Saturday May 27-th, 2017

Strong dollar weighs down H&M's profit Strong dollar weighs down H&M's profit

For years, H&M and its bigger European rival Inditex SA raced each other around the world opening stores that sell so-called fast fashion-items that can be designed, made and rolled out to stores quickly to account for fast-changing fashions and tren...

Google tops Apple to become world's most valuable brand

There were three brands within the Australian 100 list that saw their brand value jump more than 50 per cent. Telecom companies continue to dominate the world's top brands by value, according to the latest rankings by Brand Finance of the top 500 b...

Economic Survey Projects India's GDP to Grow at 6.75-7.5% Next Year

Universal basic income: Mr Subramanian has been quoted as saying in reports that universal basic income could feature in economic survey . While it was assumed by most sources that the GDP growth continued at 7.6% it has now been confirmed that t...

Budget 2017 pushes Nifty above 8700 for 1st time since October 25

Sentiments also got a boost after Finance Minister Arun Jaitley proposed to bring down the fiscal deficit to 3.2 percent of GDP from 3.5 percent. "IT stocks' extended drop following USA immigration rules added to budget blues, while FOMC rate decisio...

Shell sells swathe of North Sea assets for up to $3.8 bil

Private equity-backed Chrysaor said it will rescind a request to cease production on the Armada hub, which is part of a $3 billion package of assets it is to buy from Shell, and plans instead to extend the life of the facility. Chrysaor will be maint...

Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD), Electronic Arts Inc. (EA) Report Earnings

In an overview of the current analyst recommendations, Buy count is 0 and Overweight is 0 while the number of analysts recommending Sell and Underweight are 0 and 0, respectively. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. The stock had a tradin...

Tempur Sealy ends relationship with Mattress Firm

Moving toward returns ratio, TPX has returns on investment of 10.50% which indicates firm's investment efficiency or to compare the efficiency of a number of different investments. Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. This insider holds 220,081 shares wit...

Wal-Mart ends ShippingPass pilot, launches free two-day shipping

ShippingPass required a $49 membership fee for free two-day shipping, and Walmart will now be refunding the fee to members. "ShippingPass was a great way to test what we ultimately wanted to offer customers - free two-day shipping". Not exactly. Here...

Eurozone inflation jumps in January

GDP grew by 0.5% quarter on quarter in the final three months of a year ago, up from the 0.4% expected and the previous 0.4%. Spain showed a remarkable recovery once again after the 2008 euro crisis, growing at 3.2% and another 3.2% and 1.4% in th...

Running game, not quarterback play, key to Patriots Super Bowl gameplan Running game, not quarterback play, key to Patriots Super Bowl gameplan

Former Patriot Matt Light (NE Patriots 2000-2011) played in five of those previous Super Bowls. Of the 12 teams who have pulled off the pick-six on the game's biggest stage? Belichick echoed Brady that Sunday's game will be the team's biggest test....

HMV Canada to close 102 stores as it goes under owing $43m

According to IFPI data, Canada generated USA $335.8m (CAD $429.8m) for labels and artists in 2015. The company was placed into receivership on Friday, with most senior staff made redundant. The move comes after HMV could no longer make payments on ...

Top Senate Democrat urges reversal of Trump immigration order Top Senate Democrat urges reversal of Trump immigration order

Democrats will fight President Donald Trump's "unconstitutional" refugee ban, pledged a teary-eyed Sen. The American Civil Liberties Union, or ACLU, has led the chorus of criticism against the order and challenged it. "Big problems at airports were c...

Former President George HW Bush discharged from hospital Former President George HW Bush discharged from hospital

Bush spent five days in the intensive care unit suffering from severe respiratory complications from pneumonia. This is not the first time the elderly former president had a lengthy stay in a hospital. He is father to former president George W. Bus...

Accused airport shooter Esteban Santiago pleads not guilty to 22 charges

The charges carry a maximum penalty of death or life in prison. Esteban Santiago (center) is led from the Broward County jail for an arraignment in federal court on Monday in Fort Lauderdale, Fla . The gun was seized in November after Santiago wal...

Trump Says He's Cut $600 Million From F-35 Costs Trump Says He's Cut $600 Million From F-35 Costs

At that second session, Hewson signaled to the president-elect that Lockheed meant to trim the price of the next batch of 90 F-35 jets. After seven years of cost overruns, "we've really, really got that program in good shape", he said .

Hundreds gather & march in opposition of Dakota Access & Keystone XL Pipelines Hundreds gather & march in opposition of Dakota Access & Keystone XL Pipelines

The decision effectively prevents Energy Transfer from proceeding with construction of the pipeline until the environmental study is completed. The protestors marched in solidarity with the hundreds of people at Standing Rock in North Dakota.

PH's Maxine Medina at Miss Universe 2016 coronation PH's Maxine Medina at Miss Universe 2016 coronation

She then confidently answered with a response that Trump, who has claimed without evidence that as many as 5 million people voted illegally in the November election, would likely have rebuked. Miss Haiti Raquel Pelissier is the first runnerup in t...

49ers to hire Lynch as GM 49ers to hire Lynch as GM

The Lions went 31-81 with Millen as President and GM, from 2001 until he was sacked in September 2008. However, Lynch has no experience in a National Football League front office. "When you haven't been and when you don't have it, you're forced t...

McDonald's reveals locations giving away 10K bottles of 'special sauce'

Want a Big Mac? "The Big Mac Sauce is unique to McDonald's and includes a classic combination of ingredients", McDonald's spokeswoman Becca Hary said in a statement. Charles, IA. Once you find the location, you tell them the secret code phrase: "th...

Guacapocalypse 2: Trump's Mexico tax talk fuels avocado fears Guacapocalypse 2: Trump's Mexico tax talk fuels avocado fears

Mexico is willing to talk with the US in order to maintain good relations, but paying for US President Donald Trump's border wall "is not negotiable", Mexican Foreign Minister Luis Videgaray said on Thursday. US President Donald Trump is greeted ...

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