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Business Evangeline Lilly's Ant-Man and the Wasp costume revealed
Author: 0 Evangeline Lilly's Ant-Man and the Wasp costume revealed

Now, Evangelline Lilly has given us our first look at the Wasp . "I am honoured to be on set today playing The Wasp on what would be Jack Kirby's 100th birthday", Lilly tweeted , captioning the photo of herself in the superhero suit, which you can view at the bottom of this article.

Business Hurricane Harvey Recovery: Six Tips for Filing an Insurance Claim
Author: 0 Hurricane Harvey Recovery: Six Tips for Filing an Insurance Claim

It is the first major hurricane to make landfall in the U.S.in more than a decade, and torrential rain will continue this week to cause widespread flooding. The program already owes the Treasury some $25 billion, most of which covered claims from Katrina in 2005, Superstorm Sandy in 2012 and severe floods in 2016, according to the Federal Emergency Management Agency , which manages the program.

Business First Blue Whale Challenge Game Death in UP
Author: 0 First Blue Whale Challenge Game Death in UP

An engineering student was stopped from killing himself in West Bengal after his college authorities alerted the CID about his involvement in the unsafe online game, the Blue Whale Challenge. The development comes close on the heels of the government directing internet majors Google, Facebook, Whatsapp, Instagram, Microsoft and Yahoo to immediately remove the links of unsafe online game Blue Whale Challenge, which has led to suicide of children in India and other countries.

Business Harvey expected to trigger modest gas price hike
Author: 0 Harvey expected to trigger modest gas price hike

The outages in America's energy hub will significantly curtail the supply of gasoline. US gasoline future prices spiked Monday morning, but Canadian prices shown on the GasBuddy.com website were little changed. "It's still early know how much prices will rise, but a minimum of 10-30 cents would not be a surprise". The company said it's working with the government to evaluate whether the local infrastructure - such as roads, power and ports - will allow the refineries to resume operations.

Business Anheuser-Busch stops beer production to can water for Harvey victims
Author: 0 Anheuser-Busch stops beer production to can water for Harvey victims

Over the years there have been numerous occasions when the Cartersville based brewery stopped producing beer and took to bottling clean drinking water for free distribution in times of natural calamities. A spokesperson for Anheuser-Busch said more than 50,000 cans of emergency drinking water were packed up to be sent to Baton Rouge and on to families who may not have safe drinking water in the storm's aftermath.

Business Gas prices set to spike as Harvey pummels Houston
Author: 0 Gas prices set to spike as Harvey pummels Houston

Gas prices have risen almost nine cents per gallon in IL over the last week. The good news for consumers is that the hurricane-driven price spikes don't tend to last for long. Gas prices have increased 7 cents a gallon in North Texas because of Hurricane Harvey, and the prices could keep rising. Patrick Dehaan at GasBuddy says if prices are going to go up, it will happen soon, perhaps this afternoon.

Business Gas prices rise, flights stall as Hurricane Harvey nears
Author: 0 Gas prices rise, flights stall as Hurricane Harvey nears

Government Accountability Office. Despite this, US crude stocks fell last week and gasoline stocks were down as well, the Energy Information Administration said on Wednesday. Total volume traded was about 11 percent below the 100-day average. US crude futures settled 98 cents lower at $47.43 a barrel and Brent crude ended down 53 cents a barrel, or 1 percent, at $52.04.

Business As Harvey's floodwaters rise, so will local gas prices
Author: 0 As Harvey's floodwaters rise, so will local gas prices

According to GasBuddy historical data, gasoline prices on August 27 in NY state have ranged widely over the last five years: $2.32 per gallon in 2016, $2.66 in 2015, $3.69 in 2014, $3.81 in 2013 and $3.96 in 2012. Gasoline prices across the US are expected to climb even higher as the remnants of Hurricane Harvey continue to pound Houston and much of the Gulf's refining capacity remains offline.

Business Evaluating Insider Trading And Ownership For Gilead Sciences, Inc. (GILD)
Author: 0 Evaluating Insider Trading And Ownership For Gilead Sciences, Inc. (GILD)

About shares traded. Gilead Sciences , Inc. Gilead Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: GILD ) has declined 21.80% since August 27, 2016 and is downtrending. It has outperformed by 38.77% the S&P500. The Wall Street Journal reported earlier Monday about Gilead's deal to buy Kite. Bank of Montreal Can raised its stake in shares of Gilead Sciences by 14.7% in the first quarter.

