» How Long Would It Take To Travel From One End Of The Universe To The Other At Light Speed?
06/08/19 11:30 from Forbes - Tech
If the universe is 93 billion light years in diameter, how long would it take to travel end to end at light speed? This question was originally answered on Quora by Jack Fraser.

» Siemens Buys Low Code Mendix, The Digital Factory Race Climbs Higher
06/08/19 02:00 from Forbes - Tech
German industrial engineering company Siemens has bought the originally Dutch (now US located) ‘low code’ company Mendix for US$ 730 million in cash. There is no formal ‘face off’ going on between Siemens and GE, but many publications ha...

» Android Circuit: Samsung Galaxy Note 9 To Launch August 9th, On Sale Late August, Here Are The New Features
03/08/19 16:28 from Forbes - Tech
This week’s Android Circuit includes the release date of the Galaxy Note 9, new leaked features of Samsung’s phablet, how to unlock the Galaxy S10, the OnePlus 6 breaks records, the notched Pixel 3 leaks, Nokia smartphones reaching the T...

» Japan to lead development of SWIFT network for cryptocurrency: source
17/07/19 22:32 from Reuters: Technology
Japan's government is leading a global push to set up an international network for cryptocurrency payments, similar to the SWIFT network used by banks, in an effort to fight money laundering, a person familiar with the plan said on Thurs...

» Qualcomm set to face second EU antitrust fine shortly: sources
17/07/19 22:13 from Reuters: Business News
Qualcomm, the world's no.1 chipmaker, could be hit with a second EU antitrust fine as soon as Thursday for blocking a rival from the market more than a decade ago, people familiar with the matter said.

» Qualcomm set to face second EU antitrust fine shortly: sources
17/07/19 22:13 from Reuters: Technology
Qualcomm, the world's no.1 chipmaker, could be hit with a second EU antitrust fine as soon as Thursday for blocking a rival from the market more than a decade ago, people familiar with the matter said.

» U.S. solar sector launches lobbying push to preserve key subsidy
17/07/19 22:13 from Reuters: Business News
The U.S. solar industry on Wednesday kicked off a lobbying push aimed at convincing Congress to extend a generous tax credit for solar energy systems that is set to begin phasing out next year.

» U.S. lawmakers challenge Facebook over Libra cryptocurrency plan
17/07/19 22:10 from Reuters: Business News
U.S. lawmakers bashed Facebook on Wednesday over its planned cryptocurrency, saying the company had not shown it could be trusted to safeguard the world financial system and consumers' data.

» U.S. lawmakers challenge Facebook over Libra cryptocurrency plan
17/07/19 22:10 from Reuters: Technology
U.S. lawmakers bashed Facebook on Wednesday over its planned cryptocurrency, saying the company had not shown it could be trusted to safeguard the world financial system and consumers' data.

» U.S. Senator Schumer asks FBI, FTC to probe Russia's FaceApp over security concerns
17/07/19 22:01 from Reuters: Technology
U.S. Senate minority leader Chuck Schumer called on the FBI and the Federal Trade Commission to conduct a national security and privacy investigation into Russia-based FaceApp, whose mobile software application alters users' photos, in a...

» Netflix: house of cards
17/07/19 21:54 from FT.com - IT
Losing subscribers punches a hole in the streaming service’s debt-driven business model

» FaceApp Lets You ‘Age’ a Photo by Decades. Does It Also Violate Your Privacy?
17/07/19 21:41 from NYT > Business Day
Some security concerns raised about the app at the center of a popular social media trend are exaggerated, but experts say the developer should be more transparent.

» Asian stocks wobble, bond yields fall on earnings woes, trade worries
17/07/19 21:27 from Reuters: Business News
Asian shares wobbled in early Thursday trading as Wall Street stocks dropped on early signs that the U.S.-China trade war could hurt corporate earnings, helping to underpin solid demand for safe-haven U.S. Treasuries.

