Strong travel demand lifts Boeing in first quarter
CHICAGO (AP) -- Rising demand for travel is providing Boeing with a huge tail wind, pushing earnings and revenue beyond Wall Street expectations in the first quarter....

Twitter is profitable again in 1st quarter, grows overseas
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Twitter is reporting its second profitable quarter with very strong profit and revenue numbers, sending shares up sharply in premarket trading....

Germany trims 2018 growth forecast, but outlook still strong
BERLIN (AP) -- The German government trimmed its economic growth forecast for this year to 2.3 percent on Wednesday, though it said the outlook remains good and is predicting that growth next year will be almost as strong....

Wynn Resorts posts 1Q loss on legal settlement charge
NEW YORK (AP) -- Wynn Resorts reported a first-quarter loss on Tuesday, its bottom line weighed by a nearly $465 million charge link to a legal settlement....

Shire, Whirlpool rise while Caterpillar, 3M slide
NEW YORK (AP) -- Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Tuesday:...

Burger King grows; Tim Hortons to get makeover
NEW YORK (AP) -- A new burger and a spicy chicken sandwich sold well at Burger King, helping boost profits for its owner Restaurants Brands. But the company's other chain, Tim Hortons, didn't do as well, and Restaurant Brands plans to remodel those stores to try to get more people to come in to buy its coffee and doughnuts....

Diet Coke grows for first time in 8 years after makeover
NEW YORK (AP) -- Diet Coke's makeover, which put the sugar-free drink in skinny colorful cans, helped the low-calorie brand sell more soda in North America for the first time in nearly eight years....

Caterpillar 1Q profit surges on equipment sales
A boost in equipment sales propelled Caterpillar's first-quarter profit, as a strong global economy helped support construction and energy industry projects....

German business confidence falls amid trade tensions
BERLIN (AP) -- A closely watched survey showed a bigger-than-expected drop in German business confidence amid worries about international trade tensions, but Tuesday's report doesn't necessarily signal any serious problems for Europe's biggest economy....

Chipmaker SK Hynix reports 64 percent jump in 1Q earnings
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- SK Hynix Inc. says its first-quarter net profit has surged 64 percent over a year earlier thanks to robust memory chip prices....

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