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Apparel chain Bebe Stores to explore strategic alternatives

Apparel chain Bebe Stores to explore strategic alternatives Bebe Stores Inc., a women's apparel chain with locations across the US, is planning to shut its stores and seek a turnaround as an online brand, according to people familiar with the situation. A tick up in gross margin, which edged up as a percentage of net sales edged up to 34.4% from 34.0% previous year (the result of a much-needed reduction in markdowns and promotions), has done little to alt... [Full Article...]

Teenager corrects NASA data collected from International Space Station (ISS)

Teenager corrects NASA data collected from International Space Station (ISS) NASA now spends around $3.5 billion annually on the ISS program, including around $1.7 billion for the transportation of crew members and cargo, $1 billion for operations, and between $700 million and $800 million for research. Trump has said he wants to develop the public-private partnership in space, but his budget for NASA provides no funding for developing the cislunar economy. [Full Article...]

AT&T workers in California and Nevada go on strike

AT&T workers in California and Nevada go on strike The strike had taken people who install cable and phone service and who work in call centers off the job. NEW YORK (AP ) - A union representing AT&T workers says about 17,000 employees in California and Nevada have gone on strike. AT&T had 268,000 employees as of January 31, according to a filing. Earlier this month, AT&T reached a tentative separate deal with unionized workers in the southwe... [Full Article...]

Vodafone's Indian telecom unit merges with local company

Vodafone, the world's second-largest cellphone operator, will own 45.1 percent of the merged entity , after it transfers about 4.9 percent to promoters of Idea and/or their affiliates for 38.74 billion rupees (US$592.15 million) in cash, Idea said. [Full Article...]

Uber halts self-driving tests after crash

Uber halts self-driving tests after crash Sergeant Damon DeSpain, of the Tempe police department, said the Uber sport utility vehicle had been driving south on McClintock Drive - a major thoroughfare in the city - when "another vehicle failed to yield while turning left" in front of it. [Full Article...]

Carpetright plc (CPR) Receives GBX 229.80 Consensus Target Price from Analysts

Shire plc is a biotech company focused on serving people with rare diseases and other specialized conditions. Hunting PLC has 162,947,000 shares outstanding at the moment which are trading around 550 bringing Hunting PLC's market capitalisation to 896.21M GBP. [Full Article...]

Straight Up Hollywood: Will 'CHIPS' fans enjoy raunch flavor?

Straight Up Hollywood: Will 'CHIPS' fans enjoy raunch flavor? Dax Shepard, left, and Michael Pena arrive at the Los Angeles premiere of " CHIPS " at the TCL Chinese Theatre on Monday, March 20, 2017. Every time I had a break, I was planning a road trip. "Brother's Justice" cost $5,000 to make and "Hit and Run" cost $1 million. It's also yet another example of Hollywood's troubling tendency toward trying to turn retro intellectual property into box office g... [Full Article...]

Carnival 1Q profit jumps on lower fuel cost, revenue boost

Carnival 1Q profit jumps on lower fuel cost, revenue boost CCL has an average price target of $65.33, which is a further upside of 10.97%. Carnival Corp (NYSE: CCL ) traded up 1.49% during midday trading on Tuesday, reaching $59.75. The stock presently has a consensus rating of "Buy" and a consensus price target of $55.84. Looking back over the last month, shares have performed 4.77%. [Full Article...]

Analysts At Berenberg Bank Reiterated Volution Group (wi) (LON:FAN) As Buy

Numis gave the share price of Hunting PLC a price target of 816 meaning the broker expects a potential upside of 48.36% from Hunting PLC's current market price of 550. Shareholders of record on Thursday, March 2nd will be paid a GBX 17 ($0.21) dividend. The stock of Halma plc (LON:HLMA) earned "Underweight" rating by JP Morgan on Friday, July 24. [Full Article...]

Sensex extends losses, down 153 pts in late morning trade

Sensex extends losses, down 153 pts in late morning trade Indian shares rebounded on Tuesday after falling notably in the previous session amid uncertain US policy outlook and forecasts of a weak monsoon this year. The total turnover on BSE read Rs 8,810.20 crore, up from Rs 5,566.64 crore registered during the previous trading session. Europe shares moved in a higher circuit, too. [Full Article...]

