Blockchain In Telecom Market To Grow To Around $1 Bln By 2023

Blockchain, the new gen technology behind cryptocurrencies, would contribute nearly $1 billion to the telecoms market within the next five years, according a new research report. Increasing support for Operation Support System/Business Support System processes along with rising security concerns among telecom companies would be the main driving factors, ResearchAndMarkets.com’s study noted. The blockchain in telecom market is expected to […]

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Skanska Q2 operating profit unexpectedly falls

Operating profit at the Nordic region’s biggest builder fell 11 percent to 1.29 billion crowns ($145.05 million) against a mean forecast in a Reuters poll of analysts for a 5 percent rise. When asked specifically about the firm’s U.S. operations, Danielsson replied: “The U.S. market is really strong right now (but) while we can see a lot of investment … […]

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What's the First Stock Warren Buffett Ever Bought?

Billionaire Warren Buffett, also known as the “Oracle of Omaha,” is considered one of the most successful investors in the world. He is the long-time chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway.  Buffett was born on August 30, 1930 in Omaha, Nebraska. As a youngster, Buffett reportedly showed great interest in stocks, going so far as to write stock prices on the chalk board in his father’s office. […]

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Microsoft Corp. (MSFT) Is Up After Q4 Profit Topped Expectations

Microsoft Corp. (MSFT) reported fourth quarter adjusted EPS of $1.13 after the bell Thursday, up from $1.06 a year ago. Analysts expected EPS of $1.08. The stock is now up 0.59 on 2.3 million shares. Microsoft traded in a range for the bulk of Thursday’s session and closed down by 0.72 at $104.40. by RTTNews Staff Writer Source: Read Full […]

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100 Best Movies of All Time

Film is arguably the art form that evokes the most emotions. And great films are those that move audiences most. They generate a deep connection between moviegoers and the story. While 24/7 Wall St.’s list of 100 best movies of all time attempts a more impartial approach of aggregating and averaging critic and audience reviews, these reviews were no doubt […]

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In The Spotlight: Ra Pharmaceuticals

Shares of Ra Pharmaceuticals Inc. (RARX) are up nearly 22% so far this month compared to the 8.5% gain of the iShares Nasdaq Biotechnology ETF (IBB) index during the same period. Ra Pharma is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on developing drugs for the treatment of serious diseases that are caused by excessive or uncontrolled activation of the complement system, […]

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Boeing, Airbus Announce 1,100 New Orders at Farnborough

The Farnborough Airshow wrapped up Thursday, and both Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) and Airbus are exclaiming over the number of new orders that were announced during the show. In terms of sheer numbers, Boeing announced a total of 673 new orders, while Airbus claimed 431. That’s a total of 1,104 new commercial jets between the two companies. Teasing out what […]

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What to Expect When GE Reports

General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE) is scheduled to release its second-quarter financial results before the markets open on Friday. The consensus estimates of $0.18 in earnings per share (EPS) and $29.31 billion in revenue compare with the $0.28 per share and $29.56 billion posted in the same period of last year. In late June, the company announced its plan to […]

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4-day work week is a success, New Zealand experiment finds

If productivity is plummeting in the workplace, the solution might be simple: Make the work week shorter. One company did just that by experimenting with a four-day work week. The trial was so successful, management is seeking to make the change permanent. Perpetual Guardian, a 240-employee New Zealand firm that manages trusts, wills and estates, recently wrapped a two-month trial […]

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