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US economic growth slows to just 0.5% in first quarter

The US economy sputtered in the first quarter of 2016 to the weakest growth in two years as consumers and businesses cut back spending.

The economy grew at a slower-than-expected annual rate of just 0.5 per cent in the quarter, the Commerce Department said Thursday. 507 more words

Money Matters

LinkedIn’s Strong Revenue Gain Send Shares Soaring

(Reuters) – LinkedIn, the operator of the world’s biggest online network for professionals, reported a 35% rise in quarterly revenue as demand grew for its hiring services. 27 more words

Business

US economic growth slows to 0.5% in Q1

WASHINGTON: The US economy sputtered in the first quarter of 2016 to the weakest growth in two years as consumers and businesses cut back spending. 530 more words

Current Affairs

LinkedIn's Strong Sales, Forecast Sends Shares Soaring

(Reuters) – LinkedIn, the operator of the world’s biggest online network for professionals, reported better-than-expected quarterly revenue and profit as demand grew for its hiring services and the company raised its 2016 forecasts. 186 more words

Tech

Baker Hughes Reports Bad Quarter But ….


Oilfield services firm Baker Hughes, currently mired in a highly contested merger with larger rival Halliburton, on Wednesday reported a $981 million net loss for the second quarter. 126 more words

Layoffs in Singapore down quarter on quarter in Q1, but up from Q1 last year

WHILE layoffs eased from 5,370 in the previous quarter to 4,600 in the first quarter of 2016, the number was higher than a year ago (3,500), according to a preliminary report released on Thursday morning by the Ministry of Manpower. 118 more words

Singapore

Samsung's Profit Lifted By Better-Than-Expected Galaxy S7 Sales

Reuters) – Tech giant Samsung Electronics said on Thursday that its first-quarter operating profit rose 12% from a year earlier, propelled by strong initial sales for its flagship Galaxy S7 smartphones. 307 more words

Tech