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Why Gendry's Return to Game of Thrones Is Such a Big Deal

The leaked episode was a low-quality stream with "For Internal Viewing Only" and "Star India Pvt". FOUR CHAPS HAVE BEEN ARRESTED on suspicion of being the people involved in the theft and release of an as-then unreleased episode of death and dragons show Game of Thrones . Read More »

Oil prices settle flat after testing three-week lows

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The growing crisis and concerns on the ongoing supply gluts of oil have massively hit the prices this week; the growing supply from OPEC members and in the United States propelled the prices on an all-new 3-week low. That would mark a seventh weekly decline in a row for the government data. According to a Reuters poll, US crude stockpiles dropped last week for the seventh week in a row, and gasoline and distillate inventories were also likely down. Read More »

Rail fares to rise by up to 3.6 per cent next year

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The exact figure will be published later this morning. "The mess we're in today with huge differences between peak and off-peak fares on inter-city routes is precisely because of regulation. " Regulated rail fares are capped in line with inflation for next year". While performance remains patchy and with pay and wages not keeping pace with inflation, they will feel rightly aggrieved if they are paying much higher rises next January'. Read More »

Lawsuit: Bucks County woman finds rodent in Chick-Fil-A sandwich

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She was nauseous for hours and went to the hospital where they gave her medication for her nausea. In the suit, Bucks County Court cited negligence in that restaurant officials 'failed to supervise employees who intentionally and/or knowingly served a sandwich to a customer with a dead rodent baked into the bun'. Read More »

US judge says LinkedIn cannot block startup from public profile data

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HiQ Labs required access to the data, which is considered publicly available, to build algorithms created to predict employee behaviour through their social media activities. LinkedIn said it planned to challenge the decision, according to a statement to Reuters . "This case is not over". LinkedIn spokeswoman Nicole Leverich says "we will continue to fight to protect our members' ability to control the information they make available on LinkedIn". Read More »

Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank says he is leaving Trump's manufacturing council

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Updated at 2:30 a.m. ET TuesdayBy the end of the day on Monday, three CEOs had announced they were leaving President Trump's American Manufacturing Council . A man allegedly drove a auto into a crowd of peaceful counter-protesters, killing one woman and injuring many others. By early afternoon on Monday, Mr Trump did issue a direct condemnation of hate groups, but it did not appear to tamp down criticism that it was not done over the weekend when fringe groups clashed with protesters. Read More »

BC to boost minimum wage by 50 cents to $11.35

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The minimum wage for liquor servers was set to go from $9.60 per hour to $10.10 per hour. "We were, as a business organization, very different, supporting a minimum wage increase, but the move towards a $15 minimum wage, small business has to prepare now". Read More »

Magellan Midstream Partners LP (NYSE:MMP): Negative Stock Sentiment

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About 50 shares traded. It has outperformed by 21.92% the S&P500. SG Americas Securities LLC increased its stake in shares of Magellan Midstream Partners L.P.by 1.9% in the second quarter. As per Tuesday, April 11, the company rating was initiated by FBR Capital. The rating was upgraded by Credit Suisse to "Neutral" on Friday, May 5. The firm has "Neutral" rating by Piper Jaffray given on Wednesday, November 16. Read More »

Warren Buffett Dumps Struggling General Electric Company (GE)

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Buffett made bigger news in prior quarters when he built huge positions in Apple and a number of airlines, including American, Delta and Southwest. Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway has sold off its stake in General Electric , according to United States regulatory papers filed late on Monday. Read More »

Dick's Sporting Goods' earnings disappoint in Q2; increasing promotional efforts

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Xcel Energy Inc. had 31 analyst reports since July 29, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Canaccord Genuity maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Wednesday, March 8 report. Wesbanco Retail Bank reported 0.07% of its portfolio in Dicks Sporting Goods Inc (NYSE: DKS ). Macquarie Group Ltd. boosted its position in Dick's Sporting Goods by 11.5% in the fourth quarter. Read More »

Global stocks, dollar extend slide as tensions between US-North Korea escalate

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The CBOE Volatility Index, the most widely followed barometer of expected near-term US stock market volatility, hit its highest mark since November 8, when Trump was elected president. U.S. Treasury yields US10YT=RR fell to as low as 2.197 percent, their lowest level since June 28, overnight. Australian shares were down 1.3%, set for a weekly loss of 0.6%. Read More »

Port Augusta to be home to 150MW solar thermal power plant

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The process the heats molten salt which is pumped to the top of the tower and flows through to a receiver. But the SA's will be the biggest in the world and follows the state government's decision to also build the world's biggest battery to store renewable energy. Read More »

Advance Auto Parts Reports 2nd Quarter Fiscal 2017 Results

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The original version of this news story can be viewed at https://weekherald.com/2017/08/15/rand-wealth-llc-has-1-29-million-stake-in-advance-auto-parts-inc-nyseaap-updated.html. The rating was maintained by UBS on Wednesday, August 5 with "Buy". Shares buyback programs are generally an indication that the company's management believes its stock is undervalued. Read More »

