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Chemical in weed killer found in Ben & Jerry's ice cream

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The nonprofit, consumer advocate group is calling for Ben & Jerry's to move immediately to using only organic ingredients, including milk. There's never been a better time to be an ice cream fanatic. Toxicity studies have shown that glyphosate may provoke toxic effects on liver and kidney functions. OCA is calling for Ben & Jerry's, a Vermont-based subsidiary of Unilever, to begin an immediate transition to using only organic ingredients, including milk, in its products or face a ... Read More »

Tencent in talks to invest $400 million in Ola

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The CEO of Grab , Anthony Tan said that with their support, the firm would secure market lead in ride-sharing and stand on this to make Grab face the payment solution of choice for the southeastern part of Asia. The increasing interest in Ola among investors comes at a time when it's San Francisco-based rival Uber has been embroiled in a series of internal challenges, which have already led to changes in its top management. Read More »

MGM Resorts International (MGM) Receiving Somewhat Positive News Coverage, Analysis Shows

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On Thursday, March 2 BALDWIN ROBERT sold $1.40M worth of MGM Resorts International (NYSE:MGM) or 53,201 shares. The shares were sold at an average price of $31.01, for a total transaction of $615,703.55. The correct version of this piece of content can be read at https://www.thestockobserver.com/2017/07/26/somewhat-favorable-media-coverage-very-likely-to-impact-mgm-resorts-international-mgm-share-price-updated-updated.html. Read More »

Deutsche Bank: Ex-execs to give up $44.9M in bonuses

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Deutsche Bank warned that revenues of its operating businesses would decline this year. The shares fell the most in more than four months. CEO John Cryan blamed revenue losses on a lack of significant events needed to drive speculation and trading, such as the political uncertainty of Brexit in the same period a year ago. Read More »

Procter & Gamble delivers strong answer to activists with Q4 results

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The Crawford Investment Counsel Inc holds 703,204 shares with $59.13M value, down from 735,127 last quarter. Asset Planning Services Ltd. raised its stake in Procter & Gamble Company (The) by 79.7% in the first quarter. If you are accessing this news story on another domain, it was illegally stolen and reposted in violation of USA & worldwide copyright & trademark laws. Read More »

Starbucks to close all 379 Teavana units

Starbucks announced on Thursday that all 379 Teavana stores - which are primarily based in malls across the country - have been "underperforming". If you take into account number of stores, China is Starbucks' fastest-growing market outside of the United States. Read More »

Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund Boosts Stake in Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOGL)

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Gradient Investments LLC now owns 506 shares of the information services provider's stock valued at $460,000 after buying an additional 3 shares in the last quarter. This represents an increase of approximately 232% compared to the average daily volume of 5,961 put options. Genovese Burford & Brothers Wealth & Retirement Plan Management LLC raised its stake in shares of Alphabet by 71,762.1% in the fourth quarter. Read More »

Delta Buys Air France Stake as Four Top Carriers Deepen Ties

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Delta also announced that Air France-KLM is aiming to take a 31 percent stake in Virgin Atlantic , the London-based carrier of which Delta already owns 49 percent. Delta has taken minority stakes in many of its global partner airlines in recent years, gaining decision-making power and deeper integration in profitable regions like the United Kingdom or promising markets like China . Read More »

Lloyds Bank repaying £300 million to thousands of mortgage customers

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Income rose from £8.9bn to £9.3bn. Shares in Lloyds were down 1.3% on Thursday morning at 68.07 pence. "Following the successful transformation of the group to become a simple, low risk, United Kingdom focused retail and commercial bank, we have delivered another strong set of results with increased underlying and statutory profit and strong capital generation, whilst completing the acquisition of MBNA and returning to full private ownership", said chief executive António Horta-Osório. Read More »

Discovery Reports Preliminary $12B Deal For Scripps Networks

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Tfs Capital Llc owns 337,840 shares or 0.28% of their USA portfolio. Teachers Retirement System Of The State Of Kentucky holds 0.01% or 11,600 shares in its portfolio. The stock of Scripps Networks Interactive, Inc. He adds: "To the extent Discovery argues for higher prices at its best networks, including the SNI flagships, we believe MVPDs [multichannel video program distributors] will have full license to offset that with declines (in distribution and/or pricing) at Discovery's weakest ... Read More »

$0.06 EPS Expected for Cenovus Energy Inc (USA) (CVE)

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The shares were bought at an average price of C$9.16 per share, with a total value of C$91,600.00. Technical Indicators of Cenovus Energy Inc. The firm has "Outperform" rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Thursday, April 28. Cenovus Energy Inc had 24 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company generated a return on equity (ROE) of -1.90%. Read More »

Will the MTA's Subway Rescue Plan Work?

