by | August 15, 2017 | 23:09

Labour shadow transport secretary Andy McDonald said: "With rail fares soaring ahead of wage growth, the Government simply can't justify allowing passengers to be ripped-off under privatised rail". "Why is the government not using its preferred measure of inflation: the one that is used to determine wages and pension increases, and one which is often lower than RPI?" The analysis comes on the eve of the Government's announcement on the latest fare hike, despite stats showing that rail ...

by | August 15, 2017 | 22:53

Advance Auto Parts, Inc . operates as a retailer of automotive aftermarket parts, accessories, batteries and maintenance items. The company is expecting full-year same-store sales to fall 3% to 1%, wider than the FactSet consensus for a decline of 0.5%.

by | August 15, 2017 | 21:15

In 2015, Judge Laura Taylor Swain ruled on summary judgment that Tiffany had proven its claims that Costco had infringed on its trademark by using the word Tiffany as a standalone term, without the accompanying set or setting . Costco didn't use those modifying nouns in displays for the diamond rings in question. "There are now hundreds, if not thousands, of people who mistakenly believe they purchased and own a Tiffany engagement ring from Costco ".

by | August 15, 2017 | 21:19

In the eyes of the FTC , Uber erred beginning in 2014, when reports first surfaced that the ride-hailing company's workers had taken advantage of an internal tool, known as " God View ", which had allowed some employees to spy on the whereabouts of politicians, celebrities and others using its services.

by | August 15, 2017 | 20:43

On Monday it rose 0.5% to 109.67 yen. The euro was at $1.1745-1749, down from $1.1807-1808, and at ¥129.59-60, compared with ¥129.57-64. President Donald Trump issued a new threat to North Korea on Friday, saying the USA military was "locked and loaded" as Pyongyang accused him of driving the Korean peninsula to the brink of nuclear war and world powers expressed alarm.

by | August 15, 2017 | 20:23

The CAC 40 of France surged 0.9% to 5,105.83. The indicated US market moves reflect a selloff across global stock markets Friday. The dollar was up 0.5 per cent against the Japanese yen, reversing some of its 1.37-per-cent loss last week against the safe-haven currency.

by | August 15, 2017 | 19:28

Amazon employees in a back room then load orders into lockers within two minutes, and customers receive bar codes to access them. But there are a few bigger ticket items, like headphones and - naturally - Amazon devices, available as well. Amazon's new service comes months after Amazon Prime - a program with daily deals, exclusive video content, and fast delivery options - hit more than 80 million members.

by | August 15, 2017 | 18:56

In the second quarter, Berkshire sold 10.6 million GE shares, most of which it received as part of the 2008 deal. Buffett's Omaha, Nebraska-based company increased its stake in BNY Mellon to 50.2 million shares from 33 million in March. Berkshire didn't list any GE shares in its holdings at the end of June. Other moves by Buffett's company in Q2 included adding a $418.1 million stake in Store Capital, and cut to its holdings in IBM and Wells Fargo.

by | August 15, 2017 | 18:25

Etihad , which holds a 29-percent stake in Air Berlin, said the development was "extremely disappointing" but that it could no longer justify further funding after providing an additional 250 million euros in April. "Air Berlin must proceed with transparency and provide all important information". Air Berlin lost more than $3.1 billion in just over six years. Etihad provided it with €250 million in April but chose to pull further funding following a review of its European investments.

by | August 15, 2017 | 18:25

Retail sales volumes sped ahead by 0.6% on the month in July to reach $478.9bn, according to the Department of Commerce, following an upwardly revised gain of 0.3% in the month before. In April, sales increased 1.1 percent. Sales at online retailers vaulted 1.3 percent in July, the largest gain since December 2016, likely buoyed by's ( AMZN.O ) Prime Day promotion.

by | August 15, 2017 | 18:08

This upbeat guidance, which is 5 cents above consensus estimates, comes on the heels of Home Depot in May boosting its 2017 per-share earnings growth forecast to 11%, to $7.15. The purchase was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available through this link . "We were pleased with our results this quarter as our customers rewarded us with the highest quarterly sales in company history", said Craig Menear, chairman, CEO and president.

