Tag Archives: 2017

2017 year in review: Campaigns of the year

Burger King, ‘Google, Home of the Whopper’ With brands clamouring for attention, it takes something innovative to stand out. That’s what Burger King managed with its ‘OK Google’ stunt, devised by agency David. The 15-second ad, which was on YouTube before being aired on US TV, was designed to activate Google’s voice assistant speaker Google Home by asking “OK Google, ... Read More »

Stock Market News For Nov 22, 2017

Benchmarks finished in the green on Tuesday following gains in the technology and healthcare sectors. Increase in Apple’s shares boosted the broader tech sector, while healthcare stocks rallied upward after Medtronic posted strong quarterly performance and reiterated its fiscal 2018 revenue and EPS guidance. All the three key U.S. indexes reached all-time highs on Tuesday, with the S&P 500 moving ... Read More »

Where Small Businesses Affected by the 2017 Hurricane Season Can Turn for Funding

Businesses in several states and territories are struggling to recover after recent hurricanes. Harvey, Irma, Jose and Nate all had an impact on residents and businesses in the U.S. And for small businesses especially, recovery can be a lengthy process. But the early stages of recovery can be critical for small businesses. If you wait too long to secure financing and ... Read More »

Top stocks in focus on Monday, 25 September, 2017

Now-hot-now-cold war cries on the Korean Peninsula, distress signs in the domestic economy and rapid exit of foreign portfolio money all hemmed in to drag the domestic stock market last week, and mutual funds were no longer able to cushion that fall. For some, it’s a wait-and-watch situation now; for others, it’s a stock-picking opportunity. We scoured news sources for events and triggers that ... Read More »

BRICS Summit 2017 has potential to boost trade, economy, finance but members need to start work now

The idea of BRIC emanated from an investment bank which had conjectured a theoretical possibility of four countries in the developing world, i.e. Brazil, Russia, India and China, taking on the role of engine to growth for the world economy. This concept gained more relevance after the financial crisis set in where it was believed that the emerging markets were ... Read More »

Top stocks in focus on Tuesday, 22 August 2017

Here is a list of top stocks that are likely to be in focus in today’s trading session. NEW DELHI: Domestic equity markets are likely to open on a negative note on Tuesday, tracking Nifty futures on the Singapore Stock Exchange (SGX Nifty) and mixed global cues. SGX Nifty was down 67.50 points, or 0.69 per cent, at 9,782 around 7.50 am ... Read More »

In an economic death spiral: West Virgina is America’s worst state for business in 2017

There is no mistaking West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice for anything but a local. His plain talk, delivered in a heavy drawl, is fast becoming a trademark of a governor barely six months into his first term. And the talk is often accompanied by theatrics. Like when the Republican-controlled state legislature passed a budget this year that the Democratic governor — a ... Read More »

When is the next bank holiday in 2017? All the public holidays and long weekends coming up in the UK

THERE’S nothing like a three-day weekend boost the mood, and there are still a few bank holidays on the horizon. Whether you’re planning a long weekend away or just craving an extra lie-in – here’s the lowdown on the rest of 2017’s bank holidays. GETTY IMAGES 2 If a bank holiday falls on a weekend, it will normally be shifted to the ... Read More »

2017 State Of Cloud Business Intelligence

TWEET THIS Amazon Web Services (AWS) is the preferred cloud platform by 73% of companies deploying Cloud BI apps. 40% plan to increase spending on private cloud and 34% are increasing budgets for public cloud platforms. Amazon Web Services (AWS) is the preferred cloud platform by 73% of companies deploying Cloud BI apps. 40% plan to increase spending on private ... Read More »

Exclusive: Venezuela’s PDVSA sees 2017 oil output stuck near historic lows – document

Venezuelan state energy company PDVSA projects oil production will remain near 23-year lows in 2017, an internal document shows, suggesting more hardship ahead for the crisis-wrought OPEC member country. Cash-squeezed PDVSA, which accounts for nearly all of Venezuela’s export revenues and is the socialist government’s financial motor, saw production tumble by nearly 10 percent in 2016 due to an unraveling ... Read More »