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With the growing adoption of electronic payments in emerging markets, global issuance of payment cards is projected to grow 36% to 18.3 billion during 2011-2016.
Thousands of British schoolchildren went on strike on Friday, skipping class as part of a global youth action over climate change. The protests took place on the last day before the half-term break — in many cases against the wishes of school leaders and the education minister — and spanned 60 towns and cities from Cornwall to the Scottish Highlands, according to the Facebook page of organisers Youth Strike 4 Climate.
On a recent earnings call, management discussed network scale, a new digital platform, and renewed growth in a key business segment.
Waste Management's (WM) fourth-quarter 2018 revenues benefit from strong yield and volume growth in collection and disposal business.
Luke, an undergraduate student at one of China’s elite universities, recalls the day he became a committed Marxist. It was not in the countless hours of compulsory Marxism lectures he endured as part of the undergraduate curriculum, but during his first-year winter break in Beijing. Along with 20 other young workers, he squeezed into a minivan with nine seats and was driven to a small workshop on the outskirts of the city.
In fact, management has a “full” deal pipeline, said Sloan, a former Goldman Sachs banker who has led Global Payments since 2013. After at least two acquisitions in the past six months, he’s seeing some price premiums that are higher than he’s willing to pay. Instead, he sees more opportunities among publicly traded companies, especially when they report disappointing results, he added, declining to mention specific stocks.
Applied Materials' (AMAT) technology leadership position, coupled with strong product line in Display and Services are likely to aid fiscal first-quarter results.
Evertec (EVTC) doesn't possess the right combination of the two key ingredients for a likely earnings beat in its upcoming report. Get prepared with the key expectations.