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Tariffs trump Lifetime; Broadridge bangs out big year

  LIFETIME BRANDS INC. Headquarters: Garden City Industry: Capital goods Nasdaq: LCUT Reporting Date: Aug. 8, 2019 Reporting Quarter: 2Q FY2019 Quarter Ended: June 30, 2019 Numbers: Second-quarter net sales were reported as $142.5 million, a 4.2 percent drop from the $148.7 million reported for the same quarter last fiscal year. Net loss was $11.5 million – a loss of 56 cents per diluted share and an 88.5 percent plunge from the $6.1 million net…


No. 377: Loosing fateful lightning, reshaping SBU’s innovation ecosystem and (sadly) remembering the Islanders fisherman

  That happened fast: Welcome to Friday, dear reader, and welcome to February – one month down already! It’s Feb. 1 out there, which means a) Tom Brady is gearing up somewhere for another ill-gained Super Bowl, and b) It’s National Freedom Day in the United States, honoring Abraham Lincoln’s signing of a resolution that later became the slavery-busting 13th Amendment. Not coincidentally: It’s also the start of U.S. Black History Month, so designated by…


No questions, please, at First Niagara

First Niagara Financial Group announced earnings of 15 cents a share on Friday, in line with expectations. But the big question was about the Buffalo-based bank’s future, specifically a rumored sale to Long Island’s New York Community Bank Corp. or Canada’s TD Bank, also with a large Island presence. And, no surprise, there was no big answer to the big question. “First Niagara has a long-standing policy that we simply do not comment on market rumors or…