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Gambling Goes Online – the Decline of Land-Based Casinos

Gambling Goes Online – the Decline of Land-Based Casinos

It’s fair to say that every aspect of our lives is slowly being moved online, with food, work, news, and shopping all being easily accessible on your phone, tablet or laptop. And unsurprisingly, leisure is also moving online,... 
Amgen and Novartis Migraine Medicine Approved by FDA

Amgen and Novartis Migraine Medicine Approved by FDA

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved on Thursday a new migraine treatment by Amgen and Novartis that doctors have said could change the lives of patients through lowering the count of migraine days patients suffer each month. Aimovig,... 
Starbucks Wants to Triple Revenue in China in Four Years

Starbucks Wants to Triple Revenue in China in Four Years

Starbucks Corp. announced that it wants to triple revenue as well as double its number of stores in China during the next four years, doubling down there as growth in the U.S. comes under heavy pressure. The coffeehouse chain recently... 
Online Retailers Pass The Parcel As Couriers Fail to Deliver The Goods

Online Retailers Pass The Parcel As Couriers Fail to Deliver The Goods

A staggering 62% of Australian adults used the internet to purchase goods. That was in 2011. This year online sales in Australia alone are likely to exceed $32 billion. But in the haste to purchase items cheaply and have fast delivery,... 
Employment in UK Increases but Strong Growth in Wages Elusive

Employment in UK Increases but Strong Growth in Wages Elusive

British employers have hired many more employees that were expected during the early part of 2018, but growth in wages has not yet accelerated, according to new figures released leaving the Bank of England waiting for any signs the... 
Welcome Bonus Offers Continue to Lure Online Gamblers

Welcome Bonus Offers Continue to Lure Online Gamblers

One of the main advantages of many sites for online gambling is a welcome pack with bonuses. Its main goal is to attract new casino players. Today you can see serious competition in the industry, as the Internet is full of online casino... 
New to Forex Trading? These Essential Steps Will Get You Started

New to Forex Trading? These Essential Steps Will Get You Started

The world of Forex is littered with sad stories of novice traders who entered the fray full of hope and expectation, only to leave bruised, battered and poorer. This isn’t due to any fault in the market or it being a “bad investment”... 
Facebook Stock Rebounds from Loss of $134 Billion

Facebook Stock Rebounds from Loss of $134 Billion

Following reports by the New York Times and the Guardian on March 18 that 50 million profiles on Facebook were harvested by Cambridge Analytica the data company, to be used for psychographic profiles in what at that time was called... 
Dish Network Revenue Comes Up Short on Losses from Pay-TV

Dish Network Revenue Comes Up Short on Losses from Pay-TV

Dish Network Corp posted revenue for its first quarter that came up short of expectations on Wall Street Tuesday as more subscribers to satellite TV canceled packages, per customer revenue dropped, and viewers chose less expensive... 
Gannett Posts Net Loss as Digital Revenue Cannot Offset Print Revenue Decline

Gannett Posts Net Loss as Digital Revenue Cannot Offset Print Revenue Decline

Gannett, which is the owner of the USA Today as well as 109 other local media products, said on Monday that digital revenue growth was not able to offset the declines it suffered in traditional advertising and publishing during the... 
The Growing Impact Of Virtual Reality On Gaming

The Growing Impact Of Virtual Reality On Gaming

Virtual reality (VR) has had a bigger impact on gaming in the last couple of years than anything else. There are now VR arcades where players can meet up to play or challenge opponents from all over the globe. There are local and worldwide... 
Former CEO at Volkswagen Indicted in Emissions Scandal

Former CEO at Volkswagen Indicted in Emissions Scandal

Former CEO of Volkswagen Martin Winterkorn has been indicted as were five other former executives with VW on Thursday. The six were charged with fraud and conspiracy in connection with a scheme in which the German automaker used software... 
Maker of Gibson Guitars Files for Bankruptcy Protection

