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Business Olive Garden brings back pasta pass, on sale Thursday
Author: 0 Olive Garden brings back pasta pass, on sale Thursday

The pass lets people eat as much unlimited pasta, sauces, toppings, soup or salads as they want for eight weeks for $100. Plus, this year, 50 customers will also have the chance to buy a " Pasta Passport to Italy ". The new pass, which retails for $200, includes the two months of unlimited pasta as well as airfare, meals, hotel stays and daily activities for them and a friend for trip in Italy through Siena, Florence, Assisi, Rome, Vatican City and Pisa.

Business Were Analysts Bearish Turquoise Hill Resources Ltd (TSE:TRQ) This Week?
Author: 0 Were Analysts Bearish Turquoise Hill Resources Ltd (TSE:TRQ) This Week?

About shares traded. Turquoise Hill Resources Ltd (NYSE:TRQ) has declined 2.47% since September 7, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 19.17% the S&P500. Short shares increased 1,090,582 over that timeframe. State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement Systems invested in 0.05% or 126,009 shares.

Business Drilling Down Into Wells Fargo & Company
Author: 0 Drilling Down Into Wells Fargo & Company

Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC) recently ticked higher on weak volume. Its shares rose 1.1 percent to $51.24 on Tuesday. Wells Fargo & (NYSE:WFC) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Friday, July 14th. Eagle Glob Advisors Ltd Liability Com has 0.18% invested in Wells Fargo & Co (NYSE:WFC). Tradewinds Cap Mgmt Limited Liability Corporation has 0.14% invested in 3M Co (NYSE:MMM) for 1,219 shares.

Business API: US crude oil stocks rise 6.2 mln bbls in week
Author: 0 API: US crude oil stocks rise 6.2 mln bbls in week

XAutoplay: On | OffThe five-year average is a key benchmark for OPEC, as it considers extending its production deal with non-OPEC members like Russian Federation. OPEC cut its output in January 2017 by 1.8 million bpd to help inventories return to a 5-year average and prop up prices. Compliance levels in August hit 82 per cent compared with 75 per cent.

Business UK Lawmakers Back Brexit Bill Transposing EU Laws
Author: 0 UK Lawmakers Back Brexit Bill Transposing EU Laws

It will repeal the 1972 act taking Britain into the European Economic Community and convert EU law into United Kingdom law. The bill was prompted by mounting concern that Britain could fail to reach at least a transitional trade deal with the European Union before its scheduled departure from the bloc less than two years from now, Reuters reported.

Business North Korea sanctions 'nothing compared to what ultimately will have to happen'
Author: 0 North Korea sanctions 'nothing compared to what ultimately will have to happen'

In one example, a North Korean ship registered in St. Kitts and Nevis was said to have sailed from China to North Korea, turning off its transponder to hide its location as it loaded coal. Russian Federation and China are pushing for talks with North Korea, but the US rejects their proposal for a freeze on Pyongyang's missile and nuclear tests in exchange for a suspension of US-South Korean military drills.

Business United Kingdom watchdog issues warning on ICO cryptocurrency tokens
Author: 0 United Kingdom watchdog issues warning on ICO cryptocurrency tokens

ICOs are a mix between "crowd-funding" and "crypto-currencies", allowing issuers to raise funds - in the form of actual crypt-currencies such as Bitcoins or Ether - digitally from the public using in exchange for tokens or vouchers which either concede a share in the issuer, a right to services from the issuer or, sometimes, apparently nothing at all.

Business USDA raises corn, soy harvest outlooks, surprising markets
Author: 0 USDA raises corn, soy harvest outlooks, surprising markets

United States corn production in the 2017/18 crop year will total 14.185 billion bushels, based on an average yield of 169.9 bushels per acre, USDA said in the report. About 5% of the US corn crop was harvested as of Sunday, just behind the prior five-year average of 6%, according to the Department of Agriculture.

Business EasyJet goes global with new connections service
Author: 0 EasyJet goes global with new connections service

Customers will also be able to book connecting easyJet flights as well as the GatwickConnects service in one transaction, rather than three separate ones as is needed now. Passengers taking connecting flights via London Gatwick - such as those travelling from Aberdeen to NY - will be able to book the entire trip on easyJet's website.

