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Lost ring returns on carrot 13 years later

Lost ring returns on carrot 13 years later Eighty-four-year-old Mary Grams said she thinks she lost the ring while pulling a large weed from the garden in September 2004. Her husband died five years ago, but she told the BBC he was a "joker" who would have been amused by the whole situation. [Full Article...]

Johnny Depp Visits BC Children's Hospital Dressed As Capt. Jack Sparrow

Johnny Depp Visits BC Children's Hospital Dressed As Capt. Jack Sparrow In this photo provided by BC Children's Hospital, Johnny Depp meets young patients during a 5-hour tour of the hospital's oncology, general pediatrics and neurology units. "Meeting Captain Jack was a dream come true for my daughter", said Sarah Kertcher, mother of 7-year-old Madison, a patient at the hospital. "He was at the hospital for more than five-and-a-half hours, never once breaking cha... [Full Article...]

Stronger Traffic Gives Target Q2 Sales A Boost

Stronger Traffic Gives Target Q2 Sales A Boost Adjusted for one-time costs and benefits, its earnings per share was $1.23, essentially flat from past year and above analysts' forecast of $1.19 and its own guidance that ranged from 95 cents to $1.15. The company also expects its comparable sales to be in the range of -1% to 1%. Comparable digital channel sales grew 32% and contributed 1.1% points to comparable sales growth. [Full Article...]

Asda cheers first quarterly sales rise in three years

Asda cheers first quarterly sales rise in three years Asda said trading was particularly strong over Easter, with sales up 16%. The news comes after the comany a year ago reported its worst quarterly performance on record when sales plunged by 7.5 per cent. Sean Clarke replaced Andy Clarke as chief executive previous year, and has implemented a new strategy, which involves cutting prices and improving the quality of own brand items. [Full Article...]

Ron Howard Teases the Ever-Present Empire in the Han Solo Movie

Ron Howard Teases the Ever-Present Empire in the Han Solo Movie This suggests the Death Star could be included in the movie. Ron Howard , director of the still untitled Han Solo Star Wars anthology film, has tweeted an image of the distinct helmet of the Death Star Trooper that have appeared in other Star Wars media. [Full Article...]

EXTRA: Rank Group Profit Falls Amid "Challenging" UK Retail Market

EXTRA: Rank Group Profit Falls Amid Pre-tax profit in the 12 months to 30 June fell 7 per cent to £79.7 million, while revenue at Rank also slipped slightly from £709m to £707m. However, in what the company described as a "challenging United Kingdom retail environment", its venues division's operating profit was down 9% to £88.2m and like-for-like revenue fell 1% to £642.5m. [Full Article...]

Fishing Republic PLC's (FISH) "Buy" Rating Reiterated at Northland Securities

Fishing Republic PLC's (FISH) About 38 shares traded. It has outperformed by 3.98% the S&P500. A CCI reading of +100 may represent overbought conditions, while readings near -100 may indicate oversold territory. 34,628 are held by Jnba Advisors. Segment Wealth Ltd Liability accumulated 0.09% or 4,008 shares. The New York-based Ota Financial Group L.P. has invested 0.37% in the stock. [Full Article...]

Oil steady as high US output balances crude stock draw

Light sweet crude oil ( WTI ) futures lost 0.77 dollar or 1.62 percent to close at USD 46.78 a barrel at the New York-based commodity exchange NYMEX. Refinery use fell 0.2% on the week and the gasoline build is liable to curb near-term increases in refinery crude demand. [Full Article...]

Ford Focus cars being recalled with a potential fuel tank fault

Ford Focus cars being recalled with a potential fuel tank fault Ford believes the vehicles could have blocked carbon canisters which could mean the auto takes in excessive levels of dust, leading to combustion. This could cause the fuel tank to reach vacuum levels that exceed design limits. The safety recall is unrelated to an incident in Melbourne in 2016 when a 2012-model Focus burst into flames. 'If I hadn't got out when I did I could have died, ' ... [Full Article...]

Hot Stocks Among Investors: Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (WMT), Cemtrex, Inc. (CETX)

Hot Stocks Among Investors: Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (WMT), Cemtrex, Inc. (CETX) For the full-year, Walmart raised the bottom end of its earnings outlook from $4.20 to a projection for between $4.30 to $4.40 per share. Second-quarter sales topped analysts' estimates on Wednesday, and the company boosted its forecast for the rest of the year. [Full Article...]

