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All food packaging will come from green sources by 2025 — McDonald's

All food packaging will come from green sources by 2025 — McDonald's The world's largest restaurant chain has said it's aiming to get all of its packaging from renewable or recycled sources within 7 years. By 2025, all McDonald's packaging will come from renewable, recycled or certified sources and recycling will be available in all restaurants, the company said Tuesday. [Full Article...]

Wall Street hits new highs but European stocks flat

The rally began in late 2016 as a bet on infrastructure spending, deregulation and tax cuts, but spent much of 2017 continuing on the back of strong corporate earnings growth. In companies a big gainer was Blackhawk Network Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:HAWK) which rose over 23% to US$44.98. Merck , another Dow component, added 3.41, or 5.8%, to 62.07 after the drugmaker said a combination of its Keytru... [Full Article...]

Nestle selling US candy business for $2.8 billion

Nestle selling US candy business for $2.8 billion Nestle plans to focus on healthier and faster-growing categories like coffee, pet food and water as the food industry grapples with a drop in demand for sugary products. owns the rights. With the $2.8 billion deal, Italian candy maker Ferrero will become the third-largest confectionery company in the USA, a press release said. [Full Article...]

Construction firm involved in HS2 collapses

Construction firm involved in HS2 collapses The company is involved in a host of major United Kingdom government projects such as HS2 ( new high-speed rail network, from London to Birmingham and to Manchester and Leeds), as well as vital public services including school dinners, reported The Guardian . [Full Article...]

Amazon Founder Jeff Bezos Just Helped DREAMers in a Big Way

Amazon Founder Jeff Bezos Just Helped DREAMers in a Big Way According to the organization, the donation will allow 1,000 undocumented immigrant graduates of USA high schools with DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) status the opportunity to attend college. Graham, the former publisher of The Post who sold the company to Bezos in 2013. As members of Congress debate the future of a program that temporarily protects from deportation almost 800,0... [Full Article...]

Mercedes Brings New AMG 53 Models To Detroit

Mercedes Brings New AMG 53 Models To Detroit All three are motivated by the most powerful iteration yet of Merc's new 3-litre straight-six engine, producing 320kW and 520Nm. The new 3-litre engine gets F1-style twin-turbo technology, with an exhaust gas turbocharger and electric auxiliary compressor that help improve efficiency and create plenty of power for the vehicle to exploit. [Full Article...]

Wind warning for Wednesday evening and Thursday morning

Wind warning for Wednesday evening and Thursday morning The Met Office said: "Delays to travel are possible, with a lower likelihood of cancellations of public transport". People are also urged to be wary of icy roads and pavements, increasing the chances of accidents or injuries. The Met Office said that the locations of the most damaging winds are uncertain, but "parts of northern and eastern England along with southern Scotland now look more at... [Full Article...]

The 2019 Mercedes-Benz G-Class

The 2019 Mercedes-Benz G-Class Features-wise, the touch-sensitive Touch Control Buttons on the steering wheel respond to swiping motions. Styling The most obvious link the all-new G-Class shares with its forebear is styling. The ground clearance increased by 6 mm to 241 mm and a maximum fording depth increased by 10 cm to 70 cm. Departure angle is 30 degrees, approach 31 degrees and breakover 26 degrees. [Full Article...]

Lait contaminé: le PDG de Lactalis s'explique et promet des indemnisations

Lait contaminé: le PDG de Lactalis s'explique et promet des indemnisations Oui, mais non. Oui, quelques difficultés sont à reconnaître, mais non, nous n'avons pas fauté: c'est en substance ce qu'a déclaré le PDG de Lactalis , Emmanuel Besnier , au JDD . Ces échantillons sont ensuite envoyés " à des laboratoires indépendants qui nous transmettent les résultats quatre à cinq jours après ", explique Emmanuel Besnier . [Full Article...]

Raymond James Gains Confidence in Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN). Will Other Analysts Follow?

Raymond James Gains Confidence in Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN). Will Other Analysts Follow? The institutional investor held 1,297 shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $1.25M, up from 554 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Princeton Capital Mgmt Inc reported 7,826 shares stake. Investors sentiment decreased to 1.26 in 2017 Q3. Amazon.com, Inc. The company has a quick ratio of 0.74, a current ratio of 1.03 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.00. [Full Article...]

