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Juul profits plummet amid federal crackdown

Investors of e-cig giant Juul are seeing their profits go up in smoke as the Trump administration gears up to ban the company’s best-selling product — mint flavored pods....

Juul profits plummet amid federal crackdown

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Juul stock values plummet amid federal crackdown Investors of e-cig giant Juul are seeing their stock valuations go up in smoke as the Trump administration gears up to ban the company’s best-selling product — mint flavored pods. Investors in the pri...
15:12, 09/14/2019

Juul raises $325 million for global expansion amid US crackdown US e-cigarette maker Juul Labs Inc has raised $325 million in an equity and debt offering to speed up its global expansion as US lawmakers seek to crackdown on the vaping company, including in New Yor...
15:24, 08/20/2019

Amid U.S. vaping crackdown, Juul enters China with online store openings U.S. e-cigarettes maker Juul Labs Inc, which faces a widening crackdown on vaping at home, has entered China, with online storefronts on e-commerce sites owned by Alibaba Group and JD.com to tap the w...
10:12, 09/12/2019

CORRECTED-Amid US vaping crackdown, Juul enters China with online store openings U.S. e-cigarettes maker Juul Labs Inc, which faces a widening crackdown on vaping at home, has entered China, with online storefronts on e-commerce sites owned by Alibaba Group and JD.com to tap the w...
05:24, 09/13/2019

Samsung Q1 profits plummet from lowered chip demand Samsung has posted operating profits of 6.23 trillion won for the first quarter of 2019, its lowest since the 2016 Galaxy Note 7 recall, with the company attributing the decline to lowered demand for ...
08:36, 04/30/2019

U.S. markets plummet on Wall Street amid warnings over China All three major U.S. markets plummeted in trading Monday amid warnings about the ongoing trade dispute with China and a sudden loss in the Chinese yuan....
20:24, 08/05/2019

Juul Violated Federal Rules by Marketing Vaping Products as Safer Than Cigarettes, F.D.A. Says The agency sent a warning letter to the company. In a separate letter, it also requested more information about the company’s outreach to students, health insurers, employers and Native American tribe...
18:00, 09/09/2019

Universities Face Federal Crackdown Over Foreign Financial Influence The Education Department has begun a crackdown on colleges and universities that fail to disclose gifts from foreign governments, fearing undue influence....
19:48, 08/30/2019

Exclusive: Two powerful Canadian provinces argued against federal drug price crackdown Canada's two most populous provinces, Ontario and Quebec, have privately expressed concerns with a federal government plan to slash the price of patented drugs, arguing that such regulatory changes co...
23:24, 07/30/2019

Juul CEO tells teens ‘don’t vape’ amid probes into marketing practices E-cigarette manufacturer Juul Labs Inc. — a company worth $38 billion — is telling some of its core consumers to stop using its products. Juul CEO Kevin Burns said, “Don’t vape. Don’...
20:12, 08/30/2019

Alphabet: Google parent's profits hit $9bn amid increased scrutiny Company’s earnings rebound even as justice department announces antitrust review of major tech firmsGoogle’s parent company Alphabet rebounded from a difficult start to the year on Thursday, when it r...
03:24, 07/26/2019

Report: Juul's Meaningless Attempts at Self-Regulation Just Led to Explosion in Knockoff Juul Pods Juul pulled almost all of its flavored nicotine pods other than menthol and mint off the market last year under pressure from the Food and Drug Administration, which under recently departed Administra...
18:12, 08/14/2019

Lowe's lays off thousands of store employees amid pressure to boost profits Lowe's is laying store workers who handle maintenance and product assembly as the home-improvement chain continues to cut costs to boost profits.       ...
02:36, 08/03/2019

Arrests Jump In China's Xinjiang Amid Crackdown The number of people arrested and imprisoned in China's Xinjiang skyrocketed in 2017, according to official data, as Beijing tightens its grip on the troubled region with surveillance and mass......
16:36, 09/02/2019

UN Relocates Staff From Sudan Amid Crackdown On Protesters The United Nations is moving some of its staff from Sudan, a spokeswoman said Wednesday, as the number of dead from a crackdown on protesters soared to more than 100....
02:12, 06/06/2019

Deportee tried to re-enter US with boy not his son, ICE says amid child-smuggling crackdown A Honduran man who had been deported in 2013 was charged with alien smuggling in Texas last week for trying to cross the U.S.-Mexico border with a 6-month-old child he falsely claimed was his son, U.S...
12:12, 05/17/2019

Kashmir leaders placed under arrest amid security crackdown Public gatherings are banned, schools are closed and internet services cut as tensions rise in disputed region Prominent politicians in Indian-administered Kashmir have been placed under house arrest,...
08:48, 08/05/2019

Federal drug crackdown yields 32 arrests in notoriously drug-heavy San Francisco neighborhood “It’s pretty bad. They're just shooting up right in front of you,” one local business owner described the drug-infested area.        ...
03:36, 08/08/2019

Amid Maduro crackdown, Venezuela legislators denounce intimidation Venezuelan opposition legislators on Friday said threatening messages had been spraypainted on their homes or intelligence agents have been following them, amid a broad crackdown by the government of ...
18:48, 05/10/2019

"If I Disappear...": Chinese Student Amid Crackdown Over Labour Activism The video opens with the 21-year-old sociology student facing the camera. His voice quivers as he recounts his interrogation - his humiliation - for days at the hands of Beijing police....
07:00, 05/26/2019

India’s Modi awarded UAE medal amid Kashmir crackdown Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has received the United Arab Emirates’ highest civilian honor during a visit to the oil-rich Gulf nation amid Kashmir crackdown...
21:00, 08/24/2019

India scraps special status for Kashmir amid crackdown India's government on Monday revoked the special status of Kashmir in a bid to fully integrate its only Muslim-majority region with the rest of the country....
21:12, 08/05/2019

Mexico vows to help Central American migrants amid crackdown MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador says his country must help Central Americans fleeing poverty and violence. López Obrador said in the northern state of Chihuahua Saturd...
00:00, 06/16/2019

Crowds decline at Venezuela protests amid fears of crackdown CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — A modest crowd of Venezuelans has taken to the streets to show support for the opposition-led congress which has come under increasing pressure from the government of Preside...
20:00, 05/11/2019

India Moves to Revoke Kashmir’s Special Status Amid Crackdown Before the announcement, which is likely to set off unrest, India had flooded the disputed region with thousands of extra troops and cut off internet service....
10:48, 08/05/2019

| Australian police raid public broadcaster amid media crackdown Australian police have raided the headquarters of public broadcaster ABC, the second high-profile raid on journalists in 24 hours in a sharp crackdown on sensitive leaks....
09:36, 06/06/2019

Central Americans yearning for U.S. turn to smugglers amid Trump asylum crackdown Frustrated by a long wait in Mexico for his U.S. asylum application and fearful of being returned to El Salvador, 30-year-old Omar Gonzalez said he would pay a smuggler to take him on the perilous jou...
05:00, 06/27/2019

Trump Administration Says Border Crossing Arrests Drop Amid Mexican Crackdown PHOENIX — The Trump administration said Monday it saw a 30% drop in the number of people apprehended at the southern U.S. border from July to August, amid an aggressive crackdown by the Mexican ...
09:12, 09/10/2019

U.S. states unsure how to halt online sales of abortion pills amid clinic crackdown American women faced with new restrictions on abortions passed by a dozen U.S. states this year are turning to abortion pills from foreign online suppliers, and the states say there is little they can...
12:24, 06/27/2019

Border arrests show sharp decline in August amid Trump's immigration crackdown President Donald Trump has made reducing illegal immigration a top priority of his administration and reelection campaign. The latest figures indicate his immigration crackdown may be reducing the num...
23:36, 09/09/2019

US states unsure of how to halt online sales of abortion pills amid clinic crackdown American women faced with new restrictions on abortions passed by a dozen U.S. states this year are turning to abortion pills from foreign online suppliers, and the states say there is little they can...
21:00, 06/27/2019

Juul CEO: 'Don't Use Juul' If You're Not Already Addicted to Nicotine Even the guy running Juul admits that you probably shouldn’t use its highly addictive products if you’re not already addicted to nicotine.Read more......
01:00, 08/31/2019

‘Search For & Refuse All Deliveries.’ Amid Trade War, Trump Urges USPS Crackdown on Fentanyl Trafficking From China With tensions over trade with China escalating, President Donald Trump said on Friday that he is “ordering” the U.S. postal service and express shipping companies to “SEARCH FOR & RE...
07:00, 08/24/2019

Massachusetts judge allowed to keep $181K salary amid federal charges for obstructing ICE In a reversal, a Massachusetts judge indicted for allowing an undocumented immigrant to evade ICE will be able to keep her $181,328 annual salary.        ...
00:36, 08/14/2019

Trump ramps up criticism of Federal Reserve amid White House fears of a slowdown In a series of tweets, the president blamed Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell for the slowdown in economic growth, saying he is “doing great” with China and other trade deals....
19:48, 08/21/2019

Trump ramps up criticism of the Federal Reserve amid White House fears of a slowdown In a series of tweets, the president blamed Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell for the slowdown in economic growth, saying his administration is “doing great” with China and other trade deals....
21:48, 08/21/2019

Survey Shows Americans Are Becoming More Supportive of Transgender Rights Amid Federal Rollback of LGBTQ Protections More than six in ten Americans say they have become more supportive of transgender rights compared to their stances five years ago, according to a new survey. The findings from the Public Religion Res...
12:24, 06/11/2019

Amber Heard, Chelsea Handler support Planned Parenthood amid loss of federal funding Amber Heard, Chelsea Handler and Maggie Gyllenhaal are defending Planned Parenthood against what they call a "direct attack on the equality of women."        ...
20:36, 08/23/2019

Provocative tweet from federal agency amid SNC-Lavalin affair ‘total coincidence,’ docs reveal "Our prosecutors must be objective, independent and dispassionate, as well as free from improper influence — including political influence," the tweet posted on March 7, 2019 read....
01:12, 05/08/2019

U.S. indexes plummet after key Treasury bond yield sinks to new low All three major U.S. stock indexes fell Wednesday upon rising concerns of an approaching recession, signaled in part by the benchmark 30-year Treasury bond falling to a record low....
02:12, 08/15/2019

Firefighter who died in 2017 plummet was not wearing harness William Tolley, 42, was standing in the basket, which was attached to a 75-foot ladder, when it got stuck against the roof of the five-story residential building, the probe concluded....
04:48, 06/16/2019

The ‘Pantaleo Effect’: NYPD arrests plummet in wake of firing The number of arrests and criminal summonses handled by city cops last week plummeted compared to the same period in 2018 — and law enforcement sources warn it’s the “Pantaleo Effect.’’ Officer Daniel...
05:00, 08/27/2019

U.S. markets plummet; Treasury designates China a currency manipulator All three major U.S. markets plummeted in trading Monday amid warnings about the ongoing trade dispute with China and a sudden loss in the Chinese yuan....
01:36, 08/06/2019

‘CBS Evening News’ ratings plummet on Norah O’Donnell’s debut Norah O’Donnell’s debut as the new “CBS Evening News” anchor drew much media fanfare but fewer viewers. The former co-host of “CBS This Morning” came in last place among evening shows on Monday despit...
00:36, 07/18/2019

Pinterest shares plummet on disappointing 2019 revenue forecast Pinterest Inc on Thursday forecast 2019 revenue broadly in line with Wall Street targets, disappointing investors who had expected more from the freshly public, high flying stock, and sending its shar...
02:48, 05/17/2019

New car sales 2019: market down 4.9% as plug-in hybrid registrations plummet News 4 Jul, 2019 Alternatively fuelled vehicle sales fell for the first time in 26 months, with sales of PHEVs dropping by 50.4 per cent...
17:36, 07/04/2019

Automakers Demand Tax Cuts, Analysts Slash Forecasts As Sales Plummet Data from Tata Motors and Mahindra & Mahindra, which together account for about two-thirds of the commercial vehicles market, show that sales of trucks, an indicator of economic activity, fell by......
23:24, 09/02/2019

