US core capital goods orders unexpectedly drop in December

US core capital goods orders unexpectedly drop in December

The data pointed to a further slowdown in business spending on machinery and non-defense equipment. The December report was delayed by a 35-day shutdown of the federal government that ended on Jan. 25. The Commerce Department said the “processing and data...
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Onalaska – Small Town in Big Bizjet Business

Onalaska – Small Town in Big Bizjet Business

Onalaska, Texas small town with 2,755 inhabitants, has 1,000 registered bizjets, but no airport. WFAA TV station, has revealed this mystery and investigation found planes were registered to two post office boxes in Onalaska. WFAA said Onalaska had more regi...
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Top Managers of 10 Hedge Funds Gained $7.7 Billion

Top Managers of 10 Hedge Funds Gained $7.7 Billion

The year 2018 was one of the worst for most of the mutual and hedge funds. Unable to recognize the “Bubble of everything”, most of the funds lost 12 to 25% of their NAV. Despite the unfavorable developments in the...
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Emirates ordered 40 A330-900, 30 A350-900, Airbus to finish A380 production

Emirates ordered 40 A330-900, 30 A350-900, Airbus to finish A380 production

Emirates has today agreed to order 40 twin-engined Airbus A330-900 and 30 twin-engined new-generation Airbus A350-900 aircrafts. The total value of the order according to catalog prices is $21.4 billion. Airlines, however, usually receive large discounts from ...
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Nissan earnings up, outlook dim

Nissan earnings up, outlook dim

Japanese carmaker Nissan Motor raised quarterly operating profit by a quarter to 103.3 billion yen (about $ 890 million). Profit, however, did not meet the expectations of analysts and the carmaker reduced the year-round view. Nissan also announced that it...
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TSMC at full steam ahead to 7nm volume production in March

TSMC at full steam ahead to 7nm volume production in March

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) expects to start production at an industrial level of 7nm at the end of March, ASML, which supplies EUV (extreme UV) lithography equipment, wants to supply 30 EUV systems in 2019. Of the sets to...
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TUI has widened quarterly losses

TUI has widened quarterly losses

TUI Group – largest travel company in the world, associating 1,600 travel agencies, reported a sharp deterioration in economic results. Its loss increased to 83.6 million euros ($ 94.34 million) in the last quarter of the year (the first fiscal...
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Free-Falling Freight Rates Spell Trouble For Shipping

Free-Falling Freight Rates Spell Trouble For Shipping

In the alternative media false articles were made about “Dry Baltic Index” as “container ship rent rate” etc. These are the creations of half-educated new generation journalists. The Baltic Dry Index is not about container ships, it is ...
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Tata Steel Q3 profit surges 53% YoY and Tata Motors shares plunge most in 26 years after record loss

Tata Steel Q3 profit surges 53% YoY and Tata Motors shares plunge most in 26 years after record loss

Tata Steel Q3 profit surges 53% YoY to Rs 1,751 crore, India business revenue up 10%. The revenue has risen 23% to Rs 41,219 crore vs. Rs 33,446.6 crore last year. EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization) rose 18% to...
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The South African President has promised to save the Eskom and divide it into 3 entities

The South African President has promised to save the Eskom and divide it into 3 entities

South African power plants Eskom, which produce 95% of electricity in South Africa, are facing $ 30 billion in debt. South African President Cyril Ramaphos announced that Eskom will be divided into three entities. Utility holding Eskom consists of 3...
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ArcelorMittal profit up, launches negligible buyback

ArcelorMittal profit up, launches negligible buyback

ArcelorMittal (symbol: MT) said Thursday that its net profit rose in the Q4 and launched a $113.4 million share buyback. The Luxemburg-based steelmaker reported a quarterly net profit of $1.19 billion, up from $1.04 billion a year earlier, due in part...
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Ford sales rise about 7% in January, GM down 7%

Ford sales rise about 7% in January, GM down 7%

Ford and GM are no longer announcing monthly sales but Bloomberg sources say Ford was up about 7% and GM down about 7%. Earlier Volkswagen was reported down 6.7% so the consumer is looking a tad soft to start the...
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Tata group is India’s most valuable brand

Tata group is India’s most valuable brand

At $19.5 billion, Tata group is India’s most valuable brand. The value of the brand Tata has soared 37 per cent to $19.5 billion in 2019, helping the conglomerate break into the top-100 in a global brands list. The salt-to-software...
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Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley asked to cancel trades after $58 billion flash crash

Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley asked to cancel trades after $58 billion flash crash

Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley asked some counterparties to cancel or amend trades in Jardine Matheson Holdings Ltd, after a $US41 billion ($SG58 billion) flash crash on Thursday saw shares change hands far below the market level, according to people...
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Hyundai Motor suffers first net loss in 8 years as China sales skid 23%

Hyundai Motor suffers first net loss in 8 years as China sales skid 23%

Hyundai Motor Q4 net loss 129.8 Billion won vs profit expected Company’s China vehicle sales slide 23% in Q4 Analysts skeptical of strong Hyundai earnings recovery this year South Korea’s Hyundai Motor surprised the market on Thursday by posting it...
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