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What does Apple have planned next – Pink iPhones & a Netflix-killer?

Apple is wanting to hold one of its general media occasions on Wednesday, September 9 in San Francisco, California. Despite the fact that the current week’s occasion is relied upon to concentrate on the introduction of the cutting edge iPhone, there are a lot of bits of gossip about precisely what this new model will • Read More »


The FTSE ended Thursday modestly higher on the back of strong corporate results from heavyweights in various sectors, including the likes of Shell, RBS and Astrazeneca.

The FTSE ended Thursday modestly higher on the back of strong corporate results from heavyweights in various sectors, including the likes of Shell, RBS and Astrazeneca. This was despite the US Federal Reserve’s decision to leave the door open to possible rate increases in September which, which could add to the pressure on the Bank • Read More »


Most European markets closed firmer on Thursday as investors weighed German and US data along with upbeat company earnings reports.

Most European markets closed firmer on Thursday as investors weighed German and US data along with upbeat company earnings reports. Germany’s harmonized consumer price index rose an annualized 0.1% in July, in line with the previous month and forecasts. The German unemployment rate held steady at 6.4% in July. However, the number of unemployed people • Read More »


Dow Jonesin a choppy session after data

Stocks in the US finished little changed on Thursday’s in a choppy session after data showed the economy picked up its pace in the second quarter, leaving the Federal Reserve on track to raise interest rates as soon as September and weekly jobless claims remained near their lowest level in decades. Economic activity in the • Read More »


Google Wants To Be Your Phone Carrier

Google is getting into the cellphone business. There have been various reports of Google teaming up with Sprint and T-Mobile to offer wireless services to customers. Google would become a reselling service using both networks to “piggy-back” their service. This will expand Google’s reach in becoming the top choice for everything consumers do.