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Business Nestle acquires Blue Bottle Coffee
Author: 0 Nestle acquires Blue Bottle Coffee

The company is under pressure from upstarts to retain its status as the world's biggest coffee seller. The National Coffee Association USA estimates that of the $48 billion US retail coffee market, about 55% of the spend will go to specialty coffee in 2017.

Business Brazil's top court refuses to remove prosecutor from Temer probe
Author: 0 Brazil's top court refuses to remove prosecutor from Temer probe

In a statement posted on its website, Temer's office dismissed the charges as "absurd" and said they were an attempt by the attorney general to "cover his own faults". This week, their lawyers called those charges "unjust". Temer has repeatedly denied wrongdoing. Brazilian politicians just can not seem to get out of their own way when it comes to corruption.

Business Google Hit With Gender Pay Discrimination Lawsuit
Author: 0 Google Hit With Gender Pay Discrimination Lawsuit

According to the lawsuit , "Google has discriminated and continues to discriminate against its female employees by systematically paying them lower compensation than Google pays to male employees performing substantially similar under similar working conditions".

Business Oracle Corp. Reports 14% Gain In Q1 Earnings
Author: 0 Oracle Corp. Reports 14% Gain In Q1 Earnings

Tracking the stock price in relation to moving averages as well as highs and lows for the year might assist with evaluating future stock performance . The stock was sold at an average price of $50.69, for a total transaction of $7,603,500.00. The stock had a trading volume of 10,062,162 shares. Following the completion of the sale, the director now owns 63,985 shares in the company, valued at approximately $3,183,253.75.

Author: 0 Hyperloop One Routes 10 Possible Paths; Is One Near You?

The next step is for Hyperloop One, CDOT and AECOM to form a public-private partnership to study the feasability of a Front Range hyperloop route from Cheyenne to Pueblo, CDOT said in an announcement today, adding that the study would cost between $500,000 and a million dollars - shared equally between CDOT and Hyperloop One.

Business Paul Ryan won't commit to a revenue-neutral tax plan
Author: 0 Paul Ryan won't commit to a revenue-neutral tax plan

Conservatives are waiting anxiously for those tax reform details. And while I'm all for candidates having detailed understandings of major issues, it's pretty easy in this case to cut the Wisconsin Democrat some slack - because the GOP tax plan he's unfamiliar with doesn't yet exist.

Author: 0 Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (WBA), Western Digital Corporation (WDC)

Griffin Asset Management Inc. bought a new stake in shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance during the 2nd quarter worth $6,730,000. 5 year sales growth rate is an important factor for valuation analysis, the industry's and the sector's growth for next 5 years ticked at -3.18 and -8.48 respectively.

Author: 0 Array BioPharma shares slide on secondary offering announcement

Let's take an assessment at how Array BioPharma Inc . ( ARRY ). These ratios are important while doing valuation of the company or the shares of the company. Array BioPharma had a negative return on equity of 1,187.18% and a negative net margin of 77.44%. In early Thursday trading, shares in Array ( Nasdaq: ARRY ) were falling, down more than 6 percent, dropping 68 cents to $9.85.

Author: 0 Today's Brokerage Rating: McDermott International, Inc. (MDR), Magellan Midstream Partners, LP (MMP)

It is down 7.54% since September 14, 2016 and is uptrending. Investors may be looking to compare the current stock price of Antero Midstream Partners LP (AM) to some of its moving averages. The Illinois-based Hightower Advsr Ltd Liability Corp has invested 0.09% in EQT Midstream Partners LP (NYSE:EQM). (NYSE:ATR), might be interested in the Gross Margin Score of the company.

Business Facebook Is Paying Millions For A Marshawn Lynch Reality Show
Author: 0 Facebook Is Paying Millions For A Marshawn Lynch Reality Show

Facebook will pay Bleacher Report millions of dollars for Lynch's reality show, which reportedly is titled " No Script ". However, Brown declined to reveal just how much Facebook is paying Bleacher Report for the show. And you know that Lynch's daily life differs greatly from the daily life of most people. The first episode of No Script will feature Lynch taking race vehicle driving lessons and will see him ultimately ruining the tires of the auto.