UPDATE 3-Pinterest shares plummet on disappointing 2019 revenue forecast Pinterest Inc on Thursday forecast 2019 revenue broadly in line with Wall Street targets, disappointing investors who had expected more from the freshly public, high flying stock, and sending its shar...
03:36, 05/17/2019

You snooze, you lose: iPhone trade-in values plummet for Pixel 3a purchases For a couple of extremely well-reviewed phones that didn't seem to need special introductory offers and discounts to impress stock Android enthusiasts on tight budgets, the Pixel 3a and 3a XL sure got...
09:36, 05/21/2019

Corn prices plummet as USDA shows far more acres planted than predicted Corn prices plummeted Friday after the U.S. Department of Agriculture released data on the number of acres planted, showing numbers that were far above what was predicted....
22:12, 06/28/2019

UPDATE 2-Abercrombie & Fitch shares plummet on sluggish Hollister demand Abercrombie & Fitch Co forecast second-quarter sales below estimates on Wednesday after the apparel retailer posted its slowest rise in quarterly same-store sales at its surf-themed Hollister brand in...
15:36, 05/29/2019

Imports to El Paso plummet while U.S.-Mexico trade hits all-time high Annual trade has plummeted across the international bridges in El Paso by just over $4 billion, even though U.S.-Mexico trade recently reached an all-time high....
20:48, 06/03/2019

Mets plummet to fourth place in division after ugly loss to Braves ATLANTA — Hey, Miami Marlins, come get them. The number of NL East teams chasing these disappointing Mets shrunk to one Wednesday night, as manager Mickey Callaway’s crew ran itself out of innings on ...
06:36, 06/20/2019

Federal watchdog agency recommends removal of Kellyanne Conway from federal office for violating the Hatch Act The report found that Conway violated the Hatch Act by “disparaging Democratic presidential candidates while speaking in her official capacity during television interviews and on social media.”...
20:00, 06/13/2019

Ulta shares plummet as profit and sales miss expectations and company slashes outlook Shares of Ulta Beauty tanked 21% after the company reported earnings after the bell Thursday that missed analysts' expectations and slashed its outlook for the fiscal year....
00:36, 08/30/2019

Heart-racing video shows toddler plummet 6 stories, bystanders catch him with blanket The scene unfolded Monday in China's Chongqing Municipality and was captured in in gut-wrenching video published by state media CCTV.        ...
23:48, 07/31/2019

Vaping Ban: Is This the Beginning of the End for Juul? The e-cigarette and vaping industry faces renewed scrutiny from federal regulators over its alleged efforts to market products to underage consumers....
00:48, 09/12/2019

We Are Meharry, Not Juul’s Marionette When my alma mater—Meharry Medical College (one of only three historically black colleges and universities that produces physicians, dentists, and biomedical researchers)—welcomed a $7.5 million donat...
20:48, 07/10/2019

FDA says Juul ‘ignored the law’ and warns it may take action The Food and Drug Administration has put vaping giant Juul on notice with a pair of letters calling out the company for misleading statements about its products and ongoing targeting of teens. It is d...
04:48, 09/10/2019

Juul Illegally Marketed E-Cigarettes, F.D.A. Says The agency sent a warning letter to the company, saying it violated regulations by touting its vaping products as safer than traditional tobacco cigarettes....
20:24, 09/09/2019

Juul warned by FDA over marketing practices The U.S. Food and Drug Administration warned Juul Labs Inc on Monday for marketing its e-cigarettes as safer than traditional cigarettes, the latest move by the agency to curb the use of vaping device...
02:24, 09/10/2019

U.S. FDA warns Juul over its marketing practices The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Monday it had issued a warning letter to Juul Labs Inc over its marketing practices for e-cigarettes, the latest in the agency's efforts to curb the use o...
17:36, 09/09/2019

Juul Is Staring Down Yet Another Investigation Into Whether It Marketed to Kids E-cigarette giant Juul is looking at a fresh investigation into whether the company “actively” marketed its products to children, an allegation that has dogged the company even as it now says it’s wor...
09:48, 06/15/2019

Reynolds, With an Eye on Juul, Wades Into Social Media Cigarettes maker Reynolds American will start marketing its Vuse e-cigarettes on Facebook and Instagram, seeking to regain market share lost to upstart Juul Labs....
19:12, 05/15/2019

‘I’m sorry their child is using the product’: Juul CEO apologizes to parents Speaking to CNBC on a factory tour for a new documentary about vaping, Juul chief executive Kevin Burns was asked what he would say to a parent of a teenager who had been using his product....
19:12, 07/16/2019

Juul's app-connected e-cigarette keeps tabs on your vaping E-cigarette manufacturer Juul has come under fire for contributing to teen smoking rates. Recently, the company has been scrambling to demonstrate its products are aimed at adults, not teens. Its late...
16:00, 08/05/2019

JUUL e-cigarette maker sees its valuation top $38B Despite criticisms that it’s helping promote an “epidemic” in teen vaping, e-cigarette maker Juul continues to attract new investors, The Post has learned. Last week, mutual fund giant Capital Re boug...
05:12, 05/18/2019

My dad easily gave up his Marlboros. Now he won't give up his Juul I bought my 69-year-old father a Juul e-cigarette six months ago to see if he'd give up his Marlboro cigarettes. He easily quit smoking. Now he likes his Juul so much he doesn't plan to get ...
17:24, 06/16/2019

Most of Juul’s Twitter followers are teens who can’t buy e-cigs Almost half of the people who followed Juul Labs Inc on Twitter last year were not old enough to legally purchase e-cigarettes in the United States, according to a study published on Monday. Researche...
22:24, 05/20/2019

E-Cig Giant Juul Is Considering Opening Its Own Vape Shops Vape giant Juul is looking into opening its own vape shops, according to reports, and may already be exploring ways to squash arguments that doing so would grant greater access to its products to teen...
02:48, 06/02/2019

FTC is reportedly investigating Juul's marketing practices The Federal Trade Commission is investigating whether e-cigarette maker Juul used deceptive marketing and targeted minors, according to a report from the Wall Street Journal....
20:12, 08/29/2019

San Francisco Bans Sale of Juul and Other E-Cigarettes The bill was praised by health groups but has many critics, including those who worry that a blanket ban on e-cigarettes could harm the wider goals of anti-tobacco efforts....
02:36, 06/26/2019

As Juul Moves Abroad, It's Leaving Some of Its U.S. Restrictions Behind As Juul Labs Inc. expands its e-cigarettes internationally, it hasn’t placed the same restrictions on sales to combat underage vaping in Asia and other markets around the world as it has in the U.S....
00:00, 09/12/2019

FDA warns Juul about advertising to school children The Food and Drug Administration put Juul Labs Inc., on notice Monday for allegedly advertising their products as “much safer than cigarettes” to kids in a school presentation....
06:48, 09/10/2019

Scientists Wanted: Recruited by Juul, Many Researchers Say No Juul needs good science to prove to the F.D.A. that its e-cigarettes offer more benefits than risks. Some researchers say they are loath to take the company’s money....
10:36, 05/27/2019

Juul Explores Opening Its Own E-Cigarette Stores in U.S. Juul Labs, the controversial e-cigarette maker, is exploring plans to open its own U.S. retail shops, looking to capitalize on its early dominance of the American market, according to people familiar ...
11:24, 05/31/2019

The FTC is reportedly investigating Juul's teen marketing tactics Juul is facing yet another investigation. This time, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is looking into the company's marketing practices. It will decide whether Juul used deceptive marketing, in...
03:48, 08/30/2019

FTC probes marketing practices of e-cigarette maker Juul: WSJ The Federal Trade Commission is investigating the marketing practices of e-cigarette maker Juul Labs Inc, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday, citing people familiar with the matter....
21:24, 08/29/2019

Juul's New E-Cig Sure Is Collecting a Dumb Amount of Data About Its Users As Juul explores ever-more creative means by which to curb what government officials refer to as an “epidemic” of teen vaping, one of its latest stabs at that undertaking involves collecting personall...
10:24, 08/06/2019

Feds rip Juul for claiming its e-cigarette is safer than smoking WASHINGTON — Federal health authorities on Monday blasted vaping giant Juul for illegally pitching its electronic cigarettes as a safer alternative to smoking and ordered the company to stop making un...
21:24, 09/09/2019

Juul raises $325 million in equity and debt financing E-cigarette maker Juul Labs Inc has raised $325 million in an equity and debt offering, a regulatory filing showed on Monday, as the company looks to speed up its global expansion at a time it is faci...
14:48, 08/19/2019

Juul faces House investigation over teen e-cigarette use Juul is facing even more heat over concerns that it's contributing to teen vaping. The House Subcommittee on Economic and Consumer Policy has opened an investigation into the "youth e-cigarette ...
21:48, 06/16/2019

Rescue a Fallen AirPod With a Juul Charger and Floss Apple, the world’s biggest seller of expensive, droppable objects, reached their peak with AirPods: $169 a pair, cordless, and intended for pulling in and out of your ears five times a day. You will e...
22:00, 05/31/2019

Juul Illegally Claimed That Its Products Were Safer than Cigarettes, FDA Says Juul illegally marketed its e-cigarettes as less harmful than tobacco cigarettes, and must find a way to correct that violation, according to a warning letter from the Food and Drug Administration (FD...
23:12, 09/09/2019

Juul's sales halted in China days after launch U.S. e-cigarette maker Juul Labs Inc said on Tuesday its products were not currently available on e-commerce web sites in China, days after it entered the world's single-largest market for tobacco con...
20:12, 09/17/2019

FDA Warns Juul About Marketing Products as Safer Than Cigarettes Juul Labs has wrongfully marketed its electronic cigarettes and liquids as being safer than traditional cigarettes, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said....
21:48, 09/09/2019

Juul says it will keep running 'Make the Switch' ad campaign despite FDA concerns The FDA sent Juul a warning letter this week about its campaign urging people to "Make the Switch" from cigarettes, but the company isn't backing down....
23:48, 09/12/2019

Juul Heist Thwarted by Lyft Driver, Cops Also Many things stand in the way of successfully pulling off an Ocean’s 11-style caper, among which picking an appropriate target and having an exit strategy are paramount. Climbing info a Lyft after stea...
02:36, 08/03/2019

Manhattan parents sue Juul for hooking their teen on nicotine Two Manhattan parents filed a lawsuit on Tuesday claiming their teenage daughter was sickened by e-cigarette giant Juul because the company illegally marketed the product to child using “big tob...
15:01, 09/18/2019

Juul raises over $750 million in expanded funding round E-cigarette maker Juul Labs Inc, which is facing regulatory scrutiny in the domestic U.S market, has raised $785.2 million in an equity and debt offering as it looks to expand globally, a regulatory f...
03:48, 08/31/2019

Juul targeted teens by spending over $200K on influencers E-cigarette company Juul Labs Inc. went to great lengths to “convey its messaging directly to teenage children” — spending more than $200,000 and marketing to young people by recruiting online influen...
01:00, 07/27/2019

NC becomes first state to sue e-cigarette maker Juul over targeting teens North Carolina’s attorney general is asking a state judge to bar popular e-cigarette maker Juul Labs from selling to minors and force it to end slick marketing campaigns that appeal to them....
19:48, 05/16/2019

Juul introduces new POS standards to restrict sales to minors Juul Labs, the e-cigarette behemoth partially owned by Altria, has today announced a new POS age-verification system that it will require all Juul retailers to comply with by May 2021. The Retail Acce...
06:12, 08/30/2019

Juul will require retailers to scan IDs before selling its vapes By May 2021, anyone looking to purchase a Juul e-cig will have to have their ID scanned. Juul announced today that it will soon require all retailers to use an updated point-of-sale (POS) system. When...
03:48, 08/30/2019

