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Russia Admits Bombing CIA-Trained Rebels In Syria

Russia Admits Bombing CIA-Trained Rebels In Syria

Russia carries out a second day of airstrikes against U.S.-trained Syrian rebel forces, while the Kremlin admits it is targeting groups other than ISIS militants in coordination with the Assad regime. During his talks with French counterpart Francois Hollande on […]

Google Security Team Helped Russia Defeat Banking Fraud

Google Security Team Helped Russia Defeat Banking Fraud

Google disclosed at the Virus Bulletin conference in Prague on Thursday how Android‘s internal security task force checked rising mobile banking fraud in Russia, according to Quartz. Several Russian smartphone users were attacked by Trojan, a type of mobile banking malware, in the […]

Google Inc (GOOG) Upgraded For Valuation, Growth

Google Inc (GOOG) Upgraded For Valuation, Growth

Google’s announcement about the separation of its businesses has triggered a long list of price target increases with analysts repeatedly banging the Alphabet drum. However, the internet company now has an upgrade based on its valuation and growth rates rather […]

Are Buybacks An Oasis Or A Mirage?

Are Buybacks An Oasis Or A Mirage?

Are Buybacks An Oasis Or A Mirage? by Chris Brightman, Vitali Kalesnik and Mark Clements, Research Affiliates Key Points In 2014, the S&P 500 Index’s dividend (1.9%) + buyback (2.9%) yield = 4.8%, but this yield was not realized by […]