Hundreds of millions of users, especially in developing markets, don’t own high-end smartphones and can’t afford fast data plans to enjoy much of anything on the web. Google has been exploring multiple ways to better serve this segment of the user base. It has tried partnerships to make the internet more affordable to tens of millions of users. It has worked with smartphone makers to bring reliable Android experience to cheap smartphones. In fact, it’s currently working on a project with telecom operator Jio Platforms in India to further lower the price point for decent Android experience. For … Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio — Nathan Klein always knew he wanted to have his own ceramics business, but just in the past month decided to quit his full-time job to pursue his dream.
What You Need To Know
- 170,000 Ohioans started their own business in 2020
- Nathan Klein quit his full-time marketing job to pursue his dream job of opening his ceramics business
- Klein studied ceramics at the Ohio State University and even traveled to China to learn the craft
- Now, Klein creates his pieces full-time from his basement studio
Klein has always loved ceramics, he even studied it in college at
Beaten-Up Bulls Point to Rates Rising for ‘Right Reasons’
(Bloomberg) — With Tesla Inc. leading another selloff in momentum darlings amid rising bond yields, some investors are fearful that this means the 11-month bull market is in trouble.The spike in yields in the past week has certainly rattled nerves across assets. At the stock market’s fringe, where signs of excess have become obvious, investors are bailing. Tesla was down more than 10% as of 10 a.m. in New York after an 8.6% drop Monday. Bitcoin tumbled as much as 18%.Viewed more broadly, though, rates remain relatively low. When compared
In 2020, the pandemic was far from the only burden weighing on the insurance industry. Catastrophe claims, for example, were also notable and appeared to drain many companies’ resources in a period where their coffers were already strained by expenses brought on by COVID-19. QBE was one of the companies that was impacted on both ends (CATs and COVID) during 2020, posting an underwriting loss of $869 million, an insurance loss of $727 million, and a staggering net loss after income tax of $1.52 billion. By comparison, QBE reported a net profit after income tax for 2019 that totalled $550
Check out the companies making headlines before the bell:
Home Depot (HD) – The home improvement retailer beat quarterly estimates by 3 cents with earnings of $2.65 per share. Revenue came in above estimates as well. Comparable store sales jumped 24.5% during the fourth quarter, more than the 19.2% consensus estimate of analysts polled by FactSet. Home Depot is not providing 2021 guidance, however, due to pandemic-related uncertaint. Shares fell 2.7% premarket.
Macy’s (M) – The retailer reported an adjusted quarterly profit of 80 cents per share, well above the 12 cent consensus estimate, with revenue also coming in above
The Teton Regional Economic Coalition and Chamber of Commerce are beefing up programming in support of local businesses and the community.
In addition to virtually reviving our monthly mixers and business education sessions in March, we’ve re-opened the Teton Geo Center with a new photography and glass exhibit, “Find Your Light.”
TREC manages the Idaho Travel and Tourism Grant, which brings more than $140,000 into the valley to support local and regional events. The grant helps fund everything from the Dutch Oven Cook-off in Tetonia to Music on Main in Victor, ensuring that our valley remains vibrant, active,
2 Stocks Trading at Rock-Bottom Prices; Analysts Say ‘Buy’
We’re in a volatile period right now, as stocks slipping after starting the year on a strong note. Big Tech, which boomed during the pandemic lockdowns and the move to remote work, is leading the declines. Investors have taken the measure of the vaccination programs, and now, in fueled by both a belief and a hope that economies will soon return to a more normal footing, they are seeking out those stocks that will gain we revert to a ‘pre-corona’ market situation. There is also inflation to take into account.