Philip Morris Cuts Profit Forecast After Canada Court Ruling

Philip Morris International Inc. cut its profit outlook for the year and expects lower pretax earnings in the first quarter after a subsidiary and other tobacco companies lost a major legal appeal in Canada. US Business


Apple shares sink as Xmas sales forecast disappoints

Apple shares have plunged in after-hours trading after the iPhone maker’s forecasts for revenues in the the crucial Christmas period missed expectations.
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Necessary Realness: 2018 Emmy Awards Fashion Forecast

Morgan Stewart breaks down her Emmys red carpet wish list for Jessica Biel, Britney Spears & more. Plus, what will activewear-obsessed Hailey Baldwin wear? Watch!
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The wild Week 1 of 15 new QB starters: Let’s forecast job security

With so much turnover at the game’s most important position, continuity is out the window. What does it mean for 2018 and beyond? – TOP

NBA Forecast: Most dramatic teams, biggest turnarounds

Which teams are headed for big turnarounds? Big trouble? Our ESPN Forecast panel unveils its picks. – NBA

Summer Forecast: Predicting the MVP race

Who will be the NBA’s Most Valuable Player in 2018-19? Our ESPN Forecast panel unveils its early projections. – NBA

ESPN Forecast: Who advances to East finals?

Which teams will meet in the Eastern Conference finals? Our ESPN Forecast panel predicts Celtics-76ers and Raptors-Cavaliers. – NBA

ESPN Forecast: James Harden will win first MVP in landslide

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Pantone Ranks Leading 10 Fall Colors for a Pre-Fashion Week Forecast

The global psyche is increasingly all about inclusivity, so why not for fall colors, too?
That kind of all-are-welcome approach is central to Pantone’s Fashion Color Trend Fall 2018 Report, released by the X-Rite-owned Pantone LLC. Building off its gender-neutral take on fashion colors, the Pantone Color Institute has culled a Top 10 list that plays up seasonless shades, including a few that are far from wintry. Designers and consumers are pedaling away from cyclical trends in favor of more self-expressive, nontraditional choices, according to Pantone Color Institute’s executive director Leatrice Eiseman.
Leading this fall’s Top 10 list are Red Pear, Valiant Poppy and Nebulas Blue, followed by Ceylon Yellow, Martini Olive, Russet Orange and Ultra Violet. Ranking eighth through tenth are Crocus Petal, Limelight and Quetzal Green. Save for the autumnal-inspired Red Pear and Russet Orange, most of these shades don’t conjure up images of afternoons raking leaves in the yard.
From Eiseman’s authoritative viewpoint, people are more willing to turn over a new leaf when it comes to color. While colorists, designers and editors might be aware of how subtle nuances in color can be found by using different fabrics and textures, the average consumer is now becoming more fascinated by

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Boeing Boosts Its Profit Forecast After Strong Quarter

Boeing raised its full-year profit guidance and in a sign of confidence, outlined plans to pay billions of dollars in pension liabilities ahead of schedule. US Business


India Film and TV Slow in 2016, but Forecast to Recover, Says KPMG

The Indian film industry had a dismal year, growing just 3% in 2016 according to an annual media and entertainment industry report by KPMG. The accounting firm published its annual assessment on the first morning of the three-day FICCI-Frames conference (Mar. 21-23) in Mumbai. In a paradoxical year when Disney India decided to close its… Read more »