• Gas prices likely to rise as Harvey takes out refineries
Gas prices likely to rise as Harvey takes out refineries

High demand driven by a flood of a different kind in the Northwest - hundreds of thousands flowing into the region to view the August 21 eclipse along or near its line of totality - put pressure on prices through the middle of the month and into this week.

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  • Google Assistant now available for more LG Speakers and Appliances
Google Assistant now available for more LG Speakers and Appliances

Google Assistant is also still supports a wide variety of home automation and smart home devices including products from Honeywell, Netatmo, TP-Link and Wemo, with more on the way. Google's announcement is part of a broader initiative by the company, as well as its chief competitors, like Amazon, to add their virtual assistants to devices buil...

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  • Buffett's firm now owns 700 million Bank of America shares
Buffett's firm now owns 700 million Bank of America shares

If it wishes, Berkshire can use its preferred shares to satisfy the $5 billion cost of exercising the warrant. But Bank of America raised its dividend to 48 cents a share annually after the Federal Reserve gave it the go-ahead in June. So I think you see that for a long time in our holdings. The results will "generate news headlines", Sloan s...

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  • Abbott issues second round of updates on St. Jude pacers
Abbott issues second round of updates on St. Jude pacers

Based on Abbott's data, there's a 0.161 percent chance the update reloads old firmware due to an incomplete update; a 0.023 percent chance that the update will wipe programmed device settings; a not reported chance of loss of diagnostic data; and a 0.003 percent chance the device becomes bricked.

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  • USA second-quarter GDP growth revised up, fastest in over two years
USA second-quarter GDP growth revised up, fastest in over two years

Higher consumer spending and business investment prompted a sharp upward revision in Gross Domestic Product (GDP) which increased three percent in the April-June period, the Commerce Department said in its updated report. Trump submitted a budget to Congress in May that was based on achieving growth rates in coming years of 3 percent on a susta...

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  • Arnold Schwarzenegger fronts surreal PPI campaign from FCA
Arnold Schwarzenegger fronts surreal PPI campaign from FCA

The contracts were supposed to cover payments for people who couldn't make them, but the FCA says they were often sold improperly. Updated figures from the City watchdog would, on the face of it, suggest it has a point. Schwarzenegger appears in a Financial Conduct Authority ad publicizing the August 29, 2019 deadline to make the claims. ...

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  • All-cash deal: Gilead Sciences buys Israeli firm for nearly $12B ‎‎‎
All-cash deal: Gilead Sciences buys Israeli firm for nearly $12B ‎‎‎

It has underperformed by 38.50% the S&P500. Highfields Capital Mgmt Lp reported 348,100 shares stake. 5,000 shares were sold by Alton Gregg H , worth $341,529. Also, EVP Helen Susan Kim sold 79,949 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction on Tuesday, August 8th. Kim Helen Susan sold $197,088 worth of Kite Pharma Inc (NASDAQ: KITE ) on Mon...

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  • How to Choose a Charity for Harvey Relief
How to Choose a Charity for Harvey Relief

Help me help Houston . Rapper Chris Brown posted a video on Twitter , in which he revealed he'd be donating $100,000. Meanwhile, rapper Drake , who is now in London, has also revealed he is working out ways to help in the recovery process.

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  • Freeport-McMoRan, Inc. (NYSE:FCX) Traded Over Its 50 Day Average
Freeport-McMoRan, Inc. (NYSE:FCX) Traded Over Its 50 Day Average

The rating has been disclosed in an analyst note on Monday, 28 August. The firm has "Overweight" rating by Morgan Stanley given on Wednesday, July 26. Longview Partners Guernsey Ltd who had been investing in Delphi Automotive Plc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $25.21B market cap company.

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  • Dominos Testing Pizza Delivery In Driverless Cars
Dominos Testing Pizza Delivery In Driverless Cars

Ford and Domino's have already completed preliminary testing of the delivery process using the vehicle in self-driving mode at Mcity , the simulated urban environment on the University of Michigan's campus. "Through the seemingly mundane business of pizza delivery, Ford and Domino's will explore the human-machine interface of self-driving vehicle...

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  • Immelt out of running as Uber CEO; Whitman could land job
Immelt out of running as Uber CEO; Whitman could land job

The board had been quite supportive of another top contender Meg Whitman, the CEO of Hewlett Packard Enterprise, who also said earlier this month that she was not keen on taking the job. However, the New York Times said she was "emerging as the likely candidate" to be selected as Uber's new chief. "People are calling us a 125-year-old sta...

