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Reuters Company NewsFeb 22, 2017
EMERGING MARKETS-Emerging stocks sail to new 19-month highs
LONDON, Feb 22 (Reuters) - Wall Street's record run helped emerging stocks sail to new 19-month highs on Wednesday with year-to-date gains of over 10 percent, while the rand firmed ahead of a key budget speech by the finance minister.

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CEE MARKETS-Bucharest stocks extend rally on Banca Transilvania gains (Reuters Company News)
Global stocks top 2016 gains, dollar up before Fed minutes (Reuters Business)

MarketWatchFeb 22, 2017
The Wall Street Journal: Malaysia police say suspect in Kim Jong Nam death is North Korean embassy worker
Hyon Kwang Song, 44 years old, is a second secretary in the North Korean embassy in Kuala Lumpur while another suspect, Kim Uk Il, works for state-owned airline Air Koryo.

Google Business NewsFeb 22, 2017
Yahoo salvages Verizon deal by giving it a $350-million discount - Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times


Yahoo Inc. is taking a $350-million hit on its previously announced $4.8-billion sale to Verizon Communications Inc. in a concession for security lapses that exposed personal information stored in more than 1 billion Yahoo user accounts. The revised ...
After data breaches, Verizon knocks $350M off Yahoo sale, now valued at $4.48BTechCrunch
Verizon shaves $350 million from Yahoo priceUSA TODAY
Here's Why Verizon Decided to Stick With Yahoo Despite EverythingFortune
MarketWatch -Bloomberg -CNNMoney -


Google Market NewsFeb 22, 2017
Wells Fargo Has Fired and Cut Bonuses for 4 Executives Over Its Sales Scandal - Fortune

Fortune


Wells Fargo (wfc) has fired four mid-level executives and stripped them of bonuses and stock awards as a result of an investigation into improper sales practices in its retail bank, the company announced on Tuesday. The board of directors voted
Wells Fargo fires former LA regional president, 3 other managers after scandalLos Angeles Times
Wells Fargo fires four managers over unauthorized accounts scandalUSA TODAY
Wells Fargo fires 4 executives over sham-accounts scandalWashington Post
The Mercury News -CBS Local -


Google Business NewsFeb 22, 2017
Asia gains as Wall Street extends record run, dollar slips - Reuters

Reuters


A Chinese investor monitors share prices at a securities company in Shanghai November 12, 2003. REUTERS/Claro Cortes IV/File Photo. By Shinichi Saoshiro | TOKYO. TOKYO Asian stocks rose on Wednesday, joining a record-setting session for global ...
GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia gains as Wall Street extends record rise, dollar dipsNasdaq
The Fed and the market are having a hard time getting on the same pageCNBC
Fed's Williams Says Historically Low Interest Rates Will PersistBloomberg
Yahoo Finance -Bangor Daily News -MarketWatch -


Google Business NewsFeb 22, 2017
Airbus profit hit by charge on A400M program - MarketWatch

WalesOnline


Airbus SE is again seeking to renegotiate the contract with governments buying its A400M military transport plane after the troubled program led to a 63% fall in profit last year. Chairman Denis Ranque and Chief Executive Tom Enders jointly sent a
Airbus seeks new talks with European nations over A400M costsReuters
Airbus Stock Down On Q4 Loss; Lifts Dividend; Sees Higher Ad. Earnings In FY17Nasdaq
Airbus says profits hit by military plane woesYahoo News
The Seattle Times -The Fiscal Times -gulfnews.com -


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London Markets: FTSE 100 gains as bank shares rise, led by Lloyds (MarketWatch)

Google Business NewsFeb 22, 2017
Airbus takes new hit for A400M as core profit beats forecasts - Reuters

Reuters


A waiter walks past an Airbus A400M military transport plane is parked at the Airbus assembly plant during an event in the Andalusian capital of Seville, southern Spain, December 1, 2016. REUTERS/Marcelo del Pozo. PARIS European aerospace group ...
Airbus profit plunges 66% on A400M program costsMarketWatch
Airbus Earnings Slide on A350 Costs, A320Neo Engine HoldupsBloomberg
Military plane cost hits Airbus profitsBBC News
RTT News -Yahoo Finance -Military Technologies


