Posts Tagged ‘PAID’

PayPal: Growth on Sale

Friday, October 19th, 2018

PayPal reported strong quarterly results, is at a more reasonable valuation and has shown that it can earn money from Venmo.

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Amazon Revisits Some Cities as HQ2 Decision Looms

Friday, October 19th, 2018

Amazon executives have made a fresh round of visits to several of the 20 finalists for its $5 billion second-headquarters project, fueling added anticipation as it nears a decision in a process that has stretched over more than a year.

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Najib’s Former Deputy Charged as Malaysia Graft Probes Bite

Friday, October 19th, 2018

Malaysia charged a former deputy prime minister with breaking money-laundering and corruption laws as Mahathir Mohamad’s government steps up investigations into graft allegations plaguing the former administration.

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Uber IPO: A Lot Will Ride on CFO’s Choice of Metrics, Timing

Friday, October 19th, 2018

Uber Technologies’s finance chief will play a critical numbers game as the ride-hailing service races toward an initial public offering riding a potential valuation of $120 billion.

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Uber IPO: A Lot Will Ride on CFO’s Choice of Metrics, Timing

Friday, October 19th, 2018

Uber Technologies’s finance chief will play a critical numbers game as the ride-hailing service races toward an initial public offering riding a potential valuation of $120 billion.

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America Struggles to Take Its Pigs to World’s Biggest Market

Friday, October 19th, 2018

Chinese consumers are increasingly hungry for pork. With U.S. imports more expensive because of tariffs, companies around the world see an opportunity for long-term business—and for a fundamental realignment in the global supply chain.

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Bitcoin Ponzi Schemer Must Pay $2.5 Million, Federal Court Rules

Friday, October 19th, 2018

A federal court ordered a New York trading firm to pay $2.5 million in fines and restitution for orchestrating a Ponzi scheme that defrauded at least 80 customers who thought they were investing in bitcoin.

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Bitcoin Ponzi Schemer Must Pay $2.5 Million, Federal Court Rules

Friday, October 19th, 2018

A federal court ordered a New York trading firm to pay $2.5 million in fines and restitution for orchestrating a Ponzi scheme that defrauded at least 80 customers who thought they were investing in bitcoin.

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Malaysia’s Petronas Set to Buy 10% Stake in Giant Oman Gas Field

Friday, October 19th, 2018

Malaysia’s state oil company has agreed to acquire about a 10% stake in the giant Khazzan natural gas field in Oman, giving Petronas a toehold in one of the biggest fracking projects ever completed outside the U.S.

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Wall Street’s Fear Gauge Flashes Green Again

Friday, October 19th, 2018

Panic in the stock market is officially over—at least according to derivatives markets.

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Consumer Giants’ Have an Emerging Market Problem

Friday, October 19th, 2018

Big footprints in emerging markets are often considered the crown jewels of European consumer-products giants like Nestlé and Unilever. But the downside is apparent.

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The Table Is Rigged Against Macau Stocks

Friday, October 19th, 2018

Shares in major casino operators in the world’s largest gambling market have been tumbling, but it isn’t time for investors to up their bets.

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China Growth Slows to 6.5%; Finance Officials Try to Soothe Worried Investors

Friday, October 19th, 2018

China’s economic expansion slowed to its weakest pace since the financial crisis, as top financial regulators launched an extraordinary coordinated effort to calm jittery investors.

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CBS Names Two Showtime Executives to Senior Positions

Thursday, October 18th, 2018

CBS promoted two executives from subsidiary Showtime to senior leadership positions at CBS as the media company works to remake itself after a recent tumultuous stretch.

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DowDuPont to Record $4.6 Billion Charge as Agriculture Unit Suffers

Thursday, October 18th, 2018

DowDuPont’s agriculture unit is taking a $4.6 billion charge in the third quarter after the business lowered its long-term expectations on sales and profits, a move that underscores challenges agribusinesses are facing in the Americas.