Walmart, General Mills vets to join Target's food team

Walmart, General Mills vets to join Target's food team The Minneapolis-based retailer, which has been trying to overhaul its food business for more than two years, said in February that price cuts for groceries would be a priority in 2017. Joining Kenny at Target is Liz Nordlie, who will serve as Target's vice president of product design and development for food and beverage. Nordlie (left) joins Target from General Mills , where she spent 20 yea... [Full Article...]

Cypress Semiconductor Corporation (CY) closed its previous trading session at $13.53

It has outperformed by 22.75% the S&P500. The sales growth rate for a stock is a measure of how the stock's sales per share (SPS) has grown over a specific period of time. The funds in our partner's database now possess: 418.62 million shares, up from 395.72 million shares in 2016Q3. Glg Ptnrs Lp stated it has 96,787 shares. [Full Article...]

Alibaba Group Holding Quarterly Net Profit Nearly Doubles On Year

Alibaba Group Holding Quarterly Net Profit Nearly Doubles On Year Revenue was up 56.1% on-year to 50.18 billion yuan, driven by China commerce retail business, worldwide commerce retail business and Alibaba Cloud. Alibaba bolstered its dominance in e-commerce by improving the advertising algorithms it uses to generate revenue from brands trying to reach the 466-million active consumers on its online platforms. [Full Article...]

Infosys board to consider Rs 13000-cr share buyback on August 19

Infosys board to consider Rs 13000-cr share buyback on August 19 The country's No. 2 software services exporter had said in April, it would return up to $2.03 billion to shareholders in the fiscal year ending March 2018, adding the manner of the payout will be decided by later by the board. "We do not perceive this move to be an outcome of lower growth, instead it well means limited possibilities of large acquisitions going ahead, and consistent generation of c... [Full Article...]

Hyundai reportedly announces 'shift' to electric vehicles with already planned electric Genesis

Hyundai reportedly announces 'shift' to electric vehicles with already planned electric Genesis Even Toyota, which has focused on hybrid for today and fuel-cell for tomorrow , is now scrambling to get an EV plan on track . The company began researching fuel cell technology in 1998 and developed its first fuel cell vehicle based on the Santa Fe SUV , as part of a collaboration with CaFCP (California Fuel Cell Partnership). [Full Article...]

Retailer Kingfisher hurt by sales dip at its British B&Q business

Retailer Kingfisher hurt by sales dip at its British B&Q business Kingfisher , Europe's largest home improvement retailer, has reported a fall in sales during the second quarter, the second consecutive decline for the business. Shares in the group were the biggest fallers in the FTSE 100, dropping just over 3% to 297p. According to Davy analysts, the performance was "modestly worse" than Davy's own expectation. [Full Article...]

North American Management Corp Holds Position in Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (WMT)

North American Management Corp Holds Position in Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (WMT) Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. ( WMT ) exchanged hands at an unexpectedly low level of 7.79 million shares over the course of the day. It has underperformed by 2.87% the S&P500. boosted its stake in shares of Wal-Mart Stores by 0.7% in the first quarter. Sumitomo Life owns 60,725 shares. Moreover, Parsons Capital Mngmt Ri has 0.18% invested in Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE: WMT ). [Full Article...]

Union Cabinet approves new metro rail policy

Union Cabinet approves new metro rail policy The New Metro Rail policy is broadly based on the PPP model that includes constructing new Metro Rail systems through the Design-Build-Finance-Operate-Transfer mode, allowing private players to operate the service as well as supply rolling stock, and involving them in the maintenance and upgrade of infrastructure, according to the report. [Full Article...]

Deutsche Telekom AG (DTE) PT Set at €16.45 by Sanford C. Bernstein

Commerzbank Ag set a €14.00 ($16.47) price target on Deutsche Pfandbriefbank AG and gave the stock a buy rating in a report on Wednesday, July 26th. equinet AG set a €12.00 ($14.12) price target on Deutsche Pfandbriefbank AG and gave the stock a buy rating in a report on Wednesday, July 5th. [Full Article...]

Argos tops minimum wage offenders list

Argos tops minimum wage offenders list Argos, which was bought by supermarket giant Sainsbury's past year, had not paid 12,176 people who worked for the firm close to £1.5 million, the Government found. Business minister Margot James added: "It is against the law to pay workers less than legal minimum wage rates, short-changing ordinary working people and undercutting honest employers". [Full Article...]


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