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Toronto stock market sheds over 200 points

TORONTO – North American markets delivered a “dose of reality” to investors Thursday, with the S&P/TSX composite index and the Dow Jones industrials both plunging well over 200 points. 595 more words

Money

Uber valuations of Internet companies

I think it is high time that Wall Street returned to the fundamentals of evaluating the Internet companies. Fundamentals like ROI, revenue per capita, income per capita, and opportunity cost etc. 376 more words

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Could Tesco’s inflated profits have been caused by a hacker?


That’s a pretty far flung suggestion, but after my conversation with a “grey hacker” (that’s someone that works on the good side and also a little on the bad side) I’m not sure it’s so far-fetched. 512 more words

The Future Direction of Democratic Debate

Throughout the referendum campaign – and over the past few weeks in particular – the focus of almost every major news outlet in Britain has been on the activity of international financial markets and statements issued by senior figures in multinational corporations. 1,621 more words

Scotland

Finance and the Referendum

An interesting study has been performed which shows that people provided with more information are more inclined to vote Yes.  I had not long finished reading that when I checked how the BBC are covering events and found that the referendum had prime slot with the headline ‘ 824 more words

Politics

Alibaba's IPO: The New Kid on the US Trading Block

Investors are more hyped than usual this week, with all eyes on Alibaba’s much-anticipated US IPO.

As the company many think of as the Chinese equivalent of Amazon and eBay, Alibaba has blown past those two competitors in terms of revenue, business ingenuity, and services offered. 340 more words

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Why Should You Buy Shares of Tesla Stock?

As the American auto industry slowly climbs towards recovery, there is one company that outshines all others in terms of innovation, popularity, and stock value. If you guessed that it’s Tesla Motors, the newest player on the US auto stage, you’re right. 483 more words

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