37 Stock Market News for "ESNT"

Jason Sugarman Discusses the Benefits of Collegiate eSports for Educational Institutions

Jason Sugarman Thursday, July 18, 2019 12:40 PM LOS ANGELES, CA / ACCESSWIRE / July 18, 2019 / Esports, the term denoting professional competitive gaming, has been around for far longer than even its most passionate fans realize. The first-ever tournament was held in 1972 at Stanford University, where the players battled it out in a game called SpaceWar for a one-year subscription to Rolling Stone... »

Here’s how women can grow their careers, according to Morning Joe’s Mika Brzezinski

Launching and advancing your career can be tough. For women it can be even more difficult, despite the strides that have been made in recent years. They still struggle with a pay gap, making just 85% of what men earned in 2018, the Pew Research Center has found. There is also still little progress being made in boosting women’s representation in U.S. companies at every level, from first jobs... »

Prime Day Once Again Sets Shopping Record For Amazon

Amazon.com, Inc.’s (NASDAQ: AMZN) annual Prime Day event this week– the first time it stretched 48 hours — was the “largest shopping event in Amazon history.” The company said it was larger than Black Friday and Cyber Monday combined. Amazon: Record Highs Prime members across 18 countries combined to purchase more than 175 million items, Amazon said. Monday marked a n... »

EU to investigate Amazon over anti-competitive business practices

EU Commissioner for Competition Margrethe Vestager addresses a press conference on two state aid cases at the European Commission in Brussels on October 4, 2017. Emmanuel Dunand | AFP | Getty Images EU antitrust regulators will investigate Amazon to determine if the e-commerce giant’s use of merchant data breaches competition rules, the European Commission said on Wednesday. Competition Comm... »

EU to investigate Amazon over possible anti-competitive business practices

EU Commissioner for Competition Margrethe Vestager addresses a press conference on two state aid cases at the European Commission in Brussels on October 4, 2017. Emmanuel Dunand | AFP | Getty Images EU antitrust regulators will investigate Amazon to determine if the e-commerce giant’s use of merchant data breaches competition rules, the European Commission said on Wednesday. Competition Comm... »

There's a Big Difference Between Favorite Shows and Popular Shows on Netflix

Netflix (NASDAQ: NFLX) is facing a mass exodus of its most popular licensed content over the next year and a half. Walt Disney will no longer license its film output, keeping those movies for Disney+. AT&T ‘s WarnerMedia is taking back Friends , among other shows, for HBO Max . And Comcast ‘s NBCUniversal has confirmed it’s keeping The Office and it might retain other popular... »

Some Of The Best Amazon Prime Day Deals Are Found Elsewhere

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN)’s annual Prime Day selling event kicked off Monday and goes through Tuesday. Consumers looking for a great deal should consider looking at rival retailers that are looking to take away some share of Amazon’s sales by offering even better deals. What’s On Our Amazon Wishlist ◘ Sony XB01 Bluetooth speakers look like a bargain at $11.99, but be q... »

Today’s Pick-Up: Peace Of Mind In The Supply Chain; What Amazon Does And What It Doesn’t

Good day, Businesses are setting aside huge sums to budget for unplanned supply chain issues, creating what Supply Chain Dive, in a recent article, called a new form of insurance without a policy or an agent. For example, an automotive supplier, faced with the prospect of huge fines – as well as the possibility of lost business – in the event its customer’s line goes down for want of critica... »

An Apple Watch bug let people eavesdrop on your iPhone, so Apple deactivated it

Apple discovered a bug that allowed people to use an Apple Watch to listen to conversations through another person’s iPhone via the Watch’s “Walkie-Talkie” feature. Apple has disabled the feature until it can release a fix for the bug. The Walkie-Talkie feature was introduced in watchOS 5, which rolled out last September. “We were just made aware of a vulnerability re... »

Essent Group Ltd. Schedules Second Quarter Earnings Conference Call For August 2, 2019

HAMILTON, Bermuda–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Essent Group Ltd. (NYSE: ESNT) today announced that it will hold a conference call on Friday, August 2, 2019, at 10:00 a.m. Eastern time to discuss the Company’s second quarter 2019 results, which will be announced prior to the market open on the same day. The conference call will be broadcast live over the Internet at http://ir.essentgroup.com/investo... »

