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Archie, a Chinese Crested, is seen here prior to winning World's Ugliest Dog competition at the Sonoma-Marin Fair in Petaluma, Calif. in 2006.

Calavo Growers







Knock knock.

Who's there?

Avocado.

Avocado who?

Avocado stock for you: Calavo Growers surged after the seller of avocados, guacamole and salsa posted a 26-per-cent rise in quarterly revenue. More tortilla chips, please.









Dear Scotiabank Shareholder: You may have heard about the sovereign debt crisis in Europe and the extreme volatility on global financial markets. However, we want to assure you that your bank is still pulling down massive amounts of coin. A record $1.1-billion in the second quarter to be exact. That's one-point-one freakin' billion dollars, baby! So relax.









Things BP hasn't tried yet: 1) Drilling a hole from China so the oil can drain to where it's needed most; 2) Putting "free oil" signs and millions of buckets along the beach; 3) Lighting the Gulf on fire and inviting Kiss to perform a benefit concert. Facing estimated cleanup costs of $35-billion and demands to cut its dividend, BP's stock is getting torched.









Which definition is correct? Buckle is: a) Something you do when you want to watch the playoffs, and the wife wants to watch Dancing with the Stars. b) The part of a belt that leaves a red imprint on your stomach after a large meal; c) A U.S. retailer of casual wear. Answer: all of the above. With Buckle's sales tumbling in May, investors were caught with their pants down.







Sure, the SEC has subpoenaed Canadian Solar 2009 sales records, its first-quarter results have been delayed and at least one law firm has filed a class-action suit, but there's probably a good explanation for all of this. Um, or not. Shares of the company, which is incorporated in Canada and manufactures solar power products in China, have been burnt to a crisp.





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