• Rail fares set to rise as inflation figure hits 3
Rail fares set to rise as inflation figure hits 3

However, the Department for Transport rejected the suggestion as the RPI was used across the industry and said the increase in fares was justified by improvements to the network. Sidebottom also questioned why the RPI was being used as the measure of inflation and not the Consumer Price Index, which is used to determine wages and pension increases.

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  • Advance Auto Parts Inc (NASDAQ:AAP) Expected To Report Earnings On Tuesday
Advance Auto Parts Inc (NASDAQ:AAP) Expected To Report Earnings On Tuesday

Navellier "Initiates Coverage on" Sorl Auto Parts Inc (NASDAQ:SORL) in a research note issued to investors on 9/26/16 to Buy with price target of $4. TRADEMARK VIOLATION NOTICE: "SORL Auto Parts, Inc". If you are reading this news story on another domain, it was illegally copied and republished in violation of US & global copyright and trademark ...

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  • Costco's Final Toll to Tiffany: $19.35 Million
Costco's Final Toll to Tiffany: $19.35 Million

U.S. District Judge Laura Taylor Swain said Tiffany should be awarded $11.1 million - triple the $3.7 million Costco made from selling the rings in question - plus an additional $8.25 million in punitive damages determined by a jury last October , Reuters reported .

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  • Waning North Korea Tensions Lift Dollar
Waning North Korea Tensions Lift Dollar

Japan's Nikkei stock index ended 1.1 percent higher, boosted by the weaker yen, a day after skidding 1 percent to its lowest since early May. The large-cap S&P 500 Index fell 1.4%. and North Korean leaders but Kim Jong Un's delay of a decision regarding Guam, a USA territory, is being seen by markets as nothing but a rhetorical threat.

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  • Uber settles USA allegations over privacy, security -FTC
Uber settles USA allegations over privacy, security -FTC

On a subsequent conference call, FTC staff said their investigation began shortly after the " god view " accounts began to circulate. "The complaint involved practices that date as far back as 2014", a spokesman said. But the FTC claimed the company did not keep its word. The agency which enforces consumer and privacy protection said Uber h...

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  • Uber settles complaint over data protection for riders, drivers
Uber settles complaint over data protection for riders, drivers

The settlement with the Federal Trade Commission is the latest setback for Uber, which is facing a divided board of directors and angry shareholders after an investor lawsuit was filed against the company's ousted chief executive. Uber promised customers that employee access to information would be closely monitored on an ongoing basis. However, ...

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  • Gold dips as investors seek riskier assets amid easing North Korea tensions
Gold dips as investors seek riskier assets amid easing North Korea tensions

Technology shares were among the top gainers that boosted S&P 500. Trump issued a new tweet-warning to Pyongyang on Friday: "Military solutions are now fully in place, locked and loaded, should North Korea act unwisely". The Nasdaq Composite Index plunged 2.1% to 6216.87 and the Standard & Poor's 500 Index dropped 1.45% to 2438.21. Afte...

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  • Amazon takes on the corner store with Instant Pickup
Amazon takes on the corner store with Instant Pickup

A screen is also placed at the pick-up area for customers to browse more items. The whole process takes about two minutes and, if all goes as planned, you'll never have to wait in a line or talk to a sales rep. Instant Pickup locations are also another clever way of Amazon using infrastructure it already has to serve another goal. "The original c...

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  • Buffett divests stake in General Electric
Buffett divests stake in General Electric

Synchrony was part of GE Capital before GE spun it off in late 2015 as part of its strategy to reduce the size of its consumer finance business. Berkshire had previously held 10.4 million shares in the United States industrial giant, according to earlier securities filings.

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  • Air Berlin files for insolvency proceedings as Lufthansa swoops for takeover
Air Berlin files for insolvency proceedings as Lufthansa swoops for takeover

The company said in a statement to the Frankfurt Stock Exchange that it had had no option after Etihad refused to offer any further financial support. Shares in Air Berlin were down 39 percent at 0.47 euros by 1248 GMT, valuing the airline at around 45 million euros. Saj Ahmad, an analyst with the London-based StrategicAero Research, said that ...

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  • U.S. retail sales surge in July on strong autos
U.S. retail sales surge in July on strong autos

Economists polled by Reuters had forecast retail sales increasing 0.4 percent in July after a previously reported 0.2 percent decline. Total U.S. retail and food services sales increased 4.2% in July from the same month past year to $478.9 billion and increased 0.6% from June.

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  • Home Depot (HD) EPS, Revenue Beat Boosted By Strong Housing
Home Depot (HD) EPS, Revenue Beat Boosted By Strong Housing

US home prices are set to increase at a robust pace over the next few years, mainly due to a chronic shortage of houses and steady demand, a Reuters poll showed in May. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Over the last ninety days, insiders have sold 128,900 shares of company stock worth $20,167,386. Home Depot comprises about 0.9% ...

