A strategic mistake made six years ago by celebrity CEO Ron Johnson continues to haunt popular retailer JC Penney, as evidenced by the ongoing sluggish sales growth and store closings that have made t
Nick McKittrick, 48, who is married with children, will leave the job at the Rightmove annual meeting in May, although he will stay with the firm until the end of June.
Cholamandalam Investment and Finance Company (Cholamandalam)'s focus on the niche segment of light commercial vehicles or LCV lending has made it stand out among peers, and led to a 58 per cent rise i
Hewlett-Packard Enterprise announced its fiscal Q1 results on Thursday, February 23. The results were in line with our expectation, as the company’s revenues declined by 10% year-on-year (4% decline a
Vale reported a sharp year-over-year improvement in both revenue and earnings in the fourth quarter of 2016, as a result of the recovery in commodity prices in the last two months of the year.
Todd Hagopian recently identified five sub-sectors of Biotech poised for the best potential returns under President Trump. Today Todd gives us a deep dive into NASH (Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis), the
The oft-scrutinized for-profit education industry may see less scrutiny in coming years and investors have taken notice. Is this optimism based on speculation about DeVos and Trump's plans for educati
Despite the final guidelines from the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) last month to determine the Place of Effective Management (PoEM) of a company, a few issues remain. The concept of PoEM is an
In a sector wracked with volatility and stock price spikes, Tata Communications has been one of the few telecom stocks which has seen a secular uptrend in prices over the last one year. While business
Spot rubber declined on Friday. The market lost ground following the heavy losses in the global trendsetters. RSS 4 weakened to ?157 (?158.50) a kg, according to traders. The grade dropped to ?158.00
New York March sugar may break a support at 20.10 cents per lb and fall more towards the next support at 19.67 cents, as suggested by its wave pattern and a Fibonacci retracement analysis. The deep .
Until the retailer can prove it can drive positive same store sales and a sustainable margin rate, the turnaround remains teetering on the brink of life support.
In the final months of the Obama administration (August 2016), the Justice Department announced it will end the use of private prisons. In the first month of the Trump administration, the rule was res
In the final months of the Obama administration (August 2016), the Justice Department announced it will end the use of private prisons. In the first month of the Trump administration, the rule was res
Mutual funds (MFs) could emerge as the biggest investors in domestic markets, says Deutsche Bank.It says domestic investors' flow into equities-mostly through MFs-could average Rs 140,000 crore ($20 b
To tap upbeat investor sentiment, two small and medium enterprises (SMEs) —— Akash Infra Projects and RMC Switchgears —— will come out with their initial public offerings next week to raise about Rs
Despite effort, India hasn't succeeded in making an inroad into Chinese sesame seed and groundnut markets, due to a tariff barrier.Exporters have asked the ministry of commerce and industry for review
What if there was an investment philosophy which focused on companies that are “doing the right” thing? Just as important - can this philosophy provide a return over the long run?
The 72 per cent state-owned bank posted losses of £1billion more than analysts had expected highlighting the huge challenges the Governement faces in privatising the bank.
Avenue Supermarts Ltd will take subscriptions for its initial public offering of up to Rs 1,870 crore ($280.42 million) on March 8-10 with the listing likely to take place on March 21, the supermarke
Jagran Prakashan, the publisher of Hindi daily Dainik Jagran, today said its subsidiary Music Broadcast Ltd (MBL) has received regulatory approval of the DRHP for a proposed Rs 400 crore initial publ
The 72 per cent state-owned bank posted losses of £1billion more than analysts had expected highlighting the huge challenges the Governement faces in privatising the bank.
Oil prices held gains on Friday on data showing US stockpiles rose for a seventh straight week but at a pace that was well below expectations, and news of oil being sold out of storage in Southeast A
The dollar clawed back some ground on Friday after skidding to a two-week low against the yen, but was still on track for weekly losses after the Federal Reserve meeting minutes disappointed dollar b
Gold prices held steady on Friday near 3-1/2-month highs hit in the previous session amid tempered expectations of a US rate hike in March and as investors awaited clarity on President Donald Trump's
US oil prices fell on Friday after government data released late in the previous session showed stockpiles rose last week for a seventh straight week, although losses were muted as inventory growth w
Asian shares took a breather on Friday, hovering just below 1-1/2-year highs as investors braced for a potentially wobbly session after US President Donald Trump called China “grand champions” of cur
MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was down 0.1 percent in early trade after four straight days of gains while Japan's yen-sensitive Nikkei was off 0.7 percent.
Indian share, bond, and FX markets will be closed on Friday on the account of Maha Shivaratri. Trading will resume on Monday.The broader NSE share index rose 0.1 per cent to 8,939.5, its highest clos
A microbrewery has accused the Dutch firm of excluding smaller brewers from supermarkets and bars in Greece and using exclusivity agreements to force publicans to stock its brands.
