Amazon Prime get 3 million new subscribers during the Christmas week
The online retailer says it sold 3 million Prime memberships in the week before Christmas. The latest figure marks a huge increase for the company and the company even described it as their busiest Christmas to date.
Dec 29, 2015 07:20 AM EST
Russia Says Saudi Arabia Destabilized Oil Market
Continuous plunge of oil price has created an unrest in oil production countries. Russia says the act of Saudi Arabia in increasing its production to flood the market is the main cause of oil price turmoil.
Dec 28, 2015 10:15 PM EST
China Telecom boss Chang Xiaobing under scrutiny
China Telecom's Chief Executive Chang Xiaobing is the latest catch in Chinese government's anti-graft drive. Xiaobing is facing probe over his role in a violation of discipline. It's learnt that more than 70 top officials from state-run firms are facing investigation over anti-corruption charges. After cracking down on aviation and automobile companies, Chinese anti-corruption regulator is probing into telecom sector.
Dec 29, 2015 09:16 AM EST
Trading suspension in Shkreli's drug company
Martin Shkreli episode is witnessing a series of developments after his arrest. California University has canceled its coordination plan on the drug trial. The stock trading was also suspended. The stock price rose from below $1 a share to about $40 during the short span of Shkreli's tenure.
Dec 29, 2015 09:24 AM EST
Japan stocks rise on steady US futures
The Japanese stocks gained marginally on stable US equity-index futures in the first session of the last trading week of 2015. Ending its longest run of weekly losses in the past two years, the Topix index also moved up. Samsung Group stocks weighed on South Korea's Kospi index pulling it lower.
Dec 29, 2015 08:23 AM EST
Toyota unveils the ultimate Toyota 86 GRMN racing car
Toyota motorsports division has unveiled a new concept of racing car, Toyota 86 GRMN. The car combines a turbocharger and a scroll supercharger for excellent performance. The 86 GRMN will be on sale in Japan only.
Dec 29, 2015 07:21 AM EST
Iran exports news halts 3-week run of price rise for oil
The trouble-hit Iran has reiterated that it'll take the exports to the pre-sanctions level after the sanctions are lifted. This has curbed the three-week streak of oil price rise. The oil price rose encouraging for the first time since April.
Dec 28, 2015 09:21 PM EST
Sportswear Stores Struggle in Race to Reach Consumers
Due to the increased sales of online retailers, independent sportswear companies are already suffering. But their major fear is competing with the large vendors like Nike. It gets tough for the small retailers to change their orders with every change in fashion taste as the ordering cost is high, but large vendors can easily afford it.
Dec 28, 2015 09:53 PM EST