by | August 15, 2017 | 17:11

Pandora Media In.'s (P) shares gained around 3 percent in the extended trading on Monday after the Music discovery platform announced that Roger Lynch will join the company as CEO and president, and a member of its board of directors, effective September 18.

by | August 15, 2017 | 16:55

The 19-member block grew by 0.6 percent in the second quarter of 2017, slightly behind the United States and twice the rate of Britain. In its latest GDP estimate Federal Statistics Office suggested that the German economy grew by 0.6% in the second quarter, while it revised its first quarter growth up to 0.7%.

by | August 15, 2017 | 16:55

Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in Germany was up 0.6 percent between April and June from the previous quarter, just below economists' expectations of 0.7 percent. The report comes as Germany enters the final stretch of campaigning ahead of a September 24 election, with opinion polls showing Merkel leading her Social Democratic challenger Martin Schulz by as much as 17 points.

by | August 15, 2017 | 16:30

Jamie Vardy then struck twice, either side of a Danny Welbeck equaliser, as the 2015/16 champions looked for a first league win over Arsenal since 1983. "It was a rollercoaster ride but it went well", Lacazette said . The third goal, where Vardy headed a Riyad Mahrez corner into goal, was also a clear indication of ball-watching by Xhaka, who was supposed to mark the Leicester striker.

by | August 15, 2017 | 16:04

Lattice Semiconductor Corporation is now trading -8.92% below its 20-day and -11.60% versus the 200-day simple moving averages while -8.81% compared with its 50-day simple moving average. North Mgmt Corp reported 128,301 shares. Goldman Sachs Group Inc invested in 0% or 80,873 shares. It was reported on Aug, 14 by It has gain by over 40.20% in the last twelve months.

by | August 15, 2017 | 15:50

The national average increased by 9.8 cents per gallon during the last month and stood 22.4 cents per gallon higher than previous year. Midland Odessa- $2.18/g, flat from last week's $2.18/g. "Prices at the pump continue a slow, upward climb as the summer season draws to a close", said AAA Kansas' Steward. "This should prevent any major gains in gas prices, unless oil prices rise in response to unexpected disruptions in supply due to global conflict, refinery issues, or a hurricane".

by | August 15, 2017 | 15:24

He will start serving his sentence on Aug 22, giving him one week to spend with his family and young daughter, who flew in from the United Kingdom to see him. The trio went on trial last week after being accused of assaulting the woman while she was drunk and unconscious following the popular music festival, Ultra Singapore , back in September.

by | August 15, 2017 | 15:06

Subscribers will no longer be billed after the 30th of September but after the 31st of October when you return your final DVDs that will be the end of the service. In recent years, Amazon has massively developed its own original streaming output - with shows including The Grand Tour, Transparent, and The Man In The High Castle forming some of the service's most acclaimed titles.

by | August 15, 2017 | 12:34

He says the "North Korean nuclear program should absolutely be solved peacefully, and the (South Korean) government and the USA government don't have a different position on this". The US is against North Korea's nuclear weapons but Pyongyang says it will not give up on its nuclear deterrence unless Washington ends its hostile policy toward the country and dissolves the US-led United Nations command in South Korea.

by | August 15, 2017 | 12:34

President Donald Trump was swift to follow up the alarming intelligence report with an equally menacing statement of his own. The US and North Korea have never seen eye to eye and Trump has flat out said that North Korea is the United States' top security threat.

by | August 15, 2017 | 12:19

London's ambulance service said that it had assessed three people but that nobody was... Photos shared by passengers on social media suggest the passenger train had struck an engineering wagon. Meanwhile, a train at London's King's Cross Station appeared to have hit the buffers on platform nine. Network Rail said there was a "slow speed buffer collision" at around 6:20am and two people suffered minor injuries.