» After Netflix’s Prices Go Up, Its U.S. Subscriptions Go Down
17/07/19 21:19 from NYT > Business Day
The drop in the second quarter was the first in 12 years of streaming. And while the company added 2.7 million customers worldwide, Wall Street had expected five million.

» Australia’s Lendlease and Google sign $15bn property deal
17/07/19 21:18 from FT.com - IT

» Crude futures fall after strong build in U.S. oil products stocks
17/07/19 21:06 from Reuters: Business News
Oil prices fell on Thursday, extending declines into a fourth day, after official data showed U.S. stockpiles of products like gasoline rose sharply last week, suggesting weak demand during the peak driving season.

» Australian property firm LendLease lands $15 billion deal with Google
17/07/19 20:57 from Reuters: Business News
Australian construction firm LendLease Group on Thursday said it has secured a contract from Alphabet Inc's Google to jointly undertake development of properties worth $15 billion in the U.S. state of California.

» The New York Post: Schumer asks FBI to investigate FaceApp’s potential Kremlin ties
17/07/19 20:45 from MarketWatch.com - Top Stories – Sponsored by: CyberTrader
Sen. Chuck Schumer on Wednesday asked the director of the FBI to probe whether data shared on the popular FaceApp software is ending up in the hands of the Russian government or third-party companies with ties to the Kremlin.

» Federal Minimum Wage Hikes Could Crush Small Businesses Across America
17/07/19 20:14 from Forbes - Markets
Minimum wage hikes won’t come out from the pockets of politicians. They will be paid by small businesses.

» MarketWatch First Take: With Netflix stock upside down, ‘Stranger Things’ becomes its most important series ever
17/07/19 20:13 from MarketWatch.com - Top Stories – Sponsored by: CyberTrader
Netflix Inc.’s earnings were received about as well as New Coke’s debut Wednesday, but a show that features Coca-Cola Co.’s failed reboot could show a path to a rebound.

» G7 finance chiefs pour cold water on Facebook's digital coin plans
17/07/19 20:05 from Reuters: Technology
Group of Seven finance chiefs cast a cloud over prospects for Facebook's Libra digital coin on Wednesday, insisting tough regulatory problems would have to be worked out first.

» Japan urges G7 to think beyond existing rules in dealing with Libra
17/07/19 20:05 from Reuters: Technology
Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso on Wednesday urged his G7 counterparts to make a comprehensive assessment of Facebook Inc's Libra digital currency for any fresh challenges that could be overlooked by existing regulations.

» Netflix shares plunge as global growth falls short, U.S. customers shrink
17/07/19 20:01 from Reuters: Business News
Netflix Inc said on Wednesday it lost U.S. streaming customers for the first time in eight years and missed targets for new subscribers overseas, an announcement that jarred investors ahead of looming competition.

» Netflix shares plunge as global growth falls short, U.S. customers shrink
17/07/19 20:01 from Reuters: Technology
Netflix Inc said on Wednesday it lost U.S. streaming customers for the first time in eight years and missed targets for new subscribers overseas, an announcement that jarred investors ahead of looming competition.

» Earnings Watch: Earnings Watch: Why Microsoft is suddenly the most valuable company in Big Tech
17/07/19 20:01 from MarketWatch.com - Top Stories – Sponsored by: CyberTrader
It was just a year ago that the debate about trillion-dollar market caps focused on Apple Inc. and Amazon.com Inc., but Microsoft has held that title to itself for more than a month.

» Global drone market estimated to reach $14 billion over next decade: study
17/07/19 19:37 from Reuters: Technology
The worldwide non-military drone market, dominated by manufacturers in China, will triple in size to $14.3 billion in sales over the next decade, a study released on Wednesday said, even as U.S. officials warn of national security risks.

» The Margin: Ready for grasshopper juice? These bugs pack 5x more antioxidants than fresh-squeezed OJ
17/07/19 19:32 from MarketWatch.com - Top Stories – Sponsored by: CyberTrader
New research finds grasshoppers, silkworms, crickets and giant cicadas could be the new superfoods.

