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Costco pulled Dinesh D'Souza's book 'America' from shelves on July 1, despite its popularity, but now is reshelving it.
It's been a tough week for small caps stocks, but both that sector and financials should be watched closely.
CHICAGO, July 8- Federal regulators widened the recall of salmonella-tainted chicken produced by Foster Farms to include products believed to have been sent to military bases in five states to feed personnel and their families, according to U.S. Department of Agriculture on Tuesday.
What’s it like being a direct competitor against Amazon.com? Costco founder Jim Sinegal explains just how fierce the battle can be.
High-tech business formation is happening in those states funneling dollars to R&D. Here's a look at states on the forefront of change.
After speaking with this young company, Jim Cramer said it should frighten much larger rivals.
Would you trust Google or Amazon to pick you the perfect avocado? The CEO of Instacart wouldn't.
LONDON, June 18- Hertz, the second biggest U.S. car rental firm, is looking to broaden its business and could allow its cars to be rented via Uber and its controversial smartphone app, Group President Michel Taride told Reuters on Wednesday.
Hampton Creek Foods plans to crack the caged-egg industry, replacing an unhealthy, inhumane agricultural system with plant-based 'eggs.'
WASHINGTON, June 11- A combination of over-confidence, neglect of his district and voter anger at congressional leaders fueled Republican Eric Cantor's stunning primary loss in Virginia, an upset that rocked the Republican Party.
June 5- Average sales growth at 10 U.S. retailers, including Costco Wholesale Corp and Rite Aid Corp, topped expectations in May for a second month in a row as shoppers headed to malls in droves around the Memorial Day weekend, according Thomson Reuters data.
June 5- Average sales growth at nine U.S. retailers, including Costco Wholesale Corp and Rite Aid Corp, topped expectations in May for a second month in a row as shoppers headed to malls in droves around the Memorial Day weekend, according Thomson Reuters data. The results exclude Gap Inc, one of the index's 10 components.
Some of Thursday's midday movers:
Stocks rose Thursday after the economy contracting in the first quarter but jobless claims falling more than hoped.
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a higher open on Thursday, ahead of a second estimate of first-quarter growth, due at 8:30 a.m. ET.
NEW YORK, May 29- U.S. stock index futures ticked up in low volume on Thursday ahead of data on the labor market and economic growth, with the S&P 500 poised to challenge its record high after falling a couple of points the previous session.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
Costco reported third-quarter results below analysts' estimates hurt by an increase in merchandise costs and other expenses.
May 28- Warehouse club operator Costco Wholesale Corp reported third-quarter results below analysts' estimates hurt by an increase in merchandise costs and other expenses. Net income for the quarter rose to $473 million, or $1.07 per share, from $459 million, or $1.04 per share, a year earlier.
May 28- Warehouse club operator Costco Wholesale Corp reported a 7 percent rise in quarterly sales, helped by higher comparable sales in the United States. Net sales at the largest U.S. warehouse operator rose to $25.23 billion from $23.55 a year earlier.