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Movers & Shakers: Whole Foods, GoPro and Tesla are stocks to watch Thursday
Whole Foods delivered weak sales, Yum Brands drops on problems in China. Exxon, GoPro and Tesla report Thursday.
07/31/2014 05:30:54am
The Wall Street Journal: Shell profit jumps on higher prices, liquid petroleum output
Royal Dutch Shell’s second-quarter earnings more than doubled from a year earlier, as the Anglo-Dutch oil and gas group benefited from increased production of liquid petroleum and higher prices for certain products.
07/31/2014 05:26:48am
Europe Markets: Shell, BG among major European movers; Adidas slides
A deluge of earnings reports is keeping investors in Europe busy on Thursday, with oil companies standing out as one of the few sectors in black after encouraging earnings reports from Royal Dutch Shell and BG Group.
07/31/2014 05:06:13am
Therese Poletti's Tech Tales: Twitter’s user growth may hang on World Cup kick
Twitter surprised Wall Street with second-quarter results, but if user growth was a one-off, investors will be disappointed, writes Therese Poletti.
07/31/2014 05:01:43am
Howard Gold's No-Nonsense Investing: Dump these investments from your portfolio now
With uncertainty rising and the ‘dog days’ of August approaching, investors should do a mid-summer portfolio cleaning now, writes Howard Gold.
07/31/2014 05:01:24am
Elizabeth O'Brien's Retire Well: Train your doctors to treat you right
As people get older, they’re more likely to see multiple doctors—and often, those doctors don’t communicate enough with each other. Here are four things you can do to help your doctors work together as a team.
07/31/2014 05:00:45am
2 new reverse-mortgage rules for couples
New reverse-mortgage rules kicking in Aug. 4 should provide peace of mind to married couples considering taking out these loans.
07/31/2014 05:00:59am
John Prestbo's Indexed Investor: Emerging market ETFs still have a lot to show
Emerging markets have been on a tear for most of this year. John Prestbo sees more upside for these stocks.
07/31/2014 04:29:34am
Futures Movers: Crude oil slips below $100 a barrel after supply data
Crude-oil futures extended overnight losses in Asian trade Thursday, on bearish U.S. inventory data that sent the U.S. oil benchmark below the $100 a barrel mark.
07/31/2014 03:50:08am
London Markets: Shell boosts FTSE 100 after earnings double
The U.K.’s benchmark’s stock index rises for the first time in two days, getting a lift from shares of Shell after the oil giant’s earnings jumped in the second-quarter.
07/31/2014 03:36:18am