26 billionaires own as much as 3.8 billion other people

The rich get richer and the poor get poorer As the poorest half of the global population’s net worth continues to dwindle, world billionaires are currently growing $2.5 billion richer every day, according one of Oxfam International’s latest reports. Nearly doubling a decade after the global financial crisis, today’s 2,208 billionaires have now more wealth than ever before. Oxfam’s annual Details

90% des consommateurs suisses ignorent l’accès à leur solvabilité

Frôlant la barre des 100%, on est en droit de se demander comment cela puisse être possible. Autre question probante : comment les établissements financiers auraient-ils également accès à la solvabilité de leurs clients (actuels et futurs), tout cela à leur insu ? Un accès pas si privilégié Selon le comparateur de prix « Comparis », les sociétés financières, telles que les Details

2019 Potential Scenarios

Politically, financially and economically, 2018 was a volatile year with a US-China trade conflict, a difficult Brexit negotiation in Europe, and oil supply concerns in some OPEC countries. Investors prefer predictable waters and it remains to be seen whether 2019 will provide any sort of relief following last year’s roller-coaster ride. To help steer investments, below are several predictions for Details

Softbank’s telecoms IPO: Japan’s biggest-ever equity sale

Softbank, the Japanese conglomerate, made history once again this week when shares in its telecommunications business started trading on the Tokyo stock exchange. After selling a third of its stake for ¥2.65trn ($23.4bn), the firm’s latest public offering now ranks as Japan’s biggest-ever IPO, second only to Alibaba (a Chinese e-commerce behemoth, in which Softbank Group also owns a stake) Details

7,831 seconds is the time to beat

The 14th edition of Harmony Geneva marathon for Unicef held on the 4th and 5th of May. Thousands of runners from 120 countries will take part in the eight races held over the two day event. Races range from 1km for children to the full 42,2 kilometres for seasoned runners. Details

Plus de 100’000 drones en Suisse

Les appareils volants contrôlé à distance font actuellement partie du décor helvétique. Environ 22'000 drones sont vendus chaque année et plus de 100'000 engins survolent déjà la Suisse, des experts aide à établir les règles d’utilisation et les responsabilités de leurs propriétaires. Details

Facebook loses face

$37 billion of Facebook’s value was lost due to investigations instigated by politicians in the United States and the United Kingdom. Authorities have been looking into data breaches of 50 million Facbook users. This data was obtained by enticing users to do a quiz online. Once users clicked on the app, the users’ information and the information of their friends Details

Macy’s fait mieux que prévu

Macy's présente ses résultats du 4ème trimestre. Les revenus sont de 8,67 Mds$, en hausse de 1,8% en glissement annuel. A magasins comparables, les ventes montent de 1,3%, contre +0,4% de consensus. Les profits s'élèvent à 1,32 Md$, contre 475 M$ sur la même période de l'exercice précédent. Details