mobile marketing

Apple’s share buy-back plan will probably end in disappointment: investment analysis

From a South African perspective, it’s tempting to buy the shares of the world’s most exciting technology companies, with Apple (AAPL: Nasdaq) a prime example. The allure of its superior smartphones and market-leading tablets puts Apple right up there among the world’s stock market must-haves. And that’s before we consider that Apple is a very rich company. If … Read more

Do-it-yourself international share trading takes off in South Africa among the wealthy set

By Jackie Cameron The steadily weakening rand has had positive spin-offs for South African stockbrokers who facilitate trade in international securities. Business has been picking up fast as investors look for opportunities in other currencies and the world’s largest publicly listed global companies, stockbrokers tell Biznews.com. And, online trading is increasingly on the radar of … Read more

Google Avoids Fine With EU Antitrust Deal

From Reuters: * Deal follows more than 3-year investigation * Google proposal valid in Europe for 5 years * EU Commission will not seek feedback from critics * EU to decide in coming weeks whether to open Android enquiry Google agreed to make concessions on how it displays competitors’ links on its website on Wednesday, in a deal with the European Union regulator that ended a … Read more