Companies

Amazon shares tumble on disappointing earnings

by AAP
Online giant widens quarterly loss after a series of costly product launches.

P&G posts 34% fall in Q3 profit

Group to exit Duracell battery business after heavy writedown.

UPS profit lifts in Q3

Packaging and delivery service eyes e-commerce surge in the holiday period.

Ford Motor's profit falls in Q3

Car maker hit by European losses, lower North American production.

Ericsson's Q3 revenue beats expectations

North American uncertainty weighs on quarterly earnings.

Delta Electricity assets sale set to be extended

The $850m sales process for two NSW power generators extends into 2015.

Tesla's Australian entrance rattles motor industry

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Electric car manufacturer Tesla is heading Down Under but its direct-to-consumer model has the local motor industry, including peak industry group VACC, worried.

Telstra-NBN deal a Christmas gift for the Coalition

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With NBN Co making steady progress in its quest to get a million or so premises ready to be connected to the NBN by the end of fiscal 2015, chief executive Bill Morrow has some good news on the $11.2 billion renegotiation with Telstra.

Silicon Valley tech giants: real innovators or spoilt rich kids?

Innovation on a whim is founded on the myth of special people with a magic touch. Silicon Valley just might be where radical ideas end up, rather than where they come from.

Amazon posts heavy Q3 loss

Intense investment sees online retail giant post quarterly loss of $US427m.

DataRoom AM: TPG's grand plans

TPG Capital is thinking big with a reported play for UGL, while the sale of GE Capital’s consumer lending arm may soon attract more smaller parties.

Caterpillar profit lifts in Q3

Group's result boosted by restructuring, cost controls.

General Motors posts fall in Q3 profit

Result beats analyst expectations as North American sales rebound.

Anglo American boosts iron ore output

Production lifts sharply in Q3 as mining giant races to grab market share.

Nokia swings to Q3 profit

by AP
Group boosted by sale of ailing mobile phone unit.

Daniel Loeb dumps Sony stake

by AP
US billionaire abandons efforts to get Sony to spin off part of its business.

Unilever posts fall in Q3 profit

by AFP
Dutch food and cosmetics giant hit by lower sales in China.

Credit Suisse more than doubles Q3 profit

Swiss bank reaps the benefits of wealth management streamlining, debt-trading revenue grows.

Tesco chair resigns over profits fiasco

by AFP
Investigation reveals larger accounting errors than previously thought.

Global growth too slow: GE chief

General Electric chief predicts period of low global growth, but says the world’s "OK".

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