Google profit beats estimates (CNN Money)
Shares of Google Inc. rose in after-hours trading Thursday after the Internet search company said its first-quarter profit climbed 8.9% and topped Wall Street's forecast, amid a tough advertising environment.
US bank earnings, indicators buoy Asia markets (The Star)
PETALING JAYA: Asian stock markets rose yesterday on hopes that the worst of the global recession may be over as US bank earnings beat expectations and several leading economic indicators in China and the United States made gains.
Intel profit falls, beats the street (CNN Money)
Intel Corp. said Tuesday its first-quarter profit dropped 55% amid a weak market for personal computers, but the world's largest chipmaker topped Wall Street's forecasts for earnings and revenue.