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  • Facebook to shut down Beacon tracking tool as part of lawsuit settlement Stocks end lower but pare earlier losses; Health care and technology remain strong Facebook to shut down Beacon tracking tool as part of class-action settlement Stocks fall as investors log profits ahead of Fed meeting; health care stocks temper losses Carnival Corp. hopes to keep topping forecasts, releases third quarter results Tuesday morning Stocks pare early losses, buoyed by health care, technology shares Private research group's forecast of economic activity rises in August for 5th straight month Summary Box: EU applies brakes to Oracle-Sun deal on questions about database market Summary Box: Intel raises 3rd-quarter sales outlook, citing improved demand China says it might appeal WTO ruling on movie, music imports, insists trade 'unimpeded'

  • Operating cash flow was adversely affected by an increase in the quarter end balance of accounts receivable, which is partly due to the higher level of sales in the first quarter and partly due to a greater mix of sales to contract OEM customers as increasing demand from OEM customers is taking a greater percentage of our available production.

  • The Company's success at raising deposit balances during the quarter allowed the Company to pay down a large segment of the overnight advances that were taken down during the fourth quarter of 2008 as part of the short-term leverage initiative.

  • The flag carrier posted a net profit of 876 million ringgit ($250 million) for April-June, rebounding from a loss of 695 million ringgit ($199 million) in the previous quarter and up from 34 million ringgit ($10 million) in the same quarter a year ago.

  • According to the SNL Kagan analysis of full subscriber counts for cable, DBS and telco video offerings, the multichannel universe lost 216,000 customers in the second quarter, versus a 378,000 gain reported in the same quarter last year.

  • Its Symbian interface isn't as slick or user-friendly as the iPhone and the third-quarter launch of its N8 phone doesn't look like a game-changer.

  • Reporting first-quarter earnings today, JPMorgan Chase, which has been fighting efforts to¬† create a Consumer Financial Protection Agency, noted its income rose 55 percent to $3.3 billion.

  • The euro had come off Thursday's highs as the ECB's quarter-percentage-point rate hike was almost universally expected and central bank chief Jean-Claude Trichet said the ECB hadn't decided to embark on a series of rate increases.

  • This little flower is about the size of a quarter.

  • Market rally loses steam, stocks mostly lower even after Intel raises its sales forecast Harris increases regular quarterly dividend to 22 cents from 20 cents Market rally loses steam, stocks fall even after Intel raises its sales forecast Market rally loses steam but technology shares get a lift as Intel raises its sales forecast Stocks mixed as market rally loses steam; better sales forecast from Intel boosts tech stocks Intel raises 3rd-quarter sales outlook, citing improved demand; its shares jump Stocks mixed amid better sales forecast from Intel, data on the consumer Stocks mostly higher at opening after Intel increases revenue forecast China says it might appeal WTO ruling on movie, music imports, insists trade 'unimpeded'