$TW (Towers Watson & Co.)

$TW {{ '2015-12-10T14:00:57+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Professional services firm $TW encouraged stockholders to support the merger of equals with $WSH and vote "FOR" the merger, wherein as per the terms of the amended agreement, the one-time cash dividend to be paid to $TW stockholders was increased to $10 per $TW share.

$DWDP {{ '2017-09-21T13:37:58+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

DowDuPont Materials Science, an arm of $DWDP, announced the startup of its ethylene production facility and ELITE enhanced polyethylene production facility, both in Freeport, Texas. The ethylene production facility has an initial capacity of 1.5MM MT and will be later expanded to 2MM MT. Both units are expected to reach full rates in 4Q17.

$WLTW {{ '2017-09-20T13:50:24+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$WLTW's BoD approved a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.53 per common share. The dividend is payable on or about Oct. 16, 2017 to shareholders of record at the close of business on Sept. 30, 2017.

$WLTW {{ '2017-09-19T19:15:25+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Willis Re, the reinsurance business of $WLTW, appointed Tom Wafer as Chairman for Willis Re, North America, effective October 2017, with Jeffrey Livingston as Vice-Chair. These two appointments constitute the formation of the ‘Office of the Chairman’ for Willis Re, North America.

$FCN {{ '2017-09-18T12:19:37+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$FCN appointed Shankar Iyer as an executive vice president of Compass Lexecon LLC, a subsidiary of $FCN. Iyer will be based in Washington, D.C., and New York. In this new role, he will focus on high-stakes litigation in intellectual property, antitrust and competition, consumer fraud and product liability, and other complex commercial disputes.

$FCN {{ '2017-09-11T14:09:00+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$FCN named Cheryl Davis as its Technology segment's Managing Director. Davis is former Director for Cybersecurity Policy at the U.S. National Security Council and Principal Director of Cyber Policy at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

$FCN {{ '2017-09-06T15:36:18+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Paul Wazzan joined $FCN’s Dispute Advisory Services practice at its Forensic & Litigation Consulting segment as Senior Managing Director. He will be based in Los Angeles and focus on providing financial, economic and statistical expertise in national and international complex damages, finance and intellectual property, among others.

$FIT {{ '2017-08-29T19:27:13+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Path forward for the wearable king - As a belated product of the company, 'Fitbit Ionic', the first-ever smartwatch of $FIT has been launched after three key acquisitions (Coin, Pebble and Vector) in the last two years. Notably, IDC expects that the wearables market will be doubled by 2021 with Smartwatch shipments increasing from 71.4MM to 161MM units in 2021.

$FCN {{ '2017-08-29T15:17:18+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$FCN , a business advisory firm, announced a partnership with Exterro Inc., a software company, which will provide users of the Exterro Orchestrated E-Discovery Suite with expert e-discovery consulting and services from the technology segment at FTI Consulting. Financial details of the deal are awaited.

$FIT {{ '2017-08-28T16:40:47+0000' | timeago}} • Hot News

Calling it a historic launch, wearables maker $FIT has unveiled ‘Fitbit Ionic’, its first health and fitness smartwatch. Fitbit Ionic joins the smartwatch club along with $AAPL (Apple Watch) and $GRMN. Priced at $299.95, Fitbit Ionic is expected to hit the stores in October 2017.

$MA {{ '2017-08-28T16:09:43+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$MA is bringing its contactless payment to Fitbit Ionic. Fitbit Ionic is the first smartwatch launched by $FIT, expected to be available in October. Users can load their eligible cards onto the smartwatch as they do in a normal digital wallet. One can pay by tapping the device near a contactless terminal at more than 6.6MM locations globally.

$NSP {{ '2017-08-24T15:21:02+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$NSP has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.30 per share. The dividend will be paid on Sept 22, 2017, to all stockholders of record as of Sept 8, 2017.

$HCKT {{ '2017-08-21T19:25:34+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Consulting firm $HCKT has expanded a strategic partnership with $ADP to give ADP customers access to its various services. The offerings of Hackett will help users of ADP’s ‘Workforce Now’ improve HCM performance and monitor the efficiency of their HR operations. ADP will also provide customers customized intellectual property from Hackett.

$WLTW {{ '2017-08-21T13:42:52+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$WLTW names Michael “Mike” J. Burwell as its new Chief Financial Officer. He will replace Roger Millay, the current Chief Financial Officer, who voluntarily retires on Oct. 2, 2017.

$BABA {{ '2017-08-17T19:34:47+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

Alibaba Tmall's enjoyed rapid growth in 1Q18 and gained market share in B2C market with 49% year-on-year growth, mostly due to the growth for physical goods, said $BABA as it posted the quarterly results.

$BABA {{ '2017-08-17T19:31:38+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

"We expect to step up investments in the second half of this fiscal year to further gain B2C market share, as well as developing our new businesses," said $BABA in the earnings conference as it posted 1Q18 results.

$BABA {{ '2017-08-17T19:27:47+0000' | timeago}} • Infographic

$BABA Alibaba Group Holding Ltd Earnings AlphaGraphics: Q1 2018 highlights

$BABA {{ '2017-08-17T12:16:39+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Even as China targets $BABA's Taobao and other e-commerce sites in VPN crackdown, the $AMZN rival posted a 58% jump in revenue from core commerce of $6.3Bil in 1Q18. Mobile MAUs on Alibaba's China retail marketplaces reached 529MM in June.

$BABA {{ '2017-08-17T12:07:12+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

As $BABA posted 1Q18 results, the e-commerce giant said that annual active consumers on its China retail marketplaces jumped by 12MM to a total of 466MM, from the 12-month period ended March 31, 2017.

$BABA {{ '2017-08-17T11:52:04+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Chinese e-retail mammoth $BABA, in its bid to close the gap on arch rival $AMZN, posted a 56% hike in revenue of $7.4Bil for 1Q18. Net income soared 96% to $2.1Bil, while diluted earnings jumped 92% to $0.83 per ADS. Non-GAAP EPS improved 65% to $1.17.

$SNAP {{ '2017-08-14T17:57:33+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

40% of ads for $SNAP are coming from core markets US and Canada, which holds more than half of the global ad spend. In 2Q, 75% of the top 100 national advertisers spent on the platform. The camera company expanded its global ad reach capabilities by adding 10 more countries including Hong Kong, India and Israel, taking the total to 39 countries.

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