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DOJ sues AT&T to block acquisition of Time Warner

DOJ sues AT&T to block acquisition of Time Warner

The U.S. Department of Justice sued AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) to block its acquisition of Time Warner Inc. (NYSE: TWX) saying that the $108 billion acquisition would lessen competition resulting in higher prices for millions of paying subscribers.Acco..

Rise in Trade Mark Applications in the UK Due to Fintech Boom

Rise in Trade Mark Applications in the UK Due to Fintech Boom

Recent fintech innovations have caused a rise in trademark numbers registered by various financial companies in the UK. In 2016, the sector had reported registering a little over 4,000 trademarks. There is increasing competition among established fi..

Avis and Hertz Shares Jump

Avis and Hertz Shares Jump

Both shares of American car rental companies Avis Budget Group Inc. (NASDAQ: CAR) and Hertz Global Holdings Inc (NYSE: HRI) have seen a jump in shares these past few weeks due to the storms that devastated the southern part of the U.S. However, many..

China Limiting Overseas Investments

China Limiting Overseas Investments

China is looking to curb domestic companies’ investments abroad in property, sports, entertainment, and other fields after many series of high profile, multi-billion dollar acquisitions by Chinese firms. Regulators are aiming to stop foreign a..

Short Sellers Continue to Complain About Stock Manipulations in Hong Kong

Short Sellers Continue to Complain About Stock Manipulations in Hong Kong

Stock manipulations in Hong Kong are on the rise, say, short sellers, who are determined to bring these to the light despite the many challenges they face in doing so. The number of complaints from their brethren against Chinese companies listed in ..

Malaysian Sukuk Finds Favor Among Chinese Companies

Malaysian Sukuk Finds Favor Among Chinese Companies

Chinese companies are increasingly sourcing funds through Malaysian Islamic bonds or Sukuk in Malaysia. The last two weeks of July witnessed a number of such financial arrangements, including the shoring up of Tadau Energy, a solar energy unit from ..

Amazon's Acquisition of Whole Foods Affects Grocery and Food Industry

Amazon's Acquisition of Whole Foods Affects Grocery and Food Industry

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) recent acquisition of Whole Foods Market (NASDAQ: WFM) is sending waves throughout the grocery and food industry, and Blue Apron Holdings (NYSE: APRN) is just one of those negatively companies affe..