• Lockheed wins $2.9 billion contract for U.S. missile warning satellites

    3 monthes ago - By Reuters

    Lockheed Martin Corp has been awarded a U.S. Air Force contract worth up to $2.9 billion for three missile warning satellites, the Air Force said on Tuesday.
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  • LG and Sprint plan 5G smartphone for first half of 2019

    LG and Sprint plan 5G smartphone for first half of 2019

    3 monthes ago - By Venture Beat

    Sprint said Tuesday it has partnered with phone manufacturer LG Electronics to launch a 5G smartphone in the first half of next year, marking the first 5G device deal for the No. 4 U.S. wireless carrier. Sprint is working to persuade antitrust regulators to approve its merger with larger rival T-Mobile US in a $26 billion deal, wh...
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  • Lockheed Martin wins $2.9 billion U.S. defense contract: Pentagon

    3 monthes ago - By Reuters

    Lockheed Martin Corp has been awarded a $2.9 billion U.S. defense contract for three Next Generation Overhead Persistent Infrared Geosynchronous Earth Orbit Space Vehicles, the Pentagon said on Tuesday.
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  • 4 Financial Mistakes You Should Avoid

    3 monthes ago - By RIS Media

    As Global News reported, more than half of Canadians are just $200 away from not being able to pay their bills. That's not a comforting position to be in. While financial security should always be the goal, here are a few mistakes you should stop making now to help your financial future.
    Paying pointless fees. Far too often we pay fees just because we don't plan ahead. All these small fees-overdraft fees, other ATM use fees, fees on bank accounts and subscription services or gyms you no longer use-add up to a significant chunk of change at the end of the year. Get your finances on track...
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  • 9 Ways Entrepreneurs Can Improve Their Marketing Tactics in 2018

    9 Ways Entrepreneurs Can Improve Their Marketing Tactics in 2018

    3 monthes ago - By Bplans

    In 2017, U.S. companies spent a combined $85.93 billion on digital marketing. Two years from now, nationwide digital marketing spending is expected to surpass $100 billion.
    Still, only 9 percent of marketers believe their digital marketing is working, and it can be challenging for small business owners and entrepreneurs to build their marketing capacity and expertise. Fortunately, the members of the Young Entrepreneur Council have plenty of ideas about how to increase their marketing reach and return on investment.
    1. Be more strategic about your marketing spend
    It's indisputable: Email...
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  • Royal Bank of Scotland pays $4.9 billion for crisis-era misconduct

    3 monthes ago - By Reuters

    Royal Bank of Scotland will pay $4.9 billion to settle U.S. claims that it misled investors on residential mortgage-backed securities between 2005 and 2008, the U.S. Justice Department said on Tuesday.
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  • Prices for U.S. farm exports dropped in July by the most in more than

    3 monthes ago - By AG Web

    Prices for U.S. farm exports dropped in July by the most in more than six years as a trade war with China heated up, Labor Department figures showed Tuesday.
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  • Royal Bank of Scotland fined $4.9B for housing bubble role

    3 monthes ago - By Chron

    Royal Bank of Scotland will pay a $4.9 billion fine to settle allegations it misrepresented the types of mortgages it sold to investors during the housing bubble that ultimately led to the 2008 financial crisis.
    The Justice Department said in a statement Tuesday that the penalty is the largest it has imposed for financial crisis-era misconduct at a single company.
    The DOJ has issued billions of dollars in fines against Bank of America, Citigroup, Goldman Sachs and other big banks in the years following the crisis to settle similar allegations.
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  • Sprint partners with LG to launch 5G smartphone in 2019

    3 monthes ago - By Reuters

    Sprint Corp said Tuesday it has partnered with phone manufacturer LG Electronics Inc to launch a 5G smartphone in the first half of next year, marking the first 5G device deal for the No. 4 U.S. wireless carrier.
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  • Home Depot Sales Streak Continues With Assist From Small Contractors

    3 monthes ago - By Fortune

    The Home Depot hd juggernaut keeps rolling.
    Bouncing back from a relatively soft first quarter when a long winter delayed big home repair projects, Home Depot said on Tuesday that U.S. comparable sales rose 8% in the second quarter, trouncing forecasts for a 6.5% increase and proving that a maturing economic boom and cooling housing market aren't slowing Home Depot.
    While Home Depot has certainly ridden the housing market boom in recent years, the company has taken steps to make sure it can manage any inevitable slowdown. In December, Home Depot announced a near doubling of its capital...
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  • Royal Bank of Scotland pays $4.9 billion for financial crisis-era misconduct: U.S. Justice Department

    3 monthes ago - By Reuters

    Royal Bank of Scotland will pay $4.9 billion to settle U.S. claims that it misled investors on residential mortgage-backed securities between 2005 and 2008, the U.S. Justice Department said on Tuesday, adding this was the largest penalty imposed on a bank for misconduct during the financial crisis.
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