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Trump acts on health care; Bank earnings; Retail sales

Click chart for more in-depth data. 1. Bank bonanza: Earnings season is now in full swing, with investors hearing from three big American banks on Friday. Bank of America(BAC), PNC(PNC) and Wells Fargo(WFC) are all set to publish their quarterly results before the open. Wells Fargo is expected to report healthy profits, but CEO Tim Sloan is likely to face tough questions about the bank’s account fraudscandal. The controversy has spooked investors: while its competitors’ shares have posted double digits gains this year, Wells Fargo has remained flat. It’s a ...

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Equifax is investigating executive stock sales

These CEOs were pushed out by scandal Equifax is investigating three executives who sold company shares worth nearly $ 2 million shortly after a massive data breach was discovered, but before the company announced the breach to the public. The investigation was disclosed in a letter Friday to Rep. Frank Pallone, the lead Democrat on a House committee looking into the Equifax data breach. “Equifax takes these matters seriously,” said Equifax said in response to a letter from Pallone that raised questions about the stock sale. “The board of directors ...

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$100 Million Raised For Charity From Humble Bundle Sales

Humble Bundle, a company whose platform lets people pay what they want for bundles of games and give a portion of sales to charity, has announced a major milestone. More than $ 100 million has now been raised for charity since the site launched in 2010. The funds have supported “thousands” of charities around the world, including those that support disaster relief, protect civil liberties, and distribute food and water where it is needed, Humble Bundle said in a nice video which you can see below. “Thank you, Humble customers ...

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Nintendo Switch Outsells PS4, Xbox One In US August Sales

The NPD Group today released its monthly report for August 2017 sales in the United States, and on the hardware front, the Nintendo Switch took the cake. Nintendo’s hybrid console was the best-selling system in the US during the month. The Switch has been the best-selling system in four of the six months since launch in March, only beaten by the PS4 in May and June. On a year-to-date basis, the PS4 remains the best-selling console in the US, according to NPD data. The group does not release specific sales ...

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Target promises cheaper prices, fewer sales

5 Stunning stats about Target Target is kicking the retail wars up a notch by lowering prices. The retailers said Friday that it’s slashing prices on “thousands” of items, “from cereal and paper towels to baby formula, razors, bath tissue and more.” Target(TAIEX) said in a blog post that its aim is to focus on making items cheaper permanently — and doing fewer temporary sales promotions. That means shoppers could start seeing fewer fire engine red “Sale” banners on store shelves. The post also says Target is doing away with ...

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Nintendo Switch Hits 1.5M Sales In Japan A Lot Faster Than PS4 Did There

According to newly released figures, the Nintendo Switch has reached 1.5 million sales in Nintendo’s home country of Japan since launch in March. That’s a big number, and to put it in context, it’s significantly better than the start for the PlayStation 4 in 2013. The Switch reached 1.5 million sales after 26 weeks in Japan. By comparison, after the PS4’s first 26 weeks on sale in Japan, the console sold around 665,000 units. It took the PS4 69 weeks to reach 1.5 million units sold in Japan. All of ...

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Nintendo Switch Outsells PS4, Xbox One In US July Sales

The NPD Group today put out its report for July 2017, showing that the Nintendo Switch was the best-selling console of the month in the US. Its success was fuelled in part by new units coming into retail channels and the launch of Splatoon 2, which was July’s best-selling game, NPD analyst Mat Piscatella said. On a year-to-date basis, however, Sony’s PlayStation 4 remains the best-selling console. For July 2017, hardware sales in the US came to $ 182 million, rising 29 percent when compared to July 2016. Piscatella said ...

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Top 10 UK Sales Chart: Crash Bandicoot Makes It Six Weeks At No.1

Crash Bandicoot’s N. Sane Trilogy‘s dominance of the UK chart continues this week, as it comes top of the country’s physical games charts for the fourth week running. That makes it a total of six weeks at the top since its launch in June, meaning the remaster collection has achieved “the most weeks at No.1 for a PS4-exclusive title and the most weeks at No.1 for any title so far this year.” The week ending August 12 also sees Grand Theft Auto slip one place to No.3 after it was ...

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Crash Bandicoot Remaster Finally Falls In Australia And New Zealand Sales Charts

The latest game sales charts for Australia and New Zealand have been released, and for what looks like the first time since launch, Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy is not No. 1. The physical game sales charts for the week ended July 30 show that it was the new release Rugby League Live 4 that took the top spot in Australia and New Zealand all-platforms chart, pushing the Crash Bandicoot remaster package down to No. 2 in the countries. Rugby (and the AFL, for that matter) is of course a ...

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Price Cuts Drive Apple iPad Sales Higher for First Time in 3 Years

The iPad, once a foundational and impressive chunk of Apple’s overall revenue, has been stuck in a rut for over three years. Sales have slumped for 13 straight quarters, despite Apple’s various attempts to breathe new life into the tablet market by releasing products like the iPad Air 2 and the iPad Pro. The company is finally reporting a significant surge in sales, courtesy of the new iPad variant released this year. Its secret? A $ 329 price tag. The latest iPad (sometimes referred to as the iPad 2017) isn’t ...

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