That compared favourably with the 58 cents predicted by analysts. On the company's financial health, Microsoft Corporation reported $0.69 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.11 according to the earnings call on Jul 19, 2016.
Almost 200,000 people have applied for a vote in the Labour leadership contest in an apparent boost for Jeremy Corbyn's hopes of seeing off a challenge from Owen Smith. The nominations-gathering process officially closes at 1600 GMT on Wednesday, triggering the formal contest. Already the next general election is shaping up to be a total write-off.
But the move consolidates more power in the president's hands, allowing him to rule by decree. "It's not limited to security forces and armed forces traditionally involved in a coup d'etat". The military has long seen itself as the guardian of secularism in this mostly Muslim country and has staged a series of coups in past decades, but its power has been gradually diminished.
Kennedy in 1963. "I am not in the habit of supporting people who attack my wife and who attack my father", he said. Speaking on a Politico-sponsored panel on the future of the Republican Party, Roe said that for Cruz, "it was never part of the consideration to endorse".
According to the MBA, last week's average mortgage loan rate for a conforming 30-year fixed-rate mortgage increased from 3.60% to 3.65%. "Absent hard political or economic news, it's not easy for mortgage rates to continue to decline", adds Gumbinger.
Among stocks moving on earnings news, Johnson & Johnson climbed 2.9 percent after reporting quarterly profit that beat analyst estimates. The Nasdaq Composite was up 5.05 points, or 0.1 per cent, at 5,094.98. Mullen Group Ltd., a trucking and logistics company, advanced 9.2 per cent to $15.53 after surprisingly strong earnings prompted several analysts to raise their price targets on the stock.