SoftBank Earnings Reflect Transformation Into Investment Company

SoftBank Earnings Reflect Transformation Into Investment Company

SoftBank Group Corp.’s metamorphosis into an investment company is becoming clearer. The Japanese telecommunications provider and technology investor said operating profit rose 49 percent to 715 billion yen ($6.4 billion) in the three months ended June. That was fueled mainly by investment gains, including a 245 billion yen boost from its Vision Fund and 161 […]

Today is National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day

Today is National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day

Grab a chocolate chip cookie — or four — and celebrate the day dedicated to a uniquely American treat. (Source: CNN) (CNN) – August 4 is National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day, which means it’s the perfect time to enjoy the combination of cookie and chocolate. The delicious treat was invented by a woman named Ruth […]

Almond Breeze milk is being recalled for containing actual milk

Almond Breeze milk is being recalled for containing actual milk

Time to double-check if you unintentionally got milk. Almond-milk seller HP Hood LLC is recalling roughly 150,000 half-gallon cartons of refrigerated Vanilla Almond Breeze almond milk because the product may contain actual milk, the company said Aug. 2. Affected cartons have a use-by date of Sept. 2, 2018, and were shipped to retailers in 28 US […]

Apple's Milestone Caps Strong Week for Stocks

Apple's Milestone Caps Strong Week for Stocks

The market sure loves contradictions. The same week we learned that the White House is considering placing 25% tariffs on Chinese goods—and China explained how it would retaliate— Apple (ticker: AAPL), a company that does major business in the world’s second-largest economy, became the first U.S. company to reach $1 trillion in market capitalization. And […]

Heineken spends $3bn on China Resources tie-up

Heineken spends $3bn on China Resources tie-up

Tom Hancock in Shanghai and Alice Woodhouse in Hong Kong August 3, 2018 Print this page Heineken is buying a $3.1bn stake in CR Beer, China’s biggest beer company, as it takes on its arch-rival AB InBev in the giant Chinese market where tastes are shifting towards premium brews. Heineken will take a 40 per […]

Parasite-tainted wraps at Trader Joe's, Walgreens, Kroger may cause diarrhea, officials warn

Parasite-tainted wraps at Trader Joe's, Walgreens, Kroger may cause diarrhea, officials warn

Four Cyclospora cayetanensis oocysts. (Melanie Moser/CDC/DPDx) by Alex Horton August 1 at 12:22 PM Email the author Think about your lunches recently: Were they salads or wraps from Trader Joe’s, Kroger or Walgreens? If so, the Agriculture Department has a warning for you. Intestinal parasites that can cause severe and painful symptoms may have tainted […]

Salads and wraps sold by Trader Joe's, other major grocery stores recalled over Cyclospora fears

Salads and wraps sold by Trader Joe's, other major grocery stores recalled over Cyclospora fears

INDIANAPOLIS – The U.S. Department of Agriculture is issuing a recall over salad and wrap products produced by an Indianapolis food company. Beef, pork and poultry salad and wrap products were distributed by Caito Foods across the country and have been recalled due to concerns of Cyclospora contamination. The items being recalled include several products […]