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Via https://newsapi.org online business online marketing online business opportunities Oracle BrandVoice: For A Radically Transforming Retail Industry, Technology Is Both The Problem And The Solution

By Mario VollbrachtOracleWhile ecommerce continues its meteoric rise, the death of physical storefronts has been greatly exaggerated. What’s certain is that familiar brand names will fade while new methods of buying and shopping will emerge. For retailers—both ambitious online startups and traditional global powerhouses—is technology the solution to addressing such rapid business transformation, or the…


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Via https://newsapi.org online business online marketing online business opportunities Qutoutiao Inc. (QTT) Q1 2019 Earnings Call Transcript

Image source: The Motley Fool.Qutoutiao Inc. (NASDAQ: QTT) Q1 2019 Earnings Call May 20, 2019, 9:00 p.m. ETHello, ladies and gentlemen. Thank you for standing by for the first quarter 2019 earnings conference call for Qutoutiao Inc. At this time, all participants are in a listen-only mode. After management’s remarks, there will be a question…


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Via https://newsapi.org online business online marketing online business opportunities Qutoutiao Inc. (QTT) Q1 2019 Earnings Call Transcript

Motley Fool Transcription Image source: The Motley Fool. Qutoutiao Inc. (NASDAQ:QTT) Q1 2019 Earnings Call May 20, 2019, 9:00 p.m. ET Contents: Prepared Remarks Questions and Answers Call Participants Prepared Remarks: Operator Hello, ladies and gentlemen. Thank you for standing by for the first quarter 2019 earnings conference call for Qutoutiao Inc. At this time,…


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Berkshire meeting offers glimpse of post-Buffett leadership

Berkshire Hathaway Inc.’s annual shareholder meeting often features questions about the challenges and strategies of whoever succeeds Chief Executive Officer Warren Buffett. This year, investors got to see the likely candidates in action.When confronted on a question about succession, Buffett pointed out that deputies Greg Abel and Ajit Jain were there and available to take…


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Death, Wells Fargo, and the most ‘fun’ investment: Here are the biggest things you missed from Berkshire Hathaway’s annual gathering

The Warren Buffett-led Berkshire Hathaway held its annual shareholder meeting on Saturday. Buffett and Charlie Munger, Berkshire’s vice chairman, discussed Wells Fargo, potential succession plans, the current political climate, and much more. Follow Markets Insider’s coverage of Berkshire Hathaway’s meeting. Investors, media, and high-profile members of the investment community descended on Omaha, Nebraska, this weekend…


Warren Buffett is ditching the method he uses to evaluate his performance (BRK.B)

Warren Buffett is ditching the method he uses to evaluate his performance (BRK.B)

Getty Images / Bill Pugliano Warren Buffett, the chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, said in his annual shareholder letter that he’s abandoning his longtime metric for valuing his conglomerate’s shares. The measure, price-to-book value, compares a corporation’s share price with the value of a company’s balance sheet, minus liabilities. By that measure, Berkshire Hathaway…


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Here are the biggest takeaways from Warren Buffett’s annual letter

Reuters/Shannon StapletonWarren Buffett, the chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, released his annual letter to shareholders on Saturday.Buffett discussed items like his plans to repurchase the company’s stock and how a new accounting rule impacts Berkshire Hathaway’s bottom line.The 88-year old investor made no explicit statements about plans for succession at the company. Each year,…




Newmont’s Goldcorp deal further erodes Canada’s gold clout amid ‘hollowing out’ debate

Newmont’s Goldcorp deal further erodes Canada’s gold clout amid ‘hollowing out’ debate

Canada’s influence on the global mining industry appears to be shrinking by the day.Perhaps stung by the nationalistic backlash against Barrick Gold Corp.’s merger with Randgold Resources Ltd., Newmont Mining Corp. devoted a big chunk of its news release Monday explaining how its US$10 billion offer for Vancouver-based Goldcorp Inc. will help Canada.But there’s no…