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Thursday, Jul 28, 2016

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Lloyds cuts 3,000 jobs as Brexit fears take shape

Lloyds Banking Group says it is cutting 3,000 more jobs and closing an additional 200 branches as it adjusts to changing consumer behavior and the uncertainty created by Britain's decision to leave the European Union
Updated: 4 hours ago

Shell sees Q2 earnings fall 72 percent amid oil drop

Royal Dutch Shell says earnings for the 2nd quarter fell 72 percent as low oil prices challenge the business
Updated: 4 hours ago
VW sees second quarter profit halved after emissions scandal

VW sees second quarter profit halved after emissions scandal

Volkswagen says second-quarter profits by more than half compared to the same period last year before the company was hit by the emissions cheating scandal
Updated: 4 hours ago
SoftBank profit up 19 pct as Japan sales offset Sprint loss

SoftBank profit up 19 pct as Japan sales offset Sprint loss

SoftBank Group Corp., the Japanese technology company that owns U.S. wireless carrier Sprint Corp., is reporting a fiscal first quarter profit of 254.2 billion yen ($2.4 billion), up 19 percent from the same period last year
Updated: 5 hours ago

Credit Suisse turns 2Q profit, down sharply from a year ago

Credit Suisse says second-quarter net profit plunged 84 percent as the Swiss bank pressed on with a restructuring and revaluation of its investment banking portfolio
Updated: 7 hours ago
Regulators propose huge overhaul of debt collection industry

Regulators propose huge overhaul of debt collection industry

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has proposed a massive overhaul of the multibillion dollar debt-collection industry
Updated: 8 hours ago
To reverse damage of sitting, take a brisk, hour-long walk

To reverse damage of sitting, take a brisk, hour-long walk

If you spend all day sitting, then you might want to schedule some time for a brisk walk _ just make sure you can spare at least an hour
Updated: 10 hours ago

Samsung's profit surges to 2-year high on Galaxy phone sales

Samsung Electronics Co. reported Thursday forecast-beating earnings results that were the best in two years as consumers snapped up its Galaxy smartphones in signs of a revival in its mobile phone business
Updated: 12 hours ago
Whole Foods' sales fall again as competitors draw customers

Whole Foods' sales fall again as competitors draw customers

Whole Foods says quarterly sales at established locations declined again as it fights to distinguish itself from competitors that are also offering organic and natural foods
Published: 07/27/16
Cities turn to local action to block oil trains

Cities turn to local action to block oil trains

City leaders in Spokane, Washington, have decided to ask voters in November whether the city should prohibit rail shipments of crude oil and coal
Published: 07/27/16