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  • April 25- T-Mobile US Inc beat Wall Street's first-quarter estimates for revenue and profit on Thursday, as it added more than expected net new phone subscribers who pay a monthly bill due to its competitively-priced wireless plans. Shares of the Bellevue, Washington- based operator rose about 1 percent to $73.45 after hours. The company's net income rose to...

  • DETROIT, April 25- Ford Motor Co on Thursday posted a better-than-expected first-quarter as pickup truck sales remained strong in its core U.S. market and the company expressed greater confidence in its forecast that 2019 would bring better results than last year. Ford posted a quarterly net profit of $1.15 billion or 29 cents per share, down 34 percent from...

  • April 25- U.S. refiner Citgo, a subsidiary of Venezuelan state-owned oil company PDVSA, said in a statement that a March debt deal was "carried out in compliance with all applicable U.S. laws" after Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro called it "illegal." In its statement, Citgo- now controlled by a board named by opposition leader Juan Guaido- said a $1.2 billion term...

  • DETROIT, April 25- Ford Motor Co on Thursday posted lower profit for the first quarter but beat analyst estimates as pickup truck sales remained strong in its core U.S. market. The No. 2 U.S. automaker posted a quarterly net profit of $1.15 billion, or 29 cents per share, down 34 percent from $1.74 billion, or 43 cents per share, a year earlier. Excluding one-time items,...

  • April 25- Mattel Inc beat Wall Street estimates for quarterly revenue on Thursday, as the company sold more Barbie dolls and saw healthy demand for toys based on the " Jurassic World" and "Toy Story" franchises in the United States. A makeover of Mattel's 60- year-old Barbie brand with new skin tones and professions and a focus on toys based on big Hollywood...

  • LOS ANGELES, April 25- Grubhub Inc's first-quarter net income tumbled 78 percent after it ramped up spending to attract and retain restaurant partners and delivery customers. GrubHub, which is battling startups ranging from DoorDash and Uber Eats to Amazon.com Inc's Amazon Restaurants, has swept up more than a half-dozen companies since its April 2014...

  • April 25- Starbucks Corp beat Wall Street estimates for quarterly sales at established cafes on Thursday, as higher prices and customer orders powered a strong growth in the United States, its largest market. The world's biggest coffee chain said sales at cafes open at least 13 months in its Americas unit rose 4 percent in the second quarter ended March 31,...

  • April 25- T-Mobile US Inc on Thursday beat Wall Street's first-quarter estimates for net new phone subscribers who pay a monthly bill, aided by its competitively-priced wireless plans aimed at fending off its bigger rivals. The third-largest U.S. mobile carrier said it added a net 656,000 phone subscribers in the first quarter, compared with 617,000...

  • Net sales rose 17 percent to $59.70 billion, beating analysts' average estimate of $59.65 billion. The company forecast net sales of between $59.5 billion and $63.5 billion for the second quarter. Amazon's net income rose to $3.56 billion, or $7.09 per share, in the first quarter ended March 31, from $1.63 billion, or $3.27 per share.

  • NEW YORK, April 25- The S&P 500 ended Thursday's session slightly lower as a dive in industrials stocks and concerns about slowing global growth overshadowed gains in Facebook Inc and Microsoft Corp..

  • DEUTSCHE BANK CEO SAYS AFTER WE HAVE CUT COSTS AND INCREASED PROFITABILITY, WE CAN THEN PARTICIPATE IN EUROPEAN BANKING CONSOLIDATION- ZDF.

  • The Dallas- based carrier said it lost more than $200 million in revenue during the first quarter after canceling more than 10,000 flights because of the worldwide MAX grounding, partial U.S. government shutdown, winter storms and maintenance disruptions. The timeline and eventual cost of getting the MAX back into service is a "prominent wild card" for...

  • NEW YORK, April 25- Afternoon trade saw Treasury yields rise ahead of Friday's U.S. gross domestic product report, which is expected to show growth of 2% in the first quarter, a strong outcome after a volatile start to the year in financial markets. So the growth outlook is a bit better and that has caused yields to move up from the beginning of the year and that...

  • NEW YORK, April 25- The dollar climbed to a near two-year high against the euro on Thursday, as upbeat U.S. data fed demand for the greenback and traders awaited the release on Friday of U.S. gross domestic product data for the first quarter of 2019.. The euro fell 0.18% to $1.1132, its lowest since May 2017. "Overall, the dollar is benefiting from strong domestic data,...

  • *Brent crude surges past $75 barrel, then settles lower. NEW YORK, April 25- The dollar rose to almost a two-year high against the euro on Thursday on an upbeat U.S. capital goods report, while world equities slid as weak economic data from South Korea and a profit warning from 3 M Co renewed concerns about global growth. "The dollar is benefiting from strong domestic...

  • STOCKHOLM/ COPENHAGEN, April 25- Airline SAS said on Thursday it will cancel 205 flights from midnight until noon Friday as a precautionary measure in case of a threatened pilots' strike. Swedish, Danish and Norwegian pilot unions earlier this month called a strike if there was no agreement on wages and other terms after an earlier round of talks broke down...

  • April 25- Morgan Stanley will pay $150 million to settle charges it misled two large California public pension funds about the risks of mortgage-backed securities they bought in the years leading up to the 2008 global financial crisis. The settlement announced on Thursday by California Attorney General Xavier Becerra resolves an April 2016 lawsuit filed...

  • *Microsoft hits $1 trillion market cap after results. NEW YORK, April 25- The S&P 500 was clinging to a small gain on Thursday as concerns about slowing global growth and a dive in industrials stocks overshadowed gains in Facebook and Microsoft. We're going to continue to see fluctuations because we're likely to continue to see mixed messages, "said Kristina...

  • April 25- The United States on Thursday added China's third-largest e-commerce platform to its list of "notorious markets" for violations of intellectual property rights and kept China on its priority watch list for piracy and counterfeiting concerns. It also kept Alibaba Group's taobao.com, China's largest e-commerce platform, on the list.

  • NEW YORK/ LONDON, April 25- Robusta coffee futures on ICE fell to a more than three-year low on Thursday as the market pulled into line with weak arabica coffee prices, while raw sugar declined despite bullish production data from Brazil. *July robusta coffee settled down $1, or 0.07 percent, at $1,390 per tonne, after dipping to a low of $1,369, the weakest for the...