I’ve found an interesting way to scrape online newspapers using Python. Many of you might already know this skill.
Newspaper is a Python module used for extracting and parsing newspaper articles. To extract information from the websites of newspapers and magazines we are going to use Newspaper library.
Using Newspaper library, not only extracting and curating articles, but you can also extract text, summary text, get text keyword.
I downloaded Individual Edition. Anaconda is the world’s most popular Python distribution platform which contains Python packages including Jupyter Notebook, Scipy, Numpy, Panda, Matplotlib, TensorFlow, etc. 2. Launch a Jupyter…
A new US stock exchange is launched
MEMX (“Members Exchange”), a new exchanged backed by Wall Street banks, electronic-trading firms and asset-management BlackRock Inc. launched this Monday to introduce a new, low-cost competitor to the New York Stock Exchange and Nasdaq Inc.
MEMX is based in Jersey City, New Jersey and it is aiming to compete with other major stock exchange, NYSE and Nasdaq.
According to Law 360 and data provided by Dealogic, between June 1 and August 31, there were a total of 1,824 mergers and acquisitions announced worth a combined $364.6 billion. There was a roughly 28% drop in overall deal volume this summer compared with last year, while total deal value fell by almost 35% according to Dealogic data.
The volume of this summer’s M&A deals represented the lowest since at least 2015, while the overall value of transactions was the lowest since 2017, according to Law 360 per Dealogic.
According to Law 360, some deal-maker said that the pipeline for…
I’ve become really fascinated in knowing what agile is when I started doing research on management trends and found out that agile methodology is one of the management trends in 2020. The agile methodology has impressed me because I’ve only worked within horizontal organizational structure/management.
Agile, a well known development methodology has become one of the important management trends in 2020. It has become increasingly necessary and has been used across industries to develop their organizations’ strategies. Well-known companies that use agile include Google, Apple, Microsoft and IBM.
It is really sad to hear that the number of empty apartments has hit the highest record for the 14 years in New York City — It’s about 13,ooo apartments are listed for rent, according to CNBC. Thousands of New Yorkers are giving up on their apartments or left the city since March due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
New York City has been one of the best cities I admire. I fell in love with the city when I first visited. I still remember the first day of how I felt about the city. It was just like love at…
I’ve listened to McKinsey Podcast this week on how Generation Z differs from Millennial and how they are reshaping the way we shop by food and do business. It was pretty interesting to learn about current shopping trends and Gen Z’s way of thinking, their perspective and their shopping habits.
Generation Z (AKA Gen Z) is the newest generation to be named and were born between 1995 and 1996 and now up to 22 years old. Millennials (previously defined as Generation Y, AKA Gen Y) are in between 1981 and 1995.
China’s biggest fast-food chain operator, Yum China Holdings Inc. (“Yum China”) has filed confidentiality for a Hong Kong listing that could raise about $2 billion.
Yum China operates 9,295 restaurants in over 1,400 cities in the country, according to its website. They reported a 24% year over year decline in 1Q revenue and said it expects an extended recovery period.
The U.S. Chain brands including KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell in China also submitted a stock listing application to the Hong Kong exchange in recent weeks, the people said, asking not to be identified because the information is. …
COVID-19 has dramatically impacted the lives of individuals globally and has disrupted the world economy made a negative impact on the global economy. For M&A activity, it was the worst 1Q 2020 since 2016 — Companies are facing a lack of debt financing, all making it harder to execute new transactions, according to Forbes. It has even made an impact on ongoing M&A transactions — Buyers’ attempts to back out of a transaction between signing and closing and both buyers and sellers have carved-out pandemics from the Material Adverse Effect (“MAE”) provisions in their M&A agreements.
Despite the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic in global M&A activity, more healthcare and life science deals are expected to continue to grow. VCs and PEs are shifting towards the healthcare and life sciences transactions.
M&A transactions were decreased significantly during both the dot-com bubble and the financial crisis. Therefore, a short-term decline in M&A activity as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic seems highly likely for the rest of the year. However, the impact of the pandemic may also propel M&A activity in some areas, including healthcare sector.
This COVID-19 pandemic is not just impacting the financial system generally…
Despite the COVID-19 crisis, European VC’s active remains active, especially in healthtech, insurtech, and artificial intelligence. See below list of top 10 companies with the highest venture valuation in France, Germany, and the UK.
According to PitchBook, France has seen record amounts of capital invested into its startups. The top French companies with the highest venture valuations have a combined value of more than €6 billion. Below is the list of the top 10 top French companies with the highest venture valuation in a variety of industries, including healthtech, insurtech, and artificial intelligence.
1.BlaBlaCar (Long distance ride-sharing network based in…