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Retail stocks rise and bank stocks fall; indexes barely budge

August 10, 2018 |

Major U.S. indexes stood stock-still for the third consecutive day Thursday as gains for retailers were canceled out by losses for banks and other companies.

Energy companies again headed lower after a sharp drop in oil prices the day before. Amazon and media company Viacom led consumer-focused…


L.A. Times – Business

Can’t Find a PlayStation 4? Blame It On a Part Barely Bigger Than a Speck

June 30, 2018 |

Tiny components called multilayer ceramic capacitors power everything from smartphones to cars. And there’s a global shortage of them.
WSJ.com: US Business

Tech stocks regain some ground, but indexes barely move

September 26, 2017 |

U.S. stock indexes finished barely higher Tuesday after a late slump erased most of an early gain. Technology companies recovered some of the losses they took a day earlier, but energy companies and banks slipped.

Strong gains for software company Red Hat and recoveries for big names such as Apple…


L.A. Times – Business

TMZ

LSU’s Derrius Guice Nearly Flips ATV, Barely Escapes Disaster

September 11, 2017 |

Welcome to “What the HELL are are you doing?!” — starring LSU RB Derrius Guice … who nearly flipped an ATV trying to pull off a 4-wheeled trick and almost CRUSHED himself in the process.  If you didn’t know, Guice is an absolute stud (he…

TMZ.com

Putin Says He Barely Recalls Flynn From Russian Dinner

June 4, 2017 |

Megyn Kelly’s new show debuts Sunday on NBC, and she scored quite the coup for her very first interview: none other than Vladimir Putin. In an excerpt she previewed on Meet the Press , Kelly showed an exchange that might be good news for Michael Flynn on the investigative front and…
Newser

Stocks rise, barely — extending win streak to 7 days

May 26, 2017 |

U.S. stocks made the tiniest of gains Friday as media companies and sellers of beauty products and food ticked higher. Major indexes added to their winning streak and record highs.

Stocks spent the day flipping back and forth between small gains and losses. Beauty products maker Ulta rose. Media…


L.A. Times – Business

TMZ

‘Harry Potter’ Actor Jim Tavaré Barely Survives Broken Neck in Car Crash (PHOTO)

March 9, 2017 |

Jim Tavaré — best known for playing Tom the Innkeeper in “Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban” — is in ICU after suffering a broken neck and punctured lung in a nasty car accident. The 54-year-old actor and comedian also broke 15 ribs…

TMZ.com

Stock indexes barely budge in early trading

January 27, 2017 |

Stock indexes are barely budging in early trading Friday on Wall Street as investors look over a large batch of earnings reports from U.S. companies. 

Chevron slumped 3% after reporting fourth-quarter results that missed analysts’ estimates. Intel rose 2% after its revenue came in ahead of forecasts. 


L.A. Times – Business

The Most Shocking TV Moment Barely Anyone’s Seen

October 11, 2016 |

It was one of the most shocking moments on TV, but because it happened before everyone had DVRs (or even VCRs), barely anyone has seen it. Now, USA Today reports, two movies are hitting theaters based around the incident: the suicide of Florida journalist Christine Chubbuck, who killed herself on…
Newser