Financial performance

FILE- This April 25, 2017, file photo, shows Exxon service station signs in Nashville, Tenn. Exxon Mobil Corp. reports earnings Friday, Feb. 1, 2019. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File)
February 01, 2019 - 3:58 pm
DALLAS (AP) — Exxon Mobil increased revenue during a volatile fourth quarter for world oil markets, but profit fell 28 percent from a year earlier, when Exxon booked a huge gain from lower corporate tax rates. The earnings topped Wall Street expectations, however, and capped Exxon's most profitable...
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FILE- In this Dec. 28, 2018, file photo trader Jonathan Corpina, right works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EST on Friday, Feb. 1. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
February 01, 2019 - 3:56 pm
Stocks capped a bumpy day of trading Friday with modest gains, extending the market's winning streak to its third straight day. Gains in technology companies, energy stocks and banks outweighed losses in retailers and elsewhere in the market. Major indexes were higher much of the morning as...
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The Deutsche Bank headquarters is seen behind a lamp ahead of the annual press conference in Frankfurt, Germany, Friday, Feb. 1, 2019. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)
February 01, 2019 - 9:18 am
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Germany's struggling Deutsche Bank suffered another loss in the fourth quarter as it faces a raft of issues including a steeply lower share price, merger speculation and continuing legal questions. The loss of 409 million euros ($469 million) was an improvement from the...
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FILE - This May 1, 2018 file photo shows Merck corporate headquarters in Kenilworth, N.J. Merck & Co. reports earnings Friday, Feb. 1, 2019. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
February 01, 2019 - 7:58 am
Higher medicine sales and lower restructuring and other costs lifted drugmaker Merck to a $1.83 billion profit in the fourth quarter, as it edged past Wall Street expectations. The maker of blockbuster cancer drug Keytruda and Januvia diabetes pills lost $1.05 billion a year earlier, when it had a...
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FILE - In this May 22, 2018, file photo, Sony Corp. President Kenichiro Yoshida attends at a press conference at the company's headquarters in Tokyo. Japanese electronics and entertainment company Sony on Friday, Feb. 1, 2019, reported a 45 percent surge in fiscal third-quarter profit on tax reductions, a favorable exchange rate and gains in its music segment. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko, File)
February 01, 2019 - 1:56 am
TOKYO (AP) — Japanese electronics and entertainment company Sony posted a 45 percent surge in its October-December profit thanks to tax cuts, a favorable exchange rate and gains in its music and movies segment. Tokyo-based Sony Corp.'s profit in the last quarter was 429 billion yen ($3.9 billion),...
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FILE - In this Oct. 11, 2017 file photo, a Pacific Gas & Electric crew works at restoring power along the Old Redwood Highway in Santa Rosa, Calif. Pacific Gas & Electric Co. was not the first utility to declare bankruptcy, not even when it did so in 2001. But when the nation's largest utility filed again for Chapter 11 protection this week, it took a step no utility has in seeking shelter from potentially insurmountable legal bills because the company's power lines are blamed for sparking deadly wildfires. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File)
January 31, 2019 - 7:16 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Big corporations forced into bankruptcy by liability lawsuits often take the offending product off the market and try to move on. That's what happened with the Dalkon Shield birth control device, asbestos and silicone breast implants. But when the nation's biggest utility,...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2018 file photo, the logo for Ferrari is displayed above a trading post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Italian luxury sports car maker Ferrari says profits last year rose 46 percent, driven by a surge in V12 sales and vehicle personalization. Ferrari on Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019 reported 2018 net profit of 787 million euros ($904 million), up from 537 million euros the previous year. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, file)
January 31, 2019 - 12:36 pm
MILAN (AP) — Luxury sportscar maker Ferrari announced Thursday that it will reveal five new models this year as part as of its new business plan, including a mid-engine hybrid supercar, as it aims to grow full-year revenues by 3 percent. CEO Louis Camilleri also told analysts that Ferrari would...
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FILE- In this Dec. 19, 2018, file photo packages await delivery inside of a UPS truck in Baltimore. United Parcel Service Inc. reports financial results Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)
January 31, 2019 - 10:44 am
DALLAS (AP) — United Parcel Service Inc. said Thursday that fourth-quarter profit fell, hurt by a hefty pension charge, but the results beat expectations as the company handled more packages and boosted prices. Revenue during the critical Christmas shipping period rose nearly 5 percent compared...
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FILE - This Thursday, April 27, 2017 file photo shows the headquarters of Finnish telecommunication network company Nokia in Espoo, Finland. Telecoms gear provider Nokia reported Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019 a rise in fourth-quarter earnings thanks to strong demand for new-generation mobile networks, the so-called 5G systems that have been the focus of a high-stakes dispute between the U.S. government and Nokia rival Huawei. (Vesa Moilanen/Lehtikuva via AP, file)
January 31, 2019 - 10:39 am
HELSINKI (AP) — Telecoms gear provider Nokia reported Thursday a rise in fourth-quarter earnings thanks to strong demand for new-generation mobile networks, the so-called 5G systems that have been the focus of a high-stakes dispute between the U.S. government and Nokia rival Huawei. Nokia's net...
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FILE- In this Jan. 16, 2018, file photo the General Electric logo is displayed at the top of their Global Operations Center in the Banks development of downtown Cincinnati. General Electric Co. reports financial results Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)
January 31, 2019 - 8:56 am
BOSTON (AP) — After years of belt-tightening and spinoffs that ate into both revenue and profit, General Electric Co. reported fourth-quarter net income of $761 million, sending shares up 10 percent in at the opening bell. The company also announced a $1.5 billion settlement Thursday with the...
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