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Bill Gates gives away $4.6 billion in Microsoft shares

Bill Gates gives away $4.6 billion in Microsoft shares

Bill Gates , Microsoft Corp co-founder and co-chair of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation , smiles after putting on a shirt bearing the slogan: "Say No to Involuntary Smoking", during a media conference in Beijing on June 11, 2011. It is known that since 1994, gates and his wife gave to charity about $ 35 billion . The powerhouse foundation is dedicated to improving the quality of life for the world's poorest, and has substantial backers beyond the Gates family-in 2006, Warren Buffett ...


Here's Bill Gates First Post on His New Instagram Account

Here's Bill Gates First Post on His New Instagram Account

The second largest was made by Mr Buffett, who donated nearly $3.2bn to the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation last month. The donation was made in June but became public on Monday following the filing of a document with the US Securities and Exchange Commission .


Amazon Instant Pickup will have your order ready in two minutes

Amazon Instant Pickup will have your order ready in two minutes

The Instant Pickup lockers are filled by an Amazon employee within minutes of an order coming through. Amazon is steadily whittling down the amount of time it takes to receive a purchased item after hitting the "Place your order" button. Its Instant Pickup program targets another laggard: impulse buys. Instant Pickup locations are also another clever way of Amazon using infrastructure it already has to serve another objective.


U.S. stocks flat but retail sales lift dollar

U.S. stocks flat but retail sales lift dollar

Still, July was even better for non-store retailers like Amazon and Jet that have soared in recent years, and increased 1.3 per cent for the month, also their strongest gain since December. Motor vehicle sales climbed 1.2 percent in July, the biggest rise since December 2016, after advancing 0.9 percent in June. Prices for motor vehicles recorded their biggest drop in almost eight years in July and have decreased for six straight months.


July furniture store sales jump 5

July furniture store sales jump 5

Brazil's retail sales grew at a brisk clip in June despite a deepening political crisis, suggesting a stronger-than-expected finish to the second quarter by the country's battered economy. Sales also rose 1.2% at auto dealers, 1.2% at home and garden centers and even 1% at department stores that have been losing ground to Internet rivals.


Home Depot's Sales Surge In Q2

Home Depot's Sales Surge In Q2

Analysts forecast that Home Depot Inc will post $7.25 EPS for the current year. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $151.41 and a 200-day moving average price of $149.89. The stock was sold at an average price of $155.47, for a total transaction of $4,856,727.33. The acquisition was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link .