Comfort Systems USA, Inc (“FIX”, or the “company”) provides mechanical contracting services, primarily HVAC, plumbing, as well as off-site construction, electrical, monitoring and fire protection. The company has performed well over the last several years, with good revenue growth and margin expansion. FIX and its peers have spoken about increased demand for their products....More>>>
Italy’s biggest bank plans to raise 13 billion ($13.8 billion) and slash thousands of jobs to shore up its finances.
The sweeping overhaul announced Tuesday by UniCredit SpA will push the total number of expected job losses at the Milan-based bank to 14,000 by 2019. That’s about 10% of its employees.
The job cuts will reduce costs by 1.1 billion ($1.2 billion).
Counselor to President, Kellyanne Conway, pictured here as she prepared to appear on the Sunday morning show Meet The Press, from the north lawn at the White House on January 22, 2017. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
When President Donald Trump used his Twitter accounts to go after Nordstrom for dropping his daughter’s line of branded clothes and shoes, he raised conflict of interest....More>>>
Resolute Forest Products (NYSE:RFP) is primarily involved in Newsprints, Specialty Papers, Wood Products and Market Pulp. As the downturn in global commodities intensified, RFP was not spared as all four of the company’s business segments got hit. Management has concentrated on lowering the cost of every segment but these actions were not enough to compensate for the deterioration of prices....More>>>
One of the major advantages of using Apple Inc. (NSDQ:AAPL) products is how well they work together. They seamlessly transition between each other, making it easier for the consumer to use multiple products at once. For example, AirDrop makes it easier to transfer stuff from your iPhone to your Mac and vice versa or receiving calls from your computer when your iPhone is far away or sending and receiving....More>>>
A luxury hotel in Austria pays ransom — for the fourth time — when hackers keep the keycards of guests out of their ritzy rooms.
The San Francisco transit system resists the urge to buy its way out of a hack that kidnaps its light-rail system, leaving strap-hangers unhinged.
A premier computer college in the United States stages a dramatic demonstration: It hacks the water....More>>>
Shares of Control4 (NASDAQ:CTRL), a leading provider of automation and networking systems for homes and businesses that boasts products to personalize control of music, video, lighting, comfort, security, and communications as an entire premium smart home system, are soaring 20% higher on Friday as of 1:40 p.m. EST.
The surge in price was fueled by the company’s....More>>>
The stock market has a problem.
It has become dependent on new money from those companies buying back their own stock.
The amount of money coming into the market from this source is huge.
This year $700 billion will be spent by public companies on share buy-backs, according to a research report published earlier this month by Goldman Sachs. Last year the total for buybacks was....More>>>
The Q3 2016 earnings report for small capproppant and fracking stock CARBO Ceramics Inc (NYSE: CRR)is scheduled for before the market opens onThursday(October 27th). Anything remotely related to fracking was hit hard by the oil bust with a technical chart for CARBO Ceramics still showing shares trending downward:
A long term performance chart shows shares of CARBO Ceramics performing much....More>>>
Donald Trump won the presidency because he was able to tap into the “ugly mood” of the American electorate.
That’s according to Niall Ferguson, a prominent historian who quit the U.K. nearly five years ago in search a higher intellectual quality of life in the United States.
“[Trump] has personified a great many feelings of resentment against the status quo,”....More>>>