Google profits up nearly 30%
Internet giant Google reports fourth-quarter profits of $4.76bn, up nearly 30% from the same period a year before, but revenue misses Wall Street expectations.
US Congress passes Keystone approval
The US Senate passes a bill to approve the controversial Keystone XL pipeline, sending it to President Barack Obama's desk for a likely veto.
Amazon holiday profits drop by $25m
The online retail giant Amazon reports weaker profits for the busy Christmas period, but a 15% rise in sales cheers investors.
Denmark, Deutschland and deflation
Our economics correspondent Andrew Walker explains how developments in Germany and Denmark are hallmarks of strange times in the eurozone.
Oil firms pull FTSE 100 lower
Disappointing results from Royal Dutch Shell hit shares in oil companies, dragging the market lower.