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Dow opens slightly higher on industrial gains

The Dow opened slightly higher on Wednesday, boosted by Boeing's 3.4 percent jump after strong results, while the Nasdaq and S&P 500 were little changed as U.S. bond yields climbed above the 3 percent level.

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Twitter trounces estimates as growth moves overseas

Twitter Inc reported its second profitable quarter on Wednesday and topped Wall Street estimates for revenue and monthly active users, as advertisers in Asia and other markets outside the United States embraced its video ads.

Tech, Twitter 7:50am EDT

Bud brewer hopeful that aluminum tariffs won't hit U.S. allies

BRUSSELS Anheuser-Busch InBev , the world's largest brewer, is hopeful that the United States will grant permanent exemptions to aluminum imported from allies and wants U.S. Congress to look into price spikes that have already set in.

10:15am EDT

Boeing cruises past forecasts as margins, sales grow

Boeing Co's profit jumped by more than half in the first quarter, surging past Wall Street forecasts, and strong sales of commercial jets led it to raise its forecasts for cash flow and earnings after a record 2017.

10:20am EDT

Austrian court blocks Uber in Vienna: taxi group

ZURICH A commercial court in Vienna has issued a temporary injunction to stop ride-hailing service Uber from operating in Vienna, a taxi company that had sued Uber said on Wednesday.

9:46am EDT

Qatar Airways confirms "substantial" annual loss, blames regional row

ANTALYA, Turkey Qatar Airways made a "substantial" loss in its last financial year because of a regional dispute that has banned the airline from four Arab countries, its chief executive said on Wednesday without revealing the extent of the losses.

10:22am EDT

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