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Target forecasts surprise drop in 2017 comparable sales, shares sink

Target Corp forecast a surprise drop in full-year sales at established stores on Tuesday and reported a steeper-than-expected fall in holiday-quarter sales due to "unexpected softness" at its stores.

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Samsung Group chief charged with bribery, corporate nerve center dismantled

SEOUL South Korean prosecutors charged Samsung Group [SARG.UL] chief Jay Y. Lee with bribery and embezzlement on Tuesday as the top conglomerate announced the dismantling of its corporate strategy office, the latest developments in a graft scandal that has rocked the country. | Video

World, South Korea, Tech 7:23am EST

Trump's 'big' spending hopes nudge world stocks higher

LONDON World stocks hovered just off all-time highs and were on course for a fourth straight month of gains on Tuesday, as investors awaited a speech by U.S. President Donald Trump for signals on infrastructure spending and tax cuts.

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Wells Fargo robo-adviser to target young, first-time investors

NEW YORK Wells Fargo & Co's wealth management business said on Tuesday it would launch its new robo-adviser Intuitive Investor later this year in a bid to develop a new revenue stream from existing Millennial customers who may be looking to open their first investment account in a crowded online market.

7:14am EST

Domino's revenue rises more than expected on strong U.S. sales

Domino's Pizza inc on Tuesday reported better-than-expected rise in revenue for the fourth quarter, helped by strong sales in the United States and international markets, and by a higher store count.

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Poll: Global funds trim stocks, wary on French elections

LONDON Global investors trimmed their equities exposure in February, with many arguing that markets had become too complacent about risks stemming from Europe's election calendar after a recent blistering stock market rally.

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