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  • O'Reilly Automotive Chief Executive Gregory Henslee told analysts earlier this month that many of the company's stores with weak second-quarter sales were in Hispanic-dominant areas of the United States. In late July, Target Corp Chief Executive Brian Cornell at a conference referenced a report by retail consultants NPD Group that cited a decline in...

  • BEIJING, Aug 23- A Chinese court has ordered three domestic shoemakers to pay more than 10 million yuan to New Balance in damages for infringing the U.S. sportswear company's signature slanting logo. The amount of compensation, though small by international standards, is according to lawyers one of the highest to be awarded to foreign companies in trademark...

  • Aug 22- Private equity firm Blackstone Group LP is exploring an initial public offering of Gates Global LLC, three years after it acquired the U.S. auto parts and building products maker for $5.4 billion, people familiar with the matter said on Tuesday. Based in Denver, Colorado, Gates manufactures power transmission belts and fluid power products used in...

  • NEW YORK, Aug 21- In a volatile market, boring investments can be pretty darn sexy. That is why investors have plowed more than $4 trillion into exchange-traded funds, according to London- based research firm ETFGI. "Based on the flow data we see, they appear to be mainly used for short-term periods in more aggressive tactical fashions," said Matthew Bartolini, head of...

  • NEW YORK, Aug 21- In a volatile market, boring investments can be pretty darn sexy. That is why investors have plowed more than $4 trillion into exchange-traded funds, according to London- based research firm ETFGI. "Based on the flow data we see, they appear to be mainly used for short-term periods in more aggressive tactical fashions," said Matthew Bartolini, head of...

  • NEW YORK, Aug 21- In a volatile market, boring investments can be pretty darn sexy. That is why investors have plowed more than $4 trillion into exchange-traded funds, according to London- based research firm ETFGI. "Based on the flow data we see, they appear to be mainly used for short-term periods in more aggressive tactical fashions," said Matthew Bartolini, head of...

  • NEW YORK, Aug 21- In a volatile market, boring investments can be pretty darn sexy. That is why investors have plowed more than $4 trillion into exchange-traded funds, according to London- based research firm ETFGI. "Based on the flow data we see, they appear to be mainly used for short-term periods in more aggressive tactical fashions," said Matthew Bartolini, head of...

  • Mastermind of massive lottery fraud faces up to 25 years in prison

    Eddie Tipton, a computer programmer at the Multi-State Lottery Association, secretly installed software that allowed him to pick winning numbers and was collecting money from jackpots in multiple states.

  • WASHINGTON/ BRIDGEWATER, N.J., Aug 19- President Donald Trump's ouster of chief strategist Steve Bannon is unlikely to mark the abandonment of the administration's "America First" agenda that has unnerved investors and trade partners and split the White House into nationalist and globalist camps. Bannon can now do more to further conservative causes because "...

  • Aug 16- U.S. shale oil companies are pulling back on the amount of sand they use to hydraulically fracture new wells, responding to rising prices of the material that are driving up costs. Investors worry a slowdown in sand use, combined with new mining capacity coming online, could lead to a glut of the material and bring down prices. The price of frack sand is...

  • NEW YORK, Aug 15- Denver City Council approved on Tuesday a $1.8 billion public-private partnership project to redesign the Jeppesen Terminal of Denver International Airport, the latest airport to use this financing structure for redevelopment. P3s, which are more commonly used in Europe, Australia and Canada, are typically made up of a private consortium of...

  • The ruling could broaden the rules governing such exemptions and force the EPA to grant more of them under the Renewable Fuel Standard program, which requires that refiners blend biofuels like ethanol into their fuel pool or buy credits from those who do. The EPA ruled that Sinclair did not qualify for a hardship waiver for small refiners, with capacity of less...

  • The ruling could potentially broaden the rules governing such exemptions, forcing the EPA to grant more in future years under the controversial Renewable Fuel Standard program. The EPA ruled Sinclair did not qualify for an exemption under the policy's hardship waiver for small refiners as the company's two Wyoming plants were profitable and would not be...

  • The singer-songwriter tops Forbes' annual list of the 100 highest-paid celebrities with $170 million.

    A jury found that a former DJ assaulted and battered Taylor Swift by groping her, and awarded her the symbolic $1 in damages she had sought.

  • Money sandwich

    A look at nine reasons why a Roth individual retirement account is a fantastic investment vehicle for most savers.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 11- Amazon.com Inc is exploring a technology first developed for the U.S. military to produce tasty prepared meals that do not need refrigeration, as it looks for new ways to muscle into the $700 billion U.S. grocery business. It could also complement Amazon's planned $13.7 billion purchase of Whole Foods Market Inc and Amazon's checkout-free...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 9- The hype is fading for coding "boot camps," for-profit U.S. schools offering graduates entry into the lucrative world of software development. Two pioneers in the sector, San Francisco's Dev Bootcamp and The Iron Yard of Greenville, South Carolina, announced in July that they are being shut down by their corporate parents.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, August 9- The hype is fading. Two pioneers in the sector, San Francisco's Dev Bootcamp and The Iron Yard of Greenville, South Carolina, announced in July that they are being shut down by their corporate parents. Others, including market leaders like General Assembly, a New York firm that has raised $120 million in venture capital, are shifting their...

  • TORONTO, Aug 9- With a plump $3.1 billion pile of cash, Newmont Mining Corp is mulling a sweeter dividend to attract a broader shareholder base, a move that makes it an outlier in the still recovering gold sector. The two miners are also wrestling for top valuation, with Newmont's market capitalization of $19.3 billion just behind Barrick's $19.4 billion.

  • Marijuana legalization will impact small and large business: Freedman and Koski

    Andrew Freedman, former director of marijuana coordination for Colorado, discuss Colorado's economy since the legalization of marijuana.