German Ifo business morale brightens unexpectedly in March

German Ifo business morale brightens unexpectedly in March The euro traded a three-and-a-half month high of 108.65 against a weaker US dollar Monday, while benchmark 10-year German bund yields fell 2 basis points to 0.39%. The Ifo index follows the release of Markit's Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) on Friday that showed Germany's private sector grew at the fastest pace in almost six years in March, driven mainly by strong demand for manufactured goo... [Full Article...]

US Secret Service officials expected to face discipline

US Secret Service officials expected to face discipline A man who scaled the fence and ran into the White House on Friday night had more than 800 rounds of ammunition in his auto and had been arrested in July with a sniper rifle and a map marking the executive mansion, a federal prosecutor said on Monday. [Full Article...]

Justice Department settles suit over LA Dodgers broadcasts

Justice Department settles suit over LA Dodgers broadcasts The settlement bars DirecTV and AT&T T, +0.00% from illegally sharing confidential, forward-looking information with competitors. The government alleged that DirecTV Chief Content Officer Daniel York and counterparts at TV providers Cox Communications Inc., Charter Communications Inc. [Full Article...]

Man killed in shootout after fleeing officers in Mississippi

Man killed in shootout after fleeing officers in Mississippi A Starkville man is dead and a Lowndes County Sheriff's deputy is recovering from a gunshot wound following a high-speed auto chase across multiple counties in the Golden Triangle on Monday. The Mississippi Highway Patrol, Webster Sheriff's Department, the Mathiston Police Department, Oktibbeha County Sheriff's deputies and Lowndes County are among the officers that were in pursuit of the suspect. [Full Article...]

Keeler's body to lie in repose ahead of funeral Mass

Keeler's body to lie in repose ahead of funeral Mass March 27 at Basilica of the National Shrine of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Baltimore. FILE PHOTO: In this November 12, 2006, file photo, Baltimore Cardinal William Keeler listens during the Bishops' Mass at The Baltimore Basilica in Baltimore . [Full Article...]

Farmers Union salutes family farmers and ranchers on National Ag Day

Farmers Union salutes family farmers and ranchers on National Ag Day Not only was she raised on a farm, she still resides on one and holds degrees in agricultural communications and animal science. Quite simply, American agriculture is doing more - and doing it better. Larry Hogan has declared March 19-25 as "Maryland Agriculture Week". The resulting exports help offset trade deficits in other areas of the economy. They hail from communities in every state, territo... [Full Article...]

Australia out for 137, India need 106 to win series

Australia out for 137, India need 106 to win series With the series tied 1-1, India must win the match if they are to regain the Border-Gavaskar trophy from Australia, who triumphed at home in 2014-15. Openers KL Rahul (52 not out) and Murali Vijay returned to the crease with two full days still remaining to achieve victory but there was some questionable decision making as the former's team-mates gave the Aussies a glimmer of hope. [Full Article...]

Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD), Great Basin Scientific, Inc. (GBSN)

Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD), Great Basin Scientific, Inc. (GBSN) Let us view how analysts have ranked AMD in recent few months. Advanced Micro Devices (NASDAQ: AMD ) has insider ownership of 1.00% and institutional ownership of 54.77%. In the liquidity ratio analysis; quick ratio for most recent quarter was 1.30 while current ratio for time period was 1.90. Finally, Falcon Point Capital LLC bought a new stake in Advanced Micro Devices during the third q... [Full Article...]

Future Meals On Wheels funding uncertain

S. Department of Health and Human Services. But local officials say the program works. "Each state allocates this funding differently, so it's hard to summarize the total impact on the nationwide network", Bertolette said. In Donald Trump's first budget, he proposed to cut all federal funding for Meals on Wheels, the program that feeds elderly, low-income Americans. "Meals on Wheels sounds g... [Full Article...]

US Probes Banking of Ex-Trump Campaign Chief

Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort secretly worked for a Russian billionaire to advance the interests of Russian President Vladimir Putin, according to a new Associated Press report . Discussing Deripaska's ties to Putin, Day cites WikiLeaks cables that showed US officials referring to Deripaska as "one of the top two or three oligarchs that are very close to him". [Full Article...]


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