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Check out the companies making headlines before the bell: Cigna – The health insurer beat forecasts with adjusted quarterly profit of $4.11 per share, well above the consensus estimate of $3.39 a share. Revenue also beat forecasts as more customers enrolled in Cigna health plans, and the company also raised its full-year forecast. Becton Dickinson
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Wooden told Yaeger to divide a sheet of paper into three columns, one for each of his main social circles: personal, professional, and a social organization. In each, he was to list the names of the five people he was closest to within those circles. Then, at the end of the evening, he was to
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Check out the companies making headlines before the bell: Sprint – Sprint will be bought by T-Mobile US in an all stock deal worth $26.5 billion. The combined company will take the T-Mobile name and will be run by current T-Mobile CEO John Legere. Walmart – Walmart agreed to sell its British unit Asda Group
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DENVER — Twenty years after California first legalized marijuana use for sick people, “medical marijuana” has become a billion-dollar business so cloaked in emotion that it would be virtually impossible to dismantle. Without any real national discussion, most Americans now live where it’s possible to get pot for pain, nausea or other ailments. Thirty states already
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Russian sanctions-hit businessman Oleg Deripaska has agreed in principle to reduce his stake in Russia’s En+ Group, which manages his aluminum and hydropower assets, to less than 50 percent, the company said in a statement on Friday. Washington imposed sweeping sanctions on some of Russia’s biggest companies and businessmen on April 6, striking at allies
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Visa reported second-quarter earnings that beat analysts’ expectations on Wednesday. Here’s how the company did compared with what Wall Street expected: Earnings: $1.11 per share vs. $1.02 per share forecast by Thomson Reuters Revenue: $5.07 billion vs. $4.81 billion forecast by Thomson Reuters That revenue figure represents year-over-year growth of about 13 percent. In the
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Check out the companies making headlines before the bell: Boeing – The jet maker earned an adjusted $3.64 per share for the first quarter, easily beating the $2.58 consensus estimate. Revenue beat the Street as well, and Boeing also raised its full-year forecast. Comcast – The NBCUniversal and CNBC parent formalized a $31 billion offer
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Source: Waymo Jaguar’s I-Pace SUV, modified with self-driving technology, will be used in Waymo’s ride-hailing fleet. “If we work together, also with the right cybersecurity system, then autonomous can be the future technology,” he added, noting that drivers are responsible for around 90 percent of road accidents globally. Besides autonomous cars, more electric vehicles will
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Check out the companies making headlines before the bell: 3M – The maker of a wide variety of consumer products matched forecasts, with quarterly profit of $2.50 per share. Revenue topped forecasts. CEO Inge Thulin said the company saw broad-based organic growth during the quarter. Coca-Cola – The beverage giant came in a penny a
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