E-commerce: Facebook launches the Business Suite application for SMEs

Technology: Facebook is continuing its strategy of developing e-commerce on its platforms, by designing new tools for businesses. Facebook is launching a new application for small businesses, allowing you to manage professional pages or profiles on both Facebook and Instagram.  Facebook Business Suite The tool is called "Facebook Business Suite". The platform explains that this app allows businesses to post to Facebook and Instagram at the same time, and manage and receive messages, notifications and alerts in one place. The interface will also measure engagement, visualizing the tool's metrics through an information tab on Facebook and Instagram.

"We first designed Facebook Business Suite for small businesses, but it's a long-term investment, and we hope to make it the primary interface for businesses of all sizes that use Facebook, Messenger, Instagram and WhatsApp," Facebook CEO Sheryl Sandberg said in a blog post yesterday. “Th…

Wall Street Stock Exchange: Values to Follow on Wall Street

Main stocks to follow on Monday on Wall Street, where futures on the main indices suggest a 1.2% opening down for the Nasdaq and around 2% for the Dow Jones and the S & P-500:
 
Wall Street Stock Exchange

* EXXON MOBIL and CHEVRON drop 3.6% and 4.3% respectively in pre-market exchanges due to the sharp drop in crude prices. The May crude oil contract tumbled 38% to $ 11.35 a barrel, the lowest in more than 20 years.

* HALLIBURTON reported a $ 1.1 billion impairment charge in the first quarter on Monday and said it expects North American business to drop significantly as oil prices fall. The action lost 6.5% in avant-Bourse.

BOEING - China Development Bank (CDB) Financial Leasing announced Monday that it has signed an agreement with the aeronautics and defense group to cancel the purchase of 29 copies of the 737 MAX ordered but not yet delivered.

* IBM must publish its quarterly results after the close of the American markets.

* DUPONT said on Monday it expected quarterly profit to exceed expectations, as the coronavirus epidemic has increased demand for its products used for example in the production of protective clothing. The chemistry group gained 4.3% in avant-Bourse.

* ALIBABA announced Monday that it will invest 200 billion yuan (26 billion euros) in its cloud computing infrastructure over the next three years, as demand has increased with the use of teleworking due to the coronavirus epidemic.




* ALPHABET, FACEBOOK - Australia will adopt in the coming months a law obliging Google, a subsidiary of Alphabet, and Facebook to share their advertising revenues with press groups whose digital giants use the content, which would make it one of the first countries to take such action.

* AMAZON has started using thermal imaging cameras in its warehouses to speed up the detection of workers with fever who may be infected with the new coronavirus, employees of the US e-commerce giant told Reuters.

* ABBVIE - RBC raised its recommendation to “outperformance” against “sector performance” and raised its price target to $ 93 against $ 79.

* WALT DISNEY fell 3% in trading on the avant-Bourse after the downgrading of recommendations from UBS and Credit Suisse to "neutral".