Why UPS Stock Could Be a Winner. Margins Are Improving.

UPS CEO Carol Tome. Photo by JIM WATSON / AFP via Getty Images Text size Until recently, United Parcel Service operated a little like the New York Yankees. But the company has changed in ways that are positive for the stock. Investors, along with baseball fans, may know that the Bronx Bombers have maintained an … Read more

Meet the man behind the UK sanctions regime

“It feels a little bit like on variety TV shows years ago. You had those people who spin plates, and they’d go round and by the time the first one has stopped spinning, you’ve got to go back to the start and do it again. It does feel a little bit like that. ” The … Read more

Raymond James boss Paul Reilly bets big on the UK: ‘I do not have a cap on the number of hires’

It is June 2016. The UK votes to leave the EU. Reports predict thousands of job losses and a severe decline in the City of London. That’s when bosses at Raymond James began the company’s push into European investment banking. Some questioned whether the US mid-market specialist’s foray into the UK and Europe would last. … Read more

Too many crypto transactions are fraudulent, Starling CEO Anne Boden warns

The City should be wary of cryptocurrencies, the chief executive of Starling Bank said. “Too many transactions that go into crypto exchanges are fraudulent, and until the industry puts in more and more controls … we all have to be wary of that space,” Anne Boden told Financial News at the City Week annual conference … Read more

Qualcomm stock rallies more than 6% as handset sales drive record results, strong outlook

Qualcomm Inc. shares rallied in the extended session Wednesday after the chip maker’s record quarterly results and strong outlook blew past Wall Street estimates and the company assured analysts that demand continues to outstrip supply. Qualcomm QCOM, + 1.20% said it expects adjusted earnings of $ 2.75 to $ 2.95 a share in the third … Read more

XTX Markets’ Zar Amrolia steps down as co-CEO, JPMorgan’s Buehler named deputy chief

Zar Amrolia, who co-headed Deutsche Bank’s fixed income unit and led its hulking FX trading division, will leave XTX Markets next year. Amrolia is a key figure in City trading circles, and has co-headed XTX alongside Alex Gerko since the firm started in late 2015. XTX was a small upstart, then a big challenger for … Read more