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California to Become First US State Mandating Solar on New Homes


And before that in 2016, California broke a solar record by producing enough solar energy to generate over 6 million homes , which is twice as much as the state was producing two years previously. It will encourage more electric use or even all-electric homes to reduce natural gas consumption. Officials are saying there are exceptions built into the mandate, but will they be enough? Bill Watt, a California homebuilder and design consultant, who is also former president of the Orange ... Read More »

Google-owned Waymo's self-driving vehicle hit in collision on Arizona street


A Waymo self-driving auto was involved in a three-vehicle crash on May 4 in a busy shopping district of Chandler, Arizona, that was caused by a red-light runner, according to media reports . The company says in a statement that its mission is to make roads safer. Air15 video showed significant damage to the self-driving van, as well as a silver sedan, after the collision near Chandler Village Drive and Chandler Boulevard. Read More »

Comcast Readying Cash Bid to Upend Fox-Disney Deal


Further Comcast is only apparently planning to make the formal offer to Fox if the U.S. Justice Department is defeated in court in its challenge of AT&T Inc.'s separate and unrelated bid to purchase Time Warner. Intriguingly, one of the selling points to Murdoch for Disney CEO Bob Iger's overtures previous year was that Murdoch felt there would be less a concern for antitrust challenges with Disney. Read More »

Sensex gains over 100 points; ICICI Bank leads


At one point they fell below $70, after settling above that level for the first time since November 2014 on Monday. The BSE Sensex jumped 141.71 points or 0.40 percent at 35,349.85 while the NSE Nifty jumped 24.65 points or 0.23 percent to 10,740.15 in early trade. Read More »

Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive Is Saturday, May 12th


Letter carriers around the nation will be collecting donated items that people leave at their mailboxes, including in the Upstate. Fairfield First Selectman Mike Tetreau said, "The Town of Fairfield is proud to support the Letter Carriers' Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive once again this year". Read More »

IShares MSCI EAFE ETF (EFA) Rises 0.04% for May 7

Investors may be tracking certain levels on shares of Seanergy Maritime Hl (SHIP). Keeping an eye on Moving Averages, the 50-day is 77.28, the 200-day is at 75.56, and the 7-day is 76 for All Country Asia Ex Japan Ishares MSCI ETF (AAXJ). Read More »

Restaurants required to display calorie counts starting Monday


More of your favorite restaurants are publishing the amount of calories each food item has on their menus as of May 7. And it won't be just fast-food and sit-down restaurants that are affected. "Research, including a recent RAND Corporation study, suggests that people choose menu items with fewer calories when they have access to calorie information and that such information does not affect their satisfaction with the choice they make or their ratings of the restaurant", Gottlieb said. Read More »

'Rat poison squared': Buffett, Gates take aim at bitcoin


Regarding Apple , which has grown into Berkshire Hathaway's biggest holding, Buffett voiced his approval of the iPhone maker's plans to buy back US$100bn of its own stock. Buffett said he made a decision to invest in Apple after he realized that consumers were unlikely to switch to another product once they became established with Apple's system. Read More »

Uber hires safety adviser after fatal self-driving auto crash


Sources briefed on the matter told The Information that Uber executives have determined that the system's software was programmed with too low of a threshold for identifying objects as "false positives" that don't need to be avoided. Governor Doug Ducey encouraged Uber's autonomous-vehicle testing program to come to Arizona with the promise of lax regulations. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is also investigating the incident. Read More »

AAA: Gas Prices Holding Steady in Florida


Gas in Flint has dropped 16 cents per gallon with a new average of $2.79/g. Van Wert has the second lowest gas prices at $2.57, followed by Auglaize at $2.581, Allen at $2.589, Hardin at $2.59, Mercer at $2.60, Hancock at $2.62 and Putnam at $2.677. Read More »

Pelicans fall to Warriors 118-92; down 3-1 in series

As a result, that gravity hasn't been consistent in the Warriors' three games with him in the lineup. Other than Curry, no one on the Warriors expected him to be Wardell the Warlock on a consistent basis in this series. Cleveland, which has a chance to win its way back into the Eastern Conference finals for the fourth consecutive year on Monday night if it can finish off a sweep of Toronto, nearly didn't even get to this round. Read More »

Apple should buy back shares: Warren Buffett


The SpaceX CEO's tweet received more than 100,000 likes by Saturday evening and Twitter users posted various queries including when was he going to start, whether he was hiring, what it will be called, how they can buy stock, reports CNN. Read More »