» ‘Beautiful’ to Close at the End of October
17/07/19 19:30 from NYT > Business Day
The Carole King musical has grossed nearly $250 million since opening on Broadway in 2014.

» The Wall Street Journal: Videogame-streamer DouYu raises $775 million in largest U.S. IPO by a Chinese company this year
17/07/19 19:28 from MarketWatch.com - Top Stories – Sponsored by: CyberTrader
A Chinese video-streaming service raised $775 million through a Nasdaq listing, capitalizing on the growing popularity of watching others play games on the internet.

» California settles decades-long lawsuit over lead paint, but outcome is bittersweet
17/07/19 19:26 from Reuters: Business News
When Californian counties and cities first sued paint makers in 2000, they wanted the companies to pay billions to remove dangerous old lead paint from hundreds of thousands of homes.

» MercadoLibre preps to offer investment platform for e-wallet users
17/07/19 19:12 from Reuters: Technology
MercadoLibre Inc, Latin America's top e-commerce platform, is taking its latest step into the world of banking, saying on Wednesday that it would start allowing Mexican users of its e-wallet to earn interest on money saved in its app by ...

» Netflix to roll out cheaper mobile-only plan in India
17/07/19 19:10 from Reuters: Business News
Netflix Inc said on Wednesday it would roll out a lower-priced mobile-only plan in India, tapping into a price-sensitive market where data consumption on smartphones is surging.

» Netflix to roll out cheaper mobile-only plan in India
17/07/19 19:10 from Reuters: Technology
Netflix Inc said on Wednesday it would roll out a lower-priced mobile-only plan in India, tapping into a price-sensitive market where data consumption on smartphones is surging.

» Japanese official says negotiators working hard on U.S.-Japan trade deal
17/07/19 19:07 from Reuters: Business News
U.S. and Japanese officials are working hard to reach agreement on a bilateral trade agreement, a senior Japanese official told Reuters on Wednesday, adding he was looking forward to news on the deal in the near future.

» Coinbase launches tool that analyses ‘trading signals’
17/07/19 19:04 from FT.com - IT
Exchange scrutinises trading activity of top cryptocurrency holders

» Worst Car Brands Of 2019
17/07/19 19:04 from 24/7 Wall St.
Buying a new car can be a truly daunting task. There are hundreds of models to choose from across dozens of brands, and sifting through reviews of quality, performance, design, and more can be overwhelming, even before working out the fi...

» Best Car Brands Of 2019
17/07/19 19:02 from 24/7 Wall St.
Buying a new car can be a truly daunting task. There are hundreds of models to choose from across dozens of brands, and sifting through reviews of quality, performance, design, and more can be overwhelming, even before working out the fi...

» Urinary Tract Infections Affect Millions. The Cures Are Faltering.
17/07/19 18:40 from NYT > Business Day
As the infections become increasingly resistant to antibiotics, some standard treatments no longer work for an ailment that was once easily cured.

» 9 After-Hours Stock Movers Tanking After Big News Reactions
17/07/19 18:39 from 24/7 Wall St.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at 27,219.85 after a 115.78 drop on the day, and the S&P 500 closed down almost 20 points at 2,984.42. While earnings season is off to a very mixed start, there are almost always some big winne...

» The Apollo 11 Mission Was Also a Global Media Sensation
17/07/19 18:36 from NYT > Business Day
The satellites were finally ready to beam images back to Earth in 1969. And some 600 million people watched the event live.

» Cloud growth fuels IBM profit beat
17/07/19 18:36 from Reuters: Technology
International Business Machines Corp beat analysts' estimates for second-quarter profit on Wednesday, propped up by recurring growth in its high-margin cloud business.

» Cloud growth fuels IBM profit beat
17/07/19 18:36 from Reuters: Business News
International Business Machines Corp beat analysts' estimates for second-quarter profit on Wednesday, propped up by recurring growth in its high-margin cloud business.

