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These Wheaties may not be so good with milk.
A company famous for its pens has apologized for marking a public holiday honoring women in South Africa with a Facebook post urging readers to "Think like a man." Bic South Africa posted the message with a photo of a smiling female model on its Facebook page on Aug. 9, the anniversary of a 1956 march led by women who were protesting the country's white minority rule at the time.
Public urination has gotten so bad in San Francisco that the city has painted nine walls with a repellant paint that makes pee spray back on the offender.
The number of Americans filing new applications for unemployment benefits unexpectedly rose last week, but the trend continued to point to a strengthening labor market.
Advance Auto Parts Inc. (AAP) on Thursday reported second-quarter profit of $150 million.
The Labor Department reported on Thursday U.S. import prices in July posted their biggest decline in six months as the cost of petroleum products and other goods fell, suggesting inflation could remain tame for a while.
Shares of wireless provider Sprint Corp. jumped 4 percent in premarket trading after Softbank, a Japanese telecommunications and Internet-services company, said it took an additional $87 million stake in the company.
Americans bought more cars, restaurant meals and building supplies in July.
Retail sales rebounded as households boosted car buying and purchases of a range of other goods, suggesting solid momentum for the economy.
A bipartisan group of Congressmen on the House Ways and Means Oversight Subcommittee sent a letter to Treasury Secretary Jack Lew demanding the government return money to small businesses that the IRS had wrongfully seized under federal asset forfeiture laws.
Citizens Bank has been ordered to pay $34.5 million in refunds and penalties for shortchanging customers on their full deposits.
The beverage giant said on Thursday it appointed James Quincey, formerly the company’s Europe Group president, to take over as president and chief operating officer overseeing global operations effective immediately.
A week after the electric-care maker reported a larger-than-expected quarterly loss, the company said it intends to raise about $500 million through the sale of 2.1 million shares for use in its energy unit, Model 3 project, and Gigafactory.
The Commerce Department reports on June business stockpiles at 10 a.m. Eastern Thursday.
Coty Inc. (COTY) on Thursday reported fiscal fourth-quarter net income of $21 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier.
China's central bank said there was no reason for the yuan to fall further given the nation's strong economic fundamentals, in a bid to reassure jittery global markets after it devalued the currency twice earlier in the week.
The Labor Department reports on the number of people who applied for unemployment benefits last week at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Thursday.
The Commerce Department releases retail sales data for July on Thursday at 8:30 a.m. Eastern.
Denmark's shipping and oil group A.P.
German prosecutors have filed tax evasion charges against eight current and former Deutsche Bank employees over their alleged participation in a value-added tax fraud scheme involving a chain of transactions with carbon dioxide emissions certificates.