Yahoo Daily News | 23 Sep 2017

Britain's credit rating downgraded by Moody's

London, Sep 23 (IANS) Britain's credit rating has been cut over concerns about the UK's public finances and fears Brexit could damage the country's economic growth. Moody's, one of the major ratings...

WorldNews.com | 22 Sep 2017

Mercedes Invests $1B Into Alabama Plant To Fund Production Of Electric Cars

Mercedes-Benz announced Thursday it will devote $1 billion into growing its United States manufacturing operations — a move supporting production of electric vehicles, according to Fox Business. The...

Why China’s outbound investment has swung from feast to famine

China’s initiative to invest in strategic industries globally is running into difficulties from foreign regulators who are increasing blocking the deals, reflecting the second major blow to outbound investment after Beijing cracked down on the overseas corporate acquisition boom last year. “It’s kind of a conundrum,” said...

South China Morning Post 2017-09-24

Business Briefs

5 Walk-On's restaurants planned for state Walk-On's Enterprises signed an area development agreement with restaurant owner Chris McJunkins to bring an initial five Walk-On's Bistreaux & Bar restaurants to Arkansas, company co-founder and owner Brandon Landry announced. The restaurant brand is co-owned by New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees....

Arkansas Online 2017-09-24

Changing plans for major affordable housing project leads to concern for Excelsior health clinic

Discussions are underway to move a Safeway in the Excelsior into a rare affordable housing development slated for construction next door, raising concerns that a Latino health clinic will lose a prime spot in the project. For the past year, the Mission Neighborhood Health Center has planned to expand the cramped Excelsior Clinic on Mission and...

San Francisco Examiner 2017-09-24

Business Observer, for Sept. 24

APPOINTMENTS • Murray Duggins has been elected president of the Fayetteville Police Foundation. Ann Marie Locklear is president-elect, Stephen Wheeler is vice president and Cam Stout is treasurer. New board members are Dr. Yvette Stokes, Jason Brady, Dr. Ernie Johnson, Wells Alderman and Jeff Mozingo. Other board members are Keith Allison,...

Fayetteville Observer 2017-09-24

Business People: Sunday, Sept. 24

ADVERTISING/PUBLIC RELATIONS GdB, a Minneapolis marketing services agency and Pitch, the public relations division of GdB, have added two new people to their team: Justin Lerman, copywriter/video specialist at GdB, and Mackenzie Lunde joins Pitch as public relations specialist. GdB also announced it is celebrating its 20th anniversary. …...

Pioneer Press 2017-09-24

Real estate transactions for Sept. 15 through 22

2410 Ski Trail Lane Seller: McDowell Properties Buyer: Kris Paolino and Rita Ann Saiz Date: Sept. 15 Price: $1,150,000 Property description: 1,468-square-foot, two-bedroom, two-bath, with two fireplaces Edgemont condo 2506 Recommended Stories For You • 28920 Timber Ridge Drive Seller: Richard C. Stern Buyer: Stephen and Amy Hebert Date: Sept. 15...

Steamboat Pilot 2017-09-24

Johnson Fistel Announces Investigations of CenturyLink, Inc., AmTrust Financial Services Inc., and Ellie Mae Inc.; Investors Encouraged to Contact Firm

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 23, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Shareholder Rights Law Firm Johnson Fistel, LLP is investigating potential claims against CenturyLink, Inc., AmTrust Financial Services Inc., and Ellie Mae Inc. as detailed below: CenturyLink, Inc. Shareholder Rights Law Firm Johnson Fistel, LLP today announced that it is investigating whether certain...

Market Watch 2017-09-23

Glancy Prongay & Murray Reminds Investors of Looming Deadline in the Class Action Lawsuit Against Tableau Software, Inc. (DATA)

LOS ANGELES, Sep 22, 2017 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Glancy Prongay & Murray LLP (“GPM”) reminds investors of the September 26, 2017 lead plaintiff deadline in the class action lawsuit filed on behalf of investors who purchased Tableau Software, Inc. (“Tableau” or the “Company”) (NYSE: DATA) securities between June 3, 2015 and February 4, 2016,...

Market Watch 2017-09-23

SHAREHOLDER ALERT:Pomerantz Law Firm Reminds Shareholders with Losses on Their Investment in Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. of Class Action Lawsuit and Upcoming Deadline

NEW YORK, Sep 23, 2017 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Pomerantz LLP announces that a class action lawsuit has been filed against Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. (“Optoelectronics” or the “Company”) AAOI, +0.31% and certain of its officers. The class action, filed in United States District Court, Southern District of Texas, Houston Division, and docketed under...

Market Watch 2017-09-23

SHAREHOLDER ALERT:Pomerantz Law Firm Reminds Shareholders with Losses on their Investment in Acacia Communications, Inc. of Class Action Lawsuit and Upcoming Deadline – ACIA

NEW YORK, Sep 23, 2017 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Pomerantz LLP announces that a class action lawsuit has been filed against Acacia Communications, Inc. (“Acacia” or the “Company”) ACIA, +0.99% and certain of its officers. The class action, filed in United States District Court, District of Massachusetts, and docketed under 17-cv-11504, is on behalf of a...

Market Watch 2017-09-23