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Wall Street slips from record as healthcare, energy drag

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 11:35am
(Reuters) - Wall Street's main indexes edged lower on Thursday as declines in healthcare and energy stocks paused a rally that had driven the Dow Jones index to its fastest ever 1,000 point gain.

WhatsApp inches closer to revenue plan with accounts for businesses

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 11:02am
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Messaging application WhatsApp said on Thursday that it would begin allowing business accounts for the first time, a step that brings the free service closer to a plan that would make money for its corporate parent, Facebook Inc .

Apple's U.S. tax payment does not change EU's Irish tax ruling

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 10:46am
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Apple's announcement that it will pay $38 billion in U.S. tax on its overseas cash will not reduce the $16 billion tax bill the company owes Ireland following a European Union ruling, the EU's executive said on Thursday.

Morgan Stanley tops estimates on underwriting, wealth management

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 10:19am
(Reuters) - Morgan Stanley's adjusted quarterly profit topped Wall Street estimates on Thursday as strength in underwriting and wealth management offset a sharp but expected decline in bond trading revenue.

Wall Street slips as healthcare, energy stocks drag

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 10:12am
(Reuters) - Wall Street's main indexes edged lower on Thursday as declines in healthcare and energy stocks paused a rally that had driven the Dow to its fastest ever 1,000 point gain.

Wall Street opens flat as energy stocks weigh

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 9:36am
(Reuters) - Wall Street's main indexes opened little changed on Thursday as energy stocks took a hit from lower oil prices.

EU antitrust regulators clear Qualcomm purchase of NXP

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 9:17am
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - EU antitrust regulators have approved U.S. smartphone chipmaker Qualcomm's planned $38 billion acquisition of NXP Semiconductors subject to a series of commitments Qualcomm has made.

Emirates hands Airbus A380 superjumbo a lifeline with $16 billion order

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 9:14am
NANTES, France (Reuters) - Emirates announced a deal for up to 36 Airbus A380 aircraft on Thursday worth as much as $16 billion at list prices, saving the world's biggest passenger jet from death row and securing its future for at least another decade.

U.S. housing starts fall; jobless claims hit 45-year low

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 9:06am
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. homebuilding fell more than expected in December, recording its biggest drop in just over a year, amid a steep decline in the construction of single-family housing units following two months of hefty gains.

U.S. housing starts down sharply on drop in single-family units

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 8:37am
WASHINGTON, Jan 18 (Reuters) - U.S. homebuilding fell more than expected in December, recording its biggest drop in just over a year, amid a steep decline in the construction of single-family housing units following two months of hefty gains.

U.S. jobless claims fall to 45-year low

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 8:32am
WASHINGTON, Jan 18 (Reuters) - The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits fell more than expected last week to the lowest level in 45 years, but the decline likely overstated the health of the labor market as data for several states were estimated.

Morgan Stanley's wealth management business helps bank top estimates

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 8:27am
(Reuters) - Morgan Stanley's quarterly profit dropped almost 60 percent on a provision related to the new U.S. tax law, but adjusted profit beat analyst expectations as strength in wealth management offset a drop in trading revenue.

Emirates hands Airbus A380 superjumbo lifeline with $16 billion order

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 8:21am
NANTES, France (Reuters) - Emirates announced a deal for up to 36 Airbus A380 aircraft on Thursday worth as much as $16 billion at list prices, saving the world's biggest passenger jet from death row and securing its future for at least another decade.

Stock futures edge higher after Morgan Stanley results

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 8:00am
(Reuters) - Bullish global economic signals and gains for Morgan Stanley drove a rise in U.S. stock futures on Thursday, a day after the Dow extended a new year rally to close above 26,000 for the first time.

Morgan Stanley quarterly profit tanks; adjusted profit beats view

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 7:54am
(Reuters) - Morgan Stanley's quarterly profit dropped almost 60 percent on a provision related to the new U.S. tax law, but adjusted profit beat analyst expectations as strength in wealth management helped offset a drop in trading revenue.

Emirates hands A380 superjumbo lifeline with $16 billion order

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 7:41am
NANTES, France (Reuters) - Emirates announced a deal for up to 36 Airbus A380 aircraft on Thursday worth as much as $16 billion at list prices, saving the world's biggest passenger jet from death row and securing its future for at least another decade.

Lexus, Infiniti luxury car brands test ways to fight Tesla, German rivals

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 7:26am
DETROIT (Reuters) - Japanese luxury auto brands Lexus and Infiniti are using the Detroit auto show to test new ways to regain momentum against Germany's prestige automakers and Silicon Valley's Tesla Inc .

BMW aims to outsell Mercedes by 2020: CEO tells Manager Magazin

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 6:15am
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - BMW aims to overtake rival Mercedes-Benz in terms of annual deliveries within two years, Chief Executive Harald Krueger told German monthly Manager Magazin.

Strong China data cranks up pressure on bond markets

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 5:08am
LONDON (Reuters) - Strong Chinese data on Thursday kept world stocks hovering near record highs, as bond markets pushed U.S. Treasury yields - the benchmark for global borrowing costs - to a 10-month high.

Asia stocks touch record highs after Wall St. surge, dollar edges back

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 2:17am
TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian stocks struck record highs on Thursday, with a rally by Wall Street supporting bullish investor sentiment, while the dollar pulled back from three-year lows as comments by European Central Bank officials tempered the euro's recent rally.

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