*Slashes full-year EPS view to $0.55- $0.75 from $1.20- $1.50. *Cuts revenue view to $2.15- $2.35 bln from $2.25- $2.45 bln. Dec 5- Farm equipment retailer Titan Machinery Inc slashed its full-year profit forecast as a record corn harvest pulled down prices and left farmers with less money to spend on new tractors and harvesters.» Read More
*First-quarter adj. earnings/shr $0.37 vs est $0.39. *Sees second-quarter earnings/share of about 55 cents vs est 63 cents. Sept 19- ConAgra Foods Inc forecast current-quarter profit well below estimates, hurt by a drop in sales of brands such as Marie Callender's frozen meals and Chef Boyardee pastas.
*Sees second-quarter earnings/share of about 55 cents vs est 63 cents. Sept 19- ConAgra Foods Inc, the maker of Hunt's ketchup and Chef Boyardee pastas, forecast current-quarter profit well below estimates, hurt by weak sales of consumer foods, its biggest business.
Sept 16- Outerwall Inc, operator of the Redbox video rental kiosks, slashed its third-quarter earnings forecast due to higher promotional discounts, sending its shares down nearly 20 percent in trading after the bell.
Sept 16- Outerwall Inc, operator of the Redbox video rental kiosks, slashed its third-quarter earnings forecast due to higher promotional discounts. The company now expects third-quarter core diluted earnings of 82 cents to 94 cents per share, down from the $1.36 to $1.51 per share it forecast earlier.
Sept 10- ConAgra Foods Inc estimated first-quarter profit below analysts' expectations due to weak sales at its consumer foods business, which includes Chef Boyardee canned pasta, Hunt's sauces and Slim Jim beef jerky. ConAgra shares fell 2 percent to $32.81 in premarket trade.
GENEVA, Sept 9- World trade is expected to grow by 2.5 percent this year and 4.5 percent in 2014, the World Trade Organization's new chief Roberto Azevedo said on Monday, revising down previous estimates of 3.3 percent and 5 percent. e.
*Ryanair sees weak autumn in European aviation; shares fall. DUBLIN, Sept 4- Europe's biggest budget airline Ryanair could miss its annual profit target for the first time in a decade, it said on Wednesday, blaming lower demand across the continent and a weaker currency in its largest market, Britain.
Sept 4- Dollar General Corp posted better-than-expected second-quarter results on Wednesday as efforts such as selling cigarettes and more brand-name products attracted customers. Dollar General stood by the lowered full-year profit forecast it gave in June, even though its second-quarter earnings per share was 3 cents better than Wall Street expected.
*Ryanair drags down airlines after profit warning. LONDON, Sept 4- European shares edged lower on Wednesday, with Italian stocks hit by domestic political uncertainty while airlines suffered from a profit warning by Ryanair and the risk of higher oil prices in case of an attack on Syria.
*Competition rising in food waste processing in France. BRUSSELS, Aug 29- Belgian chemicals firm Tessenderlo issued a profit warning on Thursday, blaming increased competition at its food waste processing unit in France and cautious farmers not investing in fertilisers, sending its shares to a 20- year low.
Chief Executive Ashley Almanza, a former executive at oil and gas firm BG Group, was promoted from finance chief in June after a string of blunders by his predecessor, including a failed takeover bid in 2011, a botched contract to staff the 2012 Olympic Games and a profit warning in May.
Aug 21- Target Corp warned on Wednesday its annual profit was likely to be near the low end of its forecast as it anticipated continued cautious consumer spending, the latest retailer to signal U.S. shoppers were holding back.
Aug 21- Target Corp warned on Wednesday its annual profit was likely to be near the low end of its forecast as it anticipates continued cautious consumer spending, the latest retailer to signal U.S. shoppers were holding back. Shares of Target fell to $66.88 in premarket trading after closing at $67.95 on Tuesday.
RIO DE JANEIRO, Aug 20- Brazilian steel mills are unlikely to see raw steel output grow this year, with sales expected to rise at a slower pace than previously thought, according to estimates unveiled Tuesday by the industry's most influential Brazilian lobby group.
Aug 15- Nordstrom Inc on Thursday reported a lower-than-expected increase in revenue in its second fiscal quarter as sales at its department stores slipped, and the luxury department store chain lowered its full-year sales and profit forecast.
*Growing payrolls, debt costs trigger $54 mln loss. By Alberto Alerigi and Brad Haynes. SAO PAULO, Aug 14- Brazil's Grupo Oi SA slashed its dividend and scrapped performance forecasts after an unexpected net loss, sending shares tumbling on fresh doubts about the beleaguered telecom.
Corn was little changed, after rising more than 2 percent on Monday as the U.S. Department of Agriculture cut its production estimate instead of increasing it.
*Soybeans rally as USDA cuts crop, stocks outlooks. *Corn rises as USDA trims crop forecast. Gains were tempered as USDA was still forecasting a record-large crop and a near-tripling of stocks by the end of next season. "
*Soybeans rally as USDA cuts crop, stocks outlooks. *Corn adds 1 pct as USDA trims crop forecast. Gains were tempered as USDA was still forecasting a record-large crop and a near-tripling of stocks by the end of next season. "
AMSTERDAM, Aug 7- Dutch financial group ING beat second-quarter profit forecasts at its main banking business and said it was looking at further possible cost savings as it continues to slim down in a drive to recover from the financial crisis. ING shares rose nearly 4 percent to 8.17 euros in early Wednesday trading, their highest since 2011..