Saturday, October 25, 2014
by Clip Syndicate
General Motors persuaded a federal appeals court to uphold the dismissal of a $3 billion lawsuit in which Spyker NV accused it of derailing a plan to sell the Swedish automaker Saab to a Chinese company. Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati on Friday said Spyker failed to show GM intentionally interfered with the Dutch company's eff   [READ MORE]
Dow Movers: CVX, PG
by Clip Syndicate
In early trading on Friday, shares of Procter & Gamble (PG) topped the list of the day's best performing Dow Jones Industrial Average components, trading up 2.9%. Year to date, Procter & Gamble registers a 5.2% gain.   [READ MORE]
An industry report showed on Thursday, the U.S. manufacturing sector slowed in October to its lowest rate of growth since July, while a gauge of new orders hit its lowest level since January. Financial data firm Markit said its preliminary or "flash" U.S. Manufacturing Purchasing Managers Index fell to 56.2 from September's final reading of 57.5. The new orders subindex dropped to its lowest level since January, falling to 57.1 from a final reading of 59.8 in September. Output fell to 58.0, the lowest since March, from 59.6 in September.

Microsoft is slated to disclose Thursday after market closes the company’s financial results for its fiscal first quarter ended Sept. 30. Here’s what to keep an eye on: Microsoft is expected to post earnings of 50 cents a share, according to the average of analyst estimates gathered by Reuters. A year earlier, Microsoft posted earnings of 62 cents a share.   [READ MORE]
Smart Advice for Your Business Website
by Nicole Altavilla for America's Backbone Weekly
Discover what information is essential, but often forgotten, when it comes to small-business websites.   [READ MORE]
Tools That Help Monitor Your Business Performance
by Jaimy Ford for America's Backbone Weekly
Innovative software to improve how you measure employee output   [READ MORE]
AT&T Inc said on Wednesday its quarterly revenue rose but by less than wall street anticipated as a wave of subscribers signed up for equipment financing plans that charge lower service fees. AT&T shares fell 0.9 percent to $33.75 after closing at $34.50 on the New York Stock Exchange. AT&T added 2 million new wireless customers and 785,000 contract subscribers in the quarter. According to Thomson Reuters, 2 U.S.   [READ MORE]

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