» Netflix subscriber growth falls short after price rises
17/07/19 18:28 from FT.com - US homepage
Shares tumble as much as 12% after service loses US customers for first time in 8 years

» Netflix stock drops more than 10% as earnings show huge decline in new subscribers
17/07/19 18:27 from MarketWatch.com - Top Stories – Sponsored by: CyberTrader
Netflix Inc. shares plunged more than 10% in the extended session Wednesday after the video-streaming giant badly missed projections for new paid subscriptions.

» Disney Calls Heiress’s Pay Criticism a ‘Gross and Unfair Exaggeration’
17/07/19 18:23 from NYT > Business Day
Walt Disney’s grandniece Abigail Disney had said she was “livid” about the company’s pay practices after a visit to Disneyland last year.

» EBay beats estimates as more shoppers flock to site, shares rise
17/07/19 18:18 from Reuters: Technology
EBay Inc beat Wall Street estimates for quarterly revenue and profit on Wednesday, as efforts to make its platforms easier to navigate attracted more customers, coupled with growth in its advertising and payments businesses.

» EBay beats estimates as more shoppers flock to site, shares rise
17/07/19 18:18 from Reuters: Business News
EBay Inc beat Wall Street estimates for quarterly revenue and profit on Wednesday, as efforts to make its platforms easier to navigate attracted more customers, coupled with growth in its advertising and payments businesses.

» Bank of America trims net interest income guidance
17/07/19 18:11 from Reuters: Business News
Bank of America Corp lowered its annual net interest income guidance on Wednesday to reflect a weakened interest rate environment as the second-largest U.S. lender reported higher-than expected earnings fueled by strong consumer trends.

» G7 finance leaders voice skepticism over Libra: Japan finance minister
17/07/19 18:08 from Reuters: Technology
Japan's Finance Minister Taro Aso said on Wednesday that various voices of skepticism over Facebook Inc's Libra digital currency surfaced at a gathering of Group of Seven (G7) finance leaders.

» Earnings Results: IBM stock slips as earnings, cloud revenue beat Street view
17/07/19 18:07 from MarketWatch.com - Top Stories – Sponsored by: CyberTrader
International Business Machines Corp. shares give back gains in the extended session Wednesday and slip to a loss after the tech giant top Wall Street earnings estimates for the second quarter.

» Why sentiment wields an outsized influence in China’s markets
17/07/19 18:00 from FT.com - Financial Markets News
Financial system must be restructured to reduce the real economy’s overdependence on bank lending

» India’s Congress party forced to confront identity crisis
17/07/19 18:00 from FT.com - US homepage
Rahul Gandhi’s resignation raises existential questions about a defining political movement

» Wall St. falls as CSX results signal damage from trade tensions
17/07/19 17:46 from Reuters: Business News
U.S. stock indexes fell on Wednesday as weak results from CSX Corp stoked concerns that the protracted trade war between the United States and China could hurt corporate earnings.

» Maty Ezraty, Who Spread Her Yoga Methods Globally, Dies at 55
17/07/19 17:43 from NYT > Business Day
If you’ve ever taken a yoga class in the United States, the chances are you were influenced by Ms. Ezraty’s techniques.

» Sanctions on Russia and North Korea Put Tiny Latvia in U.S. Cross Hairs
17/07/19 17:40 from NYT > Business Day
Corruption has driven honest investors away and damaged the Latvian economy, making the cleaning up of illicit bank activity a top priority for a new government.

» Market Snapshot: Stocks notch back-to-back losses and Dow transports shed 3.6%
17/07/19 17:25 from MarketWatch.com - Top Stories – Sponsored by: CyberTrader
U.S. stocks end lower for a second straight session Wednesday as investors digest mixed earnings results and economic data, while a lack of progress on the Beijing-Washington tariff dispute remained a headache.

» Beach Towns That Will Soon Be Under Water
17/07/19 17:21 from 24/7 Wall St.
There are about 13,000 miles of coastline in the 48 contiguous United States, and by the end of the century, these contours will be greatly altered by climate change. By the close of the 21st century, about 2.5 million properties worth $...

» China, trade wars dent Alcoa’s demand hopes
17/07/19 17:18 from MarketWatch.com - Top Stories – Sponsored by: CyberTrader
Alcoa predicts lower demand growth for aluminium amid trade wars and the global economic backdrop.

