Free taco for stolen base

British American tobacco said it has made an unsolicited $47 billion takeover offer for the rest of American peer Reynolds American.

The deal would create the world’s largest tobacco company.

The tobacco industry has been mired in litigation and but at the same time still enjoys steady profits.

More American households are using prepaid cards than ever before.

The FDIC report found that 10 percent of all households in the U.S. Reported using prepaid cards as their primary financial tools.

Use of prepaid cards was most prevalent among unbanked households. An estimated 27 percent of unbanked households used a prepaid card in 2015.

Stocks closed the day lower.

Oil and telecom companies were lower.

The DOW lost 40 points.

Metlife is cutting snoopy loose after three decades.
The insurance giant said Thursday it was ditching the beloved Charles Schulz characters in favor of a new image that the company claims will reflect “a clean, modern aesthetic.”
So instead of a giant blimp featuring Snoopy in his world war I pilot gear, Metlife said that it will have an m in blue and green colors.

Whether or not your team is in the world series, if there is a stolen base, everyone gets a free taco!

As taco bell has done in the past, the fast food chain is offering its “steal a base, steal a taco” promotion again, marking the fifth year of free food tied to major sporting events.

The world series starts October 25th.

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