P&G sales growth shy of forecasts as slowing birthrate hurts diaper sales

By Richa Naidu and Nivedita Balu (Reuters) – Procter & Gamble Co released quarterly sales on Thursday that missed analysts' expectations for the first time in five quarters, penalized by the weakness of baby and female skincare products such as…

Stocks fall as earnings disappoint, China works to contain coronavirus

U.S. stocks fell Thursday morning, disappointing profits adding to lingering global concerns as China struggles to contain a potentially deadly disease that has so far disgusted hundreds of people. – 9:36 a.m.ET: stocks open lower after series of weak profits,…