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News Corp Buys Operator of Realtor.com for $950 Million

News Corp (NASDAQ: NWSA) and Move Inc. (NASDAQ: MOVE) announced Tuesday morning that News Corp has agreed to acquire Move for $21 a share in an all-cash tender offer worth ...
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Travelport IPO Faces Warm Reaction on Otherwise Cold Day

Travelport Worldwide Ltd. (NYSE: TVPT) shares have been holding relatively strong in its initial public offering (IPO) debut. This is despite a strong market sell-off on Thursday. A total of 30 million ...
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Paychex Earnings Show Profit and Maintain Growth Path

Paychex Inc. (NASDAQ: PAYX) reported first-quarter fiscal 2015 results before markets opened Wednesday. The payroll and benefits outsourcing provider reported quarterly diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.47 on total ...
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UBS’s 4 Top Online Travel Stocks With Big Upside Potential

The online travel industry is a growth vehicle that continues to chug away as the old travel agency days become a distant vision in the rear-view mirror. Online travel has ...
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FedEx On Track for New All-Time High on Earnings, Rate Increases

FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) reported first-quarter fiscal 2015 results before markets opened Wednesday. The package delivery service reported quarterly diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $2.10 on revenues of $11.7 ...
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Free Coffee From McDonald’s — Again

Following a similar promotion in March of this year, McDonald’s Corp. (NYSE: MCD) is once again offering customers a free small coffee during breakfast hours for the next two weeks. ...
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UPS to Hire Up to 95,000 Seasonal Workers for 2014 Holiday Surge

The first announcement for seasonal hiring plans came out Tuesday morning from United Parcel Service Inc. (NYSE: UPS). The package delivery service said it will hire 90,000 to 95,000 seasonal ...
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Manchester United Profits Drop 84%

English soccer club Manchester United PLC (NYSE: MANU) reported financial results for its fourth quarter and full 2014 fiscal year Tuesday, and the results were not pretty. The club posted ...
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McDonald’s Shares at 52-Week Low as August Sales Bomb

Same-store sales for McDonald’s Corp. (NYSE: MCD) were bad in July and worse in August. The company reported Friday morning that U.S. same-store sales fell 2.8% year-over-year, that European sales ...
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Starbucks Launches Super-Premium, Express Store Formats

It’s a busy day in Seattle. Coffee and tea merchant Starbucks Corp. (NASDAQ: SBUX) announced Friday morning that the company will open its first Roastery and Tasting Room by December ...
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What to Expect From El Pollo Loco Earnings Debut

El Pollo Loco Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: LOCO) is set to report its first formal earnings report since coming public on Thursday after the market closes. Investors are eager to see what ...
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Neff Corp. Files for IPO

Neff Corporation has filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to conduct an initial public offering (IPO). There were no terms given for the offering, but its filing ...
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The Risks to Travel Sites: Providers No Longer Allow Price Comparisons

The online travel business is both one of the oldest e-commerce sectors and one of its better growing sectors as well. In the United States, online travel sales totaled $111 ...
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How Warren Buffett Is Helping Burger King and Tim Horton Merger

A conference call is scheduled for 11:30 a.m. ET Tuesday, at which the CEOs of Burger King Worldwide Inc. (NYSE: BKW) and Tim Hortons Inc. (NYSE: THI) will discuss the ...
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New McDonald’s U.S. President Returning to His Roots

McDonald’s Corp. (NYSE: MCD) announced on Friday that Mike Andres will replace retiring McDonald’s U.S. president Jeff Stratton who has spent 41 years under the Golden Arches. Andres has plenty ...
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