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Facebook profit triples in first quarter
FILE - This Tuesday, July 16, 2013 file photo shows a sign at Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif. Facebook reports quarterly earnings on Wednesday, April 23, 2014.
Ebersman Leaves Facebook on Top After Post-IPO Stock Revival (1)  Businessweek
Facebook Earnings: The Social Network Enters A New Era Of Slow Growth  Business Insider
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UPDATE 2-Apple slice: Share split makes joining the Dow more likely
(Adds story link). By David Gaffen. April 23 (Reuters) - Who says Apple does not want to be in the Dow Jones industrial average? The iPhone maker's market value has stood high above most U.S.
Apple's stock split removes an obstacle to its inclusion in Dow Jones ...  Dallas Morning News
CSCO Apple Just Made Its Case to Join the Dow. Will Intel or Cisco Get the �  Motley Fool
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He's lovin' it: Ronald McDonald rocking a new look
Ronald McDonald is going chic. Or, at least he's certainly trying to. The McDonald's icon famous for his wild red hair, yellow jumpsuit and floppy shoes, has gotten a makeover from a theatrical stylist - really - who has updated just about everything but the ...
'Selfies� Here I Come!' Ronald McDonald Gets Cargo Pants, Twitter  Wall Street Journal (blog)
Ronald McDonald gets a new look, takes to Twitter for the first time  Dallas Morning News
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EU cuts deficit, but debt mounts to 92.6% of GDP
BRUSSELS Euro zone public finances improved in 2013 as the economy finally turned the corner on a record recession but total debt levels remained dangerously high, official data showed on Wednesday.
Eurozone deficits shrinking but public debt continues to mount  CITY A.M.
Euro Zone Deficit Hits Target for First Time Since 2008  New York Times
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Why Apple is making its stock cheaper
Apple announced a 7-to-1 stock split yesterday, which is a kind of unusual move, and they even paired the announcement with an FAQ-style explainer.
Apple (AAPL) Stock Gains After Positive Results
Apple Earnings Could Push Investors Away  Fox Business
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GE's $57 Billion Cash Overseas Said to Fuel Alstom Deal
General Electric Co. (GE) can dip into the $57 billion of cash it has amassed overseas to buy France's Alstom SA (ALO) in its biggest acquisition ever, a person with knowledge of the matter said.
Bloomberg: General Electric Eyes Alstom - Quick Facts  RTT News
GE in talks to buy France's Alstom - Bloomberg  Reuters UK
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Stocks Drop, Snapping Win Streak
Stocks snapped their recent winning streak Wednesday, as weakness in technology shares weighed on equity indexes. The Dow Jones Industrial Average shed 12.72 points, or 0.1%, to 16501.65.
Wall Street snaps six-day run; Apple to split stock  Reuters
Stocks Fall as Traders Review Earnings, Housing Data  Fox Business
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Wanted: Mass. homes for sale
(NECN: Peter Howe, Norwell, Mass.) - As the U.S. Commerce Department reported Wednesday March home sales were down by 14.5 percent across the country, the Massachusetts Association of Realtors reported the first month of the key spring home ...
Sales of new US homes plunge in March  Finance and Commerce
New-Home Sales Fall to 8-Month Low, in Blow to Housing Recovery  New York Times
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Kiwi flies on hawkish RBNZ, euro eyes ECB speech
SYDNEY (Reuters) - The New Zealand dollar rallied on Thursday after the country's central bank lifted interest rates and signaled more hikes ahead, while caution ahead of a speech by the European Central Bank kept the euro subdued.
Kiwi flies after RBNZ keeps calm on currency strength  GlobalPost
Euro manufacturing and services expand  Irish Examiner
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UPDATE 3-Zynga's Pincus withdraws from operations amid turnaround
(Adds details on 2014 outlook, background, "FarmVille2" on mobile). By Malathi Nayak. SAN FRANCISCO, April 23 (Reuters) - Zynga Inc co-founder Mark Pincus is relinquishing the last of his operational duties at the social gaming company starting on ...
Zynga Founder Mark Pincus Gives Up Day-to-day Duties  CIO
Zynga founder Pincus steps down, Xbox Live GM to head Zynga Studios  Joystiq
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