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The Home Depot Inc (HD) Shares Bought by DnB Asset Management AS

The Home Depot Inc (HD) Shares Bought by DnB Asset Management AS

Home Depot ( HD ) approved a $15 billion share buyback and set a new long-term sales target Wednesday, following similar repurchase moves from Bank of America ( BAC ) and Mastercard ( MA ). Nomura Holding invested in 254,280 shares. Burt Wealth Advisors now owns 870 shares of the home improvement retailer's stock valued at $142,000 after buying an additional 396 shares during the last quarter.


It's coffee o'clock! Starbucks opens their largest cafe in Shanghai

It's coffee o'clock! Starbucks opens their largest cafe in Shanghai

Visitors are even handed over an "exploration guide" which doubles as a map, as they walk in. The store has a Willy Wonka feel, with a giant two-story cask holding tons of freshly roasted beans that are sent out to the café's various bars through tubing that snakes along the ceiling while packaged beans wander around on conveyor belts.


Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (WMT) See Offhand Response As Liquid Assets Falls

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (WMT) See Offhand Response As Liquid Assets Falls

BMO Capital Markets maintained Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 4.2% compared to the same quarter a year ago. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business posted $0.98 EPS. Also, SVP David Chojnowski sold 684 shares of the business's stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, November 17th. The stock was sold at an average price of $70.50, for a total transaction of $211,500,000.00.


VW Executive Gets 7 Years In Prison In Emissions Cheating Scandal

VW Executive Gets 7 Years In Prison In Emissions Cheating Scandal

Oliver Schmidt, 48, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Sean Cox and also received a fine of $400,000. To view the full article, register now. German citizen Oliver Schmidt was sentenced on Wednesday. Former Audi executive Giovanni Pamio also remains at large. As VW Group rolled out its massive "clean diesel" marketing campaign appealing to environmentally conscious auto buyers, those same cars were actually emitting nitrogen oxide (NOx) many times in excess of the legal limit.



Canada canceling purchase of new Boeing fighter jets

Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan has said Canada can not meet all of its obligations to the North American Aerospace Defence Command (NORAD) and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) with its current fleet of CF-18s, arguing new fighter jets are needed before the entire fleet is replaced in the next decade.


Fargo group protests, raises awareness on net neutrality

Fargo group protests, raises awareness on net neutrality

Activists from around the country are planning a national day of action at Verizon stores on Thursday in support of net neutrality . The future of the internet and free information is now being sold to the highest bidder. Schneiderman pointed to a study paid for by an industry group that represents Internet service providers called Broadband for America, which he says has acknowledged that as many as eight million comments submitted to the FCC may have been fake.