List/Grid Monthly Archives: July 2015

How Royal Caribbean benefited from dollar moves — a change of pace

How Royal Caribbean benefited from dollar moves — a change of pace

Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. said something Friday that very few companies have said all year: that it actually benefited from the dollar’s movement in the latest quarter. The cruise-ship operator… Read more »

‘Shark Week’ pushes Discovery Channel to its best month ever

‘Shark Week’ pushes Discovery Channel to its best month ever

Whether it’s “Jaws,” “Sharknado” or Katy Perry’s Left Shark after the Super Bowl XLIX halftime show, people can’t seem to get enough of the giant fish. Discovery Channel’s wildly successful… Read more »

Movers & Shakers: Exxon, Chevron slump on results; Expedia jumps as earnings soar

Movers & Shakers: Exxon, Chevron slump on results; Expedia jumps as earnings soar

Exxon Mobil Corp. and Chevron Corp. were notable decliners on the heels of disappointing quarterly financial performances. Weak energy results have been blamed for dragging on S&P 500 corporate earnings…. Read more »

Project Syndicate: Why we should support the profit-sharing economy

Project Syndicate: Why we should support the profit-sharing economy

Volkswagen is encouraging workers at its plant in Chattanooga, Tenn., to participate in how the plant is operated. BERKELEY, Calif. (Project Syndicate) — Over the last 35 years, real wages… Read more »

Market Snapshot: U.S. stocks held back by energy sector

Market Snapshot: U.S. stocks held back by energy sector

Earnings from energy giants Exxon Mobil and Chevron disappoint investors. U.S. stocks switched between small gains and losses Friday, held in check by disappointing earnings from energy giants Exxon Mobil… Read more »

July’s Treasury rally was fueled by market turbulence

July’s Treasury rally was fueled by market turbulence

July was a rough month for markets. Commodity prices plunged. China, the world’s second-largest economy, endured a violent stock-market crash. Greece appeared on the cusp of exiting the eurozone —… Read more »

Precious metals funds worldwide bleed $1.2 billion, most since December '13: BofA

Precious metals funds worldwide bleed $1.2 billion, most since December '13: BofA

Gold bars can be seen at an exhibition of the Rothschild collection in Madrid, Spain, June 5, 2015. Reuters/Andrea Comas NEW YORK Investors worldwide pulled $1.2 billion out of precious… Read more »

Mark Zuckerberg uses Facebook to announce baby on the way

Mark Zuckerberg uses Facebook to announce baby on the way

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg shared a picture of himself and his pregnant wife, Priscilla Chan, with a post about their impending child Friday. Facebook FB, -0.37%  Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg… Read more »

Europe Markets: European stocks finish with best month in five

Europe Markets: European stocks finish with best month in five

European stock indexes notched gains Friday, while the euro rose after the release of inflation figures for the eurozone that may help the European Central Bank chart its next move…. Read more »

Slide Show: The 10 best states to grow old in

Slide Show: The 10 best states to grow old in

The number of Americans 65 and older grew from 35 million in 2000 to 41.4 million in 2011 and is estimated to be at 44.7 million for 2013. This trend… Read more »

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