The blockbuster "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" was largely responsible for Walt Disney Co.'s record profit for the first fiscal quarter, but Disney executives also credited the space opera for the record attendance at the company's domestic parks.
The turmoil engulfing Viacom deepened on Tuesday as weak earnings and continued concern over the company's leadership sent shares down more than 21 percent, the lowest level in more than five years.
TOKYO/SINGAPORE The dollar nursed losses around 3-1/2-month lows on Wednesday, pressured by fears of a global economic slowdown following recent falls in oil prices and growing concerns about the health of European banks.
(Repeats story published late on Tuesday, with no changes). * Bank's market value has almost halved since a year ago. * Two top 10 investors say running out of patience with turnaround.
The fall in average regular unleaded gasoline prices to about $2 a gallon has helped keep a lid on inflation. (Photo: AP). CONNECT TWEET LINKEDIN GOOGLE+ PINTEREST.