Juul gave presentations in schools to kids—and the FDA is fuming Enlarge / WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 25: A young man wears a shirt that reads DITCHJUUL while James Monsees, co-founder and chief product officer at JUUL Labs Inc., testifies before the House Economic and ...
01:48, 09/11/2019

Manhattan parents sue Juul for hooking their teen on nicotene Two Manhattan parents filed a lawsuit on Tuesday claiming their teenage daughter was sickened by e-cigarette giant Juul because the company illegally marketed the product to child using “big tob...
04:24, 09/18/2019

Juul Labs quietly considering overseas financing round Juul Labs is opening its books to overseas investors as it looks to raise cash ahead of a global growth spurt, The Post has learned. The e-cigarette maker — whose wildly popular vaping devices have he...
03:00, 05/22/2019

Juul is exploring plans to open its own US retail shops E-cigarette maker Juul Labs is considering opening U.S. retail shops that would only admit adults, a person familiar with the situation told CNBC on Thursday....
20:00, 05/30/2019

Investors grill Altria CEO over $12.8 billion bet on e-cigarette giant Juul Altria shareholders grilled CEO Howard Willard on his $12.8 billion bet on e-cigarette giant Juul at the company's annual shareholder meeting Thursday....
17:12, 05/16/2019

House panel: Juul targeted children through 'sophisticated program' A House subcommittee accused Juul, an e-cigarette manufacturer, of deliberately targeting children as young as eight years old in its push to become the nation's leading e-cigarette maker....
13:36, 07/26/2019

FDA issues warning letters to JUUL on marketing, youth outreach The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has sent two warning letters to JUUL Labs in reference to the e-cigarette giant's marketing practices, based on alleged outreach efforts to adolescents and teens....
23:12, 09/09/2019

U.S. lawmakers grill E-cig maker Juul over efforts targeted at schoolchildren E-cigarette maker Juul Labs Inc funded a "holistic health education" camp as part of efforts to market directly to school-aged children, members of a U.S. congressional panel said on Thursday, citing ...
04:36, 07/26/2019

FDA criticizes Juul for telling students its e-cigs are ‘totally safe’ In a letter published today, the US Food and Drug Administration criticized Juul for telling students that its vaping products are "totally safe" and "99% safer than cigarettes." According to the lett...
22:48, 09/09/2019

Juul faces heightened scrutiny, Illinois and DC launch probes The company's rapid rise to the top of the multi-billion dollar U.S. e-cigarette market has been accompanied by accusations from parents, politicians and public health advocates...
18:36, 08/30/2019

North Carolina accuses JUUL of targeting children in lawsuit North Carolina filed a lawsuit against JUUL on Wednesday, accusing the e-cigarette maker of targeting children in its marketing and failing to clearly state the risks associated with the product....
03:48, 05/16/2019

Nearly half of Juul’s Twitter followers are too young to buy e-cigarettes -study May 20 (Reuters Health) - Almost half of the people who followed Juul Labs Inc on Twitter were not old enough to legally purchase e-cigarettes in the United States, according a study published on Mond...
18:36, 05/20/2019

FDA warns Juul for reportedly advertising products to school children The Food and Drug Administration put Juul Labs Inc., on notice Monday for allegedly advertising their products as “much safer than cigarettes” to kids in a school presentation....
20:00, 09/09/2019

Juul is the new big tobacco? Wave of lawsuits signal familiar problems Vapes were once seen as safe alternatives to smoking, but now the biggest US vape-maker faces similar issues to cigarette companiesSavannah West was 16 when she started “Juul-ing”, a verb often used t...
11:24, 09/10/2019

Unlisted chemicals in Juul e-cigarettes may irritate throats of users While people who vape are inhaling chemicals used in the products, researchers point out they also inhale the results of reactions between those chemicals -- which may have unknown effects....
04:12, 07/31/2019

FTC probes marketing practices of e-cigarette maker Juul: source The Federal Trade Commission is investigating the marketing practices of e-cigarette maker Juul Labs Inc sending shares of tobacco stocks down, a person briefed on the matter said Thursday....
23:00, 08/29/2019

UPDATE 1-Juul raises over $750 million in expanded funding round E-cigarette maker Juul Labs Inc, which is facing regulatory scrutiny in the domestic U.S market, has raised $785.2 million in an equity and debt offering as it looks to expand globally, a regulatory f...
06:36, 08/31/2019

Nearly half of Juul's Twitter followers are too young to buy e-cigarettes: study (Reuters Health) - Almost half of the people who followed Juul Labs Inc on Twitter were not old enough to legally purchase e-cigarettes in the United States, according a study published on Monday....
17:36, 05/20/2019

JUUL answers safety questions before House oversight committee (NBC NEWS)Juul Co-Founder James Monsees appeared before a House oversight subcommittee today in Washington, D.C. Mr. Monsees told committee members Juul was developed for adult smokers who want to q...
15:24, 07/27/2019

Juul Introduces Checkout System to Combat Underage Purchases As it faces criticism over underage vaping, e-cigarette maker Juul is offering $100 million in incentives to encourage retailers to adopt its new electronic age-verification system....
13:00, 08/29/2019

Chinese retailers abruptly stop selling Juul e-cigarettes It appears Juul's fortunes are about to get even worse. Bloomberg reports retailers in China have pulled the company's products just one week after they became available within the country. ...
13:00, 09/18/2019

Juul’s mint-flavored e-cig sales skyrocketed after other flavors pulled Juul Labs’ plan to curb teen vaping by removing most of its flavored e-cigs has only buoyed sales of its remaining flavors, The Post has learned. Juul, which represented 76 percent of the e-cig market...
23:36, 09/11/2019

North Carolina Accuses Juul of Targeting Teens in Lawsuit North Carolina officials are suing Juul Labs, accusing the e-cigarette maker of targeting teenagers and misrepresenting the strength and health risks from the nicotine in its products....
07:48, 05/16/2019

Teens made up most of e-cigarette maker Juul's Twitter following - study (Reuters Health) - Almost half of the people who followed Juul Labs Inc on Twitter last year were not old enough to legally purchase e-cigarettes in the United States, according to a study published o...
19:00, 05/20/2019

North Carolina sues e-cigarette maker JUUL over marketing RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina’s attorney general has filed a lawsuit against a popular e-cigarette maker, asking a court to limit what flavors it can sell and ensure underage teens canR...
22:00, 05/15/2019

Samsung expects another big slump in profits Samsung isn't about to leave the doldrums any time soon. The company warned that its profits were likely to slump in the second quarter, dropping about 56 percent year-over-year to roughly 6.5 t...
07:12, 07/05/2019

BMW Q1 profits slump on $1.6B antitrust provision BMW's first-quarter profit slumped after car sales in key markets slowed and the automaker revised a provision for a potential fine for alleged collusion to $1.6 billion....
14:24, 05/07/2019

Aldi UK to invest 1 bln stg as profits fall The British and Irish arm of German discount supermarket group Aldi on Monday reported a 26% fall in operating profit for 2018 but said it would invest 1 billion pounds over the next two years, rampin...
10:36, 09/16/2019

Investments in cleaner vehicles hit BMW profits BMW's second quarter earnings fell by a fifth, hit by exchange rate moves and investments in manufacturing electric and hybrid cars to help meet stricter emissions limits....
15:00, 08/01/2019

Group 1 F&I upgrades improve profits The retailing giant has revamped its finance and insurance operations with new technology and training to help sustain consistently high performance....
08:00, 07/08/2019

UniCredit profits up 25 percent, best 1Q in a decade Italy's largest bank by assets, UniCredit, posted its best quarter in a decade, with a 25% boost in first-quarter profits as the bank pushes ahead with a reorganization plan that includes deep cost-cu...
12:36, 05/09/2019

North Carolina Attorney General sues Juul for targeting youth North Carolina's Attorney General filed a lawsuit against Juul Labs Inc on Wednesday, piling more pressure on the biggest U.S. e-cigarette maker that is already under intense scrutiny for its products...
00:48, 05/16/2019

Pulling Flavored E-Cigs Hurt Sales in a ‘Very Meaningful’ Way, Juul Founders Say Juul founders Adam Bowen and James Monsees, who were named to the 2019 TIME 100 list, called vaping’s potential for helping adult smokers ditch combustible cigarettes “one of the greatest ...
18:36, 04/28/2019

Juul raises $325 million in equity and debt financing for global expansion U.S. e-cigarette maker Juul Labs Inc has raised $325 million in an equity and debt offering, as it looks to expand its global reach at a time of intense regulatory scrutiny in its home market....
14:48, 08/19/2019

Congressional Democrats threaten to subpoena vaping company Juul over documents Congressional Democrats on Wednesday threatened to subpoena Juul Labs if the e-cigarette maker does not provide documents relating to its products and marketing practices, as a House panel looks into ...
15:48, 09/18/2019

Juul considers opening retail stores in United States - source Juul Labs Inc is considering opening retail stores in the United States, a source familiar with the matter said on Thursday, a move that would help the controversial company cash in on the booming pop...
22:00, 05/30/2019

U.S. vaping firm Juul plans multiple Asia launches in 2019 U.S. electronic cigarette company Juul Labs Inc plans to launch in multiple Asian locations in 2019 and the Middle East and Africa by 2021 as part of its international expansion, a senior executive sa...
13:00, 05/07/2019

Lawmakers blast Juul over the company's role in teen vaping 'epidemic' The House Committee on Oversight and Reform's Economic and Consumer Policy subcommittee is examining Juul's marketing and health claims in a two-part hearing on Wednesday and Thursday titled...
18:36, 07/24/2019

Sen. Durbin blasts FDA on Juul. Says agency 'has no intention' of curbing teen vaping Senate Minority Whip Dick Durbin in a scathing letter to Acting Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Ned Sharpless said he feels Sharpless has "no intention" of tackling what his predecessor Scot...
20:00, 05/30/2019

Juul loses home turf as San Francisco bans e-cigarette sales San Francisco will become the first major city in the United States to ban the sale of e-cigarettes as officials look to control the rapid uptick in teenage use of nicotine devices made by companies s...
01:00, 06/26/2019

Juul Executive Tells Lawmakers Electronic Cigarettes Were Never Intended for Teens (WASHINGTON) — A top executive for Juul Labs said that his company never intended its electronic cigarettes to be adopted by underage teenagers, as House lawmakers on Thursday accused the compan...
07:12, 07/26/2019

Jesper Juul, Danish Familylab therapist, author dies aged 71 Danish-born family therapist Jesper Juul has died aged 71. His best-known book "Your Competent Child" was based on the premise that children should be treated with the same respect as "you would show ...
00:36, 07/27/2019

Juul Will Require ID Scans in Latest Attempt at Curbing Teen Vaping In its latest bid to keep the kids from vaping, Juul announced today that retailers will soon have to scan IDs for anyone trying to purchase a Juul e-cigarette.Read more......
01:24, 08/30/2019

Lawmaker accuses Juul of illegally advertising vaping as a way to quit smoking Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi, D-Ill., is asking the Food and Drug Administration to investigate whether e-cigarette giant Juul is illegally making smoking cessation claims....
20:48, 09/05/2019

House panel: E-cig maker Juul directly targeted children in schools A House subcommittee has accused Juul Labs of deliberately targeting children as young as eight in its push to become the nation's leading e-cigarette maker....
16:36, 07/26/2019

Juul denounces San Francisco legislation prohibiting the sale of e-cigarettes in the city E-cigarette giant Juul on Wednesday criticized the city where it is based after San Francisco supervisors approved a measure to prohibit the sale of e-cigarettes....
20:00, 06/19/2019

Juul considers opening retail stores in United States: source Juul Labs Inc is considering opening retail stores in the United States, a source familiar with the matter said on Thursday, a move that would help the controversial company cash in on the booming pop...
20:24, 05/30/2019

Juul Commits $100 Million to New System to Help Retailers Block Sales to Minors Facing increasing scrutiny for its role in the teen vaping epidemic, e-cigarette maker Juul on Thursday announced a system meant to stop all retail sales of its products to anyone underage. The compan...
18:12, 08/29/2019