Business Ford behind seat suit, driverless van testing in Virginia
Author: 0 Ford behind seat suit, driverless van testing in Virginia

It was later revealed that the van was driven by a man dressed as a vehicle seat, which only added to the confusion. The experiment was conducted on public roads in northern Virginia throughout August, according to Ford. The unusual vehicle was quickly identified as part of a project by the Virginia Tech Transportation Institute, although the vehicle company was still unknown.

Business Middle-class Americans made more money in 2016 than ever before
Author: 0 Middle-class Americans made more money in 2016 than ever before

Census Bureau , putting 12.7 percent of Americans under the poverty line. Women earned 80% of male pay on average previous year, up almost a percentage point and the first statistically significant increase since 2007. They did say that increased employment is driving these numbers. While the poverty rate inside metropolitan areas declined by 0.8 percentage points, it did not significantly change in rural areas.

Business Should we be anxious about Hurricane Jose?
Author: 0 Should we be anxious about Hurricane Jose?

The National Hurricane Center (NHC) continues to monitor closely Hurricane Jose that is located in the Western Atlantic Ocean. The SVWX aggregated storm track model has brought together different possible tracks and shows that Hurricane Jose is likely to curve away from America and out to sea.

Author: 0 The iPhone X's delayed launch is pounding Apple's stock

Emojis are also taking a step forward with the introduction of animated emojis, which will debut with the iPhone X and work with Apple Messages. A series of updates and launches were announced during the two-hour long annual iPhone event, the most notable of which was the much-anticipated iPhone X .

Business India's WPI inflation hits four-month high in August
Author: 0 India's WPI inflation hits four-month high in August

The index for "Manufacture of Wearing Apparel" sub-group rose by 0.4 per cent to 136.5 in August, 2017 from 136.0 for the previous month due to higher price of manufacture of knitted and crocheted apparel (4 per cent). Also the fuel and power category in the WPI registered an overall increase of 0.9 per cent making it to 892 as compared to the 88.4 WPI for the previous month.

Business Air Force Awards Design Contract for New Presidential Aircraft
Author: 0 Air Force Awards Design Contract for New Presidential Aircraft

The Air Force announced in August that it purchased two commercial Boeing 747 jetliners to be transformed into the new Air Force One planes. The entire preliminary design effort will keep a focus on affordability. Duke Richardson, the service's Presidential Airlift Recapitalization (PAR) program executive officer. They have also joined forces on a follow-on contract modification, referred to as the Engineering and Manufacturing Development contract modification, which will continue the ...

Business AMC Entertainment Holdings' (AMC)
Author: 0 AMC Entertainment Holdings' (AMC) "Buy" Rating Reiterated at Citigroup Inc

Several other research analysts have also recently commented on AMC. AMC Entertainment Holdings (NYSE:AMC) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Friday, August 4th. As per Wednesday, September 14, the company rating was maintained by Macquarie Research. The company declared a dividend for shareholders to be paid on Monday the 25th of September 2017.

Business Stavely Minerals Ltd (SVY.AX): SuperTrend Above Stock Price
Author: 0 Stavely Minerals Ltd (SVY.AX): SuperTrend Above Stock Price

As per Thursday, February 11, the company rating was downgraded by Bank of America. The firm has "Underperform" rating by BNP Paribas given on Tuesday, July 18. Ameriprise Financial Incorporated accumulated 0.08% or 3.41 million shares. Janus Capital Management LLC now owns 696,253 shares worth $21,681,000. They presently have a GBX 610 ($7.88) price objective on the stock.

