Stories about Markets

Feb 26 2018

Snap royalty Kylie Jenner helped erase US$1.3 billion

The figure of reality TV royalty sent Snap's shares tumbling when she mused on how she doesn't really open the app anymore. "Or is it just me. ugh this is so sad", an...

Feb 26 2018

Russians sing banned anthem after win

Germany committed a high sticking penalty nearly halfway through the extra period, and in the ensuing power play, OAR put on a passing clinic before Kirill Kaprizov one-...

Feb 25 2018

Warren Buffett says Berkshire needs to do 'huge acquisitions'

The company is sitting on that pile of cash while Buffett waits for an "elephant" - a big company - to buy. Berkshire has United States dollars 116 billion in cash and ...

Feb 25 2018

Companies cut ties with the NRA after customer backlash

The Hill tweeted out the news announcing that Hertz has joined the parade of companies breaking with the NRA. "Four of those companies have ended their relationshi...

Feb 25 2018

BB&T: Massive bank cyber-service outage continues, customers upset

BB&T said some customers' online information will not be immediately be updated on Friday afternoon. "To our clients, we are deeply sorry this has happened", the Win...

Feb 25 2018

Oil price holds up well despite volatility and uncertainty

Production in OPEC member Libya has been running at about 1 million bpd, although it remains volatile due to unrest. "The bull rally which we have seen for the black go...

Feb 24 2018

U.S. to move to 'phase 2' if N.Korea sanctions don't work

The US is also issuing a global shipping advisory in conjunction with the Coast Guard and the State Department to put everyone on notice of North Korea's illicit maritime...

Feb 24 2018

Uber launches new "Express Pool" service today

It should work roughly the same as UberPool , with one exception. That driver-rider match won't be be at your front door anymore. Unfortunately, those rides are set to b...

Feb 24 2018

Spotify planning its own smart speaker?

One of the ads states that Spotify is "creating its first physical products", which involves the creation of a new "operational organisation" for their production and m...

Feb 24 2018

Stock On the Run: Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK)

Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE: CHK ) closed its last session at $2.63. Shares of Chesapeake Energy Co. A P/B ratio of less than 1.0 can indicate that a stock is ...

Feb 24 2018

Employment numbers steady but wage growth stuck in neutral

Chris Williamson at IHS Markit said: "The economy grew less than previously thought in the final three months of 2017, and a further slowdown looks likely at the start ...

Feb 23 2018

Frankfurt match delayed by tennis ball protest

Having started the weekend in second, Leipzig dropped to fifth. BC-SOC-German Roundup, 2nd Ld-Writethru, 536Frankfurt beats Leipzig as fans vent fury over Monday gamesE...

Feb 23 2018

McDonald's is getting ready to make 'Rick and Morty' fans very happy

The Szechuan sauce , which was featured in an episode of " Rick and Morty ", is a favorite of mad scientist Rick. "We did not anticipate the overnight crowds, the cros...

Feb 23 2018

Australia Thanks Israel, Confirms Shared Intel Foiled Plane Terror Attack

Part of the Israel's Intelligence Corps, Unit 8200 is a cyber intelligence unit responsible for code decryption and for collecting signal intelligence. Last July , a US o...

Feb 22 2018

Walmart takes less profit today for stronger, better business tomorrow

While Walmart's shares have fallen about 5% this year, Amazon's are up 25%. E-commerce sales increased 44%. "During the seasonal spikes, seasonal inventory - think ...

Feb 22 2018

Ferrari 488 Pista Preps for Geneva

From an updated version of the 3.9-litre V8 engine to 530kW of power at 8000rpm in seventh gear, this will give an adrenaline rush. According to Ferrari, the auto has a t...

Feb 21 2018

Ziga Jeglic, Slovenian hockey player tests positive for doping

Slovenian men's ice hockey player Ziga Jeglic has been suspended for the remainder of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, after testing positive f...

Feb 21 2018

Home Depot's profit, sales top estimates on higher traffic, spending

Stonehearth Limited Liability Com stated it has 0.17% in The Home Depot, Inc . On 8/21/2017 Teresa Wynn Roseborough, EVP, sold 15,000 with an average share price of $1...

Feb 21 2018

Elon Musk has received permission to start digging for the Hyperloop

Elon Musk's company, The Boring Company , has received preliminary approval to begin digging an underground tunnel beneath Washington, D.C. In a development that migh...

Feb 21 2018

Walmart's stumbles with online growth

Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC now owns 4,883,390 shares of the retailer's stock worth $369,565,000 after acquiring an additional 1,689,364 shares during the last qu...