Romaine lettuce unsafe to eat, CDC warns, citing E.coli outbreak

FILE – This Jan. 24, 2012, file photo shows a Caesar salad with romaine lettuce. Food regulators are urging Americans not to eat any romaine lettuce because of a new food poisoning outbreak. The FDA says it’s investigating an E. coli outbreak that ha Romaine lettuce is unsafe to eat because of another E.coli outbreak that has already affected more […]

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Coupang, South Korean E-Commerce Start-up, Raises $2 Billion From SoftBank

Get the DealBook newsletter to make sense of major business and policy headlines — and the power-brokers who shape them.__________ The start-up Coupang has set its sights on conquering South Korea’s fast-growing e-commerce market. Doing that just got easier, with the announcement on Tuesday that the company had raised $2 billion in new capital from Softbank’s Vision Fund. Since its […]

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Catering giant could change menus in no-deal Brexit

The FTSE 100 group, which is the world’s biggest catering firm, said it was ready to start stockpiling ingredients if needed while it also had concerns over the impact on thousands of EU nationals in its British workforce. Compass serves millions of meals a year to school children as part of its UK operations. Its British division only represents a […]

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Bumped from a flight? It could land you a windfall

If you get bumped from your Thanksgiving flight, it could ruin your holiday but make your holiday season. Why? The airline could be forced to pay you a small fortune for the transgression, said Johnny Quach, chief product officer of AirHelp, a company that claims compensation for disrupted travelers. “Americans being denied boarding is one of our bigger markets. The […]

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Calculate a Forward Rate in Excel

You need to have the zero-coupon yield curve information to calculate forward rates, even in Microsoft Excel. Once the spot rates along that curve are known (or can be calculated), compute the value of the underlying investments after interest has been accrued and leave in one cell. Then link that value into a secondary forward rate formula. This produces the […]

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Stocks wipe out 2018 gains as FAANG stocks slide into a bear market

REUTERS/Lucas Jackson Stocks erased gains for the year Tuesday, dragged lower by the biggest technology companies. FAANG stocks entered a bear market, marking the first in seven years for Google parent Alphabet. Follow the US indexes in real time here. Wall Street erased gains Tuesday as high-flying technology companies plummeted into a bear market, adding to fears about slowing growth and […]

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Amazon bids for Disney's 22 regional sports networks: Report

Amazon to receive billions in tax breaks for two new headquarters Capitalist Pig Hedge Fund Manager Jonathan Hoenig discusses how Amazon will receive billions in tax breaks for its two new headquarters. E-commerce giant Amazon has submitted bids to buy all 22 of the regional sports networks Disney acquired as part of its recent deal with Twenty-First Century Fox, according […]

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Amazon, Blackstone among bidders for 22 Disney sports networks: CNBC

(Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc and private equity firm Blackstone Group are bidding for Walt Disney Co’s 22 regional sports networks, including New York-focused Yes Network, CNBC reported on Tuesday, citing sources familiar with the matter. Disney, which is buying Twenty-First Century Fox Inc’s film and television assets, had said it would divest 22 of Fox’s regional sports networks as part […]

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Amazon, Blackstone among bidders for 22 Disney sports networks: CNBC

(Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc and private equity firm Blackstone Group are bidding for Walt Disney Co’s 22 regional sports networks, including New York-focused Yes Network, CNBC reported on Tuesday, citing sources familiar with the matter. Disney, which is buying Twenty-First Century Fox Inc’s film and television assets, had said it would divest 22 of Fox’s regional sports networks as part […]

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