Finextra Research news
Broadridge appoints Christopher Perry president, global sales, marketing and client solutions
Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. announced today that Christopher J. Perry will join Broadridge as President of Global Sales, Marketing and Client Solutions in September.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Consumer sentiment in U.S. fell in August to nine-month low
The Thomson Reuters/University of Michigan preliminary sentiment index dropped to 79.2, the lowest since November, from 81.8 in July, according to data issued today.
Smarsh to provide LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter and email archiving services. Smarsh is a provider of hosted archiving solutions for compliance and e-discovery.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
World Week Ahead: Economic reality check
Data to be released in the US and Europe in the days ahead will go a long way to determining whether the threat to global growth will prove transitory, and give investors a green light to push stock prices ever higher.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Consumer Sentiment in U.S. Fell in August to Nine-Month Low
American consumer confidence unexpectedly declined in August to a nine-month low, repressed by stock volatility and gloomy wage growth perceptions.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
South China Morning Post
As silver fix decision nears, LME ties up with Autilla
The London Metal Exchange and technology firm Autilla teamed up on Wednesday to launch a last-minute bid to run the new global silver price benchmark in the closely fought contest to replace the 117-year-old London "fix".
Consumer sentiment likely recovered in month
It's likely that a Friday report will show consumers perked up this month, supported by solid jobs news and lower gas prices, according to a consensus forecast.
Cisco To Cut 6,000 Jobs
Cisco on Wednesday announced earnings for its fiscal fourth quarter that exceeded analyst expectations, but the news was still decidedly mixed, as CEO John Chambers announced plans to layoff 6,000 workers -- 8% of the company's global workforce.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
"Big Data in Capital Markets" Survey Results
Most capital markets firms do not have a big data strategy - early days for data management as a business function NEW YORK: Thomson Reuters, the world's leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals, has today published the results of a commissioned survey 'Big Data in Capital Markets: At the Start of the Journey,' ... (more)
Alteva Rating Lowered to Hold at Lake Street Capital
Alteva traded up 2.03% during mid-day trading on Tuesday, hitting $6.03. 31,151 shares of the company's stock traded hands.
WTAQ-AM Green Bay
International banks struggling to cut Argentina de...
International banks are struggling to reach a deal to buy a chunk of Argentine sovereign debt held by New York hedge funds suing the country, sources close to the negotiations said on Tuesday.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
Exclusive - ValueAct CEO says Valeant does not need to buy Allergan
ValueAct likes a potential combination between Valeant and its takeover target Allergan, but said a drawn-out bidding war for the Botox maker might be too distracting.
Fri Aug 08, 2014
Consolidated Edison Shares Gap Up After Better-Than-Expected Earnings
Consolidated Edison gapped up prior to trading on Friday following a better than expected earnings announcement, Analyst Ratings Network reports.
New York City, Port Authority to both embark on large refinancings
Two heavy-weight refunding deals from the New York region will dominate U.S. municipal bond issuance next week, which will likely total $6.97 billion, according to Thomson Reuters estimates.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
Silicon Alley Insider
Argentine bonds and stocks firm on possible deal to cure default
Argentine bonds and stocks extended gains on Thursday, with news that international banks may be close to a deal to buy debt from holdout creditors, bolstering investor optimism that Latin America's No.3 economy would soon cure its default.
ICE 2Q Earnings Rise Amid NYSE Integration
Intercontinental Exchange Inc on Thursday reported higher second-quarter earnings as the exchange and clearing house operator worked to integrate its $11 billion purchase of the New York Stock Exchange's parent company.
Fashion photos evoking Delhi gang rape spark outrage on social media
NEW YORK A fashion photo shoot, seen as an attempt to glamourise the infamous 2012 gang rape on a Delhi bus, caused such outrage on social media that it was removed from a website, according to media reports.
Wed Aug 06, 2014
ETFS Silver Trust, ETFS Precious Metals Basket Trust & ETFS White...
The London Fix has been the " Benchmark Price " for valuation of silver bullion held by each of the ETFS Silver Trust , the ETFS Precious Metals Basket Trust and the ETFS White Metals Basket Trust .
Apollo Global Management profit climbs 22%
The New York company reported a second-quarter profit of $71.7 million, or 33 cents a Class A share, up from $58.7 million, or 32 cents a share, during the same time period a year ago.
Tue Aug 05, 2014
Thomson Reuters Receives Average Rating of "Hold" from Analysts
Shares of Thomson Reuters have received a consensus recommendation of "Hold" from the twelve brokerages that are covering the company, Analyst Ratings Net reports .