Business Elon Musk sets date for all-electric Tesla Semi reveal
Author: 0 Elon Musk sets date for all-electric Tesla Semi reveal

Musk said the reveal of the vehicle and test drives will take place in California on 26 October. Musk doesn't say why the reveal is tentative, which is generally par for the course with Tesla announcements. We know a little about this electric freight truck . These vehicles, in turn, would be powered by a hybrid system of integrated solar and electric batteries.

Business Oil rises to five-week high as outlook for demand brightens
Author: 0 Oil rises to five-week high as outlook for demand brightens

Distillate stocks fell by 3.2 million barrels, the data showed. Analysts attributed the fall to a weak trend in overseas markets and profit-booking by speculators after recent gains. USA gasoline stocks slumped 8.4 million barrels, the largest one-week decline since the EIA started recording the data in 1990, while distillate stocks fell 3.2 million barrels.

Business Jane Austen £10 note launches: Could your tenner be worth thousands?
Author: 0 Jane Austen £10 note launches: Could your tenner be worth thousands?

It is wonderful to see the inspirational author Jane Austen celebrated on the new £10, and even more poignant being launched during the 200th anniversary of her death. Why is there a new £10 note? There is a third woman represented, albeit only by handwriting, in the form of BOE Chief Cashier Victoria Cleland's signature.

Business NI housing market 'buoyant in August'
Author: 0 NI housing market 'buoyant in August'

The latest RICS (Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors) and Ulster Bank housing report shows 51% more surveyors quizzed said prices had risen here in the last three months. The August survey contained an additional question to ascertain whether respondents, in the light of policy changes, felt more landlords would enter or exit the market going forward.

Business Musk plans to unveil Tesla semi-truck in October
Author: 0 Musk plans to unveil Tesla semi-truck in October

Previously, Musk had stated that the semi-truck would be unveiled in September . The revised date from Musk comes as Tesla gears up to expand in a highly competitive area of the automotive sector. He first teased the prospect of the semi-truck - as well as a smaller minibus - in his "master plan" that was released in July 2016. The goal of the plan was to eventually build up a grand sustainable energy ecosystem for the widespread use of electric semi-trucks, pickups, buses and other ...

Business United Kingdom pay growth weak; easing strain on Bank of England
Author: 0 United Kingdom pay growth weak; easing strain on Bank of England

INFLATION ROSE unexpectedly to 2.9 per cent in August, as the slump in sterling since the Brexit vote continued to have a powerful impact on domestic United Kingdom prices. But a rebound in the price of oil also had an impact, pushing up fuel prices. Airfares saw smaller hikes between July and August at 10.9 per cent, compared to a 14.4 per cent monthly jump in 2016.

Author: 0 Shares Trading down at $15.92 (MNR) Monmouth Real Estate Investment…

As per Friday, October 2, the company rating was reinitiated by TD Securities. The rating was maintained by Jefferies on Friday, July 7 with "Hold". Graham Wilkes Jackson sold $29,187 worth of stock. KKR manages investments across multiple asset classes, including private equity, real estate, energy, infrastructure, credit and hedge funds.

Business Hurricane Irma Destroyed 25% of Homes in Florida Keys, FEMA Estimates
Author: 0 Hurricane Irma Destroyed 25% of Homes in Florida Keys, FEMA Estimates

Authorities say some parts of the Florida Keys may be inaccessible for weeks. Officials on Tuesday allowed for residents from Key Largo, Tavernier and Islamorada to return home and assess the damage to their homes, according to ABC. Sine said a high surf and an increased risk of rip currents this weekend are likely impacts of Jose. A 55-year-old man died Monday in Tampa , Florida, while using a chainsaw in a tree during storm cleanup, the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office said.

Business U.S. will 'suffer greatest pain' over sanctions
Author: 0 U.S. will 'suffer greatest pain' over sanctions

According to Reuters, North Korea said that it would strive to counterbalance the threat posed by its rival the United States , to keep the peace and stability in the Korean Peninsula. Marshall Billingslea, US assistant treasury secretary, acknowledged at the hearing he had not seen sufficient evidence that past sanctions were effective, but defended the administration's strategy.

