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The Earnings Beat: Four Stocks To Watch For the Coming Week (HD, CSCO, WMT, DE)

Finance
[unable to retrieve full-text content]Thanks to a resurgence in oil prices, which closed above $ 70 per barrel, equities booked another solid week of solid gains. But can it continue, particularly with the oil prices now at four-year highs ? Led by energy stocks, the Dow Jones industrial average added 91 points on Friday to extend a seven-day winning Latest Articles in
British Gas bills hike to hit four million customers

British Gas bills hike to hit four million customers

Business
The bills of millions of British Gas customers are to be hiked by an average of £60 a year.The biggest household gas and electricity supplier said it was "reluctantly" announcing the price increase of an average 5.5% for a typical dual fuel customer.British Gas owner Centrica blamed the price hike - which comes into force on 29 May - on rising wholesale and Government policy costs and said it would impact 4.1 million customers.It highlighted the smart meter roll-out, as well as schemes to reduce carbon emissions, and suggested "all Government policy costs should be paid for in a fairer way such as through general taxation".Image:A British Gas smart meter known as 'the Pebble'But Energy Minister Claire Perry said she was "disappointed" by the hike which she said was "unjustified... when cus
Prostate cancer: Four in 10 cases diagnosed late, charity says

Prostate cancer: Four in 10 cases diagnosed late, charity says

Health
Four in 10 prostate cancer cases in the UK are diagnosed late, a study suggests.The report by charity Orchid found a "worrying trend" of late diagnosis with 37% of prostate cancer cases diagnosed at stages three and four.The report found one in four cases of prostate cancer was diagnosed in A&E. In February figures showed the number of men dying from prostate cancer had overtaken female deaths from breast cancer for the first time in the UK.With an aging population, the charity has called for urgent action to prevent a "ticking time bomb in terms of prostate cancer provision". Orchid chief executive Rebecca Porta said: "With prostate cancer due to be the most prevalent cancer in the UK within the next 12 years, we are facing a potential crisis in terms of diagnostics, treatment and pat...
'Mozart in the Jungle' canceled after four seasons

'Mozart in the Jungle' canceled after four seasons

Entertainment
April 8 (UPI) -- Amazon has confirmed it canceled Mozart in the Jungle, its music-themed dramedy starring Gael Garcia Bernal, Lola Kirke, Malcolm McDowell, Bernadette Peters, Hannah Dunne, Saffron Burrows and Jason Schwartzman.The show is abut a young, New York classical music conductor."We are so proud of the four seasons we made of this show and are grateful to the cast, crew, fans and Amazon for writing this symphony with us. We hope people will keep finding the show for years to come," executive producers Schwartzman, Paul Weitz, Roman Coppola and Will Graham said in a joint statement.Variety said this is the first cancellation since Jennifer Salke was named the streaming giant's new chief of film and television production.Salke has said she plans to focus on more mainstream programmin...
New Zealand v England: Joe Root falls on final ball of day four

New Zealand v England: Joe Root falls on final ball of day four

Sports
Joe Root's dismissal to the penultimate ball of the fourth day was a hammer blow to England's chances of salvaging an unlikely stalemate in the first Test against New Zealand at Eden Park.Root (51) had dug in manfully to sow belief England might yet achieve the mighty improbable here.But after he was caught-behind down the leg-side from a vicious Trent Boult delivery, England closed on a downer, 132 for three and still a yawning 237 behind after conceding a monstrous first-innings lead of 369 in New Zealand's inaugural day-night Test.How the tourists needed a captain's innings after his predecessor Alastair Cook had gone cheaply for the second time in the match to leave them six for one in reply to the Kiwis' 427 for eight declared - on the back of a career-best, unbeaten 145 from Henry Ni...