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Markets SC exempts municipal areas from highway liquor ban
Author: 0 SC exempts municipal areas from highway liquor ban

Additional Excise Commissioner Rajendra Prasad said they will instruct all Deputy Commissioners to dispose of the applications pending before them as per law. "Proprietors will have to get clarity on the rates before opening their counters", he said. Shares of Indian breweries and distilleries companies rallied on Thursday after the Supreme Court of India clarified that the highway ban on liquor sale imposed by it is not applicable to licensed bars and beverages outlets within the ...

Markets Audi announces confusing new naming convention for its models
Author: 0 Audi announces confusing new naming convention for its models

The names of the Audi model series - from A1 to Q7 - will remain unchanged. Incidentally, Audi will be inaugurating a new sales and service facility in Chandigarh as well, where the Q7 petrol's launch will be held. Instigated in a move Audi says will see future models reflect the added performance delivered by electric powered hybrid systems and/or pure electric systems such as that being developed for the company's new e-tron SUV due out in 2018, the new naming process groups together models ...

Author: 0 Analysts Review on: Valero Energy Corporation (VLO)

Louisiana State Employees Retirement Systems owns 16,100 shares for 0.04% of their portfolio. Crestwood Advisors Llc decreased Microsoft Corp (MSFT) stake by 1.69% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. Valero Energy Partners earned a media sentiment score of 0.09 on Accern's scale. The 50 day moving average went up by +0.25% and the 200 day average was up $1.35.

Markets Hulu's live TV service is now available on Xbox 360
Author: 0 Hulu's live TV service is now available on Xbox 360

This is the first time Hulu will stream live television to something other than set-top boxes and mobile devices. "This is a very early version of the new Hulu experience on the Web and we expect it to evolve significantly over the next few months", writes Smith.

Markets Activision Blizzard, Inc (ATVI) Saw a 52-Week High
Author: 0 Activision Blizzard, Inc (ATVI) Saw a 52-Week High

Caladrius Biosciences Inc (NASDAQ:CLBS) has declined 9.24% since August 23, 2016 and is downtrending. It has outperformed by 27.73% the S&P500. Decatur Capital Management Inc increased Activision Blizzard Inc ( ATVI ) stake by 25.27% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing.

Markets Uber Continues to Grow, Despite Scandals
Author: 0 Uber Continues to Grow, Despite Scandals

At the end of the second quarter, Uber had $6.6bn in cash, down from around $7.2bn at the end of the first quarter of the year. Adjusted net revenue, which reflects Uber's cut of ride fares, rose to $1.75 billion from $1.5 billion in the first quarter, Uber said.

Markets NHC says Harvey quickly strengthening, to be a major hurricane
Author: 0 NHC says Harvey quickly strengthening, to be a major hurricane

The center of the storm was about 335 miles southeast of Corpus Christi, Texas , and 325 miles south-southeast of Port O'Connor. The major story developing today is the progression and intensification of Tropical Storm Harvey . "Rain totals in our area will range anywhere from 1" in parts of south Arkansas to near 8" south of I-20. But, when will the rain begin to affect us? Because the storm will stall, the heavy rain will stay in the same area for a long time.

Markets US Diplomats Suffered Brain Injuries From Sonic Attacks in Cuba
Author: 0 US Diplomats Suffered Brain Injuries From Sonic Attacks in Cuba

The diplomats, based at Havana's US Embassy, began complaining about a series of symptoms ranging from hearing loss and nausea to headaches and balance disorders, in late 2016, according to the State Department . "The Cuban government has assured us it is also investigating and taking appropriate measures", the State Department spokeswoman said on Wednesday.

Markets Oil Traders Grapple With US Crude Conundrum
Author: 0 Oil Traders Grapple With US Crude Conundrum

The weekly rollout of data on United States inventories will start soon. Any support for the dollar from the meeting could hit oil and other assets priced in the USA currency. The Permian shale region in Texas is expected to represent about 30 percent of total USA crude oil production next year. A market surplus previous year pushed crude oil prices to historic lows , slowed capital streams toward exploration and production and hurt the financial well-being of producers and producing ...

Markets Signet Jewelers Limited (NYSE:SIG) Experiences Heavy Trading Volume
Author: 0 Signet Jewelers Limited (NYSE:SIG) Experiences Heavy Trading Volume

ProShare Advisors LLC increased its position in Signet Jewelers Limited by 113.4% in the first quarter. Advantus Capital Mngmt reported 0.02% of its portfolio in Signet Jewelers Ltd. Buckingham Research maintained Signet Jewelers Ltd. (NYSE: SIG ) on Friday, August 28 with "Buy" rating. If you are accessing this article on another site, it was illegally stolen and reposted in violation of United States and worldwide copyright & trademark legislation.

