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Planned Sales at Flextronics Nearly Hits $31M


Mon, 20 Apr 2015 11:16:50 EDT
CEO Mike McNamara exercised options and sold $27 million in shares of the contract manufacturer earlier this month.

Head Under the Sea for Energy Upside


Mon, 27 Apr 2015 15:30:49 EDT
Cameron International and FMC Technology are levered to subsea equipment and look attractive.

AutoNation’s Michael Jackson Steps on the Gas


Tue, 21 Apr 2015 13:31:06 EDT
Jackson has built AutoNation into the largest automotive retailer in the U.S., and become an industry visionary. Beware “The Ashes of Idiots.”


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Small Lenders Object to Deals Over Breaches


Mon, 27 Apr 2015 21:20:01 EDT
Small banks and credit unions are banding together in a bid to recover hundreds of millions of dollars in losses incurred from high-profile data breaches at Target and Home Depot.

Pricier Gadgets Help Apple Elbow Out Rivals


Mon, 27 Apr 2015 20:20:49 EDT
Apple is pulling off a feat rarely seen in any industry, much less the cutthroat world of consumer electronics: gaining market share while also commanding higher prices.

Applied Materials, Tokyo Electron Pull Plug on Merger


Mon, 27 Apr 2015 20:54:35 EDT
The merger of big chip-equipment makers collapsed amid a long review.


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Coca-Cola Company (KO) Q1 2015: Share Price Leaps As Coke Tops Expectations And Sales Improve


Wed, 22 Apr 2015 08:36:42 -0400
Coca-Cola Co. (NYSE:KO) beat Wall Street’s first-quarter expectations Wednesday as the world's largest producer of soft drink syrups and juice products reported better-than-expected profit and revenue in the three months ended Arpil 3. Global sales inched up 1 percent in the first three months of what the company has said will be a transitional year involving $3 billion in cost-cutting measures. 

Property Writedown Drags Tesco To Worst Ever Loss


Wed, 22 Apr 2015 02:55:50 -0400
(Reuters) - Tesco posted an annual loss of 6.4 billion pounds ($9.56 billion) on Wednesday, the worst in its 96-year history, after shoppers deserted Britain's biggest retailer, forcing it to write down the value of its stores. Hurt by an accounting scandal and sliding sales due to pressure from discounters and a brutal price war, the supermarket wrote down the value of its stores by 4.7 billion pounds. The statutory loss, which also includes restructuring charges and stock writedowns, is one of the biggest in British corporate history.


International Business Times


World's First Full-Scale Carbon Capture And Storage Project To Launch At Canada's Boundary Dam Plant


Wed, 01 Oct 2014 14:41:15 -0400
The world’s first commercial-scale “carbon capture and storage” (CCS) project is set to launch this week at a coal-fired power plant in Canada. The $1.4 billion development marks a major milestone for the fledgling technology, which is seen as critical for cutting global warming pollution from fossil fuels.


International Business Times


US Crude Prices To Fall To $40 A Barrel: Goldman Sachs


Mon, 09 Mar 2015 05:43:07 -0400
U.S. crude prices will likely drop to $40 a barrel in the near term, reversing recent gains in oil prices as global crude inventories begin to increase again, Goldman Sachs said. The price of crude had risen by a third this year due to supply disruptions from the Middle East and refinery slowdowns in the face of high margins.

Global Food Prices Fall To Lowest Level In 5 Years: FAO


Fri, 06 Mar 2015 02:37:20 -0500
Global food prices dipped to their lowest level since July 2010, continuing a steady decline, the United Nations' Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) said, in a statement released Thursday. The fall was prompted by improved supplies, falling crude oil prices and a strong dollar, according to the FAO.

Oil Tops $60 For First Time In 2015; Oversupply Persists


Sat, 14 Feb 2015 01:37:10 -0500
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Oil closed up for a second straight week on Friday after another drop in the U.S. rig count, and Brent crude hit a 2015 high above $60 a barrel, but market skeptics cautioned the rally could fade because supplies keep coming. Many traders and analysts believe there is a global oversupply of nearly two million barrels per day of crude oil.They say little has changed fundamentally to explain the price rebound of the past two weeks.


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