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  • UK tax payers will have to contribute 17.5 bn pounds more to bailout EU countries

    UK tax payers will have to contribute 17.5 bn pounds more to bailout EU countries

    The Sydney News.Net

    LONDON British taxpayers will have to give an extra 17.5 billion pounds to help bailout struggling European countries after the International Monetary Fund announced that it needed more ...

  • No more Kodak moments, company files for bankruptcy

    No more Kodak moments, company files for bankruptcy

    The Sydney News.Net

    ROCHESTER, New York Eastman Kodak, a 132-year-old American corporate icon, filed for bankruptcy protection after failing to keep up with competitors who were quicker to adapt to the digital ...

  • Obama Seeks Bigger US Share of International Tourism

    The Sydney News.Net

    President Barack Obama wants to make it easier for tourists from around the world to visit the United States. The president made the announcement on Thursday at one of America's leading tourist ...

  • Microsoft revenue grows despite PC market woes

    ZDNet

    Strong performance in Microsoft's business and server and tools divisions has helped offset declines in Windows and PC revenues in the company's second fiscal quarter of ...

  • The bankruptcy of Kodak

    wsws.org

    With the bankruptcy of Eastman Kodak on Thursday morning, another iconic American corporation is seeking court protection. The bankruptcy filing is the culmination of two decades of layoffs and ...

  • The one-minute U.S. bank earnings roundup

    The Globe and Mail

    The big U.S. banks have all reported their latest quarterly earnings, and, as usual, there are a gazillion reports and news stories that try to explain what they really mean. These often contradict ...

  • Stocks open mixed, driven by earnings, debt talks

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch

    In this Jan. 18, 2012 photo, traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Financial markets were cautious Friday, Jan. 20, 2012, ahead of another round of debt-reduction talks ...

  • Regis ousts top operations executive

    Star Tribune

    Struggling salon chain Regis Corp. fired its chief operating officer David Bortnem on Friday, effective immediately. The Edina-based company appointed Eric Bakken, Regis' executive vice ...

  • Wal-Mart names Rosalind Brewer as Sam's Club CEO, first woman to hold CEO position

    Star Tribune

    BENTONVILLE, Ark. - Wal-Mart Stores Inc., the world's biggest retailer, said Friday that it has named Rosalind Brewer as CEO of Sam's Club - the first woman and the first African-American ...

  • Experts see tough road for Kodak to reinvent self

    San Francisco Chronicle

    (01-19) 15:07 PST CHICAGO, (AP) -- Even in bankruptcy, Kodak boasts some enviable strengths: a golden brand, technology firepower that includes a rich collection of photo patents, and more than $4 ...

  • Stocks trade mixed, driven by earnings, debt talks

    San Diego Union-Tribune

    In this Jan. 18, 2012 photo, traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Financial markets were cautious Friday, Jan. 20, 2012, ahead of another round of debt-reduction talks between ...

  • Kodak gets 2013 deadline to reorganize

    San Diego Union-Tribune

    ROCHESTER, N.Y. -; Eastman Kodak Co. has obtained a bankruptcy judge's approval to borrow an initial $650 million from Citigroup Inc. to keep operations running while it peddles a trove of ...

  • NZ police raid file-sharing site founder's mansion

    San Diego Union-Tribune

    This undated image obtained by The Associated Press shows the homepage of the website Megaupload.com. Federal prosecutors in Virginia have shut down one of the world's largest file-sharing ...

  • Venture capital funding inches up in San Diego

    San Diego Union-Tribune

    Next Venture capital flowing into San Diego's young companies ticked up in the fourth quarter, with information technology firms making gains in funding. Two reports released today showed ...

  • Wells Fargo to meet with troubled S.D. homeowners

    San Diego Union-Tribune

    A customer walks out of a Wells Fargo branch. AP file photo. Wells Fargo will be in town Wednesday to counsel borrowers who are on the edge of foreclosure. The workshop will run from 9 a.m. to 7 ...

  • Popular file-sharing website Megaupload shut down

    San Diego Union-Tribune

    This undated image obtained by The Associated Press shows the homepage of the website Megaupload.com. Federal prosecutors in Virginia have shut down one of the world's largest file-sharing ...

