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SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Microsoft Corp (MSFT.O) reported better-than-expected quarterly profit and revenue on Thursday, helped by strong performance in its fast-growing cloud business. Shares of the world’s largest software company rose more than 3 percent in after-hours trading, after touching a record high of $74.30 during the regular session. Microsoft said revenue from its
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I rischi sulla crescita dell’area euro sono in gran parte bilanciati, ma la ripresa che procede e’ rallentata dal lento tasso delle riforme. Lo dichiara il presidente della Bce, Mario Draghi evidenziando che il board della Bce ha deciso all’unanimita’ di non fissare una data precisa per quando considerare cambi al programma di stimoli. Il
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SYDNEY (Reuters) – The dollar huddled near multi-month lows on Wednesday as investors wagered any further tightening in the United States would be slow at best, while optimism on China’s economy underpinned Asian shares and commodities. The U.S. currency was still smarting after the collapse of the Republicans’ push to overhaul healthcare dealt a blow
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di PIERO CHIMENTI – Continua quasi inesorabile la crescita della piattaforma digitale statunitense Netflix. Secondo i dati del trimestre, la crescita degli abbonamenti avrebbe superato le più rosee aspettative, attestandosi a 5,2 milioni di nuovi utenti. Per la prima volta nella sua storia, la crescita sarebbe avvenuta fuori dagli Usa, chiudendo con un utile di
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NUERBURGRING, Germany (Reuters) – Porsche will decide at the end of the decade whether its latest generation of diesel engines will be its last, Chief Executive Oliver Blume told Reuters, the first time a German carmaker has said in public it could discontinue diesel. Volkswagen’s (VOWG_p.DE) cheating on diesel emissions tests has cast a shadow
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump promised on Monday he would take more legal and regulatory steps during the next six months to protect American manufacturers, lashing out against trade deals and trade practices he said have hurt U.S. companies. Trump climbed into an American-made fire truck parked behind the White House, took a swing
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di PIERO CHIMENTI – L’amministratore delegato di Tesla, Elon Musk, ha rilanciato una novità che rivoluzionerà il concetto di auto nei prossimi anni. Il dirigente automobilistico, parlando all’associazione nazionale dei governatori Usa, ha indicato che tra vent’anni nelle vetture si potranno avere oltre ad una protezione totale da attacchi hacker e da ladri, anche un
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ROMA – Il gruppo italo americano Fiat Chrysler Automobiles ha annunciato un richiamo volontario di oltre un milione di Dodge, Chrysler e Jeep negli Usa. I veicoli colpiti hanno un servosterzo elettroidraulico (EHPS) e sono dotati di un motore da 5,7 o 3,6 litri e da un alternatore da 160, 180 o 220 amp. La
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DUBAI/DOHA (Reuters) – The refinancing of a $1 billion loan by Doha Festival City, a retail and hospitality complex in Qatar, has been indefinitely postponed as a diplomatic crisis deters regional banks from doing new Qatari business, bankers said. The refinancing, coordinated by Doha-based investment bank QInvest, was marketed earlier this year to both Qatari
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VIENNA (Reuters) – Austrian Green party lawmaker Peter Pilz has filed a complaint with Vienna prosecutors against Daimler (DAIGn.DE), alleging deception and serious fraud linked to business deals that accompanied the country’s 2003 purchase of Eurofighter jets. Vienna prosecutors are already conducting a fraud investigation into the Eurofighter consortium and Airbus (AIR.PA), then called EADS,
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(Reuters) – Investors may have overbuilt U.S. housing stocks as data has yet to match up with the homebuilder sector’s biggest rally in five years. The S&P 1500 Homebuilding index .SPCOMHOME of homebuilder companies has surged 32 percent this year and hit a decade-high earlier this week. By contrast, the wider S&P Composite 1500 Index
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LONDON (Reuters) – Anglo-Swedish pharmaceutical firm AstraZeneca (AZN.L) declined to comment on speculation about the future of its chief executive Pascal Soriot on Friday, after a report quoted Bloomberg news agency saying he would stay in his post. The StreetInsider.com, citing Bloomberg, said Soriot was currently planning to stay for the foreseeable future. When asked
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LONDON (Reuters) – World shares hit their fourth all-time high in less than a month on Thursday as investors wagered policy tightening in the United States would be glacial at best, lifting Wall Street to record peaks and lowering bond yields almost everywhere. The star performer was the Canadian dollar, which rocketed to 11-month highs
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FEODOSIA, Crimea (Reuters) – Two more gas turbines appear to have been delivered to Russian-controlled Crimea, according to two Reuters reporters who saw the equipment at the port of Feodosia, potentially deepening a row over sanctions compliance in which Germany’s Siemens has become embroiled. Reuters has no independent confirmation the equipment on the dock was
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