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Amazon has two basic options: invest in long-term growth to eventually conquer the world or cut costs and turn a profit to benefit investors. CEO Jeff Bezos continues to make it clear the company is going with the first choice. This year, Amazon spent $19.4 billion from April through June to generate $19.3 billion, resulting […]
The price of oil slipped below $102 a barrel on Friday, falling for a second day after spiking on lower U.S. inventories and tensions in Ukraine and the Middle East. By early afternoon in Europe, benchmark U.S. crude for September delivery was down 38 cents to $101.69 in electronic trading on the New York Mercantile […]
It’s inevitable that interest rates are going to rise. How will the banking sector handle that eventuality? John Garvey, U.S. banking and capital markets leader for PricewaterhouseCoopers, explains on MoneyBeat with Paul Vigna. Photo: iStock/Shulz. “Are Banks Ready for High Interest Rates?” is categorized as “business”. This video was licensed from Grab Networks. For additional […]
If you sometimes give your monthly brokerage statement only a cursory glance, here’s another reason to look more closely: There’s a risk that cyberthieves could hack into your account and wire money to their own accounts. Priya Anand joins MoneyBeat with Paul Vigna. Photo: Getty Images. “Is Your Brokerage Account Protected From Cyberthieves?” is categorized […]
Kiosks in retail stores are part of a new push by MetLife to reverse a long slide in sales of life insurance to the middle class. Leslie Scism joins MoneyBeat with Paul Vigna. Photo: Troy Stains for The Wall Street Journal. “Life-Insurance Companies Make Push for Middle Class” is categorized as “business”. This video was […]
Marketwatch’s Chuck Jaffe has some advice for investors: buy-and-hold investing isn’t dead — it’s downright impossible. Photo: Getty Images. “Jaffe: Buy-and-Hold Isn’t Dead, It’s Impossible” is categorized as “business”. This video was licensed from Grab Networks. For additional video content, click the “video” tab at the top of this page.
Chris Giles says weak productivity means growth will be slower “UK economy back to pre-crisis level” is categorized as “business”. This video was licensed from Grab Networks. For additional video content, click the “video” tab at the top of this page.
Lex on whether this result is just a one-off “RBS better numbers say little” is categorized as “business”. This video was licensed from Grab Networks. For additional video content, click the “video” tab at the top of this page.
London-based pay TV network BSkyB has agreed to take control of its sister companies in Italy and Germany, creating a multinational European broadcaster. The deal could have a wider impact on the media industry, giving Rupert Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox a cash boost– to potentially revive its attempt to buy Time Warner. “BSkyB To Create […]
Molson Coors Brewing President and CEO Peter S. Swinburn will retire at the end of the year. The brewing company said Friday that Swinburn will be succeeded in the posts by Mark R. Hunter, who currently serves as CEO and president of Molson Coors Europe. The 61-year-old Swinburn has served as CEO since 2008. Swinburn’s […]
Xerox Corporation reported a 2 percent fall in second-quarter revenue, hurt by lower demand in its printing business. Net income attributable to Xerox fell to $266 million, or 22 cents per share, for the quarter ended June 30, from $271 million, or 21 cents per share, a year earlier. Revenue fell to $5.29 billion from […]
July 25 (Bloomberg) — Rupert Murdochs 21st Century Fox agreed to sell its pay-TV businesses in Italy and Germany for more than $9 billion, gaining funds it could use to raise an $80 billion takeover bid for Time Warner. Alix Steel reports on Movers & Shakers on In The Loop. (Source: Bloomberg) “Murdoch to Sell […]
Let’s talk about sex toys, baby. Specifically, let’s talk about sex toys for sale on Amazon . As with other products on the site, users can leave thoughtful, detailed reviews. However, some users view the template as a chance to get in touch with their comedic sides and write something weird and funny. For example, […]
Orders for long-lasting U.S. manufactured goods rose more than expected in June, pointing to momentum in the economy at the end of the second quarter. The Commerce Department said on Friday that durable goods orders increased 0.7 percent, as demand increased from transportation to machinery, computers and electronic products. Orders for durable goods–items ranging from […]
What are the top stocks to watch today? WSJ’s Emma Moody joins Simon Constable on the News Hub to discuss Amazon, Pandora and 21st Century Fox. Photo: Getty “Fri., July 25: Amazon Among Stocks to Watch” is categorized as “business”. This video was licensed from Grab Networks. For additional video content, click the “video” tab […]