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Coca-Cola's fourth-quarter profits declined by 8% as the world's largest beverage maker suffered a steeper sales drop than projected.
Treasury prices rose Tuesday after data showed manufacturing in the New York region slipped.
Manufacturing activity in the New York region slipped in February after hitting its highest reading since May 2012 in January, the Federal Reserve Bank of New York said Tuesday.
A gauge of manufacturing activity in the New York region showed growth cooled more than expected in February.
Medtronic Inc on Tuesday reported lower quarterly net earnings due to charges for the failed clinical study of a treatment being developed for high blood pressure.
Duke Energy Corp, the largest U.S. power company, forecast full-year earnings above analysts' estimates after lower costs and regulatory approvals of requests to raise utility rates increased fourth-quarter earnings.
Activist hedge fund investor Daniel Loeb's Third Point, which called for major reforms at Sony Corp after acquiring a stake, is no longer listed among the electronics maker's 10 biggest shareholders, a regulatory filing showed.
U.S. stock-index futures fell from session highs Tuesday after a regional manufacturing gauge came in well below expectations.
Coca-Cola Co. reported its fourth-quarter profit fell to $1.71 billion, or 38 cents a share, from $1.87 billion, or 41 cents a share, a year earlier.
Actavis PLC confirmed early Tuesday it will buy Forest Laboratories Inc. in an equity-and-cash deal valuing the New York-based pharmaceutical firm at $25 billion.
Japan's benchmark stock-market index rallied Tuesday as the country's central bank kept its foot pressed firmly on the economic accelerator.
The value of bitcoins continued to decline on the Mt.
German investor confidence dropped in February, with the ZEW indicator of economic sentiment declining 6 points to 55.7 and missing analysts expectations of a 62.7 print.
European stock markets moved lower at the open on Tuesday as investors waited for the German ZEW survey to indicate how optimistic economists are about the future in the euro zone's largest economy.
The Bank of Japan kept its broad monetary policy and assessment of the economy unchanged Tuesday but also extended two soon-to-expire special lending programs, doubling their size.
Hong Kong stocks opened lower Tuesday, after China's central bank reportedly drained 48 billion yuan ($7.9 billion) from the money market on Tuesday through bond-repurchase agreements.
Most investors were caught off-guard by the stock market’s sharp correction in January.
Stocks in Japan climbed at the start of trade Tuesday, as U.S. dollar strength against the yen aided the export-oriented market.
Australian stocks rose modestly in early Tuesday trade, with the market reacting to a mixed batch of earnings.
BHP Billiton (NYSE:BHP) reported a 31% rise in first-half underlying profit, well above market forecasts, bolstered by aggressive cost cutting and volume growth.