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GM earns $1.4 billion in third quarter

DETROIT -- General Motors earned $1.4 billion in the third quarter, nearly doubling its year-earlier performance, and beat Wall Street expectations as North America remains consistently profitable and sales grew in China.

The net income ...

Microsoft's results top forecasts

SEATTLE -- Microsoft beat Wall Street expectations in its fiscal first quarter earnings, reported Thursday.

For the quarter ended Sept. 30, Microsoft reported revenue of $23.2 billion, profit of $4.54 billion and earnings per share of 54 cents.

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Amazon shares miss earnings forecast, stock sinks

SEATTLE -- Amazon.com posted a much larger loss than analysts expected for the third quarter on Thursday afternoon, and the company's shares sank in after-hours trading.

What's more, the company's guidance for the all-important fourth quarter, ...