Maker of Angry Birds may list soon

Mobile game makers often struggle to replicate the success of initial blockbusters. If the company goes ahead with the listing, the deal will be led by Swedish financial services group Carnegie Bank, Copenhagen-based Danske Bank, and German multina... More..

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Wall Street stages biggest rally in almost 4 months
by | Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Wall Street stages biggest rally in almost 4 months

Meanwhile, holdings of the world's largest gold-backed exchange-traded fund , SPDR Gold Trust, rose 0.53 percent to 791.01 tonnes on Monday. The euro was at $1.1745-1749, down from $1.1807-1808, and at ¥129.59...More..

Tiffany Scores $19.4 Million Verdict in Costco Knock-off Ring Case
by | Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Tiffany Scores $19.4 Million Verdict in Costco Knock-off Ring Case

Costco, which had sold 2,500 of them, put them on display with the label "Tiffany", although they were not in fact made by the jeweller. "Costco's salespeople described such rings as "Tiffany" rings in respon...More..

Uber settles claims that it mishandled private information about users and drivers
by | Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Uber settles claims that it mishandled private information about users and drivers

Under the agreement , Uber will be " prohibited from misrepresenting how it monitors internal access to consumers' personal information " and " prohibited from misrepresenting how it protects and secures that ...More..

Unions protest as rail fares rise is revealed
by | Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Unions protest as rail fares rise is revealed

Rail passengers will see fares rise by 3.6% when price changes come into force in the new year, according to official figures. The RMT is also opposed to any fare rises in January, and will be staging protest...More..

Dollar edges up vs yen, outlook seen clouded by N.Korea tensions
by | Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Dollar edges up vs yen, outlook seen clouded by N.Korea tensions

The Japanese markets were closed for a holiday. "Of course it's all come at a time when share markets are due for a correction so North Korea has provided a flawless trigger". Data on Friday showing a smaller...More..

by | Tuesday, August 15, 2017

TODAY'S FORECAST: Mostly sunny, high near 79

Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. West winds 5 to 15 miles per hour in the morning becoming northeasterly in the afternoon. North wind 5 to 7 miles per hour. Fair skies will lead to some fog overnight toni...More..

Etihad terms Air Berlin's insolvency move 'extremely disappointing'
by | Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Etihad terms Air Berlin's insolvency move 'extremely disappointing'

Air Berlin said that it had applied for insolvency after it was told by Etihad that the Abu Dhabi company was ending its financial support for the company. Already the carrier had been trying to ease its cost...More..

US Retail Sales Jumped 0.6 Percent In July
by | Tuesday, August 15, 2017

US Retail Sales Jumped 0.6 Percent In July

There was a 0.3% increase in food and drinking places with the June data also revised to show a 0.3% increase which will boost confidence in discretionary spending. Underlying sales rose 0.5% on the month after...More..

Bill Gates reduces Microsoft stake with $4.6bn donation
by | Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Bill Gates reduces Microsoft stake with $4.6bn donation

It's a huge donation , and Bloomberg reports that it's the biggest since he gave away $16 billion worth in 1999 and $5.1 billion of shares in 2000. In 2010, Mr and Mrs Gates and the well-known investor and p...More..

Home Depot beats across the board and raises its outlook
by | Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Home Depot beats across the board and raises its outlook

Ontario Teachers Pension Plan Board has 0.32% invested in Home Depot Inc (NYSE:HD) for 229,567 shares. Paragon Wealth Strategies LLC now owns 1,825 shares of the home improvement retailer's stock valued at $2...More..

German economy grew by less than expected in Q2
by | Tuesday, August 15, 2017

German economy grew by less than expected in Q2

Illustrating the trend, Germany's statistics body lifted its quarterly growth estimate for the first quarter to 0.7%, or an annualized pace of 2.9%, from an earlier estimate of 0.6%. There was an increase in fi...More..

