Financial performance

FILE - In this Friday, July 19 2019, file photo specialist Mark Otto, left, and trader Fred DeMarco work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Friday, July 26. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
July 26, 2019 - 4:29 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks pushed to record heights Friday following strong profit reports from Google's parent company, Twitter and other big corporations. Companies are nearly midway through earnings reporting season, and results have generally been better than the dismal expectations that...
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FILE - This Jan.24, 2019 file photo shows Jean-Dominique Senard after being appointed Renault chairman following a meeting of the board held at Renault headquarters in Boulogne-Billancourt, outside Paris. Renault Chairman Jean-Dominique Senard has expressed confidence that the French automaker's alliance with Japan's Nissan remains on track following the appointment of a new board in the wake of the scandal involving Carlos Ghosn, who chaired both companies. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena, File)
July 26, 2019 - 9:27 am
PARIS (AP) — French carmaker Renault is cutting back its sales forecasts amid slumping revenues and troubles at alliance partner Nissan. Renault said Friday that it no longer expects growth in sales this year compared to 2018, when it sold 3.9 million cars. It blamed an overall slowdown in the auto...
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In this June 25, 2019 photo a sign is displayed outside a McDonald's restaurant in Pittsburgh. McDonald's Corp. reports financial earnings on Friday, July 26. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
July 26, 2019 - 9:15 am
CHICAGO (AP) — McDonald's is reporting its 16th consecutive bump in comparable-store sales globally. The company on Friday posted earnings of $1.52 billion, or $1.97 per share. Earnings, adjusted for restructuring costs, came to $2.05 per share, which was a penny shy of expectations, according to...
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FILE - In this Friday, July 19 2019, file photo trader Timothy Nick, left, and specialist Anthony Matesic work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Thursday, July 25. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
July 25, 2019 - 10:17 pm
TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares are lower Friday as investors continued to watch the brewing trade conflict between China and the U.S., and any signs of what's in store from central banks. Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 slid 0.6% to 21,637.21 in morning trading. Australia's S&P/ASX 200 lost 0.4% to 6,...
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This Wednesday, July 17, 2019 photo shows an Amazon shipping truck at a fulfillment center in Phoenix. Amazon.com Inc. reports financial earnings on Thursday, July 25. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
July 25, 2019 - 7:36 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon's ramped up spending on speedier delivery for its Prime customers helped to accelerate its sales in the second quarter. But it also crimped its profits. The Seattle-based company reported Thursday that its sales soared a better-than-expected 20% in the quarter. But it posted...
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FILE - In this Dec. 17, 2018, file photo a woman walks past Google offices in New York. Alphabet Inc., parent company of Google, reports financial earnings on Thursday, July 25, 2019. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
July 25, 2019 - 7:19 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google parent Alphabet beat analyst expectations for the second quarter Thursday, sending its shares up sharply as it bounced back from a rough first quarter. The company comforted investors with advertising revenue growth that edged out last quarter and assurances that video...
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July 25, 2019 - 1:04 pm
DALLAS (AP) — Airlines are tallying up the damage and talking to Boeing about compensation for the grounding of the troubled 737 Max jet. On Thursday, two of the three large U.S. airlines that own Max jets updated their estimates of how the plane is hurting their bottom lines. American Airlines...
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This Wednesday, July 17, 2019 photo shows American Airlines planes at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport in Phoenix. American Airlines, Inc. reports earnings Thursday, July 25. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
July 25, 2019 - 8:42 am
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — American Airlines said Thursday that the long grounding of Boeing 737 Max jets will cut its pretax earnings for 2019 by about $400 million, including $175 million in the second quarter. American issued the estimate as it announced that second quarter profit rose 19% to $662...
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Nissan CEO Hiroto Saikawa speaks during a news conference at the global headquarters Thursday, July 25, 2019, in Yokohama, west of Tokyo. Nissan says it is slashing 12,500 jobs or about 9% of its global workforce in an effort to cut costs and achieve a turnaround, as its profits tumble. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
July 25, 2019 - 5:07 am
TOKYO (AP) — Nissan is slashing 12,500 jobs or about 9% of its global workforce to cut costs and achieve a turnaround amid tumbling profits, the Japanese automaker said Thursday. Nissan Motor Co. also said it will cut global production capacity by 10% and reduce model lineups by at least 10% by the...
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Volkswagen CEO Herbert Diess speaks during a news conference in New York, Friday, July 12, 2019. Volkswagen will sink $2.6 billion into a Pittsburgh autonomous vehicle company that's mostly owned by Ford as part of a broader partnership on electric and self-driving vehicles, the companies confirmed Friday. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
July 25, 2019 - 4:18 am
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Volkswagen said Thursday that its after-tax profit rose 24% in the second quarter as the company managed to increase its share in contracting markets, and as more-profitable vehicles such as SUVs and pricey Porsche luxury cars took a bigger role in the sales mix. Net...
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