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Lowe’s earnings beat on robust home improvement spending, but shares fall

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A customer pushes a shopping cart towards the entrance of a Lowe’s store in Concord, California, on Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2021. David Paul Morris | Bloomberg | Getty Images Lowe’s said Wednesday that fiscal first-quarter sales rose 24%, outpacing Wall......

Macy’s CEO says its robust sales gains aren’t a ‘short-term pop’

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Jeff Gennette, CEO of Macy’s. Getty Images Macy’s said Tuesday that the huge sales gains it posted in the first quarter aren’t a fluke. “We don’t see this as a short-term pop,” Chief Executive Jeff Gennette said during an earnings......

Walmart earnings beat as retailer sees robust growth in grocery and online sales

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here People talk outside a Wal-Mart Pickup-Grocery store in Bentonville, Arkansas. Rick Wilking | Reuters Walmart‘s first-quarter earnings surged past Wall Street’s estimates on Tuesday as the company reported strong grocery sales and e-commerce growth, and raised its outlook for the......

Options on Coinbase Global start trading in robust volume

People watch as the logo for Coinbase Global Inc, the biggest U.S. cryptocurrency exchange, is displayed on the Nasdaq MarketSite jumbotron at Times Square in New York, U.S., April 14, 2021. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton Options on Coinbase Global Inc (COIN.O) started trading in healthy volume Tuesday, less than a week after......

Japan stocks end higher on hopes for robust earnings season

TOKYO, April 9 (Reuters) – Japanese shares closed higher on Friday, buoyed by growing expectations that companies will report healthy profits and issue upbeat forecasts as earnings reports start to roll in. The Nikkei 225 Index ended up 0.2% at 29,768.06, while the broader Topix gained 0.39% to 1,959.47. Stocks......

Futures gain after robust monthly jobs report

FILE PHOTO: A U.S. flag flies outside The Federal Reserve Bank of New York in New York City, U.S., March 29, 2021. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid/File Photo (Reuters) – U.S. stock index futures gained on Monday, as investors returning from a long weekend cheered data showing strongest jobs growth in seven months......

Robust U.S. employment growth expected in March, jobs deficit remains large

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. employers likely stepped up hiring in March amid increased vaccinations and more pandemic relief money from the government, which would cement expectations for a boom that could push this year’s economic growth to the strongest since 1984. FILE PHOTO: Construction workers wait in line to do......

Boat shows are back and drawing big crowds amid robust demand

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Queen of the Show from the Orlando Boat Show. Source: Marine Industry Association of Central Florida (MIACF) Boat shows are back! For both new and avid boaters, boat shows are one of the main ways customers engage with the boat......

One Pfizer dose offers robust protection for those who have had Covid-19, studies find.

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New York Times – For more and to sign up click here For people who have had Covid-19, a single dose of the Pfizer vaccine is enough to provide robust protection from the coronavirus, according to two new studies from Britain that were published late Thursday in The Lancet, a......

German business morale rises thanks to robust industry

FILE PHOTO: The skyline with its financial district is photographed during sunset as the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues in Frankfurt, Germany, October 26, 2020, REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach/File Photo BERLIN (Reuters) – German business morale rose by far more than expected in February, hitting its highest level since October......

Ghosts of 2009 Drive Democrats’ Push for Robust Crisis Response

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WASHINGTON — Ten Republican senators asked President Biden on Sunday to drastically scale back his $1.9 trillion pandemic aid bill, offering a $600 billion alternative that they said could pass quickly with bipartisan support. But their proposal met a tepid reception from Democrats, who are preparing this week to move......

Fed’s Rosengren says U.S. economy could see robust recovery in second half of 2021

File Photo: The Federal Reserve Bank of Boston’s President and CEO Eric S. Rosengren speaks in New York, April 17, 2013. REUTERS/Keith Bedford/File Photo (Reuters) – The U.S. economy could see a strong rebound in the second half of this year as vaccinations become widely available, but the virus is......

‘Supermarket supply chain strong and robust’

Prime Minister Boris Johnson said delays at Dover only affect “human-handled freight” – about 20% of the total going to continental Europe. Speaking at a press conference he reassured the public on food supplies saying: “British supermarkets say supply chains are strong and robust”. He added that he understands the......

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