by | February 22, 2017 | 00:48

The drones are being tested with hopes of streamlining routes and increasing efficiency. "It has implications for future deliveries, especially in rural locations where our package cars often have to travel miles to make a single delivery", said Mark Wallace, UPS senior vice president of global engineering and sustainability.

by | February 22, 2017 | 00:46

Analysts, polled by Thomson Reuters, expected $4.33 a share. "It is being forced to continue to accelerate investments to defend existing market share". (PLKI - Free Report) to acquire the fried chicken chain for $1.8 billion. The firm's 50-day moving average is $67.76 and its 200-day moving average is $70.21.

by | February 22, 2017 | 00:44

Influenza Vaccine Effectiveness Network. For example, it seemed like a peak occurred in early January, but afterward, activity rose in several areas. Snohomish County has seen a record number of flu-related hospitalizations, 419, this season.

by | February 18, 2017 | 00:46

U.S. Navy Rear Adm. Miller showed little enthusiasm for trading F/A-18 Super Hornets for F-35s, as has been proposed by President Trump in an effort to reduce the total program cost of the F-35 Lightning. Lockheed declined to comment. "The team deployed 13 F-35As [to Red Flag] and executed 207 of 226 planned sorties, with zero maintenance non-deliveries, and maintained greater than a 90 percent mission-capable rate", Harris said.

by | February 17, 2017 | 00:36

A source told Us Magazine that Melania is unhappy with her new role and the scrutiny it receives. "Melania says she's most happy at Mar-a-Lago. It was Donald's", Trump family friend Phillip Bloch told US Weekly . Her primary back-up was her husband's private secretary, Marguerite "Missy" LeHand, who ably presided over tea and dinner tables, charming guests "with her gracious manner", one admirer said , and managed other details of the running of the household.

by | February 16, 2017 | 01:05

In response to Cigna's suit, Anthem is asking for a temporary restraining order to stop Cigna from terminating the merger agreement, arguing there is "still sufficient time and a viable path forward potentially to complete the transaction".

by | February 16, 2017 | 00:57

Foreign portfolio investors (FPIs) sold shares worth a net Rs 6.45 crore yesterday, as per provisional data released by the stock exchanges. Stocks of south korea, singapore, Japan and HongKong gained between 0.45 per cent to 1.23 per cent, while Sc (China) fell 0.15 per cent.

by | February 16, 2017 | 00:57

In December, the MPC said it expects inflation to rise to its 2% target within six months - quicker than expected. Food inflation is also likely to cause more of an upset in the short term, as retailers continue passing on the higher cost of imported products, according to Pantheon chief United Kingdom economist Samuel Tombs.

by | February 15, 2017 | 00:50

Sherman was not listed as on either the Practice Reports or the Game Status Reports with an injury, despite having battled a MCL issue throughout the second half of the season. "Honestly, I didn't realize we hadn't revealed it, " Carroll said during his press conference two days after the season ended in a divisional playoff loss to at Atlanta.

by | February 11, 2017 | 00:40

The US and the European markets ended in green on Thursday, where the US markets surged on a prospective tax announcement, which the President, Donald Trump will be making in the next 2-3 weeks. Meanwhile, Foreign portfolio investors (FPIs) bought shares worth a net Rs 201.13 crore yesterday, as per the provisional data released by the stock exchanges.

by | February 09, 2017 | 00:39

As for the highly anticipated Star Wars-themed lands, they will be the largest-ever single-themed land expansions at Disneyland and Walt Disney World when they open in 2019, according to Disney . But the studio entertainment division revenues decreased by 7 percent to $2.5 billion during the quarter. Income from broadcasting, on the other hand, increased $60 million to $224 million, on greater program sales from shows such as Luke Cage and Quantico.

by | February 09, 2017 | 00:38

The High end of the Estimate is $1 Billion, while the Low end of the Estimate is $972.8 Million. Shares of Twilio, a once-hot tech IPO, are up 5% in 2017 after slumping past year. At the movement Twilio Inc . The Stock has a 52 week low of $23.66 and one year high of $70.96. Rating Scale; where 1.0 rating means Strong Buy, 2.0 rating signify Buy, 3.0 recommendation reveals Hold, 4.0 rating score shows Sell and 5.0 displays Strong Sell signal.

