11/07/2013 12:44amTelephone company Deutsche Telekom says it made a net profit of 588 million euros ($793 million) in the third quarter as it added customers at T-Mobile USA.
11/07/2013 12:55amState-controlled utility Electricite de France says revenue grew 6.9 percent in the first nine months of the year, driven in part by cold weather and higher tariffs in France.
11/07/2013 1:24amNestle, the world's biggest food and drink company, says it has sold off its weight management business Jenny Craig in North America, Australia, New Zealand, and the Pacific Islands.
11/07/2013 3:29amCyprus and French energy company Total have agreed to cooperate on developing a planned natural gas processing facility in the bailed-out country.
11/07/2013 3:59amFrench bank Credit Agricole has refused to make a deal with European Union regulators investigating the manipulation of an interest rate that banks use to borrow from one another.
11/07/2013 4:03amSporting goods maker Adidas AG says net profit fell 7 percent in the third quarter as a stronger euro and troubles in Russia held back profits.
11/07/2013 4:28amGerman industrial conglomerate Siemens said Thursday its profit dropped in the fourth quarter, but its shares rose after it announced it would buy back 4 billion euros ($5.4 billion) in stock and predicted improved profits.
11/07/2013 4:49amCostco's sales at stores open at least a year rose 3 percent in October, beating Wall Street's expectations.
11/07/2013 5:28amSociete Generale says its net income increased six fold in the third quarter after last year's efforts to clean up the balance sheet.
11/07/2013 5:35amL Brands, owner of Victoria's Secret, Bath & Body Works and other retail outlets, said Thursday that sales at stores open at least a year climbed 8 percent in October. This easily topped analysts' estimates.
11/07/2013 7:46amFreddie Mac posted net income of $30.5 billion from July through September, its eighth straight profitable quarter. Freddie will have repaid its full government bailout after paying its third-quarter dividend.
11/07/2013 8:16amMore than half of child booster seats that went on sale this year earned a top rating from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.
11/07/2013 9:35amFannie Mae and Freddie Mac posted strong earnings for the July-September period as the housing market continued to recover. The gains will enable the mortgage giants to finish repaying their taxpayer aid or come close to doing so five years after they were rescued by the government.
11/07/2013 9:36amTHE CLASSICS: The rubber duck has squeaked out a win for a place in the National Toy Hall of Fame. The bath toy joins the ancient game of chess in the class of 2013 inducted Thursday.
11/07/2013 9:49amTHE NEWS: Wendy's third-quarter loss narrowed as more customers snapped up offerings at its restaurants, including its new Pretzel Bacon Cheeseburger and Pretzel Pub Chicken sandwich. Results beat expectations and the company raised its guidance Thursday.
11/07/2013 9:52amWendy's third-quarter loss narrowed as more customers snapped up its new Pretzel Bacon Cheeseburger and Pretzel Pub Chicken sandwiches, along with other menu items.
11/07/2013 11:46amThe European Central Bank on Thursday announced a surprise cut in its benchmark interest rate to try to accelerate a tepid recovery in the 17 countries that use the euro.
11/07/2013 11:55amChick-fil-A founder Truett Cathy is retiring as chairman and CEO. His son, Dan Cathy, will take on both roles.
11/07/2013 12:12pmThe Royal Bank of Scotland has reached a $153.7 million settlement with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission over an investigation into its mortgage-backed securities.
11/07/2013 1:26pmAmericans cut back on using their credit cards in September for the fourth straight month but boosted borrowing in the category that covers auto loans and student debt.
11/07/2013 2:12pmPatriot Coal Corp. says it's still on pace to emerge from bankruptcy by the end of the year now that a judge has given the company the go-ahead to send its reorganization plan to creditors for a vote.
11/07/2013 2:42pmA Tesla Model S electric car caught fire this week after hitting road debris on a Tennessee freeway, the third fire in a Model S in the past five weeks.
11/07/2013 3:02pmThe Senate Banking Committee has announced that it will hold a confirmation hearing next week to consider President Barack Obama's nomination of Janet Yellen to lead the Federal Reserve.
11/07/2013 3:08pmEncouraged by a housing rebound lapping its second year, many U.S. homebuilders are loading up on land and entering new markets as they gear up for next year's spring home-selling season and beyond.
11/07/2013 3:16pmGap Inc. offered an upbeat profit outlook for its third quarter as the clothing chain announced a solid October increase for a key sales yardstick that surpassed analysts' expectations.
11/07/2013 3:29pmSalix Pharmaceuticals will buy Santarus for about $2.12 billion to add to its roster of drugs focused on gastrointestinal disorders.
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