by | August 15, 2017 | 11:40

The UN sanctions, introduced to punish North Korea for its missile and nuclear programs, do not include any bans on textile exports. "By trying to incriminate Beijing as an accomplice in the DPRK's nuclear adventure and blame it for a failure that is essentially a failure of all stakeholders, Trump risks making the serious mistake of splitting up the global coalition that is the means to resolve the issue peacefully", it wrote.

by | August 15, 2017 | 11:02

The project will create 650 construction jobs and 50 ongoing positions. As part of this transformative project, SolarReserve will be establishing a research partnership with South Australian universities to advance solar thermal research and education in South Australia.

by | August 15, 2017 | 11:03

Grace Poe , a senator and prominent advocate for improving the Philippines' notoriously shoddy transport services, said the LTFRB's order was "cruel and absurd". "However as per LTFRB, Uber systems unduly challenged its rules and instructions", Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella said in a press conference.

by | August 15, 2017 | 10:52

Global stocks lost almost $1 trillion last week after President Donald Trump warned North Korea that it would face "fire and fury" if it threatened the United States, leading to a war of words between Pyongyang and Washington. "Worries about a conflict between the United States and North Korea are not completely gone, but the market seems to be settled now", said Masashi Oda, general manager at the strategic investment department at Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Asset Management.

by | August 15, 2017 | 07:43

It soared over 2 percent in the previous two sessions, and is set for a weekly gain of 2.25 percent. The dollar index was trading 0.2 percent up at 93.73. The dollar rose as traders unwound their bearish bets made last week after Friday's disappointing U.S. inflation data dampened expectations that the Federal Reserve would raise interest rates again this year.

by | August 15, 2017 | 07:24

USA officials on Sunday played down the risk of an imminent war with North Korea . The dollar index, which measures the greenback against a basket of six major currencies , held steady at 93.096, after slipping around 0.3 per cent on Friday.

by | August 15, 2017 | 05:10

He told supporters of the garden bridge: "For the past few months following the Mayor of London's withdrawal of support for the project, we have been in detailed discussions with potential benefactors who were willing to provide the required operations guarantee refused by the Mayor".

by | August 15, 2017 | 04:58

Earlier, the pair hit a peak of $0.73684 while the session low stands at $0.73190. "A lot of the negative news is priced into the dollar ". "Obviously we are looking at the increased tensions between the USA and North Korea", said Brad Bechtel, managing director FX at Jefferies in NY.

by | August 15, 2017 | 04:37

On Twitter, many people are calling Cvjetanovic a racist and Nazi. CBS affiliate KTVN-TV reports 20-year-old Peter Cvjetanovic , who's studying history and political science at the university, traveled to Charlottesville on Saturday to march in the "Unite the Right" rally , which was organized in response to the city's ordered removal of a Robert E.

by | August 15, 2017 | 03:54

The arrest figures came from 18 of the 20 police forces with a major airport in their area. No one is dealing with drunk passengers being allowed to board flights as commercial interests are being looked after instead, according to a former airline pilot.

by | August 15, 2017 | 03:48

Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. Baillie Gifford & Co. boosted its position in shares of Tesla by 2.5% in the first quarter. Jennison Associates LLC now owns 2,869,480 shares of the electric vehicle producer's stock worth $798,576,000 after buying an additional 203,034 shares during the last quarter.

by | August 15, 2017 | 03:35

It has outperformed by 22.53% the S&P500. EQT Midstream Partners, LP (EQM) owns, operates, acquires and develops midstream assets in the Appalachian Basin. Finally, QS Investors LLC acquired a new stake in DCP Midstream Partners, during the second quarter worth $167,000. Silvercrest Asset Group Inc Ltd Liability Co has invested 0.14% in EQT Midstream Partners LP (NYSE:EQM).

by | August 15, 2017 | 02:24

Recalling the role of freedom fighters, Kovind said people need to draw inspiration from them and invoke it in the task of nation building. He thanked those who laid their lives for the freedom of India. "Poverty and New India are simply not compatible", he said. Kovind was typically understated and non-controversial, and included all titans of the freedom struggle in his speech- from Mahatma Gandhi , Sardar Patel and Subhash Chandra Bose to India's first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru ...