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Markets 2017 saw PC shipments decline for the sixth straight year
Author: 0 2017 saw PC shipments decline for the sixth straight year

Although shipments declined slightly overall last year, it still marked the most stable year the market has seen since 2011, International Data Corp (IDC) said in a report on Thursday last week. For the full year, worldwide shipments dipped 2.8% to 262.54 million units. The fourth quarter results confirmed again that PCs are no longer popular holiday gift items.

Markets OnePlus website hacked? Firm confirms investigation amid card fraud complaints
Author: 0 OnePlus website hacked? Firm confirms investigation amid card fraud complaints

And all this has come to light after the company was notified of the issue when a poll was conducted on the OnePlus forum where users were asked to vote if they had noticed such fraudulent charges on their credit cards. The researchers also suggest that OnePlus's payments page isn't compliant with the UK Cards Association's PCI-DSS standard, contrary to the company's claims.

Markets Compass Capital Management Inc. Buys 6715 Shares of CVS Health Corp (CVS)
Author: 0 Compass Capital Management Inc. Buys 6715 Shares of CVS Health Corp (CVS)

It has underperformed by 41.10% the S&P500. Welch Group Llc increased its stake in Paychex Inc (PAYX) by 1.9% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. CVS has been the topic of a number of recent research reports. Following the completion of the sale, the executive vice president now owns 15,556 shares in the company, valued at $1,166,700.

Markets Ryanair revise baggage coverage in bid to slash delays
Author: 0 Ryanair revise baggage coverage in bid to slash delays

The one cabin bag allowed must not exceed 35x20x20cm in size and "should easily fit under the seat in front of you". The airline has said it wants to reduce the number of flight delays caused by too many customers arriving at the gate with two carry-on bags.

Markets Gem Diamonds Announces Recovery of 910-carat Diamond
Author: 0 Gem Diamonds Announces Recovery of 910-carat Diamond

The new find is classified as a Type IIa diamond, which puts it in the top 1% of the world's finds. The company didn't say how it would sell the diamond, or disclose its worth, but as Bloomberg Quint reports, the precious stone could be worth $US40 million ($50 million ) if it's devoid of large internal defects.

Markets Sensex, Nifty Scale Fresh Record Closing Highs
Author: 0 Sensex, Nifty Scale Fresh Record Closing Highs

Asian shares too hit historic highs on Monday after Wall Street extended its record-breaking run, while the U.S. dollar retreat continued as investors priced in the risk of tighter policies elsewhere in the developed world. However, major sub-indices like that of auto, pharma, IT and finished in the red on an otherwise buoyant day. On the currency front, the Indian rupee strengthened by 14 paise to close at 63.49 against the USA dollar from its previous close at 63.63.

Markets UIDAI now authorises face recognition for Aadhaar authentication
Author: 0 UIDAI now authorises face recognition for Aadhaar authentication

It shall be allowed only in fusion mode along with one more authentication factor combined with either fingerprint or Iris or one time password to be able to successfully authenticate an Aadhaar number holder. The agency added that the number can be produced, replaced or canceled only by the Aadhaar number. To facilitate this authentication service, UIDAI will work with biometric device providers to integrate face modality into the certified registered devices and also may provide standalone ...

Author: 0 Short Interest in Western Digital Corporation (WDC) Grows By 17.5%

Western Digital (NASDAQ:WDC) last released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, October 26th. Teachers Insurance & Annuity Association Of America bought 24,600 shares as the company's stock rose 13.39% with the market. Truepoint has 0.03% invested in The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA). Ntv Asset Management Llc, a West Virginia-based fund reported 69,531 shares. Catawba Va stated it has 1.21% in The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA).

Markets Airbus wins 2017 order race after last-minute sales spree
Author: 0 Airbus wins 2017 order race after last-minute sales spree

Airbus confirmed it had met its core 2017 target of more than 700 deliveries by releasing 718 jets to customers in 2017, up 4 per cent from the previous year despite industrial delays. Emirates is the only airline with enough capacity to take enough planes to keep the program alive, Airbus sales chief John Leahy said Monday in an online presentation.

Markets SoftBank mulls launch of mobile unit IPO this year
Author: 0 SoftBank mulls launch of mobile unit IPO this year

It added: "The listing of SoftBank Corp [the mobile phone subsidiary] shares is one such option, but no decision has been made to officially proceed with this course". That complicated structure and constant stream of new investments has made valuing the company extremely hard and analysts often note that its market value does not accurately reflect the value of its massive holdings.

Markets Oil prices retreat, but set for fourth week of gains By
Author: 0 Oil prices retreat, but set for fourth week of gains By

The markets were strong throughout the week with WTI futures exceeding highs last seen on November 28, 2014, the day after OPEC's decision to cut production in an effort to trim the excess global supply and stabilize prices. Of course it is still winter and the increase of demand is responsible for the increase of the prices. These levels of US crude oil output are expected to continue increasing in 2019 to an average of 10.8 million b/d.

Markets Europe see off Asia to retain EurAsia Cup
Author: 0 Europe see off Asia to retain EurAsia Cup

Belgium's Thomas Pieters earned the winning point with a one-hole victory over Byeong Hun An. Despite the recovery, the early struggles of Bjorn's team in Malaysia underline the impression that... "It's always nice to get the winning point", Pieters said. "Then played pretty poorly during the middle, then made a couple of very good birdies", Pieters said after his winning point.

Markets Wells Fargo & Co Reaffirms
Author: 0 Wells Fargo & Co Reaffirms "Buy" Rating for Micron Technology (MU)

It has underperformed by 14.23% the S&P500. (NASDAQ:MU). Moreover, Ameritas Investment Prtn has 0.07% invested in Micron Technology, Inc. The institutional investor held 235,100 shares of the technology company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $9.25M, down from 537,500 at the end of the previous reported quarter.

Author: 0 Amazon.com (AMZN) Receives "Buy" Rating from SunTrust Banks

It closed at $46.61 lastly. It is up 0.00% since January 13, 2017 and is. It has underperformed by 6.20% the S&P500. Philippe Laffont increased its stake in Amazon Com Inc ( AMZN ) by 0.57% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC.

Markets GKN reject takeover bid that values the company at £7bn
Author: 0 GKN reject takeover bid that values the company at £7bn

The firm issued a profit warning in October over problems at its aerospace division. A second large writedown at the aerospace division in November saw the departure of chief executive-designate Kevin Cummings , the head of the aerospace division who had been set to take over the top job this month.

Author: 0 Here's how analysts see Barclays PLC (LON:BARC) after this past week

Shore Capital reissued a "hold" rating on shares of IG Group in a research note on Tuesday, December 5th. Therefore 64% are positive. Jupiter Fund Management plc had 170 analyst reports since July 29, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Its down 0.16, from 1.04 in 2017Q2. It increased, as 51 investors sold AKAM shares while 138 reduced holdings. Franklin Inc invested in 0% or 10,581 shares.

Markets Martin O'Neill turns down the chance to manage Stoke City
Author: 0 Martin O'Neill turns down the chance to manage Stoke City

Former Watford manager Quique Sanchez Flores has also been linked this week but the Potters board will have to negotiate a fee with Spanish side Espanyol given that he is still under contract with them until summer 2019. Stoke need organising, they need something because they're down in the bottom three and it's such a fantastic club. So to possibly step out in the league for Stoke City in a game against Manchester United is incredible - it is very exciting.