March 20, 2017: The S&P 500 closed relatively flat on the day, down 0.20% and 4.80 points to 2,373.46. Separately the DJIA closed down ever so slightly 0.04% on the day at 20,906.54, down approximately 8.08 points. Overall the market was relatively mixed on Monday with most sectors flat or trading down. Notable winners to kick off the week were major airlines and agricultural chemicals;otherwise,....More>>>
Martha Ruiz knows how to keep a secret. For each of the last few years, the PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) tax partner has kept one of the most highly guarded secrets in the entertainment world: the winners of the Academy Awards.
Ruiz will take the stage again this year for the 89th Academy Awards, sometimes referred to as the Oscars. She is only....More>>>
Grupo Financiero Santander Mexico (NYSE:BSMX) is the third-largest financial group in Mexico based on total assets. As of September 30, 2016, the company had USD31.0bn in loans (14% market share) and USD30.5bn in deposits (14% market share). The group’s operations are divided through its two principal subsidiaries: Banco Santander Mexico, a commercial bank, and Casa....More>>>
May 23, 2017: Markets opened higher again Tuesday but have not moved much higher as the session went on. The blue chips performed best with particular strength in financials. Tech stocks and consumer discretionaries are on track for a down finish. WTI crude oil for July delivery settled at $51.47 a barrel, up 0.7%. June gold dipped 0.5% for the day to settle at $1,255.60. Equities were headed for....More>>>
When Warren Buffett, a guru I emulate on Validea, purchased his first shares of GEICO back in 1951, there were no funny commercials or talking lizard mascots to entice him. It was Buffett’s limitless curiosity about the company’s then-chairman Benjamin Grahamone of Buffett’s professors at Columbia University as well as his mentor and “hero”–that led Buffett to....More>>>
Novartis AG (NVS) said Monday that it has received approval from the European Commission for a blood cancer treatment known as Rixathon, a biosimilar version of Roche AG’s (RHHBY) blockbuster Rituxan that generated around $7.5 billion in sales last year.
Sandoz, the biosimilar division of Swiss drugmaker Novartis, said the approval allows for the use of Rixathon in Europe and....More>>>
Singapore's largest property developer, CapitaLand (OTCPK:CLLDY) (CATL.SI) had a pretty good 2017. Helped by improving conditions in Singapore and China, not to mention significant project openings, CapitaLand's local shares climbed 20% and the ADRs did even better.
A power outage hit the CES consumer electronics show in Las Vegas, dimming the lights in one of the main convention halls hosting demonstrations from the likes of LG Electronics Inc. and Samsung Electronics Co.
“There is an isolated power outage at the Las Vegas Convention Center. W
In Lahore and Karachi, American flags were burned in front of TV cameras after President Trump’s decision on Jan. 4 to withhold $2 billion of security aid from Pakistan to punish it for allegedly harboring terrorists. The country’s government issued angry statements claiming no ins