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  • Senior US diplomat postpones Pakistan visit amid tensions
Senior US diplomat postpones Pakistan visit amid tensions

Pakistani Foreign Minister Khwaja Asif on Tuesday said the country has suspended bilateral talks with the United States of America. He is expected to visit China, Russia and Turkey next week in the first phase of the country's regional diplomatic outreach.

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  • Euro continues upward rally on Monday
Euro continues upward rally on Monday

Asian stock markets were mixed Monday following a disappointing central bank-conclave at Jackson Hole over the weekend at which no new monetary policy insights were forthcoming. Draghi, traveling from Frankfurt and representing a group of USA allies that the administration has sparred with over climate change, trade and other issues, gave a broad c...

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  • DStv Now sees massive viewership spike for Mayweather fight
DStv Now sees massive viewership spike for Mayweather fight

McGregor has never fought more than five rounds before, and Mayweather stuck to his plan and allowed McGregor to burn so much energy being the aggressor. "He's a lot better than I thought he was, he used different angles". "MMA fighters are fantastic fighters and I respect them dearly and boxing fighters are boxers".

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  • Whole Foods Just Got a Whole Lot Cheaper
Whole Foods Just Got a Whole Lot Cheaper

The 33-year-old teacher shops at Whole Foods about once a week for baby food but tends to buy the rest of her groceries at Trader Joe's. Do people really hate grocery shopping so much they'd allow others to choose their groceries? Although Whole Foods has often been referred to as "Whole Paycheck"-a reference to what many say are the organic su...

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  • Why Did Kite Pharma (KITE) Stock Skyrocket Today?
Why Did Kite Pharma (KITE) Stock Skyrocket Today?

In London, FTSE 100 is closed for the August Bank Holiday, while USA futures have the S&P 500 trading 0.5 points down; the Nasdaq is down 2.5m while the Dow Jones Industrial Index off 19 points. The company was initiated on Tuesday, September 29 by TH Capital. On Monday, November 14 the stock rating was initiated by Stifel Nicolaus with "Buy".

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  • Michigan Officially Unveils Its New Jersey For The Florida Game
Michigan Officially Unveils Its New Jersey For The Florida Game

McElwain said Monday that his staff has a quarterback plan for Saturday's game, but that he wants MI to have to prepare for several potential looks. He answered: "I have not heard Florida announce who their starting quarterback will be". "When you guys get their roster, let me know who we're playing", he said. "And that was his choice in doing it"....

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  • Game of Thrones stars react to Jon Snow reveal
Game of Thrones stars react to Jon Snow reveal

The finale showed Daenerys and Jon consummate their romance as Bran Stark (Ian Hempstead-Wright) confirmed to Samwell Tarly (John Bradley-West) that Jon is the trueborn son of Daenerys' late brother Rhaegar Tarygaryen and Lyanna Stark .

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  • Harvey strands 20000 cruise ship passengers in the Gulf
Harvey strands 20000 cruise ship passengers in the Gulf

Carnival Freedom and Carnival Valor are on their way to New Orleans for a short technical stop to replenish provisions before resuming course to Galveston. "Should we make any changes to Liberty of the Seas' itinerary, we will make sure to inform our guests". Update August 25 12:00PM - Carnival Valor and Carnival Freedom are now keeping ...

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  • More production down as Harvey nears Texas coast
More production down as Harvey nears Texas coast

The commodity was hit earlier in the week after the U.S. Energy Information Administration said domestic crude production rose to its highest level since July 2015, although crude oil inventories fell for the eight consecutive week. The system is located 365 miles (590 kilometers) southeast of Corpus Christi, Texas, and packing maximum sustained ...

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  • SA Airport flights canceled due to Harvey with more cancellations to come
SA Airport flights canceled due to Harvey with more cancellations to come

More than 1,000 people have been rescued in flooded parts of the capital, Houston , causing a flash flood emergency , as called by the National Weather Service (NWS). The storm is affecting flights out of the San Antonio International Airport. As tropical storm Harvey continues to pound parts of Texas, almost 3,000 flights have been canceled ...

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  • McDonald's China to still use antibiotics
McDonald's China to still use antibiotics

In August 2016, McDonald's announced that it was no longer selling any chicken raised on medically important antibiotics in the U.S. McDonald's committed itself today to prohibiting a group of the most valuable antibiotics used in human medicine in the production of chicken sold at its restaurants worldwide.

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  • Canada warns against new migration efforts by Haitians
Canada warns against new migration efforts by Haitians

Canada fears a huge surge in asylum seekers crossing the border from the United States , putting political pressure on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau ahead of a 2019 election, sources familiar with the matter said on Wednesday. Because of a 1985 Supreme Court of Canada ruling, refugee claimants have to be processed, interviewed and given a h...

