Groupon (GRPN ) made headlines Tuesday after (IBM ) announced a $167 million lawsuit for violation of four of its e-commerce IPs. The tech giant claims that while Amazon (AMZN ) , Facebook (FB ) , and Google (GOOGL ) each pay between $20 million and $50 million for use of these technologies,
The Federal Bank counter has slipped as much as 13 percent in the first 30-minutes of trade on Thursday, a day after it reported a 43.5 percent year-on-year (YoY) drop in net profit at Rs 145 crore for the March quarter due to increase in provisions and worsening asset quality.
Net profit in the same quarter last yearwas at Rs 256.6 crore due to substantially lower provisions and reduction....More>>>
Investors seemed to have left WW Grainger Inc. for dead last year as a perceived threat from Amazon.com Inc. pushed the industrial distributor’s stock to a six-year low in August.
Now the price-cutting strategy that the 90-year-old company adopted to better compete in the 21st century marketplace has brought new life to the shares, which have gained 21 percent in 2018. The turnaround....More>>>
&l;p&g;The iPhone business remains the biggest driver of &l;a href=&q;http://finapps.forbes.com/finapps/jsp/finance/compinfo/CIAtAGlance.jsp?tkr=aapl&a;amp;tab=searchtabquotesdark&q; target=&q;_blank&q;&g;Apple&a;rsquo;s&l;/a&g; valuation, accounting for over 50% of the stock price per our estimates. The iPhone&a;rsquo;s high ASPs and margins are especially crucial to this valuation, and Apple has....More>>>
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To the question Does working past the traditional retirement age keep you mentally sharp? the answer was a qualified yes among several scholars attending the recent 2017 Age Boom Academy at Columbia University in early June. (Ill get to the caveats later.)
Intriguing evidence that work helps boost cognitive health among older....More>>>
"Short Sellers Retreat Amid Rally," ran the headline in the Wall Street Journal. Curious readers stopped and stared. It was the premise of the headline that arrested them. Who knew that there was even one bear left to give ground at the 100-month mark of the post-2008 levitation? El toro is the topic at hand. It's a most unusual bull market (we count as one the updrafts....More>>>
Dollar General (DG) marked its 27th consecutive year of same-store sales growth in fiscal 2016. It followed this milestone up with a beat on both the top and bottom lines during its first quarter of 2017, with comps once again growing – but by only about 0.7%. As I was sifting through the retail carnage, Dollar General was one of the companies that stood out as above average, so I decided....More>>>
QI signed up for Medicare Part A when I turned 65, but I didnt enroll in Part B because I was still working and had health insurance from my employer. But now Im 68, and I plan to retire later this year. What do I need to do to enroll in Medicare Part B, and when do I need to do it?
SEE ALSO: 10 Things You Must Know About Medicare A
Many people who are still working just sign up....More>>>
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Quadrature Capital Ltd bought a new stake in shares of Immersion Co. (NASDAQ:IMMR) during the first quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm bought 21,114 shares of the software maker’s stock, valued at appro
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