by | December 19, 2017 | 10:40

The new investment reported Monday came from Russia's Caspian Venture Capital and DP World, a large port operator in Dubai. It's probably no surprise that billionaire Richard Branson is going to be taking a more active role in Virgin Hyperloop One , considering the company adopted the "Virgin" moniker after Branson's global co.

by | December 19, 2017 | 07:58

Dan Tehan will shift from veterans' affairs to social services. Peter Dutton will lead the new Home Affairs portfolio, which will take responsibility for Australia's intelligence agencies, national security and immigration. Finance minister Mathias Cormann will also take on the role of special minister of state permanently after filling in for Scott Ryan during the postal survey process and once he became Senate president.

by | December 19, 2017 | 04:48

On Monday it was announced that Tina Becker , a longtime employee of the Panthers organization, will run the team's day-to-day operations as chief operating officer. Kaepernick , formerly of the San Francisco 49ers, began sitting or kneeling for the national anthem ahead of games last season, in protest at perceived racial injustice, and the movement spread throughout the league and beyond.

by | December 19, 2017 | 03:52

The strike could hit Nigeria's oil production and dent exports, as they did in December previous year during a PENGASSAN action against ExxonMobil. During last week's meeting with the labour minister, Chris Ngige , PENGASSAN alleged anti-union posturing by some indigenous companies and marginal field operators, including Neconde Energy, accusing them of indiscriminate transfer of employees.

by | December 19, 2017 | 03:35

Marathon Petroleum Corporation was covered by a number of analysts recently, 7 rated the stock as Buy, 5 rated Hold, 0 rated sell and 0 gave an Underperform. Heronetta L P has 4.56% invested in MPLX LP (NYSE:MPLX) for 246,437 shares. The general partner economic interests which Marathon will be giving up include incentive distribution rights that give Marathon Petroleum as the general partner an increasing share in the cash distributions MPLX makes to unit holders.

by | December 19, 2017 | 02:54

Of those insider trades, 12,500 shares of QTS Realty Trust , Inc. were purchased and 62,477 shares were sold. The 6 months wedge indicates high risk for the $1.06B company. The stock decreased 1.08% or $0.14 during the last trading session, reaching $12.87. New Senior Investment had 9 analyst reports since August 7, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel.

by | December 19, 2017 | 01:35

The cost of gas has now declined for five straight weeks, AAA said, as refineries are producing more than drivers are buying. The International Energy Agency reported last week that total oil supply growth may outpace the increase in global demand in the coming year, with supply from the non-members of OPEC expected to rise.

by | December 18, 2017 | 23:58

CSX chairman Edward Kelly said the operator had suffered a "major loss". "Notwithstanding that loss, the board is confident that Jim Foote, as acting ehief executive officer, and the rest of the CSX team will capitalize on the changes that Hunter has made".

by | December 18, 2017 | 23:48

Bell ringers are needed to man the Salvation Army's red kettles at the Walmart in Aurora on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, December 21 through 23. "We were stunned and thrilled to have received such a large donation", said Lt. If you would like to volunteer to help shop for a child in need, representatives will interview potential volunteers between 2:30 p.m. and 3:30 Target.

by | December 18, 2017 | 23:41

Power was fully restored about midnight. By about 11:30 p.m., power flickered back on at the atrium and several of the airports concourses, to cheers and applause. That's on top of the almost 1,000 flights it canceled Sunday. Passenger James Beatty said there was no real method for evacuation. Despite the circumstances, she said, order prevailed.

by | December 18, 2017 | 23:13

Amazon's website says that Prime deliveries should arrive a day after dispatch and that customers should contact customer service if it doesn't arrive on time. The consumer rights group Which? points out that a company missing its delivery date is in breach of contract. The UK Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) is considering whether to launch a formal inquiry into Amazon.

by | December 18, 2017 | 21:55

The deals will allow both Campbell and Hershey to grow their snack food offerings. Inventure Foods, with manufacturing facilities in Goodyear, Ariz., and Bluffton, Ind., will operate as a subsidiary of Utz. In Snyder's, Campbell is getting is a hot snack food company whose sales have grown almost 12% a year over the past five years. Campbell's plans to finance the acquisition through $6.2 billion of debt.

