Daily Archive: Wednesday, April 19, 2017

BlackRock’s profits surge on index funds, but revenues miss

BlackRock, the world’s biggest asset manager, on Wednesday reported double-digit profit gains but missed revenue forecasts, results that underscore pressure on the fund industry as investors plow money into lower-cost index funds. Investors poured $82.2 billion into index funds and iShares exchange-traded funds during the first quarter that ended March 31, while its pricier active

Vivendi threatens legal action over block to Italian stakebuilding

Vincent Bolloré’s Vivendi has threatened legal action against an Italian regulator after it ruled that the French group had breached rules on concentration of power and could not keep large stakes it had built up in both Mediaset and Telecom Italia. On Tuesday Agcom, the Italian communications regulator, ruled that Vivendi’s stake-building in the two

Gardening – Know The Facts About Gardening!

This article is a commentary on gardening supplies, landscaping resources, gardening implements, gardening tools, and bulbs. Gardening Plants, Bulbs, Tools, Supplies Setting up a location for landscaping purposes necessitates the use of a large number of gardening tools. Gardening plants and blooms, bulbs, tools and supplies, for the maintenance of the garden are also required.