MoviePass Lets You See A Movie Every Day For $10 a Month

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However, Lowe believes more people will go back to the cinema with MoviePass , which is a subscription-based service that would allow you to watch movies in the theaters all month long for $9.95 a month. MoviePass subscriptions will not apply to IMAX or 3D offerings. At less than $ 10 a month , MoviePass is bound to have a huge influx of subscribers. Read More »

Judge to Costco: Pay Tiffany $19.4M for Phony Rings

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Nevertheless, the jury concluded the retailer had unlawfully taken advantage of the Tiffany brand to generate $3.7 million in profits over several years. "Tiffany identified fewer than 10 who said that they had misunderstood Costco's signage", it said in a statement. While explaining her decision, Swain wrote that Costco staff, "described such rings as "Tiffany" rings in response to customer inquiries, and were not perturbed when customers who then realized that the rings were not actually ... Read More »

Uber agrees to 20 years of privacy audits in FTC settlement

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In late November 2015, Uber landed in hot water after an executive discussed the idea of digging up dirt on journalists critical of the company . The news came at a time when one of Uber's top executives - since-departed Emil Michael - even suggested hiring "opposition researchers" to track journalists critical of the tech giant. Read More »

Asian shares, dollar rally as N. Korea blinks

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That was due to worries over the potential impact of the yen's recent surge against the dollar. The euro was at $1.1745-1749, down from $1.1807-1808, and at ¥129.59-60, compared with ¥129.57-64. MSCI's world equity index gained 0.75 percent and the United States benchmark S&P 500 rebounded to close up 1 percent after its biggest weekly loss in nearly 5 months, marking just the third time the USA benchmark has boasted a 1-percent daily gain in 2017. Read More »

TSX and NYSE stocks rally as North Korean fears wane

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The Dow Jones Industrial Average added 135 points, or 0.62%, to close at 21,994, while the S&P 500 gained 25 points, or 1.0%, to 2,466, just the third day this year where the S&P 500 posted at least a 1% gain. The Korean won continued to fall versus the dollar, down 0.13 percent to 1,143.5 on Friday for a 1.6 percent decline on the week. Oil was down 39 cents a barrel to $48.42 United States, and the loonie was also somewhat lower, off 0.04 cents to 78.81. Read More »

Air Berlin files for insolvency after Etihad withdraws financial support

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Etihad said at the time that Alitalia needed a "fundamental and far-reaching restructuring" and it was not prepared to keep pumping money into the struggling Italian airline. Etihad said that it provided Euro 250 million in additional funding to airberlin this past April, but that since then the airline's business has "deteriorated at an unprecedented pace", preventing it from implementing alternative solutions. Read More »

Gates makes largest donation since 2000

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The second largest was made by Mr Buffett, who donated nearly $3.2bn to the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation last month. The $4.6 billion was gifted in the form of 64 million Microsoft shares back on June 6, 2017, however, we've only been made privy to the exchange thanks to a recent Securities & Exchange Commission filing. Read More »

Bill Gates gives away Microsoft shares worth $4.6 billion to charity

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On June 6, Gates donated 640 crore shares valued at $4.6 billion (Rs 29,502 crore). Bill Gates has given away $4.6bn (£3.6bn) to charity in his largest donation since 2000. The June gift represents 38% of his holding in the company and is the latest in a long line of Microsoft share disposals that have whittled his stake from 24% in 1996 to 1.3% now. Read More »

Amazon Instant Pickup Readies Orders In Two Minutes, Caters To College Students

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Amazon's latest physical retail foray is called "Instant Pickup", and it works as the name implies: Amazon shoppers can pick up orders for certain items within two minutes of making their purchase. Amazon will expand the service to its 22 college campus locations by the end of this year. Once the order is placed, employees at the nearest Instant Pickup location gather the items and place them in a self-service locker. Read More »

Brazil Retail Sales Rose 1.2% in June -- IBGE

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A survey of 33 economists by the local Agencia Estado newswire had called for a 0.4% expansion from May. The latest report on retail sales shows households still had plenty of buying power as the third quarter got underway in July. Economists polled by Reuters had forecast retail sales increasing 0.4 percent in July after a previously reported 0.2 percent decline. That followed a 1.1 percent gain in June. Read More »

Brazil Retail Sales Rose 1.2% in June -- IBGE

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A survey of 33 economists by the local Agencia Estado newswire had called for a 0.4% expansion from May. The latest report on retail sales shows households still had plenty of buying power as the third quarter got underway in July. Economists polled by Reuters had forecast retail sales increasing 0.4 percent in July after a previously reported 0.2 percent decline. That followed a 1.1 percent gain in June. Read More »