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  1. U.K. Business Confidence Sinks to Lowest Level ...

    U.K.'s economic optimism showed its first negative reading since July 2012 by declining ...
  2. German Factory Orders Disappoint

    Economists had predicted a 1% rise but factory orders remained unchanged in May. ...
  3. European Firms Find China 'Increasingly Hostile'

    European firms are pessimistic about the prospects of profits in China over the ...
  4. India’s Services Activity Grows at Slowest Pace ...

    Service activity in India registered its weakest growth in the last six months in ...
  5. Singapore GDP Accelerates in Q1 on Manufacturing

    Singapore’s GDP expanded 1.8% year-over-year in Q1 2016. On a quarterly basis, it ...
  6. German Business Confidence Rises in May

    German business confidence reached a five month high in May as investors were optimistic ...
  1. Brexit Weighs on Moody’s UK Debt Rating Decision

    Brexit will keep Moody's review of the UK's credit rating in a holding pattern.
  2. SumUp and Paylevene Challenge Jack Dorsey’s Square

    The deal will help the mobile payments startups scale operations in Europe, in light ...
  3. Mark Mahaney Gives Insights on Twitter Inc and ...

    In an exclusive interview, top RBC analyst Mark Mahaney explains his views on troubled ...
  4. How are Englander's investment faring? (QCOM, ...

    Let’s take a closer look at Israel Englander’s fourth quarter investments in QUALCOMM, ...
  5. Recent events may impact Icahn's portfolio (AAPL, ...

    Recent Events Surrounding Apple Inc. (AAPL) and American International Group Inc ...
  6. ConocoPhillips' 3 Most Profitable Lines of Business ...

    Learn about the oil and natural gas glut, its impact on producers such as ConocoPhillips, ...
  1. Does working capital include stock?

    Discover what a company's working capital is and what it includes, how it is used, and what positive and negative figures ...
  2. Besides oil companies, what businesses are hurt by cheap oil prices?

    Falling oil prices do not only affect oil companies. Learn what other types of businesses are unintended victims of the drop ...
  3. Who are Procter & Gamble's (PG) main competitors? (PG, REV)

    Learn about Procter & Gamble's major competitors in each of its revenue segments, including fabric care and home care, and ...
  4. Who runs the Bureau of Labor Statistics?

    The Bureau of Labor Statistics tracks the nation's working conditions and provides critical data to the public, government ...
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