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Thursday October 30th 2014: Latest financial news from the worldTrade, defense spending buoy U.S. third-quarter growth
By Lucia Mutikani WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A smaller trade deficit and a surge in defense spending buoyed U.S. economic growth in the third quarter, but other details of Thursday's report hinted at some loss of momentum in activity. Gross domestic product grew at a 3.5 percent annual rate, the Commerce Department said on Thursday, beating economists' expectations for a 3.0 percent pace. While the pace of growth in business investment, housing and consumer spending slowed from the second quarter, all those categories contributed to growth. Despite decelerating from the fourth quarter's brisk 4. ...
U.S. jobless claims rise, but underlying labor market trends firming
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits rose for a second straight week last week, but remained at levels consistent with a firming labor market. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits increased 3,000 to a seasonally adjusted 287,000 for the week ended Oct. 25, the Labor Department said on Thursday. The four-week moving average of claims, considered a better measure of labor market trends as it irons out week-to-week volatility, fell 250 to 281,000. Claims at these levels indicate a strengthening in labor market conditions. ...
Futures point to lower open despite strong GDP report
By Ryan Vlastelica NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stock index futures pointed to a slightly lower open on Thursday despite a reading on third-quarter economic growth that was stronger than expected. Gross domestic product grew at a 3.5 percent annual rate in the third quarter, beating expectations for a pace of 3 percent, though down from the 4.6 percent rate in the second quarter. Separately, jobless claims unexpectedly rose in the latest week, though they remained at levels consistent with a firming labor market. ...
Thomson Reuters posts revenue rise on legal and tax & accounting
(Reuters) - Thomson Reuters Corp on Thursday reported a 1 percent rise in revenue because of growth in its Legal and Tax & Accounting businesses. The news and information company said third-quarter revenue from ongoing businesses was $3.1 billion before currency changes, compared with analysts' expectations of $3.09 billion, according to Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S. Revenue at the company's Financial & Risk business fell 2 percent to $1.62 billion. "It is particularly encouraging to see sales trends continue to improve in both our financial and legal businesses alongside consistent strong performance from our other units," Chief Executive Officer Jim Smith said in a statement. Tax & Accounting revenue rose 13 percent to $301 million.
Alibaba plays trademark card to protect lead as China's $8 billion e-commerce spree nears
BEIJING (Reuters) - A trademark spat between Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd and rival JD.com flared into public view after JD published an Alibaba letter urging publishers to be careful about advertising in promotions for China's annual "Singles' Day" spree, the world's largest online shopping day. In the letter, dated Oct. 16 and published on Thursday on a JD social media account, Alibaba's Tmall.com marketplace warned Chinese publishers against running ads with the "Double Eleven" motif that are not official Alibaba promotions. ...
ConocoPhillips 3rd-quarter profit up on Nigeria asset sale
(Reuters) - ConocoPhillips, the largest U.S. independent oil company, reported higher third-quarter profit on Thursday, lifted by the sale of its Nigerian business. Over the last several years, Conoco has shed lower-margin assets, directing more capital to projects like shale drilling in the United States that offer higher returns and higher production growth. Profit rose to $2.7 billion, or $2.17 per share, from $2.5 billion, or $2.00 per share, in the 2013 third quarter. ...
MasterCard profit beats estimates as card usage rises
(Reuters) - MasterCard Inc reported a better-than-expected 15.5 percent jump in quarterly profit as a rise in global consumer confidence encouraged its customers to use cards to make purchases. Shares of the world's second-largest debit and credit card company rose 2 percent in premarket trading on Thursday. MasterCard's net income rose to $1.02 billion, or 87 cents per share, in the third quarter ended Sept. 30 from $879 million, or 73 cents per share, a year earlier. Net revenue rose 12.8 percent to $2.5 billion. ...
Chrysler recalls 33,443 light trucks in U.S. for tire pressure issues
DETROIT (Reuters) - Chrysler Group said on Thursday that it was recalling 33,443 light trucks in two separate campaigns to prevent false warnings from the tire pressure monitor systems. Chrysler, a unit of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, said it was unaware of any injuries or accidents related to the issue in either recall. All the affected vehicles are in the U.S. market. Affected in one recall are an estimated 23,053 Ram ProMaster full-size commercial vans from model year 2014, the automaker said. ...
Time Warner Cable loses more video customers in latest quarter
Time Warner Cable lost a net 184,000 household video customers in the three months ended Sept. 30, far more than the 136,000 that market research firm StreetAccount had estimated. The company, which is being acquired by market leader Comcast Corp for $45.3 billion, lost a net 152,000 customers in the April-June quarter. Comcast reported higher quarterly revenue and income last week as more people signed up for high-speed internet and fewer customers dropped their cable subscriptions. As of Sept. 30, Time Warner Cable had 10.8 million household video subscribers, down from 11.4 million a year earlier.
JPMorgan tops pay table with $740,000 for London bankers: survey
LONDON (Reuters) - U.S. bank J.P. Morgan pays managing directors at its investment bank in London an average of 461,000 pounds ($737,877), substantially more than pay across its rivals, according to a survey. Emolument, a website that benchmarks salaries, said on Thursday the average salary and bonus for JPMorgan managing directors was more than 13 percent higher than the next best paying bank, Deutsche Bank , which paid its managing directors an average of 402,000 pounds. ...
Apple's Tim Cook: 'So let me be clear: I'm proud to be gay'
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A massive success: 10 years of World of Warcraft
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Global smartphone market healthier than previously thought
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Spartan Apus Launcher conquers 30 million users internationally
Chinese company Apus has released its pared-down Android launcher to massive international success. But it's doing it without focusing on the Chinese market. We sat down with founder Li Tao to find out why.>
The Longest Journey arrives remastered for iOS
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On today's show, we talk about the Antares rocket disaster, how scientists might use hydrogel to create artificial facial muscles in robots, and a ferrofluid art exhibit desperate for your attention.>
Retail group MCX says it's not telling merchants to block Apple Pay
Driven by GTA Online's success, Take-Two sees future in Internet games
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Apple Pay rival CurrentC hit by hackers
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I Never Got An MBA ... I Had Sex Instead
This is the unabashed truth. A boy named J was my first love. I honestly believe I loved him more than he loved me. And that's probably why he left me. But not before he cheated.It's a story from the past that still has relevance because if it wasn't for J taking my virginity I wouldn't be the business owner I am today. Not because it was good....
Watch Mike Tyson try to punch out video game Mike Tyson
HP dives into 3D printing with Multi Jet Fusion
New payments terminal aims to be Switzerland of in-store payments
Amazon Fire TV Stick ship date pushed back to January
New app blocks your work email when you go home
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The 7 Toughest Startup Lessons You Don't Want to Learn the Hard Way
I started my first business at 19 years old and thought I knew it all. The business quickly grew to $500,000 in gross revenue with five employees in three states. Business was good, but because I didn't learn how to manage my business, things quickly got out of control.Six years into the business, because of mismanaging the finances, I was...
Why the Verizon-exclusive Droid Turbo is actually good for you
What it is Like to Start a Small Business
Officially a month into my new business venture, I've fully immersed myself in my company. While each day is an incredible learning experience, I've certainly felt a vast range of emotions over the past few weeks (and I'm sure there is more to come).So, what's it like giving up a steady paycheck and benefits to start your own endeavor?It's...
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