by | February 09, 2017 | 00:38

Army Corps of Engineers announced that it will allow construction of the pipeline's final leg and forgo an environmental impact statement . The 1,172-mile pipeline is nearly finished, except for a section under Lake Oahe in North Dakota that's been the focus of massive protests in recent months.

by | February 04, 2017 | 00:44

Activity in the United States services sector hit a 14-month high in January, according to data released on Friday. Sterling's depreciation since June's Brexit vote has pushed costs in the sector up to their highest since March 2011. The headline index has been in expansion territory for the past 43 months. New business and employment in the sector, which accounts for over three-quarters of activity in the UK's economy, increased at a slower rate than expected in January.

by | February 02, 2017 | 00:44

The government will also have to act to curtail the rising non-performing assets of public sector banks which has climbed to 12 per cent. India's NPA is higher than other major emerging markets and is hindering the ability of banks to increase credit lending.

by | February 02, 2017 | 00:42

But its customer brand equity fell slightly over the past year, with scores on individual metrics such as consideration, satisfaction and recommendation falling marginally. Consultancy firm Brand Finance released its annual list of the most valuable brands in the world on Wednesday, and there's a new name at the top of the pile.

by | February 02, 2017 | 00:40

India had been raising these concerns as part of the ongoing dialogue with the Donald Trump administration as well as with the US Congress. The bill introduced to the US House of Representatives proposes doubling the minimum salary of H-1B visa holders to $130,000 from $60,000.

by | February 01, 2017 | 00:53

Minniti, who has researched the pharmaceutical industry, antitrust, and intellectual property law. Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited (NYSE: TEVA ) has the market capitalization of $34.23 Billion. Citizens Financial Group Inc RI now owns 2,398 shares of the company's stock worth $121,000 after buying an additional 351 shares during the period. Momenta (MNTA) shares also rose thanks to the same litigation with Teva , as Momenta also has a generic version of Copaxone.

by | January 31, 2017 | 00:46

GM and Honda will invest $85 million each in the technology. Honda is now selling a hydrogen powered vehicle, the Clarity, which went on sale in December of 2016. The two companies' only previous collaboration came in 1999, when Honda sold 50,000 V-6 engines to GM for use in the Saturn Vue SUV. The managing board will be comprised of three executives from each company, and they'll appoint an alternating chairperson and president from each firm.

by | January 30, 2017 | 00:54

Trump's unjust and racist ban on immigrants and refugees, particularly from Muslim countries", stated the organizers on the Facebook event page. Late Saturday, a federal judge in NY put a temporary stay on Trump's order, barring the USA from deporting travelers targeted by the ban, the Associated Press reported.

by | January 27, 2017 | 00:49

December's total of 7.7 million passengers passing through the airport was a 9.3 percent increase on the same period of 2015. Dubai Airports, the government-controlled holding of Dubai International Airport (DXB), said here on Tuesday the Middle East's biggest civil aviation hub recorded an annual traffic to 83.6 million passengers in 2016, representing a year-on-year growth of 7.2 percent.

by | January 27, 2017 | 00:46

The chairman of Actelion's board, Jean Pierre Garnier, who will stay on as chairman of the new R&D unit, said , "Jean-Paul Clozel and I have high expectations for this new, well-funded biotech company with a significant portfolio of drugs in the clinic".

by | January 26, 2017 | 00:41

Bates says that Aetna tried to play hardball with the federal government, threatening to pull out of the exchanges if the Department of Justice went ahead with it's antitrust lawsuit and then doing so when the suit was filed. He also cited internal emails from Aetna that suggested its decision to leave ACA exchanges was largely based on the government's attempt to block the Humana deal.

by | January 22, 2017 | 00:49

And Kirin released a statement that, while not denying the rumours, said that its primary focus remained on accelerating growth in its Brazilian subsidiary. After AB InBev paid almost $100 billion for rival SABMiller Kirin rival Asahi (2502.T) spent $10 billion a year ago buying European assets from AB InBev.

