PepsiCo puts fizz into healthy drinks with $3.2 billion SodaStream deal
Reuters, 20 August at 14:34
JERUSALEM/LONDON (Reuters) - PepsiCo (PEP.O) will buy carbonated drink-machine maker SodaStream (SODA.TA) (SODA.O) for $3.2 billion as it battles Coca-Cola (KO.N) for an edge in the health-conscious beverage market. FILE PHOTO: Employees ...
5 Reasons This 6% Yielding Blue Chip Is A Retirement Dream Stock
Seeking Alpha, 20 August at 14:28
High-yield blue chip income growth stocks have historically been the best performing asset class in history. That makes them great core holdings for retirement portfolios, no matter what stage of life you're in. There are five reasons Enterprise
Junkyard fire in Frankford impacts SEPTA, Amtrak service
6abc.com, 20 August at 13:40
Travelers are hoping for a better commute Monday at 30th Street Station after a junkyard fire suspended rail service in Philadelphia. It happened just after 7 p.m. Sunday near the intersection of Torresdale and Adams avenues in Frankford. The sound of ...
Bull market in stocks poised to set record for longest ever
Miami Herald, 20 August at 13:12
The bull market in stocks is poised this week to break the record as the longest in the history of U.S. trading. If the market doesn't drop significantly in the three days through Wednesday, the bull market that began in March 2009 will have lasted
Greece ends bailout odyssey but Athens in no festive mood
Reuters, 20 August at 13:09
ATHENS (Reuters) - European institutions hailed Greece's exit from its final bailout on Monday, expecting the debt-burdened euro zone member to stand on its own feet after nine years of financial nursing but the mood in Athens was subdued as many ...
Many Greeks Struggle to Keep Their Heads Above Water as Bailout Ends
Wall Street Journal, 20 August at 12:33
Pessimism and anger prevail in much of Greek society, after a decade of economic depression that has left people exhausted and disillusioned. Austerity—in the form of deep cuts to public services and suffocatingly high taxes—is set to continue for a ...
Amazon Isn't Paying Its Electric Bills. You Might Be
Bloomberg, 20 August at 12:15
For a little while earlier this year, it seemed as though 87-year-old Rosie Thomas and her neighbors in the small town of Gainesville, Va., had beaten Amazon. Virginia's largest utility, Dominion Energy Inc., had planned to run an aboveground power
Pepsi Continues Move Away From Sugary Drinks With SodaStream Deal
Wall Street Journal, 20 August at 10:25
PepsiCo Inc. has agreed to buy home-carbonation company SodaStream International Ltd. for $3.2 billion, the latest move by the cola giant to diversify away from sugary sodas and salty snacks. Israel-based SodaStream is a leading maker of countertop ...
Greece Emerges From International Bailout, But Will Be Closely Monitored For Years
NPR, 20 August at 10:21
Greece has successfully completed its final three-year installment of an international bailout program, allowing it to reclaim a degree of control over its finances, which have been overseen since 2010 by the European Union, European Central Bank and ...
Oil prices mixed as economic concerns weigh, Iran sanctions loom
Reuters, 20 August at 10:12
SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Oil prices were mixed on Monday, weighed down by concerns over slowing economic growth but supported by the expected impact of U.S. sanctions on Iran, which will start targeting the petroleum industry from November.
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