Tag: profits

BUSINESS

ExxonMobil Profits Ratchet Up

ExxonMobil and Chevron ratchet up profits to record levels in the second quarter, as both companies benefitted from the windfalls gained from the increase in energy prices. The war between Russia and Ukraine is partly responsible for the company’s current position. The huge earnings come as consumers reel from sky-high fuel costs that have helped drive inflation to levels not […]

BUSINESS

Google Sees Profits Jump

Google owner Alphabet saw its earnings jump in the first quarter as people became a captive audience for its services in light of the pandemic. Net profit soared by 162% to a record $17.9bn in the three months to March as advertising revenue swelled by a third. It comes as the tech giant faces increased scrutiny over its power and […]

LIFESTYLE

A Story Of Ingratitude

One day, a very wealthy man was walking on the road. Along the way, he saw a beggar on the sidewalk. The rich man looks kindly on the beggar and asked, “How did you become a beggar?” The beggar said, “Sir, I’ve been applying for a job for a year now but haven’t found any. You look like a rich […]