Germany's Economic Growth Slows Slightly In Q2
by | Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Germany's Economic Growth Slows Slightly In Q2

Illustrating the trend, Germany's statistics body lifted its quarterly growth estimate for the first quarter to 0.7%, or an annualized pace of 2.9%, from an earlier estimate of 0.6%. While Ifo's business climat...More..

Olivier Giroud explains decision to stay at Arsenal - despite Alexandre Lacazette's arrival
by | Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Olivier Giroud explains decision to stay at Arsenal - despite Alexandre Lacazette's arrival

When Alexandre Lacazette , Arsenal's new forward, netted the season's very first goal in the second minute of the game, the tone of the game looked set. It's no doubt going to spoil all of us because the res...More..

Dunford meets with Korean defense leaders
by | Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Dunford meets with Korean defense leaders

South Korea's President Moon Jae-in said on Tuesday there will be no military action upon the Korean peninsula without Seoul's consent and that the government would prevent war by all means. We do not want...More..

by | Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Gold buoyed by US-North Korea tensions

It is understood that the range of some missiles could enable an attack on the USA mainland, however, the island of Guam is 2100 miles away from North Korea and is a United States military base. "Each time ...More..

by | Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Abe, Trump focus on thwarting Pyongyang's missile plans

The escalating threats followed reports that North Korea has mastered a crucial technology needed to strike the United States with a nuclear missile. "It is pointless for them to develop nuclear weapons b...More..

American Workplace is Physically, Emotionally Taxing, Survey Shows
by | Tuesday, August 15, 2017

American Workplace is Physically, Emotionally Taxing, Survey Shows

The workplace survey was fielded in 2015 to collect detailed information across a broad range of working conditions in the American workplace, as well as details about workers and job characteristics. Despite t...More..

Hundreds Protest Downtown Los Angeles To Denounce Violence In Charlottesville
by | Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Hundreds Protest Downtown Los Angeles To Denounce Violence In Charlottesville

President Donald Trump's response to violence at a rally of white supremacists in Charlottesville , Virginia , which killed one woman. The violence in the Southern college town of Charlottesville on Satur...More..

China Imposes Ban on Imports From North Korea, Yields to Trump's Calls
by | Tuesday, August 15, 2017

China Imposes Ban on Imports From North Korea, Yields to Trump's Calls

The Chinese Commerce Ministry said on Monday that its ban will go into effect on Tuesday. He said the two economies are so closely linked that it's hard for the U.S.to find a specific industry to assail without...More..

Gold falls as dollar bounces over easing US-DPRK tension
by | Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Gold falls as dollar bounces over easing US-DPRK tension

Winners and Losers: Shares of Apple Inc. and Microsoft Corp. both finished 1.5 percent higher at the close. The dollar edged lower against a trade-weighted basket of currencies on Monday after posting its bi...More..

IShares MSCI Italy Index
by | Tuesday, August 15, 2017

IShares MSCI Italy Index

Investors may be intent on creating unique strategies when approaching the equity markets. This may take some time to master, and there may be some bumps along the way. The Relative Strength Index (RSI) is a hi...More..

North Korea nuclear nerves wipe $1 trillion off world stocks
by | Tuesday, August 15, 2017

North Korea nuclear nerves wipe $1 trillion off world stocks

Trump's outbursts have chiefly affected Asian markets, with the tense mood dragging shares in the continent lower. The dollar inched lower to 109.99 yen on Thursday, holding above Wednesday's low of 109.56 ye...More..

Under Armour's Kevin Plank Exits President Trump's American Manufacturing Council
by | Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Under Armour's Kevin Plank Exits President Trump's American Manufacturing Council

Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank resigned from the panel later Monday, saying his company "engages in innovation and sports, not politics". Also late Monday, Brian Krzanich, CEO of Intel, said in a company b...More..

Seattle Seahawks vs Los Angeles Chargers
by | Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Seattle Seahawks vs Los Angeles Chargers

If Dean Spanos moved his football team to a goat track in Argentina, is there any doubt Rivers and Gates would dial up six points on the first drive? Even for NFL Media's Steve Wyche, Sunday's attendance ...More..