Amazon hit with proposed class action lawsuit over defective eclipse glasses

Everyone told them not to look at the sun . They did not receive a notice of recall and did not view the eclipse without the glasses, according to the court document. Solar Eclipse was a great opportunity for anyone looking to make quick bucks and... More..

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Oil prices dip as market grapples with Harvey's damage

Gasoline rose still higher post-settlement, after sources told Reuters that Motiva was shuttering the largest us refinery. The Valero Houston Refinery is threatened by the swelling waters of the Buffalo B...More..

Gasoline Prices Up After Harvey Wrecks Texas Refineries
by | Thursday, August 31, 2017

Gasoline Prices Up After Harvey Wrecks Texas Refineries

International Brent crude futures closed up 11 cents or 0.2 percent to $52.00 a barrel. The Motiva shutdown sent after-settlement gasoline prices up to 1.8180. Other emissions were released during the plann...More..

Analyst Research Roundup: Kinder Morgan, Inc. (KMI), Dover Corporation (DOV)
by | Thursday, August 31, 2017

Analyst Research Roundup: Kinder Morgan, Inc. (KMI), Dover Corporation (DOV)

Kinder Morgan , Inc. The stock has a market capitalization of $42.48 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 62.77 and a beta of 0.64. The total number of shares traded in the last 90-day period is 5,849. Lehman ...More..

Japan beat Australia 2-0 to book World Cup berth
by | Thursday, August 31, 2017

Japan beat Australia 2-0 to book World Cup berth

Japan have become the fourth team to secure participation at the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia after beating Australia in their Asian Group B qualifying match to guarantee passage to the finals. Japan's Yosuke...More..

Rockets Owner Leslie Alexander Increases Hurricane Harvey Donation To $10 million
by | Thursday, August 31, 2017

Rockets Owner Leslie Alexander Increases Hurricane Harvey Donation To $10 million

ESPN reports the Houston Texans were unable to get back to Houston after Saturday night's game in New Orleans. Strunk announced Tuesday afternoon that she is donating $1 million dollars to Houston floo...More..

Titans donate $1 million to help victims of flooding in Texas
by | Thursday, August 31, 2017

Titans donate $1 million to help victims of flooding in Texas

But we're going to need a lot of money to help these people rebuild. Watt's efforts - which also include a personal donation of $100,000 - constitute just part of that support. More than 70,000 individual ...More..

First quarter GDP grew 5.7 per cent
by | Thursday, August 31, 2017

First quarter GDP grew 5.7 per cent

Quarterly GVA at basic price at constant (2011-2012) prices for Q1FY18 is estimated at Rs 29.04 lakh crore, as against Rs 27.51 lakh crore in Q1FY17, showing a growth rate of 5.6 percent over the corresponding ...More..

Gasoline future prices jump in Harvey's wake
by | Thursday, August 31, 2017

Gasoline future prices jump in Harvey's wake

It has been US shale oil output that has largely frustrated efforts by the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries ( OPEC ) and their allies to drive crude prices higher this year by restricting their...More..

Fargo Red Cross seeks volunteers
by | Thursday, August 31, 2017

Fargo Red Cross seeks volunteers

CT is partnering with Big Y World Class Markets and the American Red Cross to help raise donations for those impacted by Hurricane Harvey in Texas and Louisiana. These funds will be used to help the Red Cr...More..

Qantas extends Emirates partnership for further five years
by | Thursday, August 31, 2017

Qantas extends Emirates partnership for further five years

Qantas has already decided not to continue with the Melbourne to London dailies with the big Airbus prior to the launch of 787-9 Dreamliner services from Melbourne to Los Angeles late this year, in advance of o...More..

Traffic gridlocked as monsoon rains flood India's financial capital
by | Thursday, August 31, 2017

Traffic gridlocked as monsoon rains flood India's financial capital

Tuesday was the first occasion since 2005 when not just the flood-prone areas but also the roads and railway tracks across the city and its suburbs were flooded. Weather officials are forecasting heavy rains to...More..

Heavy Mumbai rains disrupt flights at Dabolim
by | Thursday, August 31, 2017

Heavy Mumbai rains disrupt flights at Dabolim

People look at a flooded street during heavy rains in Parel neighbourhood of Mumbai August 29, 2017 in this still image obtained from a CCTV camera. Several Mumbai suburbs recorded rainfall of up to 86mm ...More..

