Posts Tagged ‘second quarter’

Android-powered smartphones dominated market in second quarter

According to the International Data Corporation, the Android operating system dominated Apple’s iOS operating system in the smartphone market during the second quarter. The research firm reported that the Apple iOS-powered iPhones shipped more than 26 million units while Android-powered smartphones shipped 104.8 million units. Article © AHN – All Rights Reserved Economy, Business And […]

U.S. economy grows by 1.5% in second quarter

Second-quarter gross domestic product (GDP) in the U.S. grew, but at a slower pace indicating that the softening labor market resulted in lower consumer spending. Making things worse, there is little sign that growth will expand significantly anytime soon. Article © AHN – All Rights Reserved Economy, Business And Finance Stories

TD warns of Canadian recession

A major Canadian bank says the economy ground to a halt in the second quarter and could slip into recession if the United States continues to weaken. View full post on Canada Business Stories

In Debut, LinkedIn Posts Rise in Profit

LinkedIn Corp.’s second-quarter profit grew 5.1% on strong revenue growth as the professional-networking site added subscribers, a strong showing for the company’s first quarterly results since going public. View full post on Business Stories

Montpelier Bottom Line Lags

Montpelier reported second quarter operating earnings of 8 cents per share, much lower than the Zacks Consensus estimate of 45 cents and way behind earnings of $1.00 in the year ago quarter. View full post on Business Stories

Apple’s second-quarter profits rise by 95%

Apple’s profits surged 95 per cent in its second quarter as iPhone shipments more than doubled, Mac volume grew 28 per cent and the company sold 4.7m iPads View full post on UK Business Stories

U.S. Bank Crimes Fall Slightly In 2Q

Bank robberies fell slightly in the second quarter, according to the FBI. Criminals continued to prefer Fridays for their activities, which usually involved a demand note. View full post on Banking Stories