Posts Tagged ‘Outlook’

German business confidence fell in September

German business confidence for September surprisingly fell, its fifth straight month of decline, as the sovereign debt crisis in Europe continue to dampen economic outlook in the region. Article © AHN – All Rights Reserved Economy, Business And Finance Stories

Small business optimism improved in August

A closely followed index released on Tuesday shows that small business optimism increased in August as more owners see better outlook for the economy and profitability as well as increased probability of hiring more workers. Article © AHN – All Rights Reserved Economy, Business And Finance Stories

Chinese Industrial Profits Rise 25.3% as Europe Dims Outlook

Chinese industrial companies’ profits rose 25.3 percent from a year earlier in the first 10 months of 2011 even as Europe’s sovereign-debt crisis dims the outlook for demand and growth. View full post on Finance Stories

Asian shares drop on renewed Europe concerns

Markets fall as exporters and resource stocks lose ground on renewed concerns about Europe’s debt crisis and the global economic outlook View full post on UK Business Stories

Business outlook turns gloomy

Canadian firms have grown pessimistic about their sales prospects for the upcoming year, a Bank of Canada survey says. View full post on Canada Business Stories

U.S. stocks tumble on recession news

Diane Alter – AHN News Reporter New York, NY, United States (AHN) – Stocks on Thursday fell more than 400 points on continued global economic worries and a gloomy outlook from the Fed. Investors reacted to the ongoing financial worldwide woes and raced to dump stocks. At 2 p.m. EST, the Dow was down 457.88, […]

U.S. slapped with Standard & Poor’s rating downgrade

Tejinder Singh – AHN News Correspondent Washington, D.C., United States (AHN) – Standard & Poor’s on Friday downgraded the U.S. government”s “AAA” sovereign credit rating while other two major rating agencies Moody’s and Fitch kept the U.S. at “AAA” but Chinese rating agency Dagong Global Credit Rating Co. on Wednesday cut the U.S. from A+ […]

Asian markets slip as US data disappoint

Asian shares retreated as weak US output growth fuelled uncertainty about the outlook for corporate earnings while a strong Australian dollar weighed on the Sydney market View full post on UK Business Stories

TI Profit Edges Up Even As Japan Weighs

Texas Instruments Inc. said Monday after the markets closed that its first quarter profit rose 1% from last year, even as weaker demand for Wireless baseband chips and expenses resulting from the Japan earthquake weighed on results. However, the company’s quarterly earnings per share came in below analysts’ expectations. The company also provided a weak […]

Asian stocks higher as US outlook brightens

Asian shares were higher on Monday as trading resumed in most markets after last week’s Lunar New Year holidays, as investors were cheered by strong corporate earnings and an unexpected drop in Friday’s US jobless data View full post on UK Business Stories