Monthly Archives: April 2016

Northrop Grumman beats profit estimates, raises forecast

(Reuters) - Northrop Grumman Corp , the maker of Global Hawk surveillance planes, reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit, helped by increased demand for its fighter jets.

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Crafting an Online Strategy, Part 4: Homegrown Marketing

As a maker in an e-commerce world, you have to get the word out about what you're creating. Whether you're crafting candles or jewelry, marketing leads to sales. It's one thing to set up a booth at a craft fair and meet customers face to face, but it's another thing entirely to market online. Becoming comfortable with digital marketing techniques needs to be one of your primary priorities.

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United Tech sees sales uptick in China; posts profit beat

NEW YORK (Reuters) - United Technologies Corp saw an uptick in equipment orders in China in the first quarter, Chief Executive Greg Hayes said in an interview on Wednesday, as the company posted results that beat analyst estimates.

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Carlyle first-quarter earnings beat forecasts

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Private equity firm Carlyle Group LP posted better-than-expected first-quarter earnings on Wednesday as gains in its buyout and real estate investments offset losses in other areas including the energy market.

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Comcast tops estimates, posts video subscriber gains

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Comcast Corp on Wednesday posted better-than-expected results, bolstered by the biggest first-quarter gain in pay-TV customers in nine years and growth in its business services, high-speed Internet and entertainment units.

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General Dynamics revenue falls 1 percent

(Reuters) - General Dynamics Corp , maker of Gulfstream jets, tanks and U.S. Navy ships, reported a nearly 1 percent decline in quarterly revenue, hurt by lower aircraft sales.

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Boeing’s profit hit by tanker charge; outlook unchanged

(Reuters) - Boeing Co announced a surprise $156 million charge for its KC-46 aerial refueling tanker on Wednesday, pushing first-quarter profit down 9 percent amid concern about costs of the U.S. Air Force program.

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Hilton’s quarterly profit more than doubles

(Reuters) - Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc , the owner of the Waldorf Astoria hotel chain, reported a quarterly profit that more than doubled, helped by tax benefits and higher room rates.

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Apple upbeat on iPhone SE demand but some Asian retailers, suppliers less cheery

HONG KONG (Reuters) - After announcing its first-ever drop in iPhone sales on Tuesday, Apple Inc sought to reassure investors by saying its latest and cheapest model was in strong demand after being launched in late March. Some retailers and suppliers ...

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