Google Business NewsFeb 22, 2017
China Home Prices Rise in Fewest Cities in a Year Amid Curbs - Bloomberg

Bloomberg


China home prices increased last month in the fewest cities in a year, signaling property curbs to deflate a potential housing bubble are taking effect. New-home prices, excluding government-subsidized housing, gained last month in 45 of the 70 cities
Winter Is Still Here: China's Home Prices Kept Losing Heat In JanuaryTheStreet.com
Australian Dollar Keeps Climbing As Chinese House Prices Do TooDailyFX
China Stocks-Factors to watch on WednesdayNasdaq
Yahoo Finance -ecns


MarketWatchFeb 22, 2017
Earnings Outlook: Tesla earnings: Expect Model 3 updates amid record stock highs
Tesla Inc. shares on a tear a week ahead of company results.

Google Business NewsFeb 22, 2017
Icahn buys Bristol-Myers shares, adding to activist pressure - StreetInsider.com

StreetInsider.com


A trader passes by a screen displaying the tickers symbols for Bristol-Myers Squibb and Intelsat, Ltd. on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange, April 25, 2013. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid/File Photo ...
UPDATE 1-Bristol-Myers adds 3 directors in agreement with JANA PartnersBusiness Insider
Bristol-Myers Rises After Report That Carl Icahn Owns StakeBloomberg
Bristol-Myers Buys Back Shares, Shuffles BoardTheStreet.com
MarketWatch -Nasdaq -Fortune -


Google Business NewsFeb 22, 2017
United, American begin selling cheaper economy-class fare - Kansas City Star

Kansas City Star


American and United have started selling cheaper "basic economy" fares as they battle discount airlines for the most budget-conscious travelers. American announced early Tuesday that it began selling the new fares for flights starting March 1 on 10
$80 to Tampa: American Airlines launches cheap faresFort Worth Star Telegram (blog)
TX: United Rolls Out Basic Economy Between Houston, Minneapolis-St. PaulAviationPros.com
Ultra-cheap, perk-free 'basic economy' fares are hereQuartz
Skift -AZCentral.com -


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Google Market NewsFeb 22, 2017
German Business Sentiment Rises as Bundesbank Sees Growth Pickup - Bloomberg

Bloomberg


The German economy expanded at the fastest pace in five years in 2016 and is forecast to continue to drive growth in the 19-nation euro region. Photographer: Krisztian Bocsi/Bloomberg. German business confidence unexpectedly improved, underpinning ...
German Ifo business morale brightens in FebruaryReuters
German Business Sentiment Hits Four-Year High as Economy Powers AheadTheStreet.com
German Optimism up in Positive Sign for Europe's RecoveryU.S. News & World Report
RTT News -DIGITALLOOK -


MarketWatchFeb 22, 2017
Matthew Lynn's London Eye: Taxing robots is Bill Gates's dumbest idea yet
Bill Gates has just come up with his worst idea yet: That we should tax the robots who take away our jobs.

Inc.comFeb 22, 2017
3 Simple Ways to Make Yourself Happy That Are Proven by Neuroscience
No need to spend hours on meditation--just make these mental tweaks.

Reuters BusinessFeb 22, 2017
OPEC cuts, weak freight rates help traders profit on Asia crude routes
SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Oil traders from around the world, including the United States, Britain and Brazil, have tripled their sales to Asia as they take advantage of an emerging supply gap following OPEC-led production cuts announced late last year.

Reuters Company NewsFeb 22, 2017
GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia gains as Wall Street extends record run, dollar slips
* Asia equities retain upbeat mood from European and US sessions

Private Equity Breaking NewsFeb 22, 2017
European PE fundraising nears pre-financial crisis ‘boom years' levels
European private equity fundraising is at its strongest in dollar terms since the global financial crisis, new research has revealed.

