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Today’s Top 7 Business News Headlines

  • Consumer Discretionary Spending Falls
  • Yen Weakness Helps Stocks in Japan
  • Alphabet Reports Q3 Revenue Up 20.2%, Announces $7 Billion Share Buyback
  • Amazon Misses on Q4 Earnings, Stock Falls 8% in After Hours…
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YouTube Shines Bright As Star Of Alphabet's Google Galaxy

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS/AP) — YouTube has emerged as a break-out star in Google’s cast of services as the online video site upstages cable television for a younger generation of viewers looking for amusement, news and music on their smartphones. 691 more words


SCUBA ABC's: A Diver's Vocabulary


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A – Air. Most SCUBA tanks are filled with compressed air, which is filtered and dehumidified. Which means it’s probably safer to breathe than the polluted air outside or near a cigarette smoker. 1,256 more words


Alphabet cannot be stopped, even as its moonshots bleed cash

Someday, Alphabet may have to answer for all the money being sunk into its many moonshots. Today is not that day.

Google’s parent company continued its streak of strong earnings, with net income breaking $5 billion in the third quarter. 268 more words

Alphabet Earnings: Google's Parent Firing on Almost All Cylinders

It’s not easy being Alphabet. Sure, the holding company that owns Google—among many other things—has a market value of about $550 billion, and its stock is close to its all-time high. 496 more words


Alphabet's Revenue Jump Underscores Fervor Around Mobile and Online Video

Google parent Alphabet reported a 20.2% rise in quarterly revenue on Thursday, helped by robust sales of advertising on mobile devices and YouTube, and the search giant said it would repurchase about $7 billion of its Class C stock. 357 more words


Alphabet reports a strong third quarter despite free-falling advertising values

Alphabet’s strategy of trying to stuff the difference between declining mobile advertising value with additional clicks appears to still be paying off as the company once again showed Wall Street that it can make a ton of money and continue to grow. 839 more words