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Shares of McDonald's Corp. surged 2.3% in premarket trade Friday, after the fast-food giant reported first-quarter profit and sales that beat expectations.
In a world where electric car maker Tesla Motors only garnered 75,000 reservations for its Model 3 in the weeks following its unveiling last month, analysts might have argued that the market for Model 3 could fall short of Tesla's ambitions.
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American Airlines reported a first-quarter profit on Friday that exceeded analysts' estimates as cheap fuel continued to prop up its bottom line.
Shares of American Airlines reported net income of $700 million, or $1.14 per share, down from $932 million, or $1.30 per share, in the year-earlier period.
Caterpillar Inc.'s stock dropped 1.8% in premarket trade Friday, after the maker of construction and mining equipment missed first-quarter profit and sales expectations, and lowered its full-year outlook.
McDonald's reported a jump in first-quarter profit that easily topped expectations, more evidence that the company's turnaround efforts are paying off.
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Consumer goods company Kimberly-Clark Corp. said Friday it had net income of $545 million, or $1.50 a share, in the first quarter, up from $468 million, or $1.27 a share, in the year-earlier period.
Carnival Corp. said Friday that Cuba-born passengers will be able to travel on its ships headed to Cuba starting May 1. Previously, Cuba-born travelers were allowed to travel back and forth to the island nation by air, but boat travel was restricted.
Tobacco giant Philip Morris International reported its first quarter earnings on April 19, and the numbers initially looked weak.
Netflix stock got hammered earlier this week after reporting first-quarter earnings.
Boston Beer's new Rebel Grapefruit IPA is gaining momentum after a slow start.
Oil prices wavered on Friday but were on track to finish higher for the week, as investors weighed a stronger dollar against a fall in production.
Honeywell International posted a 6.3 percent rise in quarterly profit, helped by higher sales in its automation and climate control systems division, and the company raised the low end of its full-year earnings forecast.
General Electric reported growth in revenue and core earnings, though profit in its industrials business slid.
Last week, all four of the so-called "megabanks" in the U.S. reported their results for the 2016 first quarter.
Starbucks posted quarterly cafe sales that missed analysts' growth estimates for every region where it operates and issued a disappointing full-year forecast, sending its shares down about 4 percent.
Chicago Cubs pitcher Jake Arrieta delivered his second no-hitter in less than a year on Thursday, blanking the Cincinnati Reds in a 16-0 victory.
Federal Bureau of Investigation Director James Comey said on Thursday the agency paid more to get into the iPhone of one of the San Bernardino shooters than he will make in the remaining seven years and four months he has in his job.