Monthly Archives:  August 2012

  • HP Unveils First Windows 8 Touch-Screen Laptop

    Full Story | 30th August 2012
    Hewlett-Packard Co., the world’s largest maker of personal computers, plans to unveil a line of touch-screen laptops running Microsoft Corp.’s new Windows 8 software, including one model that can convert into a tablet.The new machines, .
  • Moody upgrades Tereos to Ba2- stable outlook

    Full Story | 22nd August 2012
    Moody's Investors Service has today upgraded to Ba2 from Ba3 the corporate family rating (CFR) and probability of default rating (PDR) of Tereos. Concurrently, Moody's has upgraded to Ba3 from B1 the EUR500 million 2014 .
  • Qatari wealth fund lands stake in BAA

    Full Story | 20th August 2012
    QATAR'S wealth fund has spent nearly 1bn pounds to buy into British airport owner BAA, stepping up a shopping spree that has seen it hoover up a raft of household names. Qatar Holdings paid 900m .
  • Gap Beats on Earnings, but Full-Year Outlook Falls Short

    Full Story | 17th August 2012
    Specialty retailer Gap reported quarterly earnings and revenue that beat Wall Street's expectations on Thursday but its full-year guidance missed analysts' estimates. After the earnings announcement, the retailer's shares wavered in trading after the closing .
  • Data points to lackluster Economic Growth

    Full Story | 17th August 2012
    A trend measure of Americans signing up for new jobless benefits fell close to a four-year low last week, but weakness in a regional factory gauge showed U.S. recovery still faces an uphill climb. Other .