Feb 26, 10:58 PM EST Newsletter Signup BusinessTechnologyWorldNationalMedia & CultureOpinionSportsLuxury Business By Keith Noonan 02/26/19 AT 10:56 PM iQiyi (NASDAQ:IQ) used its recent fourth-quarter conference call and earnings documents to lay out plenty of exciting figures for investors to home in on. Sales for the period came in significantly ahead of the market's expectations, rising 55% year over year to reach $1 billion.The trajectory of big operating-loss increases continued as well, with losses for the quarter rising to $500 million. That brought the company's total net loss after its first year of public reporting as a stand-alone company to roughly $1.3 billion.The increasingly bold red ink is a doozy, even when taking iQiyi's connection to parent company and Chinese search giant Baidu (NASDAQ:BIDU) into account. And a half-billion-dollar operating loss might reasonably be expected to have driven sell-offs after earnings. Instead, … [Read more...] about Here Are 120 Million Reasons to Love iQiyi in 2019
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Feb 26, 6:50 PM EST Newsletter Signup BusinessTechnologyWorldNationalMedia & CultureOpinionSportsLuxury Business By Arthur Villasanta 02/26/19 AT 6:45 PM Rising mortgages put a damper on Home Depot’s earnings and sales for the fourth quarter, with Wall Street punishing the company’s shares in premarket trading Tuesday. Home Depot also offered a bleaker-than-anticipated outlook for fiscal 2019.Its shares were down more than 2 percent in premarket trading on the disappointing news.Analysts said rising fears of a sustained housing slowdown continue to becloud Home Depot’s operations for the year. The U.S. Department of Commerce on Tuesday reported that housing starts plunged 11.2 percent in December 2018 to a seasonally adjusted 1.078 million units. It said both single and multifamily dwellings struggled last year.Home Depot reported operating results for the quarter ended Feb. 3 that missed analysts’ expectations and were weaker than expected. It … [Read more...] about Home Depot Shares Drop On Q4 Earnings Miss, Prediction Of Weak 2019
Feb 26, 10:45 AM EST Newsletter Signup BusinessTechnologyWorldNationalMedia & CultureOpinionSportsLuxury Business By Dawn Geske 02/26/19 AT 10:41 AM A possible listeria contamination has prompted a recall of Southern Specialties Inc.’s Marketside-branded green beans and butternut squash. The vegetable recall affects select bags and was distributed throughout Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Virginia.The recalled green beans include 32-ounce bags with a UPC code of 681131457385 and a Best if Used by date of MAR-9-2019. Lot codes are 83931-123 or 83939-124. It also includes 12-ounce bags of green beans with a UPC code of 681131328869 and a Best if Used by date of MAR-8-2019. Lot codes are 83928-628 or 83932-123.The recalled butternut squash includes 16-ounce bags with a UPC code of 681131122351 and a Best if Used by date of MAR-6-2019. Lot codes are 83940-319 or 83940-139.Consumers should not consume the … [Read more...] about Vegetable Recall 2019: How To Get A Refund?
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Jan 13, 11:02 PM EST Newsletter Signup BusinessTechnologyWorldNationalMedia & CultureOpinionSportsLuxury Media & CultureEntertainment By Micah Ong 01/13/19 AT 8:53 PM "Upside" star Kevin Hart recently revealed that he has no regrets over his decision to step down from his Oscars hosting gig.During his appearance on "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert" this week, the comedian was asked by host Stephen Colbert if there was anything he would change about how he handled his Oscar-hosting controversy.Hart just said that he wants to put it all behind him. "I'm just over it," he said. "It's an onion. So no matter how many many times you keep peeling it, it's just endless. There's no end to it." "I apologized," he continued. "I apologized again. I apologized after that apology... Every headline is 'He apologized.' I'm done. I did it. I'm over it."This interview comes before his new movie with Bryan Cranston, "The Upside," dethroned box office hit "Aquaman" over the … [Read more...] about Oscars 2019 Controversy: Kevin Hart ‘Over It’ As ‘Upside’ Surprisingly Dethrones ‘Aquaman’