U.S. stock index futures pointed to a slightly lower open on Wall Street on Wednesday, with futures for the S&P 500, Dow Jones and Nasdaq 100 down between 0.01 and 0.08 percent at 1111 GMT. **SAREPTA THERAPEUTICS INC, Tuesday close $14.99, up 100 pct premarket. **B&G FOODS INC, Tuesday close $33.51, down 8.4 pct premarket.
LONDON, Oct 3- U.S. stock index futures pointed to a slightly lower open on Wall Street on Wednesday, with futures for the S&P 500 and the Dow Jones down 0.2 percent, while contracts on the Nasdaq 100 were down 0.1 percent at 0751 GMT.
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Oct 2- Marret Resource Corp:. *To commence normal course issuer bid. *Says ncib will remain in effect from October 4, 2012 until October 3, 2013.
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NEW YORK-- Marriott International Inc. should shed some light on the health of the hotel sector when it reports earnings for the third quarter after the market closes on Wednesday. Three months ago, Marriott said it could boost earnings this year through higher bookings and rates despite slowing growth overseas.
This is the face of new, high-end hotels in Africa. International hotel developers are planning nearly 40,000 new rooms across Africa in the coming years. Travel and tourism in Africa generates about $164 billion a year, 9 percent of the continent's total GDP, said David Scowsill, president and chief executive of World Travel& Tourism Council.
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Two professors from different faiths have issued a letter to the hotel industry and asked hotels to stop selling pay-per-view porn. Do you think hotels should stop selling porn?
Pioneered by boutique hotels, rooftop bars are appearing at bigger hotel chains.
It was the first time the company was profitable in 10 quarters but results do not make this stock a buy, says Mike Murphy.
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Stocks recovered from their worst levels but still finished lower Wednesday in choppy trading, after minutes of the Federal Reserve's latest meeting offered no strong hints about more easing to prop up the sluggish economy.
U.S. stock index futures rose Wednesday, after stocks fell for four-consecutive sessions, as investors looked ahead to the minutes of the latest Fed meeting to find out how close the central bank was to delivering a third round of quantitative easing in addition to extending Operation Twist through to the end of 2012.
As investors become increasingly uneasy about the second-quarter earnings period, expectations for more action from the Fed are on the rise. But with record low rates and the weak global economy, analysts are anticipating a disappointing season all around.
Hotels are expanding their loyalty programs and making it easier to use points not only for rooms, but also on a wide array of experiences, merchandise and entertainment. Fighter jet ride, anyone?
As costs to offer free Wi-Fi increase and demand for bandwidth surges, more hotels are considering adding charges to satisfy guest expectations.
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