Google Market NewsFeb 22, 2017
Switzerland's ABB hit by $100 million South Korean fraud - Reuters

Reuters


A woman walks past the logo of Swiss power technology and automation group ABB ahead of a news conference to present the company's full-year results in Zurich, Switzerland February 8, 2017. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann. By John Revill | ZURICH.
ABB says $100 million stolen in 'criminal scheme'MarketWatch
Major European company says employee has gone missing with $100MCNNMoney
ABB uncovers 'massive criminal activity' at South Korean businessFinancial Times
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Google Business NewsFeb 22, 2017
Dollar slips as market awaits Fed minutes - Reuters

Reuters


FILE PHOTO: U.S. one hundred dollar bills are seen in this picture illustration, August 2, 2013. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji/Illustration/File Photo. 1/2. left. right. Wads of 100 euro banknotes are stacked in a pile at the Money Service Austria company's ...
I'm a sceptic of Indian government's demonetisation move: Michael EveryBusiness Standard
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Fed Rate Hike: 3 Reasons Not To Bet On A March MoveBarron's (blog)



CNN/MoneyFeb 22, 2017
Major European company says employee has gone missing with $100M
A major European conglomerate says one of its employees in South Korea has gone missing -- along with $100 million.

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Airbus seeks new talks with European nations over A400M costs (Reuters Business)

Google Business NewsFeb 22, 2017
CPAC Got Rid Of Milo, But Not The Rest Of Their Bigoted Lineup - Media Matters for America

Fortune


The Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) has rescinded the speaking offer its leadership made to former Breitbart editor Milo Yiannopoulos, who has a history of bigotry, following the circulation of a video in which Yiannopoulos appeared to ...
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I am a gay man, and a child abuse... - Milo Yiannopoulos | FacebookFacebook



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The 96 hours that brought down Milo Yiannopoulos - Washington Post (Google Business News)

MarketWatchFeb 22, 2017
: Instead of Apple, Warren Buffett should be buying this smartphone play
Here''s why Apple is suing Qualcomm — and Michael Brush says investors are overreacting.

SEC.gov Updates: News DigestFeb 22, 2017
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Google Market NewsFeb 22, 2017
Asian stocks edge up ahead of Fed minutes - MarketWatch

MarketWatch


A worker looks down from "Sky100," the 100th floor of the International Commerce Centre in Hong Kong. By. KenanMachado. Asia-Pacific stocks rose broadly following overnight gains overseas, as investors await the release later Wednesday of minutes from ...
Asian stocks drift higher as investors await Fed minutesMilton Daily Standard
Asian currencies edge higher, await Fed minutes for rate cluesThe Star Online



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Google Business NewsFeb 21, 2017
With NAFTA in Trump's crosshairs, Mexico's border factories brace for the unknown - Washington Post

Washington Post


EL PASO — If you sleep on a memory foam mattress, chances are good that its fabric cover was made here in a small factory in this desert border town on the westernmost edge of Texas. Well, here and over there, across the Rio Grande in Ciudad Juarez, ...
Mexico and Canada Say Nafta Should Be Re-Negotiated TrilaterallyBloomberg
A wake-up call for Trump's trade agendaThe Hill (blog)
Trashing NAFTA: Protection or Prosperity?American Thinker
CNBC -Yahoo News -


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Trump Administration Tightens Deportation, Detention Rules (WSJ Asia)
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Google Business NewsFeb 21, 2017
The revised Verizon-Yahoo deal puts liability on Altaba - MarketWatch

MarketWatch


Verizon Communications Inc. didn't walk away from a deal to buy Yahoo's core business, but it is leaving some potential legal liabilities behind. By. TheresePoletti. Columnist. The revised deal between Verizon Communications Inc. and Yahoo Inc. may
Verizon Will Pay $350 Million Less for YahooNew York Times
Here's Why Verizon Decided to Stick With Yahoo Despite EverythingFortune
Yahoo Salvages Verizon Deal With $350 Million DiscountCBS Local
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Google Business NewsFeb 21, 2017
Walmart profits drop 18% in 4th quarter despite strong holiday sales - Washington Post

Washington Post


Walmart, the giant retailer, said Tuesday that it had attracted more customers during the crucial holiday shopping season but that its efforts had come at a cost. Sales at U.S. stores open at least a year rose 1.8 percent during the fourth quarter
Wal-Mart helps Wall Street's record-setting rally march onReuters
Jet's Hipster Shoppers Get a Taste of Wal-Mart In-House BrandsBloomberg
Dow, S&P, Nasdaq and Russell notch new record highs, up more than 10% since electionCNBC
Charlotte Observer -U.S. News & World Report -


MarketWatchFeb 21, 2017
Asia Markets: China stocks rise as investors see a bull market on the horizon
Asian markets traded largely mixed on Tuesday as investors waited for U.S. traders to return from a holiday. Meanwhile, investors are warming up to the view that China stocks may have reached a bottom.

