Baidu Reports Loss Tied to Investment in Travel Company
Once known as the Google of China, Baidu has been trailing tech companies such as social-media and gaming behemoth Tencent and e-commerce giant Alibaba, which both made the leap to smartphones more nimbly.
Stocks to Watch: Qualcomm, Twitter, Alphabet
Qualcomm, Twitter, Alphabet are some of the companies with shares expected to trade actively in Thursday's session.
Rolls-Royce Warns of Further Hit From Trent Issues
Rolls-Royce said it expects to book a GBP1.4 billion charge from continued issues with its troubled Trent 1000 engines.
Siemens Enjoys Strong Quarter
Siemens posted a strong performance in the fourth-quarter with net profit, revenue and orders all ahead of analysts' expectations, driven by the company's industrial businesses.
ArcelorMittal Trades Higher After Earnings Beat Expectations
Shares in ArcelorMittal jumped after the steelmaker's third-quarter earnings beat analysts' expectations.
Lufthansa Profit Tops Forecast
Lufthansa posted an above-forecast 4% rise in third-quarter net profit to EUR1.15 billion and confirmed its full-year guidance.
Deutsche Telekom Raises Targets
Deutsche Telekom raised its outlook for the year but cut its dividend after reporting a 23% rise in third-quarter net profit.
Lenovo Vows to Keep Smartphone Business Profitable
Lenovo Group will ensure its smartphone business won't suffer another loss, the company's CEO said.
U.S. Charges Former Twitter Employees With Spying for Saudi Arabia
Federal prosecutors charged two former Twitter employees and a Saudi national with spying on users of the social-media platform who were critical of Riyadh and providing that information to the kingdom's officials.
Google Revisits Political Ad Policy
Google is in discussions about changing its political ad policy, about a week after Facebook and Twitter publicly diverged on how to handle those ads.