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Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE:WMT) Analyst Estimates

US declines were 2.5% for the quarter and 7.0% for the year, while the company's global segment saw a quarterly decline of 8.9% but full-year gain of 7.7%. Cons...


Local man lucky to be alive after shark attack near Hinchinbrook Island

The 25-year-old father of two was attacked nearly instantly after he entered the water to go spearfishing at a remote reef off Hinchinbrook Island in North Quee...


'It's mad', says Lincoln FA Cup upset hero Raggett

Tom Heaton clawed at it, but the ball was over the line, and Lincoln City, tiny Lincoln City , are in the quarter finals of the FA Cup . However, Barton has...


Humana and Aetna call off $34 billion buyout

Cigna officials announced Tuesday they had sued Anthem in a DE court seeking a judge's affirmation that the company had lawfully ducked out of the merger agre...


Wholesale price index inflation at 30-month high

If confirmed in data due March 1, it would mark the first time since April 2012 that the index has hit the central bank's 2 percent goal, after modest global gr...


Indian shares end at 2-week low; Tata Motors plunges

The 50-share NSE Nifty also slid 67.60 points, or 0.77 per cent, to 8,724.70 after moving between 8,807.90 and 8,712.85. Globally, Hong Kong's Hang Seng was u...


National Football League issues warning to Seahawks for injury reporting violation on Sherman

The violation was determined to be the result of a misinterpretation of the policy's reporting requirements, a source told ESPN's Adam Caplan. Seahawks coach ...


Chemours, Dupont agree to split cost of $670 million C8 settlement offer

Both companies continue to deny any wrongdoing, the press release said. "This agreement provides a sound resolution for area residents, Chemours , and the pu...


Derby company Reckitt Benckiser agrees £13.3 BILLION takeover of USA firm

Diluted earnings per share rose 6% to 256.59 each. Mead Johnson, which has only a small presence in the United Kingdom, had sales of $3.7bn in 2016, will rece...


NC solar industry jobs grew 20% in 2016, group reports

Payrolls doubled in 21 of those states. The Washington Post noted that the solar industry is the second-largest energy industry in the US - trailing only ...


Disney hopeful DirecTV Now, other OTT deals will kickstart ESPN growth

This consensus broker rating may help shed some light on how the sell-side is now viewing company stock. August 09, 2016: The Walt Disney Company ( DIS ) re...


RBA starts 2017 with February cash rate hold

The bank is downplaying the country's recent soft growth patch as a temporary hiccup that would yield to a healthy 3-percent growth rate in time. In its policy ...


GoPro shares plummet after ugly earnings report

While GoPro's revenue rose almost 24% to US$540.6mil (RM2.39bil) in the holiday quarter, increasing for the first time in five quarters, the growth was short ...


European Union leaders not interested in Theresa May's 'bridge' to Donald Trump

Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaite, who like many in the east is alarmed by Trump's conciliatory noises to Moscow, poured cold water on May's suggestion Br...


DUI checkpoints being readied for Super Bowl weekend

Even if you don't plan to drink much or at all, it is better to be safe than sorry. "Drink or drive - but never do both". Increased patrols will begin tonight...


United Kingdom inflation warnings intensify as service sector costs rise

Chris Williamson, chief business economist at IHS Markit, said: "The US economy has started 2017 on the front foot". A report into the United Kingdom economy'...


Trump to study "dumb deal" with Australia

Later, in an interview with Sydney radio station 2GB, Turnbull denied that Trump had hung up on him. The deal to take refugees from Manus Island and Nauru was...


White House: Treasury action on Russian Federation routine, not shift sanctions

The Obama administration had imposed sanctions against the FSB first in April 2015 and again in December 2016. Any move from the Trump administration to alt...


H&M Bucks Apparel Retailers' Gloom as Profit Beats Estimates

H&M said the shifts, disclosed Tuesday along with another strong quarter of earnings and sales growth, will better capture both physical and online sales growth...


India freaks out over U.S. plans to change high-skilled visas

Recently, the trade body had said that it would take a delegation to the U.S.in February to reach out to the new administration. It prioritizes market-based q...


The ACLU Received $24 Million In Donations After Trump's Executive Order

In the wake of Donald Trump's controversial executive order banning immigration from seven predominantly Muslim countries to the US for 90 days and indefinitely...


Honda and General Motors to announce collaboration to develop fuel cell technology

General Motors (GM) hinted it would jointly begin mass manufacture of hydrogen fuel cells "around 2020" in a venture with Honda (HMC). Production is expec...


Protesters Gather At SFO For A Second Day

Protesters carried signs that read #NotInOurName, #NeverAgain, END the #MuslimBan and I STAND WITH MUSLIM TRAVELERs. A Twitter user posted details about all the...


TransCanada re-submits application for Keystone XL pipeline

TransCanada Corp. resubmitted the application two days after President Trump signed a presidential memorandum formally asking the company to reapply and direc...


Court Blocks Aetna-Humana Merger; Rules That Aetna Misled the Public

District Court Judge John Bates wrote in his 156-page ruling. In particular, he found the deal would likely lead to higher prices for seniors using Medicare A...


United Kingdom retail sales fall more than expected in December, ONS reveals

It was the biggest monthly fall for more than four and a half years. Jan 20 An unexpectedly weak December dragged on British retail sales growth in the fourth...


Trump, Brexit uncertainty hit stocks and dollar, gold jumps

The currency has risen 2.2% since November 8. It fell 3.4 percent Tuesday. The strong US dollar has been creating some hard currency headwinds for USA companies...


Essilor and Luxottica Merge to Create 46 billion Euro Eyewear Giant

Essilor CEO Hubert Sagnieres will serve as executive vice chairman and deputy CEO of the combined company. Already the owner of big sunglasses brands like Ra...


George Soros Lost Nearly $1 Bln. After Trump Win

According to the Wall Street Journal , famed hedge fund investor George Soros reportedly lost around $1 billion (£820,748,530) after his election win caused t...


Exercise your mind and body at MLK Unity March in Hamtramck

Kids can enjoy musicals, stories, and labs all explaining the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. In Sarasota and Manatee counties, there are a numb...