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Harry Potter to Saw to Die Hard – the Highs and Lows of 30 Top Film Franchises
Lifestyle
In new research, TotallyMoney looks at the major film franchises that have come to our screens over the years, to find how they’ve gone from strength to strength years…Or strength to slip-up. Plenty of films make it to a sequel. Many even make it into a trilogy. But there are those that we see in the cinema year after year:
These 5 Interview Questions Reveal the Most About Job Candidates
Lifestyle
Everyone wants to look like the best version of themselves at a job interview. And while many of us would think of ourselves as honest, most of us have probably been a little dishonest when we’re interviewing for a job.  For instance, no matter how true it is, no one would say, “I’m disorganized and forgetful” when a hiring manager asks about
It Has Not Been a Great Week for Wilbur Ross
Capital Markets
On Sunday, the so-called "Paradise Papers" leaked, revealing how celebrities, royals, ultra-wealthy people and corporations have have used offshore bank accounts to hide their money and avoid paying taxes. Within these documents, released by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists,  were details on how U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross retained investments in the shipping firm Navigator Holdings, worth between $2 million and $10
The Broader Implications of Broadcom's Bid For Qualcomm
Capital Markets
Broadcom Ltd (NASDAQ: AVGO) is looking to acquire QUALCOMM, Inc. (NASDAQ: QCOM) in a deal that would value the stock at $70 per share, or around $100 billion. Qualcomm's board of directors will likely find the price tag to be too low and reject the deal, Canaccord Genuity's T. Michael Walkley said in a Monday note. The combination of Broadcom and Qualcomm is expected to generate "strong" synergies
Fintech Startup HCash Wraps up Australia's Largest ICO
FinTech
Australian fintech startup HCash has claimed the title of Australia’s largest ICO, according to Deal Street Asia. The offering, which was launched back in June 28, reportedly raised 21,000 bitcoin for the blockchain startup, equivalent to roughly AUD53 million or $40 million. Chinese investors were apparently huge fans of the token sale, and investors in the ICO have purportedly made
Broadcom's Bid For Qualcomm Would Be Biggest Tech Takeover Ever
Capital Markets
Broadcom Ltd. announced on Monday that it has made an unsolicited $105-billion bid for Qualcomm, which would be the largest technology takeover in history. The San Jose, California-based Broadcom offered $70 per share for Qualcomm, representing a 28% premium over the closing price for the chip maker. While Hock Tan, president and CEO of Broadcom, said in a statement that the proposed takeover
Bitcoin's Latest Surge Leads to Questions About its Value
FinTech
Bitcoin soared to record highs last week on news that Chicago-based CME Capital would be launching a futures contract based on the crypt0currency by the end of the year. However, after surging to $6,600 on Wednesday and then an all-time high of $7,454.04 on Friday, the only Wall Street strategist with an official price forecast for bitcoin has now become "cautious"
Apple's Across-the-Board Beat: 'Tim Cook is Giddy, and He Should Be'
Capital Markets
Craving something sweet? Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) trades at an all-time high; each of its categories and geographies grew last quarter for the first time in three years; management guided for higher-than-expected revenue and gross margin. And Loup Ventures managing partner Gene Munster thinks the firm has yet to peak. “We believe over the next two quarters the story continues to improve as the
TransferWise Banks Mega-Round as VC Deal Sizes Inflate
Venture Capital
Payments startup TransferWise has raised a $280 million Series E, led by Old Mutual Global Investors and IVP. With the new investment, which also included funding from Sapphire Ventures, Japan's Mitsui, and World Innovation Lab, the company is looking to continue its global expansion, particularly in the Asia-Pacific region. TransferWise will also use the backing to further develop its Borderless
5 Agents of Change Investors Need to Know About Now
The world is running out of gold mines, here's how investors can play it The world is changing fast right now in ways that many investors might not easily recognize or want to admit. This could end up being a costly mistake. If you’re not paying attention, you could be letting opportunities pass you by without even realizing it. With