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BskyB-042115.jpg European pay-TV group Sky Plc reported Tuesday a 20 percent increase in operating profit for the nine months ended March 31, and revenues also improved five percent from last year, reflecting strong new customer additions amid customer demand and loyalty across the group.

Associated-British-Foods-042115.jpg Associated British Foods Plc. (ASBFY.PK, ABF.L) Tuesday reported a sharp decline in the first-half profit from last year, as food commodity price deflation, particularly in sugar, hurt revenues.

ARM-Holdings-042115.jpg Chipmaker ARM Holdings plc reported Tuesday a profit for the first quarter that grew from last year, on higher shipment of chips, improved operating margins and revenue growth in both licensing and royalty segments. Looking ahead, the company said it expects Group dollar revenues for the second quarter and full-year 2015 to be in line with market expectations.

IBM-042115.jpg Here is a quick summary of the earnings reported after the bell on April 20. All these stocks listed below and many more have been researched already, and a few stocks have been short-listed as potential gainers. Click here to find...

SAP-042115.jpg German business software maker SAP AG (SAP) Tuesday reported a decline in the first-quarter net profit from last year, while non-IFRS profit was higher. Revenue climbed 22 percent with the company's Cloud subscriptions and support business showing significant growth. The results were aided by a cheaper euro.

Credit-Suisse-042115.jpg Swiss lender Credit Suisse Group reported Tuesday a profit for the first quarter that grew 23 percent from last year, reflecting mainly improved performance in its investment banking division, and the continued focus on cost savings. Results were also aided by strong performance in wealth management clients amid improved margins and profits.

stockmarket-121814_21Apr15.jpg European stocks are seen opening on a subdued note on Tuesday amid clear indications that the Eurogroup meeting in Riga on April 24 will not yield a solution. With EU and ECB officials now openly discussing the ramifications and consequences of a Greek default, a breakthrough at the April 24 meeting...

realpossibilities-042015.jpg Mifflin West, a neighborhood in Madison, Wisconsin, has topped the list of top 10 "Most Livable Neighborhoods" in the U.S., according to a new survey from the American Association of Retired Persons. Surprisingly, popular states for retirees such as Florida and Arizona had cities way down on the list,...

ibm-042015.jpg International Business Machines Corp. said Monday after the markets closed that its first quarter profit fell 2.4% from last year, as improved margins could not offset a 12% decrease in revenue. However, the company's quarterly earnings per share, excluding items, came in above analysts' expectations, but its quarterly revenue fell short of analysts' forecast.

wallstreet-011215_20Apr15.jpg Following the sell-off seen in the previous session, stocks showed a strong move back to the upside during trading on Monday. With the gains, the major averages nearly offset last Friday's losses, although they remain below their recent highs.

Oil-051612_20Apr15.jpg U.S. crude oil ended higher Monday, after China moved to prop up its economy and with stockpiles at Cushing delivery point dwindling. Nonetheless, gains were trimmed as Saudi Arabia again refrained from curbing production despite massive global stockpiles. News reports said inventories at Cushing...

img2-042015.jpg Senator Joe Manchin, D-W.V., announced Sunday he plans to stay in the Senate rather than run for Governor of West Virginia next year. In a statement, Manchin said he has seen signs of progress toward a greater sense of bipartisanship and an end to the gridlock in Congress.

kraft-042015.jpg Kraft Foods Group, Inc. (KRFT) said Monday that Original Kraft Macaroni & Cheese in the U.S. will be made without artificial preservatives or synthetic colors, starting in January 2016. The Northfield, Illinois-based company also said it will remove synthetic colors from its Kraft Dinner products...

Goldbars022513_20Apr15.jpg Gold futures ended lower Monday, as investors weighed China's move to provide an unexpected stimulus and on continued uncertainties over Greece's financial health. Markets were also focused on the Federal Reserve meet coming up next week, for hints over its plans for a interest rate hike. The Fed...

JapanbulletTrain-042015.jpg A Japanese bullet train reached a speed of 366 miles per hour during a test run, breaching the previous speed record of 361 mph set in 2003. According to a report in the Wall Street Journal, Central Japan Railway Co.'s magnetic levitation bullet train reached 366 miles per hour during a test run conduced...

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