Stories about Finance

Dec 13 2017

These are the shipping dates you need to know for Christmas delivery

Walmart offers discounts to customers who collect their own orders. UPS expects its holiday load to rise 5 percent, to 750 million packages, this holiday season, and F...

Dec 13 2017

Gov't convenes emergency meeting on cryptocurrency speculation

As Bitcoin futures made their world debut on a USA stock exchange this week, policy makers have been forced to contend with cryptocurrencies becoming more of a mainst...

Dec 13 2017

Deadline for linking bank accounts with Aadhaar to be extended

A notification to this effect was issued on Tuesday by the Department of Revenue under the Finance Ministry. The government shifted it to 31 August 2017, and thereafter t...

Dec 13 2017

Wal-Mart Stores (NYSE:WMT) Rating Reiterated by Cowen

The Relative Volume of the company is 0.97 and Average Volume (3 months) is 9.15 million. The stock increased 1.65% or $0.62 during the last trading session, reaching $38...

Dec 13 2017

Walt Disney Co (DIS) Position Decreased by Bank Pictet & Cie Asia Ltd.

The stock appeared $116.10 above its 52-week highs and is down -3.08% for the last five trades. The company maintains price to book ratio of 3.78 vs.an industry average a...

Dec 13 2017

Romanian employers Q1 2018 hiring intentions hit 9-year high - Manpower

Employers across the world are reporting positive hiring intentions in the first quarter of 2018, according to the latest ManpowerGroup Employment Outlook Survey . U.S...

Dec 13 2017

The Salvation Army is looking for help this Christmas

Cindy Sasser, a Salvation Army Volunteer says, "We went from cobwebs cleaning and bathroom cleaning to getting this wonderful amount of the first load of stuff coming in ...

Dec 13 2017

Uber Accidentally Charged a Passenger $14000 for a 21-Minute Ride

However it seems that despite how expensive surge pricing can get, we're pretty sure no one would have ever expected to be charged close to $20,000 for a 20 minute rid...

Dec 13 2017

Husband charged with Karen Ristevski's murder

Karen Ristevski with her brother Stephen Williams. "It is in no way a celebration, but just another stage in bringing my lovely sister Karen the justice she so deserves...

Dec 13 2017

Western Digital, Toshiba settle fight over chip unit sale

Toshiba gained the upper hand in negotiations with Western Digital after securing a $5.4 billion cash injection from overseas funds that will allow it to bolster its bala...

Dec 13 2017

British Supermarkets Struggle With Rising Prices in Brexit Era

Although its market share dropped by 0.1% to 28.2%, it remains the most visited retailer in Britain. Aldi's growth is marginally ahead of that of Lidl, which saw a 14.5...

Dec 13 2017

Former Facebook Executive Says Social Media is risky to Civil Society

And it's not an American problem - this is not about Russian ads. "This is a global problem", he said, referring to Facebook's alleged role in influencing the US Presid...

Dec 13 2017

Bitcoin rivals Ethereum, Litecoin surge in value

All of this was only of interest to nerds until the market ballooned. As reported by Business Insider, "Litecoin initially saw a hefty loss after Coinbase's GDAX exc...

Dec 13 2017

Netflix responds to criticism over 'creepy' A Christmas Prince tweet

This is not an isolated incident. Last night, Netflix waded into the choppy waters of corporate brand tweeting , and in doing so, they accidentally reminded us all why...

Dec 13 2017

No Child's Play: Condom Ads Banned From 6 am to 10 pm

Sunny Leone , Bipasha Basu and Rakhi Sawant have all released condom ads in some capacity and they're often run during the prime time, on channels that show content that ...

Dec 12 2017

Xiaomi Mi A1 Now Receiving Android 8.0 Oreo Beta Build

The Oreo update is now available to some selected beta testers. It might seem a forced analogy to compare how these two completely different platforms are being adopted b...

Dec 12 2017

Venezuela's Maduro Bans Opposition Parties from 2018 Election

Three of the four major opposition parties refused to field candidates in Sunday's contests because of irregularities and allegations of fraud detected in recent gubernat...

Dec 12 2017

SEC orders food review startup to shut down coin offering

Still, Clayton recognizes the revolutionary potential of cryptocurrencies and blockchain. The SEC has taken an interest in cryptocurrencies before, first warning agains...

Dec 12 2017

Killing net neutrality rules is a march toward folly

Tech and Internet pioneers including father of the world wide web Sir Tim Berner-Lee, early internet leader Vint Cerf , and Apple co-founder and opinion spouter Steve W...