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  • Aug 16- Nvidia Corp shares sank as much as 5 percent in after-hours trading on Thursday after the chip maker said cryptocurrency-fueled demand had dried up and it forecast sales below Wall Street targets, overshadowing quarterly results that otherwise beat expectations. Nvidia previously had forecast sales for cryptocurrency chips for the fiscal second...

  • LONDON/ WINNIPEG, Manitoba, Aug 16- Pieridae Energy, considering whether to build Canada's first major liquefied natural gas export terminal, is in talks with Axpo, a Swiss utility and energy trader, for a 10- year supply deal, the companies said on Thursday. A sales and purchase agreement would boost the chances that Pieridae would decide to build the C $10 billion...

  • LIMA, Aug 16- A LATAM Airlines passenger plane that departed Lima for Santiago, Chile, on Thursday was forced to land at an airport in southern Peru due to a bomb threat received by authorities in both countries, Peru's Transportation Ministry said. No one was injured on LATAM flight 2369 and a team for deactivating explosives has been notified, the ministry said.

  • LONDON/ WINNIPEG, Manitoba, Aug 16- Pieridae Energy, considering whether to build Canada's first major liquefied natural gas export terminal, is in talks with Axpo, a Swiss utility and energy trader, for a 10- year supply deal, the companies said on Thursday. A sales and purchase agreement would boost the chances that Pieridae would decide to build the C $10 billion...

  • BENTONVILLE, Ark. _ America's Car-Mart Inc. on Thursday reported fiscal first-quarter net income of $10.9 million. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $1.19 per share. America's Car-Mart shares have risen 50 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • BOSTON, Aug 16- Information about Elon Musk's efforts to take Tesla Inc private is scarce. Adam Grossman, principal of Mayport Wealth Management in Newton, Massachusetts said he has avoided owning Tesla for clients except through indexes, partly to limit the risk of missing out on color Musk could share with a small circle. "If you're a big portfolio manager and...

  • CHICAGO, Aug 16- U.S. soybean futures climbed to one-week highs on Thursday as plans for Beijing and Washington to hold fresh trade talks raised hopes for U.S. soy sales to China after being stalled by a tariff dispute. The rally in soybeans also helped wheat and corn futures rise, traders said, after China's Ministry of Commerce said a delegation will travel to the...

  • BOSTON, Aug 16- A federal judge on Thursday ruled that prosecutors could not retry three people accused of paying bribes to learn how certain investors voted on corporate shareholder proposals. District Judge Richard Stearns in Boston barred prosecutors from retrying three former employees of Georgeson LLC, a proxy solicitation firm owned by...

  • For 2018, Nordstrom now expects an adjusted profit of $3.50 to $3.65 per share, compared with its previous forecast of $3.35 to $3.55. Shares of the Seattle, Washington- based company rose 11 percent to $58.30 in after-hours trading. Excluding items, the company earned 95 cents per share, beating estimates of 84 cents, according to Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.

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  • Aug 16- Federal regulators are pressing Tesla Inc's directors for details on how much information Chief Executive Elon Musk shared with them before he tweeted last week about a potential deal to take the company private, the Wall Street Journal reported https://on.wsj.com/2MS65vw on Thursday, citing a person familiar with the matter.

  • GENOA, Italy, Aug 16- Italy's government opened an investigation on Thursday into the country's biggest toll-road operator, hours after saying it could face a heavy fine or lose its concession over a bridge collapse that killed at least 38 people. Shares in the operator's parent, Milan- listed international Atlantia, fell by as much as 25 percent at one point as...

  • BEIJING _ 21 Vianet Group Inc. on Thursday reported a loss of $14.2 million in its second quarter. On a per-share basis, the Beijing- based company said it had a loss of 12 cents. For the current quarter ending in October, 21 Vianet said it expects revenue in the range of $131.8 million to $134.9 million.

  • DOORDASH RAISES $250 MILLION FROM COATUE MANAGEMENT AND DST GLOBAL AT $4 BILLION VALUATION.

  • WASHINGTON— Is the latest pickup in U.S. economic growth destined to slow in the years ahead as most analysts say? On Thursday, President Donald Trump's chief economic adviser, made his case for the boom. Calling mainstream predictions "pure nonsense," Larry Kudlow declared that the expansion— already the second-longest on record— is merely in its "early innings."

  • BEIJING _ Ata Inc. on Thursday reported a loss of $14.9 million in its fiscal first quarter. On a per-share basis, the Beijing- based company said it had a loss of 66 cents. Ata Inc. shares have increased 49 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • HOUSTON, Aug 16- There were signs that a natural gas well was not fully sealed before it exploded in January, killing five workers, the U.S. Chemical Safety Board said in an updated report on the accident on Thursday. The incident, which took place at a Pittsburg County, Oklahoma, well being drilled for producer Red Mountain Energy by drilling contractor...

  • TORONTO, Aug 16- Electric vehicle-maker Tesla Inc is taking the Ontario government to court over the Canadian province's cancellation of an electric vehicle incentive program, according to documents filed in court on Aug. 10. In July, shortly after coming to power in Ontario, the Progressive Conservative government under Doug Ford canceled a slew of green...

  • Aug 16- Netflix Inc has signed a deal with American television producer and writer Kenya Barris, the creator of ABC's comedy show "Black-ish", as the streaming giant diversifies its original content. Emmy-nominated Barris will write and produce projects under his production company Khalabo Ink Society, the company said in a statement...

  • *China, U.S. to hold trade talks this month. NEW YORK, Aug 16- U.S. stocks rebounded on Thursday with the Dow posting its biggest percentage gain in over four months, as positive earnings and waning trade jitters buoyed investor confidence. Walmart Inc shares jumped 9.3 percent after the world's largest retailer topped earnings estimates and posted its best...