  • Stocks trade mixed, driven by earnings, debt talks

    Miami Herald

    In this Jan. 18, 2012 photo, traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Financial markets were cautious Friday, Jan. 20, 2012, ahead of another round of debt-reduction talks between ...

  • Kodak gets 2013 deadline to reorganize

    Miami Herald

    ROCHESTER, N.Y. -- Eastman Kodak Co. has obtained a bankruptcy judge's approval to borrow an initial $650 million from Citigroup Inc. to keep operations running while it peddles a trove of ...

  • Currencies: Dollar pares gains as Greece talks continue

    MarketWatch

    NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- The U.S. dollar gave up some slight gains against the euro on Friday, which analysts attribute to adjustments in positions by traders awaiting any resolution between Greece ...

  • Movers & Shakers: Friday’s biggest gaining and declining stocks

    MarketWatch

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  • Canadian Markets: Canadian stocks slip on unimpressive U.S. earnings

    MarketWatch

    SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- Canadian stocks fell fractionally on Friday as disappointing U.S. corporate earnings weighed on investors' ...

  • Market Extra: Street stays bullish on Google despite miss

    MarketWatch

    SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- Google Inc. saw its stock price slide Friday after company earnings for the fourth quarter missed Wall Street's consensus target by more than $1 a ...

  • Bond Report: Treasurys slip; 10-year yields touch 2%

    MarketWatch

    NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- Treasury prices edged down on Friday, pushing 10-year yields to 2%, on optimism that Greece will announce an agreement on losses with bondholders sometime during the ...

  • Financial Stocks: Capital One, AmEx drag down financial stocks

    MarketWatch

    NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- Capital One shares fell almost 7% on Friday after the firm posted weaker than expected earnings late Thursday and said it boosted reserves for bad ...

  • Futures Movers: Oil futures fall over $2, set for loss on week

    MarketWatch

    SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- Crude-oil futures fell by more than $2 a barrel Friday as concerns over Greece's debt crisis and weak U.S. gasoline demand helped set prices up for a loss on the ...

  • Tech Stocks: Google’s losses check enthusiasm for tech

    MarketWatch

    SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- Tech stocks put in a mixed trading session Friday, as losses from Google Inc. damped the sector and countered gains from the likes of Microsoft Corp. and International ...

  • Metals Stocks: Gold up; dollar slips, home sales disappoint

    MarketWatch

    SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- Gold futures inched higher Friday, rebounding from earlier losses as the U.S. dollar weakened and December existing home sales climbed but came in short of ...

  • Market Snapshot: U.S. stocks start cautiously; Dow gets IBM boost

    MarketWatch

    SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stocks took a cautious note Friday, weighed by some disappointing earnings and following three straight days of gains. Blue-chips ...

  • Google earnings pull down Nasdaq

    IOL

    Solid earnings from Microsoft and IBM supported the Dow in mixed early trade on US bourses Friday but Google's disappointing fourth quarter pulled down the ...

  • Unilever pension move given go-ahead

    The Independent

    The trustee board said it had given careful consideration to the plan to scrap the final salary scheme, noting that a number of "significant" improvements had been made to the original ...

  • A Kodak Moment To Remember

    Hispanic Business Magazine

    Eastman Kodak, the company that invented the hand-held camera and helped bring the world the first pictures from the moon, has filed for bankruptcy protection. The 132-year-old firm said it had ...

  • Kodak Focuses on Fresh Start With Printers

    Hispanic Business Magazine

    technology companies. The plan: persuade consumers and small-business owners to try out its line of digital printers and software. But Kodak's best chance for a big rebound post-bankruptcy ...

  • Tech Giants Chime in With Mixed Earnings

    Hispanic Business Magazine

    Tech bellwethers Google, Microsoft, Intel and IBM reported earnings Thursday, providing a mixed view of the sector. Google's fourth-quarter profit came in lower than Wall Street expected. The ...

  • Stobart announced as the new title sponsors of Super League

    Guardian

    Super League two weeks before the start of the 2012 season.Engage, a Harrogate-based financial services company, ended a seven-year association at the end of last season, and the Rugby Football ...

