Corporate stock

November 17, 2017 - 12:44 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Shares of Stitch Fix, an online clothing styling service, jumped 12 percent in their stock market debut Friday. But the company sold fewer shares and at a lower price than it previously expected, a sign of weak demand for its initial public offering, The San Francisco-based company...
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FILE - In this Monday, June 12, 2017, file photo, the General Electric logo appears above a trading post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. GE said Monday, Nov. 13, 2017, that it is slashing its quarterly dividend in half with investors gathering in Boston, where Chairman and CEO John Flannery is expected to lay out significant changes for the U.S. company. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
November 13, 2017 - 11:55 am
NEW YORK (AP) — General Electric slashed its dividend in half and will attempt to vastly narrow its focus to three key sectors — aviation, health care and energy — as the conglomerate with early ties to Thomas Edison considers shedding even its historic lighting business. The company also pulled...
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November 13, 2017 - 8:45 am
CHICAGO (AP) — Brookfield Property Partners offering $14 billion to buy the remaining shares of mall owner GGP that it doesn't already own. Brookfield currently owns about 34 percent of GGP. GGP Inc. said Monday that it received an unsolicited proposal from Brookfield Property Partners LP on...
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FILE - This Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2016, file photo, shows a building on the campus of toymaker Mattel, Inc., in El Segundo, Calif. Shares of Mattel soared in after-hours trading Friday, Nov. 10, 2017, after a report that rival Hasbro has made a takeover offer for Mattel. Such a deal could bring together well-known brands like Monopoly, Nerf, Barbie and Hot Wheels. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes, File)
November 10, 2017 - 6:46 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Shares of Mattel soared in after-hours trading Friday after a report that rival Hasbro has made a takeover offer for Mattel. Such a deal could bring together well-known brands like Monopoly, Nerf, Barbie and Hot Wheels. The Wall Street Journal, citing people familiar with the matter...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017, file photo, the new iPhone X is displayed in the showroom after the new product announcement at the Steve Jobs Theater on the new Apple campus in Cupertino, Calif. Apple is offering a nifty way to unlock its new iPhone X...just stare at it. Face ID, Apple’s name for its facial-recognition technology, replaces the fingerprint sensor found on other models. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)
November 02, 2017 - 6:41 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The iPhone X's lush screen, facial-recognition skills and $1,000 price tag are breaking new ground in Apple's marquee product line. Now, the much-anticipated device is testing the patience of consumers and investors as demand outstrips suppliers' capacity. Apple said Thursday...
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FILE - In this Monday, Nov. 23, 2015, file photo, a woman passes Pfizer's world headquarters in New York. Pfizer Inc. reports earnings Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2017. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
October 31, 2017 - 4:23 pm
Pfizer doubled its third-quarter profit, thanks to slightly higher sales, lower one-time charges and reduced spending on production and administration. The drug giant edged past Wall Street's profit expectations and improved its 2017 financial forecast. The maker of Viagra and pain treatment Lyrica...
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FILE - In this Oct. 8, 2014, file photo, people walk to work on Wall Street beneath a statue of George Washington, in New York. Global stock markets were mixed Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2017, amid another string of strong corporate earnings reports and as investors keep an eye out for news about the next U.S. Federal Reserve chair. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
October 25, 2017 - 11:59 am
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are falling Wednesday as technology companies, banks and industrial firms take sharp losses. Weak third-quarter reports are affecting companies including AT&T and 7UP maker Dr Pepper Snapple Group, while high-dividend stocks are falling as bond yields climb higher...
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October 23, 2017 - 4:58 pm
Industrial and technology companies and retailers all stumbled Monday as U.S. stocks began the week with losses. General Electric suffered its worst one-day loss in six years following downgrades from analysts. On Monday: The Standard & Poor's 500 index gave up 10.23 points, or 0.4 percent, to...
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FILE - In this Friday, Nov. 13, 2015, file photo, the American flag flies above the Wall Street entrance to the New York Stock Exchange. U.S. stocks are rising Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017, after a survey showed a rebound in hiring by private companies in October and energy companies are rising with the price of crude oil. Estee Lauder is among the companies rising after a strong quarterly earnings report. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
October 23, 2017 - 4:55 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Industrial and technology companies and retailers all stumbled Monday as U.S. stocks began the week with losses. General Electric suffered its worst one-day loss in six years following downgrades from analysts. After a mixed start, stocks turned lower in afternoon trading. GE's...
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FILE - In this Monday, June 12, 2017, file photo, the General Electric logo appears above a trading post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. GE said Monday, Nov. 13, 2017, that it is slashing its quarterly dividend in half with investors gathering in Boston, where Chairman and CEO John Flannery is expected to lay out significant changes for the U.S. company. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
October 20, 2017 - 5:30 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — General Electric's new CEO is starting to lay out bold plans to return the conglomerate to its industrial roots by slashing costs and streamlining its operations. John Flannery said Friday that the company will shed business units worth more than $20 billion over the next year or...
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