less-than-expected love



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  • "Given the broader deleveraging efforts being undertaken by banks in France and elsewhere, there is an increasing risk that a lack of market appetite for assets might result in a less-than-expected balance-sheet reduction, or sales at depressed prices," it said.

    Moody's Downgrades French Banks

  • "Arabica futures still have to deal with a tight supply situation for the short term, and the possibility of less-than-expected arabica coffee production over the coming year," Price Futures Group Vice President Jack Scoville said in a note.

    Coffee Roasters Rethink the Blend

  • Dealer orders for the car are down, the company said, and GM is considering slowing production due to less-than-expected demand.

    GM Boosts Volt Defense as Sales Falter

  • BEIJING— Tencent Holdings Ltd. on Wednesday reported second-quarter net profit that rose a less-than-expected 23% from a year earlier, as higher expenses offset an increase in revenue.

    Tencent's Profit Falls Short of Forecast

  • "Many newly established expressways are facing less-than-expected traffic flows and higher operating costs because of bad locations," said Nr, Yan.

    HSBC Fund: China Market May Rebound This Quarter

  • He said Adani Power doesn't expect to face problems from state distribution utilities drawing less-than-expected electricity as demand for power is growing and state electricity boards are raising tariffs.

    Adani Power Net Rises 77%

  • Separately, U.S. business inventories in July increased by a less-than-expected 0.4%, an indication that companies weren't excited about the economy's prospects.

    Dow Rides Optimism to 140-Point Gain

  • A testicular cancer survivor, Mark uncovered his illness in a less-than-expected way.

    Steven Shehori: This Testicular Cancer Survivor's Got Ball

  • On Monday, Australia said retail sales rose a less-than-expected 0.2% in during the month of December.

    Australia Reports Sluggish Retail Sales

  • In December, retail sales rose a less-than-expected 0.2% to a seasonally adjusted 20.36 Australian billion dollars US$20.63 billion in December, the Australian Bureau of Statistics said Monday.

    Australia Reports Sluggish Retail Sales


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