FDA bashes Juul for illegally marketing vaping products as less harmful than cigarettes The agency said it acted after reviewing testimony from a recent investigation by a House Committee on Oversight and Reform subcommittee into Juul’s marketing and promotion practices....
20:24, 09/09/2019

Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids slams Juul's 'fake apology' Campaign for Tobacco Free-Kids slammed Juul's "fake apology," saying it's "a blatant attempt to deflect attention from the company's wrongdoing" in "creating the youth e-cigarette epide...
17:48, 07/15/2019

U.S. lawmakers grill e-cigarette maker Juul over efforts targeted at schoolchildren E-cigarette maker Juul Labs Inc funded a "holistic health education" camp as part of efforts to market directly to school-aged children, members of a U.S. congressional panel said on Thursday, citing ...
11:36, 07/26/2019

Congress threatens to subpoena Juul, saying vaping company isn't cooperating with probe The House subcommittee that oversees consumer product investigations launched its a probe of Juul in June. Subcommittee chairman Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi, D-Ill., said Juul has not fully complied with...
13:48, 09/18/2019

Nearly Half of Juul's Followers on Twitter Last Year Were Teens, Report Claims Juul says that it has aggressively attempted to curb the use of its products by teens amid ongoing pressure from the Food and Drug Administration, but youth may have made up a significant percentage o...
07:48, 05/21/2019

UFC negotiates with China in hopes to double profits Ari Emanuel’s mixed martial arts entertainment company is banking on a new champion to double its profits in China, The Post has learned. The Ultimate Fighting Championship, known for brutal matches w...
04:36, 09/11/2019

RBS hands Treasury £1bn in dividends as profits surge Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS), still majority-owned by the taxpayer after its 2008 bailout, is handing the Treasury a second £1bn dividend payout following a surge in profits....
20:36, 08/02/2019

RBS to hand taxpayer £1bn dividend as profits surge The Royal Bank of Scotland is to hand the Government a windfall of more than £1 billion next month after its strongest financial performance since being rescued by the taxpayer at the height of the fi...
12:36, 08/02/2019

Macy’s stock surges on better-than-expected profits Macy’s topped Wall Street estimates for quarterly same-store sales and profit on Wednesday, benefiting from increased online sales and higher demand for items sold at its off-price stores. Macy’s shar...
19:36, 05/15/2019

Cost of equity is the new answer to banks' low profits Debate around the UniCredit-Commerzbank merger will centre on its impact on European banks’ share prices as Eurosceptic populism makes cost cutting more difficult....
20:48, 04/28/2019

9 research-based strategies to maximize your profits What do Alan Scott, the inventor of Botox, Snuggie-creator Scott Boilen and Alexander Graham Bell have in common? Two things: They are/were all successful businessmen They didn’t particularly care for...
15:00, 06/17/2019

Dr Martens' profits up 70% with success of new 'vegan' range Equity investor Permira weighs up sale or flotation to realise profits on £300m investmentProfits at Dr Martens surged by 70% in the year to the end of March, boosted by the success of designs such as...
05:12, 08/13/2019

UAW head wants union to share in profits of U.S. automakers The head of the labor union representing most hourly workers at the U.S. automakers struck an adversarial tone on Monday, vowing in likely contentious talks for new four-year deals that they want to s...
19:12, 07/15/2019

Macy’s shares plunge as discounts eat into profits Macy’s cut its full-year earnings forecast after missing Wall Street estimates for quarterly profit for the first time in two years, as the department store operator discounted heavily to clear spring...
16:12, 08/14/2019

US companies tell Apple and Amazon to put planet before profits Patagonia, Ben & Jerry’s, Danone and others take out full-page ad in New York Times addressed to business leadersThe bosses of some of the world’s biggest companies, including Apple and Amazon, have b...
00:36, 08/26/2019

U.S. Growth Slows, Corporate Profits Rise The U.S. economic expansion cooled as it reached its 10th anniversary, despite strong pickups in corporate profits and consumer spending in the second quarter, with longer-run forces weighing on the o...
22:36, 08/29/2019

Dealers worried but used profits offer hope Setting aside price pressures and softening new-vehicle sales, 2019 has been remarkably stable for U.S. auto dealers, Cox Automotive notes in its latest Dealer Sentiment Index survey....
06:24, 09/16/2019

Starbucks Is Cooling Off in Bad Sign for Corporate Profits Starbucks served up a weak outlook to shareholders for next fiscal year’s earnings, adding to an increasingly hazy view around corporate-profit growth beyond 2019....
01:12, 09/05/2019

Taiwan profits from America’s trade war with China President Donald Trump’s threatened 25% tariff is prompting Taiwanese companies that opened factories in China to make PCs, smartphones, and tablets for America’s tech giants to move some production b...
19:12, 05/31/2019

Barra, Hackett: Shareholder value, profits are no longer everything In a major policy shift, the CEOs of GM and Ford are joining other leaders of America’s biggest companies in chipping away at the long-held practice, fortified in the 1980s, that corporate decisions s...
02:24, 08/20/2019

Nissan CEO expects profits to hit 'rock bottom' Nissan CEO Hiroto Saikawa’s dour outlook came as Japan’s No. 2 automaker reported a 45 percent plunge in operating profit in the fiscal year ended March 31. Net income dropped 57 percent....
15:48, 05/14/2019

Vendors get a hard look as dealer profits fall Many dealers say that cutting vendor costs is a priority this year. The reviews follow a year in which the average U.S. light-vehicle dealership reported a loss on operations for the first time in at ...
10:48, 06/01/2019

DOJ Sues for All of Edward Snowden's Book Profits Just when he thinks he’s out, they pull him back in. On Tuesday, the U.S. Department of Justice announced new legal action against exiled NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden. The DOJ hopes to recover any...
22:24, 09/17/2019

US DoJ wants to seize profits from Ed Snowden’s new book because it violated his NDA The US justice department has sued whistleblower Edward Snowden, following the release of his new book, Permanent Record. The department alleges this book violates a non-disclosure agreement Snowden s...
10:24, 09/18/2019

Altria shutters its e-cigarette brands as it eyes Juul, awaits iQOS decision Altria on Friday said it would discontinue its MarkTen and Green Smoke e-cigarettes. The company is weighing a significant minority stake in competitor, Juul, and is awaiting a decision on Philip Morr...
20:12, 05/01/2019

House panel demands internal documents from Juul in teen vaping probe House Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi is pointing the blame at Juul for the rise in underage vaping, saying that the high levels of nicotine in Juul's pods are "sending kids across the country into reha...
16:48, 06/13/2019

UPDATE 1-Juul considers opening retail stores in United States - source Juul Labs Inc is considering opening retail stores in the United States, a source familiar with the matter said on Thursday, a move that would help the controversial company cash in on the booming pop...
22:00, 05/30/2019

‘Juul-alikes’ Are Filling Shelves With Sweet, Teen-Friendly Nicotine Flavors Juul, worried about further damage to its reputation as it tries to remake its public image, has filed lawsuits and a complaint with the International Trade Commission....
01:24, 08/14/2019

Altria sinks on report that the FTC is investigating whether Juul's marketing is deceptive and targets minors (MO) Reuters Altria Group sank as much as 5% Thursday after The Wall Street Journal reported the Federal Trade Commission is investigating Juul Labs for dubious ads. Altria purchased a 35% stake in Juul f...
23:24, 08/29/2019

UPDATE 1-Juul raises $325 million in equity and debt financing for global expansion U.S. e-cigarette maker Juul Labs Inc has raised $325 million in an equity and debt offering, as it looks to expand its global reach at a time of intense regulatory scrutiny in its home market....
14:48, 08/19/2019

North Carolina lawsuit against Juul creates new legal fight for maker of e-cigarettes The suit, filed in state court, alleges that Juul caused addiction in consumers by “deceptively downplaying the potency and danger of the nicotine” and employed advertising campaigns that targeted peo...
05:24, 05/16/2019

Juul Targeted Schools, Camps and Youth Programs, House Panel Claims House Democrats opened the second day of hearings into the e-cigarette company’s marketing and philanthropic activities. Juul executives were to testify....
19:48, 07/25/2019

Juul Rep Visited a Classroom and Told Teens Vaping Is 'Totally Safe,' for Some Reason There’s a lot of debate about what belongs in the classroom—but it’s safe to say Juul doesn’t. However, two teens testified in Congress on Wednesday that a Juul representative had, in fact, visited th...
00:48, 07/26/2019

Most health care industry profits go to drug companies Big Pharma eats up a lion’s share of health care industry profits, according to new first-quarter financial reports — and its dominance has implications for Americans struggling to pay for prescriptio...
23:36, 05/13/2019

Tesla proved it can hit production targets. Now investors want to see profits The company's second-quarter production and delivery numbers, released late Tuesday, eased investors' concerns about demand for its electric cars and SUVs with the company delivering a recor...
19:12, 07/03/2019

Maserati won't see profits until after product offensive starts in 2020 FCA CEO Mike Manley called Maserati's sales volume "disappointing" and said the third and fourth quarters also will be difficult for the brand before business improves next year....
12:24, 08/06/2019

Airbus Q2 profits rise and beat analyst forecasts Airbus on Wednesday posted stronger-than-expected core second-quarter earnings, led by the switch to efficient new single-aisle jets, and maintained its profit forecast for the year while warning of d...
07:48, 07/31/2019

Firms must document climate impact on profits, Treasury says Companies will be asked to reveal how extreme weather could jeopardise financesBritain’s leading companies, investment funds and pension schemes must show by 2022 how the climate emergency could jeopa...
07:48, 07/02/2019

Frackers to Stand Pat, Reap Profits After Attacks on Saudi Oil U.S. shale companies aren’t planning to fill the void in global crude supplies left by an attack on Saudi Arabia’s top oil facilities. Instead, producers hope to profit from price increases caused by ...
23:24, 09/16/2019

Deutsche Telekom confirms guidance after in-line Q1 profits Deutsche Telekom reported a 4 percent gain in first-quarter core profits on Thursday as its U.S. unit T-Mobile again outperformed, and confirmed its revenue guidance for this year....
09:00, 05/09/2019

Crest Nicholson profits down as build inflation bites Crest Nicholson has reported an 11% drop in pre-tax profits to £64.4m for the six months to April 30 as the housebuilder came faced stagnant prices and rising build costs....
16:24, 06/11/2019

Emirates posts significant drop in profits, at $237 million DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Middle East’s biggest airline, Emirates, says profits were down almost 70% in the past fiscal year, reaching lows of $237 million, compared to last year...
12:36, 05/09/2019

Germany's Lufthansa airline slumps after weak profits German airline Lufthansa has reported sliding profits in the second quarter. Stiff competition from budget European carriers and rising operating costs are eating into the company's earnings....
19:24, 07/30/2019

WestJet profits up despite lingering concerns over 737 Max grounding and Swoop WestJet Airlines Ltd. topped expectations in its latest quarter, but chief executive Ed Sims said Tuesday the airline continues to face challenges from the grounding of its Boeing 737 Max aircraft and...
01:12, 05/08/2019

Continental delays powertrain IPO to 2020 as profits drop 17% Continental will push back the spinoff of its powertrain division until next year after the supplier reported a 17 percent drop in first-quarter operating profit, hit by a downturn in car demand and h...
19:12, 04/28/2019

Google Posts Strong Profits as Hazards Mount Google became the latest technology titan to shake off new threats, posting strong earnings as an impending antitrust investigation threatens to choke the search giant’s online-advertising spigot....
03:00, 07/26/2019

Australian shoppers are spending less – and Qantas and Coles see their profits dip Consumer demand weakens in face of stagnant wage growth and economic uncertaintyAustralian shoppers have become increasingly careful in their spending habits as a slew of consumer-facing companies rep...
01:48, 08/23/2019

Samsung, Stung by Trade War, Expects a Big Plunge in Profits The technology giant predicted a 56 percent drop in quarterly operating profit, as the trade war between the United States and China caused havoc in the computer chip and smartphone markets....
21:24, 07/05/2019

