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$JEC's backlog at Oct. 2, 2015 was $18.8Bil, up 2.3% from last year. Backlog remains near record levels in spite of negative effects on backlog stemming from FX. The increase in backlog was primarily due to new awards from clients operating in the Chemicals and Pharmaceuticals industries, offset in part by an approx. $600MM reduction due to FX.
The latest earnings report by $VZ shows how it is losing customers despite offering the unlimited data plans, a record for the company.
$BEBE is closing down all its stores by the end of May.
$WFC agreed to hike its payout in a class-action settlement over unauthorized accounts by $32 million to $142 million for its retail sales practices. The settlement will now include customers who were impacted as early as May 2002.