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Asia stocks consolidate recent gains; China shines - The Fiscal Times (Google Market News)

Google Business NewsFeb 21, 2017
Macy's Profit Falls Nearly 13 Percent as Sales Drop - U.S. News & World Report

U.S. News & World Report


Macy's, the nation's largest department store chain, says its earnings for the quarter that includes the holiday period dropped nearly 13 percent. Feb. 21, 2017, at 4:42 p.m.. MORE. LinkedIn · StumbleUpon · Google +; Cancel. Macy's Profit Falls Nearly
What Walmart, Macy's and Home Depot Are Saying About RetaileMarketer
Walmart profits drop 18% in 4th quarter despite strong holiday salesWashington Post
As Walmart tries to catch Amazon, profits prove elusiveCBS News
CNBC -NJ.com -


MarketWatch MarketPulseFeb 21, 2017
First Solar shares higher after company beats sales, earnings predictions
First Solar Inc. shares rose 1.6% late Tuesday after the solar-panel maker and solar-power developer reported fourth-quarter adjusted earnings and sales above expectations. First Solar said it lost $6.92 a share in the quarter, versus earnings of $1.63 a share in the year-ago period. Adjusted for one-time items, First Solar earned $1.24 a share in the quarter. Sales fell to $480 million in the quarter from $942 million a year ago. Analysts polled by FactSet had expected adjusted earnings of $1.01 a share on sales of $404 million for the Tempe, Ariz., company in the quarter. First Solar also tweaked higher its expectations for 2017 sales to between $2.8 billion and $2.9 billion, from a range between $2.5 billion and $2.6 billion. Shares ended the regular trading session up 5.1%.

Market Pulse Stories are Rapid-fire, short news bursts on stocks and markets as they move. Visit MarketWatch.com for more information on this news.



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Own Amazon Stock? Here's What You Need to Know About FedEx and UPS Earnings - Motley Fool (Google Business News)

WSJ AsiaFeb 21, 2017
Wary Global Investors Hold Back on China
Many global investors are missing out on China''s strongest stock-market rally in years, the latest sign that a potential clash with the U.S. over trade and currency policy looms over the world''s most populous nation.

MarketWatchFeb 21, 2017
The stock market is winning so much, investors are thinking Nasdaq 6,000
Wall Street stocks are winning—big league. But investors don''t appear to be hitting an exhaustion point, with the Nasdaq Composite Index mounting so steady an ascent into the stratosphere that Nasdaq 6,000 is legitimately on the table.

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Forbes HeadlinesFeb 21, 2017
Meet The Man Helping Global Business Leaders Transform The Future
Aviv Shahar discusses his approach to training global business leaders, the importance of critical conversations, and the need to transform how companies are structured in the changing world.

WSJ MoneyBeatFeb 21, 2017
Apple on Cusp of New iPhone ‘Supercycle' in China
Concerns about Apple's prospects in China are misplaced, Morgan Stanley said, predicting a strong new 'supercycle' of iPhone sales in China in fiscal 2018.

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Google Business NewsFeb 21, 2017
Verizon Will Pay $350 Million Less for Yahoo - New York Times

New York Times


A Verizon store in Chicago. Verizon will pay $4.48 billion for Yahoo, about $350 million less than it initially offered after security breaches that were disclosed last year. Credit Christopher Dilts/Bloomberg. SAN FRANCISCO — Faced with unknown costs ...
Verizon, Yahoo agree to lowered $4.48 billion deal following cyber attacksReuters
After data breaches, Verizon knocks $350M off Yahoo sale, now valued at $4.48BTechCrunch
Verizon to buy Yahoo at reduced priceSFGate
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Google Business NewsFeb 21, 2017
Wells Fargo Fires Four Senior Managers Amid Phony Account Scandal Investigation - Forbes