Maker of Gibson Guitars Files for Bankruptcy Protection

Gibson Brands has made guitar history over the years as entertainers Elvis Presley, B.B. King and Keith Richards used them. However, a financial fall of devastating proportion forced the guitar maker into filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy... 
New Giant in the Online Gaming Industry Emerges in Canada

New Giant in the Online Gaming Industry Emerges in Canada

For years, gambling in Canada has been forced to take a backseat. Sitting behind the likes of the United Kingdom and the United States when it comes to notoriety, Canadian gamblers have had every right to have felt somewhat slighted.... 
T-Mobile to Merge With Sprint in $26 Billion Deal

T-Mobile to Merge With Sprint in $26 Billion Deal

T-Mobile and Sprint will merge in a deal that creates a bigger No. 3 wireless carrier in the United States, but may signal an end to the era of aggressive competition for subscribers. The merger, which is all-stock, was announced on... 
Amazon Profits More Than Double, Prime Price Hike

Amazon Profits More Than Double, Prime Price Hike

Amazon.com Inc. posted a profit on Thursday that was more than double that of the same period one year ago and has predicted results for the spring as the largest online retailer in the world raised its price for Prime subscribers... 
Caterpillar Shares Fall on Concerns Steel Tariffs Could Increase Costs

Caterpillar Shares Fall on Concerns Steel Tariffs Could Increase Costs

Caterpillar Inc. stock plunged Tuesday, giving up its earlier gains due to concerns that the rising cost of materials could squeeze its profit margins following the tariffs U.S. President Donald Trump placed on imports of steel. Those... 
Sensor Maker AMS Warns of Slowdown During Second Quarter

Sensor Maker AMS Warns of Slowdown During Second Quarter

On Monday, chip and sensor maker AMS posted sales for the first quarter that were close to the lower end of guidance it released earlier and warned a downturn would take place after receiving weaker orders from a large customer. The... 
President Donald Trump Criticizes High Price of Oil

President Donald Trump Criticizes High Price of Oil

U.S President Donald Trump has accused OPEC of artificially increasing the price of oil, which drew rebukes from some of the top energy exporters of the world. Trump on Twitter wrote that it appeared OPEC was artificially boosting... 
Facebook Outlines Changes Needed for Strict New Privacy Law in Europe

Facebook Outlines Changes Needed for Strict New Privacy Law in Europe

Facebook will start asking its users if their personal information can be used to help power services such as facial recognition in an attempt to help the social media giant comply with a big new data law in Europe that will take effect... 
Can investing in stock be considered gambling?

Can investing in stock be considered gambling?

It appears that more and more individuals are taking up the past-time, soon-to-be a profession of turning stocks into a trading job, and accordingly learning how to take calculated risks professionally.  When talking stocks and trading,... 
WPP Founder and CEO Resignation Weighs on Stock

WPP Founder and CEO Resignation Weighs on Stock

Shares at advertising giant WPP were down 5% to open trading on Monday in London as investors reacted to the announcement over the weekend that long-time CEO and founder of the ad giant Sir Martin Sorrell was leaving. Sorrell on Saturday... 
Zillow Intending to Purchase and Flip Houses

Zillow Intending to Purchase and Flip Houses

Real Estate listings business Zillow Group will start buying homes and flipping them, a risky proposition that is untested for the internet based company that could hurt its traditional brokerage company. On Thursday, Zillow announced... 
Novartis Acquires AveXis for $8.7 Billion

Novartis Acquires AveXis for $8.7 Billion

Novartis has decided to move deeper into gene therapy with a deal to acquire AveXis for $8.7 billion that gives the drug maker, based in Switzerland, a treatment for rare disease that is expected to take in billions of dollars and... 
President Trump Looking at Options on Amazon