Business Star Wars: Episode IX to be directed by JJ Abrams
Author: 0 Star Wars: Episode IX to be directed by JJ Abrams

Everybody wants to be in a Star Wars movie, but there are only so many chosen ones and Jedi masters to be found in a galaxy far, far away. It's nearly as if, like Emperor Palpatine himself, Lucasfilm's overconfidence is their weakness. Apart from directing, Abrams will also co-write the movie along with Chris Terrio. What infuriate some fans, very few are convinced by his film the real air of a remake of Star Wars Episode IV .

Author: 0 Comparing Murphy Oil Corporation (MUR) and EOG Resources, Inc. (EOG)

Arrow Financial Corp increased its stake in Kroger Co (KR) by 41.83% based on its latest 2016Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Paradigm Asset Mngmt Llc reported 88,501 shares. Barclays Capital maintained it with "Underweight" rating and $38 target in Friday, August 4 report. The rating was maintained by Goldman Sachs on Thursday, May 12 with "Neutral".

Business Texas accuses 3 of price gouging
Author: 0 Texas accuses 3 of price gouging

Bains Brothers , owners of Texaco-branded gas stations in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. The AG's Office filed suit against the gas station owner for the gouging reported to them. "We are working with the Attorney General's office to investigate these complaints", the statement read. It's even better when they show the specific location.

Author: 0 Oil market in 'bearish shock' over Harvey, Irma, Goldman says

U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) rose 40 cents, or around 0.9%, to $47.88 a barrel by 3:10AM ET (0710GMT). Igor Sechin , the head of Russian oil producer Rosneft, said a decline in the value of the USA dollar was having a greater market impact than the effort by the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries to balance the market with coordinated production declines.

Business Western Digital set to buy Toshiba's chip business
Author: 0 Western Digital set to buy Toshiba's chip business

In addition to the Bain and Western Digital bids, Toshiba has said it was also considering a bid led by Taiwan's Hon Hai Precision Industry Co ( 2317.TW ), also known as Foxconn. No financial terms were provided by the unit has attracted bids in the region of $18 billion US dollars, according to previous reports. READ NEXT : Bitcoin plummets on news China may ban cryptocurrency exchanges Western Digital's interest in the business has attracted attention from external quarters.

Business How major United States stock market indexes fared Monday
Author: 0 How major United States stock market indexes fared Monday

The S&P 500 Index and the Dow are both on track for their largest gains in six months, according to data from FactSet. The Dow Jones Industrials raced ahead 259.58 points, or 1.2%, to 22,057.37, with Goldman Sachs, Apple , 3M and insurer Travelers Cos.

Business Grand welcome awaits Japan PM Abe today
Author: 0 Grand welcome awaits Japan PM Abe today

With capacity to accommodate 750 people, it is expected to reduce travel time between the two cities from seven to roughly three hours. Construction is set to begin later this week. " Cooperation in civil nuclear energy and in defence are two domains that portend the future direction of our ties ", said Foreign Secretary S. Jaishankar at the India- Japan Colloquium that took place in New Delhi last Friday.

Business South Korea to use 'frankenmissile' to blow up North Korea's underground bases
Author: 0 South Korea to use 'frankenmissile' to blow up North Korea's underground bases

Moon's government has been forced to harden its stance against the North after the communist state conducted several missile tests and a nuclear blast in recent weeks. An official in rural Seonju said Thursday that 38 people, including six police officers, were injured in the clashes. "We wish to not only import gas from Russian Federation but also take part in joint energy development projects", he said.

Business India's retail inflation rises to 3.36 percent in August
Author: 0 India's retail inflation rises to 3.36 percent in August

On a monthly basis, inflation rose by 0.6% after a -0.1% reading in July. Analysts polled by Reuters had expected CPI inflation would edge up to 3.20 percent, compared with 2.36 percent in July. It had declined by (-) 0.1 per cent during June this year. Food inflation has turned positive. "Rising prices for clothing and motor fuels were the main contributors to the increase in the rate between July and August", the ONS said.

Business Irma 'most likely' will hit Tampa as a Category 1 hurricane
Author: 0 Irma 'most likely' will hit Tampa as a Category 1 hurricane

Few parts of the peninsula were spared the hurricane's enormous reach - though many places escaped the worst-case scenario. In Naples, near where Irma made its second landfall in southwest Florida after initially striking the Keys, winds reached as high as 142 miles per hour.

