General Motors earned $1.4 billion in the third-quarter, nearly doubling its year earlier performance, and exceeded Wall Street expectations as North America remains consistently profitable and sales grew in China.
LONDON (AP) - A stronger than anticipated economic survey Thursday failed to inspire much optimism in European markets amid ongoing worries over the state of the 18-country eurozone and of France in particular.
Comcast Corp.'s third-quarter profit rose 50%, as the cable giant benefited from a one-time income-tax adjustment and a boost in earnings at its NBCUniversal entertainment arm.
Spain's unemployment rate fell to the lowest since the end of 2011 in the third quarter as its economy turned into one of the fastest-growing in the euro region.
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) - Lorillard Inc. (LO) on Thursday reported third-quarter profit of $289 million. On a per-share basis, the Greensboro, North Carolina-based company said it had profit of 80 cents.