» IBM revenue drops for fourth straight quarter
17/07/19 17:14 from FT.com - IT

» Boeing to make $50 million in payments to 737 MAX crash victims' families
17/07/19 17:14 from Reuters: Business News
Boeing Co said on Wednesday it will dedicate half of a $100 million fund it created after two crashes of its 737 MAX planes to provide payments to families of those killed, with veteran U.S. compensation expert Ken Feinberg hired by the ...

» Cloud growth fuels IBM profit beat, shares rise
17/07/19 17:13 from Reuters: Business News
International Business Machines Corp beat analysts' estimates for second-quarter profit on Wednesday, propped up by recurring growth in its high-margin cloud computing business, sending its shares up as much as 4% in extended trading.

» Cloud growth fuels IBM profit beat, shares rise
17/07/19 17:13 from Reuters: Technology
International Business Machines Corp beat analysts' estimates for second-quarter profit on Wednesday, propped up by recurring growth in its high-margin cloud computing business, sending its shares up as much as 4% in extended trading.

» Netflix shares tumble as it misses global subscriber forecasts
17/07/19 17:03 from Reuters: Business News
Netflix Inc added fewer quarterly subscribers than Wall Street expected and its U.S. customer base shrank as its programming failed to draw new viewers, jarring investors ahead of looming competition.

» Netflix shares tumble as it misses global subscriber forecasts
17/07/19 17:03 from Reuters: Technology
Netflix Inc added fewer quarterly subscribers than Wall Street expected and its U.S. customer base shrank as its programming failed to draw new viewers, jarring investors ahead of looming competition.

» G7 pushed to back $255m financial inclusion fund
17/07/19 17:00 from FT.com - Financial Markets News
Greater access to digital bank accounts in developing world will particularly help women

» NewsWatch: Netflix stock drops more than 10% as earnings show huge decline in new subscribers
17/07/19 17:00 from MarketWatch.com - Top Stories – Sponsored by: CyberTrader
Netflix Inc. shares plunged more than 10% in the extended session Wednesday after the video-streaming giant badly missed projections for new paid subscriptions.

» Why Kinder Morgan Shares Are Sagging 
17/07/19 16:57 from 24/7 Wall St.
Energy infrastructure giant Kinder Morgan reported better-than-expected earnings and slightly light revenues after markets closed Wednesday.

» Ebay boosts outlook as customer accounts grow
17/07/19 16:56 from FT.com - IT

» Trump formally expels Turkey from F-35 programme
17/07/19 16:55 from FT.com - US homepage
Ban for Nato ally comes after Erdogan’s purchase of Russian air defence system

» In One Chart: The skyrocketing cost of securing the southern border, in one chart
17/07/19 16:54 from MarketWatch.com - Top Stories – Sponsored by: CyberTrader
In 1990, the Border Patrol budget came in at $263 million. Three decades later, and that figure, with immigration a hot-button topic ahead of the 2020 election, has surged to $4.7 billion, according to the Department of Homeland Security.

» Personal Finance Daily: The grim reality of millennials who rely on their parents for money and what you should know before using FaceApp
17/07/19 16:52 from MarketWatch.com - Top Stories – Sponsored by: CyberTrader
Wednesday's Personal Finance Stories

» Paint makers reach $305 million settlement in California, ending marathon lead poisoning lawsuit
17/07/19 16:50 from Reuters: Business News
After a 19-year legal struggle, three former makers of lead paint have agreed to a $305 million settlement with California county and city governments to mitigate poisoning dangers still present in old housing.

» The Margin: Watch President Trump and Epstein ogle cheerleaders at Mar-a-Lago bash
17/07/19 16:44 from MarketWatch.com - Top Stories – Sponsored by: CyberTrader
President Trump understandably distanced himself from Jeffrey Epstein earlier this month, telling reporters in the Oval Office that “I wasn’t a fan.” But it hasn’t always been that way, if this video is any indication.