Business Hyperloop pod competition victor hits a top speed of 200mph
Author: 0 Hyperloop pod competition victor hits a top speed of 200mph

Elon Musk is confident that the speed of Hyperloop pods can be pushed as high as 600mph on the SpaceX test track. The competition took place at SpaceX headquarters in Hawthorne, California. The German university team managed to develop a pod that can reach faster speeds than the official Hyperloop One pod. The Paradigm Hyperloop pod was designed by students from Memorial University and College of the North Atlantic in Newfoundland and Labrador, as well as students from Northeastern ...

Author: 0 U.S. stocks end higher; oil shares boosted by hurricane

USA stocks ended mixed on Friday as investors were digesting the latest remarks from Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen . The dollar index fell 0.25 percent against a basket of six major currencies to 92.499, adding to Friday's losses.

Business Fitbit unveils first smartwatch - and wireless headphones
Author: 0 Fitbit unveils first smartwatch - and wireless headphones

The fitness tracker wars seem to be heating up again. The newly revealed wearable features the SpO2 sensor which Fitbit claims can provide you with detailed insights into your fitness activities, with the device itself also being water-resistant up to 50 meters, having Global Positioning System capabilities, and boasting standalone support for dynamic workout routines.

Business Samsung Pushes Smartphone Threshold with Galaxy Note8
Author: 0 Samsung Pushes Smartphone Threshold with Galaxy Note8

The Note 8 is the latest "phablet" - combining features of a smartphone and tablet - to be released by Samsung since they first introduced the Note model in 2011. As this information is coming several months, and a year in case of Galaxy Note 9 , before the official launch of the smartphones, we would advise you to take it with a pinch of salt.

Business Whole Foods is now selling the Amazon Echo
Author: 0 Whole Foods is now selling the Amazon Echo

The company has been known to price most aggressively on popular items, so it builds a reputation of having the lowest prices. Owning Whole Foods will likely give Amazon access to more premium ingredients and new customers. "It's an extremely large undertaking", Smith said. "So they have to maintain the perception that everything is going to be all right". "This shows that Amazon is taking a very hands-on approach".

Author: 0 Washington Real Estate Investment Trust

Inv. Corp. American International Group Inc added to its stake by buying 4,071 shares an increase of 10.4%. New Mexico Educational Retirement Board has invested 0.01% in Investors Real Estate Trust (NYSE:IRET). It has outperformed by 11.08% the S&P500. Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust (NYSE:PEI) shares were trading lower by -0.29 percent ($-0.03) at $10.22 a piece in Thursday's session.

Author: 0 Fed Chief Yellen Warns Against Dismantling Bank Regulations

In her remarks, Yellen defended the new reforms that Republicans and bankers love to hate, including the Fed's annual stress tests, the umbrella group of regulators called the Financial Stability Oversight Council and the new efforts to have banks write their own living wills to protect the US taxpayers from a failing firm.

Business Amazon to Cut Whole Foods Prices
Author: 0 Amazon to Cut Whole Foods Prices

Lowering prices could stem defections by price-sensitive Whole Foods shoppers, and help the grocer shed its "Whole Paycheck" reputation for high prices that are generally 15-25% above rivals. Although Whole Foods will be keeping its name, there will be some crossover between Amazon and Whole Foods. There were also non-Whole Foods employees with the group wearing "visitor" stickers - perhaps Amazon employees helping manage the transition.

Business RBI to introduce new Rs 1000 note by December
Author: 0 RBI to introduce new Rs 1000 note by December

The government has stopped printing Rs2,000 notes at least six months back as the focus is now on lower-denomination notes, noted the DNA report . Following the demonetisation of Rs1,000 and Rs500 notes last November, the central bank had introduced Rs2,000 notes and new Rs500 notes. The new note with enhanced security features could be out as early as December 2017, according to DNA sources .