President Trump Looking at Options on Amazon

On Thursday, while traveling aboard Air Force One, U.S. President Donald Trump told reporters that he would be taking a look at policy options he has to address what he labeled unfair business advantages enjoyed by Amazon.com Inc.... 
Amazon Might Make Offer to Acquire Flipkart in India

Amazon Might Make Offer to Acquire Flipkart in India

Amazon.com Inc. might make an offer to acquire India’s e-commerce company Flipkart, which is in negotiations with Walmart for a tie-up, local media have reported. The two colossal retailers are jostling for dominance in the booming... 
Lord & Taylor, Saks Hit by Data Breach

Lord & Taylor, Saks Hit by Data Breach

The payment systems for Lord & Taylor and Saks Fifth Avenue department stores were breached by hackers who stole the data from credit cards for millions of the stores’ shoppers. This is just the latest intrusion in a series that... 
Report: Walmart Begins Negotiations to Acquire Insurer Humana

Report: Walmart Begins Negotiations to Acquire Insurer Humana

Walmart is holding preliminary talks with Humana, the health insurer based in Louisville, Kentucky, on possibly purchasing the insurer, says a report in the news. No terms on a deal have been released by either of the two parties.... 
Delivery Trends Taking 2018 By A Storm

Delivery Trends Taking 2018 By A Storm

Every day, millions of letters, packages, parcels and containers are shipped to various destinations across the globe. The logistics industry is one of the biggest across the markets and holds an incredible influence over how we live... 
JD Sports Makes Footprint in U.S. Market with Finish Line Acquisition

JD Sports Makes Footprint in U.S. Market with Finish Line Acquisition

JD Sports Fashion, which is Britain-based, is entering the lucrative market of the U.S. after acquiring Finish Line for a cash price of $558 million, said the sportswear retailer on Monday. Increasing demand for branded sportswear... 
Dropbox IPO Pricing At $21 Per Share

Dropbox IPO Pricing At $21 Per Share

The initial public offering of Dropbox Inc. may help end the lack of Silicon Valley companies from going public thanks to their own high private valuations. After a target value in its private funding of 2014 was $7.5 billion, strong... 
Salesforce Acquires MuleSoft in Expansion Move

Salesforce Acquires MuleSoft in Expansion Move

Salesforce Inc. has agreed to acquire MuleSoft Inc. for $6.5 billion, which represents its largest acquisition ever, as the leader in the market for customer-relationship software goes on an expansion quest for new products as well... 
How Technology Is Making Accessing Money More Efficient

How Technology Is Making Accessing Money More Efficient

They say money makes the world go round, and really, there isn’t a day that goes by where we aren’t utilising money in some way. As a result, demand for better and more streamlined accessibility has been high, and luckily new technological... 
CEO Quits at Micro Focus International Sending Shares Plunging

CEO Quits at Micro Focus International Sending Shares Plunging

Shares of the software company, which bought Hewlett Packard Enterprise assets, have plunged more than 50% Monday after the company reduced its forecast for revenue and announced its CEO had resigned. Micro Focus International, based... 
TopBrokers.com Updates Home Page of the Website

TopBrokers.com Updates Home Page of the Website

If you are an aspirant of the Forex world, then you might always be in search of a good informative website that can provide you with an abundance of Forex material, financial news, and updates concerning recent development in the... 
Managing Investments to Get a Fixed Income

Managing Investments to Get a Fixed Income

Investments can be a secure source of fixed income. However, just like any other endeavor that involves money, there is also a probably that investments can result in a loss instead, especially if you do not research ahead and study... 
Top 5 Credit Cards for Travellers in 2018

Top 5 Credit Cards for Travellers in 2018

Do you know that the right credit card can save your budget on the road? Do you know it can help you to travel free of charge? How? Chasing rewards, points, and free miles is very popular among journey hackers. The system is pretty... 
Largest Radio Company in U.S. Files for Bankruptcy Protection

