NEW YORK, May 24- The S&P 500 declined for a third day on Friday, with the three major U.S. stock indexes posting their first negative week since mid-April on lingering concern that the U.S. central bank may scale back its stimulus measures to support the economy.» Read More
SAN FRANCISCO, March 8- Facebook executive Sheryl Sandberg is taking a drubbing for prescribing from a privileged perch the keys to female success in her upcoming book "Lean In," but she's struck a chord among many in her backyard.
*Investors attracted to Nigeria's growth, debt profile. LAGOS, March 1- Roaring growth and fiscal stability are drawing investment to Nigeria, but it won't trigger the prosperity needed to lift millions out of poverty until the government reforms infrastructure and agriculture.
JAKARTA, Feb 25- Indonesian consumers are increasingly opening their wallets, sustaining the country's solid economic growth, but some retailers worry the government may dash the good fortune by imposing restrictions on them.
MEXICO CITY, Feb 14- Mexico's ambitious agenda of economic reforms could unleash pent-up spending by low and middle-income earners if the economy gathers steam and more on-the-books employment gives workers easier access to credit.
LONDON, Feb 1- Britain's manufacturing sector expanded modestly in January as output grew at the fastest pace since September 2011, offering a small boost to an economy flirting with recession, a survey showed on Friday.
*Profit $1.22/ share vs Street view $1.11. *Sales up 2 percent to $22.18 bln vs Street view $21.91 bln. Jan 25- What a difference a year makes for Procter& Gamble Co and CEO Bob McDonald.
*Kimberly-Clark profit $1.37/ share vs Street view $1.35. Jan 25- Procter& Gamble Co's quarterly profit soared past expectations as the world's largest household products maker used higher prices and new products to drive sales growth, the strongest indication yet that turnaround efforts are paying off.
Jan 25- Procter& Gamble Co's quarterly profit soared past expectations as the world's largest household products maker used higher prices and new products to reignite growth in sluggish markets such as the United States.
Jan 25- Procter& Gamble Co posted higher quarterly profit on Friday, as the world's largest household products maker tries to reignite growth in sluggish markets such as the United States while activist investor William Ackman pushes for improvements.
BENGHAZI, Libya, Jan 23- At a construction site on Benghazi's waterfront, engineer Seraj Bushada proudly points to a giant hole in the ground that will make way for a 48- floor office tower that city officials hope will help transform part of this port city into a modern business district.
LONDON, Jan 9- The LED lighting industry is set to dominate the global market more than a century after its discovery, benefitting from a widespread ban of conventional incandescent bulbs and as the market share of competing green replacements fade.
Showrooming, the retail term for shoppers who try a product, then buy it cheaper on Amazon.com or other websites, has driven retailers to the point of hiding barcodes, improving their own websites and coming up with methods to get people to complete their purchase in the store.
The tragic Sandy Hook shooting sparked a surge in sales of an unexpected product: bullet-proof backpacks.
BRUSSELS, Dec 12- Euro zone factory output continued its steep fall in autumn this year, underscoring the feeble domestic demand that risks prolonging the bloc's recession.
*Target to open across Canada starting next spring. TORONTO, Dec 9- Canadian retailers of all stripes are bracing for the day next spring when Target Corp unlocks the doors of its first stores north of the border, but its instant competitive heft probably won't weigh on all retail stocks equally.
October's figures were the first annual rise in industrial production since August 2011, when Brazil's central bank began a series of interest rate cuts aimed at protecting Latin America's largest economy from the effects of a global slowdown.
*Data suggests more central bank easing, Poland to cut on Wednesday. PRAGUE, Dec 3- Manufacturing in the EU's two biggest eastern economies shrank for the eighth straight month in November, pointing to a further slowdown in Poland and a fifth month of recession for the export-dependent Czechs.
*Staples like autos, appliances to benefit alongside discretionary. TORONTO, Nov 29- While fear of the U.S. fiscal cliff promises to hold financial markets hostage at least to year-end, a surge in Black Friday shopping and a recovery in the U.S. housing market has Canadian investors looking to a few consumer-fed stocks for potential growth.
The stock market is risky as it is, Cramer said, adding investors should have to worry about software glitches, as well.
It might have a broken stock, but “Mad Money” host says it’s not a broken company.