Google opens Kirkland office, plans another $100M in local investments

By 2025, Google's Kirkland Urban campus will have over 760,000 square feet of office space. The tech giant's Seattle-area offices comprise its largest engineering hub outside of California. Read More...


AutoNation top earnings expectations, as big beat in used vehicles offset decline in new vehicles

Shares of AutoNation Inc. rallied 1.3% in premarket trading Thursday, after the auto seller reported first-quarter profit and revenue that rose above expectations, as a big beat in sales of used vehicles offset a slight miss in new vehicles. Net income increased to $362.1 million, or $5.78 a share, from $239.4 million, or $2.85 a share, in the year-ago period. The FactSet consensus for earnings per share was $5.25. Revenue grew 14.4% to $6.75 billion, above the FactSet consensus of $6.51 billion

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