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Business

Why Live Nation and Ticketmaster dominate the live entertainment

The Senate Judiciary Committee held a hearing this week titled, “That’s the Ticket: Promoting Competition and Protecting Consumers in Live Entertainment,” which focused on the state of Live Nation Entertainment and the lack of competition in the primary and secondary ticketing markets. “I just want to dispel this notion that this is not a monopoly […]

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Business

Inflation is cooling, but prices on many items are going to stay

A grocery store in New York. Wang Ying | Xinhua News Agency | Getty Images Inflation may be cooling. But, for most Americans, the price of a cup of coffee or a bag of groceries hasn’t budged. In the months ahead, the big question is whether consumers will start to feel relief, too. Over the […]

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UK

Norway salmon spot prices set to dive in week four, Chilean still

Norwegian farmed salmon spot prices are under huge pressure to come down next week — week four of 2022, commencing Jan. 23 — while Chilean are still creeping up and Scottish are stable or rising, sources told Undercurrent News. […] Want to keep reading? Sign up for a FREE TRIAL to have full access to […]

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Technology

Amazon follows Apple in increasing music streaming prices

The price of Amazon’s Music Unlimited streaming service is increasing in the US and UK from February 21st. In support pages, which we spotted via Billboard, the company says US users will now pay $10.99 per month for a subscription to Amazon Music Unlimited (up from $9.99 previously), while UK listeners will now pay £10.99 […]

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Automotive

Electric car running costs rising as fuel prices plummet

Recent data showed that the cost of using publicly accessible rapid and ultra-rapid chargers has risen by 50 percent since May. It now costs an average of 70.32p per kilowatt hour to rapid charge an electric car on a pay-as-you-go basis. This is an increase from 44.55p – or 58 percent – last May and […]

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Business

Procter & Gamble revenue and profit fall as higher prices fail to

In this photo illustration a Procter and Gamble logo seen displayed on a smartphone with stock market percentages in the background. Omar Marques | Lightrocket | Getty Images Procter & Gamble reported year-over-year declines in revenue and profit on Thursday, as higher prices struggled to offset declining sales volumes. Shares of P&G fell about 1% […]

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Travel

Rising Oil Prices Wipe Out Downward Pressure at the Gas Pump

Florida gas prices declined 6 cents per gallon, during the past week. On Monday, the state average was $3.26 per gallon. That’s 2 cents higher than the lowest price, so far this year.  Fuel prices have ping ponged in the first two weeks of 2023. The year began at $3.24 per gallon, which is currently this year’s low. […]

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Entertainment

Investors Await Busy Week; Producer Prices, Retail Sales, Netflix

Investors enjoy a day off from trading Monday in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. day as they brace for a busy week with data on inflation, retail sales and housing, plus a lot of earnings reports on deck. PPI The Producer Price Index is due in tandem with the retail sales report at 8:30 […]

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Automotive

Tesla slashes electric car prices by £9,000 despite driver fury

Tesla has cut the price of its Model 3 and Model Y in a controversial move which could cause outrage among customers who bought in December, which was a bumper sales month for the Elon Musk-led company. With £8,100 off the entry-level price of a Model 3 and a £9,100 cut for the Model Y […]

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Entertainment

Is Netflix About to Raise Streaming Prices in America? | The

It’s 2023 in America. The Consumer Price Index is up 6.5% year over year. The spiking inflation raises the cost of doing business, and many companies are passing those expenses on to their customers in the form of higher prices. For example, Warner Bros. Discovery (WBD -0.08%) just raised the monthly subscription fee for streaming […]