Fifth Third Bancorp's first-quarter profits beat analysts' estimates, rising 8 percent to 52 cents per share, excluding special items. And it reaped a windfall from new tax cuts that isn't even included in those gains. Earnings at downtown Cincinnati-based Fifth Third (Nasdaq: FITB), the largest locally based bank and the nation's 13th biggest, improved from 48 cents per share after one-time items in the year-ago quarter.
A fast-growing Greater Cincinnati startup company has raised its biggest round of capital, giving it money to fuel additional growth and double its employees this year. Stack Construction Technologies Inc., based in Mason, raised $7 million from New York-based growth capital investment firm Level Equity. Stack makes software used in the construction industry to estimate the cost of projects. The company has 33 employees now with nearly all of them at its Mason headquarters.
A potential Kroger Co. deal to buy online wholesaler Boxed would not only boost Kroger's existing online sales but also open a new market of selling and delivering items to offices. That's the view of local analysts I spoke to about the possible deal. Kroger (NYSE: KR) is among several retailers that have shown interest in buying Boxed, according to a Forbes report last week. It attributed the news to "people with knowledge of the situation."
Muck Rack makes it simple to find people, tweets, or articles that mention any name, keyword, company, hashtag etc. We've compiled this guide to help you make the most of your search.
Selecting a term
Start searching tweets, articles from media outlets, articles mentioned in tweets, journalists'
names, titles and bios with some suggested searches:
Companies or Topics (e.g. iPhone, Microsoft)
Phrases (e.g. "cloud computing") — use quotes to keep the terms together
Twitter handles (e.g. @username) — returns those who have mentioned or replied to
Names (e.g. "David Pogue")
Hashtags (e.g. #sxsw, #london2012)
Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
Muck Rack's Advanced Search allows for many boolean operators.
Find results that mention multiple specified terms, use AND or
+. For example, ensure each result contains both Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg by
searching Musk AND Zuckerberg or Musk + Zuckerberg.
Use the operators OR or , to broaden your search when you'd like either of
multiple terms to appear in results. (This is the default behavior of our search when no operators
are used). For example, results will contain either cake or cookie by searching cake OR cookie or cake,cookie
Use NOT or - to subtract results from your search. For
example, searching Disney will yield results about the Walt Disney Company as well as Walt Disney
World Resort. To exclude mentions of Disney World, search for Disney -World or Disney
When using one of these operators with a phrase, enclose it in quotation marks. For example, you can
find results about smartphones excluding Apple's iPhone 4S by searching smartphone -"iPhone
Exact case matching or punctuation
If you're searching for a brand name or keyword that relies on specific punctuation marks or capitalization, you can
find results that match your exact query by adding matchcase: before the keyword you're searching for, like matchcase:E*TRADE .
Use parentheses to separate multiple
boolean phrases. For example, to find journalists talking about having fun in Disney World or
Disneyland, search for ("disney world" OR disneyland) AND fun.
An asterisk can be used to search for any variation of a root word truncated by the asterisk. For example, searching for admin* will return results for administrator, administration, administer, administered, etc.
A near operator is an AND operator where you can control the distance between the words. You can vary the distance the near operation uses by adding a forward slash and number (between 0-99) such as strawberries NEAR/10 "whipped cream", which means the strawberries must exist within 10 words of "whipped cream".