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NEW YORK, Oct 31- The Dow and S&P 500 ended at record highs on Friday and indexes posted strong gains for a second week after the Bank of Japan's surprise move to ramp up its stimulus program. Shares of Exxon Mobil, up 2.4 percent at $96.71, and Chevron, up 2.3 percent at $1119.95, were among the biggest positives on the Dow and S&P 500 after they reported results.
*Expedia shares jump after results; GoPro rallies. NEW YORK, Oct 31- U.S. stocks rose sharply on Friday, with the Dow hitting an intraday record high as the Bank of Japan significantly ramped up its stimulus program, just days after the Federal Reserve wound down its years-long package of incentives. The Bank of Japan's board voted to accelerate purchases of...
*Expedia shares jump after results; GoPro rallies. *Abbvie shares rise after results, outlook. NEW YORK, Oct 31- U.S. stocks rose sharply on Friday, with the Dow hitting an intraday record high as the Bank of Japan significantly ramped up its stimulus program, just days after the Federal Reserve wound down its years-long package of incentives.
Oct 30- Expedia Inc reported robust third-quarter earnings on Thursday and topped analyst estimates, as strong hotel bookings boosted the company's profit by more than 50 percent from the year-earlier quarter. Despite heavy competition abroad and concern that the Ebola virus would discourage travelers from planning vacations, the volume of Expedia Inc's...
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BELLEVUE, Wash.— BELLEVUE, Wash.— Expedia Inc. on Thursday reported third-quarter net income of $257.1 million. The average estimate of analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $1.75 per share. Analysts expected $1.69 billion, according to Zacks.
PARIS, Oct 30- Accor will spend 225 million euros over five years to beef up its digital business, the hotel company said on Thursday, responding to competition from online booking rivals such as Expedia and Booking.com. Europe's largest hotel group's traditional competitors are the likes of InterContinental, Marriott and Starwood, but it faces multiple...
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Asian shares traded mixed on Tuesday as fears of global economic weakness affected investor sentiment.
*VIX at highest close since June 2012. NEW YORK, Oct 13- U.S. stocks dropped more than 1 percent on Monday, with the S&P 500 closing below a key technical support level, as declines in energy and airline shares led a late-day selloff. The CBOE Volatility index ended at 24.64, its highest close since early June 2012.
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Bitcoin lost nearly a fifth of its value over the weekend, raising concerns that investors are losing faith in the cryptocurrency.
Coinbase plans to launch a consumer service across a large part of the euro zone on Thursday. The Financial Times reports.
European Competition Commissioner Joaquin Almunia said this week he would extract more concessions from the world's most popular Internet search engine after extremely negative feedback from rivals such as Microsoft to Google's third proposal to end the EU probe.
*Google case started with EU investigation in late 2010. *Deal will only escalate market abuse, Google rival says. BRUSSELS, Sept 4- Google's antitrust deal with EU regulators was criticised by Microsoft and other competitors in a last-ditch attempt to influence European Competition Commissioner Joaquin Almunia before he leaves office at the end of October.
*Google case started with EU investigation in late 2010. BRUSSELS, Sept 4- Microsoft and publishers across Europe attacked Google's antitrust deal with EU regulators, calling it a "catastrophic" proposal that would serve only to entrench its dominance of the online search market.
Trading in Asia was cautious on Thursday with central bank decisions in Japan and Europe in focus.
NEW YORK, Aug 28- Bitcoin is catching on at U.S. online merchants including Overstock.com and Expedia, as customers use a digital currency that just a few years ago was virtually unknown but is now showing some staying power.
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