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MTA chairman Joseph Lhota told the Times that he felt the board had come to a general consensus that the MTA needed to find a different source of financing, and that he was looking at other options. Lhota called it "befuddling" that de Blasio would not agree upon more funding. The last one featured drama centering on who was or wasn't paying for subway repairs, now it's about who stopped a train. Read More »

Meg Whitman steps down as chairwoman of HP Inc

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The headlines say Meg Whitman is stepping down from HP Inc.'s board . Following a whirlwind of media speculation, Bloomberg reports claim that Whitman has already held meetings with senior representatives of the ride-sharing app, with a new leader expected to be announced within six weeks. Read More »

Jeff Bezos is now the richest man in the world

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According to the magazine, real-time tracking of personal fortunes has showed Bezos with a net worth of $90.5 billion, which is ahead of $90 billion for Gates. Shares of the e-commerce giant rose 1.3 percent to $1,065.92 at 10:10 a.m.in NY, giving Bezos a net worth of $90.9 billion, versus $90.7 billion for Gates. Read More »

Teachers Advisors LLC Decreases Stake in Twitter, Inc. (TWTR)

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Twitter disclosed that it had 328 million monthly active users in the second quarterly, marking no increase from the first quarter. Mr Dorsey said Twitter was focusing on the metric of " daily active users " rather than the more closely watched monthly figure, and said daily usage was up 12 per cent, without offering a specific number. Read More »

Trump says Yellen still in the running for renewed term

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Yellen's term as chair doesn't end until February, so making a decision any time soon would be premature, as Trump noted during the WSJ interview, adding that a formal nomination will likely not be made until the end of the year. Trump has the opportunity to reshape the Fed's leadership through appointments. Past presidents have often sought continuity by keeping the Fed chairs of their predecessors. Read More »

BMW Group Announces New Battery-Electric MINI Three-Door Variant

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BMW Group now offers the widest range of electrified vehicles of any auto manufacturer in the world, with nine models on the market. BMW wants electric vehicles to contribute at least 15-25 per cent of the total sales by 2025. The news came after ministers were told to "pull out all the stops" to prevent BMW from moving the manufacturing of Mini to Germany or the Netherlands. Read More »

Top Woodford stock AstraZeneca dives on drug blow

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Sean Bohen, EVP of global medicines development and CMO at AstraZeneca , said: "While the results from the MYSTIC trial for progression-free survival in first-line Stage IV non-small cell lung cancer compared with standard of care are disappointing, the trial was created to assess overall survival and we look forward to evaluating the remaining primary endpoints of overall survival for both mono- and combination therapy". Read More »

Rs 200 Currency Note Will be Available Before August 15

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The currency in circulation, according to RBI is about 86% of the currency in circulation before demonetisation. According to a Mint report citing people privy to the development, the RBI stopped printing Rs 2,000 notes around five months ago and is unlikely to take up its printing in this financial year. Read More »

Equities pare gains on F&O expiry, Nifty50 over 10100-mark intra-day

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The broader NSE Nifty closed almost unchanged at 10,020.55, after earlier rising as much as 0.94 percent to an all-time high. The key equity indices, which touched record highs during intra-day trade, closed on a flat-to-negative note as investors booked profits in automobile, healthcare and IT stocks. Read More »

The Congress Is Responsible For Nitish Kumar's Return To The BJP

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This could be a flawless case of opportunism by Nitish Kumar or maybe his conscience did not allow him to form the government and so he made a decision to part ways, whatever be the case, the break-up of the "Mahagatbandhan" for sure is a body blow for the anti-BJP alliance for the General Elections in 2019. Read More »

Man shot dead by police in Sydney

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Emmanuel Theo-Haris, 73, told The Daily Telegraph he was forced to fight off a man, identified yesterday as 30-year-old Danukul Mokmool, after he was grabbed from behind about 6.30 on Wednesday night in his shop at Central Station. The florist said he didn't think twice about returning to work on Thursday morning. Two young commuters yelled out at police, "Why did you shoot him?" The officers on the scene opened fire shortly after they arrived, Theoharas said. Read More »

Lyft is Testing "Taco Mode" in One SoCal City This Weekend

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A brand new " Taco Mode " within the Lyft application will end the dreaded practice of begging your driver incessantly to stop at the drive-thru for your late night taco fix. For you midnight snackers out there, it doesn't get any better than this! Initially, about 15 Lyft vehicles wrapped in festive taco wallpaper will partake in Taco Mode . Read More »

Yes Bank net jumps 32%; board okays 1:5 stock split

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Net interest margin expanded to 3.7% in Q1 June 2017 from 3.6% in Q1 June 2016. During the quarter, the bank's net interest income - the difference between interest earned and interest expended - grew 44% to Rs 1,808.8 crore. A provision of Rs 227.9 crores has been retained against the remaining exposure, which is in line with the RBI guidelines, he added. Rana Kapoor, chief executive officer and managing director, said, "Most of that was recovered or written off during the course of the ... Read More »

US Crude Oil Production Forecast Expected to Reach Record High in 2018

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EIA data showed distillate stockpiles, which include diesel and heating oil , declined by 1.9 million barrels, versus expectations for a 453,000-barrel drawdown. EIA reports that ethanol exports have also been on the rise, particularly through the first four months of 2017. "This marks the fourth consecutive week that total hydrocarbon inventories have fallen during a time of year when they normally increase", said PIRA Energy oil analyst Jenna Delaney. Read More »

Oil tankers association ends strike, oil supply resumes

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Keeping in view the public interest of uninterrupted fuel supply, he said, OGRA would sit with Oil Marketing Companies to review technical standards and give them appropriate time for their implementation in letter and spirit. More than two hundred people had lost their lives just a day before Eid in the tragic incident. The deceased included villagers and passers-by, who had gathered to collect oil leaking from the tanker. Read More »

Samsung hits record quarterly profit on back of semiconductor business

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Operating profit came to 14.1 trillion won in the April-June period, up 72.7 percent from 8.14 trillion won posted past year. In the second quarter, the divisions producing semiconductors and components boosted the company's accounts by jointly achieving 42.83 trillion won in revenue, which is 40.7 per cent more than in the same quarter of 2016. Read More »