Economia

Economia Sprint posts rare profit, says it may strike a deal soon
Author: 0 Sprint posts rare profit, says it may strike a deal soon

That's likely due to the loss of tablet customers, as the company added 88,000 net new phone customers. Sprint added 61,000 total customers for the quarter. Operations had generated $1.2 billion in profits but much of that was consumed by interest expenses and other costs not directly related to running the company.

Economia Barrett Asset Management LLC Sells 16377 Shares of Coca-Cola Company (The) (KO)
Author: 0 Barrett Asset Management LLC Sells 16377 Shares of Coca-Cola Company (The) (KO)

Coca-Cola Bottling Co. Consolidated's payout ratio is now 16.95%. Lenox Wealth Mngmt, a Ohio-based fund reported 2,866 shares. The dividend payment will be $0.370 per share for the quarter or $1.48 on an annualized basis. SELL rating has been given by 0 analyst (s) and 4 analyst (s) given BUY rating to the stock. Coca-Cola had 46 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel.

Economia British Gas to increase electricity prices
Author: 0 British Gas to increase electricity prices

Customer-facing businesses' saw adjusted operating profit stay flat in the first half. In oil and gas, Centrica has made a decision to sell its Canadian assets and is spinning off its European exploration and production (E&P) business to form a joint venture with Bayerngas Norge AS.

Economia Elon Musk flags off first lot of Tesla Model 3
Author: 0 Elon Musk flags off first lot of Tesla Model 3

Tesla's stock is up 54.42% this year. Lincoln National Corp purchased a new position in shares of Tesla during the first quarter worth $226,000. The profit increase comes as Panasonic took control of Spanish automotive mirror manufacturer Ficosa International SA to expand its automotive push, boosting its automotive sales.

Economia Group Files Complaint Over Google's Tracking of In-Store Purchases
Author: 0 Group Files Complaint Over Google's Tracking of In-Store Purchases

But Google argues that the program helps prove the effectiveness of online ads. It combines Google's search and app records with credit card purchase data acquired from third-party sources. That data gets cross-referenced with information Google already has, to connect user accounts to in-person purchases . According to EPIC, that's exactly what Google's doing with this purchase data.

Economia Switzerland opens World's longest suspension footbridge
Author: 0 Switzerland opens World's longest suspension footbridge

The highest point of the bridge stands at 85 metres from the ground. "The new suspension bridge makes the Europaweg [trail] not only safer and simpler, but also a highlight," said Berno Stoffel, the director of tourism for Grachen". The bridge has cut the commute time between two sides of the valley from four hours to 10 minutes. At the bridge's official opening on Saturday, July 29, Daniel Luggen, director of Zermatt Tourism , could barely contain his excitement, CNN reports .

Economia RBA Holds Rate as Currency Seen Subduing Inflation, Growth
Author: 0 RBA Holds Rate as Currency Seen Subduing Inflation, Growth

To Newnaha, the statement is unlikely to shift financial markets significantly today, ascribing an 85% probability that the RBA will deliver a neutral policy statement. A majority of the 42 economists polled by Reuters forecast a steady rate outlook over a one-year horizon, with only 9 expecting a rate hike. "The market bounced after the slightly better-than-expected manufacturing data out of China before lunch and it steadily improved throughout the day", Mr Daghlian said.

Economia Flipkart deal off, Snapdeal vows to fight it out
Author: 0 Flipkart deal off, Snapdeal vows to fight it out

Snapdeal's sellout talks with Flipkart was called off with the co-founders of the former committing to an independent path and a "Snapdeal 2.0" version. The company, which is backed by Japan's SoftBank Group, said it is on track to be financially self-sustainable, thanks to the sale of certain noncore assets, such as Freecharge to Axis Bank.

Author: 0 Plug being pulled on Plant Vogtle's nuke twin in SC

The long quest to revive America's nuclear power industry suffered a crippling setback on Monday when two SC utilities halted construction on two reactors that were once expected to showcase a modern design for a new age of nuclear power .

Economia Trump administration hopes Congress to pass tax reform bill by November
Author: 0 Trump administration hopes Congress to pass tax reform bill by November

Congressional Republicans have said they want to pass comprehensive tax reform in 2017, but Mr. Short's proposed time frame on Monday now gives them informal benchmarks to hit - or blow through. "So that, I think, is an aggressive schedule, but that is our timetable", Mr. Short said during the event. Norquist said that tax legislation will include lower tax rates for both corporations and businesses whose income is now taxed through the individual code.

Economia Serena Williams: How Black Women Can Close the Pay Gap
Author: 0 Serena Williams: How Black Women Can Close the Pay Gap

Serena Williams has promised to "give a voice" to women in Silicon Valley and across the workforce in an essay highlighting the gender - and racial - pay gap for black women in the US. This isn't the first time that Williams has spoken out against pay inequality, and as Williams revealed, she was lucky to have an "inner drive" and a support system of family of friends who could encourage her to "move forward" and go on to become the world's greatest athlete.