Business AbbVie Inc. (NYSE:ABBV) Stake Raised by Trexquant Investment LP
Author: 0 AbbVie Inc. (NYSE:ABBV) Stake Raised by Trexquant Investment LP

Societe Generale has upgraded AbbVie Inc (NYSE:ABBV) to Buy in a statement released on 6/22/2017. It has underperformed by 6.07% the S&P500. WealthTrust Axiom LLC grew its position in shares of AbbVie by 0.3% in the second quarter. The average 1-year price target among analysts that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is $80.66. The stock has "Sector Perform" rating by RBC Capital Markets on Thursday, February 4.

Business US Issues Guidelines on Self-Driving Cars
Author: 0 US Issues Guidelines on Self-Driving Cars

Last fall the Obama administration released voluntary guidelines for automated vehicles requiring automakers to follow specific safety assessments before putting test vehicles on the road. Chao said self-driving cars could help the blind and disabled and dramatically reduce crashes. Since the new guidelines are policy, not law, they don't legally change what the state and federal government and vehicle developers can do, said Bryant Walker Smith, a law professor at the University of SC who ...

Business Gillibrand, Collins unveil new proposal to block Trump's military transgender ban
Author: 0 Gillibrand, Collins unveil new proposal to block Trump's military transgender ban

Trump left the question of trans folks already serving to Defense Secretary Mattis - but Gillibrand and Collins want to make sure he doesn't enforce a total ban of trans soldiers, as Trump first proposed . This review includes the future of now serving openly transgender troops who may have disclosed their gender dysphoria to the Defense Department after former President Barack Obama past year rescinded the ban on openly transgender people serving.

Business Enormous blob of fat blocking London sewer
Author: 0 Enormous blob of fat blocking London sewer

It's taking a lot of manpower and machinery to remove as... "When it comes to preventing fatbergs, everyone has a role to play", said Rimmer, in the company's statement . Parking bays have had to be cordon off while engineers get access to the sewer beneath the surface. Thames water has launched a campaign to encourage residents to dispose of wet wipes in bins rather than flushing them down the toilet and have met with food outlets to discuss how to properly dispose of fat.

Business Jamie Dimon: Bitcoin Is a 'Fraud'
Author: 0 Jamie Dimon: Bitcoin Is a 'Fraud'

The bank chief said he wouldn't short bitcoin because there's no telling how high it will go before it collapses. If a JPMorgan trader began trading in bitcoin, he said, "I'd fire them in a second". He expects that the bottom will eventually drop out of bitcoin. "Earlier that day, Dimon said that Bitcoin could perhaps reach "$20,000". "Like it or not, people want exposure to bitcoin", Tilly said.

Business NDP budget hikes taxes on rich to pay for social spending
Author: 0 NDP budget hikes taxes on rich to pay for social spending

She said the government will spend $208 million to build 1,700 affordable rental housing units and $291 million to build 2,000 modular housing units for homeless people. James acknowledged the government's plan for a universal, $10-a-day child-care program and its promised $400 subsidy for renters are now in planning stages and may be more fully addressed in the government's budget this February.

Business Tesla's semi-autonomous system contributed to deadly crash
Author: 0 Tesla's semi-autonomous system contributed to deadly crash

Although that system works like most other adaptive cruise control and lane keeping "Level 2" semi-autonomous driving systems offered by other OEMs, Tesla's Autopilot differs in that it allowed the driver to go much, much longer without interacting with the vehicle.

Business Nordstrom stock falls after inventory-free store plan
Author: 0 Nordstrom stock falls after inventory-free store plan

They can also get a manicure or have clothes tailored. The effort is part of a trend by traditional department stores and malls as they cut costs, shutter stores and try to stay relevant and competitive as their customers increasingly go online to buy things.

Business Indian automakers across segments post strong sales in August
Author: 0 Indian automakers across segments post strong sales in August

As per the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers ( SIAM ) data, 198,811 passenger cars were sold in August 2017 compared to 177,829 units sold in August 2016. Earlier this month, the government notified hike in GST cess on a range of cars to a maximum of 25 per cent, from earlier 15 per cent. "The effects of demonetisation have completely waned and rural markets are coming back on the growth track".

