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Pioneer Foods says expects higher earnings, shares rise

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South African food manufacturer Pioneer Foods said it expected half year earnings to rise by as much as 110 percent as it benefitted from cost cutting measures, among others. Shares of the bread and pasta maker gained on Friday after it said it had recorded higher sales in international markets while a weaker rand also provided a boost. Headline earnings per share would climb between 95 percent and 110 percent for the... Read more...

Being A Hot Dude Still Really, Really Great, Study Finds

Being A Hot Dude Still Really, Really Great, Study FindsDespite what you may have heard from conservatives about the supposed "War on Men," being a guy is still a pretty good deal. Especially if you're hot. A new study finds that attractive men are much more likely than women to convince people that they have a worthy business idea. The study by a team of researchers out of the business schools of Harvard University, University of Pennsylvania and MIT was published online by the

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M&A pickup among U.S. conglomerates may be undercut by prices

M&A pickup among U.S. conglomerates may be undercut by pricesBy Lewis Krauskopf NEW YORK (Reuters) - When United Technologies Corp paid more than $16 billion to buy plane parts-maker Goodrich Corp about two years ago, the U.S. conglomerate's biggest-ever takeover raised some eyebrows for its rich valuation. But that is nothing compared to what a buyer would need to cough up today for Rockwell Collins Inc , a similar airplane components maker deemed by Morningstar to be one of the most likely takeout

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Obama tweets his congratulations to underdog Dayton basketball team

NCAA Basketball: NCAA Tournament-3rd Round-Syracuse vs DaytonDayton, a No. 11 seed in the South region, defeated No. 3 seed Syracuse 55-53. Dayton won a surprise victory over No. 6 seed Ohio State in the first round. "Devin Oliver, I may need to take you up on that pick-up game one of these days," the president said in a Twitter post signed "bo," which means he wrote it himself.

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Firm downplays problems at L'Wren Scott's company

Firm downplays problems at L'Wren Scott's companyNEW YORK (AP) — A public relations firm that focuses on the fashion and beauty industries is denying reports that fashion designer L'Wren Scott's company was on the verge of shutting down.

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Gov't: GM missed deadline for faulty switch data

DETROIT (AP) — A government safety agency is fining General Motors $7,000 a day, saying the company failed to fully respond to its requests for information about a faulty ignition switch by an April 3 deadline.... Read more...
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