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(Reuters) - Tepid holiday sales forecasts from two of the three major U.S. videogame producers have not dampened investors' confidence in one of the past decade's major stock market success stories for a simple reason: they almost always beat them.
Dec 8 (Reuters) - Imports by retailers are estimated to rise 1.5 percent in December, indicating that companies are expecting strong sales through the holiday season, according to industry group National Retail Federation (NRF).
By Bruno Federowski SAO PAULO, Dec 8 (Reuters) - Latin American currencies seesawed on Friday after U.S. job growth posted solid gains in November but wages rose less than expected. U.S. nonfarm payrolls rose by 228,000 jobs last month amid broad gains in hiring as the distortions from the recent hurricanes faded. Still, average hourly earnings rose 0.2 percent, less than the 0.3 percent consensus estimate. The figures left investors guessing over the pace of U.S. interest rate h
The arrests of eight Baltimore police officers on racketeering charges earlier this year may affect more than 2,000 criminal cases, a major increase from previous estimates, according to the public defender's office.
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - The United States-led international coalition fighting Islamic State estimates that fewer than 3,000 fighters belonging to the hardline Sunni militant group remain in Iraq and Syria, its spokesman said on Tuesday.
Dec 5 (Reuters) - Bank of Montreal, Canada's fourth-biggest lender, on Tuesday reported a quarterly adjusted profit that beat analysts' estimates, helped by higher income from its main retail business.
(Reuters) - A magnitude 4.1 earthquake struck Delaware on Thursday in a rare seismological occurrence for the U.S. Northeast, officials said, with the temblor's strength equaling the estimated magnitude of an 1871 quake that was believed to be the largest ever in the state.
(Reuters) - Jeweler Tiffany & Co's sales and profit beat market estimates, helped by strong demand for its fashion and high-end solitaire jewelry in its first full quarter under new Chief Executive Alessandro Bogliolo.
CAPE TOWN, Nov 29 (Reuters) - Losses at South African Airways (SAA) are set to widen to 4 billion rand ($292.86 million) in 2017/18 from a previous estimate of 2.8 billion, the state airline's chief financial officer said, piling further pressure on government finances.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The latest U.S. Senate version of a Republican tax bill, strongly backed by President Donald Trump, would balloon the federal budget deficit and hurt poor Americans more than first estimated, congressional fiscal analysts said on Monday.
Nov 22 (Reuters) - Deere & Co's shares surged on Wednesday after the equipment maker beat quarterly earnings estimates and predicted further improvements in the coming year, amid strong sales in South America and higher demand in the United States and Canada.
Nov 22 (Reuters) - U.S. tractor maker Deere & Co on Wednesday forecast strong earnings for the coming fiscal year, while reporting fourth-quarter results ahead of Wall Street estimates, as it benefits from improving demand for farm machinery.
Nov 21 (Reuters) - GameStop Corp, the world's largest video game and gaming console retailer, reported better-than-expected quarterly revenue, as the company benefited from a continued rise in demand for the Nintendo Switch console.
(Reuters) - Lowe's Cos Inc's third-quarter comparable sales topped analysts' estimates on Tuesday, helped by hurricane-driven demand for its building materials and a push on the volume of business it does with professional contractors.
Nov 21 (Reuters) - Lowe's Cos Inc's third-quarter comparable sales topped analysts' estimates on Tuesday, helped by hurricane-driven demand for its building materials and a push on the volume of business it does with professional contractors.
Nov 21 (Reuters) - Dollar Tree Inc, the biggest U.S. dollar-store chain operator, on Tuesday reported third-quarter comparable store sales that beat Wall Street estimates, helped by higher customer traffic and spending at its stores.
(Reuters) - Lowe's Cos Inc reported higher-than-expected comp sales and profit on Tuesday, helped by lower costs as well as higher demand for emergency supplies and rebuilding material due to hurricanes battering several regions in the United States.
Nov 20 (Reuters) - Palo Alto Networks Inc on Monday reported better-than-expected quarterly revenue and profit, as it benefited from robust demand for its cloud-based security services, sending its shares up more than 6 percent in extended trading.
SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China's Singles' Day online discount sales bonanza on Saturday saw bargain-hungry buyers spend over $38 billion, flooding the postal and courier businesses with around 331 million packages - and leaving an estimated 160,000 tonnes of packaging waste.
The UN estimates that over the last decade, more than 900 journalists, including our son, James W. Foley, have been killed for bringing news to the public. Sadly, only one in 10 of these cases has led to a conviction.
(Reuters) - Best Buy Co Inc took a $100 million hit in the third quarter from the late launch of the iPhone X and gave a profit forecast for the holiday period that fell short of analysts' estimates, as it competes in a brutal U.S. retail market.
Nov 16 (Reuters) - Best Buy Co Inc took a $100 million hit in the third quarter from the late launch of the iPhone X and gave a profit forecast for the holiday period that fell short of analysts' estimates, as it competes in a brutal U.S. retail market.
(Reuters) - Viacom Inc , owner of MTV, Comedy Central and Paramount, reported mixed quarterly results Thursday as higher-than-expected revenue in its film unit and improved domestic ad sales offset lower revenue from U.S. cable TV operators and online distributors.
(Reuters) - Best Buy Co Inc reported disappointing third-quarter results on Thursday and forecast holiday-quarter profit below Wall Street estimates as it cut prices to match those offered by rivals including Amazon.com Inc .
(Reuters) - Best Buy Co Inc reported on Thursday disappointing third-quarter results and forecast holiday-quarter profit below Wall Street's estimates as the company cuts prices to match those offered by rivals such as Amazon.com Inc .