  • Peacocks collapse rocks retailers as creditors blame each other

    Guardian

    disorderly slump into administration with debts of 600m has shocked the world of high street retail, left more than 9,000 shop staff facing an uncertain future, and triggered bitter finger-pointing ...

  • Cover prices put people off buying newspapers - survey

    Guardian

    Office of Fair Trading review of the newspaper and magazine industry.It bases that case on a consumer survey that found as many as 76% of newspaper readers and 68% of magazine readers do not know ...

  • Yahoo: the rise and fall of an internet pioneer

    Guardian

    Yahoo founder was just 10 years old. Fatherless by the time he was two, Yang has said he knew one word of English: "Shoe".Sixteen years later, while studying for a doctorate at Stanford, ...

  • Sopa is bad legislation, tweets EU's internet tsar

    Guardian

    "Glad tide is turning on Sopa," Neelie Kroes tweeted. The EU's digital agenda tsar says she favours a less invasive approach. Photograph: Philippe ...

  • Forbes Earnings Preview: General Dynamics

    Forbes

    stock has risen 10.8% to close at $72.21 on January 19, 2012. General Dynamics looks to keep the momentum going when it reports fourth quarter earnings on Wednesday, January 25, 2012. What to ...

  • Forbes Earnings Preview: Hudson City Bancorp

    Forbes

    fourth quarter results in the month leading up to the company’s earnings announcement slated for Wednesday, January 25, 2012. The consensus analyst estimate has dropped from a loss of 61 cents ...

  • Forbes Earnings Preview: Delta Air Lines

    Forbes

    , expecting it to report earnings that are up 84.2% from a year ago when it reports its fourth quarter earnings on Wednesday, January 25, 2012. The consensus estimate is 35 cents per share, up from ...

  • Forbes Earnings Preview: Citrix Systems

    Forbes

    , expecting it to report earnings that are up 18.2% from a year ago when it reports its fourth quarter earnings on Wednesday, January 25, 2012. The consensus estimate is 65 cents per share, up from ...

  • Forbes Earnings Preview: General Dynamics

    Forbes

    stock has risen 10.8% to close at $72.21 on January 19, 2012. General Dynamics looks to keep the momentum going when it reports fourth quarter earnings on Wednesday, January 25, 2012. What to ...

  • Forbes Earnings Preview: US Airways

    Forbes

    fourth quarter earnings announcement slated for Wednesday, January 25, 2012, expectations have risen for the upcoming results. The consensus analyst estimate has gone from a loss of 21 cents per ...

  • Forbes Earnings Preview: Hudson City Bancorp

    Forbes

    fourth quarter results in the month leading up to the company’s earnings announcement slated for Wednesday, January 25, 2012. The consensus analyst estimate has dropped from a loss of 61 cents ...

  • Forbes Earnings Preview: Bemis

    Forbes

    is expected to report poor fourth quarter earnings on Wednesday, January 25, 2012 with analysts expecting a 20.4% drop in earnings from a year ago. The consensus estimate is 39 cents per share, down ...

  • Forbes Earnings Preview: Exelon

    Forbes

    is expected to report poor fourth quarter earnings on Wednesday, January 25, 2012 with analysts expecting a 8.3% drop in earnings from a year ago. The consensus estimate is 88 cents per share, down ...

  • Forbes Earnings Preview: Abbott Laboratories

    Forbes

    For the fiscal year, analysts are projecting earnings of $4.65 per share. Revenue is projected to be $10.61 billion for the quarter, 6.4% above the year-earlier total of $9.97 billion. For the ...

  • Forbes Earnings Preview: Boeing

    Forbes

    Analysts are expecting Boeing to come in with earnings of $1.01 per share, down 4.7% from a year ago when it reported earnings of $1.06 per share. The consensus estimate hasn’t changed over ...

  • Forbes Earnings Preview: ConocoPhillips

    Forbes

    announcement of its fourth quarter earnings on Wednesday, January 25, 2012 analysts have become more wary as expectations have fallen over the past month to earnings of $1.85 per share from earnings ...