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Oil Dips This Week on Growing Supply

Oil Dips This Week on Growing Supply

That was the lowest settlement July 24, according to FactSet data. They dropped 2.5% on Monday. At 8:19am, WTI had fallen 0.65% on the day to $47.28-almost $2 less than last week this time, with Brent Crude down 0.85% at $50.30. That would mark a seventh weekly decline in a row for the government data. Back on Nymex, gasoline for September lost 3.6 cents, or 2.3%, to $1.577 a gallon, while September heating oil fell 2.9 cents, or 1.8%, to $1.606 a gallon.


Rail fares to go up again next year

Rail fares to go up again next year

The increase is for next year but the Department of Transport says 97p out of every £1 paid by customers goes back into rail investment. Which fares will go up? This means the price of regulated rail fares will rise by 3.6% in January 2018, as under Government rules, train fares can only rise in line with the previous July's RPI.


BC to boost minimum wage by 50 cents to $11.35

BC to boost minimum wage by 50 cents to $11.35

BC is now tied with having the third-lowest minimum wage in the country. "Today's increase and our commitment to the $15 minimum wage will benefit nearly 100,000 British Columbians who have been getting by on one of the lowest minimum wages in the country", said Horgan, adding that 62% of minimum-wage earners are women.


Woman claims she found rodent in Chick-Fil-A sandwich

Woman claims she found rodent in Chick-Fil-A sandwich

Her lawyer says that they tried to get the restaurant chain to address the complaint but were "stonewalled". She turned it over, and told her coworker that it seemed the restaurant had burned her roll. "This is an ongoing legal matter, therefore we can not comment any further at this time", Heffernan told CBS Philly in a statement. Manfalouti is requesting punitive and compensatory damages for pain and suffering, emotional distress, sleeplessness, anxiety, PTSD and medical expenses ...


U.S. judge says LinkedIn can not block startup from public profile data

U.S. judge says LinkedIn can not block startup from public profile data

HiQ Labs required access to the data, which is considered publicly available, to build algorithms created to predict employee behaviour through their social media activities. In a statement, hiQ said the company "believes that public data must remain public" and that big companies shouldn't stifle innovation by hoarding public data.


Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank says he is leaving Trump's manufacturing council

Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank says he is leaving Trump's manufacturing council

We should honor-not attack-those who have stood up for equality and other cherished American values. Frazier departed following Trump's apparent unwillingness over the weekend to single out white supremacists. On Monday, in a statement, Trump denounced neo-Nazis and the Ku Klux Klan as criminals and thugs, bowing to mounting political pressure as critics assailed him for not singling out white supremacists.