Business Trump Blocks Chinese Takeover of US Computer Chip Company
Author: 0 Trump Blocks Chinese Takeover of US Computer Chip Company

Mnuchin said Trump blocked the deal due to unavoidable concerns about "the potential transfer of intellectual property to the foreign acquirer, the Chinese government's role in supporting this transaction, the importance of semiconductor supply chain integrity to the USA government, and the use of Lattice products by the US government".

Business Oil prices decline as United States crude stocks soar
Author: 0 Oil prices decline as United States crude stocks soar

Oct. WTI climbed $1.07, or 2.2%, to settle at $49.30/bbl, the highest in five weeks. Brent for October settlement added 0.8 percent to $52.81 a barrel on the London-based ICE Futures Europe exchange. "Following the price noises from the hurricanes in the U.S. Gulf", oil markets are showing underlying strength, said Bjarne Schieldrop, chief commodities analyst at SEB AB in Oslo.

Business Analyst's Rankings to Lookout: Chesapeake Energy Corporation (CHK), Whiting Petroleum Corporation (WLL)
Author: 0 Analyst's Rankings to Lookout: Chesapeake Energy Corporation (CHK), Whiting Petroleum Corporation (WLL)

BMO Capital Markets reissued a "hold" recommendation and given a $3.00 price objective on the stock of Chesapeake Energy Corporation in a study note on early Tue, Jun 27th. As per Wednesday, May 4, the company rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley. On June 21 the company was rated "Underperform" by Macquarie which is down from the previous "Neutral" rating.

Business NB Has Lowest Median Income in Canada, Say Latest Census Figures
Author: 0 NB Has Lowest Median Income in Canada, Say Latest Census Figures

Petawawa was second in the provincial ranking at $86,048 and Oshawa was third at $85,697. Nikkie Edwards and her boyfriend make about $31,000 a year, a sum that leaves them below the poverty line as defined by Statistics Canada - and in the company of another 4.8 million people, according to the latest census numbers released Wednesday.

Business Food prices drive up retail inflation to 3.36 per cent in August
Author: 0 Food prices drive up retail inflation to 3.36 per cent in August

In the last month, July, the retail inflation was chiefly driven by hardening of prices in sugar and confectionery items, pan, tobacco, and intoxicants. The CPI based inflation stood at 2.36 per cent in July. "August's reading is likely to frustrate that notion, with a small tick-up expected". Goods prices in general are up 3.1% on a year ago, the biggest annual rise since the spring of 2012.

Business Financials lead Wall Street to record high
Author: 0 Financials lead Wall Street to record high

Nordstrom Inc. (JWN) surged 5.4% a day after a report the retailer was taking steps to go private . US stocks opened slightly lower on Wednesday, as investors found few catalysts to keep pushing shares higher with major indexes near record levels.

Business BMW Unveils New 2018 M8 GTE at International Motor Show
Author: 0 BMW Unveils New 2018 M8 GTE at International Motor Show

The all-new 8-Series is possibly one of BMW's most highly anticipated models to be launched along with the upcoming Z4 roadster. Its body was designed with help from a new algorithm that allowed for more fluid dynamics computations than ever, before the vehicle ever set foot in a wind tunnel, and a new 3D measurement system will allow BMW to precisely produce components for assembly.

Business Dawood Ibrahim's properties frozen by British authorities
Author: 0 Dawood Ibrahim's properties frozen by British authorities

Notably, his name appeared in the "Consolidated List of Financial Sanctions Targets" from the UK Treasury Department. He is recorded to have lived at: House No 37, 30th Street - Defence Housing Authority, Karachi, Pakistan; Noorabad, Karachi, Pakistan (Palatial bungalow in the hilly area); and White House, Near Saudi Mosque, Clifton, Karachi, Pakistan address on record until previous year - House no.29, Margalla Road, F 6/2 Street no.22, Karachi, Pakistan - is no longer part of the records.

