Originally posted on 24/7 Wall St.:
Although the number of new aircraft orders at last week’s Paris Air Show was well short of last year’s total at Farnborough, analysts at Canaccord Genuity remain bullish on The Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) and other companies in the aerospace sector. The firm said that the sector is now focused on execution and investor expectations, as well as cash, as the plane makers and parts suppliers enter what Canaccord Genuity said is the “harvest” phase of the current cycle.
The analysts noted that there were no new program announcements from either Boeing or Airbus but that both companies issued very strong signals regarding production rate increases on narrowbody jets. Airbus made no commitment on developing a new engine for its super-jumbo A380 although it did highlight a stretch version of the plane that would add up to 40 seats. The analysts continue to believe that Airbus will launch a re-engined…
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Originally posted on moviejoltz:
Labels on products have more meaning to me than labels for humans. When I hear people making introductions, adding the label of the person’s profession, I wonder why it is important that we know what the person does for a living. A couple of examples would be, “This is my husband Aaron, the doctor.” or “Let me introduce you to my girlfriend Emily, the lawyer.” What a person does for a living carries very little weight for me when it comes to what I think of a person. Yet I know there are some people who hunger to reach a certain status established in their mind, so they can feel successful. There was this person I used to know who would only date individuals from a specific list of professions. I would argue with them, trying to force them to look at how their love had conditions on it; bit…
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Originally posted on Foodimentary - National Food Holidays:
National Vanilla Milkshake Day
Five Food Finds about Milkshakes
- The first known printed reference to a “milkshake” dates back to 1885 and contains whiskey as one ingredient. For medicinal purposes only.
- Milkshakes got their name from being served in bars. If the customer enjoyed the milkshake, he shook hands with the bartender. If not, the bartender didn’t get a tip.
- According to The Guinness Book of World Records, in 2000 Ira Freehof (owner of Comfort Diners), (with a lot of help from Parmalot USA and The American Dairy Association), made the world’s largest milkshake. At 6,000 gallons it was the equivalent of 50,000 normal-sized shakes. Do you want fries with that? (Please say no, you don’t need anything else to eat or drink after that, especially not fatty fries.)
- Malted milk powder was invented in 1897 by James and William Horlick, but it was Ivar Coulson, a soda jerk for…
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Originally posted on 24/7 Wall St.:
Confectionery company Hershey Co. (NYSE: HSY) has revised its outlook downward for its fiscal 2015. Previously, Hershey said its expected growth in fiscal 2015 revenue, excluding foreign currency exchange, in the 6% to 7% range. Now the company expects that revenue to reside in the 4% to 5% range, according to its press release.
Hershey experienced greater than expected headwinds in China so far this quarter. A softened Chinese economy compelled consumers to spend less on its products. Hershey also cites increased competitive activity, which is not something long-term shareholders want to hear. Hershey will reevaluate the value of its Chinese subsidiary, Shanghai Golden Monkey Food Joint Stock Co.
Interestingly, Hershey also cited “the accelerated momentum of e-commerce and online purchases” as negatively impacting its results. Certain retailing customers face decreasing traffic due to the final consumers’ tendency to shop online, which begs the question: Why isn’t Hershey heading this…
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