Finance News Update, what you need to know

Finance News Update, what you need to know

AAP WORLD FINANCE UPDATE: Growing expectations of a rate cut next week have knocked the Australian dollar back below 76 US cents. At 0630 AEDT on Wednesday, the local currency was trading at 76.12 US cents, ...

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  • SOC Wins PRESTIGE Award for Sustainable Event of the Year GlobeNewswire - 37 minutes ago

    TORONTO -- Special Olympics Canada is delighted to announce it is the recipient of this year's 2015 Canadian Sport Tourism Alliance (CSTA) PRESTIGE Award for Sustainable Sport Event of the Year for the ...

  • Fast-food labor organizers plan actions for April 15 Associated Press - 1 hour 37 minutes ago
    Fast-food labor organizers plan actions for April 15

    Fast-food labor organizers say they're expanding the scope of their campaign for $15 an hour and unionization, this time with a day of actions including other low-wage workers and demonstrations on college ...

  • AutoZone to Present at Citi 2015 Global Consumer Conference GlobeNewswire - 1 hour 57 minutes ago

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- AutoZone, Inc. , today announced it will present at the Citi 2015 Global Consumer Conference, May 27, 2015, in New York.

  • PHOTO RELEASE--Ingalls Shipbuilding Awarded $499.8 Million Construction Contract for Eighth NSC GlobeNewswire - 2 hours 43 minutes ago

    PASCAGOULA, Miss. -- Huntington Ingalls Industries' Ingalls Shipbuilding division has received a $499.8 million fixed-price incentive contract from the U.S. Coast Guard to build an eighth National Security ...

  • Midday Glance: Restaurant companies Associated Press - 3 hours ago

    Shares of some top restaurant companies are mixed at 1 p.m.: Brinker International Inc. rose $.86 or 1.4 percent, to $61.71. Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. rose $.40 or .1 percent, to $655.76. Darden Restaurants ...

  • Midday Glance: Food companies Associated Press - 3 hours ago

    Shares of some top food companies are mixed at 1 p.m.: ConAgra Foods Inc. fell $.13 or .4 percent, to $36.77. General Mills Inc. rose $.24 or .4 percent, to $56.59. Hormel Foods Corp. fell $.32 or .6 percent, ...

  • Middday Glance: Tools and Appliances companies Associated Press - 3 hours ago

    Shares of some top tools and appliances companies are mixed at 1 p.m.: General Electric Co. fell $.29 or 1.2 percent, to $24.83. Snap-On rose $.55 or .4 percent, to $146.92. Stanley Works fell $.71 or ...

  • Midday Glance: Consumer companies Associated Press - 3 hours ago

    Shares of some top consumer companies are mixed at 1 p.m.: Clorox fell $.23 or .2 percent, to $110.53. Colgate-Palmolive Co. rose $.21 or .3 percent, to $69.50. Kimberly-Clark Corp. fell $.17 or .2 percent, ...

  • Midday Glance: Beverages companies Associated Press - 3 hours ago

    Shares of some top beverages companies are mixed at 1 p.m.: Anheuser-Busch Inbev ADR fell $1.38 or 1.1 percent, to $122.17. Coca-Cola Co. rose $.15 or .4 percent, to $40.66. Dr Pepper Snapple fell $.17 ...

  • Midday Glance: Autos companies Associated Press - 3 hours ago

    Shares of some top autos companies are mixed at 1 p.m.: Ford Motor Co. rose $.12 or .7 percent, to $16.28. General Motors Co. rose $.29 or .8 percent, to $37.97. Honda Motor Co. fell $.84 or 2.5 percent, ...