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Apr 14, 2017 5 from 5i - To save or to invest?
Last Friday morning saw a disappointing U.S. jobs report, which likely added to investor nervousness following a U.S. missile strike on Syria. BlackBerry (BB) shares were sharply higher after it won a US$815 arbitration ruling against chipmaker Qualcomm (QCOM). Bombardier (BBD.B) rose on a Bloomberg report it and Germany’s Siemens are in talks to combine their train operations. Struggling department store operator Hudson’s Bay (HBC) said it planned to invest around US$425M in Europe this year in a bid to grow its sales there by 20% over the next two years. Wal-Mart Stores (WMT) wants to make its brick-and-mortar stores a stronger asset as it battles with Amazon.com (AMZN) online. The retailer plans next week to offer discounts on some online orders when customers opt for in-store pickup instead of home delivery. Here are five stories we found interesting this week:
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