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  • News Summary: Philip Morris Int'l 1Q profit falls Thursday, 17 Apr 2014 | 9:21 AM ET

    THE RESULTS: Philip Morris International Inc.' s first-quarter profit dropped nearly 12 percent to $1.88 billion as cigarette sales fell in the overseas markets that it serves and it was hurt by foreign exchange rates for the U.S. dollar.

  • Philip Morris Int'l 1Q profit falls nearly 12 pct Thursday, 17 Apr 2014 | 7:40 AM ET

    RICHMOND, Virginia— Philip Morris International's first-quarter profit dropped nearly 12 percent as cigarette sales fell in the overseas markets that it serves and it was hurt by foreign exchange rates for the U.S. dollar.

  • Tobacco cos. make payments under state settlement Tuesday, 15 Apr 2014 | 2:54 PM ET

    RICHMOND, Va.— The nation's top cigarette makers said Tuesday they have made about $6 billion in annual payments as part of a longstanding settlement in which some companies are paying states for smoking-related health care costs.

  • SEOUL, April 14- South Korea's state health insurer is seeking an initial 53.7 billion won from three tobacco companies, including the local units of Philip Morris International and British American Tobacco, to offset treatment costs for diseases linked to smoking.

  • SEOUL, April 14- South Korea's state health insurer said on Monday it was seeking an initial 53.7 billion won from three tobacco companies, including the local units of Philip Morris and British American Tobacco, to offset treatment costs for diseases linked to smoking. Philip Morris was not immediately available for comment.

  • *Forward-looking measures of labour demand all flashing green. SYDNEY, April 9- Job losses in manufacturing have dominated Australian headlines-- 350 at BP, 180 at Philip Morris, 300 at Boeing in the past month alone-- but data proven to herald increased hiring tell a much cheerier tale.

  • Business Highlights Friday, 4 Apr 2014 | 6:01 PM ET

    US finally regains the jobs lost in the recession. WASHINGTON— The U.S. economy has regained all the private-sector jobs it lost during the Great Recession. WASHINGTON— Here's more fallout from the health care law: Until now, customers could walk into an insurance office or go online to buy standard health care coverage any time of year.

  • GameStop and Halozyme are big market movers Friday, 4 Apr 2014 | 4:38 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Friday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:. Anadarko Petroleum Corp., up $2.03 to $101.05. CarMax Inc., down $2 to $45.56.

  • PMH to cease cigarette production in Netherlands Friday, 4 Apr 2014 | 8:24 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Philip Morris International will end cigarette production at its factory in the Netherlands as Europeans break the smoking habit for both financial and health reasons. The company said Friday that it has started talks with employee representatives on a proposal to end production at the factory in Bergen op Zoom.

  • LONDON, April 3- Britain plans to force tobacco firms to sell cigarettes in plain packets without branding to improve public health and cut the number of child smokers, a government minister said on Thursday, dismaying the industry and delighting anti-smoking campaigners.

  • LONDON, March 24- Deliveries of tobacco to retailers in Australia rose slightly last year for the first time in at least five years, even after the introduction of plain packaging aimed at deterring smokers, according to industry sales figures released on Monday.

  • LONDON, March 24- Deliveries of tobacco to retailers in Australia rose slightly last year for the first time in at least five years, even after the introduction of plain packaging aimed at deterring smokers, according to industry sales figures to be released on Monday.

  • LIPPER AWARDS-How winning funds bank on dividends Friday, 21 Mar 2014 | 12:01 AM ET

    NEW YORK, March 21- The honeymoon for dividend stocks is over. While U.S. growth hasn't exactly been robust and interest rates haven't spiked significantly, the tide has turned so far this year with $1.2 billion in investor outflows from equity-income funds, notes Jeff Tjornehoj, head of Americas research for Lipper, a Thomson Reuters company.

  • SHANGHAI, Jan 16- When Qu Liang's wife became pregnant, the 30- year-old Shanghai salesman switched from smoking to "vaping", a practice uncommon in China although it is the world's leading producer of electronic cigarettes. Puffing on the devices, or vaping, is surging worldwide, but it forms only a tiny part of China's 1.2 trillion yuan cigarette business.

  • Apple, Amazon downgraded for 'moral' reasons Monday, 6 Jan 2014 | 12:41 PM ET
    The iPad Air on display at an Apple event in San Francisco, California.

    One analyst blacklisted several companies citing a reason not often (or possibly ever) heard on the Street ... "moral and ethical grounds."

  • Let the post-taper forex trading begin! Friday, 20 Dec 2013 | 12:01 PM ET

    One effect of the Fed's scaling back its bond-buying program: a stronger dollar. The bullish calls are already heating up.

  • LONDON, Dec 20- Altria Group and Philip Morris International, the makers of Marlboro cigarettes in the United States and internationally, are teaming up to market electronic cigarettes and other "reduced risk" tobacco products.

  • Court ruling could deal blow to e-cigarette industry Tuesday, 10 Dec 2013 | 6:26 AM ET

    A court ruling to restrict the sale of e-cigarettes in France this week could knock the nascent e-cigarette industry off course.

  • Early movers: ARO, AAPL, DIS, LB & more Thursday, 5 Dec 2013 | 7:50 AM ET

    Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.

  • *Russia cracking down on tobacco consumption. MOSCOW/ LONDON, Dec 4- Philip Morris International Inc and Japan Tobacco Inc are buying 20 percent stakes in their Russian distributor Megapolis for $750 million each, strengthening their grip on the world's No.2 cigarette market by volume after China.

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