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Stocks get a lift from earnings reports; Berkshire and Tyson rise

August 6, 2018 |

U.S. stocks edged up Monday morning, with companies including Tyson Foods and Berkshire Hathaway rising after their second-quarter reports. Overseas markets are having a sluggish start to the week.

KEEPING SCORE: The Standard & Poor’s 500 index rose 1 point, to 2,841 as of 10 a.m. EDT. The benchmark…


L.A. Times – Business

Microsoft’s Revenue Gets Lift From Cloud

July 20, 2018 |

The software giant said it topped $ 100 billion in annual revenue for the first time. Revenue from server products and cloud services rose 26% in the fiscal fourth quarter.
WSJ.com: US Business

Tourists Tried to Lift ‘Souvenir’ Bricks From Auschwitz

July 17, 2018 |

Two Hungarians have been convicted of trying to steal bricks during a tour of the Auschwitz death camp in Poland. Per USA Today , the tourists told authorities they wanted to take the bricks home as souvenirs. Polish police reportedly said that officials were alerted to the pair’s misdeeds when they…
Newser

Russia Says It Will Support OPEC Plan to Lift Crude Supply

June 24, 2018 |

Russia threw its support behind Saudi Arabia’s plan to ramp up global oil production in the face of higher prices, after more than a year of holding back output in coordination with OPEC.
WSJ.com: What’s News Asia

Fed nominees slam Wells Fargo for consumer abuses and indicate bank’s growth cap will be tough to lift

May 16, 2018 |

Two Federal Reserve nominees on Tuesday slammed Wells Fargo & Co., for its consumer abuses and indicated that they would have to see significant improvements before voting to lift a cap on the San Francisco bank’s growth.

“Just based upon the news accounts, which of course is all I have to go on,…


L.A. Times – Business

TMZ

Kanye West Releases New Track ‘Lift Yourself’

April 28, 2018 |

Kanye West’s new track is out, and the lyrics include lines like “poopity scoop,” “scoobity doop” and more “scoopity woops.” Kanye tweeted a link to his site Friday, which shows the song is labeled “Lift Yourself Master.” Like a lot of things the…

TMZ.com

10-year Treasury bond yield hits 3% milestone, and earnings reports lift stocks

April 24, 2018 |

U.S. stocks are higher Tuesday morning as investors applaud strong first-quarter results from companies including machinery maker Caterpillar, appliance maker Whirlpool and Fifth Third Bancorp. Smaller companies made big gains, an optimistic sign for the U.S. economy. Bond yields continue to rise…


L.A. Times – Business

Didi Ties Up With SoftBank to Give a Lift to Japanese Taxi Companies

February 10, 2018 |

Chinese ride-hailing giant Didi Chuxing is teaming up with SoftBank Group Corp. to help Japan’s taxi industry deploy cars more efficiently, in a move likely to stymie the ambitions of Uber in the country.
WSJ.com: What’s News Asia

NJ Prisons Lift Ban on Incarceration Book

January 9, 2018 |

New Jersey corrections officials, challenged by a civil rights group, announced Monday that a best-selling book on mass incarceration and racial discrimination that had been banned at two state prisons would now be available to inmates at all state correctional facilities. The state chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union…
Newser

Injuries as Ski Lift Malfunctions on Resort’s Opening Day

December 17, 2017 |

A ski lift malfunction on opening day at a Pennsylvania ski resort stranded dozens of people and left five with minor injuries, the AP reports. Around 10am Saturday, a chair carrying skiers and snowboarders slipped along the haul rope and slid backward into another chair, officials with Tussey Mountain ski…
Newser