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Duke Profit Rises on Demand, Low Fuel Costs

Thu, 11/05/2015 - 8:37am
Duke Energy reported a 5.5 percent rise in quarterly profit from continuing operations, driven by warmer-than-expected weather and lower fuel costs.
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Oil-related Job Cuts Climb To Six-month High: Challenger

Thu, 11/05/2015 - 8:30am
Oil-related job cuts totaled 13,671, the highest job-cut total for the sector since April, outplacement firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas said Thursday.
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Coty Sales Dip, Profit Beat Estimates After P&G Beauty Deal

Thu, 11/05/2015 - 8:26am
Coty Inc. said it had net income of $125.7 million, or 34 cents per share, in the first fiscal quarter, up from $10.6 million, or 28 cents per share, for the same period last year.
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Pound Drops As Bank Of England's Rate-hike Prospects Fall

Thu, 11/05/2015 - 8:26am
The pound fell Thursday after the Bank of England said inflation will likely remain lower than it previously expected.
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Bank of England Takes Early Rate Rise Off Table

Thu, 11/05/2015 - 8:24am
The Bank of England on Thursday signaled that the need to raise borrowing costs in the U.K. anytime soon has receded given the gloomier prospects for global growth, after it held its benchmark interest rate steady.
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Kate Spade Swings To Profit As Sales Climb 10.7%

Thu, 11/05/2015 - 8:10am
Luxury accessories maker Kate Spade & Co. said Thursday it had net income of $2.3 million, or 2 cents a share, in the third quarter, after a loss of $9.1 million, or 7 cents a share, in the year-earlier period.
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Panera Bread Goes Plant-Based

Thu, 11/05/2015 - 8:00am
Panera Bread announces its plan to add more plant-based proteins to its menu.
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Hyundai Goes High-End With New Genesis Brand

Thu, 11/05/2015 - 8:00am
Hyundai has dabbled in high-end cars since 2008, when it launched a more affordable premium sedan called the Genesis. After months of rumors, Hyundai officially raised its bet on the growing luxury market by revealing plans for a standalone brand.
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SeaWorld Cuts 2015 Guidance As Earnings Miss Expectations

Thu, 11/05/2015 - 7:52am
SeaWorld Entertainment Inc. said on Thursday third-quarter profit rose to $98 million, or $1.14 a share, from $87.2 million, or $1 a share, in the year-ago period.
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UAW Warns of GM Strike If Contract Fails

Thu, 11/05/2015 - 5:10am
United Auto Workers leaders are pressing members to ratify a proposed contract from General Motors after a handful of factories turned it down in initial rounds of voting.
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U.S. Women Paid Less in All Industries

Thu, 11/05/2015 - 4:30am
Women in the U.S. are paid less for equal work than men in all industries and a new report showed the widest discrepancy in wages is between married men and women with children.
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Retail Arbitrage: The Ticket Scalping of Fashion

Wed, 11/04/2015 - 7:17pm
The growing practice of retail arbitrage is probably not on the minds of most consumers, but nevertheless could be affecting their everyday lives by driving up the price of items on the secondary market as well as causing retailers to run out of popular products more quickly.   
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Facebook Gets New Friends on Wall Street After 3Q Beat

Wed, 11/04/2015 - 6:55pm
Close but no cigar. The Dow kicked off the day inching closer to that 18,000 level, but closed lower by 50 points at 17,867. The S&P shed 7 points and the Nasdaq lost 2 points.
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GoDaddy Shares Rally After Earnings, Revenue Beat

Wed, 11/04/2015 - 6:40pm
GoDaddy Inc. shares surged in the extended session Wednesday after the domain name and Internet hosting company topped Wall Street estimates for the quarter.
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Brady Wins House Ways And Means Chairmanship

Wed, 11/04/2015 - 5:33pm
Rep. Kevin Brady was chosen Wednesday as chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee.
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Whole Foods Shares Fall After Company Misses Earnings

Wed, 11/04/2015 - 5:25pm
Whole Foods Market Inc. said Wednesday it earned $56 million, or 16 cents a share, in the fiscal fourth quarter, down from $128 million, or 35 cents a share, in the year-ago period.
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Bojangles Shares Slide After Earnings Beat, Boosted Outlook

Wed, 11/04/2015 - 5:23pm
Bojangles Inc. shares slid in the extended session Wednesday even after the Southern-themed fast-food chain topped Wall Street estimates for the third quarter and improve its outlook.
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Qualcomm Shares Volatile In Wake Of Better-than-expected Results

Wed, 11/04/2015 - 5:18pm
Qualcomm Corp. shares weaved in and out of positive territory in Wednesday's extended session after the biggest supplier of chips for mobile phones posted better-than-expected quarterly results.
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Facebook Shares Rise After Third-quarter Earnings Beat

Wed, 11/04/2015 - 5:14pm
Facebook Inc. shares gained 3% after hours Wednesday after the company beat third-quarter earnings expectations.
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U.S. Stocks End Lower As Yellen Hints December Rate Hike

Wed, 11/04/2015 - 5:04pm
U.S. stocks ended Wednesday's session lower, taking a pause after two straight days of gains.
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