Nestle pays $7.1 billion to market Starbucks' coffee


Starbucks now sells single-serve coffee in Kuerig K-cup pods. "This global coffee alliance will bring the Starbucks experience to the homes of millions more around the world through the reach and reputation of Nestlé", said Starbucks CEO Kevin Johnson in a statement released as part of the announcement. Read More »

China Approaches US To Relax ZTE Ban


The Chinese smartphone company received the ban when it was discovered that they had sold telecommunications equipment to Iran and North Korea - two countries that are now on the US' sanctions list. Dealing in ZTE stocks in Hong Kong and Shenzhen was halted since the united states announcement. ZTE's exchange filing on Sunday did not give details of its request or say when it had been made, but it did say that the company had provided additional material at the BIS's request. Read More »

Air France hit by new strike, sinking shares, quitting CEO


The quantity of spectacular staffers appears to be marginally falling as the airline passes its 14 th evening of Walk-outs in the past months. "We're minority shareholders. The company declined to comment further on what format that would take or how long the transition would last. "Air France will disappear if it does not make the necessary efforts to be competitive". Read More »

Author Junot Diaz accused of sexual misconduct, abuse by multiple women


Diaz, who penned The Brief and Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao and This Is How You Lose Her , has been widely regarded for his compelling storytelling about the Dominican-American experience. "We must continue to teach all men about consent and boundaries". Neither Diaz nor MIT have responded to requests for comment. "Absolutely", she said. Read More »

Warren Buffett deflects questions about a successor


He explained and also Buffett usually do not approve of re-purchase strategies. Buffett said he still spends most of his time reading about businesses, thinking and fielding the occasional phone call. "I'm starting a candy company & it's going to be awesome", he tweeted. Musk, who did not attend the Berkshire Hathaway meeting, caught wind of Buffett and Munger's comments, and apparently felt he was being trolled. Read More »

(NYSE:MRK) Shares Bought by Morgan Dempsey Capital Management LLC

Therefore 88% are positive. The rating was upgraded by Bank of America on Thursday, October 13 to "Buy". The firm earned "Sell" rating on Tuesday, July 4 by BMO Capital Markets. (NYSE:MRK) now has a 14-day Commodity Channel Index (CCI) of -138.6. Taylor Hoffman Wealth Management bought a new position in shares of Merck & the 4th quarter worth about $156,000. Read More »

Cambridge Analytica must return data to USA academic


In a notice posted on Saturday, the ICO said that it had "served a legal notice on SCL Elections Ltd", the parent company of Cambridge Analytica, "ordering it give an academic all the personal information the company holds about him". Cambridge Antalytica's bankruptcy filing comes after the company admitted making mistakes over the misuse of data harvested from Facebook accounts. Read More »

Mukesh Ambani's daughter to tie the knot with Piramal scion


Both Isha Ambani and Anand Piramal are deeply involved from the operations of their parents' businesses. Isha's twin brother Akash Ambani will also tie the knot with Shloka Mehta this December. He is also an Executive Director of the Piramal Group, a global business congolomerate. He was previously the youngest President of the Indian Merchant Chamber - Youth Wing. Read More »

1 killed, 3 missing after natural disaster strikes Polish coal mine


Rescuers battled in the early hours of Sunday to reach four coal miners who remained trapped almost one kilometre (0.6 mile) underground in southern Poland after an quake. The State Mining Authority said the tremor had a magnitude of 3.4 on the Richter scale. TVN24 said the quake was also felt on the surface and shook some houses. Read More »

Wisconsin man eats 30000th Big Mac burger, setting a new world record


Gorske says he's eaten at least one Big Mac nearly every day since May 17, 1972. His achievement was recognized by Guinness World Records in 2016 when he was tallied in at 28,788 Big Macs. He even has the day when McDonald's switched to shredded lettuce marked down: February 10, 1999. Gorske has appeared on the "Rachael Ray Show ", "Jimmy Kimmel", " Lopez Tonight ", "I've Got a Secret", " Oprah " and " Inside Edition ". Read More »

Agency: Pilots caused 3 San Francisco airport close-calls


Longtime American Airlines pilot Chris Manno said the runways at the airport require pilots to be "on top of your game" when landing. An Air Canada pilot says he aborted a landing at San Francisco International Airport before hearing from the control tower because "things were not adding up" when the jet almost landed on a taxiway occupied by four other planes last July. Read More »

