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- Twitter is profitable again in 1st quarter, grows overseas April 25, 2018SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Twitter is reporting its second profitable quarter with very strong profit and revenue numbers, sending shares up sharply in premarket trading.The Associated Press
- Comcast challenges Murdoch with rival bid for UK-based Sky April 25, 2018LONDON (AP) — U.S. media conglomerate Comcast has made a 22 billion pound ($30 billion) bid for London-based pay TV operator Sky in move that threatens a rival bid by Rupert Murdoch.The Associated Press
- China says it welcomes visit by US officials amid trade spat April 25, 2018BEIJING (AP) — China's foreign ministry said Wednesday that it welcomes a planned visit by U.S. Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin to Beijing next week amid trade tensions between the world's two largest economies.The Associated Press
- EPA security chief also worked for owner of tabloid company April 25, 2018WASHINGTON (AP) — The security chief for the head of the Environmental Protection Agency worked on the side as a private investigator for the owner of a tabloid news company with close ties to President Donald Trump.The Associated Press
- Cambridge Analytica fights back on data scandal April 24, 2018LONDON (AP) — Cambridge Analytica unleashed its counterattack against claims that it misused data from millions of Facebook accounts, saying Tuesday it is the victim of misunderstandings and inaccurate reporting that portrays the company as the evil villain in a James Bond movie.The Associated Press
- The 10-year Treasury yield has hit the 3% level — here’s what that means April 25, 2018The 10-year U.S. Treasury yield has broken through 3 percent raising questions about the future of the global economy.
- Bitcoin jumps 7% amid massive market sell-off April 24, 2018Bitcoin rose to its highest level in more than a month as the broader financial markets sold off Tuesday.
- After-hours buzz: TXN, WYNN, EW & more April 24, 2018See which stocks are posting big moves after the bell.
- Treasury Secretary Mnuchin to visit China in 'a few days,' Trump says April 24, 2018U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin is headed to China in "a few days" to negotiate on trade, President Donald Trump said Tuesday.
- The only way to buy property in Shanghai these days is to win the lottery April 24, 2018Developers in Shanghai are resorting to lotteries as buyers outnumber the homes for sale, South China Morning Post reports.
- Rolls-Royce, Airbus to collaborate on new UltraFan engine April 25, 2018LONDON (Reuters) - Rolls-Royce and Airbus have signed a deal to collaborate on development of the UltraFan, a new engine that is intended to 25 percent more fuel efficient than the earliest version of the Trent engine, the British company said on Wednesday.
- Twitter beats estimates as growth moves overseas; shares jump April 25, 2018(Reuters) - Twitter Inc reported its second profitable quarter on Wednesday and topped Wall Street estimates for revenue and monthly active users, as advertisers in Asia and other markets outside the United States embraced Twitter's video ads.
- Porsche appeals against seizure of files in emissions raid April 25, 2018BERLIN (Reuters) - Porsche has appealed against the seizure of files by prosecutors during a raid last week on the sports car brand's premises related to inquiries into emissions manipulations, prosecutors said.
- Shire bid marks Takeda's latest - and biggest - push for global status April 25, 2018TOKYO (Reuters) - Takeda Pharmaceutical Co Ltd's $64 billion bid for London-listed rare disease specialist Shire Plc bolsters its credentials as Japan's most outward facing drugs firm, a mould-breaking image that has been more than a decade in the making.
- World stocks move toward longest losing streak of the year April 25, 2018LONDON (Reuters) - World shares were on their longest losing streak of the year on Wednesday, as a rise in U.S. bond yields above 3 percent and warnings from top global firms about rising costs fed fears a boom in earnings may have peaked.
- Free pretzels! Get twisted freebies Thursday for National Pretzel Day April 25, 2018Why 'knot' get excited about National Pretzel Day? Get twisted freebies and save some dough April 26 at Auntie Anne's, Wetzel's Pretzels, Pretzelmaker and more.
- Exclusive: Social Security checks are lower than many Americans expect, survey finds April 25, 2018A lack of planning and knowledge leave many Social Security recipients with smaller checks in retirement.
- Powell Q&A: I'm drowning in debt and 63 years old. Should I file for bankruptcy? April 25, 2018Although filing bankruptcy can be beneficial to some, it is not the financial remedy for everyone. Whether or not to file is very personal and individual and should not be done without property due diligence.
- How do companies get added to (removed from) Dow Jones industrial average? Ask a Fool April 25, 2018The Dow components are chosen by S&P Dow Jones Indices, and there are no specific rules for inclusion. Generally speaking, components of the Dow should be large and respected companies.
- What Facebook is doing when it looks at your Facebook Messenger photos April 25, 2018Facebook itself automatically scans links and attached photos on its chat system for malware and child sexual abuse.