Business Rain warning across southern Scotland
Author: 0 Rain warning across southern Scotland

Storm Aileen will bring strong winds to central parts of the country following a period of low pressure. The Met Office has issued three yellow weather alerts warning of strong gusts on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday next week. The warning will remain in place from 3pm tomorrow until midnight. Temperatures are also set to plummet today with highs of 17C dashing any hopes of an Indian Summer.

Business Malaysia is not a failed state, says PM
Author: 0 Malaysia is not a failed state, says PM

Previous reports said that following the one-on-one meeting the two would be joined by U.S. vice president Mike Pence, state secretary Rex Tillerson and other senior White House leaders. Observers have noted that the line-up reflected the significance accorded by Washington under the Trump administration to the meeting in terms of opening a new chapter in its ties with Malaysia, a multicultural and multireligious nation of some 30 million people in vibrant Southeast Asia.

Business Audi Will Answer Our Wishes and Build a Rear-Wheel Drive R8
Author: 0 Audi Will Answer Our Wishes and Build a Rear-Wheel Drive R8

The R8 V10 RWS - which stands for Rear Wheel Series - is the first rear-wheel drive R8 produced. "Would a rear-wheel drive Audi defeat the entire goal of an Audi ?" By comparison, the 3,616-lb. Design changes include a matt black grille and matt black air apertures at the front and rear of the vehicle. The upper sideblade comes in gloss black while the lower portion is the same color as the rest of the bodywork.

Business Middle-Class Americans Made More In 2016 Than Ever In US History
Author: 0 Middle-Class Americans Made More In 2016 Than Ever In US History

Census Bureau said Tuesday. While that is an improvement, it still leaves 40.6 million Americans in poverty. The poverty rate dropped to 12.7 percent in 2016 from 13.5 percent in 2015. A last reading was on the gender gap, the difference between what men earn and what women earn. It's the second consecutive year the US has seen an increase.

Business Treasury Secretary Mnuchin calls Equifax breach 'unfortunate'
Author: 0 Treasury Secretary Mnuchin calls Equifax breach 'unfortunate'

At a CNBC "Delivering Alpha" event, Mnuchin said the Trump White House was "super focused" on reform, particularly now that a deal to fund the government through December was made last week. "This is the most important issue for the American economy", he said. "The good news is we have over 100 people at Treasury working on this", Mr.

Business United Kingdom says is 'vitally important' Boeing and Bombardier dispute is settled
Author: 0 United Kingdom says is 'vitally important' Boeing and Bombardier dispute is settled

President Donald Trump in a call earlier this month. The US-based International Trade Commission is set to make an initial ruling on the case later this month. The wings for the CSeries are made at Bombardier's Belfast plant. May had a phone call with Trump last week in which she pleaded with the President to intervene in a legal battle between two rival aircraft manufacturers which threatens to destroy thousands of jobs in Northern Ireland.

Business Which Analysts Are Watching Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALXN)?
Author: 0 Which Analysts Are Watching Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALXN)?

Alexion also plans to relocate its headquarters from New Haven, Conn.to Boston, joining General Electric Co. and Aetna Inc. announcing plans to move its headquarters out of the state in recent years. (NASDAQ:ALXN) for 276,183 shares. (NASDAQ:ALXN) shares were bought by HANTSON LUDWIG. At that time, Alexion became a recipient of Gov. Dannel Malloy's "First Five" initiative plan for companies to bring 200 jobs or more to the state.

Business 5.6M without power as Irma batters Florida
Author: 0 5.6M without power as Irma batters Florida

But the focus isn't exclusively on restoring electrical grids: many others are hunkering down for the floodwaters coming in on the back end of Irma's rage. The US military was deploying air search and rescue missions as well as two amphibious warships in addition to the aircraft carrier the USS Abraham Lincoln which arrived there Sunday night.

Business Bradley intends to refer Fox takeover of Sky to competition regulator
Author: 0 Bradley intends to refer Fox takeover of Sky to competition regulator

Following Ofcom's assessment, Bradley had in June said she would look to refer the deal to the CMA on media plurality but not broadcasting standards. The Murdoch family and 21st Century Fox have faced considerable opposition to the Sky deal in the UK. "These are matters the CMA may wish to consider in the event of a referral".