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  • Paul Ryan visits Boeing, says tax reform will be done this year
Paul Ryan visits Boeing, says tax reform will be done this year

Ryan said it's unlikely the upper chamber will be able to process appropriations bills as quickly as the House, adding that he thinks an extended timeline will provide them the opportunity to accomplish both priorities. Democrats, solidly opposed to funding the wall, have slammed Trump over his comments. While the House has passed a package of sp...

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  • DOE report blames natural gas for closures
DOE report blames natural gas for closures

The preparation of the Trump administration's first comprehensive energy policy review lit fires under Washington's energy lobbies as those who feared or welcomed President Trump's thumping advocacy for the coal industry fired salvos at each other.

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  • Inside the Jackson Hole Symposium: What You Need to Know
Inside the Jackson Hole Symposium: What You Need to Know

Hurricane Harvey is forecast to turn into a Category 3 storm when it makes landfall late Friday in an area of Texas thick with oil refineries and natural gas plants. The index is pointing to a second successive quarter of quarterly growth of 0.6 percent. Wall Street futures pointed slightly higher, while gains by cyclicals helped Europe's STO...

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  • RBI issues new Rs 200, Rs 50 notes
RBI issues new Rs 200, Rs 50 notes

The Rs 200 note that has been issued by the RBI has a bright yellow base color that is in the Mahatma Gandi series. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on November 8, 2016, made a surprise announcement and said banknotes of Rs 500 and Rs 1000 would not be a legal tender from midnight.

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  • Ulta Downgraded As Beauty Market Slows
Ulta Downgraded As Beauty Market Slows

Additionally, traffic remained favorable, which in turn drove comps in the quarter. The beauty giant, as a result, raised part of its guidance for fiscal 2017. The company's revenue was up 20.7% on a year-over-year basis. "(ULTA)" was first published by BBNS and is the property of of BBNS. If you are viewing this piece of content on another publi...

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  • Carphone Warehouse owner warns on challenging market
Carphone Warehouse owner warns on challenging market

Jefferies maintained Healthcare Services Group, Inc. They now have a GBX 280.00 TP on Dixons Carphone (LON:DC). Credit Suisse's PT would indicate a possible upside of 51.35 % from the current price of the company. The £1.4bn Jupiter UK Growth fund, run by Steve Davies, also has the company in its top ten, as does the Standard Life Investments U...

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  • Volkswagen engineer gets prison in diesel case
Volkswagen engineer gets prison in diesel case

A Volkswagen AG engineer who was part of a conspiracy to falsify diesel engine emissions to US regulators will spend 40 months in a federal prison. Volkswagen has admitted that it used software installed in diesel vehicles to deceive environmental regulators in the U.S.

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  • Louise Linton, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin's Wife, Apologizes For Instagram Rant
Louise Linton, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin's Wife, Apologizes For Instagram Rant

Bullion Repository, where he said "we viewed the #solareclipse from the rooftop today". The picture drew fierce criticism online, with one commenter calling Linton "deplorable" for flaunting her wealth. 'Either as an individual earner in taxes OR in self sacrifice to your country?' The image was innocuous, but Linton made the questionable dec...

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  • Majority of USA voters fear Trump will drag country into global conflict
Majority of USA voters fear Trump will drag country into global conflict

The Quinnipiac poll was conducted after the rally in Charlottesville , where white nationalists clashed with counter-protesters, resulting in three deaths and at least 34 injuries. For some comparison, in the same survey, 5% of voters said prejudice against minority groups was "not a problem at all" in the US. The Quinnipiac Poll reported that...

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  • Billionaire Samsung heir convicted in mega bribery case
Billionaire Samsung heir convicted in mega bribery case

Lee denied the charges - which included bribery, embezzlement, perjury, concealment of criminal proceeds, and illicit transfer of assets overseas - but has been found guilty by South Korea's courts and sentenced to five years imprisonment, lower than the 12-year sentence requested by the prosecution.

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  • Amazon completes Whole-Foods purchase Monday
Amazon completes Whole-Foods purchase Monday

Lower prices on a selection of best-selling staples across its stores, including Whole Trade bananas , organic avocados, organic large brown eggs , organic responsibly-farmed salmon and tilapia, and much more. Whole Foods has rolled out a loyalty program at its smaller, lower-priced 365 by Whole Foods chain, which offers members 10 percent off mo...

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  • Qantas to conquer 'last frontier' of commercial flight within 5 years
Qantas to conquer 'last frontier' of commercial flight within 5 years

Qantas today posted its second-highest underlying profit result in the 97 year history of the national airline. Chief executive Alan Joyce said the result vindicated a three-year turnaround strategy and vowed to maintain the momentum by finding another A$400 million ($315.92 million) in savings each year.

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