Apple Earnings Show Growing Immunity to Smartphone Malaise
May 27, 2018
  • As industry cools, CEO cooks up new services, raises prices
  • Apple’s success elsewhere doesn’t help smartphone suppliers

Apple Inc.’s results confirmed that, while the days of double-digit smartphone industry growth are over, Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook has a Continue reading

Bitcoin’s Plunge in Volume Stirs Questions About Its Usage
March 13, 2018

Earlier this year, when Bitcoin’s price fell by more than 60 percent from its record close, a less-noticed Bitcoin figure also plunged: the number of daily transactions.

There are many explanations for the fall-off in trading, from software- to news-related. Continue reading

Egyptian Billionaire Eyes Further Pakistan Real Estate Projects
March 13, 2018

Egyptian billionaire Naguib Sawiris’s Ora Developers will next month start building a luxurious $2 billion housing estate on the outskirts of Islamabad and is eyeing further projects as it taps demand from overseas Pakistanis.

The ‘Eighteen Islamabad’ development will feature Continue reading

Regulator Seeks Kushner Loan Details From Deutsche Bank, Two Others
March 5, 2018

New York’s banking regulator has asked Deutsche Bank AG and a pair of local lenders to provide information about their relationships with Jared Kushner, his family and the Kushner Cos., according to people familiar with the matter.

The state’s Department Continue reading

Kushners Control of Familys NYC Crown Jewel Is Now in Jeopardy
October 18, 2017

An ambitious plan by Jared Kushner’s family to recast its indebted Fifth Avenue office building as a luxury architectural trophy is collapsing, setting off a chain of events that may imperil the Kushners’ ownership of a property central to their Continue reading