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Stocks To Watch For August 28, 2014

Wall Street expects Dollar General to report its Q2 earnings at $0.83 per share on revenue of $4.77 billion.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Retail, Household Products, WilliamsSonoma, Abercrombie and Fitch, Apparel, Guess Inc Et Al, Signet Jewelers

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Hotel Interactive

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Names Thomas Mangas Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. today announced that Thomas B. Mangas has been named Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, effective September 29, 2014.

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Related Topix: Travel/Tourism, Hotels, Starwood Hotel and Resorts Worldwide, Armstrong World Industries

Business Journal

Construction employment in San Antonio flat, even as the pace of projects picks up

It's the Catch 22 of the construction industry. The number of projects in the pipeline is filling up once again.

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Journal of Commerce

Vancouver Island's construction industry is showing strong signs of growth, new data suggests

According to the Vancouver Island Construction Association , total building permits for the island, a key sign of future construction activity the association says, climbed 8.2 per cent in quarter two.

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TheStreet.com

ConocoPhillips, Cut by Warren Buffett, Can Be Yours on the Rebound

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Related Topix: ConocoPhillips, Energy, Oil & Gas, Warren Buffett, Mozilla, Berkshire Hathaway, Investment Services

Business Journal

Dycom Q4 revenues up as AT&T and Comcast projects grow

Dycom Industries' fourth-quarter revenues were up slightly as two of its key customers, AT&T and Comcast , increased their business.

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Related Topix: Dycom Industries, Telecom, Palm Beach Gardens, FL

Automotive News

China said to mull $16 billion funding for EV chargers

China is considering providing as much as 100 billion yuan in government funding to build electric-vehicle charging facilities and spur demand for clean cars, according to two people familiar with the matter.

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Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, Berkshire Hathaway, Investment Services, BMW i3, Hatchback, BMW

The Washington Post

Asian Stocks Climb on U.S. Consumer Confidence, Durable Goods

Asian stocks rose after U.S. data on durable goods and consumer confidence boosted optimism in the strength of the world's largest economy.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Boral, Travel, Pacific Travel, Australia Travel, Sydney, Australia Travel, Asia Travel, Singapore, Malaysia Travel, Malaysia Travel, China Travel, Science / Technology

Tue Aug 26, 2014

AmericanBankingNews.com

Insider Selling: David V. Meghreblian Sells 1,425 Shares of Deltic Timber Corp. Stock

Deltic Timber Corp. VP David V. Meghreblian unloaded 1,425 shares of the stock on the open market in a transaction dated Tuesday, August 26th.

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Related Topix: Deltic Timber

Reuters

Market Chatter- Corporate finance press digest

* Chevron Corp has been searching for up to $1.5 billion of equity investment to help develop its Duvernay shale formation assets in Canada and contacted potential investors including private-equity firms, according to people familiar with the matter.

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Related Topix: Berkshire Hathaway, Investment Services, Warren Buffett, Chevron Corporation, Energy, Oil & Gas

Forbes.com

Nasdaq 100 Movers: GILD, TSCO

Our mission at Market News Video is to produce and distribute quality online videos about the stock markets and publicly traded companies.

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Related Topix: Retail, Tractor Supply, Biotech, Medicine, Gilead Sciences, Healthcare Industry, Financial Markets

WLKY-TV Louisville

Burger King buying Tim Hortons

Burger King announced that it has reached a deal to buy Canadian doughnut chain Tim Hortons and base itself in Canada, a controversial transaction that might cut its U.S. tax bill.

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Related Topix: Tim Hortons, Warren Buffett, Berkshire Hathaway, Investment Services

National Public Radio

Burger King To Buy Canada's Tim Hortons For $11 Billion

"The purchase gives Burger King access to a coffee brand with a cult following, which may help boost breakfast sales.

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Related Topix: Berkshire Hathaway, Warren Buffett, Investment Services, Restaurant Management, Darden Restaurants

Eastern Daily Press

Video: The UEA's Enterprise Centre could herald a new era in the use of locally grown timber

Constractors working on the Enterprise Centre at the UEA, The timber frame has been constructed using Corsican Pine sourced from Thetford Forest A pioneering Norfolk project to build the UK's greenest building could herald a sea-change in the use of locally sourced timber after successfully sourcing non-traditional materials from Thetford Forest.

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Related Topix: Morgan Sindall

Mon Aug 25, 2014

PaintSquare

Construction Tabs Silica Plan at $3.9B

Unworkable, unaffordable and unnecessary is the construction industry's final judgment on a federal proposal to reduce worker exposure to respirable crystalline silica.

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Related Topix: OSHA, Environmental Law, Law

Business Wire

Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

KEY RATING DRIVERS Fitch has been n... )--Today, Ford Motor Company announced the hiring of 300 new employees and a $129 million investment in Louisville Assembly Plant to support production of the all-new... )--Pure Storage, the all-flash enterprise storage array company, will host its second annual EVOLVE conference August 28th at the Yerba Buena ... (more)

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Related Topix: Long Term Care, Health, KB Home

Wall Street Journal

Buffett to Help Finance Burger King Takeover of Tim Hortons

Investor Warren Buffett is helping finance Burger King Worldwide Inc.'s planned takeover of Canadian coffee-and-doughnut chain Tim Hortons Inc., according to people familiar with the matter, in a surprise twist that could add to investors' enthusiasm for the deal.

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Related Topix: Tim Hortons, Warren Buffett, Berkshire Hathaway, Investment Services

Reuters

Historic Miami Beach threatened amid real estate resurgence

Conservationists are urging Miami Beach officials to protect more of the city's historic homes after some decades-old properties were bulldozed to make way for mega mansions.

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Related Topix: Lennar

Business Journal

Huge Spicewood Springs redevelopment in play: Spire plans office towers, retail, multifamily

The Austin Oaks signature building at Spicewood Springs Road and North Mopac Expressway would be replaced by a much taller building, if a rezoning is approved.

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Related Topix: Austin, TX, Stratus Properties, Real Estate

Business Journal

College Football Hall of Fame opens in Atlanta

The new College Football Hall of Fame officially opened its doors to the public in downtown Atlanta at 250 Marietta Street.

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Related Topix: Birmingham, AL, Brasfield and Gorrie

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