Business USA gasoline prices jump as Hurricane Harvey knocks out Texas refineries
Author: 0 USA gasoline prices jump as Hurricane Harvey knocks out Texas refineries

September Nymex futures RBU7, +3.69% climbed 7 cents, or 4.1%, to $1.734 per gallon, while the more active October contract RBV7, +3.30% rose 5 cents, or 3.4%, to $1.594 a gallon. commercial crude storage levels were a sign of a gradually tightening market, although another rise in output held the market back, they said. "It's bearish for crude oil and bullish for gasoline ", said Gan.

Business Harvey, holiday weekend to blame for rise in gas prices
Author: 0 Harvey, holiday weekend to blame for rise in gas prices

The average price of a gallon of regular gas in the five-county Philadelphia area has gone up only a penny since last week. "The simple numbers are that at least 25 per cent of US total gasoline and diesel production is likely to be offline, won't be back online until the storm settles and the associated flooding can be dealt with", McTeague says.

Business Samsung Heir Appeals Last Week's 5-Year Embezzlement Sentence
Author: 0 Samsung Heir Appeals Last Week's 5-Year Embezzlement Sentence

She claimed that the requests for donations were only a part of her policy drive to promote culture and sports in the country. "Samsung knew that Choi was behind the demands and appears to have known that financial support for Chung Yoo-ra was tantamount to helping Choi and constituted bribing the president", the court added.

Business Huddersfield sign goalkeeper Green
Author: 0 Huddersfield sign goalkeeper Green

Huddersfield boss Wagner has told The Mirror that former England worldwide Green is close to signing for the Terriers , having agreed personal terms with the goalkeeper - and a medical is imminent, meaning the deal should be announced in the next 24 hours.

Author: 0 Fed Chair Yellen Defends Regulations After Financial Crisis

Republicans have long sought changes to Dodd-Frank, which they consider a bloated, overreaching law that suffocates USA business and hurts banks and firms that didn't cause the crisis. Odds that the Fed would not in fact increase by another 25 basis points by the end of 2017 rose to 62.8%, from the prior chance of 54.4% for them to remain unchanged, according to Investing.com's Fed Rate Monitor Tool.

Business Over 30 congregation centres of Dera Sacha Sauda sealed
Author: 0 Over 30 congregation centres of Dera Sacha Sauda sealed

It is also exposed that the Dera Chief used to support BJP in general elections as well as in state elections in Punjab and Haryana . "The curfew will continue and any decision on relaxation or lifting it would be taken only after reviewing the situation", Amarinder Singh told ANI .

Business More production down as Harvey nears Texas coast
Author: 0 More production down as Harvey nears Texas coast

Refineries, terminals, production platforms and other infrastructure have begun preparations or shutdown procedures with the hurricane set to make landfall on the central Texas coast on Friday night or early on Saturday as a Category 3 hurricane.

Business Harvey forces cancellation of 2700 flights
Author: 0 Harvey forces cancellation of 2700 flights

Tropical storm Harvey has produced catastrophic flooding across thousands of square kilometres of south and southeast Texas. As the floodwaters rose, the US National Weather Service offered another ominous forecast: Before the storm passes, some parts of Houston and just west of the city could receive as much as 1270mm of rain.

Business Uber's CEO Search Is Nearing a Decision
Author: 0 Uber's CEO Search Is Nearing a Decision

Meanwhile, Kalanick continues to lose the support of some of his longtime allies, including Ryan Graves, the first ever Uber employee who went on to become senior vice president of global operations, Recode suggested. Benchmark still believes that Meg Whitman would be less tolerant of Kalanick's antics and won't be "open towards the pugnacious entrepreneur", Recode added.

Author: 0 Marathon Oil Corporation (MRO) Stake Increased by Vanguard Group Inc

The Numina Capital Management Llc holds 323,909 shares with $16.31M value, up from 180,389 last quarter. Visa Inc Com Cl A now has $236.34 billion valuation. Whitnell holds 0.03% of its portfolio in Marathon Petroleum Corp (NYSE: MPC ) for 1,400 shares. The stock of Marathon Petroleum Corp (NYSE: MPC ) earned "Neutral" rating by Bank of America on Tuesday, January 5.

