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Rising interest rates send US stocks crashing

Rising interest rates send US stocks tumbling

05 October 2018 – U.S. stocks tumbled last night as this week’s spike in U.S. interest rates rippled through global markets. Investors sold high-flying technology and internet stocks and the Nasdaq...

Retailers sink as Amazon raises hourly pay

Retailers sink as Amazon raises hourly pay

03 October 2018 – Retailers sank last night after Amazon said it will raise hourly wages for U.S. employees, and smaller companies continued to stumble. Several big industrial companies rose,...

China manufacturing weakens amid US tariff battle

China Manufacturing Weakens Amid US Tariff Battle

01 October 2018 – Two surveys show China’s manufacturing weakened in September as export demand shrank amid a tariff battle with Washington. The official China Federation of Logistics & Purchasing...

Pricey new iPhones make debut in Japan

Pricey new iPhones make debut in Japan

21 September 2018 – Pricier and bigger new iPhone models made their market debut in Japan today, with the country’s three leading mobile carriers starting sales of the XS...

Apple becomes first trillion-dollar company

Apple becomes first trillion-dollar company

03 August 2018 – Apple is the world’s first publicly traded company to be valued at $1 trillion, the financial fruit of stylish technology that has redefined what we expect...

Bark Capital Partners publishes annual Alternative Investment Survey

Bark Capital Partners publishes annual Alternative Investment Survey

01 August 2018 – Bark Capital Partners today announced the results of its annual Alternative Investment Survey, which was conducted from April 2017 through to April 2018 by the...

Facebook CEO grilled by EU lawmakers over digital monster

Zuckerberg Grilled By EU Lawmakers Over Digital Monster

23 May 2018 – Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg faced tough questions from European Union lawmakers yesterday over what one of them branded Zuckerberg’s “digital monster,” and he apologized for the...

Tesla losses increase on Model 3 delays

Tesla losses increase on Model 3 delays

08 February 2018 – The day after Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk blasted his Tesla Roadster into space, his electric car company’s mounting losses brought him back to Earth...

Apple to respond to US probes into slowdown of old iPhones

Apple To Respond To US Old iPhones Probe

01 February 2018 – Apple is cooperating with U.S. government inquiries into its secret slowdown of older iPhones, further complicating its efforts to move past an issue that irked customers...

Samsung ordered to pay US$11.6m to Huawei over patent case

Samsung ordered to pay US$11.6m to Huawei over patent case

06 April 2017 – A Chinese court has ordered Samsung Electronics’s mainland subsidiaries to pay US$11.60m to Huawei Technologies for patent infringement, the China firm’s first victory against Samsung on...