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This Week: Consumer prices, Wal-Mart earns, housing starts – Sharing #ABC #News Feed

A look at some of the key business events and economic indicators upcoming this week: JUST A BLIP? Economists expect that a gauge of U.S. consumer prices edged higher in October after a big jump the previous month. The Labor Department’s consumer price index, due out Wednesday, is projected to show a gain of 0.1 percent for October. Consumer prices jumped 0.5 percent in September, the largest increase in eight months. That reflected a spike in energy prices in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, which shut Gulf Coast refineries andRead More


UCLA players quizzed over alleged shoplifting to remain in China: ESPN

(Reuters) – Three UCLA men’s basketball players detained in China over allegations of shoplifting this week will not be on the team’s return flight to the United States on Saturday, ESPN reported. FILE PHOTO: Dec 16, 2016; Las Vegas, NV, USA; Chino Hills Huskies guard LiAngelo Ball (3) dribbles against the defense of Clark Chargers forward Jalen Hill (21) on the second day of the Tarkanian Classic at Bishop Gorman High School. Chino Hills won the game 91-87. Mandatory Credit: Stephen R. Sylvanie-USA TODAY Sports/File Photo The three students –Read More


U.S. renewable fuel credits continue bull run, drive up gasoline margins: traders

NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. renewable fuel credits (D6) hit $1.00 in early trading on Wednesday, traders said, as prices continue to surge in the wake of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s decision to back off program reforms. FILE PHOTO: A Valero Energy Corp. gas station is pictured in El Cajon, California, U.S., August 8, 2016. Picture taken August 8, 2016. REUTERS/Mike Blake The rise in credit prices helped boost U.S. gasoline margins to $18.69 a barrel, a nearly 5 percent jump, traders said. The U.S. EPA abandoned a seriesRead More


BRIEF-The Sherwin-Williams Company reports third quarter financial results

Oct 24 (Reuters) – Sherwin-williams Co * The Sherwin-Williams Company reports 2017 third quarter financial results * Q3 earnings per share $3.33 * Q3 earnings per share view $4.65 — Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S * Sees FY 2017 earnings per share $11.20 to $11.50 including items * Sees Q4 2017 earnings per share $1.97 to $2.27 including items * Q3 sales $4.51 billion versus I/B/E/S view $4.44 billion * Sherwin-Williams Co – we expect incremental sales from valspar acquisition to be approximately $1.0 billion in Q4​ * Sherwin-Williams Co – ‍forRead More


Airbnb’s China head exits, a week after co-founder named unit’s chair

BEIJING (Reuters) – The head of Airbnb Inc’s China business has resigned four months after taking the role, the company confirmed on Tuesday, the latest leadership change for the unit which operates in an country where residency and movement are regulated. A woman talks on the phone at the Airbnb office headquarters in the SOMA district of San Francisco, California, U.S., August 2, 2016. REUTERS/Gabrielle Lurie Hong Ge, who previously worked for Google Inc and Facebook Inc, left to pursue another role and the firm is yet to name aRead More


Amazon Studios chief Roy Price suspended following harassment allegation

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Amazon Studios chief Roy Price was put on an immediate leave of absence Thursday, the company said, following allegations that he harassed a producer and ignored an actress’s claim of a sexual assault by producer Harvey Weinstein. The Hollywood Reporter on Thursday reported an allegation by Isa Hackett, a producer on one of Amazon.com Inc’s shows, that Price had lewdly propositioned her in 2015. Amazon said in a statement: ”Roy Price is on leave of absence effective immediately. We are reviewing our options for the projects weRead More


‘GMA’ Hot List: Lin-Manuel Miranda releases star-studded song for Puerto Rico Video

Now Playing: Lin-Manuel Miranda honored with 2017 Freedom Award Now Playing: ‘GMA’ Hot List: Lin-Manuel Miranda releases star-studded song for Puerto Rico Now Playing: Alfonso Ribeiro discusses new season of ‘AFV’ and why he’s not interested in a ‘Fresh Prince’ reboot Now Playing: ‘War for the Planet of The Apes’ ride experience Now Playing: Alfonso Ribeiro loves hosting ‘AFV’ so he can ‘go to work every day and laugh’ Now Playing: Bon Jovi among the 19 nominees for Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Now Playing: Harrison Ford on hisRead More


Ireland set to vote on loosening abortion laws in May or June

DUBLIN (Reuters) – Ireland plans to hold a referendum next May or June on whether it should loosen some of the strictest abortion laws in the world, Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said on Tuesday. Abortion has long been a divisive issue in once stridently Catholic Ireland where, after a debate elicited large street protests from both sides, a complete ban was lifted in 2013. Terminations were allowed if a mother’s life was in danger. “The … proposal is to have a standalone referendum in May or June next year andRead More


WATCH: 20/20 09/11/17: Hurricane Irma: Monster Storm

Hurricane Irma barrels up the west coast of Florida, bringing heavy rain and strong winds and forcing millions to evacuate their homes. Source link Abc news headlines – WATCH: 20/20 09/11/17: Hurricane Irma: Monster Storm #ABC #news #Worldnews


CANADA STOCKS-TSX little changed, Dollarama surges on results

* TSX up 1.48 points, or 0.01 percent, to 15,061.31 * Six of the TSX’s 10 main groups were up TORONTO, Sept 7 (Reuters) – Canada’s main stock index was little changed on Thursday as strong gains in consumer discretionary shares helped offset losses in the heavyweight financial and energy sectors. Manulife Financial Corp slid 1.5 percent to C$23.56, and Sun Life Financial declined 1.1 percent to C$46.31. The overall financial services sector, which accounts for roughly a third of the index’s weight, fell 0.4 percent. A 1.5 percent riseRead More