• Petition proposes 5p charge on plastic straws
Petition proposes 5p charge on plastic straws

He had told The Guardian: "If children knew what the effects are of using single-use plastic straws for drinking sodas, or whatever, they might reconsider and use paper straws or no straws at all". "We are going to choke on plastic if we don't do anything about this". It is the latest push by Taiwan to cut waste and pollution after introducing ...

Read more

  • Public media will resurrect Gothamist, LAist and DCist
Public media will resurrect Gothamist, LAist and DCist

In November Joe Ricketts , who founded the online stock brokerage TD Ameritrade and whose family also owns the Chicago Cubs, abruptly shut down the local news sites one week after staff in the NY bureau voted to unionize . "The reason that we're excited is because nonprofit media is the place that's still investing in local journalism in ways t...

Read more

  • Stocks blast higher to end the week as Treasury yields ease
Stocks blast higher to end the week as Treasury yields ease

Gains in those companies lifted the consumer-discretionary and information-technology sectors-the S&P 500's best performers this year. Blue Buffalo Pet Products (BUFF.O) jumped 17 per cent after General Mills (GIS.N) said it would buy the natural pet food maker for US$8 billion in cash.

Read more

  • Ofcom caps prices BT can charge rivals for use of fast broadband
Ofcom caps prices BT can charge rivals for use of fast broadband

BT's network division, Openreach - recently pledged to bring high-speed broadband to three million United Kingdom premises by the end of 2020 as part of its newly launched "fibre first" programme (see Openreach fibre first to "fire the starting pistol" on major infrastructure upgrade ).

Read more

  • Capital Management Acquired Stake in Anthera Pharmaceuticals Inc
Capital Management Acquired Stake in Anthera Pharmaceuticals Inc

There were 7 that closed positions and 19 reduced them. The forecast of 0 surveyed investment analysts covering the stock advises investors to Buy stake in the company. Currently, the stock carries a price to earnings ratio of 0, a price to book ratio of 0, and a price to sales ratio of 0.72. Today, Roth Capital initiated coverage on Anthera Ph...

Read more

  • Analyst EPS Estimates Coverage: Getty Realty Corp. (GTY)
Analyst EPS Estimates Coverage: Getty Realty Corp. (GTY)

Tarbox Group Inc who had been investing in Realty Income Corp Com for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $13.91 billion market cap company. Therefore 33% are positive. During the same period last year, the firm posted $0.33 earnings per share. equities analysts anticipate that Realty Income will post 2.99 EPS for the current fiscal ye...

Read more

  • Sensex Up Over 100 Points In Early Trade; Nifty Climbs Above 10400
Sensex Up Over 100 Points In Early Trade; Nifty Climbs Above 10400

The BSE Sensex recovered on Friday by 322.65 points to end the session on a postive note at 34,142.15 on the backof healthy buying in nearly all sectors led by Metals, Banking andHealthcare amidst positive cues from the Asian peers, The Nifty of National Stock Exchange (NSE) too rose by 108.35 points to 10,491.05.

Read more

  • Price Target Analysis Tesla Motors, Inc. (TSLA)
Price Target Analysis Tesla Motors, Inc. (TSLA)

This works out to a net increase in ownership of 2.38 million shares, and suggests that institutions are feeling bullish about the stock. About 4.25M shares traded. Legal General Grp Public Ltd reported 10.67 million shares or 1.37% of all its holdings. Cambridge Inv Rech Advsrs Inc has 0.08% invested in Tesla, Inc .

Read more

  • After Today's Big Increase, Is Rite Aid Corporation (RAD)'s Near-Term Analysis Positive?
After Today's Big Increase, Is Rite Aid Corporation (RAD)'s Near-Term Analysis Positive?

About 77.86 million shares traded or 181.13% up from the average. It has underperformed by 71.88% the S&P500.The move comes after 5 months negative chart setup for the $2.21 billion company. Therefore 37% are positive. Boeing had 103 analyst reports since August 26, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. (NASDAQ:TSLA) has "Buy" rating given on Tuesday, J...

Read more

  • Feathers fly as chicken shortage shuts KFCs across Britain
Feathers fly as chicken shortage shuts KFCs across Britain

It is now unknown when the poultry situation will be rectified. "And endless thanks to our KFC team members and our franchise partners for working tirelessly to improve the situation, It's been a hell of a week, but we're making progress, and every day more and more fresh chicken is being delivered to our restaurants".

Read more

  • General Mills buys high-end pet food company Blue Buffalo for $8B
General Mills buys high-end pet food company Blue Buffalo for $8B

Envestnet Asset Management Inc. now owns 6,462 shares of the company's stock worth $184,000 after acquiring an additional 2,494 shares in the last quarter. The investigation concerns whether the Blue Buffalo board failed to satisfy its duties to the Company shareholders, including whether the board adequately pursued alternatives to the acquisiti...

Read more

  • Locker room fall row: Bouchard testifies in US Dist Court
Locker room fall row: Bouchard testifies in US Dist Court

Bouchard, once ranked No. 5 in the world, slid steadily in the standings post-fall; she now is ranked 116th. She suffered concussion and had to withdraw from the Grand Slam tournament before her fourth round singles match against eventual runner-up Roberta Vinci of Italy.

