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Earnings: What's Up With The New Bells And Whistles On Facebook, Instagram And WhatsApp?

If you’re active on Facebook (FB), you may have noticed more advertising spots popping up between friends’ posts. Those are targeted, based on demographics, prior posts and searches, and are driving some 96% of FB revenues, according to the social-media giant’s Q2 results. Ad revenue grew by 57% last quarter, mostly [...]
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Today’s market may be the best in many years for value investors, real value investors, that is. The real value investors analyze footnotes and balance sheets in addition to income statements.
Both Amazon and Alibaba are a Dr. Jekyll - Mr. Hyde conundrum. The affable, academic analyst (Jekyll) turns into the scurrilous, aggressive Mr. Hyde.
I spoke with Blink CEO and Founder Sean Nolan about the vision behind his company, designing digital workplaces, and the future of enterprise software.
The Governor of the Bank of England has hinted that interest rates could rise if the economy is handed a boost from stronger business investment.
I think there is a mixture of political bias and legacy-building that is driving Federal Reserve policy. The simple fact is that the Fed should have been normalizing interest rates starting in 2013.
BlackRock recently entered into a definitive agreement to acquire fintech firm Cachematrix – a move that will allow the asset management giant’s cash management unit to leverage the latter’s simpler t
The Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) has proposed to ease the compliance burden on foreign portfolio investors (FPI) by reducing documentation and doing away with approvals for merger of
Sometime during the third year of Illinois' downward spiral, the market began treating the state as a junk credit.
The foreign investor count in the capital markets has remained about the same in the past four years, despite overhaul of regulations to ease the entry process.At the end of May, there were 8,781 fore
In a sector weighed down by bad news for some time, Aurobindo Pharma has done relatively better. In the past month and a half, the stock has outperformed its larger pharma peers on positive news flow.
The stock of Pidilite Industries tumbled 3 per cent on Wednesday, breaking below a key support level of ?800 as well as 21-day moving average. This fall gives an opportunity for traders with a short.
Stagecoach shares derailed today after the company reported plunging profits and said terrorism fears and economic uncertainty has put off passengers.
Although India has signed the multi-lateral instrument (MLI) to curb tax evasion as a part of Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), lawyers and tax experts see implementation
If the transition to a digital society can happen in India, where just 2% of transactions were non-cash a few years ago, it can happen anywhere.
Alibaba makes the moves now, shareholders reap the rewards later?
The profit margins of agri input companies are likely to get impacted by 1-2 per cent in the next few quarters due to their commitment to cut prices of key inputs like seeds and pesticides.Both seeds
Metals have fallen less than agricultural commodities and oil
Shares in Bunzl, a provider of distribution and outsourcing services, bounced more than 3 per cent and were the biggest gainers by some way on the FTSE 100.
On Tuesday, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco President John Williams said, the stock market is running on 'fumes'. Then, in a separate speech, Janet Yellen, said asset prices are 'rich'. That rai
Borrowing your student loans is the "easy" part. Repaying them, however, can be a different story.
Weak global cues and June F&O expiry dampen domestic sentiment
Two branches will open in August at Norton Canes on the M6 toll near Cannock and at Strensham South on the M5 near Worcester. They will be run by services operator Roadchef.
Production of natural rubber (NR) during the month of May 2017 shows an increase of around 8.7 per cent as compared to that during the same period last year. Production during May 2017 is 50,000 tonne
Gold prices rose for the second straight session at the bullion market, by gaining Rs 90 to Rs 29,250 per 10 grams, due to a firm trend overseas and sustained buying by local jewellers. Silver als...
Reliance Industries, Asian Paints, HDFC and ONGC were top losers among Sensex stocks
Reliance Industries, Asian Paints, HDFC and ONGC were top losers among Sensex stocks
Weak global cues and June F&O expiry dampen domestic sentiment
Prices rise to Rs 60-70 a kg in key markets as heavy rainfall damages 70% crop in producing states
Slumping technology stocks after a global cyber attack and depressed crude oil prices cast a cloud over European shares on Wednesday, sending them to their lowest in two months. The pan-European S...
Euro rose another 0.7 per cent, adding to a 1.4 per cent daily gain on Tuesday to trade at $1.1381
As usual government interference in markets will do little to help and much to hurt.
The Securities and Exchange Board of India is planning to hire two executive directors to beef up its resources for faster and more effective execution of regulatory work. Currently, the capital m...
Thus far in the month of June, the stock gained 11% against 1% decline in the S&P BSE Sensex.

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