Violation des droits humains dans ses usines — Samsung

Violation des droits humains dans ses usines — Samsung Sherpa et ActionAid France critiquent l'hypocrisie de Samsung , qui avait pris des engagements éthiques en affirmant vouloir " devenir l'une des entreprises les plus éthiques au monde ". Une première plainte de Sherpa, visant uniquement Samsung France, avait été classée sans suite en 2014 à Bobigny (Seine-Saint-Denis). Il conclut en indiquant qu'il " applique une politique de tolérance zéro ... [Full Article...]

Girl Scout cookies arrive in Tucson by the truckload

Girl Scout cookies arrive in Tucson by the truckload Buying the sweet treats benefit both your appetite and the young entrepreneurs. According to gsoh.org, the first known cookie sale by the Girl Scouts was in 1917. Each year, more than 9,000 Girl Scouts from the Delmarva Peninsula participate in the cookie program, selling over 1 million boxes of cookies to the community. [Full Article...]

Has $6.48 Million Position in Starbucks Co. (NASDAQ:SBUX)

Has $6.48 Million Position in Starbucks Co. (NASDAQ:SBUX) Federal Signal Corp now has $1.20 billion valuation. The stock decreased 0.04% or $0.02 during the last trading session, reaching $49.85. In the investment work, traders and investors are still found of using the moving average to determine and analyze technical signs. [Full Article...]

Factory output growth hits 17-month high of 8.4% in November

Factory output growth hits 17-month high of 8.4% in November Food prices rose by only 0.1% in December. December figures are due January 29. This followed a 0.4% November increase. Consumer non-durables, which are mainly fast moving consumer goods00, showed an output growth of 23.1 per cent as against 3.3 per cent in November 2016. [Full Article...]

Lexington Realty Trust (LXP)

Lexington Realty Trust (LXP) Bbt Capital Management Llc increased T Mobile Us Inc (NYSE:TMUS) stake by 100,000 shares to 516,985 valued at $31.88 million in 2017Q3. The forecast of 1 surveyed investment analysts covering the stock advises investors to Buy stake in the company. [Full Article...]

Ottawa critique les droits américains sur le papier journal

Ottawa critique les droits américains sur le papier journal Le président-directeur général du Conseil de l'industrie forestière du Québec (CIFQ), Denis Lebel, a déploré par communiqué l'annonce du département du Commerce, parlant d'autres "sanctions commerciales absolument non fondées". Joint en soirée par La Presse canadienne, son porte-parole, Karl Blackburn, l'a qualifiée de "complètement injuste et injustifiée". Aux États-Unis, plus de 175 000 Améric... [Full Article...]

Inside NYC's Billions-Dollar Salvo Against Oil

Inside NYC's Billions-Dollar Salvo Against Oil Responding to the suit, a representative for Royal Dutch Shell told the Associated Press that climate change is a complex issue that should not be addressed by the courts. As for the lack of heat and hot water, the mayor said, rather airily: "The folks who work at NYCHA are trying to hold something together...that really should've gotten investment a long time ago". [Full Article...]

US Crude Rallies, Sets for More

US Crude Rallies, Sets for More The contract topped out at $64.77, a high going back to December 8, 2014. Because crude oil prices are expected to be relatively flat through 2019, US gasoline prices are also expected to remain near current levels. In any case, if WTI were to go back below the 2017 high of $60.48, which was hit late in the year, and the 2018's opening price of $60.09, then the technical outlook would turn... [Full Article...]

Apple Warns of Potential Chip Vulnerabilities

Apple Warns of Potential Chip Vulnerabilities Users have little choice but to wait for new software patches from makers of their devices, the researchers said . In recent days, cybersecurity experts have released information about design flaws in microchips produced or designed by such companies as Intel , AMD and Arm Holdings, which control nearly all the chip market. [Full Article...]

Louisiana Dept. of Revenue to start accepting state tax returns January 29

Louisiana Dept. of Revenue to start accepting state tax returns January 29 Olson couldn't be more stark in her recommendation to lawmakers: "The IRS absolutely needs more funding". That's according to National Taxpayer Advocate Nina Olson in her annual report to Congress , released Wednesday. "'Shortcuts" have become the norm, and "shortcuts' are incompatible with high-quality tax administration", Ms. Olson wrote. The IRS excuses hardship cases from collection... [Full Article...]


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