The U.S. economy surged in the April-June quarter, growing at an annual rate of 4.1 percent. That's the fastest pace since 2014, driven by consumers who began spending their tax cuts and exporters who sought to get their products delivered ahead of retaliatory tariffs. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)
July 27, 2018 - 8:56 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. economy surged in the April-June quarter to an annual growth rate of 4.1 percent. That's the fastest pace since 2014, driven by consumers who began spending their tax cuts and exporters who rushed to get their products delivered ahead of retaliatory tariffs. The Commerce...
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July 27, 2018 - 8:35 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The economy grew at a slightly slower pace last year than previously believed, but Americans' saving rate was a lot higher, thanks to a flood of previously unreported income. Those are some of the findings in the government's latest comprehensive revision of its report on the...
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July 27, 2018 - 8:33 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The economy grew at a slightly slower pace last year than previously believed, but Americans' saving rate was a lot higher, thanks to a flood of previously unreported income. Those are some of the findings in the government's latest comprehensive revision of its report on the...
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