Saturday, July 26, 2014
Facebook stock jumped to record highs Thursday as strong earnings from the leading social network sparked fresh buying.
As Apple reportedly placed a big-ticket order for new iPhone units recently, local companies involved in the supply chain — Apple-concept companies — are expected to see stronger sales in the third quarter.
Shares of TPK Holding Co. (宸鴻科技) took a dive Friday morning after the touch panel maker gave cautious guidance for the third quarter of the year, which is usually a peak period for the global electronics business, dealers said.
DHL recently reaffirmed its support and commitment to Taiwan's life sciences and health care industry, especially in the growing sector of biotechnology.
Cathay United Bank (國泰世華銀行) on Friday inaugurated a sub-branch in the China (Shanghai) Pilot Free Trade Zone (FTZ), the first Taiwanese bank to establish a presence in the FTZ.
Union Pacific Corp. said Thursday that its quarterly profit climbed 17 percent as the railroad hauled 8 percent more freight and raised shipping rates.
It's been called a David vs. Goliath story, a “Tale of Two Arthurs” and even the “ultimate Greek tragedy,” but the characters in this drama are not Biblical or literary figures. They're grocery store owners.
Visa Inc. said Thursday that its profit climbed 11 percent in its fiscal third quarter versus a year earlier, aided by solid growth in payments volume, service revenue and transactions.
Friday, July 25, 2014
Gerneral Motors (GM) on Thursday posted a sharp drop in second-quarter profit as the automaker took heavy charges for safety recalls and a compensation fund for victims of faulty ignition switches.
Formosa Plastics Group (FPG, 台塑) executive Wilfred Wang (王文潮) yesterday stated that the company is seeking an experienced expert and industry veteran to lead the company's Vietnam-based steelworks operation.