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HP-022218.jpg HP Inc. (HPQ), the PC and printer business of the former Hewlett-Packard Co., on Thursday reported a profit for the first quarter that increased from last year and trumped analysts' expectations driven largely by a higher-than-expected revenues. The PC giant detailed a second-quarter and full year...

wallstreet-111814_22Feb18.jpg After seeing strength for much of the session, stocks turned mixed in afternoon trading on Thursday. While the Dow and the S&P 500 managed to end the day in positive territory, the tech-heavy Nasdaq edged modestly lower.

Tops-market-022218.jpg Tops Markets has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection as the grocery store chain plans to reorganize itself. Tops Markets has been affected by hefty debts as well as weak sales that has resulted in losses nearly doubling. The company expects the bankruptcy protection to help it lower its interest...

BillyGraham-022218.jpg Following his passing on Wednesday, the late Reverend Billy Graham will lie in honor in the U.S. Capitol Rotunda beginning next week, House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., announced on Thursday. A statement from Ryan said Graham will lie in honor in the Rotunda from Wednesday, February 28th until Thursday, March 1st.

McDonalds-szechuansauce-022218.jpg Burger giant McDonald's is planning to bring back its popular discontinued Szechuan sauce again. The fast food chain has announced that the sauce will be available at all southeast Michigan locations starting at lunchtime Monday, February 26. Nationwide, 20 million packets will be available. Meanwhile,...

Be-our-guest-menu-022218.jpg Starting this summer, Be Our Guest Restaurant in Magic Kingdom plans to offer a new French-inspired prix fixe dinner menu for its customers. According to reports, the new three-course dinner menu will be unique to the guests and will make them feel royal. The new menu will start on July 27 and...

Loblaw-022218.jpg Loblaw Companies Ltd. Thursday reported a drop in its profit and revenues for the fourth quarter, as the Canadian supermarket chain continues to be impacted by the industry-wide price bread price-fixing scandal. In December, Loblaw confirmed that it had participated in an industry-wide arrangement...

Wallstreet-013013_22Feb18.jpg After seeing early strength, stocks have seen further upside over the course of the trading session on Thursday. With the upward move on the day, the major averages have more than offset the weakness seen in the previous session.

Trump3-022218.jpg With tax season underway, the results of a Quinnipiac University National Poll showed that a majority of voters still want President Donald Trump to release his tax returns. Sixty-seven percent of voters said Trump should publicly release his tax returns, while just 24 percent said he should not.

wallstreet-112014_22Feb18.jpg Stocks have moved mostly higher in morning trading on Thursday following the pullback seen yesterday afternoon. The major averages have all climbed firmly into positive territory.

Trump-AmnestyInternational-022218.jpg In its annual assessment of human rights report published Thursday, Amnesty International has accused US President Donald Trump of playing "hateful" politics and posing a threat to human rights. The world is reaping the terrifying consequences of hate-filled rhetoric that threatens to normalize massive discrimination against marginalized groups, the prominent global human rights organization said

LeadingIndicatorIndex-022218.jpg Pointing to robust economic growth in the first half of 2018, the Conference Board released a report on Thursday showing a bigger than expected increase by its index of leading U.S. economic indicators in the month of January. The Conference Board said its leading economic index jumped by 1.0 percent.

Nasscom-BRI-022218.jpg India's National Association of Software and Services Companies (Nasscom) and Canada's Blockchain Research Institute (BRI) signed a deal to "help foster blockchain innovation in India. The MoU was signed on the sidelines of the Nasscom India Leadership Forum and World Congress on Information Technology 2018 by Nasscom Chairman Raman Roy and BRI Co-Founder and Executive Don Tapscott.

europeancentralbank-022218.jpg Policymakers at the European Central Bank judged that it was too early to change the policy communication despite the increased confidence that inflation would move near its target, minutes of the latest policy session showed Thursday. "Communication would evolve naturally in line with the ECB's forward guidance" as inflation progress towards the target, the minutes said.

weeklyjoblessclaims-US-022218.jpg A report released by the Labor Department on Thursday unexpectedly showed a modest decrease in first-time claims for U.S. unemployment benefits in the week ended February 17th. The report said initial jobless claims dipped to 222,000, a decrease of 7,000 from the previous week's revised level of 229,000.

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