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Lockheed Martin Revenue Beats as F-35 Fighter Jet Demand Rises

Tue, 01/27/2015 - 9:41am
Lockheed Martin, the Pentagon's largest arms supplier, reported a better-than-expected 8.6 percent rise in quarterly revenue, helped by higher demand for its F-35 fighter jets.
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Durable Goods Orders Fall 3.4% in December

Tue, 01/27/2015 - 9:30am
Orders for long-lasting goods dropped 3.4% in December, far below a FactSet estimate for a 0.5% increase for the month.
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FOMC Not Expected to Rock Boat

Tue, 01/27/2015 - 9:15am
Despite global turbulence, the Federal Reserve is not likely to rock the economic boat with its FOMC statement this week.
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3M Profit Rises, 2015 Targets Reaffirmed

Tue, 01/27/2015 - 9:13am
The maker of Scotch tape and Post-it notes posted a 7% increase in fourth-quarter profit as sales rose across its businesses and the company reaffirmed financial targets for 2015.
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Pfizer's 2015 Forecast Disappoints, Crimped by Generics, Dollar

Tue, 01/27/2015 - 9:12am
Pfizer Inc reported stronger-than-expected quarterly sales due to cost cuts and demand for its vaccines and cancer drugs, but the company forecast 2015 earnings below Wall Street expectations, citing patent expirations and the stronger dollar.
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U.S. Equity Futures Fall with Lackluster 4Q Earnings in Focus

Tue, 01/27/2015 - 9:00am
U.S. equity futures dropped deep into negative territory Thursday as fourth-quarter earnings results from Caterpillar, Microsoft, and United Technologies weighed on shares, and after a much weaker-than-expected read on durable goods orders.
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3M Stock Drops Following Earnings And Outlook

Tue, 01/27/2015 - 9:00am
3M Co. backed its fiscal 2015 outlook on Tuesday and posted in-line quarterly sales.
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Caterpillar Slides as 4Q Profits Miss Views

Tue, 01/27/2015 - 8:57am
The construction and mining equipment maker posted a lower net profit below views, mostly due to the drop in oil prices, copper, coal, and iron ore.
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Oxfam says rich countries must support West Africa's Ebola recovery

Tue, 01/27/2015 - 8:51am
Rich countries must act swiftly to repair battered health systems and get cash to millions of families in the three countries hit hardest by the world's worst Ebola outbreak, the international development agency Oxfam said Tuesday.
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Drugmaker Pfizer's 4Q profit plunges on lower sales, higher research, legal and other costs

Tue, 01/27/2015 - 8:48am
Pfizer Inc.'s fourth-quarter profit fell by half as worsening generic competition and unfavorable currency rates reduced sales, and higher research spending and legal costs also hurt the bottom line.
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Procter & Gamble's Stock Falls After Profit Miss, Outlook Cut

Tue, 01/27/2015 - 8:27am
Procter & Gamble's stock slid 2.6% in premarket trade Tuesday, after the consumer products giant missed fiscal second-quarter profit expectations and lowered its growth outlook for the year.
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Moody's: Syriza's Win In Greek Election Is "credit Negative"

Tue, 01/27/2015 - 8:19am
The victory for radical, far-left Syriza in Greece's general election over the weekend is a "credit negative" for the country, Moody's Investors Service said in a report dated Monday.
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Pfizer's Stock Falls After Downbeat Profit, Sales Outlook

Tue, 01/27/2015 - 8:14am
Shares of Pfizer slumped 1.7% in premarket trade Tuesday, after the drug giant provided a downbeat 2015 profit and sales outlook, citing product losses and the negative impact of currency moves.
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Procter & Gamble tops 2Q profit expectations, misses revenue forecasts

Tue, 01/27/2015 - 7:45am
Procter & Gamble Co. (PG) on Tuesday reported fiscal second-quarter net income of $2.37 billion.
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Indian nuclear deals still complicated for US firms despite claims of Obama-Modi breakthrough

Tue, 01/27/2015 - 7:34am
India and America's declaration of a breakthrough in contentious nuclear energy cooperation has been met with a lukewarm response from industry and analysts.
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Pfizer tops 4Q earnings and revenue expectations

Tue, 01/27/2015 - 7:31am
Pfizer Inc. (PFE) on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $1.23 billion.
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American Airlines posts 4Q profit, results top Wall Street forecasts

Tue, 01/27/2015 - 7:31am
American Airlines Group Inc. (AAL) on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter net income of $597 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier.
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DuPont Fourth-quarter Sales Drop 5%; Cites Strong Dollar

Tue, 01/27/2015 - 7:17am
E.I. DuPont de Nemours & Co. said on Tuesday net profit for the fourth quarter climbed to $683 million, or 74 cents a share, compared with $185 million, or 20 cents a share, in the same period last year.
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Melissa Rivers files malpractice lawsuit against NYC clinic in mother Joan Rivers' death

Tue, 01/27/2015 - 7:16am
While Joan Rivers lay sedated in a Manhattan clinic, her doctors performed unauthorized medical procedures, snapped a selfie with the comedian and failed to act as her vital signs deteriorated, according to a malpractice lawsuit filed Monday by her daughter, Melissa.
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USAID suspends awards to organization that once was its sixth largest contractor

Tue, 01/27/2015 - 7:16am
The main U.S. foreign assistance agency on Monday suspended awards to a non-governmental organization that has received more than $1 billion for its work in Afghanistan and Iraq the past nine years.
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