Flight attendant accused of bad behavior was drunk


United Airlines says it has compensated all of its passengers that were on a flight from Denver to Williston Thursday afternoon after a "concerning incident" involving a flight attendant arose. The flight attendant was not arrested, according to Click2Houston. "The safety of our passengers and crew is ours and United's top priority". United Airlines said it is refunding air fare for passengers "as a gesture of goodwill". Read More »

Iran foreign minister insists Iran won't renegotiate nuclear deal in YouTube video


There've been speculations that Tel Aviv started developing its nuclear program in 1948-1949, with its first deliverable nuclear weapons being allegedly created in 1966; its purported arsenal is estimated to contain up to 400 warheads. Seyed Hossein Mousavian is a Middle East security and nuclear policy specialist at Princeton University, former spokesperson for Iran its global nuclear negotiations and author of "Iran and the United States: An Insider's View on the Failed Past and the Road to ... Read More »

Lufthansa-Air France or BA-Air France?


The chief government of Air France-KLM raised the stakes earlier within the day, warning he would stop if staff rejected the corporate's newest supply on wages after weeks of rolling strikes by pilots and different employees. He will officially resign next Wednesday, Air France-KLM said. Strikes in recent weeks were responsible for huge additional in losses , the company said, with further industrial action planned for May 7 and May 8. Read More »

ISM Reports 108th Consecutive Month of Economic Growth in Manufacturing


On new orders, closely watched for what may happen in the months ahead, the Ai Group said the subindex has been expanding strongly since late 2016 and continues to indicate good growth prospects for manufacturing for the remainder of 2018. The index indicated a slower growth in the current month, when compared to its level in the preceding month. Last month due to days of closures of businesses across Ireland following a snowstorm that had never been seen in the country in 36 years, the ... Read More »

Porterfield to lead Ireland in historic Test


Fast bowler Rankin is only player in the squad with Test experience having represented England once in the longest format against Australia in 2014 and could become the 15th player to play Test cricket for two countries. According to Cricket Ireland, Ed Joyce , Kevin O'Brien, Gary Wilson, Tim Murtagh, Andre Balbirnie, Tyrone Kane, James Shannon, Paul Stirling, Niall O'Brien, Stuart Thompson, Boyd Rankin , Andy McBrine, and Nathan Smith are included in the Ireland Squad . Read More »

France says proposed cut to European Union farm subsidies is 'unthinkable'


EU Budget Commissioner Guenther Oettinger, who called for states to show unprecedented speed and agree on the budget within a year, said it was inevitable that there will be disputes: "There will be cuts, which many countries will complain about, and there will be new spending, which the others will complain about", he remarked. Read More »

Wells Fargo & Co (WFC) Stake Maintained by Quantitative Investment Management Llc


The firm had revenue of $21.93 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $21.74 billion. The stock increased 1.82% or $11.26 during the last trading session, reaching $631.5. Glenview Bankshares Trust Dept invested 0.27% of its portfolio in Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC ). New Jersey Better Educational Savings has invested 1.6% in Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC ). Read More »

Self-Driving Car from Alphabet's Waymo Involved in Collision


Less than two months after a self-driving Uber struck and killed a pedestrian, police in Arizona are investigating another autonomous auto crash, this time involving a vehicle operated by Google-owned Waymo. This is the second known self-driving auto crash in the Phoenix area in the past two months. However, this accident comes not long after an Uber self-driving auto infamously struck and killed a pedestrian in Tempe, Arizona. Read More »

75 million more Apple shares purchased by Warren Buffett of Berkshire Hathaway


Investors who do so may be totally missing the point, as Apple boasts a "wide, wide gap" against its peers, said Buffett, 87. In his recent interview with Squawk Box , CEO of Berkshire Hathaway and the 3rd richest person in the world, Warren Buffet has said that the long-term investors of Apple's stock shouldn't obsess with near-term iPhone sales. Read More »

Southwest Flight Makes Emergency Landing After Window Cracks, No Injuries Reported

The new permanent airworthiness directive lowers the threshold for the ultrasonic inspections, expanding the number of engines requiring inspections by about 2,500 to an estimated 3,716 engines on USA planes. Any blades that show signs of fatigue must be replaced. That suggests that the crack grew relatively quickly, but investigators didn't provide any timeline. Read More »

