*GPS, IT systems lifting yields, shedding jobs. VILJOENSKROON, South Africa, July 6- South African farmer Cobus van Coller scans the flashing computer screen in the cab of his harvester. As a result of these two new methods, which are revolutionising agriculture globally, South Africa is growing more food with less manpower-- a trend with profound social and...» Read More
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Dish Network on Tuesday reported third-quarter earnings of $145.5 million.
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U.S. cleaning products maker Clorox reported better-than-expected quarterly sales and adjusted profit, helped by strong demand for household products.
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Panera Bread on Tuesday lowered its full-year earnings forecast as it works to speed up service at its popular bakery cafes.
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TD Ameritrade said profit climbed 5.5 percent on a jump in net new assets, and forecast asset growth of 7 to 11 percent in 2015.