Earnings Reported After The Bell Jan. 22

Here is a quick summary of the earnings reported after the bell Jan. 22 1. Heritage Financial Group, Inc. (HBOS) reported Q4 net income of $2.5 million or $0.28 per diluted share vs $3.4 million or $0.45 per diluted share for the year-earlier quarter; Q4 non-GAAP net...

European Stocks Poised For Higher Open

Stock futures point to a higher open on Friday, a day after the European Central Bank (ECB) unveiled its asset purchase program that exceeded market expectations. There is some consensus among market participants that the launch of QE program has been fast-tracked...

U.K. Inflation Falls To Lowest On Record

U.K. inflation slowed more-than-expected to the lowest on record on lower fuel and food prices, data from the Office for National Statistics showed Tuesday. Moreover, factory-gate prices declined at the fastest pace since September 2009 signaling deflationary pressure...

Airbus’ Record 2014 Orders Trail Boeing, But Tops On Orders

French aerospace giant Airbus Group N.V. (EADSF, EADSY) announced Tuesday that it has achieved a new record of 629 aircraft deliveries in 2014. However, the figure trailed the deliveries made by rival aerospace and defense giant Boeing Co. (BA: Quote). The deliveries...

National Health Service Of UK To Withdraw Funding For 25 Cancer Drugs

The National Health Service or NHS of UK has decided to withdraw funding for 25 cancer treatments. A set of treatments would be totally removed from the NHS list, while a few will be restricted. The new drug list will be effective from March 12. Professor Peter Clark,...