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NEW YORK— Deere's fourth-quarter results were stronger than Wall Street expected but it says its farm equipment sales and profits will keep falling in its new fiscal year as the sector remains weak. In the fourth quarter Deere says it earned $649.2 million, or $1.83 per share, down from $806.8 million, or $2.11 per share, a year ago. FactSet says analysts expected a...
NEW YORK— Falling gas prices. "Retail therapy is out the window for most Americans," said Ken Perkins, president of RetailMetrics LLC, a research firm. In fact, the National Retail Federation forecasts holiday sales will grow 4.1 percent to $616.9 billion— the highest increase since 2011. But retailers already have had to resort to discounting to get shoppers into...
*Platinum, palladium traders sued by jewelry maker. NEW YORK, Nov 25- Goldman Sachs Group Inc, Germany's BASF SE and two other big platinum and palladium dealers have been sued in the United States in what the plaintiff's law firm called the first nationwide class action over alleged price-fixing of the metals. In a complaint filed on Tuesday in the U.S. District...
NEW YORK— Want to save some cash while holiday shopping? The best tool can be a smartphone packed with the right apps. Some apps give you coupons you can hand to the cashier to scan, while others let you flip through advertising deals and promotions.
COLUMBUS, Ohio— A lawmaker in Ohio wants stores in the state to pay triple wages for employees who work on Thanksgiving— an effort that comes as Macy's, the holiday's quintessential retailer, is allowing its workers to choose whether to work that day. They're pushing shopper boycotts on Black Friday— the day after Thanksgiving— and on the holiday itself, which is...
Nov 25- CBS Corp and satellite operator Dish Network avoided a blackout of CBS TV shows and its heavily watched Thanksgiving Day NFL game as the two sides agreed to extend the deadline into next week in order to hash out the details of a new contract. On Nov. 21, Dish Network Corp and Time Warner Inc's Turner Broadcasting unit "mutually decided" to restore CNN, the...
NEW YORK— Shares of some top telecom companies were mixed at the close of trading:. AT&T Inc. rose$. 12 or. 3 percent, to $34.82. Verizon Communications Inc. fell$. 16 or. 3 percent, to $49.34.
The shares rose $1.52 or 5.9 percent to $27.24. Cache Inc.: Approximately 2,403,200 shares changed hands, a 638.6 percent increase over its 65- day average volume. The shares fell$. 01 or 2.2 percent to$. 27.
Kelly Services Inc. class A fell$. 27 or 1.7 percent, to $15.67. ManpowerGroup fell$. 59 or. 9 percent, to $68.00. Robert Half International Inc. fell$. 59 or 1.0 percent, to $56.50.
NEW YORK— A look at the 10 biggest volume gainers on New York Stock Exchange at the close of trading:. AmREIT Inc.: Approximately 1,906,400 shares changed hands, a 1,367.1 percent increase over its 65- day average volume. The shares fell$. 21 or. 8 percent to $26.35.
Athens Bancshares: Approximately shares changed hands, a 99.5 decrease from its 65- day average volume. Bank of Commerce Holdings: Approximately shares changed hands, a 99.8 decrease from its 65- day average volume. Griffin Land& Nurseries Inc.: Approximately shares changed hands, a 98.8 decrease from its 65- day average volume.
Autozone Inc. fell $2.40 or. 4 percent, to $568.98. Bed Bath& Beyond Inc. fell$. 63 or. 9 percent, to $73.06. Best Buy fell$. 49 or 1.3 percent, to $38.41.
NEW YORK— A look at the 10 biggest volume decliners on New York Stock Exchange at the close of trading:. BRT Realty Trust: Approximately 200 shares changed hands, a 98.9 decrease from its 65- day average volume. The shares rose$. 01 or. 1 percent to $7.19.
American Electric Power Co. fell$. 22 or. 4 percent, to $56.58. Consolidated Edison Inc. Holding Co. fell$. 24 or. 4 percent, to $61.65. Southern Co. fell$. 24 or. 5 percent, to $46.47.
Costco Wholesale Corp. fell$. 93 or. 7 percent, to $138.87. Target rose$. 53 or. 7 percent, to $72.10. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. fell$. 45 or. 5 percent, to $84.95.
Colgate-Palmolive Co. rose$. 38 or. 6 percent, to $68.33. Kimberly-Clark Corp. rose$. 82 or. 7 percent, to $113.84. Procter& Gamble Co. rose$. 69 or. 8 percent, to $88.80.
General Electric Co. fell$. 14 or. 5 percent, to $26.86. Snap-On fell$. 77 or. 6 percent, to $135.73. Whirlpool Corp. fell$. 15 or. 1 percent, to $184.61.
Fluor rose$. 35 or. 5 percent, to $68.68. Foster Wheeler fell$. 33 or 1.1 percent, to $29.47. Quanta Services Inc. rose$. 21 or. 6 percent, to $33.79.
eBay rose$. 01 or percent, to $54.40. Groupon Inc. rose$. 04 or. 5 percent, to $7.54. LinkedIn Corp. rose $2.59 or 1.2 percent, to $224.35.
Aflac Inc. fell$. 21 or. 3 percent, to $60.00. American International Group fell$. 42 or. 8 percent, to $54.68. MBIA fell$. 01 or. 1 percent, to $10.35.