U.S. stocks were set to open lower on Thursday as strong earnings, including from Microsoft, failed to ease fears of a trade war after President Donald Trump said he was ready to impose tariffs on $500 billion worth of Chinese imports.
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U.S. industrial conglomerate General Electric Co reported a smaller-than-expected drop in quarterly profit on Friday as weakness in power and renewables energy offset gains in its aviation, oil and gas and healthcare units.
AT&T Inc on Friday named Oklahoma City, Charlotte and Raleigh, North Carolina, as three more cities where it plans launch its next-generation wireless network, or 5G, by the end of the year.
LONDON After a year laying the groundwork for his Karachi-based clothing company's expansion to Europe, businessman Abdul Aziz was poised to start delivery to British shops such as TK MAXX.
SoftBank Group Corp's Vision Fund is seeking to invest almost $1 billion in SenseTime Group Ltd, a Chinese facial recognition technology developer, Bloomberg reported on Friday.
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