Economia Sensex, Nifty at record-high; IndiGo in focus
Author: 0 Sensex, Nifty at record-high; IndiGo in focus

The sugar stocks were also buzzing during Monday's trade. Nifty ended today's trade at 10,077 level gaining 62 points, whereas BSE Sensex closed higher gaining 205 points at 32,514 level. Besides, the key equity indices pared their Friday losses on the back of intense buying activities in banking, capital goods and metal stocks. On the other hand, the S&P BSE healthcare index declined by 218.76 points, the FMCG index by 101.31 points and the telecom index was a tad down by 1.15 ...

Economia Wozniacki advances to Swedish Open final
Author: 0 Wozniacki advances to Swedish Open final

However, the Dane has fallen flat in several finals this season and through July she remains without a title in 2017. The Czech stormed out to an early lead over top-seeded Caroline Wozniacki in the rain-delayed Swedish Open final and never looked back, notching a 6-3, 6-4 triumph.

Economia ASEAN PMI falls to contraction in July
Author: 0 ASEAN PMI falls to contraction in July

There was weaker demand from the automobile sector, and output charges cut markedly as input prices fell. China's manufacturing sector activity, measured by a major official index, weakened moderately in July, but economists said the trend of stable growth in the world's second-largest economy will remain.

Economia Island businesses fret about power outage losses
Author: 0 Island businesses fret about power outage losses

In the meantime, there's nothing to do but wait. A better estimate of how long the power would be out was expected during the next day or two. The outage left at least 7,000 people without power. A sign in Moyock, N.C., warns travelers that access to Hatteras and Ocracoke islands is restricted to residents only on Saturday. Roughly 80 percent of the islands' tourism stems from vacation rentals, and the order coincides with the customary Saturday turnover for weekly home rentals, so those ...

Economia Outstanding Analyst Ratings For FirstGroup (LON:FGP)
Author: 0 Outstanding Analyst Ratings For FirstGroup (LON:FGP)

FirstGroup had its "Buy" rating reiterated by analysts at Investec Securities. Therefore 39% are positive. 05/04/2017 - FirstGroup had its "Underperform" rating reiterated by analysts at RBC Capital Markets. Since February 2, 2017, it had 1 buy, and 7 insider sales for $16.66 million activity. The correct version of this news story can be accessed at https://sportsperspectives.com/2017/07/31/kingfisher-plc-kgf-earns-buy-rating-from-hsbc-holdings-plc-updated.html.

Economia SBI cuts interest rates on savings deposits to 3.5%
Author: 0 SBI cuts interest rates on savings deposits to 3.5%

Mumbai: State Bank of India on Monday slashed interest rates on savings account deposit by 0.50 per cent to 3.5 per cent for deposit upto Rs 1 crore with immediate effect while customers with savings bank account balance of Rs 1 crore and above will continue to earn interest at 4 per cent per annum.

Economia Starbucks puts spotlight on China as USA growth cools
Author: 0 Starbucks puts spotlight on China as USA growth cools

Announcing the deal ahead of publication of its quarterly earnings last week, Starbucks revealed that it will acquire the remaining 50% share of its East China business from long-time partners, Uni-President Enterprises Corporation (UPEC) and President Chain Store Corporation (PCSC).

Economia Discovery announces $14.6 billion deal to buy Scripps Networks
Author: 0 Discovery announces $14.6 billion deal to buy Scripps Networks

The price represents a 34 per cent premium over Scripps' closing price of US$67.02 on July 18, the day before news of the companies' talks became known. As a combined company, Discovery and Scripps now claim access to 20% of ad-supported, pay-TV viewership in the US. Discovery Communications Inc .is expecting the deal with Scripps Networks Interactive, Inc .to close early in 2018.

Economia Idea's working on a Rs 2500 4G phone to counter JioPhone
Author: 0 Idea's working on a Rs 2500 4G phone to counter JioPhone

It can be noted that net neutrality is a very touchy subject when it comes to telecom services worldwide and had snowballed into a major controversy in the country past year. Himanshu Kapania said the Jio Phone comes with a smaller screen-size and not offer a touchscreen, new operating system. "We are looking at how much features can be brought down, how much bill of material can be brought down (to reduce prices) and test consumer response in each of these", he said, adding market ...

Economia Tobacco stocks crushed as FDA targets nicotine
Author: 0 Tobacco stocks crushed as FDA targets nicotine

Scott Gottlieb, chief of U.S. Food and Drug Administration ( FDA ), has asked the staff to come up with new rules pertaining to nicotine . This plan is expected to serve as a roadmap that can be implemented through multiple years in improving the protection of kids as well as reducing the diseases and deaths related to tobacco.

Economia Armed men loot bank in Jammu-Kashmir
Author: 0 Armed men loot bank in Jammu-Kashmir

On June 7, an attempt by unknown armed persons to loot a bank in Pulwama's Wanpora area was foiled by security personnel. Although, Police is investigating into the matter. Over a dozen bank robberies have taken place in Kashmir after scrapping of old Rs 500 and 1000 notes in November a year ago. Anantnag: In the Anantnag district of Jammu and Kashmir, the terrorists robbed the bank on a day-to-day basis.