by | December 18, 2017 | 21:50

But, after a positive start, and reaching as much as USD20,865, it saw a sell-off with the price declining to USD18,424 as investors turned cautious. CME is home to about three times as much trading per day than Cboe. CBOE's cash-settled contracts are based on the auction price from Gemini Trust, a digital currency exchange. Meanwhile, the CME uses its own bitcoin reference rate that tracks several cryptocurrency exchanges.

by | December 18, 2017 | 21:27

Hershey Chief Executive Officer Michele Buck called the transaction "an important step in our journey to becoming an innovative snacking powerhouse". Hershey had sales of about $7.4 billion past year. The agreement has been approved by the Boards of Directors of both companies. Campbell completed its $700 million acquisition of organic soup and broth maker Pacific Foods last week, when media reports first surfaced about a possible deal with Snyder's-Lance.

by | December 18, 2017 | 19:48

About 41.36M shares traded or 118.98% up from the average. Alibaba Group Holding Limited ( BABA ) opened at $173.55 on Monday. It has outperformed by 40.63% the S&P500. Its down 0.32, from 1.12 in 2017Q1. It is negative, as 89 investors sold QCOM shares while 481 reduced holdings. Institutional ownership refers to the ownership stake in a company that is held by large financial organizations, pension funds or endowments.

by | December 18, 2017 | 19:02

Pensions minister Guy Opperman recently confessed "there is no simple solution" for including self-employed people in auto-enrolment . Currently, individuals contributing to pensions through auto-enrolment do not pay contributions on the first £5,876 of their earnings.

by | December 18, 2017 | 17:09

The Aconex board has unanimously recommended that shareholders vote in favour of the scheme, subject to the independent expert's report concluding that the scheme is in the best interests of shareholders and there being no superior proposal.

by | December 18, 2017 | 15:41

Commission investigators are reported to be looking at royalties paid by Ikea's Dutch entity, Inter Ikea, to its subsidiary in low-tax Luxembourg between 2006 and 2010. The agreement to pay the taxes is pending a legal challenge to the Commission's ruling that Ireland's tax arrangement with the multinational was in breach of State aid rules.

by | December 18, 2017 | 14:26

Toyota Motor Corp is considering making batteries for electric vehicles (EV) with Panasonic Corp, as it ramps up battery development to help meet its goal for green cars to comprise half of global sales by 2030. It's also planning to sell sure EVs in Japan , India, Europe and the USA, the automaker says. The automaker also has an annual sales target of 5.5 million electrified cars, or roughly half of its total sales, by 2030.

by | December 18, 2017 | 11:49

Arsenal continued their pursuit of a place in the top four by beating Newcastle 1-0 at home on Saturday. Ozil, who next faces West Ham in the Carabao Cup tomorrow, has been offered a new deal at Arsenal worth around £235,000-a-week but is yet to sign and wants closer to £300,000.

by | December 17, 2017 | 22:25

Passengers sit stranded at the Atlanta airport, December 17, 2017 . A complete power outage at the nation's busiest airport has grounded flights Sunday afternoon. The FAA tower did not lose power during the incident. Wifi and cell service also weren't fully operational, WXIA reported. A Delta Air Lines flight takes off from Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport in Atlanta, where Delta's largest hub is located.

by | December 17, 2017 | 19:42

Newcastle missed out on key targets such as striker Tammy Abraham and goalkeeper Willy Caballero during a frustrating summer in the transfer market and Benitez hopes the club can enjoy more success in the January window. Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger: "At the moment there is a difference between points we get and the domination we have in the game". "We had our chances (against Arsenal )".

by | December 17, 2017 | 09:10

Bitcoin prices hit a record high of US$17,428 on Friday, amid warnings that it was a bubble on the verge of bursting. Its crosstown rival, the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) Group plans to launch its own version of bitcoin futures trading on December 18, while the NASDAQ said it is getting ready for a similar launch in 2018.

by | December 17, 2017 | 09:07

The police said Chan, who is suspected to have had dealings with high-ranking North Korean officials, was not a "spy" and there was no threat to Australians. Choi didn't appear or apply for bail during court on Sunday, and bail was formally refused by Acting Magistrate Carl Milovanovich, the CNN affiliate reported.

by | December 17, 2017 | 09:07

InfoQ has spoken with GitHub's Chief Strategy Officer, Julio Avalos. In a November statement , Wicker said the repeal of the FCC net neutrality rules would "restore the light-touch regulatory framework that has allowed the internet to thrive since its creation".