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Even Mercedes-Benz roasted boring Super Bowl at its own stadium

Even Mercedes-Benz roasted boring Super Bowl at its own stadium

There are some remaining tickets available for Super Bowl LIII as Darren Rovell revealed on Sunday, but aside from the fact they are $6,500, they are also some of the worst seats in the entire stadium. But temperatures are only supposed to be in the low 50s. The stadium's famed Chick-fil-A will not be open during the game due to the company's tradition of staying closed Sundays. Consulte Mais Informação

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BP bows to climate pressure from shareholders

BP bows to climate pressure from shareholders

Unlike other companies, BP has agreed to detail how major future investments in fossil fuels will be consistent with the 2015 Paris agreement to reduce carbon emissions to net zero by the end of the century by phasing out fossil fuels. BP said Friday it would support a call from a group of institutional investors requesting the company broaden its corporate reporting to describe how its strategy remained consistent with the goals of the Paris Agreement. Consulte Mais Informação

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SCS pulls out of talks to buy Sofa.com

SCS pulls out of talks to buy Sofa.com

In a stock market update, ScS said, " ScS , one of the UK's largest retailers of upholstered furniture and floorings, provides an update on the recent press speculation regarding the potential acquisition of Sofa.com Limited". ScS did not give a reason for ending the talks. In response to press speculation earlier this week, ScS told the market it was in talks with Sofa.com, which put itself up for sale at the end of previous year. Consulte Mais Informação

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USA adds 304K jobs in January

USA adds 304K jobs in January

The economy added 304,000 nonfarm payrolls at the start of 2019, bringing the labour market into a 100th straight month of job creation and compared with forecasts for increase of 165,000. Swonk cautioned that some quirks likely inflated last month's job gain. Job gains were seen mostly in leisure and hospitality, construction, health care and transportation. Consulte Mais Informação

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Amazon Grows Sales 20 Percent in Fourth Quarter 2018

Amazon Grows Sales 20 Percent in Fourth Quarter 2018

But sales at its physical stores slipped 3 percent from a year ago. Amazon , which recently surpassed Microsoft as the most valuable company in the US, reported net income of $3.03 billion during the last three months of 2018. Analysts surveyed by Zacks had expected revenue of close to $61.2 billion. Amazon's shares, which closed up 2.9 percent, to $1,718.73, fluctuated in after-hours trading - falling by more than 1 percent before rising by almost 3 percent. Consulte Mais Informação

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BP to be more transparent about climate efforts amid investor concerns

BP has said that while it is prioritizing making its fuels more efficient for its customers, it can not commit to targets that go beyond its own operations. It said, however, that Royal Dutch Shell did agree late a year ago to set carbon emissions targets including those from customers. Shell, for example, said past year that it would start linking executive pay to short-term carbon emissions targets in 2020 after coming under pressure from shareholders including the Church of England. Consulte Mais Informação

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BMW 7 Series Plug-in Hybrids bring extra range and performance

BMW 7 Series Plug-in Hybrids bring extra range and performance

Fitted with a six-cylinder, 3.0-litre petrol engine and a larger battery pack than the previous iteration, the hybrid powertrain can develop up to 388bhp and 600Nm of torque - while also providing improved efficiency and reduced emissions. It is also possible to select ELECTRIC mode as the standard setting via the iDrive menu. The operating mode is displayed as part of a newly designed instrument panel, easily and clearly identified by means of a different colour. Consulte Mais Informação

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GM Will Start Laying Off More Than 4,000 Workers on Monday

GM Will Start Laying Off More Than 4,000 Workers on Monday

The reduction of about 14,000 jobs was first announced in November, along with plans to close four US plants and one in Canada while discontinuing several sedan models. By making these cuts, GM believes they can save $2.5 billion in 2019 and a total of $6 billion by next year. David Kudla, CEO and chief investment strategist of Mainstay Capital Management, referred to the impending culling as "Black Monday" and told The Detroit News that the layoffs would begin around 7:30 a.m. Consulte Mais Informação

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UK Citizens Will Still Travel Visa Free Through Europe After Brexit

UK Citizens Will Still Travel Visa Free Through Europe After Brexit

The regulation referred to Gibraltar as a "colony". The area has been a British territory since 1713. A United Kingdom government spokesperson said: "The EU's provisions for visa-free travel into and out of the [passport-free] Schengen area cover Gibraltar, and mean that in any scenario, British nationals from Gibraltar will be able to travel for short stays in and out of Spain and other countries in the Schengen area". Consulte Mais Informação

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