Business Flooding fears mount as powerful storm hits US
Author: 0 Flooding fears mount as powerful storm hits US

Police and heavy equipment had only made it into the northernmost street. "You all know the well-known phrase, turn around don't drown". Some structures were destroyed. As of Saturday night the city had largely been spared, except for a few hurricanes that touched down in its west, on the fringe of Harvey's swirl.

Author: 0 Fed's Yellen Defends Postcrisis Regulations in Jackson Hole

The Trump administration has made rolling back federal regulations a priority, and Republicans have always been critical of the 2010 Dodd-Frank financial overhaul law enacted in the wake of the 2007-09 crisis and recession. "She didn't say anything that the market wanted to know about Fed policy", Marc Chandler, chief global currency strategist at Brown Brothers Harriman & Co.

Business Greencore Group plc's (GNC) Buy Rating Reiterated at Whitman Howard
Author: 0 Greencore Group plc's (GNC) Buy Rating Reiterated at Whitman Howard

The company was initiated on Wednesday, November 2 by Deutsche Bank. The stock has "House Stock" rating by Shore Capital on Friday, May 12. JP Morgan maintained the shares of HL in report on Wednesday, June 29 with "Underweight" rating. Capstone Inv Advsrs Limited Co holds 0.01% or 49,100 shares in its portfolio. The California-based Mcdonald Capital Investors Inc Ca has invested 6.29% in the stock.

Business Regular LIRR service resumes September 5 after Penn repairs, MTA says
Author: 0 Regular LIRR service resumes September 5 after Penn repairs, MTA says

Special bus and ferry service to and from Manhattan will operate for the last time on September 1, and discounted fares for Atlantic Terminal and Hunterspoint Avenue will also end September 1. Cross-honoring with private bus carriers, PATH and NY Waterway will end on Saturday, September 2 at 3 a.m. Amtrak, NJ Transit and the Long Island Rail Road said Thursday they will end the service changes heralded as the " Summer of Hell ".

Author: 0 US Fed chair defends post-crisis banking reforms

Later Friday, Draghi said recoveries taking place in global economies are firming, though he said it was "at an earlier stage" in Europe and Japan. She added: "A resilient financial system is critical to a dynamic global economy". Economists said before Yellen's speech that if she stayed away from discussion of monetary policy would confirm the market's expectations. The Dodd-Frank law and regulations put in place since the financial crisis have made the financial system "substantially ...

Business Yellen defends the banking regulation that followed the crisis of 2008
Author: 0 Yellen defends the banking regulation that followed the crisis of 2008

If Trump stays quiet then trading over the next 24 hours should be uneventful, with more scope for volatility when the Yellen and Draghi speak at Jackson Hole on Fridaynight/Saturday morning. Financial stocks also rallied. According to Yellen, some of the biggest, and arguably most impactful, reforms made following the crisis were those that "increased the loss-absorbing capacity of global banks".

Author: 0 Financial rules have made economy stronger, changes should be 'modest': Yellen

Yellen said that in all, the tighter regulations, far from stifling economic growth, had actually helped the economy in part by making the financial system safer. Treasury yields lower. Yellen's comments "were the very definition of a "nothingburger"," said Brien Lundin, editor of Gold Newsletter. Yellen's four-year term as Fed chair expires in February.

Business Marvell Technology Group Ltd. (MRVL) - Jefferies Maintains Rating And Raises Price Target
Author: 0 Marvell Technology Group Ltd. (MRVL) - Jefferies Maintains Rating And Raises Price Target

Marvell Technology Group Ltd . (NASDAQ: MRVL ) has risen 64.54% since August 24, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 47.84% the S&P500.The move comes after 6 months positive chart setup for the $8.64B company. Piedmont Investment Advisors LLC now owns 157,558 shares of the semiconductor company's stock valued at $2,603,000 after buying an additional 47,730 shares during the period.

Author: 0 Dollar falls after Fed's Yellen makes no monetary policy comment

But in a speech to an annual conference of central bankers in Jackson Hole, she implicitly rejected efforts by Republicans, including President Donald Trump , to scrap the 2010 Dodd-Frank law as a threat to the economy. Ms Yellen, whose term is due to expire early next year, rejected arguments that the rules are to blame for the relatively slow recovery from the crisis, while conceding that some areas could be improved.

