Economia

Shares gained 33pc this year and nearly 50pc since November and closed at $153.99 last night. Apple represents around 4% of $21.7 trillion that overall makes up S&P 500 index, stated by the Reuters . Apple has also surpassed all US companies in net income during the first quarter of the year. The closing market cap of US$802.8 billion was larger than the economies of 45 of the 50 USA states, topped only by Illinois, Florida, New York , Texas and California.
  • Barratt sees profits at top of range

    Barratt sees profits at top of range

    Economia

    Shares in the company rose 3 percent by 0715 GMT. "This has been another strong period both operationally and financially for the group", said chief executive David Thomas. Also, last week the Office for National Statistics estimated United Kingdom economic growth more than halved to 0.3% in the first quarter, from 0.7% growth in the final three months of 2016, hit by higher inflation and slowing consumer spending.
  • Federal budget 2017: Is the Government's predicted return to surplus credible?

    Economia

    The government will seek to give APRA the ability to remove or disqualify banking executives, make changes to banks' remuneration policies and impose new conditions for banking conduct. Australia was set to unveil a "practical" budget Tuesday focused on infrastructure spending and housing affordability with the government "listening" to frustrated voters.
  • Trump abruptly axes FBI's Comey in midst of Russia probe

    Trump abruptly axes FBI's Comey in midst of Russia probe

    Economia

    Trump says he relied on the recommendation of Jeff Sessions (who has recused himself from the Russian Federation probe) and the new deputy attorney general, Rod Rosenstein. "When federal agents and prosecutors quietly open a criminal investigation, we are not concealing anything, we are simply following longstanding policy that we refrain from publicizing non-public information".
  • China's April producer inflation slows more than expected

    China's April producer inflation slows more than expected

    Economia

    China will on Wednesday release April figures for consumer and producer prices, highlighting a modest day for Asia-Pacific economic activity. Capital Economics economist Julian Evans-Pritchard, said producer prices are set to fall again in May given that the rout in industrial commodity prices has deepened this month.
  • Warren Buffett's one-word answer for why he hasn't purchased Amazon shares

    Economia

    During the meeting, he spoke on various issues, such as repealing of the Obamacare legislation and the role of artificial intelligence (AI) and technology in America. A Wells Fargo board report into the bank's sales practices concluded after a "limited review" that there wasn't "documentary evidence suggesting purposeful retaliation" against workers who raised concerns.
  • National Ag Organizations Relieved US Will Remain in NAFTA

    National Ag Organizations Relieved US Will Remain in NAFTA

    Economia

    Mr Trump's top advisers had been embroiled in a debate over how aggressively to proceed on reshaping U.S. participation in Nafta, with hard-liners favouring a threatened withdrawal as soon as this week and others advocating for a more measured approach to reopening negotiations with Canada and Mexico.
  • RCS Mediagroup, migliora l'utile netto dei primi tre mesi

    RCS Mediagroup, migliora l'utile netto dei primi tre mesi

    Economia

    L'EBITDA dei primi tre mesi 2017 registra un miglioramento di 15,8 milioni rispetto ai -3,7 milioni del primo trimestre 2016 attestandosi a 12,1 milioni e segnando il ritorno ad un valore positivo nonostante l'andamento stagionale delle attività del Gruppo.
  • Always Dreaming checks into Pimlico's Stall 40 for Preakness

    Always Dreaming checks into Pimlico's Stall 40 for Preakness

    Economia

    Longines, the Official Timekeeper of the Triple Crown, is proud to celebrate the victory of Always Dreaming in the 143 running of the Kentucky Derby - "the most exciting two minutes in sports". He hopes that approach will continue to pay dividends in the Preakness. "We have so much success in the past and we haven't won the Derby (together)".
  • Scotiabank Increases Yamana Gold Inc. (AUY) Price Target to $4.00

    Scotiabank Increases Yamana Gold Inc. (AUY) Price Target to $4.00

    Economia

    A number of research firms recently commented on AUY. Yamana Gold, Inc. (AUY ) traded with the volume of 9.72 Million shares while its average 3 months volume is at 12650 shares. They have a dividend yield of 0.80% and a 5 year dividend growth rate of -27.07%. Shareholders of record on Friday, June 30th will be issued a dividend of $0.005 per share.