Economy

Tesco scraps 5p charge on single use plastic carrier bags

The move follows a 10-week trial undertaken by Tesco stores in Aberdeen, Dundee and Norwich to test how customers would manage without the 5p bag option. The new bags will be made of 94% recycled plastic and can be exchanged for a new one if damaged. Like the cheaper version, sales of the new bag will fund community projects in schools, GP practices and local football clubs across the United Kingdom, the grocery chain said.

Earnings On Deck For Tyson Foods, Inc

National Pension Service increased its position in Tyson Foods by 7.1% in the first quarter. Retirement Systems of Alabama now owns 139,730 shares of the company's stock worth $8,751,000 after buying an additional 1,025 shares during the last quarter.

De Blasio wants to tax the rich to pay for subway repairs

The mayor's proposal comes as he and Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo disagree over who should shoulder the cost of upgrading the city's failing subway system. It must be approved by state lawmakers. The Metropolitan Transit Authority is run by the state, not the city. The state picked up the tab, but it was never meant to be permanent, he said. Under the program in King County in Washington, which includes Seattle and its suburbs and has a population of more than two million, residents with household ...

Brokers Offer Predictions for Endo International PLC's FY2020 Earnings (NASDAQ:ENDP)

Zacks trimmed stocks of Endo International (NASDAQ: ENDP ) from a hold recommendation to a sell recommendation in a study report announced on early Tue, Jul 11th. The 9 months bearish chart indicates high risk for the $2.21B company. Maestri Luca sold $2.95M worth of stock or 20,307 shares. Endo International plc - Ordinary Shares has 52 week low of $9.36 and a 52 week high of $24.93 and has a market capitalization of $0.

New Government laws aim to better protect cars from cyber attacks

Issued by the Centre for the Protection of National Infrastructure and the Department for Transport, the new cybersecurity principles for connected and automated vehicles state that security is a board-level responsibility. Mike Hawes, chief executive of the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders, said in the press release that he is pleased to see the government working to effectively support the future of connected and autonomous cars.

SoftBank is mulling an investment in Uber or Lyft

SoftBank founder Masayoshi Son said the company should be able to decide on an "integration partner" for its US telecoms unit in the near-future, Reuters reported. SoftBank has not released a forecast for the current business year ending March, saying there are too many uncertain factors. SoftBank said Monday its quarterly net profit was 5.5 billion yen ($50 million), down from 254 billion yen the previous year.

United Kingdom house prices growth hits four-year low amid surging inflation

Both lenders say the growth in prices is not weaker than it already is due to a lack of homes on the market. Prices were up just 2.1 per cent in the quarter to July, down from the 2.6 per cent pace recorded in June. This is the lowest level since 96,740 in October 2016. Despite these factors, Galley believed the continued low-mortgage rate environment, combined with an ongoing shortage of properties for sale, should help continue to support house prices over the coming months.

11 lakhs PAN deactivated: Here's how to check yours' status

Also, Aadhaar had become mandatory in order to avail a PAN card, effective July 1. Earlier, the government had probed cases of fake PAN cards with fabricated information about themselves. Fill in the OTP and just click on the validate button. One time password or OTP will be sent to your registered mobile number . Now, in a bid to get rid of the fake PAN cards and invalid authentication medium, Income Tax Department has declared to waive off the fake ones, in the same process as ...

Paddy Power Plc (PAP) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Barclays PLC

Paddy Power Betfair Chairman Gary McGann said in a statement the company had "intensified (its) focus on executive succession planning" a few months ago after Corcoran spoke to the board about his long term plans. Mr Corcoran is being replaced by Worldpay chief executive Peter Jackson. "While we will be sorry to see Breon leave, we are delighted to have appointed a candidate of Peter's calibre to succeed him", he said.

Sensex, Nifty end marginally lower after choppy trade

Major Sensex gainers on Monday were: Tata Steel , up 4.26 per cent at Rs 600; SBI, up 1.85 per cent at Rs 311.10; Adani Ports, up 1.59 per cent at Rs 413.35; ICICI Bank , up 1.28 per cent at Rs 299.95; and Coal India, up 0.84 per cent at Rs 251.30.

Barcelona enter race with Arsenal to sign Nice midfielder Jean-Michael Seri

There was some degree of pleasure from Arsenal fans when FC Barcelona star Neymar swapped Spain for France and completed his move to PSG. The Gunners will, however, face competition from the Catalan giants for his signature. Seri, a 12-time capped Ivory Coast worldwide, was one of the standout performers in Ligue 1 previous year as Les Aiglons secured a shock Champions League place for next season.

