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Fast food chains barred from using foreign workers

There had been a fast-track visa process for the industry after Julia Gillard's Labor Government approved the Fast Food Industry Labour Agreement in 2012, but the Immigration Minister Peter Dutton has...

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McDonald's invests in 'sustainable' beef, expands mobile ordering platform

The nation's largest food chain plans to add curbside service as well as mobile ordering and payment at all of its eateries by the end of the year. Aside from featuring kiosk ordering and table se...

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Home Depot looking to hire 900 associates in Hartford

Home Depot looking to hire 900 associates in Hartford

The company reported its last quarter on Jan 17. Also included on the site are interview tips , a hiring heat map , and more. Fourth-quarter EPS of $1.44 (up 23%) and revenue of $22.2 billion (up ...

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AMC Entertainment (AMC) Beats on Q4 Earnings and Revenues

AMC Entertainment (AMC) Beats on Q4 Earnings and Revenues

Adjusted EBITDA (earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortization) was $188.6 million, advancing 22.2% year over year. CEO AND PRESIDENT, ARON ADAM M, purchased 10,000 common shares of A...

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Mike Ashley's Sports Direct nets Agent Provocateur takeover

Agent Provocateur had been struggling financially. Joe Corre, who co-founded Agent Provacateur, warned of possible legal action against 3i and claimed a higher offer had been rejected. The acquisit...

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Burning Stock on the move: Fortress Investment Group LLC (NYSE:FIG)

These price targets are a consensus analysis of 4 brokers. There may be many price targets for a single security. According to 4 analysts, the Average Revenue Estimate for the current Fiscal quart...

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Feds search Caterpillar facilities in Peoria

Feds search Caterpillar facilities in Peoria

Caterpillar Inc . shares dropped to intraday lows as the world's biggest maker of machinery for mining and construction said it's the target of a search warrant. People wearing navy blue jackets label...

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France's Fillon fights on despite judicial summons

France's Fillon fights on despite judicial summons

He postponed a visit to a key farm show on Wednesday morning and announced the press conference, sending the rumour mill into overdrive amid speculation he would withdraw. The investigation is going u...

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Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. (The) (HIG) Dividend Payout Ratio

The acquisition was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through this link . Bank of Montreal Can raised its position in shares of PNC Financial Services Group by 31.5% in t...

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Shake Shack Announces Earnings Beat; But Comps Disappointed (SHAK)

Shake Shack Announces Earnings Beat; But Comps Disappointed (SHAK)

It appears Shake Shack's growth right now hinges on price increases, but traffic should be a key driver as well and Price hikes can potentially send customers away. On Wednesday, February 24th, Sha...

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Kargil martyr's daughter Gurmehar Kaur withdraws from campaign against ABVP

Kaur, the daughter of a martyr and a student of BA first year of Lady Sri Ram college (under DU) approached the Delhi Police along with Delhi Commission for Women, demanding immediate action against...

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Delhi: Jats siege Jantar Mantar, demand quota in jobs and educational institutions

He said the community was prepared for a long drawn battle and that essential supplies are likely to be affected. Kadian further stated that the state government should immediately take some decisio...

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Hugh Jackman roots for Indian cricket team

Meanwhile, people went so emotional on watching Hugh Jackman's last installment as " Wolverine ". Not may know that Hugh Jackman's favourite sport is cricket. "If [an Avengers-crossover] was on ...

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Profits tumble at world's top brewer on Brazil woes

Profits tumble at world's top brewer on Brazil woes

The maker of Goose Island and Stella Artois is hoping for better fortunes in Africa, where last year's $103 billion takeover of SABMiller gave it control of fast-growing local lagers such as Balimi in...

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Honda WR-V to be offered in two variants

Honda WR-V to be offered in two variants

HCIL on Thursday commenced the pre-bookings of the WR-V at all authorised Honda dealerships across the country with a booking amount of Rs 21,000. Now we have already driven the auto and Honda has d...

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Florida Man Arrested for Stealing Nickelback Drummer's Identity

Florida Man Arrested for Stealing Nickelback Drummer's Identity

Lee Howard Koenig , 45, was arrested Tuesday by Port St. Lucie police on two felony fraud-related charges, newspaper TCPalm reported. After the transaction went through, it came to light after Ada...

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MBA Weekly Survey: Mortgage Applications Rise 5.8%

On an unadjusted basis, the MBA's Market Composite Index of mortgage loan application volume decreased 3% from the previous week. However, the share of refi apps continues to decrease, down to 45....