Business Moon presses Putin over North Korea oil supplies
Author: 0 Moon presses Putin over North Korea oil supplies

The North Korean government has spoken about plans for an attack on U.S. military facilities in Guam. (STAND-UP) "As geopolitical tensions escalate in and around the Korean peninsula , South Korean President Moon Jae-in will continue to reach out for global support in solving the North Korea problem".

Business HTC's first Android One phone leaks
Author: 0 HTC's first Android One phone leaks

Based on a tweet by custom ROM developer and trusted tipster LlabTooFeR , HTC will release the smartphone with a stock build of Android O along with its Sense 9.0 user interface. This is the same thing that Xiaomi did for the Mi A1 , which was just a rebranded version of the Mi 5X. It's going to be a re-branded version of the middle-range HTC U11 Life which is expected to launch later this year.

Business About 5.8 million lose power from Irma: state and utilities
Author: 0 About 5.8 million lose power from Irma: state and utilities

The company updated technology - which Silagy says now allows it to pinpoint outages without customers needing to report them - and strengthened power lines and poles. This morning, Florida Power & Light tweeted that they are mobilizing the largest restoration workforce ever assembled in the company's history. "A lot of times, we come on these storms and people get really hostile as far as not really understanding why we can't just flip a light switch and make everything come back on", ...

Business United States formally requests UNSC vote on N Korea sanctions
Author: 0 United States formally requests UNSC vote on N Korea sanctions

The US had originally pushed for a strict oil embargo, as well as a freeze on the assets of North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un. Treasury Assistant Secretary for Terrorist Financing Marshall Billingslea credited China and Russia's support of the United Nations resolution but said both countries "must do much more " to implement and enforce the sanctions , in the face of Pyongyang's ability to evade restrictions that have been progressively tightened for a decade.

Business Opec to discuss extending oil cuts by more than 3 months
Author: 0 Opec to discuss extending oil cuts by more than 3 months

Data from the U.S. Energy Information Administration Wednesday showed that domestic crude supplies climbed by 5.9 million barrels for the week ended September 8. Even so, USA crude stockpiles are likely to build in the next few weeks as refiners try to catch up with the backlog of oil stranded during the storms of the past two weeks, analysts said.

Business Privacy Commissioner says priority given to examination of Equifax data hack
Author: 0 Privacy Commissioner says priority given to examination of Equifax data hack

Their information is likely now at large, and being bought and sold on the cybercrime underground. Doing so makes it easier to target individuals with phishing attacks, or to run scams such as filing fake tax returns in their name. Britain's data privacy watchdog, the Information Commissioner's Office, says it's investigating, and called on Equifax "to alert affected United Kingdom customers at the earliest opportunity".

Business Target Plans to Add Over 40% More Jobs This Holiday Season
Author: 0 Target Plans to Add Over 40% More Jobs This Holiday Season

Target announced Wednesday it's hiring 100,000 seasonal workers this holiday season, a 40% increase from previous year. Target also says it's hiring 4,500 workers for its distribution and fulfillment centers. Target will host hiring events at all its stores nationwide from Friday, October 13 to Sunday, October 15. Seasonal employees will get a 10% discount on all Target merchandise and a 20% "wellness discount" on fruits, vegetables, Simply Balanced foods and athletic gear.

Business The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) Shooting Higher to New Recent High
Author: 0 The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) Shooting Higher to New Recent High

Shares of The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) surged 0.43% to $46.72. Bluefin Trading Ltd Liability invested in 0.09% or 33,586 shares. The Coca-Cola Co (NYSE:KO) has declined 0.95% since September 12, 2016 and is downtrending. The company was maintained on Thursday, October 22 by UBS. Signaturefd Llc who had been investing in Coca Cola Co for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $199.28B market cap company.

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.