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Richard Goyder was pleased Wesfarmers' food and liquor sales managed to achieve some sales growth. The Wesfarmers owned retailer reported a 13.8 per cent drop in sales to £267 million for its first quarter in the United Kingdom and Ireland.
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    Economy

    Manufacturing returned to growth, recording an expansion of 1%, although didn't contribute as much to the economy overall because industrial production is much smaller than the services sector. Output from the dominant services sector grew by 0.4 per cent, the same rate as the previous quarter. Dire predictions of a collapse in GDP after the Brexit referendum have failed to come true as consumer confidence has remained strong in the wake of last year's vote.
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    Economy

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    Economy

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    Dividends are a common way that companies distribute cash to their shareholders. Similarly, Price to cash flow ratio is another helpful ratio in determining a company's value. Kennedy International Airport. The lower the number, a company is thought to have low volatility. The Piotroski F-Score is a scoring system between 1-9 that determines a firm's financial strength.
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    Economy

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    Economy

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    Economy

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    Economy

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    Economy

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    Economy

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    Economy

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    Economy

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    Economy

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    Economy

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    Economy

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