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Schlumberger reports slight profit beat despite sluggish U.S. growth

Schlumberger reports slight profit beat despite sluggish U.S. growth

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(Reuters) - Oilfield services provider Schlumberger NV (SLB.N) on Friday reported a slight profit beat but said that the pace of growth in North America had slowed due to transportation bottlenecks in the largest U.S. shale basin. The exterior of the Schlumberger Corporation headquarters building is pictured in the Galleria area of Houston January 16,…
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P&G, Honeywell soothe Wall St. after sell-off

P&G, Honeywell soothe Wall St. after sell-off

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(Reuters) - U.S. stock futures ticked higher on Friday as a handful of major U.S. corporations beat results forecasts, offsetting concerns about political and growth risks in Europe, China and Saudi Arabia that drove a 1 percent fall a day earlier. Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New…
Procter & Gamble posts surprise sales rise, profit beats

Procter & Gamble posts surprise sales rise, profit beats

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(Reuters) - Procter & Gamble Co (PG.N) reported a surprise rise in first-quarter sales on Friday on strong demand for its beauty products and cleaning supplies, helping it in its fight against competition from cheaper store-branded products. The logo for Procter & Gamble Co. is displayed on a screen on the floor of the New…
Tesla launches new $45,000 Model 3

Tesla launches new $45,000 Model 3

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(Reuters) - Tesla Inc on Thursday introduced a new $45,000 version of its Model 3 sedan on its website, launching the car as U.S. tax breaks for Tesla cars are about to decrease. FILE PHOTO: A man walks near a logo of Tesla outside its China headquarters at China Central Mall in Beijing, China July…