Business
Blame It on the World Cup
The World Cup's cheers of victory and cries of defeat were echoed by executives as they examined second-quarter results. Companies selling TVs, sports drinks and snacks scored, but makers of washing machines lost out.
07/31/2014 05:55:01pm
For Coke in U.S., No Opportunity Too Small
Coca-Cola can no longer lean on its foreign markets for reliable growth, which means it must turn around its U.S. business. That won't be easy, as Americans are drinking less soda.
07/31/2014 02:48:29pm
U.S. Oil Exports Set Sail After Long Wait
A tanker of oil from Texas has set sail for South Korea, the first unrestricted sale of unrefined American oil since the 1970s.
07/31/2014 05:26:29pm
Surprise Bidder Enters Battle for T-Mobile US
The slow-moving mating dance between Sprint and T-Mobile US got a jolt when France's Iliad made a buyout offer of its own for T-Mobile US, setting up a clash between two of the global telecom industry's brashest titans.
07/31/2014 07:36:29pm
Alibaba Invests $120 Million in Mobile Gaming Firm
Alibaba Group Holding is backing another California startup, announcing a $120 million strategic investment in gaming company Kabam Inc. and a partnership to publish and distribute its free-to-play mobile games.
07/31/2014 07:27:13pm
America's Business Puzzle: Record Debt and Record Cash
U.S. companies have never had so much debt and so much cash. But there is a reason for that?low interest rates and U.S. tax policy.
07/31/2014 06:30:09pm
Energy Firms Get Tax Deferrals
The U.S. energy boom is producing a little-noticed side effect: American oil and gas companies are paying less in federal income taxes, thanks to investment incentives that allow for billions of dollars in tax deferrals.
07/31/2014 07:42:56pm
McKesson Profit Falls, Despite Celesio Help
McKesson Corp. said its fiscal first-quarter earnings fell 5% despite the drug wholesaler's strong revenue growth.
07/31/2014 08:20:13am
Exxon Profit Jumps 28%, But Production Declines
Exxon shares fell nearly 3% after reporting higher second quarter profit on oil-pricing despite pumping oil and gas at its lowest rate in almost five years.
07/31/2014 02:34:57pm
Tesla Loss Widens on Spending for Next Model
Electric car maker Tesla Motors said its second-quarter loss doubled to $62 million on higher spending for overhead and R&D even as deliveries of its Model S sedan hit a new high.
07/31/2014 07:40:46pm
 
The 11th Hour - Guests & Topics - July 28th - August 1st 2014
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Dial N Deal - Friday July 25th 2014
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The 11th Hour - Guests & Topics - July 21st-25th 2014
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