Fiat Chrysler first quarter profits drop by nearly half MILAN (AP) — Carmaker Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has reported a 47% drop in profits for the first quarter of 2019 due to production shifts. The company said Friday that its profit of 508 million euros ...
13:48, 05/03/2019

Apparel Companies Fear Tariffs Could Squash Profits Apparel companies in the U.S. are bracing for squeezed profits and potential store closures as a result of the Trump administration’s pledge to extend tariffs on Chinese imports....
17:48, 08/20/2019

Nissan boss says it's hit 'rock bottom' as profits slump Nissan boss Hiroto Saikawa said the car maker had hit "rock bottom" as it reported a sharp fall in annual profits and continued to grapple with the fall-out from the arrest of Carlos Ghosn....
14:36, 05/14/2019

FedEx Profits Pressured by Express Unit's Woes FedEx said profits were squeezed in its most recent quarter as a global slowdown in trade and a shift by customers to slower and cheaper delivery options continued to weigh on the shipping giant’s cor...
12:00, 06/26/2019

Syngenta profits hit by U.S./China trade wars, bad weather Agricultural chemical maker Syngenta on Friday reported a 34% fall in first-half net income, showing the impact of U.S. trade disputes with China and Mexico as well as bad weather in some of its marke...
15:12, 07/19/2019

Volvo Cars to cut costs as trade war dents profits Volvo plans to cut fixed costs by 2 billion Swedish crowns ($214 million), it said on Thursday, becoming the latest carmaker to warn that pricing pressure and tariffs arising from the China-U.S. trade...
15:48, 07/18/2019

Amazon's push for one-day delivery dents profits, costs up 21% Amazon.com Inc on Thursday reported its first profit miss in two years and said income would slump in the current quarter, as the online retailer ramps up spending on one-day delivery to spark sales ...
00:00, 07/26/2019

Philly bar seeks profits from 'Play Gloria' merch A South Philadelphia bar claiming that it helped create and foster the Blues' "Play Gloria" rallying cry has filed a trademark for use of the phrase on an assortment of items....
00:36, 07/13/2019

Deere Says Trouble on the Farm Will Drag on Profits, Sales Deere & Co. lowered its profit and sales forecasts to reflect slackening demand for its tractors and planters, as trade disputes and bad weather weigh on U.S. farm incomes....
18:24, 05/17/2019

Shell's Profits Fall After Chemicals, Refining Operations Take Hit Royal Dutch Shell’s first-quarter earnings fell but the performance of its gas trading business helped the company fare better than many of its rivals....
12:00, 05/02/2019

UPDATE 1-UAW head wants union to share in profits of U.S. automakers The head of the labor union representing most hourly workers at the U.S. automakers struck an adversarial tone on Monday, vowing in likely contentious talks for new four-year deals that they want to s...
19:36, 07/15/2019

Belarus to press Russia for compensation for lost oil profits Belarus will take Russia to court if Moscow refuses to compensate Minsk for profits it lost due to a major Russian oil contamination earlier this year, Deputy Prime Minister Igor Lyashenko said on Fri...
12:00, 06/28/2019

Goldman Sachs Reports Profits, Revenue Decline Goldman Sachs Group’s quarterly profit slipped 6% as clients, spooked by trade tensions and interest-rate whiplash, kept their money on the sidelines. Revenue also fell....
18:00, 07/16/2019

Record-high used sales drive Q2 profits at Sonic Net income from continuing operations jumped 57 percent to $26.8 million for the nation's fifth-largest U.S. dealership group, while revenue rose 4.3 percent to $2.6 billion....
22:36, 07/25/2019

Congress to question TransDigm over defense profits exceeding 1,000% Executives for TransDigm Group Inc will testify before a Congressional committee on Wednesday after a Pentagon-endorsed investigation found the aircraft parts supplier made profits exceeding 1,000% on...
19:36, 05/15/2019

KPN core profits gain despite network outage, CEO exit KPN reported a 3.6% gain in core profits for the second quarter, despite suffering a major network outage that coincided with news that CEO Executive Maximo Ibarra would be leaving the Dutch telecoms ...
08:36, 07/24/2019

U.S. mortgage lenders optimism on profits return - survey U.S. mortgage lenders turned optimistic about profits in the second quarter for the first time in nearly three years as tumbling interest rates led to a jump in demand for home loans, a survey from Fa...
14:48, 06/12/2019

Brexit and subsidy row cloud strong Airbus profits Airbus urged European governments to step up plans for a "likely" no-deal Brexit and settle a long-running subsidy dispute with the United States to help limit trade risks for Europe's largest pl...
01:24, 08/01/2019

Trade War to Hurt Corporate Profits, Growth and Consumers The escalating trade war between the world's two largest economies would raise US consumer prices and cut corporate profits, while slowing growth in China....
15:36, 08/08/2019

Grubhub’s profits plunge 96% as it grapples with fake-fee outcry Grubhub scrambled to fend off allegations that it’s been charging bogus fees to restaurants and setting up fake Web sites to take orders, even as it reported a 96-percent profit plunge. On a Tuesday c...
09:48, 08/01/2019

Investors Notch Victory Over Fannie, Freddie Profits Investors in Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac notched a win in their yearslong challenge to the U.S. sweep of nearly all of the mortgage-finance giants’ profits....
15:12, 09/08/2019

Macy's tumbles as tourism slump hurts profits Shares in US department store chain Macy's have plunged after a decline in tourist shoppers helped dent sales and profits, while it also grapples with the prospect of new tariffs on Chinese goods....
23:48, 08/14/2019

Volvo will cut costs by $214M as trade war dents profits Volvo said the new cost measures will start in the second half and run to the first half of 2020. The company is the latest automaker to warn that pricing pressure and tariffs arising from the China-U...
13:00, 07/18/2019

FDA slams vaping company Juul for illegal marketing practices, threatens fines or seizure Federal health officials slammed vaping company Juul on Monday for illegally advertising its nicotine pods as a safer alternative to cigarettes, threatening to fine or even seize the company's pr...
20:01, 09/09/2019

Juul-sponsored study shows secondhand vaping emissions are much less toxic than cigarette smoke E-cigarette leader Juul said new research in a small study shows emissions from vaping devices are significantly less toxic than secondhand smoke from cigarettes....
09:24, 06/14/2019

Juul CEO Kevin Burns calls vaping-related illnesses 'worrisome,' but won't pull products The CEO of the popular e-cigarette company Juul called the nearly 200 cases of vaping-related illnesses “worrisome” — but said his popular products will stay on the market until “we see some facts.” ...
16:12, 08/28/2019

North Carolina AG sues e-cigarette maker Juul, says it 'downplayed' dangers of nicotine to children North Carolina sued e-cigarette maker Juul Wednesday, accusing the vaping company of targeting young consumers and misrepresenting the potency and danger of nicotine in its products....
22:00, 05/15/2019

Getting This Smoke: Black Activists Slam Meharry Medical School Decision to Take $7,500,000 Grant From Juul Black activists and health experts are slamming what they say is Meharry Medical College’s deal with the devil, in this case, the electronic cigarette company Juul, calling the HBCU’s recent decision ...
09:24, 06/20/2019

Connecticut’s attorney general announces investigation into Juul, one of the largest electronic cigarette makers (NBC News)  Connecticut’s attorney general has launched an investigation into Juul Labs and their marketing practices. In a statement, Juul says its e-cigarettes are “designed to help adul...
09:24, 08/01/2019

San Francisco Bans E-Cigarette Sales Despite Being Home to Juul Labs, the Hottest Name in Addiction Technology The city of San Francisco has banned the sale of e-cigarettes, becoming one of the first municipalities in the U.S., along with Beverly Hills, to place such tight restrictions on the nicotine-delivery...
13:12, 06/26/2019

Juul co-founder: Altria invested to change company so it 'doesn't kill people anymore' Juul Labs co-founder and Chief Product Officer James Monsees said that Altria invested in the e-cigarette maker to change their company to no longer kill....
00:24, 07/26/2019

Juul co-founder defends company at hearing over its alleged role in teen vaping 'epidemic' Juul co-founder James Monsees defended the company in a hearing Thursday, as lawmakers grilled him over Juul's alleged role in the teen vaping "epidemic."...
01:36, 07/26/2019

Geek Squad, online shopping lift Best Buy’s second-quarter profits Best Buy forecast second-quarter sales and profit above estimates on Thursday, as more people signed up for the consumer electronics retailer’s subscription-based tech support services and shopped on ...
23:48, 05/23/2019

Fashion house Chanel parades its independence as its profits rise Luxury fashion group Chanel, whose star designer Karl Lagerfeld passed away in February, reported higher annual sales and profits on Monday and once again reaffirmed its independence, stating it was n...
16:00, 06/17/2019

UPDATE 1-Aldi UK to open more London stores as profits fall The British and Irish arm of German discount supermarket group Aldi said on Monday it would step up the pressure on rivals by accelerating expansion in London, despite reporting a 26% fall in 2018 ope...
10:36, 09/16/2019

Fashion house Chanel parades its independence as profits rise Luxury fashion group Chanel, whose star designer Karl Lagerfeld passed away in February, on Monday reaffirmed commitment to its independence after reporting higher annual sales and profits....
18:48, 06/17/2019

RBS shares slide as it warns Brexit uncertainty will likely hurt profits The Royal Bank of Scotland reported a net profit of £707 million ($912.2 million) for its first quarter on Friday, down 11% from £792 million over the same period last year....
20:24, 04/28/2019

The Gates Foundation Is Filling Its Coffers With Profits From Private Prisons For soulless ghouls who view the bottom line as superior to basic human rights, for-profit prisons are an apt investment, one that the investment arm of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation just incr...
22:36, 07/23/2019

Grubhub’s profits plunge 96 percent as it grapples with fake-fee outcry Grubhub scrambled to fend off allegations that it has been charging bogus fees to restaurants and setting up fake websites to take orders, even as it reported a 96 percent profit plunge. Shares of the...
18:36, 07/30/2019

Microsoft beats estimates, powered by growing cloud profits Microsoft Corp on Thursday beat analysts' estimates for fourth-quarter revenue and profit, powered by continued sales increases from its cloud business and a boost from businesses upgrading Windows....
00:24, 07/19/2019

2020 Dems use debate to launch broadsides against corporations, profits Self-proclaimed democratic socialist Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., made a name for himself in 2016 by demonizing wealth and corporations, and now several of his Democratic rivals are taking his cue -- l...
19:36, 06/27/2019

UPDATE 2-Volvo Cars to cut costs as trade war dents profits Volvo plans to cut fixed costs by 2 billion Swedish crowns ($214 million), it said on Thursday, becoming the latest carmaker to warn that pricing pressure and tariffs arising from the China-U.S. trade...
14:48, 07/18/2019

Lenovo Post Huge Jump in Profits on Strong PC Sales Lenovo reported a more than three-fold increase in its quarterly profit as strong computer sales helped the world's largest PC maker to beat market expectations....
11:12, 05/23/2019

UPDATE 1-Citgo profits hit by fallout from split, sees 2H improvement -CEO The two new top executives at Citgo Petroleum disclosed this week that net income in the second quarter slid to less than half its level a year earlier, hit by a broad slump for the refining industry ...
20:37, 08/23/2019

Trade war dents Chinese company profits, portfolio inflows Some Chinese business sectors reported solid first half earnings, though a substantial fall in industrial profits and in tepid overseas investment inflows into China's stock markets show fallout from ...
06:12, 09/03/2019

Goldman Sachs profits see boost from equity training and lending Goldman Sachs reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit Tuesday as the Wall Street investment bank benefited from higher equity trading and an increase in lending to its wealthy clients and com...
17:48, 07/16/2019

China's industrial profits fall in June, add to fears of slowdown Profits earned by China's industrial firms fell 3.1% in June from a year earlier, reversing gains in May, the National Bureau of Statistics said....
06:48, 07/27/2019

