Financial performance

French car maker Renault CEO Carlos Ghosn presents the company 2017 full-year results in Boulogne-Billancourt, outside Paris, Friday Feb. 16, 2018. Renault says it had record profit and sales last year, boosting its shares and CEO Carlos Ghosn's bid to keep his job. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
February 16, 2018 - 9:55 am
PARIS (AP) — French carmaker Renault said Friday it made record profits and sales last year, leading the board to give CEO Carlos Ghosn a new four-year term. Renault's board cited the company's "exceptional results" in recommending that shareholders renew Ghosn's term after his mandate expires in...
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Airbus CEO Tom Enders, right, speaks to journalists while Airbus CFO Harald Wilhelm looks on, during the Airbus Group press conference on the 2017 annual results in Toulouse, France, Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018. Shares in European plane maker Airbus flew higher on Thursday after the company reported improved earnings and was more upbeat about the future following problems to several of its key aircraft programs. (AP Photo/Fred Scheiber)
February 15, 2018 - 11:42 am
PARIS (AP) — Shares in European plane maker Airbus flew higher on Thursday after the company reported improved earnings and was more upbeat about the future following problems to several of its key aircraft programs. The company said that it surged to a net profit of 1 billion euros ($1.25 billion...
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February 15, 2018 - 2:40 am
GENEVA (AP) — Swiss food and beverage giant Nestle says it's ending its agreement with the well-heeled Bettencourt family of France over the L'Oreal cosmetics empire and is exploring options for its Gerber Life Insurance business. The announcement came as the Vevey, Switzerland-based company...
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February 13, 2018 - 2:18 pm
CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) — Apple CEO Tim Cook is leaving shareholders in suspense about whether the iPhone maker will use its windfall from a tax cut on overseas profits for a big boost to its quarterly dividend. A stockholder attending Apple's annual meeting Tuesday asked if Apple might double its...
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FILE - In this Jan. 15, 2013, file photo, Remington rifle cartridges are displayed at the 35th annual SHOT Show in Las Vegas. Remington, the gunmaker beset by falling sales and lawsuits tied to the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre, said Monday, Feb. 12, 2018, that it has reached a financing deal that would allow it to continue operating as it files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson, File)
February 12, 2018 - 11:40 am
MADISON, N.C. (AP) — Remington, the gun maker beset by falling sales and lawsuits tied to the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre, has reached a financing deal that would allow it to continue operating as it seeks Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. The maker of the Bushmaster AR-15-style rifle...
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February 11, 2018 - 7:50 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Takata Corp's U.S. unit has reached a settlement with representatives of those injured by lethally defective air bags, paving the way for the company to exit Chapter 11 bankruptcy and move forward with a reorganization plan, according to court documents. The agreement between the...
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FILE - This Jan. 18, 2017, file photo shows a CVS Pharmacy in Pittsburgh. CVS Health Corp. reports earnings, Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)
February 08, 2018 - 12:10 pm
CVS Health's fourth-quarter earnings nearly doubled, fueled by a $1.5 billion tax benefit that will help the drugstore chain expand its growing role in customer care. The company said Thursday that it will use the break it gets from the recently completed federal tax overhaul to raise starting pay...
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FILE - In this Nov. 19, 2015, file photo, Square CEO Jack Dorsey is interviewed on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Twitter CEO Dorsey serves as the head of payments company Square, taking advantage of the companies’ close geographical locations to split his time between the two. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
February 08, 2018 - 9:11 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Twitter beat Wall Street's cautious expectations with its first quarterly profit in history, but that isn't going to solve the company's broader problems any time soon. The company isn't alone in dealing with abuse, fake accounts and attempts by Russian agents to spread...
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FILE- In this June 24, 2017, file photo, a Telsa car recharges at a Tesla charging station at Cochran Commons shopping center in Charlotte, N.C. Tesla Inc. reports earnings Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2018. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
February 07, 2018 - 5:31 pm
The day after Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk blasted his Tesla Roadster into space, his electric car company's mounting losses brought him back to Earth again. Tesla Inc. posted a record quarterly net loss of $675 million in the fourth quarter, up from a net loss of $121 million in the same period...
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FILE - In this Aug. 7, 2017, file photo, a shopper, right, and a clerk talk at a SoftBank sales counter at a store in Tokyo. Japanese internet and energy company SoftBank Group Corp. is reporting Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2018, a more than 11-fold surge in profit for the fiscal third quarter thanks to strong sales and to improved results from U.S. carrier Sprint. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi, File)
February 07, 2018 - 4:04 am
TOKYO (AP) — Japanese internet and energy company SoftBank Group Corp. reported Wednesday a more than 11-fold surge in profit for the fiscal third quarter thanks to strong sales and to improved results from U.S. carrier Sprint. SoftBank, which also owns stakes in Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba...
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