Analysts Rating Review: Esperion Theraptc Cmn (ESPR)


On Wednesday, October 18 the stock rating was maintained by Cowen & Co with "Buy". During the same quarter in the previous year, the business posted ($1.80) EPS. (NASDAQ:ESPR) has risen 89.86% since May 3, 2017 and is uptrending. Therefore 55% are positive. Esperion had 17 analyst reports since November 22, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. Read More »

Aer Lingus owner IAG records a 75% jump in quarterly profit


Norwegian said in late April that a number of groups had made advances since IAG bought its stake. IAG had taken a small shareholding in Norwegian and had indicated the potential for making an offer for the company. The firm was able to boost its passenger unit revenue by 3.5 per cent, although once adjusted for currencies it was down 0.7 per cent. Its load factor, a measure of how full its planes are, rose 1.5 percentage points to 80.5 percent. Read More »

Vodafone Launched Rs. 349 Recharge Pack to take on Jio, Airtel, Idea


Jio's Rs 299 prepaid plan gives users 3GB 4G data per day for 28 days and unlimited calls, and free access to its suite of MyJio apps. The Rs. 99 plan comes with 26 days validity, whereas the Rs. This plan is available in all circles of India where BSNL is available. All the roaming calls (incoming and outgoing) are totally free and unlimited in this plan. Read More » (NASDAQ:AMZN) Price Target Lowered to $0.00 at Deutsche Bank

One Capital Management LLC purchased a new stake in shares of during the 1st quarter worth $320,000. Rock Springs Capital Management Lp sold 19,000 shares as the company's stock declined 18.69% with the market. Since December 7, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 13 insider sales for $45.88 million activity. Efg Asset Management (Americas) has invested 1.31% of its portfolio in, Inc. Read More »

Places to Celebrate Cinco de Mayo in Beijing


The cost is $10 for 10 hits, plus an extra 10 hits for $5 more . Wouldn't you rather pay for a ride home? Restaurants and bars capitalize on the holiday in a big way. If you know someone who is about to drive buzzed or "high", step in and help. Sgt. Rob Brown of Prescott Valley Police Department's traffic control unit said the objective of the patrol is to save lives, reduce traffic accidents and enforce traffic laws. Read More »

Alibaba Stock Climbs After Fiscal Q4 Earnings Beat Forecasts


About 1.81M shares traded or 68.29% up from the average. Listed here are Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE: BABA ) PTs and latest ratings. BABA outperformed the S&P500 by 56.74%. One analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating, thirty have issued a buy rating and two have given a strong buy rating to the company's stock. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Monday, November 13 by Robert W. Read More »

GST Council agrees to change ownership structure of GSTN


Elaborating on the decision, the GST Council chairman, finance minister Arun Jaitley , said that the govt will acquire the 51% stake held by private entities and subsequently the central and the state governments will hold a 50% stake each in the entity. Read More »

SPDR MSCI Japan StrategicFactors ETF (QJPN) Declines 0.64% for May 3


The score helps determine if a company's stock is valuable or not. Shares of Ishares V Public Limited Company (UIFS.L) are on watch as they closed the most recent session above the Parabolic SAR line. This is calculated by dividing the five year average ROIC by the Standard Deviation of the 5 year ROIC. Simply put, this ratio calculates how well the firm uses investment funds to generate profit. Read More »

Failed Southwest Air jet engine had passed seven inspections


Southwest announced its Hawaii plans last October after years of customer demand for flights to the popular leisure destination. Southwest said in a statement on Thursday that the company was continuing "to cooperate fully with the National Transportation Safety Board's (NTSB) ongoing investigation into Flight 1380". Read More »

Walmart (WMT) Position Reduced by HM Payson & Co

This organization's stock showed a trading volume of 6.08 million shares, compared to its average daily volume of 11.94M shares. WMT outperformed by 11.98% the S&P500. Wells Fargo initiated the shares of WMT in report on Wednesday, January 25 with "Market Perform" rating. As per Tuesday, December 26, the company rating was maintained by Mizuho. Read More »

Reddit To Relaunch Crypto Payments


Reddit had stopped Bitcoin as a mode of payment without any prior intimation made to the consumers. Reddit , a popular site amongst people for having discussions over cryptocurrency has given high hopes to cryptocurrency enthusiasts and followers. Read More »