China could hurt Apple profits by 29% if it avenged the Huawei ban, says analyst Trump’s Huawei ban was bad news for China, as it effectively crippled the world’s second-largest smartphone maker from its largest source of income. But China is also very much in a position to retali...
03:36, 05/24/2019

Ford cutting 7,000 white-collar jobs despite healthy profits Ford is cutting about 7,000 white-collar jobs, which would make up 10 percent of its global workforce. The company has said it was undertaking a major restructuring, and on Monday said that it will ha...
20:36, 05/20/2019

‘Car Wars' study finds ongoing CUV push will squeeze profits Product saturation within automakers' current and future crossover offerings is leading to increased competition and profitability levels at or below those of sedans, while also leaving dealers short ...
15:36, 06/13/2019

Air Italy expects profits 'very soon' despite pilots idled by Boeing crisis An Air Italy executive has joined a chorus of global airlines hurt by grounded Boeing 737 MAX jets but expects the airline to be profitable "very soon" and carrying five times as many passengers by 20...
03:12, 05/09/2019

Airbus second-quarter profits rise and beat analyst forecasts Airbus on Wednesday posted stronger-than-expected core second-quarter earnings and maintained its profit forecast for the year while warning of delivery challenges in the second half....
10:12, 07/31/2019

BNP Paribas' second-quarter profits buoyed by corporate and investment banking arm BNP Paribas on Wednesday reported a net income of 2.47 billion euros ($2.76 billion) for the second quarter of the year, beating the 2.18 billion euros expected by analysts polled by Reuters....
10:12, 07/31/2019

Even the Galaxy S10 couldn’t save Samsung from a 60% drop in profits last quarter When Samsung issued its guidance earlier this month, it predicted a decline in operating income by a whopping 60 percent, the company’s biggest decline since a similar drop in the third quarter of 201...
09:00, 04/30/2019

FCA sees U.S. pickup trucks hauling profits in rest of 2019 Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV (FCA) said on Friday that new U.S. pickup truck models would help the automaker achieve its 2019 profit targets and offset a weak performance in the first quarter....
20:48, 05/03/2019

UPDATE 6-Amazon's push for one-day delivery dents profits, costs up 21% Amazon.com Inc on Thursday reported its first profit miss in two years and said income would slump in the current quarter, as the online retailer ramps up spending on one-day delivery to spark sales g...
04:36, 07/26/2019

You Can Donate Your Airbnb Profits to Help Displaced People Find Housing Airbnb hosts who want to give back can now donate a portion—or all—of their profits to help people affected by disasters, conflict or critical illness....
20:12, 05/02/2019

Funeral provider profits hit as number of deaths falls sharply Funerals provider Dignity has warned that its profits could fall short this year after a "significantly lower than expected number of deaths" in the first quarter....
13:12, 05/13/2019

Daimler warns of profits snag from diesel, airbag recall German automaker Daimler expects pretax profits this year to be significantly lower than 2018, after setting aside more money to tackle the fallout from its diesel emissions problems and an airbag rec...
13:36, 07/12/2019

UPDATE 1-Mexico's Banorte profits boosted by government lending Mexico's Grupo Financiero Banorte, which owns the country's second-largest bank and largest pension fund, reported on Thursday a 21% increase in second-quarter net profit versus the same quarter a yea...
04:36, 07/26/2019

Samsung to fight falling profits with midrange phones, 'mainstream' 8K As Samsung expected, its Q2 profit is off from last year's by about 56 percent. An operating profit of $5.6 billion (6.6 trillion Korean won) is no small figure, but obviously not up to par for t...
17:48, 07/31/2019

UPDATE 1-Airbus Q2 profits rise and beat analyst forecasts Airbus on Wednesday posted stronger-than-expected core second-quarter earnings, led by the switch to efficient new single-aisle jets, and maintained its profit forecast for the year while warning of d...
07:48, 07/31/2019

Thomas Cook slumps 17% as it says challenging summer will hinder profits Travel group Thomas Cook said economic and political uncertainty would affect profits this summer after it reported higher first-half losses on Thursday....
12:12, 05/16/2019

Ford cutting 12,000 jobs in Europe in effort to increase profits The job losses amount to about a fifth of Ford’s work force in Europe and are part of a broad restructuring that includes the previously announced closure of six plants....
17:00, 06/27/2019

In Washington, Juul Vows to Curb Youth Vaping. Its Lobbying in States Runs Counter to That Pledge. Juul has told the F.D.A. it will do all it can to stop youth vaping. But in state capitols and city halls around the country, the company is embracing measures that undermine that vow....
19:48, 04/28/2019

Investors book profits from U.S.-based equity funds ahead of Fed meeting U.S.-based equity funds posted more than $8.4 billion of cash withdrawals in the week ended Wednesday, following two weeks of inflows, according to Refinitiv's Lipper....
07:48, 07/26/2019

Lawmaker accuses doctor of backing vaccine ‘mandates’ to boost profits A Texas lawmaker and a pro-vaccine doctor got into a Twitter spat on Tuesday when the Republican representative accused the pediatrician of peddling “sorcery” and accused those defending science of be...
04:36, 05/09/2019

JD Sports defies high street crisis to grow sales and profits JD Sports has reported a 10% leap in like-for-like sales in the UK during the first half of its financial year, in defiance of the struggles facing the wider high street....
15:48, 09/10/2019

SAS eyes more cost cuts as third-quarter profits are hit by fuel prices, strike Scandinavian airline SAS said on Tuesday it would look at additional cost-cutting measures beyond 2020 after reporting a drop in third-quarter earnings due to a pilot strike, high fuel prices and cut-...
12:12, 08/27/2019

TurboTax Found a Depraved Way to Bump Profits After Tax Filing Process Was Simplified In the aftermath of Trump’s major changes to the tax code, some of TurboTax’s customers no longer had to pay for many of its services, instead finding that the company’s free product would suffice. To...
21:36, 07/16/2019

Mia Khalifa is among the world’s most-watched women. Yet the porn industry is keeping the profits. The adult film industry created an endless loop of content from popular stars, even as they are often shut out from a cut or struggling to outrun their former selves....
21:36, 08/16/2019

Ford Reports Flat Results, Stands by Outlook for Improved Profits Ford Motor posted flat second-quarter operating income and stood by a forecast for improved profitability this year, as it begins to reverse steep losses overseas....
23:00, 07/24/2019

SoftBank profits rise, party on gains from Saudi-tied fund Japanese internet company SoftBank has reported a 36% increase in profit for the fiscal year through March from the previous fiscal year, partly on gains from its Vision Fund....
12:36, 05/09/2019

Metro Bank shares tumble after weak Q1 profits, deposit outflows Shares in Britain's Metro Bank fell by a fifth on Thursday morning, a day after it said its first quarter profits had halved and some depositors had withdrawn funds following a major accounting error ...
09:36, 05/02/2019

Actually Ford Needs More Layoffs Despite Surging Truck Profits, Wall Street Analyst Says A Wall Street analyst says Ford needs more cuts despite making billions off F-Series truck sales, Daimler’s Zetsche says auf wiedersehen, and Michigan gives a big tax break to Jeep for its Detroit pla...
01:24, 05/23/2019

Kohl's second-quarter profits beat expectations, but sales miss the mark Kohl's said Tuesday that a strong start to the back-to-school season and new partnership with Amazon helped the retailer beat Wall Street earnings expectations during the second quarter....
14:12, 08/20/2019

Ford to shed 12,000 jobs in Europe as part of restructuring to improve profits FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Ford to shed 12,000 jobs in Europe as part of restructuring to improve profits....
14:24, 06/27/2019

‘Car Wars' study finds concentration of coming CUVs will squeeze profits Product saturation within automakers' current and future crossover offerings is leading to increased competition and profitability levels at or below those of sedans, while also leaving dealers short ...
21:12, 06/12/2019

AB InBev profits as beer sales growth hits five-year high Anheuser-Busch InBev , the world's largest brewer, beat earnings expectations after beer sales grew at their fastest pace in over five years, helped by increases in Latin America, Europe and Africa an...
10:48, 07/25/2019

WSJ: Amazon changed search results to boost profits despite internal dissent Enlarge / Amazon boxes. (credit: Getty Images | Julie Clopper) Amazon changed its search algorithm in ways that boost its own products despite concerns raised by employees who opposed the move, The ...
21:48, 09/16/2019

Samsung faces 60 percent drop in profits, still plans foldable phones A few weeks ago, Samsung warned investors that its Q1 profit would drop about 60 percent from the same period in 2018. Now the detailed report has arrived, confirming that projection with an operating...
05:12, 04/30/2019

Axel Springer revenue, profits fall in Q2 as weaker economy weighs German publisher Axel Springer reported a decline in revenue and profits in the second quarter, as a weakening economy hit its jobs classifieds business and it invested more in long-term growth projec...
09:12, 08/14/2019

China's July industrial profits swing to growth but outlook clouded China's industrial profits rose 2.6% in July year-on-year to 512.7 billion yuan ($72.28 billion), according to data released by the National Bureau of Statistics on Tuesday....
12:12, 08/27/2019

UPDATE 3-Amazon's push for faster delivery dents profits, costs up 21% Amazon.com Inc on Thursday reported a profit below Wall Street's expectations and said income would slump slightly in the current quarter, as the online retailer ramps up spending to deliver goods fas...
23:00, 07/25/2019

UPDATE 1-China's industrial profits fall in June, add to fears of slowdown Profits earned by China's industrial firms contracted in June after a brief gain the previous month, fuelling concern that a slowdown in manufacturing from a bruising trade war will drag on economic g...
05:00, 07/27/2019

French bank Credit Agricole targets net profits of 5 bln euros in 2022 French bank Credit Agricole unveiled a new set of higher profit targets for 2022 after it had met its 2019 targets a year ahead of schedule, and said it now expected annual net profits above 5 billion...
08:48, 06/06/2019

Fake Juul pods line store shelves, worrying users and posing another threat to the embattled company Juul users can buy "compatible" pods that can be vaped with Juul's devices but are made by different companies. Then there are the more troubling, counterfeit products, which advertise themselves...
20:12, 08/26/2019

Tobacco company Reynolds blames teen vaping crisis on Juul in fighting FDA plan to rein in industry The FDA in March proposed limiting sales of fruity e-cigarette flavors to age-restricted stores to curb what it has labeled a teen vaping "epidemic." Reynolds says the plan is "overly broad" and the F...
22:12, 05/02/2019

UPDATE 1-News Corp posts surprise profit as HarperCollins profits grow Wall Street Journal-owner News Corp reported a surprise quarterly profit on Thursday, driven by strong growth in earnings at its book publishing and subscription video services units....
23:24, 05/09/2019

Mother Sues Private Prison Company That Profits From ICE Detentions Over Her Baby’s Death Yazmin Juárez is suing private prison company CoreCivic over the death of her 1-year-old daughter Mariee. The complaint filed in federal court in San Antonio, Texas, on Wednesday demands $40 million f...
06:36, 08/01/2019

Morgan Stanley predicts 'maximum nicotine' policy could cut tobacco profits in half Profits for major U.S. tobacco companies could be cut in half if the FDA adopts a "maximum nicotine" rule within the next 15 years, according to analysts at Morgan Stanley....
20:24, 06/17/2019

Tariffs from US-China trade war force small businesses to strategize to preserve profits The 25% tariffs President Trump has imposed on many Chinese-made products have small business owners trying to limit damage from import duties.        ...
18:24, 05/16/2019

French bank Credit Agricole targets net profits of 5 billion euros in 2022 French bank Credit Agricole unveiled a new set of higher profit targets for 2022 after it had met its 2019 targets a year ahead of schedule, and said it now expected annual net profits above 5 billion...
12:24, 06/06/2019

Wafer maker Siltronics warns U.S.-China trade tussle to hit sales, profits Siltronic, a German maker of wafers used to make silicon chips, became the latest firm in the semiconductor industry to warn that U.S. restrictions on exports to China would hit sales and profitabilit...
21:48, 06/17/2019

