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Despite Falling Gas Prices Exxon Profits Rise 3 Percent

A sign advertises an Exxon gas station as the cost of southern California gas continues marching towards the five dollar a gallon mark on June 13, 2008 in West Hollywood, California. (David McNew/Getty Images)
A sign advertises an Exxon gas station as the cost of southern California gas continues marching towards the five dollar a gallon mark on June 13, 2008 in West Hollywood, California. (David McNew/Getty Images)

IRVING, Texas—ExxonMobil Corp. profits rose 3 percent in the third quarter as strong refining performance offset lower revenues from falling oil prices and production. The...




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    The New York Times Loses $12.5 Million, Still Beats Wall Street Street Forecasts

    NEW YORK—The New York Times Co. (NYT) on Thursday reported a third-quarter loss of $12.5 million. The New York-based newspaper publisher said it had a... Read more

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    Lenovo Completes Purchase Of Motorola Mobile Phone Unit

    BEIJING—Lenovo Group announced the completion of its acquisition of Motorola Mobility from Google Inc. on Thursday in a move aimed at making the Chinese computer... Read more

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    Visa Posts Lower 4Q Profit; Beats Wall Street Previews

    LOS ANGELES—Visa Inc.’s profit fell about 10 percent in its fiscal fourth quarter, weighed down by one-time litigation expenses. But the latest results beat Wall... Read more

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    Fiat Chrysler to Spin Off Luxury Brand Ferrari

    MILAN—Fiat Chrysler Automobiles announced Wednesday it will spin off sports car maker Ferrari into a separate company, a move to unlock the luxury brand’s value... Read more

  • FILE - In This Tuesday, July 17, 2012 file photo shows the corporate headquarters of Wellpoint in Indianapolis. Wellpoint reports quarterly financial results Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy, File)

    Business Booming at WellPoint Thanks to Affordable Care Act

    INDIANAPOLIS—WellPoint raised its 2014 earnings forecast again and trumped third-quarter expectations as the overhaul of the health care system adds millions to the nation’s health... Read more

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    Chrysler Recalls More Than 566,000 Trucks, SUVs

    DETROIT—Fiat Chrysler is recalling more than 566,000 trucks and SUVs in two recalls for malfunctioning fuel heaters that can cause fires and a software glitch... Read more

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    Goodyear’s 3Q Profit Falls, but Share Price Rises

    AKRON, Ohio—Goodyear Tire’s third-quarter net income slipped 3 percent, but its adjusted earnings easily beat Wall Street expectations. Shares of the tire maker rose 10... Read more

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    FTC Says AT&T Misled Customers With Unlimited Data

    WASHINGTON—AT&T is being sued by the government over allegations it misled millions of smartphone customers about its unlimited data plans. The Federal Trade Commission says... Read more

  • In this Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, photo, a pedestrian walks past a sign for Aetna Inc., at the company headquarters in Hartford, Conn. Aetna reports quarterly financial results on Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)

    Aetna Tops Q3 Predictions but High Costs Drive Down Share Price

    Aetna became the latest major health insurer to thump third-quarter expectations and raise its 2014 forecast, but the company’s shares slipped Tuesday after it also... Read more

  • The Chevrolet Volt on display at the 2013 North American International Auto Show in Detroit, Michigan, January 15, 2013. (Stan Honda/AFP/Getty Images)

    GM Moving Volt Production to US

    DETROIT—General Motors is moving production of a critical component in the Chevrolet Volt from Mexico to Michigan. GM CEO Mary Barra is expected to announce... Read more

  • This May 4, 2014 photo shows the logo on the exterior of a former Pfizer factory in the Brooklyn borough of New York. The pharmaceutical giant reports quarterly financial results on Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

    Pfizer Ups Q3 Earnings With Growth in Emerging Markets

    WASHINGTON—Pfizer reported better-than-expected third quarter earnings Tuesday as higher sales in emerging markets like China helped offset missing revenue from former blockbuster drugs that have... Read more

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    Martha Stewart Corporation Posts Third-Quarter Loss

    NEW YORK—Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia Inc. (MSO) on Tuesday reported a loss of $10.9 million in its third quarter. On a per-share basis, the New... Read more

  • FILE - This Jan. 23, 2012, file photo, shows a DuPont logo on sheets of Tyvek insulation covering a wall of a home under construction in Springfield, Ill. DuPont reports quarterly financial results on Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014. (AP Photo/Seth Perlman, File)

    DuPont Cuts Production Costs, Raises Third Quarter Earnings

    WILMINGTON, Del.—The DuPont Co. said Tuesday that strong performance in its nutrition and health unit and lower raw material costs contributed to an increase in... Read more

  • Coach Earns More Than Predicted in Fiscal First Quarter

    NEW YORK—Coach Inc. (COH) on Tuesday reported fiscal first-quarter profit of $119.1 million. On a per-share basis, the New York-based company said it had net... Read more

  • BP Third-Quarter Profits Hit by Drop in Oil Prices

    LONDON—British oil company BP says its earnings have fallen in the third quarter as the price of crude oil dropped globally. The company says its... Read more

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    3Q User Growth Hits Twitter Stock After-Hours

    NEW YORK— Twitter’s third-quarter revenue outpaced expectations, but investors concerned about user growth and holiday-quarter sales clipped the company’s stock price late Monday. The San... Read more


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