Tag: Price Setting

Fuel prices are stable for now, but continue to sting motorists | Times of India

Fuel prices are stable for now, but continue to sting motorists | Times of India

After rising steadily for a few weeks, prices of petrol and diesel have stabilised at Rs 79.50 and Rs 68.50 per litre this week, apparently under instructions from the Union petroleum ministry not to raise prices of the two commodities, for now. The manner in which prices of petrol and diesel were rising in the […]

Three Big Reasons U.S. Healthcare Spending Outpaces Other High-Income Countries | Managed Healthcare Executive

Three Big Reasons U.S. Healthcare Spending Outpaces Other High-Income Countries | Managed Healthcare Executive

Key finding #2: Per capita spending for pharmaceuticals was $1,443 in the United States, compared with a range of $466 to $939 in other nations. For several commonly used brand-name pharmaceuticals, the United States had substantially higher prices than other countries. According to a Kaiser Family Foundation report, the United States is the world leader […]

Bitcoin Mining Pressures Hardware Prices | NewsBTC

Bitcoin Mining Pressures Hardware Prices | NewsBTC

Prices of PC Components Skyrocket Due to Bitcoin Mining The cryptocurrency mining boom is taking the blame for the inflationary prices in the PC hardware industry. The exponential demand for processing power and memory needed to mine crypto hashes for cryptocurrency is not being followed by similar growth in industrial capacity to supply those items. […]

This year’s new iPhone X might cost more than $1,000 | BGR

This year’s new iPhone X might cost more than $1,000 | BGR

According to rumblings from the rumor mill, Apple’s 2018 iPhone lineup will consist of three new devices. On the low-end, Apple will release a 6.1-inch device with an edgeless LCD display. Above that, Apple will reportedly release a next-gen iPhone X along with a iPhone X Plus with a 6.5 inch OLED display. While analysts […]

Natural Gas Futures Rally on Bullish Storage Miss; Spot Prices Surge on April Chills | Natural Gas Intelligence

Natural Gas Futures Rally on Bullish Storage Miss; Spot Prices Surge on April Chills | Natural Gas Intelligence

Natural gas futures closed out the week on a bullish note Friday, with the front month adding close to a nickel on the heels of a larger-than-expected April storage withdrawal. Spot prices surged across the northern United States as forecasters were calling for colder temperatures and even some snow over the weekend; the NGI National […]

Is your friend getting a cheaper Uber fare than you are? | The Guardian

Is your friend getting a cheaper Uber fare than you are? | The Guardian

We all know that ride-share companies like Uber and Lyft operate dynamic, or “surge”, pricing: they change their prices in real time, according to supply and demand. But is there something else behind these fluctuations in fees? Is your taxi fare actually being personalized according to how much the company thinks you are willing to […]

Grab ordered to explain P2 per minute charge | Tempo

Grab ordered to explain P2 per minute charge | Tempo

Grab Philippines Public Affairs head Leo Gonzales said in a statement that they are “allowed” to set its own fares with the guidance of the regulating body. “Department Order 2015-011 allowed TNCs to set its own fares with the oversight of the LTFRB. In June 2017, Grab, upon review of its pricing structure, initiated per […]

Can Apple Win Customers With $700 iPhone In 2018? | Dazeinfo

Can Apple Win Customers With $700 iPhone In 2018? | Dazeinfo

The Wall Street is abuzz with rumours of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) facing the worst quarter in the history as neither the price of iPhone X nor the specification of iPhone X could pull customers to the Apple Stores. It is estimated that Apple could manage to sell only 8 million iPhone X during Q1 2018, […]

Crude oil spike could pinch FMCGs hard; operating margins likely to suffer | Business Standard News

Crude oil spike could pinch FMCGs hard; operating margins likely to suffer | Business Standard News

Your favourite toothpaste or detergent bar could cost more if crude oil prices continue to rally the way they have in the past month. Between March 9 and now, crude oil has spiked to levels of about $72 a barrel, a jump of 10 per cent. The expectation is that it could cross the $75-mark […]

AMD Puts 2nd Gen Ryzen CPUs Up for Pre-Order, Ships Next Week | ExtremeTech

AMD Puts 2nd Gen Ryzen CPUs Up for Pre-Order, Ships Next Week | ExtremeTech

What the new CPUs do deliver is substantially increased clocks and, in one case, a somewhat higher TDP. The new Ryzen 7 2700X is a 3.7GHz base, 4.3GHz boost clock CPU, compared with the 3.6GHz base clock, 4GHz boost on the Ryzen 7 1800X. At first glance, that might not look like much, but looks […]