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Check out the companies making headlines before the bell: Best Buy – The electronics retailer earned an adjusted 82 cents per share for the first quarter, 8 cents a share above estimates, with revenue also exceeding forecasts. Best Buy reported a comparable store sales increase of 7.1 percent, well above the consensus Thomson Reuters forecast
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Medtronic reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit on Thursday on higher demand for its heart valves and diabetes devices such as insulin pumps. Sales in the cardiac and vascular unit, which sells defibrillators, pacemakers, heart valves and stents, jumped 10.1 percent to $3.14 billion in the fourth quarter, accounting for 38.5 percent of the company’s total
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When it comes to business advice, there are few people better placed to bestow their wisdom than Jack Ma, the billionaire founder of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba. Good job, then, that he set up a university to share tips on the meteoric rise of one of the group’s leading companies, Taobao. Situated in Hangzhou, China,
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CNBC’s Jim Cramer said Wednesday that he wouldn’t count out Comcast Chairman and CEO Brian Roberts on a successful bid for Twenty-First Century Fox assets just yet. “What Brian Roberts wants he tends to get,” Cramer, whose charitable trust owns shares of Comcast, said on “Squawk Box.” He added that he hopes a Fox deal
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Christopher Dilts | Bloomberg | Getty Images Customers exit a Ralph Lauren Corp. store in downtown Chicago, Illinois. Ralph Lauren on Wednesday reported a higher-than-expected quarterly profit, as the luxury apparel maker’s move to pull products off department store shelves and sell more products at full-price boosted margins. The company’s shares rose 3 percent in
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Getty Images People walk by the newly opened Nordstrom menÕs store, the companyÕs first-ever Manhattan location in midtown at 57th and Broadway on April 12, 2018 in New York City. Nordstrom’s recent earnings sell-off presents a compelling buying opportunity, according to Deutsche Bank, which upgraded the stock to a buy rating and called the drop
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John Thys | AFP | Getty Images Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg arrives at the European Parliament on May 22, 2018. Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg’s meeting with European lawmakers in Brussels on Tuesday has been criticized by political representatives for being too short and providing “no answers.” Zuckerberg’s appearance in the European Parliament was facilitated
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Timothy A. Clary | AFP | Getty Images A model shows off a diamond ring and bracelet as she stands outside the entrance of a Tiffany & Co. store. Tiffany’s first-quarter earnings handily beat analysts’ estimates on Wednesday, boosted by stronger sales of its high-end jewelry, leading the company to raise its annual sales and
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