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Adidas reveals profit warning

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Thursday, July 31, 2014

WSJ: Adidas said its Q2 net profit fell 16% from last year to $193 million.

 

Target appoints new CEO

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Thursday, July 31, 2014

Reuters: Former PepsiCo executive Brian Cornell was named Target Corp's new CEO.

 

U.S. economy grew by 4% in Q2

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Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Bloomberg: Real gross domestic product in the United States increased at an annual rate of 4% in the second quarter of 2014.

 

Twitter Q2 revenue surges

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Wednesday, July 30, 2014

USA Today: The social network's second-quarter revenue rose 124% to $312 million.

 

Pfizer results beat estimates

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Tuesday, July 29, 2014

WSJ: The pharmaceutical giant posted earnings of $2.91 billion, or 45 cents per share.

 

Study: Running reduces risk of death

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Tuesday, July 29, 2014

TIME: A new study published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology shows that running—even slowly—greatly reduces the risk of a cardiovascular-related death.

 

Zillow to acquire Trulia for $3.5B

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Monday, July 28, 2014

NYT: The online real estate listing website will purchase its competition, Trulia, for about $3.5 billion in stock.

 

Dollar Tree to buy Family Dollar

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Monday, July 28, 2014

WSJ: Dollar Tree will acquire the struggling discount retailer in a cash-and-stock deal valued at about $8.5 billion.

 

Facebook revenue surges 61%

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Friday, July 25, 2014

Bloomberg: The socia network reported sales rose to $2.91 billion from $1.81 billion the year before.

 

Walmart unexpectedly fires CEO

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Friday, July 25, 2014

Forbes: The retail giant fired Bill Simon and named Greg Foran as its new President and CEO.

 

GM profit declines 80%

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Thursday, July 24, 2014

WSJ: General Motors reported an 80% drop in its Q2 net profit, with earnings hit by $1.5 billion in recall-related charges.

 

Study: Dogs can feel jealousy

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Thursday, July 24, 2014

Reuters: A study found that dogs are capable of feeling a basic form of jealousy.

 

Boeing profit surges 52%

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Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Forbes: The aerospace and defense company reported $22.04 billion in second quarter revenue.

 
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