Amazon profits fall short as company faces protests and monopoly fears Second-quarter earnings lower than expected amid threat of government actionAmazon reported lower-than-expected profits in its second quarter of 2019, as it faces unprecedented pushback from lawmakers...
03:24, 07/26/2019

Free-spending consumers lift company profits, but Trump tariffs now loom U.S. President Donald Trump's plan to slap new tariffs on Chinese imports comes on the heels of unexpectedly strong second-quarter results for automakers, consumer products companies and restaurant ch...
01:48, 08/02/2019

Warren singles out Amazon while explaining how she'll tax corporate profits for 'green' jobs plan Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., reportedly took aim at the retail giant Amazon on Tuesday, singling out the company as one of the corporations whose profits she'd tax in order to pay for her newly-unv...
00:48, 06/05/2019

Home Depot stock rises on better-than-expected profits even as the company lowers outlook Home Depot's CEO says the retailer cut its outlook partly due to "the potential impacts to the U.S. consumer arising from recently announced tariffs."...
19:48, 08/20/2019

Texas lawmaker accuses doctor of backing vaccine 'mandates' to boost profits A Texas lawmaker and a pro-vaccine doctor got into a Twitter spat on Tuesday when the Republican representative accused the pediatrician of peddling “sorcery” and accused those defending science of be...
13:36, 05/08/2019

JGB yields rise to 6-week highs as investors take profits ahead of long weekend Japanese government bond (JGB) yields jumped across the curve on Friday, ahead of a three day-weekend in the country, with the key 10-year yield hitting the highest level in six weeks....
08:00, 09/13/2019

Papa John's swings to a loss as fallout from spat with founder weighs on profits Papa John's reported first-quarter net loss of $3.80 million, or 12 cents per share, down from a net income of $17.4 million, or 52 cents per share, a year earlier....
23:48, 05/07/2019

Deere cuts full-year earnings forecast after profits miss estimates Deere & Co.'s third-quarter earnings on Friday missed Wall Street estimates, hurt by the U.S.-China trade war that has dented the demand for farm equipment, forcing the company to revise down its ful...
13:36, 08/16/2019

Thomas profits from Alaphilippe’s late struggle as Simon Yates wins stage 15 • Thibaut Pinot makes attack to cut into Frenchman’s lead • Thomas happy to gain time back on Alaphilippe on final climbThibaut Pinot exploded the status quo in the Tour de France, blowing both Gerain...
20:48, 07/21/2019

With potential to boost profits by up to 20 per cent, a woman’s place is at work, says UN labour agency Businesses perform better – sometimes by as much as 20 per cent – when they employ more women in top positions, UN labour experts said on Wednesday, warning nonetheless that most still pay lip-service...
18:00, 05/22/2019

As bank profits soar, Wall Street’s political spending hits new high Banks and financial institutions dramatically increased their political spending as Congress debated, and then passed, legislation last year that rolled back several key industry regulations....
18:48, 04/30/2019

Ford cutting 7,000 salaried jobs under pressure to boost profits, reduce bureaucracy Ford workers opened their email Monday to find a letter from CEO Jim Hackett with details on how many salaried workers would be leaving the automaker.        ...
18:12, 05/20/2019

Justice Dept. Seeks to Halt Democrats’ Suit Over Trump’s Profits in Office The department asked an appeals court for an emergency order halting the emoluments lawsuit as congressional Democrats issued subpoenas to the president’s businesses....
04:12, 07/09/2019

Mazda's profits tumble 43% on foreign exchange, lower sales, dealer outlays In announcing the lower earnings results, CEO Akira Marumoto outlined a new mid-term business plan that targets lifting operating profit margin to a sustainable 5 percent by the fiscal year ending Mar...
14:48, 05/09/2019

Group of top CEOs says maximizing shareholder profits no longer can be the primary goal of corporations The new statement, released Monday by the Business Roundtable -- whose members are CEOs of America’s largest companies -- suggests balancing the needs of a company’s various constituencies and comes a...
11:36, 08/19/2019

UPDATE 1-Brazil airline Azul's profits drop 20%, weighed by higher expenses Higher operational costs weighed on Brazil's No. 3 airline, Azul SA, sending profits in the first quarter down 20% to 137.7 million reais ($35.06 million), despite significantly higher revenue compare...
15:24, 05/09/2019

Representatives from JUUL, the electronic cigarette company, answered questions from the House Oversight Committee about the safety of its products, especially regarding youth use (NBC NEWS)Juul Co-Founder James Monsees appeared before a house oversight subcommittee today in Washington, D.C. Mr. Monsees told committee members Juul was developed for adult smokers who want to qui...
07:36, 07/26/2019

Tesla earnings day: Elon Musk is in the driver's seat steering the company's path to profits Tesla CEO Elon Musk has been known for rash and sometimes reckless decisions. Some have punished Tesla shares. But the EV company has risen ahead of its latest earnings, and Musk's drive and bold...
21:36, 07/24/2019

Betsy DeVos and family see profits soar after Trump tax reform bill and deregulation efforts Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos and her family have seen their investments skyrocket since President Donald Trump started enacting pro-business policies. Meanwhile, DeVos has been calling for cuts ...
21:00, 07/22/2019

'Femtech' startups on the rise as investors scent profits in women's health | Gene Marks Venture capital firms – mostly male-led – are starting to overcome their wariness over women-orientated productsWhat if a woman’s monthly menstrual cycle could be turned into a diagnostic tool that wa...
18:36, 06/06/2019

Edmunds warns of a tough 2019 for US auto industry as sales slide and profits get squeezed Edmunds anticipates sales for all of 2019 will drop to 16.9 million from 17.3 million last year. AlixPartners sees a further dip to 16.3 million in 2020 and just 15.1 million in new car sales in 2021....
22:12, 06/26/2019

Inside the Crackdown in Kashmir A week after India stripped Kashmir of its autonomy and imposed a communications blackout, we spent Eid in Srinagar, where security forces are stopping people from moving and speaking freely....
17:48, 08/14/2019

Sudanese vow to keep up protests after crackdown KHARTOUM, Sudan — Sudan’s pro-democracy movement vowed Thursday to press its campaign of civil disobedience until the ruling military council is ousted and killers of protesters are brought to justice...
00:36, 06/08/2019

At least 50 killed in Sudan crackdown At least 50 people are dead and 326 injured after troops stormed the main camp of pro-democracy protesters in Sudan's capital Monday, according to the Central Committee of Sudan Doctors (CCSD)....
07:24, 06/05/2019

CBOE ANNOUNCES RECORD FINANCIAL RESULTS FOR 2008; FOURTH QUARTER REVENUES UP 12%, PRE-TAX PROFITS UP 5%, NET INCOME DOWN 2% Chicago, February 6, 2009 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today reported that its unaudited pre-tax profits totaled $38.2 million in fourth-quarter 2008, a five-percent increase over the s...
17:24, 05/02/2019

Danske Bank profits hit by higher costs as it sets aside cash for a potential money laundering fine Danske Bank's second-quarter pre-tax profit came in below expectations on Thursday, with the Danish lender citing low interest rates and higher regulatory costs following a money-laundering scand...
13:24, 07/18/2019

US wants 'credible' probe into Sudan crackdown The top United States diplomat to Africa says there needs to be an "independent and credible" investigation into the Sudanese military's violent dispersal of a protest camp in Khartoum last week....
13:48, 06/15/2019

US wants ‘credible’ probe into Sudan crackdown KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — The top United States diplomat to Africa says there needs to be an “independent and credible” investigation into the Sudanese military’s violent dispersal of a...
14:12, 06/15/2019

31 foreign nationals busted in ICE crackdown Federal officials nabbed 31 foreign nationals in New York for U.S. immigration laws in a five-day crackdown. Nearly all of those picked up by Immigration and Customs Enforcement between May 19 and 23 ...
20:48, 05/26/2019

China says Tiananmen crackdown was 'correct' The Chinese government has said the 1989 crackdown on protesters in Tiananmen Square, which left hundreds of protesters dead, was not a mistake. The defense came days ahead of the 30th anniversary of ...
19:12, 06/02/2019

Criminal gang facing jail after laundering profits of £8 million drugs supply operation through sham companies Members of a criminal gang who ran an £8 million drugs supply operation across the UK while laundering profits through a web of 'front' companies are facing jail....
00:36, 06/13/2019

FDA blasts Juul for illegally marketing e-cigarettes as less harmful than regular cigarettes The agency said it acted after reviewing testimony from a recent investigation by a House Committee on Oversight and Reform subcommittee into Juul’s marketing and promotion practices....
11:48, 09/10/2019

Sudan hospital traumatized by bloody crackdown After the victims of a deadly crackdown on a protest camp started pouring into a Khartoum hospital, many previous patients there begged to leave in terror, overwhelming doctors....
21:00, 06/07/2019

Church wants more vigorous crackdown on Sri Lankan Islamists The Catholic church in Sri Lanka says the government should crack down on Islamists with more vigor "as if on war footing" in the aftermath of the Easter bombings....
11:36, 04/29/2019

Germany’s Merkel urges crackdown on far-right extremists Chancellor Angela Merkel said the German government is “very, very serious” about fighting far-right extremism after a man with anti-migrant views allegedly killed a regional official from her party...
16:12, 06/22/2019

German ministers urge crackdown on far-right crime BERLIN (AP) — German government ministers have called on Germans to stand up against far-right extremists. In remarks published Saturday in the German daily newspaper Bild, Foreign Minister Heiko Maas...
12:12, 06/22/2019

Hundreds arrested worldwide in cyberscam crackdown Federal authorities arrested hundreds of people worldwide during a four-month operation targeting scammers who hijack wire transfers for profit, the U.S. Department of Justice said Tuesday....
08:12, 09/12/2019

Sudan activists say internet restored after crackdown Sudanese activists say internet service has been restored in the country, after a weekslong blackout imposed during a deadly crackdown earlier last month...
15:48, 07/10/2019

Sudan military leader says perpetrators of crackdown ID’d KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — The deputy chief of Sudan’s ruling military council says the military has identified the perpetrators of the violent dispersal of a pro-democracy sit-in, which left hundre...
15:36, 06/20/2019

Mexico's migrant shelters overwhelmed in crackdown Thin mattresses cover every inch of floor each night at the Good Shepherd shelter near the Mexico-Guatemala border, even spilling into the kitchen and the chapel, as an over-capacity crowd of migrants...
22:12, 06/19/2019

Facebook's Crackdown on Vaccine Misinformation Plods Along Ten weeks after Facebook pledged to fight vaccine misinformation, such content remains widely available across its platforms as the social-media giant grapples with how to combat hoaxes and deceptions...
23:36, 05/30/2019

In Sudan crackdown, bullets fly as doctors struggle During the chaos of a deadly raid on Sudanese protesters at a pro-democracy sit-in Khartoum on Monday, a man grimaced in pain as doctors sewed his ear back together with no anesthetic....
16:48, 06/05/2019

Mexico’s migrant shelters overwhelmed in crackdown At a migrant shelter near the Guatemala border food is cooked and children play on the patios and at night thin mattresses cover every inch of floor space, including part of the kitchen and the chapel...
23:12, 06/19/2019

Nicaragua officials release more prisoners after crackdown Principal leaders of protests against President Daniel Ortega's government and two prominent journalists were freed from prison Tuesday ahead of a June 18 deadline to release the last of hundreds of p...
22:48, 06/11/2019

Muslims celebrate Eid despite severe crackdown in Kashmir The Muslim celebration of Eid-al-Adha was held in the India-administered region of Kashmir Sunday, without its traditional autonomy for the first time in decades....
04:00, 08/13/2019

Democrats defy Waters on Ex-Im Bank crackdown House Democrats are poised to challenge a deal negotiated by Rep. Maxine Waters that would impose new restrictions on the Export-Import Bank, the first show of resistance among members of the Financia...
21:00, 06/21/2019

