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  • Google beats expectations, shares jump
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    Google beats expectations, shares jump

    Alphabet (GOOG), the parent of search giant Google reported numbers that were stronger than expected, and shares are rallying. “Our terrific second quarter results, with 21% revenue growth year on year, and 25% on a constant currency basis reflect the successful investments we’ve made over many years in rapidly expanding areas such as mobile and video,” Alphabet CFO Ruth Porat said. Paid clicks on Google websites increased 37% year-over-year, while cost-per-click fell 9%.

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    Beijing has criticized new European tariffs on Chinese steel as "unjustifiable" protectionism coming just weeks after commerce ministers from G20 nations pledged to promote free trade