Articles By Moran Zhang

From Economy Jul 18, 2012

US Stocks Rebound In Choppy Session; Bernanke Gives No Stimulus Detail

U.S. stocks gave back early gains, then gained new momentum on Tuesday after Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke set out a downbeat view of the economy to Congress without promising imminent easing measures.

From Economy Jul 17, 2012

Bernanke On The Hill, Inflation, Housing Data: Economic Events For July 16-20

Bernanke delivers his semi-annual Humphrey-Hawkins testimony to Congress.

From Companies Jul 16, 2012

Johnson & Johnson 2Q Earnings Preview: Promising New Drugs Lift Profits

Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ), the world's second-biggest health care company, is expected to report higher second-quarter profit as strong performance of new drugs help mitigate drags from generic competition and strings of recalls.

From Companies Jul 16, 2012

Coca-Cola's Q2 Earnings Preview: Profits Rise On Thirsty Emerging Markets

The Coca-Cola Co. (NYSE: KO) is expected to report stronger second-quarter profit as the world's largest soft-drink maker tries to offset higher commodity prices and currency headwinds by expanding aggressively into key international markets.

From Economy Jul 14, 2012

BoA, Intel, Microsoft: 55 Earnings Reports To Watch, July 16-20

Second-quarter earnings season heads into full swing next week. The results will provide guidance on how much the global slowdown is affecting U.S. companies.

From Economy Jul 13, 2012

China 2Q GDP Preview: Worst Growth Since 2008 Crisis To Hit US Corporate Profits

What bad news does China have in store?

From Economy Jul 12, 2012

US Initial Jobless Claims Fall To 350,000, A 4-Year Low

The number of Americans lining up for new jobless benefits last week had its biggest decline in four years, the Labor Dept. said Thursday, but one-time factors such as fewer auto-sector layoffs than normal plus the July 4 holiday likely caused the sharp decline.

From Economy Jul 11, 2012

June FOMC Minutes To Drop Big Hints On QE3 (And Why It May Not Be Cure For Economy’s Woes)

Given recent indications that the U.S. economic slowdown has become more pronounced lately, the markets will be scouring the minutes of the June 19-20 Federal Open Market Committee meeting, due to be published on Wednesday, for signs that the recently announced extension to the Operation Twist progr...

From Economy Jul 11, 2012

OECD Sees No End To Job Crisis, Warns Of 'Lost Generation'

Unemployment in advanced economies will remain high until at least the end of 2013, with youth and the low-skilled hurt most by the weakest economic recovery in the past four decades, the OECD said Tuesday.

From Economy Jul 10, 2012

Don’t Give Up On The China Dream (Just Yet) - Nation Passes Japan On Fortune 500

China's double-digit growth rate during the financial crisis has been the envy of the world and most people agree that we may have seen the last of the country's miraculous growth. So yes, China's growth is slowing. However, it's too early to get all pessimistic.