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  • Amazon 1st quarter net income jumps

    Amazon 1st quarter net income jumps

    Thursday, April 24 2014 6:14 PM EDT2014-04-24 22:14:59 GMT
    Amazon first quarter profit rose 18 percent as shoppers continued to flock to the online mega retailer to buy goods.
    Amazon's first-quarter profit rose 18 percent as shoppers continued to flock to the online mega retailer to buy goods.
  • Visa's 2Q profit jumps 26 pct. as payments grow

    Visa's 2Q profit jumps 26 pct. as payments grow

    Thursday, April 24 2014 6:14 PM EDT2014-04-24 22:14:57 GMT
    By ALEX VEIGA AP Business Writer Visa Inc.'s profit jumped 26 percent in its fiscal second quarter from a year earlier as the company benefited from strong growth in payments volume, service...
    By ALEX VEIGA AP Business Writer Visa Inc.'s profit jumped 26 percent in its fiscal second quarter from a year earlier as the company benefited from strong growth in payments volume, service revenue...
  • UPS blames winter weather for drop in 1Q profit

    UPS blames winter weather for drop in 1Q profit

    Thursday, April 24 2014 6:14 PM EDT2014-04-24 22:14:55 GMT
    First-quarter revenue at UPS slumped 12 percent as winter storms increased costs for the shipping giant and cut into its revenue.
    First-quarter net income at UPS slumped 12 percent as winter storms increased costs for the shipping giant and cut into its revenue.
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