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As summit closes, Obama hails US-Africa ties

WASHINGTON (AP) — Though noting persistent challenges, President Barack Obama heralded Africa as a continent on the rise and a growth market for U.S. …

Coca-Cola takes ads off four Russian TV channels | Reuters

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Coca-Cola Co confirmed on Wednesday it had taken advertisements off four Russian television channels, saying a fall in second-quarter sales had prompted a rethink of its marketing plans.<p>A bottle of Coca-Cola is shown in this photo illustration in Encinitas, California October 10, …

Canadian, World, Politics and Business News & Analysis

Fiat CEO blames 'overreaction' for sell-off threatening merger | Reuters

MILAN/DETROIT (Reuters) - Fiat FIA.MI Chief Executive Sergio Marchionne on Wednesday blamed overblown press reports and a “lack of understanding” of the merger with its U.S. unit Chrysler for a share sell-off that threatens to blow the planned tie-up off course.<p>A woman pushes her Fiat 500 car as …

With new GM hire looming, Hinch leaves Padres

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The San Diego Padres say assistant general manager A.J. Hinch has left the team in order to look for another job in baseball.<p>The …

Time Warner results disappoint investors after Murdoch abandons bid

Time Warner reported an increase in second-quarter revenue and profit on higher revenue from HBO and Turner, results from the media company that come …

Amazon expands same-day delivery service

NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon is expanding its same-day delivery service in six of the 12 cities where it is offered, its latest push to get shoppers to …

China to 'punish' Chrysler, Audi for monopoly

LOS ANGELES (MarketWatch) -- China plans to punish Fiat SpA's [IT: F] FIATY Chrysler and Audi AG NSU, +1.90% for what it says are monopolistic …

China

BofA raises dividend for first time in 7 years | Reuters

(Reuters) - Bank of America Corp BAC.N said on Wednesday the Federal Reserve has approved its plan to raise its quarterly dividend for the first time since the financial crisis.<p>The company logo of the Bank of America and Merrill Lynch is displayed at its office in Hong Kong March 8, 2013. …

HBO’s powerhouse growth is a savior for Time Warner

<b>The numbers:</b> A day after 21st Century Fox withdrew its bid to buy it, Time Warner posted $6.8 billion in revenue, up 3% from last year—that is, if you take out the revenue made from its recently spun-off publishing company Time Inc. Profits increased 17% to $1.6 billion, and earnings per share rose …

Time Warner

US stocks slip in early trading; Walgreen drops

NEW YORK (AP) — Worries about Russian troops massing near the Ukrainian border are pushing stocks slightly lower.<p>The Dow Jones industrial average …

Opinion: You don’t have to be a mega-mind to get this trade right

New York (MarketWatch) — For years, good returns have come in smaller-cap packages. Now, with small- and mid-cap stocks looking like they’re at the …

Investing

Mondelez says price hikes scared off customers

DEERFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Mondelez said price increases scared off some customers in its second quarter, and the company trimmed its sales forecast for …

Pandora cuts first-ever direct deal with artists

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Internet radio leader Pandora has come to its first-ever direct licensing deal with artists, a wide-ranging agreement with …

AOL revenue beats Street as advertising sales jump | Reuters

(Reuters) - Digital media and entertainment company AOL Inc AOL.N reported better-than-expected quarterly revenue, helped by a 60 percent jump in advertising revenue in its third-party platform.<p>The AOL logo is seen at the company's office in New York November 5, 2013. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly<p>AOL, whose …