By Aastha Agnihotri (Reuters) - U.S. stock index futures plunged on Thursday, with risk-averse investors piling into safe haven assets as another sharp fall in oil prices and cautious comments from Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen raised fresh doubts about the health of the economy. Show More Summary
The Port of Long Beach kicked off the New Year by logging its seventh straight month of cargo increases, showing a 24.8 percent jump in container shipments over the same month last year.
APM Terminals’ increased invested capital to USD $6.2 billion in 2015 as ongoing strategic plans to drive portfolio growth, improve productivity and safety performance, generated USD $4.
(Reuters) - Thomson Reuters Corp said on Thursday it expects its revenue to grow by low single digits in 2016. Adjusted for special items, fourth-quarter net earnings were 65 cents per share, compared with 43 cents per share a year ago. Show More Summary
Growth expectations for South Africa have tumbled in recent weeks as the government struggles with growing budget and trade gaps. Brazil walked a similar path a couple of years ago - but can South Africa draw any lessons from that spectacular fall?
Why Instagram is the social channel you need to optimize for massive growth.
Skoda UK says it’s seen a phenomenal year for fleet sales, helped by the launch of the new Superb and Fabia. For 2015, the brand has reported true fleet sales growth of 24% year-on-year – nearly double the rate of growth seen in the entire true fleet sector, which increased at 13% year-on-year. As a […]
When you’re number one in the UK, how do you continue to grow? Ford’s Andy Barratt reckons the solution is appealing to drivers’ aspirational side. Alex Grant finds out more. Only halfway through his first year as Ford of Britain chairman and managing director, Andy Barratt, may have taken on the role in one of […]
Good morning! Here's the technology news you need to know this Thursday. 1. Twitter reported earnings last night and user growth has stalled. Monthly active users stayed at 320 million. 2. Venture capitalist and Facebook board member Marc Andreessen caused outrage over his comments about colonialism in India. Show More Summary
Good morning! Here's what you need to know on Thursday. 1. Twitter's user growth came to a halt in the fourth quarter, sending the company's shares down as much as 13% before the stock recovered some ground in after-hours trading on Wednesday. 2. Show More Summary
Twitter’s latest update sparks fresh concerns about the social media company’s user growth. ||| San Francisco - Twitter reported its first quarter with no growth in users since it went public, stoking fresh concerns on how long it will...Show More Summary
Twitter had a terrible, horrible, no good very bad earnings day, and unfortunately, the only thing that might save it is a time machine. The company announced that it saw zero growth in its total user count. Excluding SMS-only users, it actually declined from 307 million to 305 million users. Show More Summary
“On Wednesday, after many quarters of slowing user growth, Twitter said its monthly visitors in the fourth quarter totaled 320 million — exactly the same as the company reported in the previous quarter,” reports Mike Isaac in the New York Times. Show More Summary
Facing the challenges of slowing user growth, lower than expected revenue and stuttering new ideas, Twitter faces an uphill battle to get back on track. So what can it do to course correct?
Twitter didn't fly very high in the fourth quarter of 2015. The San Francisco-based company, already facing pressure to grow its user base and value, didn't gain users, though its revenue did meet analysts' expectations. According to...Show More Summary
Moral-watching, all-knowing, punitive gods might have helped human societies grow far beyond small, close-knit groups, a new study shows. Researchers who ran an experiment with a total of 591 people in eight different small-scale societies around the world found that people who believed their deity...
Colonialism is a touchy subject in India. For a very long time, there has been debate in the country around the source of the economic growth or lack thereof. So, when Facebook investor Marc Andreessen tweeted last night that "anti-colonialism has been catastrophic" for the country, you can imagine the backlash that he faced.
Twitter's number of monthly active users stalled, and by some measures shrunk, in the last three months of the year. That's a bad sign for the social networking service, as it tries to rekindle its growth and compete with everyone from Instagram and Facebook to Snapchat. But Twitter management said that user growth was picking back up in January. Show More Summary
Twitter’s Q4 and Full Year 2015 numbers are in, and they’re pretty much as you would expect.
The ‘holy grail’ of dividend growth investing is to find businesses that offer: Growth potential High dividend yields Consistent and safe operations Pedestrians walk past a Verizon Wireless shop in New York, U.S., on Monday, Jan. 18, 2016. Verizon Communications Inc. is scheduled to report fourth-quarter earnings before the opening of U.S. financial markets [...]