Economy

Economy Gas Prices Drop in Rockford
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Ohio's gas prices were down 5.7 cents since last week's average. While some vehicles are created to run on premium octane gasoline, others simply recommend it. If you're buying premium gasoline for a auto that doesn't require it, you may be wasting your money, according to AAA. If your engine makes a pinging or knocking sound on regular fuel, AAA said higher octane gas might resolve your problem, but it's a good idea to get it checked out by a professional first.

Economy French Firm to Buy Westfield for $15.7 Billion
Author: 0 French Firm to Buy Westfield for $15.7 Billion

Unibail-Rodamco, which is the largest mall operator in Europe, will replace its properties with the Westfield logo. It owns 69 shopping centers in 11 European Union countries, with a total property value of $42 billion, as of June 30, 2017.

Economy Internet Advocates Gather in Fayetteville to Protest Net Neutrality
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All over the country Thursday, groups participated in more than 600 peaceful protests in front of Verizon stores. Demonstrators marched outside a Verizon store in Kenwood Thursday. "We're putting that protection, those consumer protections back in place". In fact, net neutrality prevents regulation of the web billion-dollar monopoly corporations like Verizon and AT&T.

Economy Why American Outdoor Brands Stock Crashed 16.5% This Morning
Author: 0 Why American Outdoor Brands Stock Crashed 16.5% This Morning

The price of AOBC is now at a -21.13% to its one-year price target of 18.93. Wedbush reissued a "neutral" rating on shares of American Outdoor Brands Corp in a research report on Wednesday, January 18th. Meanwhile, American Outdoor Brands' gross margin plummeted to 34.2%, down sharply from 41.8% in the same year-ago period. The percentage of shares being held by the company management was 2.2% while institutional stake was 73.4%.

Economy Death Stranding's New Trailer is Beautifully Bizarre
Author: 0 Death Stranding's New Trailer is Beautifully Bizarre

Featuring a digital version of The Walking Dead star Norman Reedus , the trailer follows a group of people after their transport vehicle crashes. For as much as that explains what happened in this new trailer, it does absolutely nothing to explain why any of anything happened. Hideo Kojima was invited onstage at the PSX keynote this evening after we all sat through ten more minutes of oil, babies, and Norman Reedus so he could answer questions about his social life.

Economy Celebrate With Free Cookies This National Cookie Day
Author: 0 Celebrate With Free Cookies This National Cookie Day

Insomnia Cookies is giving out a free traditional cookie with any purchase. Whole Foods began its celebration of National Cookie Day early this year, offering 50 percent off everything at the store's cookie bar between December 1 and 4.

Economy Omnicom launches consultancy to help brands leverage Amazon
Author: 0 Omnicom launches consultancy to help brands leverage Amazon

Previously, Amazon Australia had been paused as a bookseller, while internationally the marketplace grew into an e-commerce giant. Orders will be filled from Amazon's new fulfilment centre in Dandenong South in Melbourne. Keep an eye out for more deals as other retailers try to keep up. "For Amazon's Marketplace to be successful in Australia , Amazon will need a good product range, including local specialty suppliers".

Economy The Winklevoss Twins Have Mark Zuckerberg in Their Sights
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Their initial investment saw them inject US$11 million into the digital asset to an estimated stake of around 100,000 Bitcoins. It hit a new record high of $11,831 on Sunday night according to CoinDesk's bitcoin price index, before dropping sharply and then stabilising on Monday morning.

Economy American Averts Holiday Travel Nightmare, Reaches Agreement with Pilots' Union
Author: 0 American Averts Holiday Travel Nightmare, Reaches Agreement with Pilots' Union

About American Airlines Group American Airlines and American Eagle offer an average of almost 6,700 flights per day to almost 350 destinations in more than 50 countries. As a response to American's initial solution, the APA filed a formal grievance, however, the association representing over 15,000 aviators has since retracted it.

