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Nov 19- Lowe's Cos Inc, the No. 2 U.S. home improvement products retailer, raised its full-year profit and sales forecast as an improving job market encourages home owners to increase spending on renovations. Lowe's raised its profit forecast to $2.68 per share from $2.63. The company also said it expects sales to grow 4.5-5 percent for the year ending Jan. 30, 2015,...
Nov 18- Lowe's Cos Inc, the No. 2 U.S. home improvement products retailer, reported a 17 percent rise in quarterly profit as an improving job market encouraged home owners to increase spending on renovations. The company said net income rose to $585 million, or 59 cents per share, in the third quarter ended Oct. 31 from $499 million, or 47 cents per share, a year earlier.
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Lowe's home improvement stores have been targeted this week with protests to stop selling pesticides that some consider harmful to bees.
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Oct 2- Wayfair Inc's shares rose as much as 27 percent in their market debut on Thursday, valuing the online home furnishings retailer at about $3.06 billion. The company's debut comes after the blockbuster listing of Chinese e-commerce juggernaut Alibaba Group Holding Ltd in New York and the strong debut of Europe's largest online fashion retailer Zalando...
NEW YORK, Sept 9- Shares of Home Depot Inc are down 0.6 percent in heavy premarket trading on Tuesday, a day after the home improvement retailer confirmed that its payment security systems had been breached. Home Depot's breach was first reported earlier this month. Peer retailer Lowe's Companies Inc is up almost 2 percent in September.
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Treasury debt yields fell from three-week highs on Wednesday, reversing earlier gains, as hopes over a proposed move to end fighting between Russia and Ukraine were clouded by doubts that peace would prevail.
*Russia, Ukraine announce peace progress, triggering bond selloff. Treasury debt yields rose to three-week highs on Wednesday, bolstered by a slew of U.S. corporate bond supply and efforts from Russia and Ukraine to end fighting.
You'd never know there was a shaky economy in the U.S. by driving around San Francisco, or even driving north of the city.
*Home Depot lifts the Dow; rival Lowe's rebounds. *Target bounces back; American Eagle rallies. NEW YORK, Aug 20- U.S. stocks ended mostly higher on Wednesday, with the S&P 500 just missing a record close, after minutes from the Federal Reserve's July meeting gave investors reason to believe that the central bank is in no rush to raise interest rates.
Stocks rose Wednesday after minutes from the Federal Reserve's last meeting.
*Lowe's, Target shares rebound; American Eagle rallies. *Hertz tumbles after withdrawing forecast. "I don't think there were really any surprises in the minutes, or that the markets are reacting meaningfully to them," said Carin Pai, executive vice president and director of equity management at Fiduciary Trust in New York.