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  • McDonald's plans to nearly double restaurants in China

    August 8, 2017 3:20 PM 24

    NEW YORK -- McDonald's will nearly double the number of restaurants in China in the next five years, eventually surpassing Japan as the hamburger chain's second-biggest market outside the U.S. The company expects to have 4,500 restaurants in China by 2022, up from 2,500. With fewer people eating at U.S. locations, it hopes to grow sales in China by double

  • Osram Licht AG (OSR) PT Set at €86.00 by UBS AG

    August 8, 2017 11:03 AM 18

    UBS AG set a €86.00 ($101.18) target price on Osram Licht AG (FRA:OSR) in a report released on Thursday, July 27th, www.boersen-zeitung.de reports. The brokerage currently has a buy rating on the stock. A number of other research firms have also commented on OSR. Deutsche Bank AG set a €80.00 ($94.12) price target on Osram Licht AG and gave the stock

  • Aperio Group LLC Decreases Stake in Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc. (POT)

    August 7, 2017 11:35 PM 10

    Potash Corp Sask Inc now has $14.89 billion valuation. (NYSE:POT) (TSE:POT) by 24.1% during the second quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Two analysts have made estimates for Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan's earnings. Since February 21, 2017, it had 1 insider purchase, and 14 insider sales

  • Cybersecurity researcher Marcus Hutchins remains jailed in Las Vegas

    August 7, 2017 7:54 PM 11

    An official says a British cybersecurity researcher remains jailed in Nevada, a day before he's due to face charges in federal court in Milwaukee that he created and distributed malicious software designed to steal banking passwords. Southern Nevada Detention Center spokeswoman Kayla Gieni said Monday that 23-year-old Marcus Hutchins remains at the facility

  • Netflix buys comic book publisher Millarworld

    August 7, 2017 2:38 PM 10

    NEW YORK -- Netflix says it made its first acquisition, comic book publisher Millarworld, with plans to turn its characters into new films and shows for the video streaming service. Millarworld's graphic novels "Kick-Ass," "Wanted" and "Kingsman" have already been turned into movies by major studios. Los Gatos, California-based Netflix did not disclose

  • Friday Quick Recap of Active Stocks: Gainers – WTW, PDLI, ANET, CARA, HDP, WIFI, SPPI

    August 7, 2017 11:18 AM 12

    Spectrum Pharmaceuticals Inc. (SPPI) last traded at $8.56 up 1.23 (16.78 percent). The company is up 19.04 percent in the last four weeks, up 93.23 percent year-to-date, and up 27.17 percent during the past four quarters. Boingo Wireless Inc. (WIFI) last traded at $18.51 up 3.41 (22.58 percent). The company is up 25.18 percent in the last four weeks

  • Google VP denounces employee's sexist memo on female workers

    August 7, 2017 10:15 AM 20

    LONDON - Google's new head of diversity has rejected an internal commentary from an employee who suggested women don't get ahead in tech jobs because of biological differences. Danielle Brown, who was named a vice-president at the search giant only a few weeks ago, says Google is "unequivocal in our belief that diversity and inclusion are critical to our success

  • How an internal sexist memo revealed Google's struggle with changing culture

    August 7, 2017 10:15 AM 17

    A debate over a memo forwarded internally by a Google employee has triggered a debate over the perception of women as engineers and freedom of speech in the organisation. The employees have taken sides, few of them agreeing to the allegation that women are not good coders like men are, whereas others have rejected this view. The 3000-word memo forced

  • Union blames labour dispute after planes clip wings

    August 6, 2017 10:58 PM 14

    There were no injuries after two passenger airplanes clipped wings at Toronto’s Pearson International Airport but questions are being raised about whether a labour dispute contributed to the incident. An outbound LOT Polish Airlines plane and an inbound Air Canada flight touched wings at the gate around 10:20 p.m. on Saturday, according to According

  • Analysts recommend to Buy Technology Stock: The Trade Desk, Inc. (TTD)

    August 6, 2017 4:39 PM 11

    months average volume stands at 1.3 million. When we divide the last trade volume by the 3-month average volume, we found out a relative volume of 0.32. Analysts have suggested a mean rating of 1.70 on the shares. This is based on a 1-5 numeric scale where Rating Scale: 1.0 Strong Buy, 2.0 Buy, 3.0 Hold, 4.0 Sell, 5.0 Strong Sell. Exact definitions of a “buy” vary by brokerage