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Dividends per share (DPS) is the sum of all dividends a company pays out over a fiscal year divided by the number of outstanding shares. It is used to share a company’s profits with its shareholders. Causes of Decreased Dividends per Share Some of the reasons a company’s DPS may decrease include reinvestment in a
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The Nigerian city of Lagos has declared a 24-hour curfew after violence marred mass protests against police brutality that have erupted across the country in recent days and brought Africa’s largest city to a standstill. With riot police about to be deployed nationwide, governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Tuesday afternoon imposed a curfew on Lagos state
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Basel III—also referred to as the Third Basel Accord or Basel Standards—is a 2009 international regulatory accord that introduced a set of reforms designed to improve the regulation, supervision, and risk management within the international banking sector. Basel III required that banks maintain proper leverage ratios and keep certain levels of reserve capital on hand.
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European equities struggled for traction on Tuesday as anxiety grew about the economic cost of the pandemic and the short timeframe for US lawmakers to approve further fiscal stimulus before November’s election. After ending Monday lower, the region-wide Stoxx 600 share index was flat in early trading, while Frankfurt’s Xetra Dax slipped 0.2 per cent
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Dow component The Procter & Gamble Company (PG) reports fiscal first quarter 2021 earnings in Tuesday’s pre-market, with analysts expecting a profit of $1.42 per share on revenue of $18.4 billion. The stock gapped up to a new high in July after beating fourth quarter 2020 estimates and raising guidance, and it has added another
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Dow component Intel Corporation (INTC) reports third quarter 2020 earnings this week after stumbling in July, beating second quarter estimates but lowering guidance due to delays in the rollout of the company’s 7nm-based CPUs. The stock fell 16% after the news, battered by shareholder disappointment and at least seven Wall Street downgrades. The decline stretched
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CNBC’s Jim Cramer said on Monday that “we’re in some wacko market” because normally chasing stay-at-home stocks trading at off-the-charts multiples to sales would not make sense, but now the market is rewarding investors who do so. Cramer cited Zoom Video Communications at about 50 times sales and cloud company Snowflake at about 100 times
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President Emmanuel Macron’s government has launched a crackdown on Islamists in France after the decapitation of a history teacher by a Chechen Muslim refugee, questioning dozens of militants suspected of promoting violence and announcing plans to ban radical organisations.  “Islamists should not be able to sleep easy in our country,” Mr Macron said after an
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Any lingering doubts about the wave of consolidation engulfing the US oil and gas industry were put to rest by ConocoPhillips’ all stock deal for Concho Resources on Monday. Valued at $13.3bn including debt, this is not only the year’s biggest deal but the third major transaction in the US shale industry in under three
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The year 2020 has brought a lot of surprises: a global pandemic, an economic downturn, millions of jobs lost, and withdrawal of American leadership from the global stage. But it hasn’t slowed down the initial public offering (IPO) momentum and those looking to profit from IPOs. Key Takeaways This year’s record IPO activity could rival
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China’s economy expanded 4.9 per cent year on year in the third quarter as industrial growth powered the country’s recovery from the coronavirus pandemic. The expansion in gross domestic product missed expectations but was well ahead of a 3.2 per cent increase in the second quarter and represented a sharp turnround from a historic decline
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George Russell in Hong Kong Switzerland’s executive body, the Federal Council, on Sunday introduced new restrictions to counter what it called a “rapid rise in coronavirus infections”. From Monday, gatherings of more than 15 persons are prohibited, while wearing masks is compulsory in “publicly accessible indoor areas”, including in all railway stations, airports and at
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American Funds has been offering mutual funds since 1934. Based in Los Angeles, it is a subsidiary of global asset manager Capital Group. Capital Group is America’s seventh-largest asset management firm with assets under management (AUM) of $1.7 trillion, as of June 2020. It provides wealth management and financial advisory services to high net-worth individuals,
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Europe’s economy is sliding towards a double-dip recession, with economists warning that rising coronavirus infections and fresh government restrictions on people’s movement are likely to cut short the region’s recent recovery. Germany, France, the UK, Italy, Spain and the Netherlands have all announced measures in the past week to contain the second wave of Covid-19
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Evan Spiegel, CEO and co-founder of Snap Inc. Adam Galica | CNBC With earnings season gathering pace, now is the time to re-evaluate your portfolio. However, in such an unpredictable environment, investors need to be particularly savvy when making critical investing decisions. “Markets are now hoping for (and trading on) a smooth election, a big
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Since July’s agreement by EU leaders to establish a €750bn coronavirus recovery package funded by borrowing, investors have been preparing for the arrival of Brussels as a major force in bond markets. That shift begins in earnest as soon as this week with the bloc due to sell the first bond under its separate €100bn
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Key Takeaways All five franchises on this list belong to American professional sports leagues. Out of the five franchises, three of them play in the NBA. The most valuable sports franchise in the world is the Dallas Cowboys, who are worth $5.5 billion. It is no secret that the world of sports is big business.
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