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The ‘Sweat’ you drink: Inside the meteoric rise of Asia’s answer to Gatorade – CNN

Launched in 1980, Pocari Sweat is a force in the sports beverage market across Asia and the Middle East. But while the beverage turns 40 this year, it’s virtually unheard of in the West.

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By Emiko Jozuka, CNN Business
Updated 8:02 PM ET, Sat August 1, 2020
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In the 1989 US blockbuster “Back to the Future II,” time traveler Marty McFly orders a Pepsi Perfect at Hill Valley’s futuristic Cafe 80s. It was an iconic moment of product placement.
But if you look very closely at a different scene showing future McFly as he video-conferences a co-worker in 2015, another brand makes a cameo appeara…

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New York Accuses Egg Producer of Price Gouging in Pandemic – The New York Times

New Yorkers may have paid quadruple what they should have for eggs at a time when virus cases were surging, according to a lawsuit by the state attorney general’s office.

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The New York suit names Hillandale Farms Corporation, which is headquartered in Kent, Ohio, as well as five other companies that use the Hillandale name.
Hillandale is often ranked among the top five egg producers in the United States. It sells to several supermarket chains with stores in New York, including Stop & Shop, Western Beef, BJs Wholesale Club and Associated Supermarkets.
Between January and early March, Hillandale sold eggs to Western Beef at prices ranging from 59 cents to $1.1…

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Always read the fine print? GM Super Cruise only free for three years – Ars Technica

It turns out the advanced hands-free driving system requires a subscription.

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Enlarge/ 2019 Cadillac CT6 with Super Cruise engaged.
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I have regularly been effusive about General Motors’ Super Cruise. By geofencing the combination of adaptive cruise control and lane keeping so that it will only engage on divided-lane highways and topping that with a gaze-tracking driver-monitoring system that only allows Super Cruise to function when drivers have their eyes on the road ahead, it works extremely well and within a tig…

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Stock Market: Nasdaq Takes Late Hit, S&P 500 Turns Lower As Growth Stocks, Gold Fall Out Of Favor – Investor’s Business Daily

The stock market faded from session highs in late afternoon trading on Tuesday, in another in a recent string of bad days for growth stocks.

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The stock market faded from session highs in late afternoon trading Tuesday, in another bad day for growth stocks.
XThe Nasdaq composite was down 1.2% and near session lows with one hour left on the trading clock. The S&P 500 also faded to a loss of 0.4%.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average showed a fractional gain. Banking stocks were among the Dow’s leaders. JPMorgan Chase (JPM), American Express (AXP) and Goldman Sachs (GS) rose 2.5% to 5.3%.
Innovator IBD 50 ETF (FFTY) fell 1.3%, poised …

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