SRK attends 'Water Cup' event on behalf of Aamir and Kiran

Among those present for the program were Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis and founder of Reliance Foundation, Nita Ambani among others. "Today is Friendship Day, so, I asked Shah Rukh Khan to attend the programme in my absence".

Consumer spending continues to shrink

It follows similar declines in May and June. Consumer spending in the United Kingdom fell for the third straight month in July as rising inflation and stagnant wage growth squeezed shoppers' pockets, a new survey has suggested. Transport and communication saw the worst spending slide of 6.1% for a second month, with clothing and footwear's 5.2% decrease following a better month in June, and household goods continuing to endure lean times with a 4.0% fall.

Short Interest in Independence Realty Trust, Inc. (IRT) Declines By 19.3%

Finally, Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services reiterated a "buy" rating on shares of Independence Realty Trust in a report on Wednesday, August 2nd. Ngam Advisors L.P. Stockholders of record on Monday, July 10th were paid a dividend of $0.31 per share. The ex-dividend date was set for Tuesday the 13th of June 2017. This represents a $0.92 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 5.03%.

Company Buys Town to Open Weed "Eco-Tourism" Site

According to the official website of the company, American Green is one of the first publicly traded technology companies in the medical cannabis industry in the world. But in the meantime, according to Shearin, the company has already made a decision to rename the local general store to "The Apothecary". But American Green's multi-million dollar cannabis tourism project is poised to change that.

Did Chandigarh VIP delay ambulance, leading to patient's death?

Another Chandigarh VIP has become embroiled in a controversy after he allegedly stopped an ambulance in mid-traffic and the patient being taken to hospital died due to delayed treatment. The family says they kept pleading with Nagpal to allow the ambulance to pass as Navin's condition was deteriorating quickly. "Our uncle died before he could be attended to by doctors", said Arun Kumar Soni.

Wesley Sneijder arrives in Nice after Galatasaray

On Sunday evening, Nice posted on Twitter to say they had reached an "agreement in principle" with the former Real Madrid and Ajax star. As expected, Wesley Sneijder has agreed terms with Napoli's Champions League opponents Nice , pending a medical.

Commonwealth Bank blames 'coding error' in money laundering case

The bank this morning will provide a statement setting out further details about one part of the allegations last week made against it: that it failed to tell Austrac about more than 53,000 cash deposits across its ATM network of more than $10,000, as it is required to.

SCE&G customers shouldn't expect refunds for abandoned nuclear project

SCE&G and state-owned Santee Cooper had together spent about $9 billion on Summer. The plant is about 30 miles north of Columbia in Fairfield County, South Carolina. The project has been shrouded in doubt since Westinghouse, hired as primary contractor in 2008, filed for bankruptcy protection earlier this year.

Rebel Libs Are Pushing Marriage Equality In An Emergency Party Meeting Today

The ruling Liberal Party has said since 2015 it wants to let the Australian people choose in a national vote, while the opposition Labor Party wants it be directly legislated by parliament, saying a plebiscite is unnecessary, too costly and traumatic for the LGBT community.

Brunswick café charges men 18% 'gender gap' surcharge

Ms O'Brien, who describes herself as 'feminist, not the fun kind, ' says she just wants to start a conversation and raise awareness, Broadsheet reported. The first rule is women have priority seating, the second outlines the 18 percent premium to reflect the gender pay gap (2016) and the third is respect goes both ways.

Why there's still no decision from Mbete on the secret ballot

Two senior ANC politicians told The Citizen on Friday that a picture had been painted for them about the unintended consequences of voting with the opposition. "The SACP is in alliance with the ANC, we can not join an opposition agenda to dislodge the ANC", said Alex Mashilo, spokesperson for the party. But the Umkhonto we Sizwe Military Veterans Association (MKMVA) has called for disciplinary charges against any ANC MP who votes in favour of the motion.

BTB Real Estate Investment Trust (BTB) Set to Announce Earnings on Tuesday

In other news, CFO Robert F. Mccadden purchased 10,000 shares of the business's stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, June 19th. The firm has a market capitalization of $2.54 billion, a P/E ratio of 25.02 and a beta of 0.96. ValuEngine lowered Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a research note on Friday, June 2nd. Accern also gave news headlines about the real estate investment trust an impact score of 46.7722981942359 out of ...

