Archive for the ‘Business’ Category

Employee at Kroger store on Morse Road tests positive for COVID-19

Thursday, March 26th, 2020

COLUMBUS, Ohio - An employee at the Kroger store at 1745 Morse Road in northeast Columbus has tested positive for COVID-19, according to a spokesperson for the company. The spokesperson issued the following statement: We’ve been informed by an associate at our Morse Road store that they were tested positive for COVID-19. We are supporting them and wish them all the best in their recovery.

New Strong Sell Stocks for March 26th

Thursday, March 26th, 2020

Here are 5 stocks added to the Zacks Rank 5 (Strong Sell) List today.

Top 5 Things to Know in the Market on Thursday, March 26th

Thursday, March 26th, 2020

By Geoffrey Smith

Darius Slay’s new deal makes him highest-paid corner, under new-money analysis

Wednesday, March 25th, 2020

Yes, there's often a very real difference between the so-called new-money analysis and the valuation of a contract from signing. The top of the cornerback market illustrates this point, based on two recent deals. Dolphins cornerback Byron Jones signed a five-year, $82.5 million deal last month. With no existing years that were torn up and [more]

National Grid to delay rate increase to customers

Tuesday, March 24th, 2020

National Grid customers have one less thing to worry about amid the coronavirus pandemic. The utility company says it has asked New York regulators for permission to postpone the previously approved gas and electricity delivery price increase, set to go into effect April 1.

Amgen to donate up to $12.5M to COVID-19 relief efforts

Monday, March 23rd, 2020

Biotech company Amgen is committing $12.5 million to support relief efforts to address needs in communities impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

McDonald’s shuts down all UK restaurants, even for takeout

Monday, March 23rd, 2020

McDonald's and Nando's will close all their restaurants in the United Kingdom and Ireland starting Monday, including for takeout, to help limit the spread of the coronavirus. Paul Pomroy, CEO of McDonald's UK and Ireland, said in a statement Sunday that the decision had been taken because it was "increasingly difficult" to maintain safe social distancing while operating "busy takeaway and drive thru restaurants."

Ben Roethlisberger Helps Keeps Local Business Alive During Shutdown

Monday, March 23rd, 2020

Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger is doing his part to help local businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic. As the government begins to force non-essential businesses to shut down, many will be struggling to find the funds to keep employees employed during the shutdown. Roethlisberger is helping the situation best he could by supporting local businesses in the Pittsburgh area.

Coronavirus live updates: US cases now total more than 17,000, Member of Vice President Pence’s office tests positive

Friday, March 20th, 2020

Robert Frank 2:24 pm: How states are expanding unemployment eligibility to include more people impacted by coronavirus President Donald Trump signed a $100 billion coronavirus relief package into law Wednesday, which will provide free COVID-19 testing and expand paid leave and unemployment insurance to Americans impacted by the pandemic.

ABC store in Richmond closes after employee’s roommate test positive for COVID-19

Thursday, March 19th, 2020

A Virginia ABC store in downtown Richmond is closed until further notice after the roommate of an employee tested positive for COVID-19. Virginia ABC says the employee has not tested positive for the virus, nor has any other employees. The employee and the roommate are at home in quarantine.