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Associated Press
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) -- Deutsche Bank, under pressure from an impending settlement with the U.S. Justice Department, has reported 278 million euros ($303 million) in net profit for the third quarter as it strengthened its financial buffers against loss....
TETERBORO, N.J. (AP) -- Wal-Mart, long known for emphasizing low prices, wants to be known this holiday season for superior customer service. That comes after its main rival Target, which has a better image in that regard, stressed a focus on offering deals....
SYDNEY (AP) -- National Australia Bank Ltd. announced on Thursday its annual profit had slumped 94 percent to 352 million Australian dollars ($269 million) due to sales of its troubled British banking and life insurance businesses....
NEW YORK (AP) -- While many are skeptical of the business logic behind AT&T's desire to buy Time Warner, a similar deal from earlier this decade, Comcast's marriage with NBCUniversal, foreshadows some of the possibilities - as well as the potential competitive and consumer harms - that could result....
NEW YORK (AP) -- For Doug Stephens, the free event seemed like a good way to learn how to flip homes. An online ad for the December gathering sported pictures of Tarek and Christina El Moussa, the stars of HGTV's "Flip or Flop" who buy rundown homes, renovate them and try to sell them for a profit. Stephens watched "Flip or Flop" regularly, along with 2.8 million other Americans, so he went....
Wall Street Journal
Samsung Electronics said its net profit fell 16.8% to $4 billion in the third quarter, hurt by the recall and eventual discontinuance of its premium Galaxy Note 7 smartphone.
Tesla Motors Inc. posted the second quarterly profit in its history as a public company, as the auto maker had its best sales period on record, helped by the new Model X sport-utility vehicle.
Fox News star Megyn Kelly has changed agents and publicity teams since last year. Now the question is if she will change TV networks. The host of “The Kelly File” is in active talks over her contract, seeking an average annual salary north of $20 million.
The offering for ZTO Express, which delivers parcels for e-commerce giants like Alibaba and, is the largest IPO in the U.S. this year.
A sharp pullback in spending by cities and states on infrastructure—from highways to sewage systems to police stations—is hurting economic growth.
Housing is having a solid year. But is it about to dip again? Prices may now be so high that buying isn't affordable for many. And companies like Whirlpool and Sherwin-Williams have reported weak results. That could be a troubling sign.
Some analysts think Netflix makes sense as a takeover target now that AT&T and Time Warner may be kicking off a new round of mergers in the worlds of media and tech.
Operating profit at Samsung's mobile division collapsed 96% to just $88 million in the third quarter, the company said Thursday.
Massive Chinese marketplace Alibaba moved to fend off charges that it deals in pirated goods by describing in a letter to the U.S. government its "steadfast efforts" to fight counterfeiters.
Hillary Clinton says she will "closely" follow AT&T's acquisition of Time Warner as the deal comes under regulatory scrutiny in Washington.
NY Times Business Headlines
The South Korean company pledges to work with regulators and other outsiders to study the fires that led it to cancel the high-end smartphone.
Federal law does not mandate used-car sellers to tell buyers when a car has been recalled or to make necessary safety repairs, and the results can be deadly.
The rapid wireless technology the company has described as a pillar of its Time Warner deal probably is a decade away from meaningful deployment.
Consumers are able to purchase cars that have deadly defects and sellers have few obligations to disclose the defects to them.
The host’s divergent approach took a different turn in her clash with Newt Gingrich and again raised the question of the channel’s future.
USA Today Business Headlines
Tesla Motors handily beat analysts' expectations Wednesday for its third quarter
The burrito chain's business is dropping off so fast now, it's impossible not to beat it.
Strong Boeing results offset a disappointing quarter from Apple.
Seniors are going to be paying a lot more for their prescription drug plans in 2017.
These stocks have many more record prices ahead.
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