Hospitalized After Flight Lands In Philly Following 'Severe Turbulence'

The flight was returning to Philadelphia from Athens, Greece when it encountered extreme turbulence prior to landing. In a statement, the airline said the fasten seatbelt sign was on at the time of the turbulence. It started shaking, then it took a big drop. The flight arrived about 30 minutes ahead of its scheduled 3:45 p.m. landing. Jessica Huseman, who according to her Twitter profile is a reporter for ProPublica .

Blackrock New York Municipal Income Trst

Shares of Blackrock Maryland Municipal Bond Trust ( BZM ) opened at 14.79 on Friday. As of the end of the quarter Wells Fargo & Company/mn had bought a total of 13,000 shares growing its position 371.3%. A number of analysts have recently commented on BTA shares. Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. The Trust invests primarily in a portfolio of taxable municipal securities known as Build America Bonds (BABs) that are issued by state and local governments to finance capital projects, such as public ...

Enbridge Energy Management LLC

They were forecasting US$0.11 per share three months ago. Stockholders of record on Monday, August 7th will be given a dividend of $0.35 per share. Mitsubishi Ufj & Banking Corp holds 9,198 shares or 0% of its portfolio. $25's average target is 70.77% above currents $14.64 stock price. TRADEMARK VIOLATION WARNING: This piece was first published by Sports Perspectives and is the property of of Sports Perspectives.

German supermarket chain removes eggs from shelves amid pesticide scare

A major supermarket chain said Friday it is removing all eggs from sale in its German stores amid a scare over possible pesticide contamination that Dutch producers fear will cost them millions of euros in lost income. The European Commission said it had been made aware of the egg issue, and spokeswoman Anna-Kaisa Itkonen told reporters developments were being monitored "very closely".

Most Recent Analysts Ratings Lumber Liquidators Holdings, Inc. (LL)

Baker Avenue Asset Management LP now owns 28,410 shares of the specialty retailer's stock worth $596,000 after buying an additional 8,410 shares during the period. Lumber Liquidators Holdings, Inc .'s ROA is -13.06%, while industry's average is 5.87%. Revenue for the quarter also killed consensus, coming in at $263.5 Million, compared to the consensus of 256.84 Million.

Xact Kapitalforvaltning AB Sells 49 Shares of Eastman Chemical Company (EMN)

About 334,106 shares traded. Its down 6.66% from 4.61M shares previously. In the market the company is trading up by 1.07% since yesterday's close of $63.43. Carroll Fincl Assoc holds 727 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. 02/08/2016 - Dow Chemical Company (The) was upgraded to " by analysts at Susquehanna.

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE:BRK-B) Rating Increased to Hold at BidaskClub

Berkshire Hathaway Inc.is a holding company owning subsidiaries engaged in various business activities. Headlines about Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE:BRK/B) have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis.

President Trump to travel to promote tax overhaul legislation

The White House is not Wednesday to having congressional Republicans use the budget reconciliation process to advance a tax overhaul and is eyeing red state Democrats up for re-election as possible partners in the effort, legislative affairs director Marc Short said Monday.

Earnings Forecast of First Bancorp (FBP)

It has a 11.21 P/E ratio. (NYSE:FBP). According to the most recently released broker notes, 0 analysts have a rating of "strong buy" on the stock, 3 analysts "buy", 3 analysts "neutral", 0 analysts "sell" and 0 analysts "strong sell". Investors sentiment increased to 2 in 2016 Q4. The company has Beta Value of 1.39 and ATR value of 0.59. Shares of First Financial Bankshares, Inc.

Toyota to take 5% stake in Mazda

Toyota said it is assuming an average US dollar rate of 110 yen and euro rate of 124 yen for the year, compared to earlier estimates of 105 yen and 115 yen, respectively. "Mazda has been studying the Toyota Production System, with direct help from Toyota, since the 1970s", said Shook, a former Toyota engineer. Toyota and Mazda are forming a capital alliance and splitting the cost for the plant equally.

Noble Midstream Partners LP

Zacks' EPS calculations are a mean average based on a survey of sell-side research analysts that that provide coverage for Noble Midstream Partners. Scotiabank restated a buy rating and issued a $35.00 price objective on shares of Dominion Energy Midstream Partners in a research report on Thursday, April 27th.

Real Estate Select Sector SPDR Fund

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