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He didn't use that phrase per se when describing the deal to employees at a town hall on Friday, but he might as well have: If you read the transcript of his remarks, which Whole Foods included yesterday in a new SEC filing, his praise of Amazon sounds more like a man toasting his fiancée at their engagement party.
  • Live Asian carp discovered near Lake Michigan

    Live Asian carp discovered near Lake Michigan

    Economy

    A bighead carp was found in Chicago's Lake Calumet in 2010. Environmental groups and the region's fishing and boating industries, which generate $23 billion annually on the lakes, are most anxious about two varieties of Asian carp: bighead and silver, which weigh dozens of pounds and gorge on the same tiny plant and animal life that feeds the lakes' other fish.
  • Britons face holiday ban for bogus tummy bug claims

    Britons face holiday ban for bogus tummy bug claims

    Economy

    Brits could be banned from going on all-inclusive holidays overseas unless they stop making fake food poisoning claims , tour operators have warned. ABTA has this week sent a letter to the Secretary of State for Justice calling for action to be taken and it has launched a Stop Sickness Scams campaign to tackle the growing issue.
  • Union Pacific Corporation (UNP) Shares Sold by Acadian Asset Management LLC

    Economy

    About 404,436 shares traded. Linscomb & Williams Inc. boosted its stake in Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) by 0.2% during the first quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Guggenheim Cap Ltd Llc has invested 0% in Corcept Therapeutics Incorporated (NASDAQ:CORT). (NASDAQ:AMZN) for 37 shares. Korea Investment CORP now owns 766,911 shares of the railroad operator's stock worth $81,231,000 after buying an additional 47,412 shares during ...
  • Uber board weighs report on workplace culture

    Uber board weighs report on workplace culture

    Economy

    Multiple media outlets reported Sunday that the board was considering a leave of absence for Kalanick . Recode reported the incident, claiming the records were obtained as Uber was concerned the woman's claim was part of a smear campaign engineered by rival ride-sharing company Ola.
  • Continental Resources, Inc. (CLR) — Recommendation Trends Analysis

    Economy

    The YTD performance of the stock stands at -38.71 Percent. About 41,362 shares traded. ( CLR ) has risen 4.05% since June 19, 2016 and is uptrending. The firm has "Neutral" rating by Wedbush given on Wednesday, July 6. The company was initiated on Monday, October 31 by Citigroup. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Wednesday, March 2 by Stifel Nicolaus.
  • Future Uncertain for GOP's Dodd-Frank Reform

    Future Uncertain for GOP's Dodd-Frank Reform

    Economy

    The CHOICE Act would shield some financial institutions from Dodd-Frank restrictions that limit risk-taking - which was a major factor in the mortgage industry collapse that preceded the financial crisis and Great Recession. Dodd-Frank was passed in 2010. Despite the bill's passage in the House, the prospects that it will become law are dim. Rep. Walter Jones of North Carolina was the only Republican to vote against the bill.
  • Scalise Condition Upgraded to 'Fair'

    Scalise Condition Upgraded to 'Fair'

    Economy

    Slater said Hodgkinson fired at least 50 rounds from the rifle and 10 additional rounds from the handgun before two U.S. Capitol Police officers and Alexandria police returned fire. Bernie Sanders and was "in communication" with offices of his IL senators. "This is for him right now and we want him to know that the entire Congress thinks about him every day, prays for him and his family, and we hope to get him back on the House floor as soon as possible", Doyle said.
  • JRD, Nehru & Air India

    JRD, Nehru & Air India

    Economy

    The Tata Group is believed to have held preliminary discussions with senior government officials for buying back the beleaguered Air India, of which it was the original promoter. It is already in discussions with lenders on ways to restructure the loans. It is still not clear whether the government is looking for partial disinvestment through dilution of controlling stake, or an outright privatisation with 100% stake sale and complete exit.
  • BlackBerry Misses First-Quarter Forecasts, Shares Slide as Services Sales Fall

    BlackBerry Misses First-Quarter Forecasts, Shares Slide as Services Sales Fall

    Economy

    And earlier this month, BlackBerry stock rose after an analyst note from Citron Research said the company will play a larger role in autonomous cars and the Internet of Things, and that BlackBerry could also be a ideal takeover target. GAAP earnings $1.23/share versus loss of $1.28 previous year. BlackBerry Limited had a negative net margin of 91.29% and a negative return on equity of 2.16%.
  • The Seaport Global Securities Lowers Gastar Exploration Inc (GST) to Neutral

    Economy

    The acquisition was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available at this hyperlink . On Monday, May 22nd, Ares Management Llc purchased 1,333,035 shares of Gastar Exploration stock. Gastar Exploration had 23 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Gastar Exploration Inc (NYSEMKT:GST) earned "Buy" rating by GMP Securities on Wednesday, February 3.
  • GOP senators oppose GOP health care plan

    Economy

    All in all, 13 million women could lose maternity care coverage under the bill, Planned Parenthood estimates. The Bill is similar to the one passed by the House in May, but it makes several significant alterations, including deeper cuts and structural changes to Medicaid , a programme that insures one in five Americans, including two-thirds of nursing home residents.