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Menear and his team forecast sales growth of just under 5% in 2017, which is consistent with management's goal of passing $100 billion of annual revenue by 2018. Ardevora Asset Management LLP boosted its stake in shares of Home Depot , Inc. Jackson Grant Investment Advisers Inc. raised its position in Home Depot , Inc.
  • Credit Suisse Plans 6500 Pink Slips

    Credit Suisse Plans 6500 Pink Slips

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    Back in December, Credit Suisse announced an additional round of cuts in Switzerland, as well as plans to restructure its business in order to return to profitability after losing close to $3 billion. Thiam also stated: "2016 was the first full year of implementing our new strategy and it was a challenging and busy 12 months". The share sale "is a very good option, it's on the table", Chief Executive Officer Tidjane Thiam said in a Bloomberg Television interview Tuesday.
  • United States stocks end at records as financial shares rally

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    Janet Yellen told the Senate Banking Committeet it would be "unwise" to wait much longer before raising rates further, as the economy "continues to show signs of strengthening". USA stocks on Tuesday had small gains and losses. With the announced departure in early April of Fed Governor Daniel Tarullo, Trump can fill three of the seven Fed Board seats.
  • Melissa McCarthy Doubles Down On Brilliant Sean Spicer Impression

    Melissa McCarthy Doubles Down On Brilliant Sean Spicer Impression

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    Perhaps the outburst is due to gum withdrawals, as McCarthy notes he's cutting back. She then proceeded to stumble through pronunciations while reading the president's daily schedule of meetings and events with a "Central Asia" leader. "And then we're going to read her emails and if we don't like the answers - which we won't - boom, Guantanamo Bay!" Unraveling though he promised not to, Spicer went on to shill Ivanka Trump's accessories and shoes, revealing that he was wearing some and ...
  • Trump line of home items removed from Kmart, Sears

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    Fashion news site Racked.com has reported that Neiman Marcus, Belk, HSN and ShopStyle have dropped Ivanka Trump merchandise. The " Grab Your Wallet " campaign is a grassroots effort to boycott Trump items and the places that sell them.
  • Singapore Airlines places $13.8 bln Boeing order

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    SIA has selected the 777X and additional 787-10s to expand its future widebody fleet . Singapore Airlines values its latest planned Boeing order at US$13.8 billion based on published list prices. "This order is also another demonstration of our commitment to further growing the Singapore hub, as we will be able to offer even more travel options for our customers", says Goh Choon Phong, Singapore Airlines' CEO.
  • Nokia NFV orchestration plans set for boost from Comptel purchase

    Nokia NFV orchestration plans set for boost from Comptel purchase

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    Acquiring Comptel would help Nokia bolster its software portfolio. Comptel reported 98 million euros in revenues in 2015, with an 8.7% operating margin. It intends to combine its Service Assurance portfolio with the company's Service Orchestration Portfolio, which it believes will "enable a dynamic closed loop between service assurance and fulfillment that simplifies management of complex heterogenous networks".
  • Planned Parenthood insiders confirm abortion quotas

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    Live Action President Lila Rose interviewed former Iowa Planned Parenthood manager Sue Thayer who admitted that "every center had a goal for how many abortions were done". Thayer was dismissed from her job with Planned Parenthood of the Heartland in 2008, and is a plaintiff in a lawsuit against the affiliate. Planned Parenthood is not a women's health organization, but an abortion provider.
  • General Motors Company (NYSE:GM) Shares Are Attractive

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    While if we look at the Earnings Track Record, General Motors Company (GM ) managed to surpass quarterly earnings per share estimates in 8 of the trailing twelve fiscal quarters, and has a positive trend with an average surprise of 66%. The Return on Investment (ROI) is at 1.1% while it's Return on Equity (ROE) value stands at 15.1%. The company's quarterly revenue was up 9.2% compared to the same quarter past year.
  • Palestinian prisoner reportedly begins another hunger strike

    Palestinian prisoner reportedly begins another hunger strike

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    Ashraf al-Qedra, spokesman for the Gaza health ministry, told reporters that at least three civilians were lightly to moderately injured in the air strikes. There was no immediate claim of responsibility in Gaza for the rocket attack. The Israel Defense Forces hit three Hamas targets in the Gaza Strip on Monday afternoon, hours after a rocket fired from Gaza struck an open field just over the Israel-Gaza border.
  • Euro could slide 10 percent on Le Pen victory - JPMorgan

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    Le Pen's campaign promises indicate that she is "convinced that Trump and the Brexit vote in Britain point to the return of nationalism, while recent domestic events in France's unpredictable election race could also help her", The Local reports.