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U.S. stocks falter on earnings, data; Dow falls 0.02%
By Investing.com - Jul 24, 2014

Investing.com - U.S. stocks finished Thursday mixed to lower after disappointing housing data and lackluster earnings sent a handful of investors selling equities for profits. At the close of U.S. ...

Ford's profit tops expectations, recall-hit GM misses
By Reuters - Jul 24, 2014

By Ben Klayman DETROIT (Reuters) - Ford Motor Co one-upped its larger rival General Motors Co in the second quarter, showing a profit in Europe for the first time in three years while GM was weighed...

Exclusive: Allegations of GSK corruption spread to Syria
By Reuters - Jul 24, 2014

By Ben Hirschler LONDON (Reuters) - GlaxoSmithKline (L:GSK) faces new allegations of corruption, this time in Syria, where the drugmaker and its distributor have been accused of paying bribes to ...

Wal-Mart replaces head of struggling U.S. business
By Reuters - Jul 24, 2014

By Siddharth Cavale (Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc (N:WMT) replaced its U.S. head Bill Simon with Asia chief Greg Foran as it seeks to restore the fortunes of its largest business after a year of ...

Caterpillar posts higher second-quarter profit; sales fall
By Reuters - Jul 24, 2014

(Reuters) - Caterpillar Inc (N:CAT) reported higher-than-expected second-quarter earnings on Thursday but said sales fell as a continued slump in the global mining industry offset a rebound in the ...

3M profit rises 6 percent, sales up across businesses
By Reuters - Jul 24, 2014

(Reuters) - 3M Co (N:MMM) posted a 6 percent rise in quarterly profit on Thursday, helped by broad sales growth across the U.S. manufacturer's range of businesses. The company, whose products ...