Largest Radio Company in U.S. Files for Bankruptcy Protection

On Thursday, iHeartMedia Inc. filed for bankruptcy protection as the largest radio station owner in the U.S. was able to reach an agreement with its creditors for the restructuring of its huge debt load. The company said that it had... 
Women at Microsoft Filed More than 230 Harassment and Discrimination Complaints

Women at Microsoft Filed More than 230 Harassment and Discrimination Complaints

Women working at Microsoft Corp., in technical jobs based in the U.S. filed 238 internal complains over sexual harassment and gender discrimination from 2010 to 2016, showed court documents that became public Monday. That figure was... 
Digital Trading Platforms, Changelly versus CEX.io

Digital Trading Platforms, Changelly versus CEX.io

Changelly Review is a digital currency exchange platform that was established back in 2015. The developers of the exchange envisioned eliminating all the technical barriers that are usually associated with the traditional stock and... 
Chairman of Qualcomm Steps Down, Intel May Bid for Broadcom

Chairman of Qualcomm Steps Down, Intel May Bid for Broadcom

Paul Jacobs the longtime chairman with Qualcomm Inc., will take a reduced role on the board of directors for the company, a move that is aimed at making angry shareholders less upset as the cellular giant based in San Diego attempts... 
Cigna Acquiring Express Scripts for $67 Billion

Cigna Acquiring Express Scripts for $67 Billion

Health insurer giant Cigna Corp. has announced that it will buy Express Script Holding Company in a transaction of cash and stock that is valued at approximately $67 billion and includes the assumption by Cigna of $15 billion of debt... 
Lego Knows It Made Too Many Pieces

Lego Knows It Made Too Many Pieces

= Lego, the toymaker now admits it made too many of its plastic interlocking bricks. The toymaker announced that its sales and profit had dropped for just the first time in the last 13 years, blaming its weak performance on the need... 
J.C. Penney Releases Muted Outlook, Cuts Jobs

J.C. Penney Releases Muted Outlook, Cuts Jobs

J.C. Penney the department store chain said it cut over 300 jobs and posted disappointing same stores sales for its quarter that including the all-important holiday shopping season. It also released a muted outlook. Shares fell by... 
Companies adding partner incentives in the financial sector

Companies adding partner incentives in the financial sector

Financial companies have it hard when talking about finding the right strategic business partners. While they understand that in order to succeed, one must need the right partner. They also acknowledge the fact that it’s not as easy... 
Best Buy to Shutter 250 Mobile Phone Locations

Best Buy to Shutter 250 Mobile Phone Locations

The No. 1 retailer for consumer electronics in the U.S., Best Buy said on Wednesday it would be shuttering 250 mobile phone stores it has in malls across the U.S. as it attempts to find ways to operate on a more profitable basis and... 
Comcast Makes $31 Billion Offer to Acquire Sky

Comcast Makes $31 Billion Offer to Acquire Sky

The largest United States cable operator, Comcast Corp., made an offer of $31 billion on Tuesday to buy Sky, a direct challenge to Walt Disney and Rupert Murdoch’s Fox for the pay-TV European company. Comcast, a media giant worth... 
Citigroup to refund $335 Million After Charging Too Much Interest

Citigroup to refund $335 Million After Charging Too Much Interest

Citigroup Inc., one of the largest issuers of credit cards in the world said it would refund $335 million to customers in the U.S. who should have had a lower annual percentage rate. The lender was able to determine that a method it... 
Roku Stock Plunges on Poor Forecast

Roku Stock Plunges on Poor Forecast

Investors became jittery with Roku Inc. over the financial expectations for the year but there is something positive to take from the poor forecast. The story being sold by Roku to its investors is still intact and headed for a huge... 
Albertsons to Buy Rite Aid Locations

Albertsons to Buy Rite Aid Locations

Albertsons Cos. is planning to buy the remainder of Rite Aid Corp that will not be part of the deal with Walgreens Boots Alliance, as retailers of all sizes and shapes scramble in response to a consumer shopping environment that is...