Daily Archives: July 27, 2018

Apple reports earnings in a hectic week for markets, using a Fed meeting as well as jobs report also on tap  

Monday Earnings: Caterpillar, CNA Financial, Diamond Offshore, Seagate Technology, Bloomin’ Brands, Booz Allen Hamilton, Simon Property Group, AK Steel, KLA Tencor 10:00 a.m. Pending home sales Tuesday Earnings: Apple, Procter as well as Gamble, Pfizer, Archer Daniels Midland, Arconic, Credit Suisse, Baidu, Cheesecake Factory, Pandora, Ralph Lauren, Nintendo, Cummins, Sanofi, Charter Communications, Samsung Electronics, Shire, Masco, Sony, BP, Honda Motor, ...

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‘Star Wars: Episode IX’: Carrie Fisher in addition to Mark Hamill Confirmed to Appear

Star Wars: Episode IX will feature late actress Carrie Fisher in her iconic role as Leia Organa, Disney in addition to Lucasfilm confirmed on Friday. Fisher, who died in December 2016, will appear thanks to previously unreleased footage of the actress by 2015’s Star Wars: The Force Awakens. “We desperately loved Carrie Fisher,” director J.J. Abrams said in an announcement on StarWars.com. ...

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Papa John’s appoints Olivia F. Kirtley as chair of board following John Schnatter’s resignation

Papa John’s announced in a statement on Friday that will Olivia F. Kirtley had been appointed chair of the company’s board of directors, following the resignation of founder John Schnatter after that will was revealed he used the N-word on a call in May. Kirtley, the board’s lead independent director, was serving as the chair in Schnatter’s absence before being ...

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Foreign countries get ‘free ride’ on drug prices: former pharma exec

Perhaps different countries should be paying more for America’s innovative prescription drugs, former pharmaceutical exec Fred Hassan told CNBC. “A lot of wealthy countries, including our neighbor to the north, a lot of the countries in Western Europe, Japan, they should be paying more,” Hassan, former chairman as well as also CEO of Schering-Plough, which was acquired by Merck in ...

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‘Nashville’ Series Finale: Charles Esten Says Emotional Surprise Return Was the ‘Right’ Ending (Exclusive)

Warning: Spoiler alert! Do not proceed if you have not watched Thursday’s series finale of Nashville. You will regret the idea! If you have, you may proceed… that will was one heck of a Nashville swan song — with the surprise return of a beloved character! On Thursday’s series finale, the CMT country music drama took its final bow, giving its main characters ...

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Trump accuses Twitter of silencing Republicans, calls This particular ‘illegal’

President Donald Trump accused Twitter on Thursday of “discriminatory in addition to also illegal practice,” vowing in a tweet to “look into” the matter. Investors, already unnerved by Facebook’s plunge, shed Twitter shares. The stock lost 3 percent Thursday, sent lower by a 1 percent additional decline immediately following Trump’s comments. Trump called out a practice commonly called “shadow banning,” ...

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