Read more

  • Aer Lingus' profits rise on increased capacity
Aer Lingus' profits rise on increased capacity

IAG said that it expected to improve its unit costs excluding the price of fuel this year on a constant currency basis. "The turnaround in Vueling, following the challenges of 2016, has been particularly outstanding". Instead, rising costs in engineering (+4.2%), property & IT (+5.2%) and sales (+9.6%) reflected the impact of investment to help the...

Read more

  • Peugeot prepare to launch all-new 508 | New Release
Peugeot prepare to launch all-new 508 | New Release

The new Peugeot 508 is making its public debut at the Geneva Motor Show next month and will be available to order from the summer. Unfortunately Peugeot SA says there are no plans as yet to introduce the 508 to South Africa. The vehicle also has a new night vision capability to highlight hazards on dark roads. An "Amplify" feature allows the ...

Read more

  • BB&T ATM & phone service back in business after outage
BB&T ATM & phone service back in business after outage

The bank reported late Thursday night it identified the issue preventing customers from accessing their accounts and employees are working to fix the issue. Cybersecurity is not an issue, so customers can rest easy about their personal information being at risk. Thank you so much for your continued patience.

Read more

  • Stop using Instant Pot Gem 65 due to melting — ALERT
Stop using Instant Pot Gem 65 due to melting — ALERT

Due to this issue, the company is now working with the US Consumer Product Safety Commission. If you own this model and want to check the batch code, find the silver label on the underside of the multicooker. The batchcode is on the bottom right of the label. In its Facebook post , Instant Pot said it would provide customers with "update infor...

Read more

  • YouTube Apologizes for Shooting Conspiracy Video
YouTube Apologizes for Shooting Conspiracy Video

Some, meanwhile, have used Hogg's criticism about the Federal Bureau of Investigation , combined with the fact that his father is a former Federal Bureau of Investigation agent, to suggest some conspiracy aimed at hurting President Donald Trump .

Read more

  • Hot Stock Overview: Kinder Morgan, Inc. (NYSE:KMI)
Hot Stock Overview: Kinder Morgan, Inc. (NYSE:KMI)

Kinder Morgan, Inc. stock acknowledged attractive focus from Investors and it has been trading on front line. About 4.15 million shares traded. Kinder Morgan Inc ( NYSE:KMI ) opened at $16.75 on Thursday. The firm has "Buy" rating by Raymond James given on Friday, July 21. Among 5 analysts covering KemPharm ( NASDAQ:KMPH ), 5 have Buy rating, 0...

Read more

  • Companies Are Starting to Back Away From the Gun Industry and NRA
Companies Are Starting to Back Away From the Gun Industry and NRA

One of the world's largest vehicle rental companies is cutting ties with the National Rifle Association. The decision followed one by the nation's largest privately-owned bank holding company, Nebraska-based First National Bank of Omaha, to stop producing credit cards for the NRA.

Read more

  • Change our gun laws to avert more mass shootings | Letters
Change our gun laws to avert more mass shootings | Letters

Many protesters complained that lawmakers were not serious about reform, and they cautioned that they would oppose in future elections any lawmaker who takes campaign contributions from the National Rifle Association. "I went to this school and it never entered my mind that a shooter would come". Two students from Parkland, Florida will go to Tal...

Read more

  • Royal Bank Scotland plc (The) (NASDAQ:RBS) To Release Earnings
Royal Bank Scotland plc (The) (NASDAQ:RBS) To Release Earnings

RBS , which is 73% owned by the United Kingdom government, recorded an operating profit of around £2.23 billion, up from a loss of around £4.08 billion previous year. "Our results in 2018 are somewhat dependent upon the settlement with the DOJ, which we hope will happen", Mr McEwan said. Shares fell 4.3% to 269p in morning trade.

Read more

  • German court to rule on city bans for heavily polluting diesel cars
German court to rule on city bans for heavily polluting diesel cars

The ban targets diesel vehicles that emit more than 0.08 grams of nitrogen oxide per kilometre on days when pollution is heaviest. Germany's carmakers have struggled to emerge from a diesel scandal that rocked the industry in 2015 with Volkswagen AG's revelation it had installed emissions-cheating software in millions of diesel vehicles.

Read more

  • Standard Life Aberdeen chairman plots exit amid £3bn Phoenix deal
Standard Life Aberdeen chairman plots exit amid £3bn Phoenix deal

SLA also reported its first set of annual results since it formed past year. Standard Life Aberdeen has agreed to sell the bulk of its insurance business to Phoenix Group for £3.24 billion, as it posted broadly in-line full-year results.

Read more

  • Chinese authorities have taken control of troubled insurer Anbang Insurance
Chinese authorities have taken control of troubled insurer Anbang Insurance

The China Insurance Regulatory Commission, or CIRC, said in a statement on its website that it had discovered illegal operations at the company and warned of a "serious solvency risk". It said its actions were aimed at keeping the firm operating as usual and to protect the rights and interests of consumers. In recent years, it snapped up business...

Read more

  • CBI arrests Rotomac pen owner Vikram Kothari and son Rahul
CBI arrests Rotomac pen owner Vikram Kothari and son Rahul

The CBI sources said that Kothari senior was "non-cooperative" adding that "he was not disclosing the details of shell companies, use of Rs 2,919 crore he took from the banks, bank officials and private persons who connived with him". The central investigation agency registered a case against Vikrant Kothari after BoB's deputy general manager B...

Read more