The retail giant’s results showed a 2.7% slide in total sales, while the executive chairman Garry Hounsell tried to lay blame on the weather. But investors have clearly seen an upside.
Snapchat [NYSE:SNAP] has had the slowest user growth it’s ever experienced as its shares drop by 3.01%. They went through a new redesign which many users did not favour. Snapchat struggled to attract new users to its platform, which resulted in the app having a hard time keeping up with its figures from last quarter.
Macquarie Group Limited [ASX:MQG] have recently announced a net profit upgrade scaling to over $2 million dollars for the year. This is an increase of 15% from last year’s net profit figures.
Over the last four years, new CEO Satya Nadella has propelled Microsoft to ever dizzying heights, tripling its share price and finally surpassing its dotcom bubble peak.
Mining giant BHP Billiton Limited [ASX:BHP] has seen a rise by more than 120% in the last two years, prompted by foreign investor interest and stronger commodity prices. At time of writing, the share price is sitting at $34.04.
We’ve got Telstra Corporation Ltd [ASX:TLS] to consider. Its share price declined 6.6% yesterday, after falling nearly 5% the day before. The trigger for the fall was a profit downgrade, followed by a realisation that the company doesn’t have a strategy to deal with the loss of earnings due to the NBN rollout, or increasing competition in mobiles, which is where Telstra has a dominant position.
How can Facebook, Inc. make you spend more time on their platform? They give you a reward for jumping on. This could be a notification, message or friend suggestion. After time, this creates a habit. Jump on Facebook to get a reward.
It’s been a scandalous week for AMP in light of startling confessions to the royal commission, four separate class actions and the hostile media frenzy that has followed.
These conditions caused shares of Telstra [ASX:TLS] to sink by 2.80%, now trading at $2.95.
Here’s a general gist of the headlines over the past week or two… Global capital is flowing out of emerging markets. Bond prices in this sector are falling (meaning yields are rising) along with currencies and equity markets. Argentina has had to jack interest rates up to 40% to protect its currency, and then they still had to bring in the IMF for a bailout package.