Markets KFC Made a VR Game About Cooking Your Bargain Bucket
Author: 0 KFC Made a VR Game About Cooking Your Bargain Bucket

KFC commissioned the development of a VR game where Colonel Sanders locks you in a Saw-style room, which can only be escaped through completing his "safely cook some chicken" puzzle. "This game will teach you to make my Original recipe chicken... the hard way ", he says before coughing up a storm. It's also possible that KFC is cutting back on wasted product because if trainees were actually frying real chicken rather than virtual chicken, a lot of food could be wasted.

Markets Key votes come Thursday for Waukee Apple data center
Author: 0 Key votes come Thursday for Waukee Apple data center

When completed, the Apple data center will be connected to local water mains, and work on connecting the area to sewer systems is already underway, though it will soon be redirected from the city owned infrastructure to the Des Moines Metropolitan Wastewater Reclamation Authority.

Markets Dixons Carphone blames profit warning on
Author: 0 Dixons Carphone blames profit warning on "challenging conditions" in mobile phone market

CRH has been another prominent blue-chip riser after reporting that its profit before tax had jumped 27 percent in the first half of the year. Provident is now leading other blue-chips higher, after the group's shares lost more than 66 percent earlier this week, after the company unveiled yet another profit warning, scrapped its payout to shareholders and announced that its chief executive was stepping down.

Markets JM Smucker Co (SJM) Cuts Forecast As Q1 Earnings Underwhelm
Author: 0 JM Smucker Co (SJM) Cuts Forecast As Q1 Earnings Underwhelm

The Thomas Story & Son Llc holds 80,637 shares with $4.10 million value, down from 108,455 last quarter. Silver Wheaton Corp now has $8.37B valuation. NY arabica coffee futures have declined by 8.4% so far in 2017, on a nearest-but-one contract basis, to stand at 127.70 cents a pound on Thursday for the December lot.

Markets Lowe's quarterly earnings, sales below Wall Street's forecasts
Author: 0 Lowe's quarterly earnings, sales below Wall Street's forecasts

A shortage of properties, along with higher costs faced by homebuilders, has kept home prices elevated and sidelined first-time buyers. "We are pleased with our improved comparable sales performance relative to last quarter, and the strong momentum we built throughout the second quarter culminating in a 7.9% comparable sales increase for the month of July", commented Robert A.

Markets Brace Yourself: Laverne Cox Is Collaborating With Beyoncé
Author: 0 Brace Yourself: Laverne Cox Is Collaborating With Beyoncé

On top of the Beyoncé collaboration, Cox is also nominated for an Emmy for her role as Sophia in Orange is the New Black . We can only hope it's Lemonade, Part II and that Solange is somehow involved too. Taking to her Facebook page which sports almost 65 million followers, Bey linked to the US-based LGBT+ advocacy schools group GLSEN. In 2014, she became the first openly transgender person to appear on the cover of TIME magazine.

Markets Bayer Monsanto merger goes round 2 in Europe
Author: 0 Bayer Monsanto merger goes round 2 in Europe

If the tie-up goes ahead, the new company would have some 140,000 employees around the world with combined annual revenues from agriculture alone of about 23 billion euros. The Commission wants to investigate if a merger between the two companies will affect the competitiveness in these markets too. "However, the commission considered these commitments insufficient to clearly dismiss its serious doubts as to the transaction's compatibility with the EU Merger Regulation", it said in a ...

Markets PCSD's 'Operation Bus' nets drivers putting kids at risk
Author: 0 PCSD's 'Operation Bus' nets drivers putting kids at risk

Bus drivers for Northwest Independent School District participated in a "mock bus run" before sunrise Tuesday, just about a week before the first day of school. A deputy will randomly be assigned to a school bus in Mercer County each week to look for school bus passing violations. "We are looking at people trying to take a route and commit to a route because the kids need the consistency of the same bus driver - same rules in the morning and same in the afternoon".

Markets New Home Sales Fell to Seven-Month Low in July
Author: 0 New Home Sales Fell to Seven-Month Low in July

After reaching their second highest post-recession level in June, sales of new single-family homes in the USA fell 9.4% over the month of July to a 571,000-unit seasonally adjusted annual rate. The dollar was trading lower against a basket of currencies, while prices for U.S. Treasuries rose. "New home prices are significantly outpacing existing home prices".

Author: 0 Insider Activity: Is Management Buying Plains GP Holdings, LP (NYSE:PAGP)?

The NASDAQ listed company saw a recent bid of $145.88 and 485381 shares have traded hands in the session. Plains All American Pipeline, L.P. has a 52 week low of $18.82 and a 52 week high of $33.95. Beach Mngmt Ltd Com holds 1.04% or 18,818 shares in its portfolio. Wealthtrust Axiom Limited Com has 22,776 shares. Fifth Third Retail Bank reported 0% in Plains GP Holdings LP (NYSE:PAGP).