Senator Calls For Burger King Boycott Over Canada Donut Deal

Posted On August 26, 2014

(Undated) -- U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown wants Americans to boycott Burger King. The Ohio Democrat is calling for the boycott because of Burger King's weekend announcement that it's in talks to buy Canadian donut chain Tim Hortons. If the deal goes through, Burger King would move its corporate headquarters from Florida to Canada. That could…

Tim Hortons, Burger King Reach Deal

Posted On August 26, 2014

(Undated) -- Burger King and Canadian eatery Tim Hortons are becoming one company. The two entities have officially finalized a deal that many analysts see as a tax-inversion. That's when two international companies merge and make the country with the lowest corporate tax rates the new headquarters. Tim Hortons and Burger King will have more…

Durable Goods Orders Jump 22.6% In July

Posted On August 26, 2014

(Undated) -- Durable goods orders are up sharply. New orders in July jumped more than 22-percent over June, coming in near the high end of economists' expectations. Orders excluding transportation slipped eight-tenths of a percent last month.

Most Wineries Not Insured For Earthquake Losses

Posted On August 26, 2014

(Bay Area, CA) -- As reports of damaged storage tanks and lost wine from the California earthquake climb, wineries could suffer costly losses because most are not insured for earthquake damage. The "Press-Democrat" says a lot of small to mid-size wineries have decided not to carry the supplemental earthquake insurance because the costs are too…

Labor Day Gas Prices Down

Posted On August 26, 2014

(Undated) -- The nation's roads are likely to be more crowded this upcoming Labor Day weekend. Mark Jenkins with Triple-A says a lot of people will choose to drive this year because of cheaper gas prices. Jenkins says the national average price of three dollars and 43 cents a gallon for regular is the lowest…