Michigan governor issues state of energy emergency ahead of holiday weekend May 24, 2016 04:35PM

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Michigan Governor Rick Snyder declared a state of energy emergency on Tuesday because of ongoing problems with a major petroleum products pipeline combined with an unexpected outage at Marathon Petroleum Corp's Detroit refinery.

The order was in response to an "unplanned" outage at the 106,000 barrels-per-day Detroit refinery along with the extended outage of the West Shore Pipeline, which carries products from Milwaukee to Green Bay,... (continue reading...)


Zillow Mortgages Reports 8 bps W/W Increase in 30-Year Fixed Rate to 3.48% May 24, 2016 02:02PM

The 30-year fixed mortgage rate on Zillow® Mortgages is currently 3.48 percent, up eight basis points from this time last week. The 30-year fixed mortgage rose Wednesday, then hovered around 3.48 percent for the rest of the week.

“Mortgage rates rose by about five basis points last Wednesday after the Federal Reserve’s March meeting minutes suggested a higher likelihood of a Federal Funds Rate hike in June,” said Erin Lantz, vice president of mortgages at Zillow.... (continue reading...)


Nyquist out of Belmont Stakes given high elevated white blood cell count - Report May 24, 2016 10:50AM

Nyquist out of Belmont Stakes given high elevated white blood cell count - Report


Ford seeks partnerships as it looks beyond car-making May 23, 2016 12:26PM

By Joseph White

DETROIT (Reuters) - Ford Motor Co (NYSE: F) Chairman Bill Ford said on Monday the automaker would look for more partnerships with other companies as it moves to expand beyond manufacturing and selling cars and trucks.

"You’ll see a lot of partnerships, a lot more than you used to see in the auto industry," Ford told reporters after addressing a conference on entrepreneurship in Detroit.

Ford did not disclose... (continue reading...)


Yum! Brands' (YUM) Pizza Hut Debuts New Hershey's Toasted S'mores Cookie May 23, 2016 08:41AM

Pizza Hut, the pizza restaurant company that serves and delivers more pizzas and desserts than any other pizza company in the world, is making it easier than ever to savor the traditional campfire s'mores flavor, thanks to the new Hershey's Toasted S'mores Cookie, delivered directly to your door.

Available for a limited time beginning May 23, the Hershey's Toasted S'mores Cookie combines the familiar flavors of a classic campfire treat – s'mores – without leaving the... (continue reading...)


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