Oil down as U.S. refineries struggle from Harvey impact
by | Thursday, August 31, 2017

Oil down as U.S. refineries struggle from Harvey impact

In addition to shutting oil refineries, about 1.4 million bpd of U.S. crude production has been disrupted, equivalent to 15 percent of total output, Goldman Sachs said. "What you need is a gasoline and diesel...More..

Hyundai Motor suspends all four China plants due to supply disruption
by | Thursday, August 31, 2017

Hyundai Motor suspends all four China plants due to supply disruption

Beijing Hyundai, a joint venture between Hyundai Motor and China's BAIC Motor, ground its four factories to a halt gradually from last week to Tuesday, after the supplier refused to provide plastic fuel tanks w...More..

No breakthrough for Toshiba, Western Digital on memory unit sale
by | Thursday, August 31, 2017

No breakthrough for Toshiba, Western Digital on memory unit sale

Toshiba and Western Digital are struggling to draw up a contract due to disagreements over issues including the USA company's share acquisition in the chip unit, the sources said. Western Digital , for examp...More..

People with inadequate understanding of how to tackle black money linked…
by | Thursday, August 31, 2017

People with inadequate understanding of how to tackle black money linked…

The RBI in its Annual Report for 2016-17 said that 99 percent of the junked Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes has returned to the banking system. Arun Jaitley countered former finance minister P Chidambaram's c...More..

Hurricane damage shuts down major U.S. oil refineries - RT Business
by | Thursday, August 31, 2017

Hurricane damage shuts down major U.S. oil refineries - RT Business

Hurricane Harvey has caused almost 100 oil and gas production platforms in the Gulf of Mexico to temporarily shut down. Other shipments of refined products with supplies destined for Latin America were also cur...More..

Chidambaram, Mamata slam Centre over demonetisation after RBI report
by | Thursday, August 31, 2017

Chidambaram, Mamata slam Centre over demonetisation after RBI report

In the report, the RBI said that out of the 632.6 crore pieces of Rs 1,000 currency notes in circulation, 8.9 crore have not been returned post the note ban, announced on November 8 previous year. "Rs 21,000 cr...More..

Texas Oil Industry Sees Production, Permit Gains
by | Thursday, August 31, 2017

Texas Oil Industry Sees Production, Permit Gains

Oil prices are rallying post-EIA report as today's crude draw was joined by a drop in gasoline inventories. Official government inventory data for last week will be released on Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. Libya´s...More..

Hurricane Harvey price gouging: Houston gas station charges $20 per gallon
by | Thursday, August 31, 2017

Hurricane Harvey price gouging: Houston gas station charges $20 per gallon

To view the full article, register now. Paxton tweeted: "If you gouge somebody that's over 65 the [fine] is up to $250,000". The attorney general office's hotline, at (800) 252-8011, and the agency's websi...More..

At Jackson Hole, Yellen defends post-crisis regulation
by | Thursday, August 31, 2017

At Jackson Hole, Yellen defends post-crisis regulation

Mario Draghi , president of the European Central Bank, said Friday that the global economy is strengthening but warned that countries must work together to resist a growing backlash against open trade. In her...More..

Harvey Hurricane forces U.S. largest refinery to shutdown
by | Thursday, August 31, 2017

Harvey Hurricane forces U.S. largest refinery to shutdown

Destiny Stewart is 10 years old and attends Lucian Adams Elementary in Port Arthur. A vehicle drives past oil storage tanks through floodwaters from Hurricane Harvey in Texas City, 55 miles southeast of Houst...More..

Ryanair Calls For Block To Lufthansa-Air Berlin Takeover
by | Thursday, August 31, 2017

Ryanair Calls For Block To Lufthansa-Air Berlin Takeover "Stitch-Up"

Ryanair says Lufthansa is a monopoly that has been supported by the German Government, by providing €150m of State Aid to the airline. Irish low-priced carrier Ryanair will not make an offer for assets of ins...More..

U.S. crude oil stores drop as refineries up production, DoE says
by | Thursday, August 31, 2017

U.S. crude oil stores drop as refineries up production, DoE says

International Brent crude futures were 42 cents lower at $51.47 per barrel, having traded as high as $52.19 earlier in the day. That has already forced gasoline futures up by 7 percent to their highest levels i...More..