At The Ritz-Carlton, Hong Kong, Michelin-starred Chef Pino Lavarra looks to his homeland for tasteful inspirations for a menu that creatively uses ten specially imported varieties from Southern Italy.
NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- Family Dollar shares (FDO) climbed 2.6% and Dollar General shares (DG) climbed 4.4% after Bloomberg reported the latter company is mulling a bid for Family Dollar, citing people with knowledge of the matter.
Fragrances, the new bar at The Ritz-Carlton, Berlin, is the first bar dedicated to the art of cocktails in combination with the world of perfume and aromas.
By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch
Pound rises on strong services PMI
-Carla Mozee; 415-439-6400; AskNewswires@dowjones.com
LONDON (MarketWatch) -- Stocks in the U.K. edged higher Tuesday, with shares of Standard Life PLC and Aggreko PLC each gaining following financial updates.
Former United States Securities and Exchange Commission attorney Willie
Briscoe and the securities litigation firm of Powers
Taylor LLP are investigating potential claims against the Board of
Directors of NB&T Financial Group, Inc. (“NB&T Financial”) (NasdaqCM:
NBTF) concerning the acquisition by Peoples Bancorp Inc. (“Peoples”).
Under the terms of the agreement, valued at approximately $109 million,
shareholders will only receive 0.9319 shares of Peoples common stock and
$7.75 in cash per NB&T Financial share owned.
Starz announced that STARZ PLAY, the authenticated online TV Everywhere
service for STARZ premium subscribers, launched successfully today on
the Xbox One ® video game and entertainment system from
SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) - BlackBerry Chief Executive John Chen told the company's employees that the mobile technology firm has completed a restructuring process in which the company cut thousands of jobs and is gearing up for a period of growth, a media report said Tuesday.
Airgas, Inc. (NYSE: ARG) today announced that the Board of Directors
declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.55 per share, payable
on September 30, 2014 to shareholders of record as of September 15, 2014.
By Claudia Assis, MarketWatch
First Solar to report second-quarter results later Tuesday
-Claudia Assis; 415-439-6400; AskNewswires@dowjones.com
SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- Shares of First Solar Inc. and SolarCity Corp.
Paychex, Inc., a leading provider of payroll, human resource, insurance,
and benefits outsourcing solutions for small- to medium-sized
businesses, today announced the Skylight® PayOptions™ Program, a payroll
card program that allows employers to provide employees with a
convenient alternative to traditional direct deposit and paper paychecks
by directly depositing their wages onto the Skylight ONE® Prepaid
NetSpend®, a TSYS Company and leading provider of prepaid debit cards
and related financial services, will serve as the exclusive program
manager and processor for the Skylight PayOptions Program.
Lincoln Financial Group’s (NYSE:LNC) Retirement Plan Services business
announces that Jason Key has been promoted to Head of Business
Development for its Institutional Retirement Distribution (IRD) team,
reporting to John Morabito, Head of IRD.
By Tim Mullaney
Opinion: Subprime car loans aren't like subprime mortgages
-Tim Mullaney; 415-439-6400; AskNewswires@dowjones.com
Another day, another reason we're supposed to fret over the fragility of the increasingly-robust recovery.
NRG Yield Operating LLC (“Yield Operating”), an indirect subsidiary of
NRG Yield, Inc. (NYSE: NYLD)(“NRG Yield”), today announced that it
closed the previously announced offering of $500.0 million in aggregate
principal amount of 5.375% senior notes due 2024 (the “Notes”). The
Notes are senior unsecured obligations of Yield Operating and are
guaranteed by NRG Yield LLC, Yield Operating’s parent company, and by
each of Yield Operating’s wholly owned current and future subsidiaries
that guarantees indebtedness under its credit agreement.
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