Air New Zealand says result strong despite drop in profitWELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) -- New Zealand's national airline on Wednesday reported a 17 percent drop in profit from last year but said it has risen to the challenge of increased competition.... The Latest: Treasury Secretary's wife apologizes for postingWASHINGTON (AP) -- The Latest on Louise Linton, the wife of Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin (all times EDT):... Macy's and DSW jump while Coty and Toll Brothers slideNEW YORK (AP) -- Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Tuesday:... BHP Billiton returns to black with $6.7 billion profitCANBERRA, Australia (AP) -- Anglo-Australian miner, BHP Billiton, on Tuesday reported a return to black with a $6.7 billion annual profit a year after the company's worst ever full-year result and said it wants to sell its U.S. shale oil assets.... Francesca's and Apache skid while Herbalife and Fiat riseNEW YORK (AP) -- Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Monday:... Hot stock tip: Chicken Soup for the SoulNEW YORK (AP) -- "These are the times that try men's souls," was written more than two centuries ago, but given events this week, they could have popped up in any blog or tweet in recent days.... European Central Bank still concerned about low inflationFRANKFURT, Germany (AP) -- The European Central Bank's policymakers are still concerned that inflation in the 19-nation eurozone is too low despite an improving economy and seem worried about the strength of the shared euro currency, their last meeting shows.... Online sales, solid store traffic gives Walmart 2Q boostBENTONVILLE, Ark. (AP) -- Americans are going into Walmart stores and they're spending money on its website, pushing the performance of the world's biggest retailer beyond Wall Street expectations during the second-quarter.... Wal-Mart BENTONVILLE, Ark. (AP) -- Wal-Mart is reporting second-quarter profit of $2.9 billion, or 96 cents per share.... UK retail sales grow modestly as consumers remain cautiousLONDON (AP) -- Retail sales in Britain, a key component of the economy, rose by a solid if unspectacular 0.3 percent in July from the month before as consumers remain constrained by falling real incomes.... AP Photo/David Goldman Investing Stocks Quickrank | Market Movers | A-Z List | 52 Week High/low | Index Performance Mutual Funds Quickrank | Market Movers | A-Z List ETFs ETF Quickrank Quote: © Copyright 2007 Morningstar, Inc.