Business What's in Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd (ADR) (TEVA) After Today's Significant Increase?
Author: 0 What's in Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd (ADR) (TEVA) After Today's Significant Increase?

Morgan Stanley lowered the price target and downgraded the stock on August 7 changing the price target from $42.00 to $16.00 and moving the rating from "Equal-Weight" to "Underweight". The original version of this piece can be read at https://baseballnewssource.com/markets/jmp-securities-boosts-teva-pharmaceutical-industries-limited-teva-price-target-to-14-00/1615512.html.

Business Pilot action forces Air Berlin cancellations
Author: 0 Pilot action forces Air Berlin cancellations

Air Berlin filed for bankruptcy on August 15 after losing support of its former shareholder, nited Arab Emirates' Etihad Airways. Potential investors have until September 15 to submit binding offers for the German airline. Air Berlin received a transitional loan of €150 million from the German government. Iffert said in the memo seen by Reuters that this was because a leasing company will no longer provide Air Berlin with 10 long-haul planes.

Business Mercedes-Benz EQA: compact EV provides further insight into new sub-brand
Author: 0 Mercedes-Benz EQA: compact EV provides further insight into new sub-brand

Mercedes-Benz says intelligent interplay between battery and fuel cell , along with short refuelling times, will in future make the GLC F-CELL a vehicle of high everyday practicality and also suitable for long-distance motoring. The new hybrid is part of the company's EQ electric-only line-up. The automaker at one point was prepared to launch a fuel cell vehicle on the market as early as 2014, following positive results from a trial fleet of fuel cell-equipped B-Class minivans launched in ...

Business Sheriff warns against people 'shooting' Hurricane Irma
Author: 0 Sheriff warns against people 'shooting' Hurricane Irma

Just in case some people didn't understand the joke, the Pasco County Sheriff's Office tweeted late Saturday: "DO NOT shoot weapons @ (hashtag) Irma". The U.S. National Hurricane Center in Miami said the center of the massive hurricane made landfall on Cudjoe Key in the lower Florida Keys at 9:10 a.m.

Business Long Island weather: Sunny but high rip current risk
Author: 0 Long Island weather: Sunny but high rip current risk

The string of handsome days is coming to a close as the remnants of Hurricane Irma move in. Today will be partly to mostly cloudy with mild highs in the mid-70s. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible. Friday A chance of showers. Chance of precipitation is 50%. At night, temperatures are expected to fall to the mid-60s.

Business What to expect ahead of the Bank of England's September policy meeting
Author: 0 What to expect ahead of the Bank of England's September policy meeting

CPI picked up 0.6% month-on-month in August, the Office for National Statistics announced, after the 0.1% decline in July, even more than the 0.5% rise economists had predicted. Now all eyes will be on the outcome of the September MPC meeting and whether more than two of the nine members will vote for a rise in rates. Short sterling interest rate futures inched downwards, pricing in a marginally higher outlook for BoE rates, while London's FTSE 100 fell slightly as the gains for the pound ...

Business Oil ends higher as market assesses Irma's demand impact
Author: 0 Oil ends higher as market assesses Irma's demand impact

Hedge funds and other money managers raised their bullish bets on U.S. crude futures and options positions in the week to September 5, reversing course from the previous week as Hurricane Harvey battered the Gulf Coast and hit production from a key shale formation, the U.S.

Business Tata Steel UK Pension Scheme Separates From Firm
Author: 0 Tata Steel UK Pension Scheme Separates From Firm

Hiesinger favours a steel joint venture, saying this is the best option to eliminate overcapacities in the volatile steel sector but drawing opposition from labour representatives, who fear thousands of job cuts. As part of the deal, the BSPS received £550m from Tata Steel and a 33 per cent equity stake in Tata's United Kingdom steel operations. The BSPS had been the major hurdle to future plans for Tata Steel in the United Kingdom and the latest move had been welcomed by workers' unions who ...

Business MPs, 98 MLAs under IT lens for undeclared assets
Author: 0 MPs, 98 MLAs under IT lens for undeclared assets

The court had, however, allowed it to submit the names in a sealed cover if they could not be made public. The I-T probe has revealed that there had been "huge" increases in the Lok Sabha MPs' assets and "substantial" increases in MLAs' assets.