As desire to acquire mounts, so does risk of losses
NEW YORK (AP) -- The word suggests compassion, benevolence. It even sounds nice....

Survey: US manufacturing accelerates in June
WASHINGTON (AP) -- American manufacturing expanded for the fourth straight month in June, hitting the strongest reading in 16 months as the outlook for new orders and production improved....

Some of the worst acquisitions ever, and the billions lost
Companies have dug deep in their pockets to buy other companies recently, raising the risk that they've overpaid. If true, investors will suffer. Companies would be forced to "write down" their goodwill, an asset on financial statements that represents the premiums paid in deals, and the losses would cut into earnings....

Hershey and Starz climb, Deutsche Bank and Pier 1 fall
NEW YORK (AP) -- Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily on Thursday:...

UK stock index above pre-vote level: Crisis over? Not likely
LONDON (AP) -- Don't be fooled: the rebound in Britain's main stock market to where it was before the vote to leave the European Union does not mean all is now fine for the country's economy....

Eurozone inflation back above zero in June, but still low
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) -- The annual rate of inflation in the 19 countries that use the euro rose to 0.1 percent in June from below zero, but is still far short of official targets....

German jobless rate edges below 6 percent in June
BERLIN (AP) -- Germany's unemployment rate edged below 6 percent in June, reflecting the robust state of Europe's biggest economy....

General Mills' 4th-quarter results beat expectations
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- General Mills' fiscal fourth-quarter results beat analysts' expectations as the packaged food company worked on slashing costs and refreshing its product lineup amid struggling sales....

US economy grew at slightly faster 1.1 percent in Q1
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The U.S. economy grew slightly faster at the start of the year than previously estimated, even though consumer spending posted the smallest gain in two years....

Spain's economy grew estimated 0.7 pct in second quarter
MADRID (AP) -- Spain's central bank estimates the economy grew by 0.7 percent in the second quarter compared with the previous three months, down from 0.8 percent in the first quarter....

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