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The Brokerages Set Novavax, Inc. (NVAX) PT at $6.04

On the ratings front, NVAX has been the subject of a number of recent research reports. It opened the session with a $1.5 price tag, later ranging from $1.45 to $1.58, the range at which the stock has...

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Kroger Company (The)'s (KR) "Equal Weight" Rating Reaffirmed at Barclays PLC

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Kroger Company (The) from a "sell" rating to a "hold" rating in a research note on Monday, February 20th. Following the completion of the transaction, th...

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Cement firm Lafarge paid Syrian armed groups

Cement firm Lafarge paid Syrian armed groups

LafargeHolcim (LHN.S) will continue to operate under the combined name of the French and Swiss companies which merged to create the cement maker, Chief Executive Eric Olsen said on Thursday. The comp...

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Four-Decade Low for US Jobless Claims

Four-Decade Low for US Jobless Claims

The four-week average is considered more reliable as it smooths out sharp fluctuations in the more volatile weekly figures, giving a more accurate picture of the health of the labour market. The tight...

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IRS might owe you money for 2013

If you didn't file a return for 2013, even if you didn't have to, you may want to do it now. Income tax refunds, which past year totaled $265 billion, represent a chance for many consumers to buy ...

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Dow Breaks Above 21000 As Stocks Hit All-Time Highs After Trump's Speech

Industrial stocks and phone companies were also among the big decliners. Trump's promises of tax reform, infrastructure spending and simpler regulations have sparked a post-election rally that has p...

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Office Depot tops expectations

ODP Director TRAVIS NIGEL also purchased 14,267 shares, at a stock price of $3.47. For the current quarter the company has highest EPS estimates of $0.13 and low forecast is $0.07. However price chan...

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(NYSE:ANF) has 1 year Price Target of $13.3

The projected growth estimate for the next quarter is 22.1 percent. The 1-year price target of the company is 13.3. The Next Year EPS growth is 400%, Long term annual growth estimate of 17.67%, Annual...

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Trump Taj Mahal sold to Hard Rock, report says

To view the full article, register now. A sale of the Taj Mahal therefore represents the optimal outcome for us. Later still, HRI issued its own statement laying out its plans for the rebranded Hard...

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Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY) has current Market Capitalization of $50.37 Million

The stock has performed -2.13% over the last seven days, -4.93% over the last thirty, and -5.00% over the last three months. Adell Harriman & Carpenter Inc. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is We...

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Eurozone Inflation Hits Four-Year High 2% As Energy Prices Surge

Eurozone Inflation Hits Four-Year High 2% As Energy Prices Surge

Inflation in Europe's powerhouse hit 2.2 percent in February, the statistics agency announced on Wednesday while presenting preliminary figures. Economist Carsten Brzeski at ING-DiBa said that "wi...

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The best job interview ever?

TravelandLeisure.com reports the 100 candidates will be hosted for a free weeklong trip where they can participate in job interviews and get to know the country. Specifically, the city of Wellington -...

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Uber CEO apologises for outburst

Uber CEO apologises for outburst

The chief executive of Uber has apologised after video emerged of him getting into an ill-tempered argument with one of the company's drivers about falling pay rates. "I am bankrupt because of you...

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American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. (AEO) Set to Announce Earnings on Wednesday

American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. (AEO) Set to Announce Earnings on Wednesday

Also, there are 1 buy, 0 sell and 1 strong sell ratings, collectively assigning a 2 average brokerage recommendation. Zacks Investment Research downgraded American Eagle Outfitters from a "buy" ra...

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Securities Analyst Recommendations: Ross Stores, Inc. (ROST), International Paper Company (IP)

Combining all the ratings on Ross Stores, Inc . For the quarter, shares have been noted at -0.47%. Alpha Windward LLC now owns 2,872 shares of the apparel retailer's stock valued at $185,000 after bu...

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Gold slips as dollar firms on bets for March rate hike

Experts have predicted that three increases of a quarter point in the Federal Funds Rate - short-term interest rates controlled by the Fed - are on tap for this year. China's manufacturing PMI climbed...

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Most Active mover Update on The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE:DOW)

The Dow Chemical Company (DOW ) have shown a high EPS growth of 11.50% in the last 5 years and has earnings decline of -40.10% yoy. Company shares have been seen trading -1.24% off of the 52 week high...

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GDP rebounds in December quarter

GDP rebounds in December quarter

Companies are doing well too: there was a 16.5% increase in private non-financial corporations' gross operating surplus, but wages, as we know, were down: compensation of employees decreased 0.5% for ...

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