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Companies Split on U.S. Exit From Postal Pact Benefiting China

Thursday, October 18th, 2018

Many American companies applauded the country’s move to pull out of an international postal agreement, but some organizations worried it could crimp the flow of global e-commerce.

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Tech Startups Stoke Market for IPOs

Thursday, October 18th, 2018

After years on the stock market’s sidelines, a number of highly valued Silicon Valley companies are gearing up to go public as soon as next year. Among the IPO candidates are ride-sharing companies Uber Technologies and Lyft, and data-mining specialist Palantir Technologies.

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The Second Quantum Revolution

Thursday, October 18th, 2018

Physicists are using a growing array of new tools to engineer on a subatomic scale, with amazing results

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The Simplest, Most Comforting Fish Recipe

Thursday, October 18th, 2018

In this dish from New York chef Alex Raij, poaching in olive oil renders flaky white fish luscious and brings out bell peppers’ bright flavor.

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StarKist to Plead Guilty in Price-Fixing Probe

Thursday, October 18th, 2018

StarKist has agreed to plead guilty to a felony antitrust offense for fixing prices on canned tuna and faces a fine of up to $100 million, the Justice Department said Thursday.

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U.S.-Saudi Defense Ties on Track to Weather Controversy

Thursday, October 18th, 2018

Controversy surrounding the suspected killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi is unlikely to derail the multibillion-dollar relationship that makes Saudi Arabia a top customer of U.S. defense firms, experts say.

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Coca-Cola Shuffles Executives; CEO Names a No. 2

Thursday, October 18th, 2018

CEO James Quincey promoted company veteran Brian Smith into Coca-Cola’s vacant No. 2 role and disclosed the retirement of finance chief Kathy Waller.

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Signal Search: Cellphone Service After Major Hurricanes

Thursday, October 18th, 2018

Persistent cellular site outages after Hurricane Michael left many first responders and residents of Panama City, Fla., unable to reach loved ones or those in need of help for several days. Here’s how cellphone service fared after recent major storms that made landfall in the U.S.

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U.S. Closes Jerusalem Consulate Serving Palestinians

Thursday, October 18th, 2018

The Trump administration said it would merge its Jerusalem consulate responsible for relations with the Palestinians into its newly relocated U.S. Embassy there, another symbolic blow to American-Palestinian relations.

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Addicted to Audio: Why Music Obsessives Blow Their 401Ks Chasing Down Vintage Gear

Thursday, October 18th, 2018

Vintage-audio collectors are on the hunt for coveted, ancient and pricey components to make their classic stereo systems sing. Here, how to start exploring and avoid the pitfalls.

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Quarles Backs Fed’s Gradual Policy Course

Thursday, October 18th, 2018

Federal Reserve Vice Chairman for Supervision Randal Quarles reaffirmed the central bank’s gradual monetary policy course, saying policy makers should avoid focusing too much on metrics that come with a high degree of uncertainty.

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‘Crimea’s Columbine’: Massacre Draws Comparisons to U.S. Shootings

Thursday, October 18th, 2018

The death toll in a shooting-and-bombing rampage at a Crimea college campus rose to 20 as grisly details emerged about an attack that drew comparisons to school shootings in the U.S.

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Saudi Journalist’s Disappearance Reshapes Mideast Relationships

Thursday, October 18th, 2018

Just over two weeks since the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi inside the kingdom’s Istanbul consulate, it is already clear that the fallout has profoundly reshaped the balance of power in the Middle East and impaired U.S. leverage in the region.

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Mnuchin Won’t Go to Saudi Conference

Thursday, October 18th, 2018

U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says he won’t attend a Saudi investment summit amid tensions over the disappearance and suspected killing of dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

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Uber Borrows $2 Billion in Debut Bond Sale

Thursday, October 18th, 2018

Uber Technologies sold its first-ever bonds, issuing $2 billion of debt to fund operations as it prepares for an IPO expected next year.

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