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Deere 3Q profit falls as equipment sales decline

MOLINE, Ill. - Deere's third-quarter profit fell 15 percent and the farming equipment maker believes that the same weak sales at home and abroad will cut into earnings for the year.Deere, which makes lawn tractors in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/finance/2014-08-13/deere-3q-profit-fa
Business news

...forecast after profits declineMOLINE, ILL. - Deere's profit slumped 15 percent in the third quarter and the farming equipment maker, seeing weak sales ahead, trimmed its outlook and will cut production.Chairman and CEO Samuel Allen said Wednes...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-13/business-news
No need to Clari-fi, quality music can be had with apps

...trying out Clari-Fi, a new technology from audio equipment maker Harman Kardon. Clari-Fi aims to restore some of...advice: don't worry too much about what various equipment makers purport to do to your sound. Get a neutral set of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/smart-shopper/2014-07-10/no-need-clar
Stocks fall across the globe on fears over shaky emerging-market economies and currencies

...the biggest gainer in the Dow on Monday, rising $5.12, or 6 percent, to $91.29, after the earth-moving equipment maker reported fourth-quarter net income that easily beat analysts' estimates.After gains of nearly 30 percent in the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-01-27/stocks-fall-across-globe-f
Traditional holiday parties yield to shopping sprees, cruises, volunteering

...DOING GOODNautilus used to have lavish parties with employee gifts such as big-screen TVs. In 2004, the fitness equipment maker decided to focus more on the community, says Wayne Bolio, a senior vice president. So Nautilus began sponsoring...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-12-11/traditional-holiday-partie
Overtime

GolfMasters champ, Ping aid hospitalMasters Tournament champion Bubba Watson and golf equipment maker Ping presented $250,000 to the Phoenix Children's Hospital on Thursday for use in the construction of Arizona's first pediatric...

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NFL joins brain research partnership

...wanted to see results quickly."The Head Health Initiative described Monday, which also includes sports apparel and equipment maker Under Armour, involves a four-year, $40 million research and development program to find ways to detect and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2013-03-11/nfl-joins-brain-research-part
Blackberry to explore sale

...system from scratch, Misek said.There has also been speculation that the PC maker Lenovo or telecommunications equipment maker Huawei, both based in China, were interested in BlackBerry. But Gillis also said he doesn't see Canadian or U...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-08-12/blackberry-explore-sale
Stocks rise ahead of earnings season; Lufkin soars on GE bid

...companies are up almost 16 percent, making them the best performers in the S&P 500.Lufkin Industries, an oilfield equipment maker, surged $24.03, or 38 percent, to $87.96 after General Electric Co. agreed to buy the company for $3 billion...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2013-04-08/stocks-rise-ahead-earnings-season-l
New Zealanders find common ground in Burke County

...Right now they are importing 400 million pounds from the Midwest," Watson said.The visitors' companies include equipment makers, seed producers and firms involved in consulting, milking and even livestock identification tag systems."This...

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