Is A Universal Wallet Really Possible With Ethos (ETHOS)?

Ethos (ETHOS)

Aside from security, one of the biggest issues facing cryptocurrencies is universality. A few developers have tried to fix this problem with interoperability protocols, but few have actually made any real progress in nailing done the inherent practical difficulties associated with creating something truly universal. Ethos (ETHOS) is looking to change all that and its developers have deployed a platform ...

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Why Is Lisk (LSK) Different?

Lisk (LSK)

All digital currencies build their architecture on top of blockchain, but few have actually figured out how to turn the blockchain into a white-label solution for would-be developers. This is what sets Lisk (LSK) apart from the majority of digital currencies out there. In a never before set of circumstances, LSK has now made it possible for developers to access ...

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Etsy Inc. (ETSY: NASDAQ) Climbs Higher On Earnings News


Earnings season has been the most positive for some companies but for online craft-seller Etsy Inc. (ETSY: NASDAQ), the season couldn’t have produced better results. Following the closing bell on Tuesday, ETSY announced fourth quarter earnings. The numbers were appealing to investors after ETSY announced adjusted earnings per share of 15 cents. This was 6 cents better than the estimate ...

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General Mills (GIS) Is Acquiring Blue Buffalo for Nearly $8B

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General Mills (GIS) is poised to enter the pet food industry thanks to recently announced plans to acquire pet food giant Blue Buffalo (BUFF). The blockbuster announcement came as a surprise to many on Wall Street, but analysts weighing in on the announcement had pretty much nothing bad to say about the plans by GIS. So what are the terms ...

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PPL Corporation (PPL) Leads The Way With Earnings Beat

PPL Corporation

Shares in PPL Corporation (PPL) were up slightly in aftermarket trading on Thursday. This after the utility company which delivers electricity and natural gas in the United States and the United Kingdom, reported fourth quarter earnings for 2017 of 55 cents per share. This was better than the consensus estimate of 48 cents a share set by analysts. Those were ...

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Roadrunner Transportation Systems Inc. (NYSE: RRTS) Trades Strong, Rises Nearly 10%

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Roadrunner Transportation Systems Inc. (NYSE: RRTS), a company that provides asset-right transportation and asset-light logistics services, on Wednesday delivered positive trading to the delight of investors. RRTS started the day’s trading at $3.52 and at one point rose to a high of $4.00. The open proved to be the lowest level the stock would trade at and by the end ...

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Walmart Inc. (WMT) Fails to Beat Estimates as Noble Energy, Inc. (NBL) Dazzles

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Fourth quarter earnings were not what analysts had expected for discount shopping giant Walmart Inc. (WMT). The company in its most recent earnings release announced earnings per share of $1.33. This fell below one analysis estimate of $1.36. There was good news, however, as the earnings per share figure announced actually increased 2.3% year over year. WMT was able to ...

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The Charles Schwab Corporation (SCHW) Down 6.7%, But Why?

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The Charles Schwab Corporation (SCHW) released fourth quarter earnings for 2017 almost a month ago today and although the company beat estimates, investors are still unsteady about the near-term prospects. Since coming out with earnings of 44 cents per share, the stock has declined nearly 7%. The poor performance has left a few analysts bewildered given the fact that the ...

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Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co. (RS) Beats Both Earnings and Sales

Reliance Steel Aluminum Co

Value-added materials management company Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co. (RS), delivered positive earnings news to shareholders on Thursday, actually beating Wall Street estimates in a sound fashion. RS delivered adjusted earnings per share of $1.22, a good 22 cents above a consensus estimate of $1.00. This is impressive given the slow rate of growth across the global economy generally. Slowdown ...

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