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Nov 6- Whole Foods Market Inc on Wednesday lowered its sales forecast for fiscal 2014, citing price cuts to keep up with competitors, and shares fell 9.5 percent in after-hours trading.
Nov 6- Starbucks Corp is looking for thousands of good men- and women. Starbucks cafes on or near military bases will share a portion of each sale with non-profit organizations that help veterans re-enter the workforce.
Nov 6- Whole Foods Market Inc on Wednesday reported slower same-store sales growth in the fourth quarter and the grocer lowered its sales forecast for fiscal 2014, sending shares down 8.7 percent in after hours trading.
Starbucks is looking for thousands of good men - and women.
Nov 6- Starbucks Corp is looking for thousands of good men- and women. Starbucks cafes on or near military bases will share a portion of each sale with non-profit organizations that help veterans re-enter the workforce. Seattle- based Starbucks said it will have specialized recruiters to match the unique skills of veterans and their spouses with company jobs.
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*Facebook rises in premarket, trading could be volatile. Optimism about earnings was boosted by Exxon Mobil Corp, one of the largest U.S. companies by market cap, which reported adjusted third-quarter earnings that beat expectations, sending shares 0.8 percent higher to $89.53 in premarket trading.
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*Facebook rises in premarket, trading could be volatile. NEW YORK, Oct 31- U.S. stock index futures edged lower on Thursday, suggesting the market's rally may have run out of steam, as investors digested recent comments from the Federal Reserve.