Author: 0 Institutional Investors Are Selling CVS Caremark Corp (NYSE:CVS)

Cowen and Company reaffirmed an "outperform" rating and issued a $86.00 price target on shares of CVS Health Corporation in a report on Tuesday, June 13th. Nuveen Asset Management Llc holds 0.13% or 336,630 shares in its portfolio. Moreover, Oxbow Advisors Llc has 3.5% invested in the company for 590,475 shares.

Business Scotland's Robert Snodgrass joins Aston Villa on loan
Author: 0 Scotland's Robert Snodgrass joins Aston Villa on loan

Villa have beaten off interest from Sunderland and Birmingham to sign the 29-year-old Scotland global and will have an option to buy him at the end of the season. Bruce had a busy start to the summer transfer window, but Villa have been quiet since the beginning of the Championship season, with not much business in or out of Villa Park.

Author: 0 Crude oil gains in Asia as Harvey gains force, Texas refiners braced

Brent crude , the global oil benchmark, fell 0.4% to $52.36 a barrel on London's ICE Futures exchange, within the $4 range traded since late July. "This is a reaction to the overreaction yesterday", Steve Sawyer, an analyst at consultancy Facts Global Energy, said of the market shift Friday morning.

Business Ulta Beauty, Inc. (ULTA) Sees New 52-Week Low
Author: 0 Ulta Beauty, Inc. (ULTA) Sees New 52-Week Low

It has underperformed by 15.02% the S&P500. Product category strength was broad based, with prestige cosmetics still driving the majority of our growth and with skin care, fragrance and hair care all gaining momentum. Victory Management reported 383,318 shares. Sell-side analysts are expecting EPS growth of 18.85% for Ulta Beauty , Inc. Scout has 20,991 shares. Arizona State Retirement System holds 0.05% or 14,500 shares.

Business Greens' Weaver calls NDP's toll announcement 'reckless'
Author: 0 Greens' Weaver calls NDP's toll announcement 'reckless'

It added: "Just a few weeks ago, the B.C. Liberals showed their support for the New Democrat policy, mimicking the policy in their own Throne Speech - deemed the " Clone Speech " for their adoption of numerous New Democrat commitments". It costs $3.15 for each vehicle, SUV, and pickup truck to cross Port Mann Bridge. Removing the tolls on both bridges will mean that taxpayers will have to pay $ 132 million this year to make up the shortage in revenue.

Business VW engineer sentence for role in emissions fraud
Author: 0 VW engineer sentence for role in emissions fraud

A Volkswagen engineer was sentenced to 40 months imprisonment and will pay a $200,000 fine for participating in the German auto giant's emissions-cheating deception after cooperating with US prosecutors in their criminal investigation of the yearslong conspiracy to defraud government officials and customers.

Business Gold dips slightly in Asia as market geared for Jackson Hole speeches
Author: 0 Gold dips slightly in Asia as market geared for Jackson Hole speeches

New York-time on Friday, followed by a 3 p.m. address by European Central Bank President Mario Draghi. There have been only six other instances this year when yields have climbed more than 10 bps in a week. Neither is expected to announce policy messages, but their comments may provide clues as to the pace of interest rate hikes. Is the weakness seen in the dollar this year finally coming to an end? France's CAC 40 index traded up 12.91 points or 0.25 percent to 5,126.03.

Business Newspaper: Study calls for incentives to boost coal, nuclear power generation
Author: 0 Newspaper: Study calls for incentives to boost coal, nuclear power generation

Energy Secretary Rick Perry ordered the agency to research the reliability of the USA power grid in April. A draft of the Department of Energy report, reviewed by Reuters in July, had concluded that the growth of renewable power, including wind and solar, had not harmed the reliability of the US electricity grid - and that significant increases in renewable power generation remained possible.

Author: 0 Estee Lauder Companies, Inc. (T (EL) Saw a 52-Week High

July 10 investment analysts at Bank of America left the company rating at "Buy" but raised the price target from $83.00 to $105.00. Deutsche Bank AG lowered their price target on shares of Estee Lauder Companies, Inc. The shares were sold at an average price of $105.41, for a total value of $4,430,593.12. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which can be accessed through the SEC website .