Economia

The chancellor, nicknamed "Spreadsheet Phil", found himself at the centre of a sexism row after he addressed Mary Creagh during Treasury Questions. The word hysteria comes from the Greek for womb. "I think that for today we should leave it there". In response, the Chancellor clarified that he "did not accuse the honourable lady of being hysterical, but I urged her not to be hysterical".
  • Nordstrom, Inc. (JWN) Trading 5.7% Higher Following Earnings Beat

    Nordstrom, Inc. (JWN) Trading 5.7% Higher Following Earnings Beat

    Economia

    Several large investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in JWN. Smith Asset Management Group LP purchased a new position in shares of Nordstrom during the third quarter valued at about $62,974,000. Kellogg Company (NYSE:K) quarterly performance is 1.71% while its year to date (YTD) performance is 2.06%. Van Strum & Towne Inc. now owns 43,044 shares of the company's stock valued at $1,638,000 after buying an additional 643 shares during the period.
  • The new Nokia 3310 is officially on the market

    The new Nokia 3310 is officially on the market

    Economia

    The smartphone is now expected to release globally during the second quarter; however, a US launch remains uncertain. And let's not forget its legendary customisable, swappable front and rear panels. The all-new Nokia 3310 is smaller than its predecessor, and it looks quite a bit different as well, a bit more modern. Though the name and company is the same, the entire brand has been refreshed with its new license owned by HMD Global, which is led by ex-Nokia executives and backed by ...
  • Slater and Gordon reports HY loss

    Slater and Gordon reports HY loss

    Economia

    The dip came as the firm was forced into a restructure of its United Kingdom operation after posting an A$958m (£493m) loss for the six months ending 31 December 2015, primarily due to a hefty writedown of its United Kingdom business. Half year revenue fell 33.8 per cent to $322.7 million, compared to $487.5 million at the same time last year. Managing Director Andrew Grech said: "This half year result continues to reflect a business that is still very much in the midst of a major transition".
  • Pensioni, Domande entro il 2 Marzo per l'Ottava Salvaguardia

    Economia

    Riforma delle pensioni, le novità ad oggi 27 febbraio 2017 . C'è tempo fino al 2 marzo 2017 visto che, smontando le speranze di molti, il decreto Milleproroghe non ha esteso i termini per l'Ottava Salvaguardia . I lavoratori che intendono usufruirne devono presentare istanza di accesso alle Direzioni Territoriali del Ministero del Lavoro o all'Inps per verificare il rispetto dei requisiti richiesti dall'articolo 1, co.
  • Espresso, cala l'utile 2016. No dividendo

    Espresso, cala l'utile 2016. No dividendo

    Economia

    I ricavi invece sono pari a 585,5 milioni, in diminuzione del 3,2%. A fine 2016 la posizione finanziaria era diventata positiva per 31,7 milioni di euro, rispetto all'indebitamento di 10,7 milioni di inizio anno. La decisione di eliminare la cedola è stata inevitabile alla luce di quelle che sono stati i deboli risultati 2016 del Gruppo Editoriale L'Espresso.
  • QBE CEO relationship with personal assistant costs him A$0.5m

    Economia

    Insurer QBE has reported a 23 per cent rise in profit to $US844 million ($1.1 billion) and plans to hand it back to shareholders through a billion-dollar share buyback. There is no suggestion Mr Neal's job is in jeopardy because of the previously undisclosed relationship. QBE said there are signs of an improving market in the insurance industry and that gross written premium, which fell 4.6 per cent to $US14.4 billion in 2016 - is likely to remain stable during 2017.
  • WhatsApp Changes Everything With Its New 'Status' Feature

    WhatsApp Changes Everything With Its New 'Status' Feature

    Economia

    Although Status is for all intents and purposes a copy of Snapchat's Stories, the feature actually goes back to the roots of why WhatsApp was built in the first place. When viewing friends' updates , users can also swipe up and send replies to them. Under this menu you can choose all, " my contacts except ", or " only share with " options to control status sharing.
  • H1B visa and Indians' safety on S Jaishankar US visit agenda

    Economia

    Sources said the Indian foreign secretary would meet the Under-Secretary of State (political affairs) Thomas Shannon and key officials in the Trump administration. Foreign Secretary S.Jaishankar is expected to take up with US officials India's concerns over a proposed USA legislation that could make it harder for companies to replace American workers with those from India and other countries.
  • Warren Buffett's Letter to Berkshire Hathaway Shareholders

    Warren Buffett's Letter to Berkshire Hathaway Shareholders

    Economia

    The typically optimistic Buffett said that stocks are "virtually certain" to rise in years to come. Berkshire said it had previously classified such Treasury bills as cash equivalents, noting that they are highly liquid and not that sensitive to interest-rate changes.
  • Buffett's annual letter to shareholders released

    Buffett's annual letter to shareholders released

    Economia

    Buffett, one of the world's richest men and widely considered to be a highly skilled investor, was also critical of fund managers. Yet Buffett said most stock investors are better off with low-priced index funds than paying higher fees to managers who often underperform.