This Is the Oldest Person in History

As medical care has gotten better, more and more people have lived to be in their 90s, or even beyond 100. In the United States, people who have lived more than 100 years number over 90,000. Worldwide, the figure is about six per 100,000 people. The rate in Japan is nearly 10 times that. The […]

Continue Reading

Are tech’s billion-dollar CEOs worth their pay?

Apple paid its chief executive, Tim Cook, $US1.4 billion ($1.8 billion) in total since 2007. Oracle’s chairman, Larry Ellison, racked up stock and cash valued at nearly $US1.9 billion over the same period. And Mark Zuckerberg has pulled in $US5.7 billion from Facebook since the company went public in 2012. These are among the billion-dollar […]

Continue Reading

U.S. Labor Productivity Growth Unrevised At 5.4% In Q1

The jump in U.S. labor productivity in the first quarter of 2021 was unrevised from the initial estimate, according to a report released by the Labor Department on Thursday. The report showed labor productivity surged up by 5.4 percent in the first quarter, unrevised from the estimate provided last month. Economists had expected the pace […]

Continue Reading

Remy Cointreau FY Net Profit Rises – Quick Facts

French wine and spirits company Remy Cointreau (REMYF.PK) reported that its net profit attributable to the group for fiscal year 2020/21 was 144.5 million euros, up 27.5% from last year. Excluding non-recurring items, net profit attributable to the Group was 148.2 million euros, up 19.4% on a reported basis. Earnings per share, excluding non-recurring items, […]

Continue Reading

Manhattan politicos squash NYC casino project

More On: casinos Atlantic City the perfect stand-in for town overrun by ‘Army of the Dead’ MGM Resorts gets OK to fully open 9 Las Vegas casinos Atlantic City casinos reinvesting millions despite COVID Wisconsin casino shooting victim recovering after emergency surgery Manhattan politicos have squashed Gov. Cuomo’s plan to fast track a Las Vegas-style […]

Continue Reading

NBFCs, HFCs feeling heat of second wave: ICRA

‘Loan overdues are set to increase’ Collections of non-banking financial companies (NBFCs) have been adversely impacted due to widespread and more stringent lockdowns in May 2021, rating agency ICRA said. “With 25-30% of collection through field operations, loan overdues are set to increase as regular collections and recoveries from overdues were impacted by the more […]

Continue Reading

This Country Has The Oldest Population In The World

It has been said that demography is destiny. Whatever the truth of that, some countries have dramatically different demographics from others, and one key characteristic is age. With that in mind, 24/7 Wall St. set out to identify the country around the world with the oldest population. Not surprisingly, most of the countries on our […]

Continue Reading