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Best Buy 2Q performance beats analysts' expectations

...second-quarter results handily beat analysts' estimates as shoppers picked up major...expectations. The average estimate of 14 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research...surpassing Wall Street forecasts. Ten analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $8.3 billion...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-08-25/best-buy-2q-performance-be
How high-yield bonds became a source of worry for stocks

...while bonds just chugged along. But analysts say the high-yield corporate bond market...1 trillion as a group.To be sure, analysts say the likelihood of such a scenario...any forced selling by hybrid funds. Analysts point to such companies as JPMorgan Chase...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-11-13/how-high-yield-bonds-becam
Holiday car deals move earlier: 4 things to consider

...holidays.Car buyers will reap good deals for a longer time, analysts say, as automakers battle to hold or increase their share...higher-priced large trucks and SUVs, says independent auto analyst Jesse Toprak. For example, Ford is offering more than $9...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-11-13/holiday-car-deals-move-ear
Big beer merger leaves future uncertain for competitors

...craft beers out there," said Jonny Forsyth, a global drinks analyst at Mintel. "They can't buy them all up."Budweiser maker...selling, said Jeremy Cunnington, the senior alcoholic drinks analyst for Euromonitor."There isn't that much else to buy or...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-11-12/big-beer-merger-leaves-fut
New department, positions in Augusta budget proposal

...and other capital projects, a public information expert to improve "how well we communicate our story" and two management analysts to "watch the numbers," she said.The additions and others don't shrink the government but don't make it any larger...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-11-10/new-department-positions
Michaux: Feherty will be stage, not at course during 2016 Masters

...1997 and picked up the microphone for CBS as an on-course analyst. "The thought of me being a part of the Masters for nearly...give Dottie Pepper the chance to replace him as on-course analyst and be the first woman on its Masters broadcast."It's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2015-11-17/michaux-feherty-will-
World's top brewers finalize $107 billion tie-up, sell Miller brand to ease US market concerns

...percent, said Jeremy Cunnington, the senior alcoholic drinks analyst at Euromonitor International.To make the deal work, savings...major companies had to offer. Jonny Forsyth, a global drinks analyst at Mintel, said the megabrewer will be forced to innovate...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-11-11/worlds-top-brewers-finaliz
Deal to buy Starwood will make Marriott world's largest hotel chain

...Starwood CEO Adam Aron said on a call with Wall Street analysts. "It appeals to travelers wherever they may go, leverages...programs and make sure the bests are preserved," he said on the analyst call. The details will be worked out in the coming months...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-11-16/deal-buy-starwood-will-mak
Poll: Carson leads Georgia Republicans

...neither Carson or Trump are going anywhere and that Cruz is definitely on the rise," said Matt Towery, a veteran political analyst and former head of InsiderAdvantage. "The debate performance results also suggest that Rubio is a candidate to watch in Georgia...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-11-13/poll-carson-leads-georgia-re
US retail sales crawl upward in October led by online shopping

...September and October with retailer's guidance that this holiday season will be on the slower side," said Bricklin Dwyer, an analyst at the bank BNP Paribas.Online purchases climbed 1.4 percent in October. Spending at restaurants and bars improved 0...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-11-13/us-retail-sales-crawl-upwa