A major Papa John’s franchisee group on Friday publicly urged the chain’s founder, John Schnatter, to move on from the company, as it continues to be rocked by the events following his use of the N-word on a conference call. Schnatter, who owns nearly 30 percent of the company, gave up his post as chairman
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Naspers is putting more money into LetGo, a mobile marketplace for used goods that competes with Craigslist, eBay, and Facebook Marketplace, along with start-ups like OfferUp. Naspers has committed to pour $500 million more into LetGo, with $150 million invested so far. LetGo was earlier backed by NEA, Insight Venture Partners, Accel and others. Novo
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1933: Saudi Aramco is born out of an agreement between Saudi Arabia and California-based oil company Socal. This agreement, like many granted to big U.S. and British oil companies at the time, gave it the exclusive right to explore and extract oil on Saudi territory. 1944: The California Arabian Standard Oil Company was renamed the
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The “Fast Money” traders shared their first moves for the market open. Tim Seymour was a buyer of Intel Karen Finerman was a buyer of Lowe’s Dan Nathan was a buyer of Twitter Guy Adami was a buyer of Ralph Lauren Trader disclosure: On August 9, 2018 the following stocks and commodities mentioned or intended
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Check out the companies making headlines before the bell: News Corp. – News Corp. reported adjusted quarterly profit of 8 cents per share, two cents above estimates. The Wall Street Journal publisher also saw revenue top forecasts, thanks to growth in real estate listings, book publishing, and subscription video services. Tesla – Tesla’s board of
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News Corp topped Wall Street profit targets on Thursday, as it benefited from gains at its newly acquired TV network and recorded double-digit growth in its real-estate listings and book publishing businesses. News Corp’s subscription video services division that includes Australian pay TV company Foxtel — acquired by Rupert Murdoch-controlled News Corp earlier this year
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