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Stoneman to make England debut against West Indies

“England Test captain Joe Root has announced opening batsman Mark Stoneman will make his debut against West Indies at Edgbaston” writes Sports Staff for independent.co.uk. “I’d like to think he would get a very good opportunity and some good game time with England.”. I think it’s a great opportunity for the rest of the guys to experience a pink ball Test match for the first time and we’re really excited.”.  Source: independent.co.uk Share This:

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Wal-Mart CEO says Trump missed a ‘critical opportunity’ with Charlottesville response

“As we watched the events and the response from President Trump over the weekend, we too felt that he missed a critical opportunity to help bring our country together by unequivocally rejecting the appalling actions of white supremacists,” the memo said” writes Tonya Garcia for marketwatch.com. As a result, the company should stay engaged and urge elected officials to “promote a more just, tolerant and diverse society.”.  Source: marketwatch.com Share This:

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Investors tend to overreact to geopolitical events; Cuban Missile Crisis was buying opportunity

“Last week’s market drop on increasing tensions between the U.S. and North Korea, the second-worst weekly performance of the year by the S&P 500, was a great buying opportunity, based on a history of geopolitical events, said Credit Suisse” writes Kcna Reuters for cnbc.com. “Geopolitical shocks tend to provide a buying opportunity, unless there is: an underlying economic slowdown, clear cut overvaluation or a monetary tightening,” Andrew Garthwaite, the widely followed global equity strategist at the firm, wrote in a note at the end of last week. Garthwaite cited the…

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Exclusive: The man who took FX to Africa! Jean-Raphael Nahas moves to FX88 after 5 years at Blackwell Global

“By identifying and succeeding in new markets with great opportunities, Mr Nahas is one of the astute business development professionals of the industry” reports financefeeds.com. In February this year, Mr Nahas explained to FinanceFeeds “In Nigeria, there is currently a fantastic opportunity and great potential, partly due to the devaluation of the naira. Source: financefeeds.com Share This:

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Ultra Electronics sees opportunity in geopolitical tensions

“Political red tape has pushed back orders according to Ultra Electronics, but the defence and technology group said rising geopolitical tensions means its biggest markets look secure” writes Alan Tovey for telegraph.co.uk. The FTSE 250 business said revenue in the six months to the end of June was flat at £366.4m, with pre-tax profit down 5.2pc at £30.9m. Although about 60pc of Ultra’s revenues are in dollars, the top line did not get a boost from foreign exchange as the disposal of a business and slower orders held back performance. Source:…

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GoPro shares surge 20% after earnings: ‘We still have significant room to grow,’ CEO says

“We’re seeing great gains there as we localize GoPro’s business to these specific regions around the world.”” writes Anita Balakrishnan for cnbc.com. The company soared double digits on Friday after the company reported better-than-expected quarterly financial results on Thursday night.While GoPro remains popular among a niche of active, adventurous people, CEO Nick Woodman told CNBC’s “Squawk Alley” on Friday that the company can still expand and keep a lid on expenses.”As we shared in the second quarter, we grew across all of our markets internationally. Source: cnbc.com Share This:

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Economic View: The Transformation of the ‘American Dream’

“One thing is clear: Bringing back the fevered housing dream of a decade ago would not be in the public interest” writes Robert J for nytimes.com. Instead, we need to bring back the American Dream of a just society, where everyone has an opportunity to reach “the fullest stature of which they are innately capable.”.  Source: nytimes.com Share This:

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