Category archives: Business

They make HOW much? Interactive infographic reveals astonishing amount top tech companies earn per second - and Samsung tops the list with £4,051

Site compares BlackBerry to Facebook, Microsoft, Apple and Samsung Earnings per second are based on each firm’s official quarterly revenue As each second passes on the site, the amount increases in real-time Samsung tops the list, Apple is in second, while BlackBerry earns the least In the five seconds it has taken you to read this sentence, Samsung has earned a staggering $32,430. This converts to £20,200 and is what […]

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Indian stock market hits record high

India’s main stock index, the Sensex, has hit a record high, propelled by an increased inflow of foreign capital. The index reached 21,293.88 early on Friday, surpassing its previous high of 21,206 set during the stock market boom of 2008, before closing at 21,196.81. The rise marks a remarkable turn around from two months earlier, when foreign investors were pulling out money from the country amid worries over growth. However, […]

 
 
 

Missile doors left open while Air Force nuclear officer slept

STORY HIGHLIGHTS Two disciplined for leaving silo blast doors open Air Force says security was not compromised Disclosure follows firing of two-star general In another public embarrassment for the Air Force’s nuclear missile program, two crew members were disciplined earlier this year for leaving silo blast doors open while they were on duty in an underground facility housing nuclear missiles. The incidents, first reported by the Associated Press, were confirmed […]

DON'T MISS 1 - 6 of 10 10 things you need to know about Black money

India will now be able to track black money held in Swiss bank accounts.  Switzerland has finally agreed to share information on funds held in its banks to fight tax evasion and concealment of illicit funds. Switzerland has been under severe pressure to co-operate with countries across the world and divulge data on funds parked in Swiss banks. Swiss banks are known to have strict client confidentiality clause and hence […]

London Property Has Become A New Global Reserve Currency

London house prices rose 7.1% from a year earlier in August, significantly higher than the 1.3% year-over-year rise in prices across the rest of England and Wales. In a weekend New York Times opinion piece, London-based journalist Michael Goldfarb describes a trend of neighbors relocating from London to other metropolitan areas in Great Britain due to soaring housing prices. “This is what happens when property in your city becomes a […]

Iran nuclear stand-off: Key talks to begin in Geneva

World powers are set to begin two days of talks in Geneva with Iran on its controversial nuclear programme, but no major breakthrough is expected. Iran’s foreign minister said he hoped a “roadmap” could be reached, describing the process as “time-consuming”. Iran’s new President Hassan Rouhani, who is seen as a relative moderate, has said he wants a deal within six months. The West suspects Iran is seeking to achieve […]

US borrowing crisis 'days away' from danger, says World Bank head

The president of the World Bank, Jim Yong Kim, has warned that the United States is just “days away from a very dangerous moment” because of the government’s borrowing crisis. He urged US policymakers to reach a deal to raise the government’s debt ceiling before Thursday’s deadline. The US Treasury will start to run short of funds if no agreement is reached for it to borrow on financial markets. Mr […]

How the world sees the U.S. shutdown

As the U.S. government shutdown enters its second week, it is not just Americans wondering when the stalemate will be over – around the world, politicians and commentators have been weighing in with their take on how the U.S. got here, what happens next, and whether their own countries should be worried. GPS Digital Producer Jason Miks selects some of the highlights. U.S. has been living far beyond its tax […]

Q&A: What is the US debt ceiling?

The debt ceiling is a cap on the total amount the US government can borrow, set by US lawmakers. The current debt limit of $16.699 trillion was reached in May. Since then the US Treasury has been using what are called extraordinary measures to keep paying the bills. Why does the US government need to borrow so much? If you compare borrowing to the size of the US economy, it […]