Economy Jaitley indicates merger of 12 per cent, 18 per cent GST slabs
Author: 0 Jaitley indicates merger of 12 per cent, 18 per cent GST slabs

However, it can not be said now whether this will mark an upward trend in the growth rate. He further said that the two structural reforms - GST and demonetisation - will benefit the economy in the medium and long-term. "It's possible that anticipating the need for the festive season, most of the production went into the sale and inventory restocking may happen later...inventory accumulation effect may persist in the third quarter as well", he explained.

Economy Bitcoin rebounds after United States regulator approves futures
Author: 0 Bitcoin rebounds after United States regulator approves futures

The futures exchanges must coordinate to help spot market manipulation, flash rallies, trading outages and other problems on the unregulated exchanges where bitcoin is traded, as they could affect futures prices, he said in a statement. The exchanges assured the CFTC that the new products complied with the rules under a process of self-certification. CME and CBOE have also agreed to enter into information-sharing agreements and to send the CFTC data on the settlement process so the regulator ...

Economy South Australia unveils world's largest lithium-ion battery to feed its grid
Author: 0 South Australia unveils world's largest lithium-ion battery to feed its grid

The lithium battery and subsequent bet are part of South Australia's 530 million dollar energy plan alongside the construction of backup generators. As of December 1, this Australian mega-battery has officially been switched on . "This means that, for the first time, clean and affordable wind energy can be dispatched to the grid 24 hours a day, seven days a week, whether the wind is blowing or not, improving system reliability", a statement from South Australia Premier Jay Weatherill's office ...

Economy Amitabh Bachchan's unforgettable night at the IFFI Award ceremony!
Author: 0 Amitabh Bachchan's unforgettable night at the IFFI Award ceremony!

The actor remarked he is excited to be a part of the film festival's closing event this year. From Salman Khan to Katrina Kaif , Akshay Kumar , Sidharth Malhotra and many others glammed up the evening. T 2725 -A most humbling evening at the IFFI awards. honoured and filled with such gratefulness to IFFI and the extremely endearing words by Akshay Kumar , Karan, and the dignitaries.

Economy Uber informs regulator 2.7mn users in United Kingdom affected by 2016 breach
Author: 0 Uber informs regulator 2.7mn users in United Kingdom affected by 2016 breach

This number has been confirmed by the government's digital minister Matt Hancock , and according to Uber it affected names, email addresses, and phone numbers. ICO said it expects Uber to alert all the affected British users, both Uber drivers and passengers, as soon as possible. And in Italy, the only European Union country to have announced a full-blown investigation into the Uber incident before Wednesday, the fine may be more than $1 million, with the amount being related to the number of ...

Economy Physical retail 'still relevant' on Black Friday
Author: 0 Physical retail 'still relevant' on Black Friday

At the same time, some analytics companies are reporting small decreases in Black Friday foot traffic. Amazon, alone, accounted for between 45 and 50 percent of all online Black Friday sales. In addition to Black Friday, Cyber Monday is also a very important day, and not just for pure online players. The day has become more about the experience of shopping, rather than the actual discounts, said David Bassuk, co-head of retail consulting at AlixPartners Llp.

Economy Gas prices hold steady in RI, down a nickel in MA
Author: 0 Gas prices hold steady in RI, down a nickel in MA

AAA Northeast reported the average price per gallon fell 5 cents over the last week, to an average of $2.48. At that time, gas was averaging $2.06 per gallon. Demand has remained stronger than expected for the early part of fall, so an increasing utilization rate will close the supply gap and help keep stocks in check as winter draws closer, says AAA.

Economy Suspect charged in Oakland Co. deputy's death
Author: 0 Suspect charged in Oakland Co. deputy's death

Christopher Berak of Macomb County, 22, was charged with first-degree premeditated homicide and murder of a peace officer. According to Oakland County Sheriff Michael Bouchard, police were involving in a pursuit on westbound I-69 to southbound M-15, entering Brandon Township.

Economy Robinho gets 9 yrs for gang rape (4)
Author: 0 Robinho gets 9 yrs for gang rape (4)

Robinho , who now plays for Athletico Mineiro in his homeland, has been capped 100 times as an worldwide player for Brazil , also having become the Premier League's most expensive star when he signed for Man City in 2008 for £32.5m. He has been capped 100 times by Brazil, scoring 28 goals. However, Brazil does not allow for the extradition of its own citizens, meaning he would only risk arrest and deportation if he was stopped in a third country.