Shares of Nordstrom are climbing in after-hours Thursday trading, but unlike earlier-month stock pops, the catalyst for the move has little to do with the president or his daughter: the retailer repor
It is going to be tough for domestic steel companies to maintain their toplines in coming quarters. With local demand for the industrial commodity not picking up on expected lines and government prote
Gaming giant Activision Blizzard‘s stock has rallied by almost 60% in the last year following strong results in all four quarters of the last fiscal year. The company’s performance was particularly im
Reports suggest that Facebook’s is in talks with Major League Baseball to live stream one game per week on its platform. Both Facebook and Twitter are looking at live sports as a key catalyst to drive
Randy Swan: In 1997 I designed and created the Swan Defined Risk Strategy (DRS) to manage risk directly using options to hedge out most of the market risk. Philosophically, we don't believe in market
India Inc is increasingly opting for the 'tender route' buyback instead of the traditional 'open market' route. Between 2006 and 2014, nearly 80 per cent of the buybacks were done through the 'open ma
Maybe I’ve missed a few, but I can't find 400 hitters in the Icahn, Soros and Bill Ackman crowd. Aggressive stock pickers like Carl Icahn and Bill Ackman doggedly run highly compressed portfolios in o
One of the reasons why the Street was sceptic about smaller non-banking finance companies (NBFCs) was whether their stocks were getting rerating ahead of fundamentals. The note ban period between Nove
CESC has seen its share price almost doubled in past one year from lows of Rs 421.70 in last February, or rise over 25 per cent in the last one month, to Rs 856.20. Improving prospects in the business
The Centre’s move to divest 5 per cent stake in BEL (earlier Bharat Electronics), out of its overall shareholding of 74.41 per cent, received an overwhelming response with the issue getting oversub..
The increase in rubber production continues and the production of natural rubber (NR) in January shows an increase of 26.93 per cent as compared to the same period last year. January production s...
Even as the latest projection places Indian pepper production in 2017 much below earlier estimates, spot pepper prices in the country have fallen by ?7,700 a quintal in five weeks. The spot prices...
Yesterday, our analysts parsed 56 filings and collected 7,941 data points. In total, they made 1,335 adjustments with a dollar value of $351 billion. In particular, analyst Hunter Gray found an unusua
Amidst low arrivals, grainier tea varieties were dearer by ?3 to ?5 at the Kochi auctions following export enquiries. However, there was some resistance on teas of ?150 and above in Sale No 8. These
Jeera traded down on rising arrival of new jeera crop. About 12,000 bagsarrived in Unjha mandi of Gujarat and price moved down by ?20 to ?3,300-3,7,00 per 20 kg. At Rajkot APMC, jeera arrival repor..
Sluggish trend continued in oils and oil seeds on slack physical demand, weak global cues and increased arrival of new mustard seeds across the country with soy refineddeclining to ?662-65 for 10 kg.
“The price of the coconut oil is in the fluctuation status. Few days back it sold above ?1,800 a quantity of fifteen kilogram loose pack and couple of days back it sold at ?1,780 . Today it sold at .
Edible oils witnessed bearish trend on Thursday tracking weak futures, recovery in rupee amid absence of fresh bulk demand. On BCE imported palmolein and soya oil declined by Rs2 each. All other edib
Goa Carbon on Thursday said it has temporarily shut its plant in Bilaspur, Chhattisgarh, from Wednesday. In an exchange filing, the company said it does not see any financial impact from the shutdown
The lead futures contract on the Multi Commodity Exchange (MCX) has been stuck in a narrow range between ?150 and ?155 a kg in the past week. A breakout on either side of ?150 or ?155 will decide the
Mercator on Thursday said its step-down subsidiary Mercator Offshore Pte has concluded the sale of its floating production unit. The proceeds will be used towards repayment of high-cost debt and for
Spot rubber finished lower reacting closely to the global declines on Thursday. RSS 4 weakened to ?158.50 (?160) a kg according to the Rubber Board. The grade slid to ?155.50 (?157). March futures d.
Varun Beverages on Thursday said it has increased its stake in Varun Beverages (Zambia) Ltd to 90 per cent from 60 per cent, as it has confidence in the growth prospects of the subsidiary in a fast-g
About half-a-dozen companies will announce their results for the three-month and nine-month periods ending December 2016, between Friday and Monday. Among these are Tantia Constructions (February 24)
OnMobile has approved a new corporate structure with Francois-Charles Sirois as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. It has also approved the resignation of Rajiv Pancholy as Managing Director and C
Ruby Mills has said that its processing unit at Kharsundi village, Khalapur, Maharashtra, has got permission from the Maharashtra Pollution Control Board to restart operations immediately. The unit w
Telenor India is the latest telecom provider to hit the exit button, with consolidation, hastened by Reliance Jio's (RJio) aggressive pricing, leaving weaker players little other option. Last month, I
Netflix appears to be increasing its focus on consumer products. A Bloomberg report suggests that the company is looking to hire an executive to oversee the licensing of shows for books, toys and comi
J C Penney is expected to earn $0.62/share on $3.97 billion in revenue. Meanwhile, the so-called Whisper number is $0.64. The Whisper number is the Street's unofficial view on earnings.
J C Penney is expected to earn $0.62/share on $3.97 billion in revenue. Meanwhile, the so-called Whisper number is $0.64. The Whisper number is the Street's unofficial view on earnings.
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