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Lockdown snacking: Lots to munch on when PepsiCo reports results

(Reuters) – Will people break their lockdown snacking habit once the pandemic eases? FILE PHOTO: Bottles of Pepsi are pictured at a grocery store in Pasadena, California, U.S., July 11, 2017. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni/File Photo GLOBAL BUSINESS WEEK AHEAD PepsiCo Inc’s results on Thursday will give investors a glimpse of how......

Goldman Sachs profit soars on global deals frenzy, trading boom

(Reuters) – Goldman Sachs Group Inc surged past Wall Street expectations for first-quarter profit on Wednesday, as the U.S. investment banking giant capitalized on record levels of global dealmaking and a coronavirus-driven boom in equity trading. An unprecedented boom in private firms merging with listed shell companies to go public......

Bed Bath & Beyond quarterly sales tumble 16%, as store closures and divestitures hurt results

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Source: Bed Bath & Beyond Bed Bath & Beyond on Wednesday reported a double-digit decline in fiscal fourth-quarter sales, as ongoing store closures and divestments that are part of a bigger turnaround plan continue to weigh on results. Its shares......

Tesco reports 2 billion pounds profit after ‘exceptionally strong’ sales

FILE PHOTO: A logo of Tesco is pictured outside a Tesco supermarket in Hatfield, Britain October 6, 2020. REUTERS/Peter Cziborra/File Photo LONDON (Reuters) – Tesco, Britain’s biggest retailer, on Wednesday beat its guidance by reporting total adjusted retail operating profit of 1.99 billion pounds ($2.74 billion) after seeing “exceptionally strong”......

Report: Nuggets Awaiting Results of Murray’s MRI After Knee Injury

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The Nuggets are awaiting an update to their star guard Jamal Murray, who underwent an MRI early Tuesday morning to evaluate the severity of his left knee injury, according to the Denver Post‘s Mike Singer. Murray went down in immediate pain after injuring his knee on a drive to the......

Qatar National Bank’s Q1 net profit falls 7% as provisions climb

DUBAI, April 11 (Reuters) – Qatar National Bank (QNB) , the biggest lender in the Gulf, said on Sunday its first quarter net profit fell by 7% from a year earlier to 3.3 billion riyals ($906 million) as it booked 1.4 billion riyals in “precautionary” loan loss provisions. The bank’s......

WrestleMania 37 Live Blog: Results, Highlights and Analysis

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SI – For more and to sign up click here Dan Gartland WrestleMania will look a lot more normal this year than it did last year.  The “Showcase of the Immortals” will be the first WWE show in 13 months to have fans in the stands. Ever since the pandemic forced......

UFC Fight Night live updates and results: Vettori vs. Holland

3:25 PM ET Brett Okamoto Close ESPN Staff Writer MMA columnist for ESPN.com Analyst for “MMA Live” Covered MMA for Las Vegas Sun Marc Raimondi UFC middleweight Kevin Holland agrees — he blew it three weeks ago in Las Vegas. It was his first appearance in a UFC main event,......

Samsung Electronics says first-quarter profit likely rose 44%, matching expectations

By Joyce Lee, Heekyong Yang SEOUL (Reuters) – Samsung Electronics Co Ltd on Wednesday said first-quarter profit likely rose 44%, with analysts attributing the surge to brisk sales of smartphones and TVs, albeit tempered by a likely fall in chip earnings after a storm halted U.S. output. FILE PHOTO: The......

GERB party of PM Borissov wins Bulgaria’s polls – partial official results

FILE PHOTO: Bulgaria’s Prime Minister Boyko Borissov attends a news conference in Vienna, Austria March 16, 2021. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger SOFIA (Reuters) – The centre-right GERB party of Prime Minister Boyko Borissov has won 24.2% of votes in the parliamentary election in Bulgaria, data from the central electoral commission showed on......

Micron outlook beats expectations as memory chip prices rise

By Tiyashi Datta, Stephen Nellis FILE PHOTO: The logo of U.S. memory chip maker MicronTechnology is pictured at their booth at an industrial fair in Frankfurt, Germany, July 14, 2015. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach (Reuters) -Micron Technology Inc on Wednesday forecast fiscal third-quarter revenue above Wall Street estimates due to a rise......

China’s Sinopec raises 2021 capital expenditure by 23.8%

BEIJING (Reuters) – China Petroleum & Chemical Corp, better known as Sinopec, plans a 23.8% increase in capital spending to 167.2 billion yuan in 2021 following recovery of oil prices and energy demand as the COVID-19 epidemic subsided. Sinopec expects to spend 66.8 billion yuan on upstream exploration focusing on......

UFC 260 Live Blog: Results, Highlights and Analysis

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SI – For more and to sign up click here Justin Barrasso WOMEN’S FLYWEIGHT FIGHT: GILLIAN ROBERTSON VS. MIRANDA MAVERICK — 10:36 PM ET Miranda Maverick earned the biggest win of her career with a unanimous decision victory against Gillian Robertson. The win should put Maverick (9-2) in UFC’s flyweight......

UFC 260 live updates and results: Stipe Miocic vs. Francis Ngannou

LAS VEGAS — The storyline going into Saturday’s UFC 260 main event at the Apex is how much has Francis Ngannou improved since he lost in his first bid to dethrone heavyweight champ Stipe Miocic three years ago. Miocic, though, wants to remind people that he hasn’t exactly rested on......

Weekly COVID-19 testing results announced

MLB – For more and to sign up click here Major League Baseball and the Major League Baseball Players Association jointly announced today the latest COVID-19 testing results conducted under MLB’s COVID-19 Health Monitoring & Testing Plan. The independent Utah laboratory has reported the following results during the past week: Weekly Monitoring......

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