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Ryan Briscoe is thrust into action after James Hinchcliffe's crash

...give a team an unfair advantage. JOINING THE TEAM: Jeff Gordon, who is retiring as a fulltime driver after this season, will join Fox as a full-time analyst in 2016, when he will join Mike Joy and Darrell Waltrip on the broadcasts.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-05-21/ryan-briscoe-thrust-
Lowe's 1Q profit up on sales growth, but still disappoints

...hoped at Lowe's Cos., and a number of analysts pointed to the locations of its stores...per-share earnings of 74 cents that industry analysts were projecting.Revenue for the Mooreseville...sales rising 4.5 percent to 5 percent. Analysts polled by FactSet predict full-year...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-05-20/lowes-1q-profit-sales-grow
Dollar Tree to sell 330 Family Dollar stores

...for the year, below what Wall Street analysts expected, as sales slipped due to the...30 per share and $3.50 per share. Analysts expected earnings of $3.51 per share...9.21 billion to $9.45 billion. Analysts expected revenue of $9.42 billion...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-05-21/dollar-tree-sell-330-famil
Target profit rises as product revamp pays off

...in the range of $4.50 to $4.65 for the fiscal year, up from the original forecast of $4.45 to $4.65 per share. Analysts were expecting $4.56 per share for the year, according to FactSet.Target's stock was up almost 1 percent, or 66 cents...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-05-20/target-profit-rises-produc
Wal-Mart profit falls on currency shifts, pay raises

...consecutive quarter of increases. However, that growth came below analysts' expectations.Wal-Mart's profit and total sales missed...billion, from $114.2 billion in the year-ago quarter.Analysts were expecting $1.04 per share and revenue of $116.27...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-05-19/wal-mart-profit-falls-curr
US home construction surges to fastest pace since 2007

...seasonally adjusted annual pace of 1.14 million. As a result, analysts at Barclays slightly raised their forecast for economic growth...Depot's chief financial officer, said in a conference call with analysts Tuesday.Such demand drove up both sales and profits for the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-05-19/us-home-construction-surge
Home Depot nails it 1Q as housing rebound emerges

...per share, a year earlier.Earnings, adjusted for pretax gains, came to $1.16 per share.That's a penny better than analysts had expected, according to a survey by Zacks Investment Research.Revenue climbed to $20.89 billion from $19.69 billion...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-05-19/home-depot-nails-it-1q-hou
Patrick Reed withdraws from pair of European Tour events

...I need to practice. And I don't have time to practice because I'm doing two USGA events for Fox," said Norman, the analyst for the U.S. Open and U.S. Senior Open. "I'm not going to walk to the first tee and feel like I'm taking up the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2015-05-19/patrick-reed-withdraws-pair-
First-time buyers face hurdles to homeownership this spring

...see more money in their paychecks before they'll take the plunge into homeownership," said Greg McBride, chief financial analyst at Bankrate.If early signs are any indication, there won't a noticeable jump in new homeowners during the spring.Amy...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-05-12/first-time-buyers-face-hur
US industrial output falls for 5th month on lower drilling

...the economy in the first three months of the year, when most analysts expect that it contracted by as much as 1 percent at an annual...have faded. The dollar's value has leveled off. Yet few analysts see manufacturing providing much of a boost to the economy...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-05-15/us-industrial-output-falls