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Can Roku Stock Keep Going After Last Week's 16% Pop?

Can Roku Stock Keep Going After Last Week's 16% Pop?

Finance
One of this month's biggest winners is  Roku (NASDAQ: ROKU) , soaring 16% last week and 89% for all of November. The stock's been on fire since the company posted game-changing third-quarter results  in its first financial report as a public company.Some reports earlier in the week credited the rally to a short squeeze , which is a possibility since 4.8 million shares of Roku, or roughly 30% of the public float, were sold short by the end of October. The stock had skyrocketed 70% a week earlier on the strong quarter, so it's not out of the question to think that short sellers were scrambling to cut their losses. However, the rally was cut short on Tuesday, when Oppenheimer downgraded the stock. The unflattering analyst call ate into most of Monda...
Fiji shock New Zealand to make World Cup last four

Fiji shock New Zealand to make World Cup last four

Sports
Rugby League World Cup quarter-finalNew Zealand: (0) 2Goals: Johnson Fiji: (2) 4Goals: Koroisau, MilneFiji will play Australia in the semi-finals of the Rugby League World Cup after winning a tense and scrappy match against New Zealand in Wellington.Fiji dominated the opening half but only had two points from a Apisai Koroisau penalty at the break.Shaun Johnson levelled before Taane Milne scored the decisive points with another penalty after 62 minutes.It was a shock result but a deserved one in what was only the second try-less match in World Cup history.Earlier, Tonga survived a major scare to beat Lebanon 24-22 in a thrilling match in Christchurch.Punching through the glass ceilingAustralia, New Zealand and England are the three established tier one teams in rugby league - but there is...
Japan’s top two lavatory-makers are at last making inroads overseas

Japan’s top two lavatory-makers are at last making inroads overseas

Finance
WHEN staff at the Louvre in Paris head to the bathroom, the toilet lid opens as they approach, a warm seat heats their derrières, and, once done, their nether regions are washed and dried precisely. Selling the equipment is a coup for Toto, Japan’s biggest producer of “shower toilets”.Toto and its rival Lixil carve up the Japanese market for fancy, multi-function loos between them. At home they have market shares of 60% and 30% respectively, according to Nomura Securities, a brokerage. Yet they have struggled to win foreign bottoms over to luxuries enjoyed in Japan for many decades.Upgrade your inboxReceive our Daily Dispatch and Editors' Picks newsletters.Today 26% of Toto’s and 30% of Lixil’s revenues come from abroad (much of it from products other than shower toilets). The Japanese mar
A last refuge for Europe's blighted killer whales

A last refuge for Europe's blighted killer whales

Science
Europe's killer whales wowed in the BBC's Blue Planet II series but these animals face extinction. Chris Gibson travelled to the small Norwegian island of Kvaløya where the orcas retain a strong foothold. But for how much longer? It was one of those television moments. The sight of killer whales herding shoals of herring into tighter and tighter balls to trap the prey near the surface of the water. The killer whales work as a pack of skilful hunters before deploying their secret weapon - tail-slapping the fish so hard they are either dazed or die. The story behind those shots is even more remarkable. They were filmed in the majestic Norwegian fjords. These long, narrow inlets are now among the few places in Europe you can see a pod of killer whales.Across Europe, these cetaceans are decli
Draw sends Arsenal into Europa League last 32

Draw sends Arsenal into Europa League last 32

Sports
Arsenal reached the knockout stages of the Europa League despite a goalless draw against Red Star Belgrade.Striker Olivier Giroud, who scored a late winner in the reverse fixture, was guilty of missing a number of chances, twice being thwarted by Red Star goalkeeper Milan Borjan and shooting wide from inside the area.The game's best chance fell to midfielder Jack Wilshere, but his shot from close range was cleared off the line.Serbian side Red Star had opportunities themselves, but striker Richmond Boakye could not hit the target with efforts in each half.The Premier League side top Group H with 10 points from four games and Cologne's 5-2 win over Bate Borisov in the group's other game allowed them to progress.Relive the goalless drawEverton knocked out of Europa LeagueEngland hopefuls fai...