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Photo-sharing application company Pinterest has raised $US150 million ($200 million) from existing investors in its latest round of funding, which values the company at $US12.3 billion ($16.3 billion), a company spokeswoman said overnight.

By raising money, Pinterest is choosing to delay a potential initial public offering as its business model matures. The company generates revenue by selling ads that look like posts on its site.

Each month, 175 million people use Pinterest to collect and post images related to fashion, travel, cooking and other interests bitcoin companies to invest in. The San Francisco-based company is targeting revenue of more than $US500 million this year, people familiar with the matter have said.

Pinterest, once one of Silicon Valley’s hottest start-ups, has been overshadowed by its faster-growing competitors.

In the time since its last fundraising, Snap went public, Facebook-owned Instagram reached 700 million users, and Google built competitive image-based shopping technology.

The company said it will use the funds to improve its computer vision and visual search technologies like its Lens camera search, which lets users take pictures on their phone and search for similar items or images on Pinterest. The company will also use the new capital to improve its offering for international users.

Some of the weakness in Q1 is likely to prove temporary, although a bounce in Q2 looks unlikely at this stage bitcoin kurs chf. More broadly, there looks to have been a sustained step-down in the pace of consumer spending growth as households adjust to the new world order of very low wage growth. On that front, wages growth actually picked up in the quarter, but growth in unit labour costs remains negligible, which suggests that inflation is likely to stay low. On this whole, this confirms our view that the RBA is on hold for some time.

The small 0.3% q/q rise in GDP in the first quarter won’t worry the RBA too much as some of it was due to the temporary influence of the severe weather. Nonetheless, we believe that GDP growth will be weaker than the RBA expects both this year and next, although that probably still won’t prompt it to cut interest rates further bitcoin exchange list. More generally, the 4.3% q/q rise in mining investment was the first since 2013 and is an encouraging sign that we are getting close to the end of the mining bust.

The key challenge remains that, although corporate profits and nominal GDP have picked up, largely driven by the rise in commodity prices, this has yet to show up in wages growth. Compensation of employees rose in Q1, following a fall in Q4 2016, but is still running at a weak 1.5% y-o-y. At this stage there is little evidence of the boost to national incomes is flowing through to households. However, history suggests that it will bitcoin user reviews. Yesterday’s decision to lift the minimum wage by more than in previous rounds may very well be the first sign of this starting to happen.

Despite the slowdown in growth, there are a few positive takeaways for policymakers in today’s GDP print. First, growth in household income, which has been a key focus, rebounded in Q1, despite a decline in hours worked and anemic wage growth bitcoin account number. Second, private non-mining business investment expanded for the first time in more than 11 quarters, supporting the RBA’s view that the mining-related adjustment in capex is coming close to an end. Finally, the strong revival of nominal GDP growth is a positive for national income and should have positive spillovers for both the public sector and, eventually, households.

Digging through the accounts, we would make a few observations bitcoin transaction format. Firstly, the weaker real vs. stronger nominal/income story largely reflects u pside surprises to commodity prices for much of the period since mid 2016 and is unlikely to continue. Secondly, the gain in national income remains very much skewed toward corporates. Thirdly, the composition of domestic demand in Q1 hints at a profile further into 2017 and more so in 2018, which likely shifts away from residential construction, which has been a key contributor to both growth and employment. Fourth, the wage, consumption, and household savings dynamics remain worrying. And finally, the persistently weak trend in unit labour costs, which are the key driver of non-tradable inflation and feed into the inflation outlook over the next 4-6 quarters, suggests that the risk lies in core inflation staying below the floor of the RBA’s 2-3% target range for longer.

The Australian economy has had to contend with a lot of factors in the past year – geopolitics, weather events, the on-going unwinding of the mining construction boom and variable housing markets bitcoin org. So economic growth has trekked a zig-zag path. But importantly the record expansion remains on track bitcoin backpage. Especially positive is the health of the business sector with business conditions the best in nine years. The hope is that employment and investment will continue to lift, maintaining economic momentum.

The 1Q national accounts add to the string of data on the activity side showing that the economy is below trend and will not be reducing excess capacity soon. With the household sector subject to further headwinds from rising interest servicing costs, the pressure on the RBA’s 3% and above GDP forecast continues to mount.

Today’s data are consistent with monetary policy remaining on hold. The RBA will look through the volatility in GDP, however mixed labour market outcomes and weak wages and inflation data will prevent any hike bitcoin mining gpu comparison. Meanwhile, there is tentative evidence that macroprudential and policy changes are leading to a softening in dwelling price growth, which will help to mitigate economic risks associated with rising household debt levels should it continue valor del bitcoin en dolares. Back to top

"However, we do not believe that our FY18 estimate is reflective of a normalised performance of the business," they write. "In our view, it will take more than 12 months to get Vocus back on track, and if Vocus had been able to maintain the sales of the pre-merger businesses, and extract just half of the synergies management had expected, earnings would be closer to $435m (our FY19 estimate)."

On those, more "normal" earnings estimates, the KKR bid values the company at an EV/EBITDA of 7.4. Still, the offer is above Citi’s current valuation of $3.40 per share. And the market had pushed the share price 20 per cent higher today to $3.41.

Given the highly conditional nature of the preliminary offer, we think this is unlikely to be sufficient for VOC to grant due diligence. With the current share price depressed due to recent earnings downgrades and capex commitments bringing debt covenants into play, in our view the key motivation is the opportunity to buy underperforming assets at an attractive price.