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Procter & Gamble hit by strong dollar in third quarter

...currencies in Brazil, Turkey and the Ukraine weakening versus the dollar when compared with the second quarter.Chairman and CEO A.G. Lafley said in a written statement that Procter & Gamble Co. will offset the stronger dollar over time through...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-23/procter-gamble-hit-strong-
Packed house of around 500 strongly oppose pipeline at Tuesday public meeting near Savannah

...alternate means, including some existing pipelines."Morris, whose family owns land on the pipeline route, is Chairman and CEO of Morris Communications, owner of The Augusta Chronicle.He was the first to provide comment at Tuesday's hearing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-04-21/packed-house-around-500-stron
FedEx agrees to take over Dutch rival TNT Express

...That represents a premium of 33 percent over the shares' April 2 closing price, the companies said.FedEx Corp. chairman and CEO Fred Smith said on a call with analysts that his company had built an air-express business in Europe but wanted...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-07/fedex-agrees-take-over-dut
GE pares off financial unit and returns to industrial roots

...companies has changed, making it increasingly difficult to generate acceptable returns going forward."GE Capital Chairman and CEO Keith Sherin said in a printed statement that the successful initial public offering of GE's retail finance business...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-10/ge-pares-financial-unit-an
Bubba Watson adds gold to his collection

It's only Tuesday, but Bubba Watson is already receiving hardware.PING Chairman and CEO John Solheim presented the defending Masters Champion with a gold putter head around 12:10 p.m. today outside the Augusta...

http://augusta.com/masters/story/blog/bubba-watson-adds-gold-his-collection
P&G fiscal 2Q earnings drop, hurt by exchange rates

...percent and reduce its topline by 5 percent.The company's stock slid 3 percent before markets opened Tuesday.P&G Chairman and CEO A.G. Lafley said in a statement from the company that during the quarter, nearly every currency in the world lost...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-01-27/pg-fiscal-2q-earnings-drop
Business news

...and Monday morning's denial, IBM shares rose about 4 percent.Mattel CEO quits after disappointing quarterMattel Chairman and CEO Bryan Stockton has resigned after the struggling maker of Barbie dolls and Hot Wheels cars reported fourth-quarter...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-01-26/business-news
E-Z-Go parent company reports profit of $212 million

...fourth quarter, with double digit revenue growth at Textron Aviation, Textron Systems and Industrial," said Textron Chairman and CEO Scott Donnelly. "Operationally, we achieved year-over-year margin improvement in the quarter at Textron Aviation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-01-28/e-z-go-parent-company-repo
Deere profit drops, but tops Street 1Q forecasts

...which reduced demand for agricultural machinery, particularly larger models, and led to lower sales and income," Chairman and CEO Samuel Allen said in a statement on Friday.Revenue totaled $5.61 billion, also beating Wall Street's view...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-20/deere-profit-drops-tops-st
Home Depot 4Q tops Street on holiday; OKs $18B buyback

...survey by FactSet.Revenue was $19.16 billion, also better than Wall Street's projection of $18.68 billion.Chairman and CEO Craig Menear said during a conference call that sales were helped by a strong customer response to its holiday decor...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-24/home-depot-4q-tops-street-