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China first-quarter GDP grows 6.8 percent year-on-year, slightly more than expected

BEIJING (Reuters) - China's economy grew 6.8 percent in the first quarter of 2018 from a year earlier, official data showed on Tuesday, slightly above expectations and unchanged from the previous quarter......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 16th, 2018

China"s economic growth remains stable

China's gross domestic product grew at 6.9% from last year in the second quarter of 2017, the same as the previous quarter and slightly higher than expected......»»

Category: topSource: cnnJul 17th, 2017

China"s economic growth remains stable at 6.9%

China's gross domestic product grew at 6.9% from last year in the second quarter of 2017, the same as the previous quarter and slightly higher than expected......»»

Category: topSource: cnnJul 17th, 2017

LabCorp sees 1Q profit drop slightly to $173.2 million

Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings posted a profit of $173.2 million for the 2018 first quarter, down 5.3 percent from the same period a year ago. Earnings per share for LabCorp (NYSE: LH) were $1.67 for the period ending March 31, down.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals12 hr. 17 min. ago

China: consumers boost Q1 growth despite trade worries

China's economy grew at a slightly faster-than-expected pace of 6.8 percent in the first quarter, buoyed by strong consumer demand, healthy exports and robust property investment. David Pollard reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersApr 17th, 2018

China"s economic growth holds steady amid trade dispute

China's economic growth held steady at 6.8 percent over a year earlier in the quarter ending in March, buoyed by retail sales and investment......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsApr 17th, 2018

China"s economic growth holds steady at 6.8 percent

China's economic growth held steady at 6.8 percent over a year earlier in the quarter ending in March, buoyed by retail sales and investment......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsApr 16th, 2018

China data set to show gradual cooling economy

A raft of Chinese data over coming weeks is expected to show the world’s second-biggest economy cooled slightly in March from the first two months of the year, with the main risk to the ou.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayApr 8th, 2018

U.S. economy grew at a pace very close to Trump"s 3 percent goal at end of last year

The U.S. economy expanded 2.9 percent in the fourth quarter, the Commerce Department reported, which was much better than Wall Street analysts expected......»»

Category: topSource: washpostMar 28th, 2018

Prada shares soar as China demand spurs growth

Shares in Prada surged 14 percent on Monday after the Italian luxury goods maker said it had stemmed a slide in sales in the second half of 2017 and expected to see growth continue this year. Ciara Lee reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersMar 12th, 2018

Gabelli Upgrades Navistar Following Beat-And-Raise Quarter

Navistar International Corp (NYSE: NAV) reported Thursday a narrower-than-expected loss and 15 percent revenue growth for its Q1 2018. The company also raised its full year guidance. .....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaMar 9th, 2018

Here’s why Kroger’s earnings report caused its stock to fall

Kroger Co. wrapped up its fiscal year by posting 19 percent earnings per share growth in the fourth quarter, matching analysts’ expectations. But its 2018 profit outlook was lower than expected, driving down its stock. Cincinnati-based Kroger (N.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 8th, 2018

Target sales jump, profit misses in holiday quarter

Analysts on average had expected sales at stores open at least a year to increase 3.1 percent......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMar 6th, 2018

China sets robust economic target, promises market opening

Chinese leaders have set this year's official economic growth target at "around 6.5 percent," which is down slightly from 2017 but would be among the world's strongest if achieved......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMar 5th, 2018

China sets 2018 growth target at "around 6.5 percent"

Chinese leaders have set this year's official economic growth target at "around 6.5 percent," which is down slightly from 2017 but would be among the world's strongest if achieved......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMar 4th, 2018

B. Riley FBR Raises Weight Watchers Price Target After "Healthy" Q4 Print

Weight Watchers International, Inc. (NYSE: WTW) reported better-than-expected fourth quarter results after the close Tuesday, with a 23-percent year-over-year jump in suscribers.   La.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaFeb 28th, 2018

Safety First: Why Baird Upgraded MSA Safety Shares

MSA Safety Incorporated (NYSE: MSA) reported Tuesday after the market close with better-than-expected fourth-quarter results and 17-percent year-over-year revenue.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaFeb 22nd, 2018

Expect Wall Street to Keep Worrying About Inflation: DealBook Briefing

The Consumer Price Index jumped 2.1 percent in January, from a year earlier. That is slightly above the 2 percent rate that Wall Street economists expected......»»

Category: dealsSource: nytFeb 14th, 2018

Economy: China GDP beats the forecasters

China's economy grew faster than expected in the fourth quarter from a year earlier, helped by a rebound in the industrial sector, a resilient property market and strong export growth. David Pollard reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersJan 18th, 2018

Airbnb books first full-year profit in 2017 as China business takes off

Airbnb grew bookings 50 percent from 2016, and grew Chinese bookings 180 percent in the third quarter versus a year ago......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralDec 18th, 2017

China holds the keys to the electric car revolution (TSLA)

Miles Willis / Stringer In the third quarter, global sales of electric vehicles (EVs) soared 63 percent compared to the same period last year. Looking.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 12th, 2017