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Source: DW

German discounters' banana tactics irk Ecuador

Today 11:45 GMT

Send Facebook Twitter google+ Whatsapp Tumblr linkedin stumble Digg reddit Newsvine. According to Fairtrade International,  some discounters said they wanted to push the price down to $4.50 per 18-kilogram crate of bananas.

The aggressive pricing strategy of Aldi and a few other discounters in Germany has meanwhile drawn the ire of German Development Minister Gerd Müller, who is expected to travel to Latin America, including Ecuador, in a couple of weeks to address the issue with local players.

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Source: Common Domain

Get used to wild swings for this stock market, and thank the Fed for that, says analyst

Today 11:44 GMT

While the market tries to decide what the economic and monetary policy trajectory is, ‘the Fed’s data dependency means volatility will be elevated and markets may be subject to wild swings,’” said Shah in emailed comments.

There is the economy, and we’ll get a key Michigan consumer sentiment survey Friday, following that gloomy retail sales that momentarily knocked the market from its perch.

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Source: Common Domain

How Subscription Services Could Charge to the Rescue for Apple Stock, According to an Analyst

Today 10:49 GMT

Apple’s smartphone comeback in China hasn’t gained traction so far, but the cavalry may soon be coming in with new subscription services.

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Source: Fox News

Historic Nantucket lightship goes on sale for whopping $5.2 million

Today 11:45 GMT

“I can either buy that," Mahfouda said, "or for the same price I could buy maybe a 150-foot yacht with two twin turbo super engines and a helicopter pad and a jet ski.”

Congress stationed Nantucket lightships off the shores of Massachusetts, beaming out light from its mast to warn sailors to steer clear. BOSTON  – Back in the 1800s, the rocky shallow waters off of New England's coasts were deadly obstacles mariners dreaded.

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Source: Common Domain

Canopy Growth shows surging pot sales in late-arriving earnings report

Friday 23:39 GMT

The largest pot company by market value, Canopy Growth Corp., reported a 283% increase in quarterly revenue as marijuana became legal in Canada, but earnings were slammed by paper losses, according to a securities filing late Thursday evening.

The ETFMG Alternative Harvest ETF MJ, +0.03%  , which tracks a basket of pot stocks, fell 0.1%, and the Horizons Marijuana Life Sciences Index ETF HMMJ, +0.24%  , gained 0.2%.

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Source: Reuters

Nvidia full-year sales outlook tops analyst views; shares rise

Today 00:34 GMT

(Reuters) - Chip maker Nvidia Corp on Thursday forecast sales for its current fiscal year that topped Wall Street expectations, sending its shares up 8 percent in late trading.

Its shares were up 8 percent to $167.40 in late trading, after closing up 1.09 percent at $154.53 in regular trade on Nasdaq.

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Source: Common Domain

The Morning Download: Google Cloud Boosting Sales Efforts to Catch Amazon, Microsoft

Thursday 03:19 GMT

Among the anomalies in technology is how Google Cloud has managed to lag behind Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Corp.'s Azure in market share for corporate cloud computing.

International Business Machines Corp. announced Tuesday that some Watson AI tools and services will work on rival cloud services such as Microsoft Corp.'s Azure and Amazon Web Services. "With most large organizations storing data across hybrid cloud environments, they need the freedom and choice to apply AI to their data wherever it is stored, said Rob Thomas, general manager, IBM Data and AI, in a press announcement.

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Source: Common Domain

Nvidia stock bounces back after clearing lowered earnings bar

Friday 21:50 GMT

Nvidia Corp. shares rallied in the extended session Thursday after the chip maker topped Wall Street’s lowered earnings expectations for the quarter thanks to server sales, but predicted that revenue would stay flat or fall this year.

The stock has been beaten down since Nvidia first signaled issues with its graphics chips in the last earnings report: IN the past three months, Nvidia shares have dropped 22%, while the S&P 500 index SPX, -0.27% has gained 1.6%, the tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite Index COMP, +0.09%  has risen 4.1%, and the PHLX Semiconductor Index SOX, +0.25%   is up 12.5%.

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Source: Common Domain

Here’s Some Good Apple iPhone News, but There’s a Catch

Friday 15:26 GMT

That could be good news for Apple (ticker: AAPL) investors, though it doesn’t address demand issues in China that have been a major concern this year.

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Source: Common Domain

A$30M Australian Penthouse with Two Pools Finds Buyer

Wednesday 14:31 GMT

A luxury penthouse in Melbourne, Australia, that was asking A$30 million (US$21.2 million), found a buyer last week, according to a news release from the building’s developer, Gurner.

We worked with the successful buyer to design and customize the penthouse with them before formalizing the sale," Mr. Gurner added. The buyer of the home is a family who will relocate from a substantial waterfront mansion in Melbourne, according to Sean Cussell, CEO of Christie’s International’s Victorian affiliate, the agency who handled the sale.

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Source: Reuters

Airbus to scrap A380 superjumbo production as sales slump

Friday 12:41 GMT

Europe’s Airbus is scrapping production of the A380 superjumbo, with lackluster sales forcing it to abandon a dream of dominating the skies with a 21st century cruiseliner.

The prospect of a premature halt to A380 production emerged last month as part of a restructuring of Emirates orders first reported by Reuters.

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Source: Fox News

US retail sales post biggest drop in 9 years in December

Friday 12:41 GMT

U.S. retail sales recorded their biggest drop in more than nine years in December as receipts fell across the board, suggesting a sharp slowdown in economic activity at the end of 2018.

In December, online and mail-order retail sales dropped 3.9 percent, the biggest drop since November 2008, after increasing 2.8 percent in November. Receipts at service stations dived 5.1 percent, the biggest fall since February 2016, reflecting cheaper gasoline prices.

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Source: Reuters

Two tales of a city: Jerusalem tour guided by a Palestinian and an...

Thursday 02:26 GMT

Dave Yedid, 26, a Jewish seminary student from Long Island, New York who came on the tour, said “exactly what differs in the sort of Jewish Zionist narrative versus the Palestinian narrative is something I’ll take home with me.”

On a Jerusalem plaza looking up at the Western Wall and the Dome of the Rock, a crowd gathers in front of two guides, listening attentively, a common sight in a city packed with pilgrims and tourists visiting its religious landmarks.

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Source: Common Domain

Surge in £15 Million Sales Means Little for the Rest of Prime Central London

Wednesday 21:51 GMT

Surging activity for £15 million-plus homes (those priced at US$19.35 million and up) in London contradicts the broad, multi-year slowdown in the city’s home sales, and experts said on Tuesday that the anomaly doesn’t mean much when it comes to the overall health of the market.

"Top-end sales are not key indicators of market conditions as the ultra-wealthy are always able to transcend economies," said William Carrington, chairman of real estate firm LonRes, referring to recent news that super-prime sales soared more than 40% in 2018 compared to the previous year.

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Source: Common Domain

This stock picker continues to outperform by using volatility as a ‘friend’

Wednesday 20:01 GMT

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“That was a great example of using volatility as our friend and not to let the market action dictate my behavior,” she said. So Zhang was buying on weakness, in the $23 to $24 range late in October, before Vista’s deal taking out Apptio at $38 a share was announced Nov. 11.


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