Educators Lose Key Resource to Close the Digital Divide and Homework Gap with today’s FCC Vote

Johnston, RI, July 10, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — “The North American Catholic Educational Programming Foundation, Inc. (NACEPF) and Mobile Beacon are gravely concerned about the long-term consequences of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC)’s decision today to dismantle the last 50+ years of public policy that designated a modest portion of licensed spectrum to educational e... »

Safety Improvements For Windows In Homes and Buildings

WASHINGTON, July 08, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Windows can be an unseen safety threat to people and pets as the result of breaking glass and the resulting shards that may cut due to sharp edges and momentum, according to the nonprofit International Window Film Association (IWFA).“Windows are critical to a building’s design and comfort, and they need to be evaluated to make sure they are both s... »

OpenGate Capital Seals Acquisition of Duraco Specialty Tapes from Essentra plc

LOS ANGELES & PARIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–OpenGate Capital, a global private equity firm, announced today that it has acquired Duraco Specialty Tapes (“Duraco”) from UK-based Essentra plc (LSE: ESNT). The transaction marks the fourth portfolio investment completed through OpenGate Capital’s second institutional fund since May 15th of this year. Financial terms were not disclosed. Andrew ... »

Pete Buttigieg raises $24.8 million in the second quarter of 2020 campaign for president

South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg speaks during the second night of the first Democratic presidential candidates debate in Miami, Florida, June 27, 2019. Mike Segar | Reuters Democratic rising star and 2020 presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg announced his fundraising total for the second quarter of his 2020 run for president early Monday morning. The $24.8 million haul represents a massive total fo... »

Pete Buttigieg raises $24.8 million in the second quarter as his White House bid gains momentum

South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg speaks during the second night of the first Democratic presidential candidates debate in Miami, Florida, June 27, 2019. Mike Segar | Reuters Democratic rising star and 2020 presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg announced his fundraising total for the second quarter of his 2020 run for president early Monday morning. The $24.8 million haul represents a massive total fo... »

Trump on demoting Fed Chair Jerome Powell, day before rate decision: ‘Let’s see what he does’

President Donald Trump, asked if he still wants to demote Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell, told reporters Tuesday, “Let’s see what he does.” Trump’s remarks came a day before the Fed was set to announce its next decision on interest rates. The president added that he wants a “level playing field” from the central bank. Bloomberg News reported Tuesday morn... »

Trump says he and China’s Xi spoke, will have ‘extended meeting next week’ at G-20

Chinese President Xi Jinping (L) holds a grand ceremony to welcome U.S. President Donald Trump outside the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China on Nov. 9, 2017. Lan Hongguang | Xinhua News Agency | Getty Images President Donald Trump on Tuesday said that he and Chinese President Xi Jinping “will be having an extended meeting next week at the G-20 in Japan.” In a tweet, Trump said... »

Near a 10-Year Low, Is Occidental Petroleum a Buy?

Occidental Petroleum (NYSE: OXY) has done an abysmal job creating value for its shareholders over the past decade. While volatile oil prices are partially to blame, the oil giant didn’t do itself any favors this year by getting into a bidding war to acquire rival Anadarko Petroleum (NYSE: APC) . That decision alone caused its stock to plunge 20% this year. That sell-off helped push Occidenta... »

Stephen Moore argues for a Fed rate cut to boost inflation — then Trump touts low inflation

Stephen Moore Anjali Sundaram | CNBC Conservative economics writer Stephen Moore told CNBC on Tuesday that the Federal Reserve needs to cut interest rates to boost persistently low inflation. “If you do that, I think you will see a nice boom in the economy,” said Moore, who last month under pressure withdrew his name from consideration by President Donald Trump for a nomination to the ... »

Trump touts low inflation moments after his onetime Fed pick argued for a rate cut to boost it

Conservative economics writer Stephen Moore told CNBC on Tuesday that the Federal Reserve needs to cut interest rates to boost persistently low inflation. “If you do that, I think you will see a nice boom in the economy,” said Moore, who last month under pressure withdrew his name from consideration by President Donald Trump for a nomination to the Federal Reserve board. “The Fed... »

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