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  • Norfolk Southern railroad 1Q profit falls 18 pct

    Norfolk Southern railroad 1Q profit falls 18 pct

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 12:54 PM EDT2014-04-23 16:54:35 GMT
    Norfolk Southern Corp.'s first-quarter profit fell 18 percent as severe winter weather slowed shipments and the railroad delivered 1 percent less freight overall.
    Norfolk Southern's first-quarter profit fell 18 percent as severe winter weather slowed the railroad's shipments and coal revenue dropped 15 percent.
  • Greek milestone helps Europe put crisis in past

    Greek milestone helps Europe put crisis in past

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 12:44 PM EDT2014-04-23 16:44:56 GMT
    Official figures show that governments across the 28-country European Union recorded lower budget deficits in 2013 amid lower spending and an economic recovery that shored up revenues.
    Europe's debt crisis is receding farther behind in the rear view mirror.
  • China, US data keep a lid on global stocks

    China, US data keep a lid on global stocks

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 12:34 PM EDT2014-04-23 16:34:43 GMT
    Shares were mixed Wednesday, as weak data from China sapped the upward momentum from an overnight rally on a flurry of deals in the pharmaceutical sector.
    Lackluster economic data out of China and the U.S. offset a string of positive developments in Europe to keep a lid on global stock markets on Wednesday following a strong run, particularly on Wall Street.
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