"In the water world, the pre-1914 rights were considered to be gold," exclaimed one water attorney, but as AP reports, it appears that 'gold' is being tested as California water regulators flexed their muscles by ordering a group of farmers to stop pumping from a branch of the San Joaquin River amid an escalating battle over how much power the state has to protect waterwa
Yelp Inc. (YELP) gained 6.5% to close in at $74.5, after Scott Devitt, at Stifel Nicolaus & Company, Inc. initiated coverage on the stock yesterday. Devitt recommended a Buy and gave a 12-month target price of $85 which is about 14% higher than the current price. Yelp Inc. operates several online review websites and helps its subscribers find the best services in town. These reviews, contributed by Yelp Scouts and ordinary users; ranges from restaurants to cocktail bars and from plumbers to locksmiths.
One of several communities under flood threat in southern Alberta started evacuating residents from their homes on Wednesday as rain continued to pour in much of the region.
“We’ve provided an evacuation centre for people who need to get out of their homes right now,” said Claresholm Mayor Rob Steel.
Overland flooding in the town of 3,800, about 130 kilometres south of Calgary, had affected about 40 homes and some sewers were starting to back up.
By Ayush Singh:The growth story of Yelp (YELP), an online urban city guide which helps people locate restaurants, has been impressive. The stock has appreciated nearly 310% in the last twelve months and is still the leading listing service for restaurant reviews. Yelp has grown its revenue consistently, but earnings have come to a standstill.
The Fukushima nuclear plant crisis continues unresolved in a bad way. Two reports in the last week indicate that the cheery face that plant mismanager operator Tepco has been trying to put on the aftermath of the disaster is not in line with conditions at the plant.