RPT-Moscow braces for another election protest despite crackdown Thousands of Russians are expected to rally again in Moscow on Saturday to demand free elections despite a police crackdown and a refusal by authorities to meet protesters' demands....
10:24, 08/10/2019

Crackdown targets scammers behind 1 billion robocalls Federal authorities announced a major crackdown on dozens of robocallers responsible for about 1 billion robocalls. The effort, dubbed “Operation Call it Quits,” included actions by the Fe...
01:48, 06/27/2019

China says Tiananmen crackdown was 'correct' policy Defence minister Wei Fenghe dismisses criticism that the incident was not handled properlyChina has defended the bloody Tiananmen crackdown on student protesters in a rare public acknowledgement of th...
15:36, 06/02/2019

Russia detains more than 1,000 people in opposition crackdown The protest, which authorities declared illegal beforehand, did not represent a major challenge to President Vladimir Putin and his allies who have the resources to break up such demonstrations and ja...
23:24, 07/27/2019

US diplomat wants ‘credible’ probe into Sudan crackdown Top U.S. diplomat to Africa says there needs to be an “independent and credible” investigation into the Sudanese military’s violent dispersal of a protest camp in Khartoum last week...
17:24, 06/15/2019

India tightens Kashmir crackdown with curfew Indian police have clashed with Shiite mourners at banned religious processions in Kashmir. Indian authorities have warned residents "not to venture out of their home" amid a tightening crackdown in t...
00:48, 09/09/2019

The political jostling behind Tory internet crackdown Online harms white paper fuses work of DCMS and Home Office, led by PM hopeful Sajid JavidSajid Javid’s warning social media companies face “serious consequences” if they don’t keep users safe marks o...
16:00, 05/01/2019

Crackdown trips up human rights groups Social media platforms, under pressure to block extremists, are sometimes also cracking down on human rights advocates and other legitimate content, according to a new report....
06:36, 06/14/2019

U.S. lawmakers, regulators advance crackdown on robocalls The U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and 25 state and local agencies on Tuesday unveiled a crackdown on robocalls as a congressional panel approved a bill that would take new steps to reduce the un...
02:00, 06/26/2019

| 4 dead in Sudan a week after bloody crackdown One week after dozens died in a crackdown on Sudanese protesters demanding civilian rule, four people were killed as security forces moved to quell a civil disobedience campaign launched Sunday....
13:48, 06/10/2019

“Operation Call It Quits” – Robocall Crackdown The Federal Trade Commission is cracking down on robocalls. “Our message is simple: it’s time to call it quits,” Bureau of Consumer Protections Director Andrew Smith said Tuesday as ...
07:12, 06/26/2019

Mexico Detains More Migrants as Crackdown Steps Up ARRIAGA, Mexico (AP) — Authorities reinforced efforts over the weekend to deter Central Americans and others from crossing Mexico to reach the United States, detaining migrants in the south and ...
06:36, 06/24/2019

EU reappoints top antitrust cop who led crackdown on tech giants The new European Commission has reappointed Margrethe Vestager to be its antitrust chief, a sign that the crackdown on tech companies will continue.Read More...
19:00, 09/10/2019

Former protesters recount 1989's crackdown Thirty years ago, Dong Shengkun was a 28-year-old worker at a printing factory who listened to students' speeches at the Tiananmen Square and joined the protests out of a desire for change. (May ...
17:00, 05/31/2019

Inside China’s Surveillance Crackdown on Uyghurs In Xinjiang, northwest China, the government is cracking down on the minority Muslim Uyghur population, keeping them under constant surveillance and throwing more than a million people into concentrat...
15:48, 05/09/2019

Five civilians killed in Kashmir since crackdown, says army Deaths over past 30 days follow Indian government’s decision to strip region of autonomyFive civilians have died in Indian Kashmir, including an 18-year-old man, officials confirmed, one month after D...
16:48, 09/04/2019

Emissions Crackdown Fuels Palladium Rally Rising anxiety about the world economy has sent gold on a stellar run. But the haven has been left in the dust by one of its precious-metal peers: palladium....
18:00, 07/04/2019

Expert: UN failed before Rohingya crackdown in Myanmar An independent review of United Nations operations in the years before hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims fled a violent crackdown by Myanmar's military has concluded that the organization's ma...
06:00, 06/18/2019

Juul, the San Francisco e-cigarette startup that city officials want to kick out, is trying to buy a 29-floor office tower in the heart of the city Getty E-cigarette startup Juul Labs is reportedly in talks to purchase a 29-floor building in downtown San Francisco as it struggles to house a rapidly growing workforce. The startup has come under i...
02:48, 05/02/2019

Money-laundering watchdog unveils crackdown on cryptocurrencies Cryptocurrency firms will be subjected to rules to prevent the abuse of digital coins such as bitcoin for money laundering, a global watchdog said on Friday, the first worldwide regulatory attempt to ...
19:12, 06/21/2019

Sudanese protesters: Death toll in military crackdown at 60 Organizers of the pro-democracy protests in Sudan say the death toll across the country since the violent dispersal of their sit-in in Khartoum earlier this week has increased to 60....
10:12, 06/05/2019

Sudan's protesters launch general strike after crackdown Shops are closed and streets are empty across Sudan's capital on the first day of a general strike called for by protest leaders demanding the resignation of the ruling military council....
12:48, 06/09/2019

Death toll rises to 60 following Sudanese crackdown on protesters The death toll rose to 60 Tuesday following Sudanese troops having used live fire the day before to break up months-long protests for civil rule in the country's capital, according to opposition force...
07:24, 06/05/2019

U.S. might blacklist China's Hikvision over Uighur crackdown-source The U.S. administration is considering Huawei-like sanctions on Chinese video surveillance firm Hikvision over the country's treatment of its Uighur Muslim minority, a person briefed on the matter sai...
19:36, 05/22/2019

Sudan’s protesters launch general strike after crackdown Shops are closed and streets are empty across Sudan’s capital on the first day of a general strike called for by protest leaders demanding the resignation of the ruling military council...
12:12, 06/09/2019

South Africa’s Ramaphosa starts crackdown on corruption South African President-elect Cyril Ramaphosa is showing signs of cracking down on corruption Wednesday as the country’s new parliament voted him to lead the country for a five-year term...
18:48, 05/22/2019

Vanuatu to ban disposable nappies in plastics crackdown: 'We had no choice' Nation suffering disproportionately from climate emergency to phase in ban, believed to be world first, by DecemberIt is but a tiny speck in the Pacific Ocean, but the island state of Vanuatu is leadi...
10:12, 06/22/2019

Four UK citizens arrested in China days after drug crackdown Four British citizens have been arrested by Chinese authorities in eastern Jiangsu province, the UK Foreign Office said Friday, two days Chinese police announced a drug raid there involving 16 foreign...
12:36, 07/12/2019

U.S. to kick off migrant crackdown on Sunday: Washington Post U.S. immigration authorities plan to launch on Sunday a sweeping effort to deport recently arrived families who are in the United States illegally, the Washington Post reported on Friday, citing three...
21:12, 06/21/2019

Hundreds Protest in Indian-Controlled Kashmir After Crackdown (NEW DELHI) — Hundreds of people have held a street protest in Indian-controlled Kashmir as India’s government assured the Supreme Court that the situation in the disputed region is being ...
18:00, 08/16/2019

Barcelona mayor promises crackdown on cruise ships Ada Colau will also oppose airport expansion to curb tourism and pollutionBarcelona’s mayor, Ada Colau, has pledged to restrict the number of cruise ships allowed to dock in the city and to oppose the...
19:48, 07/05/2019

Trump says does not want to see a violent crackdown by China in Hong Kong U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he would not want to see China violently suppressing protesters in Hong Kong and that President Xi Jinping could resolve the situation quickly if he met pe...
08:12, 08/16/2019

Chinese crackdown on foreign names draws protest BEIJING (AP) — The Manhattan neighborhood, Venice Garden, the Vienna hotel chain. To the ears of the Chinese government, the names are too foreign-sounding and must go. Provinces and cities across Chi...
08:48, 06/21/2019

U.S. calls for ‘independent and credible’ investigation into Sudan crackdown Tibor Nagy said the deadly crackdown "constituted a 180 degree turn in the way events were going with murder, rape, pillaging, by members of the Security Forces."...
18:48, 06/15/2019

Mexico to target human traffickers in immigration crackdown MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico’s foreign affairs secretary says the government will not tolerate human trafficking and provided new details of the weekend “rescue” of nearly 800 migrants ...
18:00, 06/17/2019

El Salvador eyes crackdown on gangs over killings of police SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — El Salvador’s new National Police chief says he has been ordered to crack down on gangs in the face of rising attacks on security forces. Mauricio Arriaza Chicas...
03:12, 06/13/2019

| Scores of DRC media 'closed' in crackdown: rights group Dozens of media outlets have been shut down in the Democratic Republic of Congo in the latest crackdown against journalists, a local media rights group says....
22:12, 09/03/2019

Huawei founder: US crackdown will cost the company $30 billion Huawei’s founder said Monday that the Chinese telecom giant’s revenue will be $30 billion less than forecast over the next two years.       ...
15:24, 06/17/2019

Google cuts off Huawei after Trump administration crackdown The suspension amounts to a major blow to the world’s largest telecommunications equipment maker, which will no longer receive access and support for Google’s proprietary apps like Gmail, YouTube and ...
23:12, 05/20/2019

‘What is our crime?’: Detentions of politicians deepen crackdown in Kashmir To maintain control in the wake of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s decision to revoke autonomy for Muslim-majority Kashmir, India has sent thousands of troops to the region and detained hundreds of loc...
04:48, 08/13/2019

Chinese activists seek UN investigation into Tiananmen crackdown More than 20 Chinese activists who took part in the Tiananmen Square pro-democracy movement called on Monday on the United Nations' top human rights body to investigate Beijing's deadly crac...
06:24, 06/17/2019

Chinese activists seek U.N. investigation into Tiananmen crackdown More than 20 Chinese activists who took part in the Tiananmen Square pro-democracy movement called on Monday on the United Nations' top human rights body to investigate Beijing's deadly crackdown 30 y...
05:24, 06/17/2019

Stephen Miller flexes policy might with new asylum crackdown The White House move this week to crackdown on asylum fraud is the latest example of top aide Stephen Miller’s influence on President Trump’s trademark issue, according to insiders....
12:12, 05/02/2019

Mystery American gets caught up in Hong Kong crackdown Video of the arrest by Hong Kong police of a man who appeared to an American went viral Saturday as social media users publicized the violence that accompanied the 13th week of protests against Chines...
12:12, 09/01/2019

46 ice cream trucks seized in New York City crackdown The city accused ice cream truck operators of evading nearly $4.5 million in fines and violating traffic laws for more than a decade.        ...
19:12, 06/06/2019

Mexico’s crackdown on migrants sends some heading south Mexico’s efforts to slow Central American migration across its territory is showing some bite as some people turn around to head south in the face of increased enforcement, while government officials ...
06:24, 06/18/2019

Crackdown On Immigrant Families To Start Sunday, Says Trump A nationwide wave of arrests of immigrants facing deportation will commence over the weekend, U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday, confirming that the plan, intended to discourage a surge of......
02:48, 07/13/2019

Nearly 40,000 People Join Moscow Opposition Rally After Crackdown Tens of thousands of opposition supporters rallied in Moscow on Saturday after mass police detentions at recent protests that have been among the largest since President Vladimir Putin's return to the...
22:12, 08/10/2019

Trump pushes on with immigration crackdown despite legal hurdles U.S. President Donald Trump's administration pushed ahead with its attempts to crack down on migration at the southern border on Monday, defending in court a virtual ban it imposed on asylum seekers a...
02:48, 07/23/2019

Sudan protest leaders reject talks after 60 die in crackdown Sudan's protest leaders have rejected the offer of talks with the country's military rulers after 60 people reportedly died in a violent security crackdown....
18:48, 06/05/2019