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  • North Korea tensions send dollar to eight-week low vs. yen
North Korea tensions send dollar to eight-week low vs. yen

Ongoing tensions between North Korea and the United States weighted on stock markets once again Friday. Economic data showed U.S. producer prices unexpectedly fell in July, recording their biggest drop in almost a year, while separate figures showed the number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits unexpectedly rose last week.

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  • Music service Pandora names Dish streaming exec Lynch as CEO
Music service Pandora names Dish streaming exec Lynch as CEO

He'll take over September 18. As the founding CEO of Sling TV, Lynch led the creation, launch and growth of Sling TV to become the #1 Live OTT service in the U.S. Pandora selected its new boss nearly two months after company co-founder Westergren stepped down from the job, on June 27, less than three weeks after Pandora sold a 19% stake in the co...

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  • German growth robust, but unimpressive
German growth robust, but unimpressive

Carsten Brzeski, ING Bank NV economist, said Germany's economic success story goes continues and there is very little reason to fear a sudden end to the current performance. The optimism in boardrooms was reflected in growing investment in machinery, buildings and other assets. Germany's economic growth slowed in the second quarter of the year bu...

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  • German growth slower, but still strong ahead of election
German growth slower, but still strong ahead of election

Moreover, the first quarter growth was revised up to 0.7% from 0.6%. The 19-member block grew by 0.6 percent in the second quarter of 2017, slightly behind the United States and twice the rate of Britain. Growth was driven by domestic demand as consumers and the government stepped up spending markedly. Germany has seen "several years of pretty st...

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  • Wenger relieved Giroud stayed, produced opening-day victory
Wenger relieved Giroud stayed, produced opening-day victory

If you have never seen a Premier League game and chose to start watching this season, take note that this isn't a normal situation. The English Premier League made a stunning return to the new season as Arsenal and Leicester City were involved in a thrilling encounter in the opening match of the new season.

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  • Gas Prices Up to Start the Week
Gas Prices Up to Start the Week

The auto club said that while gasoline demand is on par with this time a year ago, gasoline supply levels are 2 percent stronger. San Antonio- $2.08/g, down 2.7 cents per gallon from last week's $2.11/g. Austin- $2.12/g, down 1.1 cents per gallon from last week's $2.13/g. Gas prices rose in the city of Las Vegas, according to GasBuddy. US cru...

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  • Lovefilm By Post DVD rental service is being shut down
Lovefilm By Post DVD rental service is being shut down

Amazon is to close its Lovefilm online DVD rental service, as the retail giant goes streaming only to take on Netflix. Amazon cited a "decreasing demand" for the discs and a growing number of customers who were streaming movies and TV series instead.

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  • U.S. seeks 'effective' ties with China's military
U.S. seeks 'effective' ties with China's military

The U.S. hasn't taken any public steps to prepare for hostilities such as evacuating Americans from Seoul , which is within range of North Korean artillery, or moving ships, aircraft or troops into position for an imminent response. Moon was apparently referring to a joint agreement reached in 2005 in six-party talks that led Pyongyang to agree to...

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  • Kim examines plans for missile attack near Guam
Kim examines plans for missile attack near Guam

Now the heated debate that is making the headlines is Trump's ongoing word war with North Korea and the target of his ire North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un. bases. Seventy-two years after the United States dropped atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki the specter of nuclear war once again hangs over the world.

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  • Trump orders probe of China's intellectual property rules
Trump orders probe of China's intellectual property rules

Trump planned to launch the trade investigation more than a week ago, but he delayed the move in favor of securing China's support for expanded United Nations sanctions against North Korea , the senior administration official said. The official spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss the order before Trump's formal announcement. In April, he ...

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  • Wall St set to open higher as North Korea tension eases
Wall St set to open higher as North Korea tension eases

Apple was up 1.5 percent, while the S&P 500 technology index .SPLRCT rose 1.6 percent. NORTH KOREA: The top US military officer warned during a trip to Seoul that the United States is ready to use the "full range" of its military capabilities to defend itself and its allies from North Korea.

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  • South Australian government to be powered by solar thermal
South Australian government to be powered by solar thermal

The first of its kind in Australia, the Aurora Solar Energy Project will utilise SolarReserve's leading solar thermal technology with integrated molten salt energy storage and will enable eight hours of energy storage. Construction will start next year and create 700 jobs - 650 during construction, and 50 ongoing. The government has signed a powe...

