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Uber Drivers Petrol-Bombed in Gauteng Uber Drivers Petrol-Bombed in Gauteng
- September 10, 2017

The minister's spokesperson Ismail Mnisi said: "We're now waiting for the conclusion of the investigations by the law enforcement officers". Drivers using the Uber app had their taxis petrol-bombed in Johannesburg, South Africa . But one driver says they can't take the attacks anymore. Another user tweeted: "Taxi drivers are burning Ubers in Sandton". In July, an Uber driver died from his injuries after his vehicle was set alight near Loftus Versveld in Pretoria. (more...)
McDonald's to bring bottled McCafe drinks to store shelves McDonald's to bring bottled McCafe drinks to store shelves
- September 10, 2017

If you like some variety in the morning, you can mix it up even more by also picking up something from the company's line of whole bean, ground and single-serve coffee now available nationally in retail stores. McDonald's "all-day breakfast" strategy has been a hit, so it only makes sense to extend the brand. Clown-endorsed burger giant McDonald's has elected to give their McCafe brand a bit of a refresh and it's one that has the chain jousting with Starbucks yet again . (more...)
Miami International terminal shuts down after knife-wielding man shot by police Miami International terminal shuts down after knife-wielding man shot by police
- September 10, 2017

At the time of publication, the condition of the unnamed man had not been released. The man with the knife ran, and officers chased him. That flight was delayed, Perez said, and those in the area were evacuated. A spokesperson for the Miami-Dade Aviation Department shared additional information about the situation. The airport plans to stop all flights at 8:00 p.m. (more...)
Hurricane Irma Evacuees Swarm Miami Airport Hurricane Irma Evacuees Swarm Miami Airport
- September 10, 2017

Delta Flight 2517 left Detroit at 12:15 p.m. ET and will arrive in Orlando around 3:29 p.m. ET. "Following meetings with airline partners, MCO will cease commercial ops at 5 p.m. The hurricane is increasingly likely to make landfall in southern Florida as a unsafe hurricane, according to the National Hurricane Center's September 7 evening update . (more...)
Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect Aetna (AET) Stock Price
- September 10, 2017

About 5.06M shares traded. It is up 6.72% since September 9, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 4.16% the S&P500. Another recent and important Parsley Energy Inc (NYSE:PE) news was published by Prnewswire.com which published an article titled: "Parsley Energy to Participate in the Barclays CEO Energy-Power Conference" on September 01, 2017. (more...)
Some airlines waiving fees for changing flights due to hurricane Some airlines waiving fees for changing flights due to hurricane
- September 10, 2017

That's not very surprising, and it may not be "price-gouging" per se. Hotel rooms in northern Florida were reportedly booking up quickly, and some gas stations ran out of fuel. American will wind down operations in Orlando, which is a three and a half hour drive north from Miami, by 2 p.m. on Saturday. According to flight tracking website Flight Aware, more than 700 flights had been canceled Wednesday and as many as 260 had been canceled Thursday. (more...)
The Time Warner Inc. (TWX) Cut to "Neutral" at Moffett Nathanson
- September 10, 2017

It has outperformed by 31.14% the S&P500. Forward Management Lc holds 0.11% of its portfolio in Time Warner Inc (NYSE:TWX) for 15,707 shares. Over the past 50 days, Time Warner Inc. Van Eck Associate holds 0.06% or 134,065 shares in its portfolio. Sunbelt Incorporated accumulated 48 shares. The institutional investor held 243,029 shares of the consumer electronics and appliances company at the end of 2016Q4, valued at $44.18M, down from 247,876 at the end of the previous reported quarter. (more...)
Best Buy drops Kaspersky products amid Russian Federation concerns Best Buy drops Kaspersky products amid Russian Federation concerns
- September 10, 2017

Richfield, Minn. -based retailer has not conducted its own investigation but felt there were too many unanswered questions and made a decision to discontinue selling the products, according to the Star-Tribune. The effort appears to be having an effect, with USA retailer Best Buy confirming that they have removed the antivirus application from their shelves, Reuters reports , saying there were "too many unanswered questions" regarding their ties to the government. (more...)
Here's How the Red Cross Is Using Drones for Disaster Relief Here's How the Red Cross Is Using Drones for Disaster Relief
- September 10, 2017

The hitching drone will be able to fly up to 400 feet at a fixed location of aerial observation with a 30x zoom camera with ten miles distance. High image recognition tools and online comparision with older imagery will recognize areas with higher damage and can be understood more quickly. (more...)
FL: Delta, Southwest Cancel Florida Flights Due to Hurricane Irma FL: Delta, Southwest Cancel Florida Flights Due to Hurricane Irma
- September 10, 2017