by | January 21, 2017 | 00:41

The results also reveal the store prices are beginning to rise as inflation hits the shelves, a likely contributing factor to the decrease in sales volumes from November. "Looking at the year ahead, retailers need to embrace the growing popularity of online shopping and view it as an opportunity to bring bricks and mortar stores into the digital era".

by | January 21, 2017 | 00:42

Following the transaction, the vice president now directly owns 16,333 shares of the company's stock, valued at $2,443,416.80. The Market Capitalization of the company stands at 54.29 Billion. The simple 20 day moving average is up by 3.19% and the 52-week low is 56.01%. J P Morgan Chase & Co upped their target price on Canadian National Railway Company from C$87.00 to C$90.00 in a research note on Thursday, October 6th.

by | January 19, 2017 | 00:48

I'm also a great believer that we should invest in research and development on coal - because we know we have the asset - to make it cleaner and better. There is, however, still debate over "what that influence is [and] what we can do about it", Zinke said. Committee member Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, also wondered whether the incoming Administration would try to nullify President Obama's recent use of the Antiquities Act to designate ancestral tribal lands in Utah and Nevada as protected ...

by | January 18, 2017 | 01:13

It spent about US$2.4 billion on a buyout of its Brazilian Souza Cruz unit past year, and it previously part-funded Reynolds' takeover of Lorillard - a move that let BAT maintain its 42 per cent stake in the maker of the Camel brand. "That said, a value-neutral acquisition does little to alter our view that the shares are already reasonably valued". BAT shares were down 3.8 percent at 45.80 pounds, below the level in October before the company announced its approach.

by | January 18, 2017 | 01:15

Retail stocks were moving higher on Tuesday following President-elect Donald Trump's comments that the USA dollar has become "too strong" in an interview with the Wall Street Journal . The Nasdaq composite dropped 35.39 points to 5,538.73. At 5.40pm GMT, the Comex gold futures contract for February delivery was up 1.43% or $17.10 at $1,213.30 an ounce, while spot gold was 0.88% or $10.64 higher at $1,213.87 an ounce, as fears over the incoming Donald Trump administration being the ...

by | January 16, 2017 | 00:38

Presidential election, and rising wages signal a positive outlook on the economy in 2017: Average hourly pay rose 2.9% in December from a year earlier, the most in seven years, Associated Press reports . Maxx and to smaller boutique retailers. Sales at USA retailers rose less than expected in December to finish the year on soft note, signaling potentially weaker economic growth in the final quarter of 2016.

by | January 15, 2017 | 00:41

Soros lost almost $1 billion as a result of the stock-market rally spurred by Donald Trump's surprise presidential election . Markets have been heavily pricing in some of Trump's anticipated policies, including huge fiscal stimulus, corporate tax cuts and financial reform such as the repeal of the Dodd Frank act.

by | January 13, 2017 | 00:34

Big banks will provide the first peek into how US companies fared in the fourth quarter later this week. Eastern Time. The Standard & Poor's 500 index added 1 point, or 0.1 percent, to 2,270. Eight of the 11 major S&P 500 sectors were lower. The Dow is up 124.78 points, or 0.6 percent. The CBOE Volatility Index or Wall Street's "fear gauge", ticked up 11.6 percent, the most since the USA election.

by | January 11, 2017 | 00:41

The retailer's like-for-like sales were up 2.9% in the nine weeks to January 1, compared with the same period in 2015. The retailer is also now using a new automated ordering system in its in-store grocery and fresh categories that combines cloud technology and historic sales in each store to forecast stock requirements.

by | January 11, 2017 | 00:34

However, the makers of these videos did not make more money for their efforts even as their content had been shared thousands of times. Facebook may soon show ads in the middle of videos you are watching, according to a Recode report .

by | January 11, 2017 | 00:34

Reuters reported that last week, United States energy companies added oil rigs for a 10th week in a row, which raised concerns that USA production is increasing and undermining efforts by the Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and others to cut output.