HSBC profits plunge hits Hang Seng Index

A damaging earnings report from Europe's largest bank HSBC, also damaging performance in Hong Kong's benchmark index on Tuesday (February 24). HSBC is one of the most heavily weighted stocks in the Feb 24, 2015

BHP Billiton posts tumbling profits

Falling commodity prices hit the bottom line for the world's largest miner. Australia's BHP Billiton reporting a more than 30 percent slide in underlying half-year profits. Prices of BHP's core Feb 24, 2015

Nasdaq on nine-session win streak

The Nasdaq was the star of the day extending its winning streak to nine sessions, the longest run since 2010. But, overall stocks were mostly lower... the Dow and S&P 500 easing off recent record Feb 24, 2015

High noon for farmers and landlords

REFEED TO CORRECT TYPO IN HEADLINE- TO FALLING GRAIN PRICES, FROM CALLING GRAIN PRICES American farmers are getting a pay cut this year. Farm income, which peaked at $129 billion in 2013, could Feb 24, 2015

High noon for farmers and landlords

American farmers are getting a pay cut this year. Farm income, which peaked at $129 billion in 2013, could slide by almost a third this year to $74 billion. Grain prices have been plunging, hitting Feb 24, 2015

High noon for farmers and landlords

American farmers are getting a pay cut this year. Farm income, which peaked at $129 billion in 2013, could slide by almost a third this year to $74 billion. Grain prices have been plunging, hitting Feb 24, 2015

Burberry goes live online

Britain's Burberry brings London Fashion Week even closer to home. For the first time its catwalk show has been broadcast live to the world via the internet. CEO Christopher Bailey wants Burberry's Feb 24, 2015

Will Greek reform plan secure lifeline?

It's a public holiday in Greece to mark Orthodox Lent. But there's little appetite for celebration after the country's run-in with its lenders. Over the weekend the new Prime Minister was putting a Feb 23, 2015

German business morale edges up

It may only be a small increase but improved business morale suggests Germany is starting 2015 on a strong footing. Ifo's business climate index hit 106.8 in February - behind some forecasts but Feb 23, 2015

Ergen returns as CEO of Dish

Charlie Ergen is coming back to the driver's seat at Dish Network. The 61-year-old billionaire chairman who co-founded the satellite pay-TV operator will replace 65-year-old Joe Clayton as CEO next Feb 23, 2015

How many times can HSBC say sorry?

Can it get any worse for HSBC? On this evidence probably not. Europe's biggest bank reporting a 17 percent drop in annual profit as a tax evasion scandal at its private banking business in Feb 23, 2015
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