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Angry Birds maker see shares slide by 45% after disappointing results

Angry Birds maker see shares slide by 45% after disappointing results

The company forecast an operating margin at 9-11% in 2018 versus 10.6% in 2017 and said it expected sales of €260-300m versus €297m previous year. Sales totalled €73.9m, compared with €63.2m a year ago. In November, the stock dropped by about 20 percent after Rovio's first interim report as a listed company. " Competition in the mobile game industry is very tough and user acquisition has become more expensive for the companies ", Atte Riikola, analyst at Inderes Equity Research told Reuters. Consulte Mais Informação

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School bans haircut known as the 'Meet me at McDonald's'

School bans haircut known as the 'Meet me at McDonald's'

The academy, which has 1,000 students aged 11-16, has written to parents setting out its no-nonsense policy targeting variations of the tousled style which features short sides and floppy fringe, labelling them "unacceptable". Rachael Havens added: 'You can't take time off sick as it affects your education.but they will happily send you home because they don't like your hairstyle'. Consulte Mais Informação

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Fed's Quarles says gradual U.S. rate hikes 'appropriate'

Fed's Quarles says gradual U.S. rate hikes 'appropriate'

Looking to the market's response following the release of the statement, both the Dollar and United States equities offered limited engagement though the currency initially slipped (and then recovered) and stocks advanced. The amount of Fed tightening priced into the overnight index swap curve for the next 12 months jumped to 74 basis points, the most since May 3, 2010. Consulte Mais Informação

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Malaysia Exposes Abu Sayyaf Plan to Set Up Base in Sabah

Malaysia Exposes Abu Sayyaf Plan to Set Up Base in Sabah

Mohd Fuzi said the suspects had turned Sandakan into transit grounds where militants from other countries were smuggled in before being sent to the South Philippines. Plans to establish strong militant cells and subsequently launch attacks in Sabah continues to be the mission of the South Phillippines-based Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) - the terrorist network responsible for the bloody Lahad Datu incursion exactly five years ago. Consulte Mais Informação

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The Treasury Select Committee has launched a probe into cryptocurrencies

The Treasury Select Committee has launched a probe into cryptocurrencies

Nevertheless, the committee has the power to take oral and written evidence from both regulators and industry bodies as well as cross-examine individuals at its hearings. "As part of the inquiry, we will explore how this can be achieved", Morgan said. The potential benefits and risks of cryptocurrency and blockchain technology are to be examined by MPs in the UK's House of Commons. Consulte Mais Informação

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EPFO cuts interest rate to 8.55 from 8.65 pc

EPFO cuts interest rate to 8.55 from 8.65 pc

This is the third straight year that the provident fund organisation has cut the interest rate . "Hopefully, the Finance Ministry will give its nod", Gangwar said, as reported by The Indian Express . The earnings are still higher than 7.6 percent provided to General Provident Fund and Public Provident Fund subscribers. The EPFO is now widening the subscribers' base by cutting the minimum number of employees in a unit to be mandatorily covered under EPFO's social security schemes from the ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Royal Dutch Shell (LON:RDSB) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Deutsche Bank

Royal Dutch Shell (LON:RDSB) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Deutsche Bank

Royal Dutch Shell has a 1 year low of $50.32 and a 1 year high of $72.43. Royal Dutch Shell has an average rating of "Buy" and a consensus price target of GBX 2,615.26 ($36.13). Barclays Capital maintained NICE Ltd. (NASDAQ:NICE) on Friday, August 4 with "Equal-Weight" rating. The stock has "Overweight" rating by Barclays Capital on Wednesday, February 17. Consulte Mais Informação

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US Supreme Court declines to hear 'whistleblower' protection appeal case

US Supreme Court declines to hear 'whistleblower' protection appeal case

Kohn, Executive Director of the National Whistleblower Center (NWC) and an attorney who has represented "internal" whistleblowers since 1984, described today's Supreme Court decision in Digital Realty Trust v. Writing for the court, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg said "Dodd-Frank's text and objective leave no doubt" about who the term "whistleblower" applies to. Consulte Mais Informação

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Bitcoin exchange BitFunder and founder Jon Montroll charged with fraud

Bitcoin exchange BitFunder and founder Jon Montroll charged with fraud

By making misleading public statements, Montroll and his digital marketplace ‎have been selling unregistered securities, regardless of whether that activity involves ‎digital assets, tokens or coins, the SEC said. "As alleged, the defendant repeatedly lied during sworn testimony and misled SEC staff to avoid taking personal responsibility for the loss of thousands of his customers' bitcoins". Consulte Mais Informação

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