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  • South Australia to build world's largest single-tower solar thermal power plant
South Australia to build world's largest single-tower solar thermal power plant

Equipment and services will be purchased across South Australia, which will support an entirely new industry and develop a supply chain which will be leveraged for other solar thermal projects in the state and the broader region. The molten salt provides a stored heat source that is used to generate steam to drive a single turbine that generates el...

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  • Gold, silver up on safe-haven demand
Gold, silver up on safe-haven demand

South Korea's KOSPI fell 1.4 percent, taking its losses this week to almost 3 percent. North Korea said it was completing plans to fire four intermediate-range missiles over Japan to land near the US Pacific island territory of Guam in an unusually detailed threat that further heightened tensions with the United States.

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  • Sell-Side Analyst's Predictions: Cypress Semiconductor Corporation (CY), Planet Fitness, Inc. (PLNT)
Sell-Side Analyst's Predictions: Cypress Semiconductor Corporation (CY), Planet Fitness, Inc. (PLNT)

As for the mean price target, it implies upside of 18.94% from the $6.39 prior closing price. Finally, BidaskClub downgraded shares of Lattice Semiconductor Corporation from a "sell" rating to a "strong sell" rating in a research report on Saturday.

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  • Korea angst shows signs of abating as stocks rise
Korea angst shows signs of abating as stocks rise

McMaster and CIA Director Mike Pompeo played down the risk on Sunday, while South Korea's president said resolving Pyongyang's nuclear ambitions must be done peacefully. "After the sharp sell off in the dollar, over the weekend nothing happened so I guess the threat from the (Korean) peninsula is low, but we think gold fundamentals are strong", Xu ...

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  • Investors seek safety as North Korea tension escalates; stocks end off lows
Investors seek safety as North Korea tension escalates; stocks end off lows

Analysts said the lack of further rhetoric over the weekend had helped to calm the markets . Declining issues outnumbered advancing ones on the NYSE by a 2.29-to-1 ratio; on Nasdaq , a 2.47-to-1 ratio favored decliners. US crude rose 0.49 percent to $49.06 per barrel after falling as low as $48.37 and Brent was last at $52.27, up 0.33 percent a...

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  • The Guggenheim Reaffirms Buy Rating for Tesla Inc. (TSLA)
The Guggenheim Reaffirms Buy Rating for Tesla Inc. (TSLA)

Lincoln National Corp acquired a new stake in shares of Tesla during the first quarter valued at about $226,000. Renaissance Technologies LLC raised its stake in shares of Tesla by 117.7% in the first quarter. The original version of this piece can be accessed at https://theolympiareport.com/2017/08/14/british-columbia-investment-management-corp-...

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  • American Midstream Partners LP
American Midstream Partners LP

The firm has "Outperform" rating by Wells Fargo given on Friday, January 15. The firm has "Market Perform" rating given on Friday, July 22 by BMO Capital Markets. Its up 34.28% from 14.51M shares previously. Investors sentiment decreased to 1.08 in 2016 Q4. Its up 0.33, from 1 in 2016Q3. Class A (NASDAQ:KELYA) stake by 49,836 shares and now owns ...

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  • Target to acquire Grand Junction to improve delivery
Target to acquire Grand Junction to improve delivery

Upon the close of the deal, Rob Howard , Grand Junction's founder and CEO, will become a VP technology at Target. The tech company is already working with Target on a same-day delivery pilot at the Target store in the Tribeca neighborhood of New York City.

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  • Sahara's Aamby Valley goes under hammer
Sahara's Aamby Valley goes under hammer

Sahara's advocate Gautam Awasthi had said in a statement that the group had moved an application before the Supreme Court seeking permission for entering into an agreement with Victor Koenig UK Limited, with the nominee Royale Partners Investment Fund Limited, for inviting an investment of $1.67 billion into its Aamby Valley project.

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  • San Francisco and California Sue Trump Administration Over Sanctuary City Crackdown
San Francisco and California Sue Trump Administration Over Sanctuary City Crackdown

California filed a lawsuit Monday against the Trump administration over its threats to withhold public safety funds from so-called "sanctuary" jurisdictions, state Attorney General Xavier Becerra announced Monday. California receives $28 million in law enforcement grants annually, according to Becerra. Chicago filed a similar lawsuit August 7 and...

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  • Oosthuizen lip syncs 'rise up' after runner-up grand slam
Oosthuizen lip syncs 'rise up' after runner-up grand slam

The result is one of the funniest Twitter videos golf has seen in a long time. Louis Oosthuizen has completed a career Grand Slam. of second places. Despite poking fun at himself, Oosthuizen has risen up and won a major championship before. Louis Oosthuizen didn't win the 2017 PGA Championship , but he accomplished something pretty unique ...

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