Forbes


John Stumpf won't be the only person to lose his job over the phony account scandal that has rocked reputation: four senior managers have also been fired in connection to the fraudulent sales practices that resulted in the creation of two million
Wells Fargo fires four managers over unauthorized accounts scandalUSA TODAY
Wells Fargo Fires Four Retail Executives Over Accounts ScandalBloomberg
Wells Fargo fires four executives, including former LA regional president, in aftermath of scandalLos Angeles Times
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Google Business NewsFeb 21, 2017
HSBC Boosts CEO Gulliver's Pay as Bank's Bonus Pool Drops 12% - Bloomberg

Economic Times


HSBC Holdings Plc boosted Stuart Gulliver's total potential pay to 9.7 million pounds ($12 million) as the chief executive officer was rewarded for cutting costs, while the bank's bonus pool dropped. The most important market news of the day. Get our
HSBC's 2016 profit slumps 62 percent on writedowns as outlook dimsReuters
HSBC warns of risks to world economic growth as profit divesSan Francisco Chronicle
UPDATE 2-HSBC's 2016 profit slumps 62 pct on writedowns, HK shares slideNasdaq
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MarketWatchFeb 21, 2017
Futures Movers: Oil logs a gain as OPEC touts compliance to cuts, but prices end off highs
Crude-oil futures on Tuesday settle sharply higher as investors bid futures contracts on the heels of growing optimism about compliance to a global pact to curb crude output.

Google Business NewsFeb 21, 2017
Burger King owner to buy Popeyes fried chicken for $1.8B - USA TODAY

USA TODAY


The company that owns Burger King added to its fast-food empire with a deal to acquire fried chicken chain Popeyes for $1.8 billion. Restaurant Brands International, which owns Burger King and coffee-shop chain Tim Hortons, said Tuesday that it had
Restaurant Brands Takes a Bite Out of PopeyesNew York Times
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MarketWatch Breaking NewsFeb 21, 2017
U.S. stocks close at record highs; Dow posts 8th straight daily advance
U.S. stocks close at record highs; Dow posts 8th straight daily advance

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Reuters BusinessFeb 21, 2017
Oil rises 1 percent as OPEC sees higher compliance with cuts
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Oil prices ended about 1 percent higher after touching three-week highs on Tuesday on OPEC's optimism for greater compliance with its deal with other producers including Russia to curb output in an effort to clear a glut that has weighed on the market.

Inc.comFeb 21, 2017
Bill Gates's Plan to Deal With Job-Stealing Robots: Just Tax Them
The Microsoft founder wades into the fierce debate about how to handle the social impact of increased automation.

Google Business NewsFeb 21, 2017
Civilities: Simon & Schuster needs to apologize for the Milo Yiannopoulos debacle - Washington Post

Washington Post


Tuesday was another very bad day for now former Breitbart News editor Milo Yiannopoulos, who resigned from his position with the conservative publication in a news release. On Monday, he lost his publisher, Simon & Schuster, when the company canceled ...
CPAC Got Rid Of Milo, But Not The Rest Of Their Bigoted LineupMedia Matters for America
Milo backlash is the latest fault line in conservatives' civil warFort Worth Star Telegram
Milo Yiannopoulos's Pedophilia Comments Cost Him CPAC Role and Book DealNew York Times
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Google Business NewsFeb 21, 2017
Milo Yiannopoulos Said He Was Sexually Abused As A Child And Resigned From Breitbart News - BuzzFeed News

BuzzFeed News


The move comes after he made comments defending pedophilia, leading to his book deal being canceled. Originally posted on Feb. 21, 2017, at 11:42 a.m. Updated on Feb. 21, 2017, at 1:19 p.m.. Mary Ann Georgantopoulos. BuzzFeed News Reporter. Tweet.
CPAC Got Rid Of Milo, But Not The Rest Of Their Bigoted LineupMedia Matters for America
Milo backlash is the latest fault line in conservatives' civil warFort Worth Star Telegram
Milo Yiannopoulos's Pedophilia Comments Cost Him CPAC Role and Book DealNew York Times
Facebook -Facebook -Hollywood Reporter


AdWeek NewsFeb 21, 2017
Milo Yiannopoulos Resigns From Breitbart
The line that cannot be crossed, not even by boundary-trampler Milo Yiannopoulos, it turns out, is pedophilia. After a career marked by writing and public speaking engagements that exhibited, at different points, racist, sexist and transphobic sentiments, as well as a Twitter trolling campaign against Leslie Jones that got him banned from the platform, it...

