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  • AP Top Extended Financial Headlines At 5:32 a.m. EDT Wednesday, 30 Jul 2014 | 5:32 AM ET

    India's largest online retailer Flipkart raises $1 billion in fresh capital as Amazon looms Toyota remains No. 1, at top in global vehicle sales after first 6 months, beating VW and GM Twitter posts stronger-than-expected 2nd- quarter results, stock flies high European shares down ahead of US data, Asia gains on US earnings reports Russia's central bank promises support for targets of new sanctions Nintendo reports worse-than-expected quarterly loss as Wii U sales momentum picks up slowly Small cars fare poorly in new frontal crash tests, Mini Cooper Countryman gets top rating Barclays chief applauds claw-back idea on bonuses as income in its investment bank falls Fed widely expected to make sixth reduction in bond purchases at this week's meeting Spanish economy expanded 0.6 percent during second quarter— fastest rate since 2007

  • AP Top Financial News At 5:32 a.m. EDT Wednesday, 30 Jul 2014 | 5:32 AM ET

    Indian online retailer Flipkart raises $1 billion Toyota remains at top in sales after first half Twitter 2 Q results soar, stock flies high Europe shares down ahead of data; Asia gains Russia's central bank supports sanctions targets Nintendo reports loss on shaky Wii U sales Small cars fare poorly in crash tests Barclays chief applauds claw-back idea on bonuses As Fed meets, key issues likely to stay unanswered Spain economic growth at fastest pace since 2007

  • Amazon to invest $2 bln to expand in India Wednesday, 30 Jul 2014 | 2:01 AM ET

    MUMBAI, India— The world's largest online retailer is facing off in India against a new name in e-commerce that was founded by former Amazon employees. Amazon.com Inc. said Wednesday it will invest $2 billion to expand its Indian business, a day after local rival Flipkart raised $1 billion to fund its own expansion.

  • WalmartLabs "Acqhires" social shopping app Tuesday, 29 Jul 2014 | 12:50 PM ET
    Luvocracy website page

    Walmart's e-commerce operations' tech arm acquired the social shopping site Luvocracy and plans to shut it down. Re/Code reports.

  • Amazon offers 3-D printed products Monday, 28 Jul 2014 | 3:32 PM ET

    Recently eBay launched its own 3- D printing store via an iPhone app called eBay Exact. "The introduction of our 3- D printed products store suggests the beginnings of a shift in online retail— that manufacturing can be more nimble to provide an immersive customer experience," said Petra Schindler-Carter, director for Amazon Marketplace sales.

  • Amazon offers 3-D printing to customize products Monday, 28 Jul 2014 | 9:17 AM ET
    Amazon 3D printing store.

    Amazon.com will offer 3-D printing that allows customers to customize and build items from third-party sellers on its website.

  • Africa e-commerce firm expands to new markets Monday, 28 Jul 2014 | 5:00 AM ET

    *Jumia adding retail sites for Uganda, Ghana and Cameroon. BERLIN, July 28- Online retailer Jumia, a would-be African Amazon set up by German venture capital firm Rocket Internet, is expanding into three new markets- Uganda, Ghana and Cameroon, the company said on Monday.

  • Disappointing results at Visa, Amazon hurt stocks Friday, 25 Jul 2014 | 4:19 PM ET

    NEW YORK— The stock market is ending lower after Visa and Amazon posted disappointing results. Amazon's stock slumped $34.60, or 9.6 percent, to $324.01 after the online retail giant posted a wider loss than analysts had forecast. The Dow was dragged down by Visa, which fell $7.97, or 3.6 percent, to $214.77.

  • Amazon's stock is getting slammed on its worse-than-expected earnings. CNBC's Josh Lipton discusses Amazon's profit problem.

  • Disappointing results at Visa, Amazon dent stocks Friday, 25 Jul 2014 | 12:20 PM ET

    NEW YORK— The stock market is falling in midday trading after Visa and Amazon posted weaker results than Wall Street expected. Amazon's stock slumped $38.11, or 11 percent, to $320.50 after the online retail giant posted a wider loss than analysts had forecast. The Dow was dragged down by Visa, which fell $9.53, or 4.3 percent, to $213.21.

  • Appraising Amazon's success     Friday, 25 Jul 2014 | 10:00 AM ET

    Eric Sheridan, UBS analyst, discusses Amazon's much wider- than-expected second quarter loss and how investors are to gauge their value and growth.

  • Amazon's future is tied to Prime, say analysts Thursday, 24 Jul 2014 | 10:15 AM ET
    Amazon.com logos are displayed on computer screens in Washington.

    While investors will be focused on Amazon's giant e-commerce business when it reports earnings Thursday, its future is tied to Prime.

  • Alibaba IPO may benefit scions of Chinese leaders Monday, 21 Jul 2014 | 8:45 AM ET
    Alibaba founder Jack Ma.

    The political connections of investors raise questions about Alibaba as it prepares to go public in the U.S. The New York Times reports.

  • Facebook tests 'buy' button for online purchases Thursday, 17 Jul 2014 | 4:32 PM ET
    The Facebook  logo is displayed on an Apple iPad Air in this photo in Washington.

    Facebook is testing a new 'buy' button that will let consumers purchase products that are advertised on its social network.

  • Alibaba now eyes September for U.S. mega-IPO -source Thursday, 17 Jul 2014 | 2:42 PM ET

    NEW YORK, July 17- Alibaba Group Holding Inc has pushed its highly anticipated IPO until after the September Labor Day holiday, a source with knowledge of the matter said, as the Chinese online retail company works through the complex process of launching what could the largest-ever U.S. tech debut.

  • NASA moon boots for sale, with a modern twist Thursday, 17 Jul 2014 | 11:07 AM ET

    To commemorate the 45th anniversary of the moon landing, 100 pairs of sneakers inspired by moon boots will be available.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, July 16- EBay Inc posted a 13 percent rise in quarterly revenue on Wednesday, as better-than-expected results from its fast-growing PayPal division helped the online retailer overcome increasing competition from Amazon.com Inc and a well-publicized cyber attack.

  • Guess how much Marx's 'Das Kapital' sold for Wednesday, 16 Jul 2014 | 2:41 PM ET
    Karl Marx

    A first edition of Karl Marx's "Das Kapital" was sold in a digital sale on Amazon-owned AbeBooks earlier this month.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, July 15- Yahoo Inc pledged to pay its shareholders at least half the proceeds from Alibaba Group Holding Ltd's mega-IPO this fall, and plans to keep a larger stake in the Chinese e-commerce company than expected. Yahoo's roughly 24 percent stake in the world's largest Internet retailer is viewed on Wall Street as its most prized asset.

  • NEW YORK, July 14- Two of the biggest names in auction sales, the traditional Sotheby's and the digital pioneer eBay, said on Monday they are joining forces to make it easier to buy antiques, collectibles and works of fine art online.