HONG KONG (Reuters) - Chinese internet giant Tencent Holdings Ltd posted a 69 percent jump in its quarterly net profit, blowing past estimates, underpinned by a strong growth in revenue from its smartphone games and payment-related services.
TAIPEI (Reuters) - Taiwan's Foxconn , the world's largest contract electronics manufacturer, saw quarterly profit slide 39 percent - a result far below estimates and widely attributed to production issues for Apple Inc's iPhone X.
(Reuters) - Home Depot Inc , the largest U.S. home improvement chain, beat analysts' third-quarter sales and profit estimates on Tuesday, as hurricanes Harvey and Irma boosted demand for storm-related emergency products and rebuilding materials.
(Reuters) - U.S. meat processor Tyson Foods Inc's quarterly earnings and revenue topped analysts' forecasts, as its chicken and beef businesses benefited from strong demand as well as lower costs to buy animal feed.
Nov 10 (Reuters) - Department store chain J.C. Penney Co Inc reported same-store sales above its estimates, helped by an overhaul of women's apparel and higher demand for home goods and Sephora beauty products.
(Reuters) - Nvidia Corp's quarterly profit and revenue topped market estimates and the chipmaker also gave a strong revenue forecast for the current quarter, powered by demand for its graphics chips used in gaming and data centers.
Nov 9 (Reuters) - Equifax Inc on Thursday reported lower quarterly profit, and quarterly revenue missed estimates, as the credit bureau warned that its massive data breach had prompted some customers to hold back business.
(Reuters) - Equifax Inc on Thursday reported lower quarterly profit, and quarterly revenue missed estimates, as the credit bureau warned that its massive data breach had prompted some customers to hold back business.
(Reuters) - Twenty-First Century Fox Inc's quarterly revenue topped market estimates on Wednesday as higher advertising sales and revenue from traditional and online distributors boosted its cable business.
(Reuters) - Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc on Wednesday reported third-quarter profit that sailed past Wall Street estimates on the strength of increased demand for flagship eye treatment Eylea and its new eczema drug Dupixent, boosting its shares almost 7 percent.
Nov 8 (Reuters) - Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc on Wednesday reported third-quarter profit that sailed past Wall Street estimates on the strength of increased demand for flagship eye treatment Eylea and its new eczema drug Dupixent, boosting its shares almost 7 percent.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Congressional Budget Office on Wednesday said that repealing the individual mandate for health insurance would reduce the federal budget deficit less than first forecast as it readied a revised analysis of a policy shift favored by Republicans.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Congressional Budget Office said on Wednesday that repealing the individual mandate under Obamacare would reduce the federal budget deficit by $338 billion over the next decade, not the $416 billion that it had initially estimated.
(Reuters) - Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc's third-quarter profit and revenue topped analysts' estimates on Wednesday as demand rose for its flagship eye treatment Eylea and its recently launched eczema drug Dupixent.
(Reuters) - U.S. burger chain Wendy's Co on Wednesday reported a smaller-than-expected rise in third-quarter sales at established restaurants in North America, as hurricanes hit traffic at restaurants in Florida and Texas
SEOUL (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump warned North Korea on Wednesday "do not underestimate us and do not try us" as he vowed that the United States would defend itself and its allies against Pyongyangâ€™s nuclear threat.
(Reuters) - Take-Two Interactive Software Inc gave a stronger-than-expected revenue forecast for the holiday quarter, unlike rivals Activision Blizzard Inc and Electronic Arts Inc, on strong demand for its new NBA videogame and the continued success of "Grand Theft Auto".
(Reuters) - Take-Two Interactive Software Inc raised its full-year adjusted revenue forecast and its second-quarter revenue topped estimates, driven by the new version of its basketball franchise game and the continued success of "Grand Theft Auto V".
(Reuters) - Lloyd's of London underwriter Hiscox Ltd said it now estimates net claims for Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria to total around $225 million, having previously estimated the same amount for Harvey and Irma alone.
Nov 6 (Reuters) - CVS Health Corp, which is said to be in talks to buy health insurer Aetna Inc, posted a bigger-than-expected third-quarter profit as it processed more claims in its pharmacy benefits management business.
TOKYO (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump ramped up his tough rhetoric against North Korea when he arrived in Japan on Sunday, saying the United States and its allies are prepared to defend freedom and "no dictator" should underestimate U.S. resolve.
KAWAGOE, Japan (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump ramped up his tough rhetoric against North Korea when he arrived in Japan on Sunday, saying that the United States and its allies are prepared to defend freedom and that "no dictator" should underestimate U.S. resolve.
(Reuters) - Activision Blizzard Inc on Thursday became the second videogame publisher after Electronic Arts to forecast revenue below Street estimates for the all-important holiday sales quarter as a slew of title releases heats up competition.
(Reuters) - U.S. natural gas producer Chesapeake Energy Corp on Thursday missed Wall Street's quarterly revenue estimates and warned of flat-to-modest production growth next year, sending its shares down as much as 8 percent.
Nov 2 (Reuters) - U.S. natural gas producer Chesapeake Energy Corp on Thursday missed Wall Street's quarterly revenue estimates and warned of flat-to-modest production growth next year, sending its shares down as much as 8 percent.
(Reuters) - Cigna Corp on Thursday said low member medical costs, particularly related to hospitalizations and prescription drugs, drove better-than-expected third-quarter profits and would continue in 2018.
BEIJING (Reuters) - Alibaba Group Holding Ltd hailed an "outstanding quarter" on Thursday and raised its outlook for the year after beating forecasts with a 61 percent revenue rise driven by strong growth in online sales.