American Airlines also started capping flights at $99 on Wednesday evening, and other airlines introduced caps too. The airline is also adding coastal cities in Georgia and SC to its list of cities where travel could be affected by Hurricane Irma , thus allowing people with flights booked through those airports to make a change to their travel schedules without paying certain fees. (more...)
CT gas prices up 14% CT gas prices up 14%
- September 09, 2017

If Irma impacts refineries, then we are going to get a one-two punch. The national average is up 27 cents. As of Thursday regular averaged less than $2.50 in only seven states, according to AAA . But the gas supply was proving to be an issue for some. "So, when people hear there's a disruption in supply, they run into the station, top off their tanks", he said. (more...)
Georgia Tech Football Offering Free Tickets To Hurricane Irma Evacuees Georgia Tech Football Offering Free Tickets To Hurricane Irma Evacuees
- September 09, 2017

McMaster said he is leaving it up to local school districts to decide whether to cancel classes for early next week. He said he would not order lane reversals of I-26 from Charleston to Columbia, an option he was considering earlier in the week when forecast tracks pointed Irma toward the SC coast. (more...)
ASOS plc (ASC) Earns ASOS plc (ASC) Earns "Underperform" Rating from Credit Suisse Group
- September 09, 2017

The rating was released in a research report on Friday morning. Since May 26, 2017, it had 1 buy, and 4 sales for $1.49 million activity. A reading under 30 would indicate oversold conditions. The American National Bank holds 7,134 shares with $1.00 million value, up from 3,197 last quarter. It now has negative earnings. Therefore 73% are positive. (more...)
Comerica Bank Has $5.31 Million Stake in Kroger Company (The) (NYSE:KR) Comerica Bank Has $5.31 Million Stake in Kroger Company (The) (NYSE:KR)
- September 09, 2017

The value of the investment in Kroger Company (The) decreased from $191,534,000 to $174,452,000 decreasing 8.9% quarter to quarter. Next Financial Group, Inc now owns 30,193 shares valued at $704,000,000. Stock investors acquired 15,917 call options on the stock. This is an increase of 607% compared to the average volume of 4,485 put options. Kroger's second-quarter earnings came in at 47 cents a share, beating the FactSet analyst consensus of 39 cents. (more...)
These Genius New Clothes Grow With Your Baby These Genius New Clothes Grow With Your Baby
- September 09, 2017

Now, we don't want to seem condescending (we're sure you know what that is), but just in case you don't, it essentially allows the material to expand in two directions at the same time. This allows the clothing to be expanded and then fixed at the new size with heat treatment. It can even be folded down small enough to tuck away in your pocket. (more...)
Summit Midstream Partners, LP (NYSE:SMLP): Honing in on Growth Projections Summit Midstream Partners, LP (NYSE:SMLP): Honing in on Growth Projections
- September 09, 2017

On September7, 2017, EnLink Midstream Partnership, LP (the "Partnership") published an investor presentation, which will be available on the Partnership's website, www.enlink.com, under "Investors - ENLK - Events& Presentations - Presentations". (more...)
Carillion hires new PR firm after dumping Bell Pottinger Carillion hires new PR firm after dumping Bell Pottinger
- September 09, 2017

The Public Relations and Communications Association , the industry's trade association, this week banned the firm from membership for at least five years after investigating a complaint from South Africa's main opposition party that the PR firm sought to stir up anger about " white monopoly capital " and the "economic apartheid" in South Africa . (more...)
Taxify suspends London pick ups just three days after launch Taxify suspends London pick ups just three days after launch
- September 09, 2017

This arrangement is completely compliant within the existing United Kingdom law, and is a common practice within the industry. " Taxify is not a licensed private hire operator and is not licensed to accept private hire bookings in London". (more...)
Sabra Healthcare REIT Inc
- September 09, 2017

Its up 0.55, from 1.26 in 2016Q3. 11/02/2015 - Sabra Healthcare REIT , Inc. was downgraded to "underperform" by analysts at RBC Capital. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank now owns 3,799 shares of the real estate investment trust's stock worth $106,000 after buying an additional 471 shares during the period. (more...)
Trinity Mirror in talks to buy Express and Star newspapers Trinity Mirror in talks to buy Express and Star newspapers
- September 09, 2017

