IBM Beats Estimates, Raises Annual Forecast

July 18 (Bloomberg) -- International Business Machines Corp., the world’s biggest computer-services provider, raised its full-year earnings forecast after second-quarter profit topped estimates. Sterne Agee & Leech's Shaw Wu talks about the earnings report on Bloomberg Television's "Street Smart." (Source: Bloomberg)

Abengoa's Bondholders Jumping Ship
41:15 - Creditors of the troubled Spanish renewable energy company, Abengoa, are facing tough choices this morning. They're being told to dump their holdings in the firm or take their chances in an eventual settlement. Abengoa has been teetering on the edge of becoming Spain's biggest corporate bankruptcy. Bloomberg's Rodrigo Orihuela reports on "Countdown." (Source: Bloomberg)
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