AT&T’s big $1 billion tax bill investment was announced 6 weeks ago

AT&T on Wednesday announced plans to invest an additional $1 billion in the United States after the passage of the Republican tax bill. President Trump read the announcement at a ceremony at the White House celebrating the tax bill on Wednesday afternoon. “That’s pretty good,” he said. It was also pretty good when AT&T made essentially the […]

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GE announces $15 billion of business deals with Saudi Arabia

It came as dozens of senior U.S. business executives met Saudi counterparts at a conference coinciding with the visit of President Donald Trump to Riyadh. The agreements, which involve almost $7 billion of goods and services from GE itself, range from the power and healthcare sectors to the oil and gas industry and mining, GE […]

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Mobile Marketing Will Generate $400 Billion in Sales by 2015

If you sell directly to U.S. customers or provide marketing services to clients who do, pay attention. A recent report says a growing mobile market is already generating billions in U.S. sales. And businesses are also spending billions to market to customers via mobile channels. The Mobile Marketing Association, a global trade association for the mobile […]

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BP takes Abu Dhabi oil field stake for $2.2 billion in stock

The payment in shares also helps BP preserve its own cash and maintain a balance sheet that has seen debt and leverage rise during the oil-price collapse. Photo: Reuters Abu Dhabi/London: BP Plc cemented its 77-year relationship with Abu Dhabi by swapping about $2.2 billion of its own shares for a stake in one of […]

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Crowdfunding Investment in Technology Could Hit $8 Billion By 2020

Investments in crowdfunded technology are set to increase seven-fold from an estimated $1.1 billion in 2015 to $8.2 billion by 2020, according to “Crowdfunding: Strategies & Impacts for Technology Markets 2016-2020,” a new study conducted by Juniper. The study expects the crowdfunding industry to “see an accelerated growth from the lucrative, but less well-known, method of […]

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