Trinity Mirror revealed it had entered into talks about buying all the publishing assets outright after having ceased discussions on taking "a minority stake in a new company comprising the publishing assets of Northern & Shell". The print media industry is grappling with a decline in print advertising and any combination could herald cost savings and a shared cut of a larger advertising pool. (more...)
Bemis Company, Inc. - BMS - Stock Price Today Bemis Company, Inc. - BMS - Stock Price Today
- September 09, 2017

With short interest at 2,206,179 and short average daily volume at 620,158, the short-interest ratio is 4.0 and the percentage of shorted shares was 0.02% on August 15. It has a return on equity (ROE) of 16.40%. It has a 38.61 P/E ratio. The Company's product candidates are developed in the field of immuno-oncology, which represents an approach to cancer research that seeks to harness the body's own immune system to fight tumor cells. (more...)
TransCanada Requests Suspension Of Oil Pipeline TransCanada Requests Suspension Of Oil Pipeline
- September 09, 2017

The economically struggling Atlantic province was counting on thousands of construction jobs, although the project would create relatively few permanent positions there. "I think this is not just a pipeline issue now, this is breakdown in Canadian federalism ..." "This puts a chink in the investment viability of projects in Canada". (more...)
Cyber-attack exposes consumer data at Equifax Cyber-attack exposes consumer data at Equifax
- September 09, 2017

In addition to the information mentioned above, about 209,000 consumers had their credit card numbers exposed and 182,000 USA consumers had dispute documents with personal identifying information uncovered. A second House committee has committed to holding a congressional hearing to examine an Equifax data breach compromising the personal data of millions of Americans. (more...)
FBI Investigating Uber For Spying On Lyft FBI Investigating Uber For Spying On Lyft
- September 09, 2017

The investigation is led by the NY office of the agency and the Manhattan US attorney's office, the report said . The software's existence was first reported in February, and now the FBI is investigating its use, reports The Wall Street Journal. (more...)
United Kingdom production rose by 0.3% in the quarter to July United Kingdom production rose by 0.3% in the quarter to July
- September 09, 2017

A sharp 13.7 per cent rise in auto production during the month was behind the increase, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS). Meanwhile, mining and quarrying output fell 1.2 percent. Recent surveys of the manufacturing sector have suggested that it is seeing a pick-up in orders and output. Import volumes rose by 0.1%. Economists had forecast a moderate growth of 0.3 percent after stagnation in June. (more...)
American Outdoor Brands Corporation American Outdoor Brands Corporation
- September 09, 2017

CCI generally measures the current price relative to the average price level over a specific time period. Vetr raised shares of American Outdoor Brands Corporation from a "buy" rating to a "strong-buy" rating and set a $23.03 target price for the company in a report on Monday, August 7th. (more...)
Zumiez Inc. (ZUMZ) Shares Bought by Geode Capital Management LLC Zumiez Inc. (ZUMZ) Shares Bought by Geode Capital Management LLC
- September 09, 2017

The Company's products include GuideLiner catheters, Pronto catheters, Vein catheter reprocessing, Micro-introducer kits, Hemostatic patches, Radial access products, Langston catheters and D-Stat Flowable hemostat. A company that has a large presence may help ease investor worry, especially in a down market climate. Also, the Hold rating count is 4 as of 09/07/17. (more...)
Uber to stop using diesel cars by 2022 Uber to stop using diesel cars by 2022
- September 09, 2017

Diesel-powered cars on the app's other services, such as UberXL for larger cars, will also be banned from 2020 in the capital. Several carmakers have announced plans in recent months to electrify a large proportion of their new cars, with Volvo [GEELY.UL] becoming the first major carmaker to set a date for phasing out vehicles powered exclusively by the internal combustion engine. (more...)
Chili's cutting its menu by 40% Chili's cutting its menu by 40%
- September 09, 2017

The casual restaurant chain that basically introduced fajitas to America (probably more true than you care to admit) is cutting 40 percent of the food items on its menu later this month. Chili's Grill & Bar (or just Chili's as you likely know it) has decided to make some cuts. But it hasn't been enough to keep hungry customers coming in. (more...)
Inflation could see Eurozone quantitative easing continue Inflation could see Eurozone quantitative easing continue
- September 09, 2017

European Central Bank president Mario Draghi said the 19-country bloc grew faster than expected in the first half of the year. That highlights the difficulty policy makers face as they debate the future of their bond-buying program - which has already topped 2 trillion euros ($2.4 trillion) - and is scheduled to continue at a monthly pace of 60 billion euros until the end of this year. (more...)