Economy Why Uber Just Agreed to Buy a Buttload of Volvos
Author: 0 Why Uber Just Agreed to Buy a Buttload of Volvos

The tests are being conducted in Tempe, Arizona, and Pittsburgh. Uber's Volvo deal is a reminder that it's far and away the biggest player in the ride hailing industry. The deal is expected to be in between the year 2019 and year 2021 as reported by Bloomberg News . "But we know that we want to be the platform that's at the center of it, from a ride-sharing standpoint", he proclaimed.

Economy Area legislators weigh in on tax reform
Author: 0 Area legislators weigh in on tax reform

With this bill, a typical middle-income family of four earning $59,000 (the median household income) will receive a $1,182 tax cut. The US House of Representatives on Thursday passed a bill to reform the US tax code by a vote of 227 to 205, with all Democrats voting against it and all but 13 Republicans voting for it.

Economy Sensex Jumps 235 Points After Moody's Upgrade; Nifty Ends At 10283
Author: 0 Sensex Jumps 235 Points After Moody's Upgrade; Nifty Ends At 10283

Global rating agency Moody's has improved India's sovereign rating for the first time since 2004, citing state reforms to further enhance the economy's capacity to absorb shocks. The upgrading by the influential American credit rating agency comes after almost 13 years, during which time India has attracted cumulative foreign direct investment flows of about $ 250 billion and net portfolio investments of over $ 225 billion into its stock and debt markets.

Economy Hawaii acknowledges failures after risky patient escapes
Author: 0 Hawaii acknowledges failures after risky patient escapes

He was arrested in California on Wednesday after taking two flights to get there. In a letter to Circuit Judge Richard Perkins, Dr. Gene Altman said Saito "presents a substantial risk of danger to others as a result of his current mental state".

Economy Idaho AAA:
Author: 0 Idaho AAA: "Expect large crowds" of Thanksgiving holiday travelers

It almost matches the nationwide jump of those leaving home for the holiday. We are just one week away from Thanksgiving and AAA has released their predictions for a very busy Thanksgiving travel weekend. The increase comes at a time when gas prices are up more then 40 cent from past year. The Thanksgiving holiday travel period is defined as Wednesday, Nov.

Economy Crews cleaning up Keystone Pipeline leak in Marshall County
Author: 0 Crews cleaning up Keystone Pipeline leak in Marshall County

Crews shut down the pipeline about 6 a.m., according to the company's website, after a drop in pressure was detected in its operating system resulting from an oil leak that is under investigation. The 210,000-gallon spill occurred on private agricultural land in Marshall County, northeast of Aberdeen. A leak and spill in southeastern South Dakota in April 2016 prompted a weeklong shutdown of the pipeline.

Economy SA lose out on Rugby World Cup, France named hosts
Author: 0 SA lose out on Rugby World Cup, France named hosts

From the above criteria, South Africa ranked highest with 78.97%, France second with 75.88% and Ireland third with 72.25%, however members of the World Rugby Council opted to select France . "We've won but it's really grass-roots rugby that has won", he added. "Despite playing in places like Auckland and Dunedin, it felt as though we were the home team as all of the Irish in that part of the world seemed to come out and support us".

Economy Oil market could tip out of balance on rising non-Opec production
Author: 0 Oil market could tip out of balance on rising non-Opec production

As of 16:02 GMT, West Texas Intermediate crude oil futures were 1% lower at $55.17 a barrel on the ICE. Ahead of data from the American Petroleum Institute (API), an industry trade group, analysts in a Reuters poll forecast US crude stocks declined by 2.2 million barrels last week.

Economy Dubai Airshow 2017: Boeing announces further orders
Author: 0 Dubai Airshow 2017: Boeing announces further orders

The Netherlands-based plane maker made the announcement Wednesday, following talks at the Dubai Air Show. Worth almost $50 billion at list prices, the deal is a major rebound for Airbus , which has significantly lagged its USA arch rival Boeing in orders this year.

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