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Nov 11 2017

Battleship Plus Barbie: Hasbro Reportedly Makes Buyout Offer For Mattel

Mattel, Inc. (MAT ) now has 343730 shares outstanding, which means that its market capitalization is $4.79B. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP raised its holdings in shares of...

Nov 11 2017

Analyst Stance On Two Stocks: Schlumberger Limited (SLB), S&P Global Inc. (SPGI)

The company's revenue for the quarter was up 12.6% compared to the same quarter last year. analysts expect that Schlumberger N.V. will post 1.47 earnings per share for th...

Nov 11 2017

Stocks Investor's Watch List- NXP Semiconductors NV (NASDAQ:NXPI)

NXP Semiconductors NV ( NXPI ) is expected to post revenue of $2.35 Billion in the current quarter, according to consensus of 13 analysts. The SI to Nxp Semiconductors ...

Nov 10 2017

Ford trials futuristic exoskeleton for factory workers

According to assembly line worker Paul Collins, "My job entails working over my head, so when I get home my back, neck and shoulders usually hurt". The company announce...

Nov 10 2017

Equifax Warns About Impact of Data Breach on its Business

The company said Thursday that it had recorded $87.5 million in costs related to the breach in the last quarter. Equifax has given customers until January 31 to sign ...

Nov 10 2017

Broadband Providers Will Pay Automatic Compensation For Service Faults

When repairs have been delayed and a system is not fixed within two working days, users will receive £8 per additional day of waiting. Horror stories of repeat visits...

Nov 10 2017

Dena Bank Q2 net loss widens to Rs 185 crore

The state-owned lender reported a net profit of Rs 1,581.5 crore in the second quarter against Rs 2,538.3 crore in the corresponding quarter previous year. However, the p...

Nov 10 2017

United States corn production up, soybean down from October

All other 2017-18 all wheat forecasts were unchanged, as were 2016-17 estimates with 2017 carryover at 1,181 million bus. US soybean tumbled on Thursday after USDA pr...

Nov 10 2017

$1 Billion To Chinese Media Giant Bytedance

In 2016, Musical.ly rolled out a live-streaming app called Live.ly, and it has struck content deals with Viacom, NBCUniversal and Hearst, among others. Bytedance beat out...

Nov 10 2017

USA resumes 'limited' visa services to Turkish citizens

The United States has partially resumed issuing visas in Turkey after receiving what it said were " assurances " about the safety of its staff at its diplomatic missions,...

Nov 10 2017

Uber dealt another blow over drivers' rights in UK

The U.S. ride-hailing service has faced regulatory and legal setbacks around the world amid opposition from traditional taxi services and concern among some regulators. I...

Nov 10 2017

BBC stars highlight equal pay day

Hundreds of thousands of women, including some MPs and BBC presenters, are calling for an end to the pay gap, which is 18.4% on average in the UK. As a self-employed ...

Nov 10 2017

The Value of JC Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE:JCP) Underpriced by 32.5%?

After a recent check, it is observed that the insiders for the firm now own 1.90% shares. That compares with a loss of $67 million, or 22 cents per share in the year-ago ...

Nov 10 2017

China announces long-awaited steps to open up financial services sector

China is to allow foreign companies to hold majority stakes in joint ventures for the first time, while removing entirely caps on shareholdings for banks, asset managers ...

Nov 10 2017

India's factory output slows to 3.8% in September

The figures reportedly suggest that manufacturing may help to counteract a consumer-led slowdown in the economy . Total industrial production was also boosted by higher ...

Nov 10 2017

Sean Parker says Facebook exploits a vulnerability in human psychology

During a talk in Philadelphia this week, Parker warned consumers that the social network , like other social media sites, was created to exploit people's psychological...

Nov 10 2017

North Atlantic Treaty Organisation to Send an Additional 3000 Troops to Afghanistan

Germany, one of the main European troop contributors, said at this point it was not increasing its contribution for next year. "This is vital for our transatlantic alli...

Nov 10 2017

BTS to Perform on 'The Ellen DeGeneres Show' & 'Jimmy Kimmel Live'!

K-pop juggernaut band BTS continues its rise to fame in the U.S., with the latest in its string of high-profile TV show appearances . Although the broadcast date f...

Nov 10 2017

Topshop Makes Its Changing Rooms Gender Neutral But Not Everyone's Happy

Topshop later contacted the customer and reiterated their policy that all changing rooms were available for everyone. Travis Alabanza , who identifies as trans femini...

Nov 10 2017

Is Saudi Arabia Lying about Its Oil Inventories?

Meanwhile, gasoline stockpiles declined to the lowest level since November 2014 and distillate stocks were at the lowest since March 2015. Data from the Energy Informat...