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  • *Facebook, Whole Foods fall after results. *Expedia and LinkedIn jump in extended trade. Procter& Gamble, Facebook and Whole Foods Market all fell after quarterly reports that left investors wanting more.

  • ENGLEWOOD, Colo. _ Western Union Co. on Thursday reported second-quarter earnings of $189.3 million. Western Union expects full-year earnings in the range of $1.60 to $1.67 per share. Western Union shares have climbed slightly more than 6 percent since the beginning of the year, while the Standard& Poor's 500 index has climbed 2.5 percent.

  • NEW YORK, July 30- Wall Street ended flat on Thursday as investors digested ho-hum corporate earnings and a report that showed that the economy picked up steam in the second quarter.

  • NEW YORK, July 30- Crude futures settled down on Thursday, pressured by a rally in the dollar which countered bullish sentiment from a drawdown in U.S. stockpiles that was much steeper than expected. Global benchmark Brent neared a six-month trough earlier this week and U.S. futures neared four-month lows, pressured by a global glut, a resurgent dollar and China's...

  • *Facebook, Whole Foods fall after results. Procter& Gamble, Facebook and Whole Foods Market all fell after quarterly reports that left investors wanting more. "We've been stuck in a 3- percent band since almost the beginning of the year," said Warren West, principal at Greentree Brokerage Services in Philadelphia.

  • NEW YORK, July 30- Crude futures erased early gains on Thursday after bullish sentiment from a drawdown in U.S. stockpiles was checked by a rally in the dollar. Oil has lost more than $10 a barrel over the past month, with global benchmark Brent nearing a six-month trough earlier this week and U.S. futures near four-month lows, amid a global glut, resurgent dollar and...

  • *Skechers, Mondelez jump after profits beat expectations. Procter& Gamble fell 3.7 percent after the company reported its sixth straight quarter of lower sales while Facebook shares fell 2.6 percent after the social media company's profit decreased. Mondelez International rose 4.9 percent to $45.22 after reporting results that beat expectations.

  • Oil has lost more than $10 a barrel over the past month, with global benchmark Brent nearing a six-month trough earlier this week and U.S. futures near four-month lows, amid a global glut, resurgent dollar and recent stock market tumble in China. Brent was up 50 cents, or 1 percent, at $53.88 a barrel by 10:27 a.m. EDT, extending its slight rise in the previous session.

  • *Skechers, Mondelez jump after profits beat expectations. July 30- U.S. stocks fell in late morning trading on Thursday as earnings from Facebook and Procter& Gamble disappointed investors and data showed that the economy expanded at a slower-than-expected pace in the second quarter. Procter& Gamble's 3.7 percent fall dragged down the Dow, after the company...

  • NEW YORK— After starting the day broadly lower, U.S. stocks recovered nearly all of their losses by mid-afternoon Thursday and were trading near breakeven. A batch of disappointing results from Procter& Gamble, Facebook and others weighed on the market. NO SALE: Consumer products giant Procter& Gamble fell $3.20, or 4 percent, to $77.43.

  • *ABN AMRO cuts 2016 crude price forecasts. U.S. crude stockpiles fell by 4.2 million barrels in the week to July 24, more than 20 times analysts' expectations of a decrease of 184,000 barrels, Energy Information Administration data showed on Wednesday. Brent crude was up 20 cents a barrel at $53.58 by 1345 GMT, after settling 8 cents higher in the previous session.

  • July 30- U.S. stocks opened lower on Thursday after data showed that the U.S. economy grew at a slower pace than expected in the second quarter.

  • BOSTON, July 30- Fidelity Investments, the No. 1 administrator of U.S. retirement plans, on Thursday warned that Baby Boomers may be too heavily invested in stocks, as the average 401 balance has surged 50 percent over the past five years. "One thing we learned from the last recession is that having too much stock, based on your target retirement age, in your retirement...

  • ATLANTA— Coca-Cola Enterprises Inc. on Thursday reported second-quarter net income of $176 million. The average estimate of eight analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 76 cents per share. Coca-Cola Enterprises shares have climbed 4.5 percent since the beginning of the year, while the Standard& Poor's 500 index has increased...

  • ST LOUIS _ Sigma-Aldrich Corp. on Thursday reported second-quarter earnings of $120 million. The average estimate of seven analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $1.12 per share. Sigma-Aldrich shares have risen almost 2 percent since the beginning of the year, while the Standard& Poor's 500 index has climbed slightly more than 2...

  • July 30- U.S. stock index futures were little changed on Thursday ahead of second-quarter gross domestic product numbers that will give clues regarding the health of the economy even as the Fed left the door open for a possible interest rate hike in September. The S&P 500 has bounced about 2 percent higher in the past two days following a near-3 percent drop over...

  • FINDLAY, Ohio _ Marathon Petroleum Corp. on Thursday reported second-quarter net income of $826 million. The average estimate of nine analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $1.78 per share. Marathon Petroleum shares have climbed 24 percent since the beginning of the year, while the Standard& Poor's 500 index has climbed slightly...

  • YORK, Pa. _ Dentsply International Inc. on Thursday reported second-quarter earnings of $44.1 million. Dentsply expects full-year earnings to be $2.50 to $2.60 per share. Dentsply shares have increased nearly 1 percent since the beginning of the year, while the Standard& Poor's 500 index has climbed slightly more than 2 percent.

  • *ABN AMRO cuts 2016 crude price forecasts. Benchmark Brent crude was up 80 cents a barrel at $54.18 by 1025 GMT, after settling 8 cents higher in the previous session. U.S. crude rose 30 cents to $49.09, after ending the previous session up 81 cents, or 1.7 percent.

  • NEW BRITAIN, Conn. _ Stanley Black& Decker Inc. on Thursday reported second-quarter net income of $227.2 million. Stanley Black& Decker expects full-year earnings to be $5.65 to $5.85 per share. Stanley Black& Decker shares have increased 13 percent since the beginning of the year, while the Standard& Poor's 500 index has climbed slightly more than 2 percent.