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nahb-021919.jpg Reflecting growing consumer confidence and falling interest rates, the National Association of Home Builders released a report on Tuesday showing a significant increase in U.S. homebuilder confidence in the month of February.

hyundai-blockchain-021919.jpg Hyundai Commercial, the finance arm of South Korean car makers Hyundai and Kia Motors, is partnering technology giant IBM to apply blockchain technology to modernize its business model. The announcement was made during IBM Think 2019, IBM's annual conference focused on technology and business.

bankdhofar-ripple-021919.jpg Oman's Bank Dhofar is now among the first few financial institution from the Middle East to join Ripple's enterprise blockchain network RippleNet to enable faster and secure real-time cross-border transactions for its clients. With this move, Bank Dhofar aims to help non-resident Indian's (NRI's) living and working in the Sultanate of Oman to easily, cheaply and instantly send money back home.

wallstreet-sept11_19feb19.jpg Following the long holiday weekend, stocks are likely to move to the downside in early trading on Tuesday. The major index futures are currently pointing to a lower open for the markets, with the Dow futures down by 62 points.

trump-mexico-border-wall-021919.jpg A coalition of 16 US states is suing the Trump administration over his decision to declare an emergency at the southern border to get funding for Mexican border wall. President Donald Trump made the declaration of national emergency on Friday to bypass Congress which refused to pass his proposal of $5.7 billion to build a wall along US-Mexico border. 15 states joined the initiative taken by the

walmart-shipping-102318_19feb19.jpg Walmart Inc. (WMT) reported adjusted EPS of $1.41 for the fourth-quarter of fiscal 2019. On average, 27 analysts polled by Thomson Reuters expected the company to report profit per share of $1.33 for the quarter. Analysts' estimates typically exclude special items. Net income attributable to Walmart...

bitman-feb19.jpg China-based bitcoin mining giant Bitmain Technologies Limited announced the launch of its next generation 7 nanometer or nm ASIC chip for mining cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin and Bitcoin Cash. The mining hardware, BM1397, is designed to bring a better mining experience and aims to set a new benchmark in ASIC chip technology.

stockmarkets-jan07_19feb19.jpg U.S. stock futures point towards a weak start as traders return to their desks after a long holiday weekend. Investors keep an eye on the latest round of U.S.-China talks taking place in Washington today, following a successful round of talks last week in Beijing. Higher-level talks will take place...

blockchain-feb19.jpg "Blockchain" was the most overrated word of 2018, according to a recent media survey. Media Post's Research Intelligencer reached this conclusion on the basis of data collected by interviewing 120 marketers and 181 ad agency executives in January to find out what words or terms were given too much weight in the advertising industry last year. Blockchain consumed a disproportionate share of industr

asian-martket-down-121418_19feb19.jpg European stocks were moving lower on Tuesday as investors digested weak earnings updates from the likes of Danone, HSBC and BHP, and looked ahead to the new round of talks between the U.S. and China getting underway in Washington later today. Meanwhile, China accused the U.S. of fueling cybersecurity...

bhp-feb-feb19.jpg Anglo-Australian miner BHP, formerly known as BHP Billiton, reported Tuesday higher attributable profit in its first half, while revenues were flat. Underlying EBITDA margin was lower. Further, the company maintained its dividend. Looking ahead, the company said its productivity for the 2019 financial year is now expected to be broadly flat.

hsbc-oct29_19feb19.jpg Asia-focused lender HSBC Holdings Plc reported Tuesday higher profit in its fiscal 2018 reflecting revenue growth in all of global businesses, despite a challenging fourth quarter. Further, the company said it reported a good start to 2019, noting that Group revenue performance in January was ahead of plan for the month. In London, HSBC shares were losing around 4 percent in the morning trading.

pharma-oct17.jpg In January, the FDA approved two drugs. One is a biosimilar for the treatment of breast cancer and the other is a nasal spray for migraine.

stockmarkets-dec12_19feb19.jpg European stocks may open higher on Tuesday as investors pin hopes for progress in U.S.-China trade talks and bet on policy stimulus from central banks. The upside, however, could be limited after China accused the U.S. of fueling cybersecurity fears. China on Monday accused the U.S. of trying...

bitcoin-021819.jpg Bitcoin got off to positive start in the new week, touching $3700 for the first time in a month. The leading cryptocurrency by market capitalization rose by $163.86, or 4.60 percent, in a 24-hour session starting Sunday. As of writing, BTC is changing hands at $3,752 on Conbase, back to the levels seen a month ago. Bitcoin's 24-hour trading volume has jumped to more than $8 billion for the first

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