Google Business NewsFeb 21, 2017
Wells Fargo Fires Managers, Denies Bonuses in Account Probe - Bloomberg

New York Daily News


Wells Fargo & Co. fired the head of its consumer credit-card business and three other senior managers as the bank's board examines how abusive sales practices spread through branches before spiraling into a national scandal last year. Shelley Freeman ...
Wells Fargo fires four managers over unauthorized accounts scandalUSA TODAY
Wells Fargo Fires Four Senior Managers Amid Phony Account Scandal InvestigationForbes
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Google Business NewsFeb 21, 2017
Breitbart's Milo Yiannopoulos resigns following outrage over his past comments about pedophilia - Washington Post

Washington Post


Milo Yiannopoulos, the incendiary writer and commentator who helped make Breitbart News a leading organ of the 'alt-right,' resigned from the news organization Tuesday after a video of him endorsing pedophilia resurfaced online over the weekend.
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Milo Yiannopoulos resigns from Breitbart NewsUSA TODAY
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MarketWatchFeb 21, 2017
Capitol Report: Why world trade growth just saw its fifth straight decline
Questions about how Brexit and elections from the U.S. to South Korea will affect the economy may be mostly to blame for the fifth straight decline in world trade growth, the World Bank says.

MarketWatchFeb 21, 2017
Economic Report: Here's some good news — there was a big surge in bank-card defaults
Americans missed more bank card payments in January, an unlikely sign of a stronger economy.

MarketWatch MarketPulseFeb 21, 2017
SeaWorld now sees 2016 revenue of $1.344 bln, mulls debt refinancing
SeaWorld Entertainment Inc. said Tuesday it expects 2016 reveneu of about $1.344 billion, just below the FactSet consensus of $1.345 billion. The theme park operator offered the preliminary guidance in connection with a potential debt refinancing and said it will report final fourth-quarter and full-year earnings on Feb. 28. The company said it expects 2016 attendance of about 22 million guests, matching the FactSet consensus. 'We are also exploring a possible debt refinancing transaction in order to improve our capital structure by extending maturities and improving certain other terms of our debt,' Chief Executive Joel Manby said in a statement. Shares were not yet active premarket, but have gained 1.1% in the last 12 months, underperforming the S&P 500 , which has gained 22%.

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Google Market NewsFeb 21, 2017
Euro-Area Economic Recovery Broadens as France Outpaces Germany - Bloomberg

euronews


The euro area's unexpectedly upbeat economic data on Tuesday might have come with more than one positive message. A gauge for economic activity rose to the highest level in almost six years in February, following previous signals that the region's
Eurozone Economy Seen Running at Near 6-year HighU.S. News & World Report
Euro zone growth surges to near six-year high despite upcoming French electionsCNBC
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AdWeek NewsFeb 21, 2017
How This Minneapolis Ad Agency Is Staying Ahead of Tech Trends
For Carter Jensen, installing cameras into ceilings and drilling digital displays into the walls of Minneapolis-based agency Periscope to test prototypes of new mobile and emerging technology is just a typical day at work. As Periscope's senior emerging media and platform innovation strategist, Jensen is the agency's go-to guy responsible for understanding future-looking innovations like...

MarketWatchFeb 21, 2017
After Warren Buffett's Kraft Heinz backs down on Unilever, where should investors look?
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Google Business NewsFeb 21, 2017
HSBC share run stumbles on writedowns, tough outlook - Reuters

Reuters


HONG KONG/LONDON HSBC's (HSBA.L) full-year profit slumped 62 percent and fell far short of forecasts on Tuesday as the bank took hefty writedowns from restructuring and flagged near-term brakes on revenue growth. Shares in Europe's largest bank slid ...



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