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Market ‘a little bubbly,’ but pullback coming, expert says

With the earnings propelling equities to new highs, investors will have to wait for an opportunity to get into the market, experts told CNBC on Monday. The Dow Jones industrial average notched its ninth straight record close Monday, ending up 25.61 points at 22,118.42, amid a stronger-than-expected earnings season. “Earnings have been getting better and better,” trader Peter Costa said. While he’s not ... Read More »

Reddit just raised a new round that values the company at $1.8 billion

Reddit, the 12-year-old, San Francisco-based online discussion platform that has long called itself the “front page of the internet,” just closed its biggest round ever, from a whole lot of investors, reports Recode. Andreessen Horowitz, Sequoia Capital, Coatue Management, Vy Capital, Fidelity, Y Combinator President Sam Altman, and SV Angel’s Ron Conway all chipped into the $200 million financing. The company’s post-money valuation: $1.8 billion. ... Read More »

ITC’s cigarettes business lit up Q1 results but cess hike a wet blanket

In the June quarter, 93% of the increase in ITC’s segment profit over a year ago was contributed by the cigarettes business. Photo: Reuters LATEST NEWS » Elon Musk likened to common car dealer as Model 3 can reach $59,500 India Today group CEO Ashish Bagga steps down Spotify is coming after Apple with a new podcast initiative Nitish Kumar ... Read More »

A further re-rating on the cards for Yes Bank?

It was a quarterly performance that ticked all boxes. Stung by the bad press of the previous quarter’s numbers, Yes Bank seems to have been determined to erase all the memories. So not just the numbers, but the quality of disclosure, too, was superior this time around. With best-in-class asset quality, strong growth momentum and a focused approach to retail banking, Yes ... Read More »

A decisive move above 9,900 required; 5 stocks which can give up to 7% in a week

The market strength is always judged on corrections. The Tuesday decline failed to conjure any follow-up move on the downside. In fact, the starting point of current four-digit gann channel (i.e. 9801) proved the savior, and in Thursday’s trade, marked an intra-day high of 9,923. Despite Nifty’s whipsaw moves in this week’s trade, BankNifty is gradually moving higher. In fact, ... Read More »

Easy Method for Cleaning a Glass Top Cooking Stove

The smooth look of a glass top cooking stove offers a real contemporary look to the kitchen, but it can be nearly ruined by using the wrong items to clean the surface. You can b left with a scratched surface that is easier than ever to get soiled after slight spills. Below is a method that takes the real work ... Read More »

How to Start a Subscription Business in 10 Easy Steps

Subscription boxes can be a great way for ecommerce and retail businesses to gain regular customers and expand offerings to fit customers’ changing shopping habits. It can also help businesses that are simply looking to boost sales or move excess stock. If your business is one that’s considering starting a subscription box, check out the tips below. How to Start ... Read More »

Finance firms fitting ‘kill switches’ to immobilise customers’ cars if they miss a payment

Lenders install GPS devices which allow them to disable drivers’ cars Getty Images Car finance firms are fitting controversial kill switches that immobilise customers’ vehicles if they miss payments. Drivers with poor credit ratings are being offered the GPS devicesby lenders, who can then remotely disable cars if motorists fail to meet debt deadlines. But some lawyers and finance experts have voiced concerns ... Read More »

How NOT to Use a Stock Photo

A lot of small businesses rely on stock photography services to add some high-quality images to their websites and other promotional materials. The benefits of great visuals are obvious and have been discussed ad nauseum. The poor use of stock photos … well. Of course, it turns out Presidential campaigns also invest in stock image services. But recently news broke that the ... Read More »

Will cheap car loans steer Britain to a financial crash?

 The Vauxhall Astra is a favourite among customers of The Car Finance Company. Photograph: Simon Stuart-Miller If you think Britain is teetering on a cliff-edge of impossibly high personal debt, then the website of The Car Finance Company will confirm your worst fears. Maybe you don’t have a job and are on benefits. Maybe you are so hard up you can’t afford ... Read More »