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22 сентября, 14:30

Politicians v the people: what our leaders could learn from Coriolanus

Shakespeare plucked an obscure Roman general from Plutarch and made him a principled but uncompromising hero. As the RSC brings the play back, its brutal statement on class divide and conviction politics has never hit harderThe Romans liked to commemorate their military victories with a showy gesture. Why just win a battle if you could also perform that victory with a triumphal procession, a few days of gladiatorial games, or a brand new name? The emperor Claudius – after he added Britain to the Roman Empire – was voted an additional title by his obedient Senate. He didn’t use it, according to the historian Cassius Dio. He preferred to pass it on to his son, who was thenceforth known as Britannicus. Nominative acquisition obviously ran in the family, because Claudius’s brother had been named Germanicus, after an earlier generation of family victories.The more obscure figure of Gaius (or Caius or Cnaeus) Marcius is usually known to us by his toponym: Coriolanus. He lived (perhaps – his life is not well-attested) at the start of the fifth century BCE and acquired his name after acts of incredible bravery in the Roman attack on the Volscian city of Corioli. His story – a man of military prowess and political principle whose refusal to compromise entails his eventual downfall – was interesting enough to capture the attention of the Roman historian Livy, the Greek historian Dionysius of Halicarnassus and the biographer Plutarch. Continue reading...

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07 сентября, 18:06

Here's Why You Should Retain BCE Stock in Your Portfolio

BCE encourages with gain in customer toll in post-paid wireless business on the back of increasing deployment of Gigabit Fibe, 4G LTE mobile networks and IP phone services.

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05 сентября, 10:11

BCE Up 2.1% Since Earnings Report: Can It Continue?

BCE reported earnings about a month ago. What's next for the stock? We take a look at earnings estimates for some clues.

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17 августа, 17:19

TELUS Corp (TU) Acquires Ireland's Call Centre Firm Voxpro

TELUS Corporation (TU) acquires Voxpro to meet the increasing partner demands for more locations, flexible support structure and multilingual team members dedicated to customer service excellence.

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16 августа, 16:26

Here's Why Your Portfolio Should Have TELUS (TU) Stock Now

TELUS Corp.'s (TU) efforts to stay ahead in a highly competitive space has consolidated its foothold in the Global Internet of Things market. The company is focusing on its PureFibre network business, which is likely to bode well.

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14 августа, 13:51

TELUS (TU) Lets Down in Q2, Misses on Earnings & Revenues

Despite weak results, TELUS Corp. (TU) gained 99,000 postpaid wireless subscribers in the second quarter of 2017.

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10 августа, 16:40

Does BCE Inc. (BCE) Make for a Suitable Value Pick Now?

Lets put BCE Inc. (BCE) stock into this equation and find out if it is a good choice for value-oriented investors right now.

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10 августа, 16:37

Telecom Stock Roundup: DISH Network, Telephone and Data Systems and BCE Disappoint in Q2

The telecom industry had a mixed run on the bourse last week.

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04 августа, 12:29

BCE Lags Q2 Earnings and Revenue Estimates, Reiterates View

BCE's (BCE) strategic moves to enhance employee skills, increase capital investments and reduce expenditures look impressive.

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02 августа, 15:33

Is a Surprise Coming for BCE Inc. (BCE) This Earnings Season?

BCE Inc. (BCE) is seeing favorable earnings estimate revision activity and has a positive Zacks Earnings ESP.

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02 августа, 15:12

Telephone and Data Systems (TDS) Q2 Earnings: What's Up?

An intensely competitive market, wireless technology upgrades and spectrum licensing are likely to have a negative effect on Telephone and Data Systems Q2 earnings.

29 июня, 19:28

Top Stock Reports for Halliburton, Boston Scientific & Anheuser-Busch

Top Stock Reports for Halliburton, Boston Scientific & Anheuser-Busch

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29 июня, 16:39

Here's Why BCE (BCE) is a Promising Pick Despite Losses

BCE's (BCE) strategic moves to enhance employee skills, increase capital investments and reduce expenditures may impact financial and growth prospects if not executed properly.

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29 июня, 16:24

Shaw Communications (SJR) Beats Q3 Earnings, Results Impress

Shaw Communications Inc. (SJR) reported impressive financial results for the third quarter of fiscal 2017 wherein both the bottom line and top line surpassed the Zacks Consensus Estimate.

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21 июня, 15:38

Rogers Communications (RCI) Down on Intense Competition

Rogers Communications (RCI) operates in an intensely competitive wireless and cable TV industry and is the leading diversified Canadian communications and media company.

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19 июня, 15:37

NEWS LET’S HOPE YOU CAN’T USE: Scientists study the diets of human sacrifices. During the final…

NEWS LET’S HOPE YOU CAN’T USE: Scientists study the diets of human sacrifices. During the final two centuries of the Shang Dynasty (1600-1046 BCE) in China, thousands of people were sacrificed at the state capital Yinxu. Some were dispatched with great fanfare, buried with rich grave goods, while others appear to have been sacrificed with […]

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14 июня, 15:21

Shaw Communications' Outlook Rating Upgraded by Moody's

Shaw Communications Inc. (SJR) recently received a shot in the arm as credit rating agency Moody's Investors Service raised the company's rating outlook to positive from stable.

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