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Stock of Olive Garden’s parent tumbles 3% after revenue miss

Customers arrive at an Olive Garden location in San Antonio, Texas.Callaghan O’Hare | Bloomberg | Getty ImagesShares of Olive Garden parent company Darden Restaurants fell as much as 5% Thursday morning after it reported slower-than-expected sales growth.The stock, valued at $14.9… Continue Reading →

Vaping-related lung illnesses climb to 530 cases, seven deaths as CDC hunts for a cause

A man uses a vape as he walks on Broadway in New York City, September 9, 2019.Andrew Kelly | ReutersAn outbreak of a deadly vaping-related lung disease has sickened 530 people — mostly young men — and killed seven, federal… Continue Reading →

GM workers say 2007 strike was political. This time it’s serious

Adriane Hall, a United Auto Workers member of 12 years, screams as vehicles drive by honking in support of autoworkers in Flint, Mich. on Sept. 16th, 2019. The Flint Assembly employees are among the roughly 48,000 General Motors workers who… Continue Reading →

Nancy Pelosi unveils sweeping plan to lower prescription drug prices

Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., leaves a meeting of the House Democratic Caucus in the Capitol on Wednesday, September 18, 2019.Tom Williams | CQ-Roll Call Group | Getty ImagesHouse Speaker Nancy Pelsoi, D-Calif., unveiled a sweeping plan Thursday to lower prescription… Continue Reading →

Orsted set to use a massive turbine to power US offshore wind farms

The wind turbine blade is 107 meters long.Danish firm Orsted has chosen GE Renewable Energy as its preferred turbine supplier for two offshore wind farms in the U.S. The agreement means that Orsted is set to use GE Renewable Energy’s… Continue Reading →

AT&T, Microsoft, Darden Restaurants, Tesla & more

Check out the companies making headlines before the bell:Darden Restaurants – The parent of Olive Garden and other restaurant chains reported adjusted quarterly profit of $1.38 per share, a penny a share above estimates. Revenue came in just below forecasts…. Continue Reading →

Tate’s huge ‘Guernica of the Arab world’ is recreated in tapestry so it can travel the world

Dia al Azzawi’s Sabra and Shatila Massacre (1982-83) The Tate’s famous colossal work known as the “the Guernica of the Arabs” has been recreated in tapestry form. The Lebanese art patron Ramzi Dalloul commissioned the woven recreation of Dia al-Azzawi’s… Continue Reading →

‘The Princess Bride’ remake rumors spur social media outrage

Cary Elwes and Robin Wright star in “The Princess Bride.”20th Century FoxFans of “The Princess Bride” are screaming “Inconceivable!” after the CEO of Sony Pictures Entertainment said pitches had been made by “very famous people” to remake the beloved 1987… Continue Reading →

Jeff Gundlach says recession odds before the 2020 election are rising

DoubleLine Capital CEO and longtime bond investor Jeffrey Gundlach said Wednesday that the odds of a recession before the 2020 presidential election are rising.”I think the economic data has gotten a little bit better, yet I still think, when we… Continue Reading →

Renewable energy is cost effective, says Michael Milken

A wind farm managed by Berkshire Hathaway Energy in Marshalltown, Iowa. Iowa, Kansas and the country of Denmark are the world’s three leading producers of wind energy.Timothy Fadek | Bloomberg | Getty ImagesSaving the environment is no longer the only… Continue Reading →

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