Friday October 20-th, 2017

Jacksonville Jaguars receiver Allen Robinson exits vs. Houston Texans Jacksonville Jaguars receiver Allen Robinson exits vs. Houston Texans

However, the Jaguars legitimately looked like a dominant team for most of Sunday's win. It was exactly what the Jaguars were looking for out of their defense . They were physically superior and had 10 sacks and rookie running back Leonard Fournette...

Equifax changes fine print for TrustedID Premier free credit monitoring Equifax changes fine print for TrustedID Premier free credit monitoring

That's leaving millions of Americans scrambling to figure out how to respond to the security breach and the threat of having their identities stolen. "Every Hawaii resident should take precautions such as placing a freeze on their credit report t...

Hurricane Harvey pushes gasoline prices to the highest level since 2015 Hurricane Harvey pushes gasoline prices to the highest level since 2015

DeHaan also said the rising prices could last from two weeks to a month. Now it's nearly $2.50 in some spots. For the rest of Texas that went untouched by the storm, it's becoming apparent that gas is increasingly hard to find. Diesel fuel rose ...

Gas prices spike again, now up 17 cents since Harvey Gas prices spike again, now up 17 cents since Harvey

A surge in demand along with reduced supply has caused intermittent outages at H-E-B fuel stations throughout the state. Sitton also sat down with the Texas Tribune Thursday to talk about gas availability. "If you're looking out the windows and see...

Oil Falls as Flooding Roils US Oil Falls as Flooding Roils US

Also, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the U.S. Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT) two U.S agencies, along with the FBI, have warned potential donors wishing to aid victims of the disaster that unscrupulous scammers may set up shop in ...

Gas prices rising due to Hurricane Harvey Gas prices rising due to Hurricane Harvey

This is an increase over Thursday's average of $2.44 per gallon. Tropical Depression Harvey continues its onslaught in parts of MS and Lousiana today , but Texans are faced with a new problem in the storm's wake: an increased demand for gasoline w...

Oil reserve tapped to feed refinery idled by Harvey Oil reserve tapped to feed refinery idled by Harvey

Harvey is straining the fuel-making capacity of the world's largest economy just as President Donald Trump's administration mulls whether to shrink the 40-year-old safety net established to prevent crippling crude shortages. The Colonial Pipeline ...

Oil prices likely to get a boost from stock draws, demand growth Oil prices likely to get a boost from stock draws, demand growth

In other words, Harvey has disrupted about one-fifth of the country's total refining capability. On worldwide oil markets, Brent crude futures were up 20 cents or 0.4 percent, at $52.09 per barrel. inventories. About 1.4 million barrels of extra ...

Harvey throws a wrench into U.S. energy engine Harvey throws a wrench into U.S. energy engine

That storm left crucial oil pipelines and refineries in the Gulf Coast region unable to operate for weeks. In the short run, the USA could see a bit of a glut of lighter forms of oil, while heavy oil producers overseas will be hit by a temporary inte...

Uber CEO pick embraces job as 'opportunity of a lifetime' Uber CEO pick embraces job as 'opportunity of a lifetime'

But judging from an interview with The Financial Times - her first since Khosrowshahi was chosen - maybe Whitman didn't want the job after all. The Iranian-American businessman was the highest paid chief executive in the U.S. "My whole life, an...

Whole Foods just got a lot more affordable thanks to Amazon Whole Foods just got a lot more affordable thanks to Amazon

The price of organic avocados was lowered from $2.50 each to $1.49 each, bananas (pictured as melons) dropped from 99 cents per pound to 69 cents per pound, and the price of tomatoes on the vine were lowered from $3.49 per pound to $1.99. John Mackey...

Amazon plans on lower prices at Whole Foods Amazon plans on lower prices at Whole Foods

Amazon said it will link Whole Foods with Amazon Prime , offering grocery discounts and other goodies to people enrolled in the membership program. Whole Foods, Headquartered in Austin, Texas, has more than 460 stores in the United States, Ca...

Can Trump actually shut down the government over wall funding? Can Trump actually shut down the government over wall funding?

Of Trump's threat, Ryan said the president is merely "employing a strategy that he thinks is effective for him". Raising the debt ceiling means allowing total U.S. "There's disjointedness because of the debt ceiling", said Lou Brien, a market str...

Trump risks backlash in farm belt states if NAFTA gets scrapped Trump risks backlash in farm belt states if NAFTA gets scrapped

The first round of negotiations aimed at renewing the North American Free Trade Agreement concluded Sunday. The United States buys more goods made in Canada and Mexico than they buy from us, and US Trade Rep. With producers facing low commodity...

Trump's fractured relationship with Congress causes GOP dread Trump's fractured relationship with Congress causes GOP dread

This so-called president and his administration are a disgrace. Trump did not help diffuse tensions once he began talking to a receptive audience. Both McConnell and Ryan have sought to downplay divisions with Trump - and talk of either any shu...

Why Yellen's Jackson Hole speech could be a dud

Spot gold was down 0.43 percent at $1,285.20 an ounce. Held every year since 1978 by the Kansas City Federal Reserve Bank, the event is a get-together of central bankers, academics and other policy experts, who discuss future trends in economic...

BHP Billiton to sell United States shale business BHP Billiton to sell United States shale business

Though Hyett concluded that, as ever, that "assumes stable commodity prices, and if the last two years have taught us anything it's the risks of making that kind of assumption". The loss-making petroleum and coal segments became profitable. Iron or...

Speculation grows about Gary Cohn's future in administration after Trump's Charlottesville remarks

Trump first blamed "many sides" for the violence in the college town, then two days later condemned the white supremacist groups, neo-Nazis and others who formed in Charlottesville to protest the scheduled removal of a statute honoring Confederate ...

Health care premiums to soar if Trump ends subsidies Health care premiums to soar if Trump ends subsidies

Thus, for example, a 40-year-old with income of $34,000 would pay about $3,350 a year - after tax credits - for a "silver plan " in 2026, but could get a more generous gold plan for several hundred dollars less, the budget office said.

Hundreds attend local vigil in wake of Virginia violence Hundreds attend local vigil in wake of Virginia violence

James Alex Fields Jr., a 20-year-old from Maumee, Ohio, has been arrested and charged with second-degree murder, malicious wounding and failure to stop in an accident that resulted in death, CNN reported. People lit candles in front of the United Pre...

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