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Prescription drugs, lower taxes, power J&J 3Q beat

A jump in prescription drug sales and a sharply reduced tax bill boosted Johnson & Johnson’s third-quarter sales and profit, which beat Wall Street expectations. The world’s biggest maker of health care products on Tuesday also slightly raised its profit forecast for the year. The New Brunswick, N.J., maker of baby products, biotech drugs and … Continue reading Prescription drugs, lower taxes, power J&J 3Q beat

NEW YORK | Citigroup profit rises to $4.6 billion, beats Street views

NEW YORK — Citigroup said Friday that its third-quarter profits rose 12 percent from a year earlier, as the banking conglomerate was able to cut expenses and benefited from lower taxes. The New York-based bank earned $4.62 billion in the third quarter, up from $4.13 billion a year ago. Citi earned a profit of $1.74 … Continue reading NEW YORK | Citigroup profit rises to $4.6 billion, beats Street views

NEW YORK  | JPMorgan’s profits rise 18 percent, helped by lower taxes

NEW YORK  — JPMorgan Chase says second-quarter profits rose by 18 percent from a year ago, as the bank continues to benefit from higher interest rates and a lower tax bill following last year’s passage of President Donald Trump’s tax law. JPMorgan earned $8.32 billion in the first quarter, or $2.29 a share, up from … Continue reading NEW YORK  | JPMorgan’s profits rise 18 percent, helped by lower taxes

Trend: Florida Residents Moving South for a Better Retirement—Internationalliving.com

BALTIMORE /APRIL 24, 2018 (STLRealEstate.News) — “Florida has long been the go-to option for American retirees seeking a warmer climate and lower taxes, but its appeal appears to be diminishing—with Florida-based retirees turning their eyes to better-value options abroad,” says Jennifer Stevens, Executive Editor, International Living. “The destructiveness of hurricanes in Florida—which typically increases insurance … Continue reading Trend: Florida Residents Moving South for a Better Retirement—Internationalliving.com

NEW YORK | JPMorgan hits record quarterly profit, helped by lower taxes

NEW YORK | April 13, 2018 (AP)(STL.News)  Wall Street giant JPMorgan Chase & Co. recorded the highest quarterly profit in its history Friday, as the company benefited greatly from the new tax law passed late last year. JPMorgan Chase, the nation’s largest bank by assets and deposits, had a profit of $8.71 billion in the … Continue reading NEW YORK | JPMorgan hits record quarterly profit, helped by lower taxes

NEW YORK | JPMorgan’s 1Q profit rises 35 percent, helped by lower taxes

NEW YORK | April 13, 2018 (AP)(STL.News)  JPMorgan Chase & Co. says its first-quarter profit jumped 35 percent from a year ago, helped by higher interest rates and a lower tax bill due to the recently passed tax law. JPMorgan says it earned $8.71 billion in the first quarter, or $2.37 a share, up from … Continue reading NEW YORK | JPMorgan’s 1Q profit rises 35 percent, helped by lower taxes