Milk is overflowing in Europe for a lot of reasons, chief of these is that Russia has stopped the importation of milk while Chinese demand has lessened. There is so much splashing around the European Union that makes milk always less expensive than bottled water. In U.K., a liter of bottled water costs $1.50 while a liter of milk costs only $1. The same is almost true in France. In German supermarkets like Aldi and Lidl, a liter of milk costs only about 55¢ while a liter of bottled water costs around 72¢.
The Wild Stock Market has scared many investors, but more millennials are investing in stocks despite volatility. According to CNN Money, stock trading app Robinhood, which is popular among millennials, reported that the number of new accounts in their site doubled on August 24 when the stock market fell over 1,000 points at the open. On that Monday, 65% of US customers bought stocks, rather than sell. As the market sell off continued the following day, Robinhood users bought more stocks.
The leading Irish clothing brand, Primark, tries to break through in the U.S. market this year. On September 10, it will open its first store in Boston, which will followed by seven other locations across the country.
Citigroup announced that they are planning to rebuild its equity unit soon. The move is seen as a bold action by the bank considering current economic situation and the "Volcker rule" regulation which limits banks investment in such funds.
Reebok, the sportswear from Germany, is heading to fitness business, with its major marketing campaign "Be More Human" in Berlin, Germany with partnership from CrossFit, Les Mills and Spartan Race.
Many young investors are buying stocks and opening accounts regardless of market volatility. Moreover, stock trading apps such as Robinhood have already become popular among young investors and are enabling them to double up as investors as well.
Teen fashion retailer Forever 21 Inc is not seeing enough growth and is turning to Wells Fargo & Co. and TPG for a $150-million-loan aide. For over a dozen years, this fast-growing retail store has won the hearts of young shoppers and wiped out rivals with its trendy fashion and affordable prices, with $7.90 jeans and $8.90 cardigans. But lately, there are reports that the company is struggling to fill productivity.
Valeant Pharmaceuticals, Inc. of Canada has partnered with AstraZeneca for the selling rights of psoriasis drug brodalumab. Amgen Inc. ended its partnership with AstraZeneca due to its worries over the drug's side effects.
It appears that a supergiant gas field was recently discovered in an Egyptian coast by an Italian oil group called 'Eni'. According to a recent report by Telegraph, "a supergiant gas field holding the equivalent of 5.5 billion barrels of oil has been discovered off the coast of Egypt, the largest ever find in the Mediterranean."
Amazon announced Wednesday that it will offer its Prime Instant Video service in Japan next month, going toe-to-toe with rival Netflix in the video streaming industry.
Selling on Wall Street was so drastic Monday that the stocks and exchange-traded funds went through unprecedented emergency halts 1,200 times.
One can cite several reasons for the ongoing crash of equity values across the global markets. The major reason that no one can afford to avoid is Chinese factor. The slowdown in the world's second-largest economy, China's latest devaluation of its currency Yuan, drop in manufacturing output, mining companies reporting worst performance, etc, all these developments are impacting the global markets in fact all the countries including developed and emerging economies as well.
When oil prices went below $42 per barrel, there were analysts that predicted it might even go as low as $15. It seems like this may soon happen as oil price continues to down, presently at $39.
The first tranche of the bailout package for Greece has been released. The European Stability Mechanism board approved the release of €26 billion ($29 billion) Wednesday after assemblies of creditor nations, including Germany, endorsed the package.
A steep plunge in both new orders and shipments sent manufacturing activity in New York state tumbling down to its lowest level since 2009. This was the revelation showed by a survey conducted by the New York Federal Reserve.
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