Earnings are better than expected; the company sees growing demand. CSX sees good freight volume.
The phone has great features, but the antenna is badly designed and needs a fix. Apple shares slip.
Alcoa kicks off earnings season after Monday's close. The coming week will include reports from Intel, JPMorgan Chase, General Electric and Google.
The oil producer says it will not pay any money on the Gulf spill cleanup. BP caused the spill and should be pay all the expenses, the company says.
Late buying pushes the Dow up 59 points. Google will get a license renewal in China. Best Buy and chip stocks are downgraded. Earnings season starts Monday with Alcoa.
Private employment isn't growing. The average workweek and weekly wages are slipping.
The Financial Times says Immelt worries about Chinese protectionism and Obama's anti-business mentality. GE says he was misquoted. You decide.
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