» The Wall Street Journal: U.S.-China Talks Stuck in Rut Over Huawei
17/07/19 16:44 from MarketWatch.com - Top Stories – Sponsored by: CyberTrader
Trade negotiations are at standstill as Washington weighs how much business with telecom-equipment giant to allow

» eBay Wins Big in Q2
17/07/19 16:39 from 24/7 Wall St.
eBay released its second quarter earnings report after the markets closed on Wednesday. The firm said that it had $0.68 in earnings per share (EPS) and $2.7 billion in revenue, compared with consensus estimates that called for $0.62 in E...

» EBay beats second-quarter revenue estimates
17/07/19 16:35 from Reuters: Business News
EBay Inc beat Wall Street estimates for quarterly revenue on Wednesday, as a multi-year effort to make its platforms easier to use attracted more customers.

» S&P 500 falls by most in 3 weeks as investors digest earnings
17/07/19 16:32 from FT.com - Equities

» Market Extra: Head of the world’s largest hedge fund says a ‘paradigm shift’ in markets now makes gold a good bet
17/07/19 16:27 from MarketWatch.com - Top Stories – Sponsored by: CyberTrader
Ray Dalio is jumping on the gold bandwagon. That’s ultimately the upshot of a nearly 7,000-word screed, written by the founder of Bridgewater Associates in a LinkedIn blog.

» Facebook’s Cryptocurrency Faces Second Day of Critical Hearings
17/07/19 16:26 from NYT > Business Day
Skeptical House committee members said Facebook’s Libra plans could be a threat to central banks and aid tax evaders and drug dealers.

» What Reckitt’s $1.4 Billion Settlement Says About The Pharma Industry
17/07/19 16:26 from Forbes - Markets
Making misleading claims about the safety and effectiveness of drugs to convince doctors to write more prescriptions has long been one of the pharmaceutical industry’s favored methods of driving profits.

» IBM revenue falls as weak legacy businesses offset cloud growth
17/07/19 16:26 from Reuters: Business News
International Business Machines Corp posted a 4.2% fall in quarterly revenue, in line with analysts' estimates, as weakness in its legacy businesses of selling hardware and software offset growth in its high-margin cloud computing unit.

» IBM revenue falls as weak legacy businesses offset cloud growth
17/07/19 16:26 from Reuters: Technology
International Business Machines Corp posted a 4.2% fall in quarterly revenue, in line with analysts' estimates, as weakness in its legacy businesses of selling hardware and software offset growth in its high-margin cloud computing unit.

» Earnings Watch: EBay stock rises after earnings beat
17/07/19 16:26 from MarketWatch.com - Top Stories – Sponsored by: CyberTrader
EBay Inc. shares rose 3.6% in the extended session Wednesday after the company beat earnings expectations.

» Why Netflix Is in Trouble After This Q2 Report
17/07/19 16:22 from 24/7 Wall St.
Netflix reported its most recent quarterly results after the markets closed on Wednesday. The firm said that it had $0.60 in earnings per share (EPS) and $4.92 billion in revenue, compared with consensus estimates that called for $0.56 i...

» Wall Street falls on fears of trade war earnings impact
17/07/19 16:21 from Reuters: Business News
U.S. stock indexes fell on Wednesday as weak results from CSX Corp stoked concerns that the protracted trade war between the United States and China could hurt corporate earnings.

» Netflix adds fewer-than-expected subscribers in second quarter; shares tumble
17/07/19 16:19 from Reuters: Technology
Netflix Inc added fewer paid subscribers than expected in the second quarter as the video streaming pioneer raised prices in some of its major markets, including the United States, sending its shares down nearly 10% in extended trading.

» Netflix adds fewer-than-expected subscribers in second quarter; shares tumble
17/07/19 16:19 from Reuters: Business News
Netflix Inc added fewer paid subscribers than expected in the second quarter as the video streaming pioneer raised prices in some of its major markets, including the United States, sending its shares down nearly 10% in extended trading.

» Trump Today: Trump credits ‘vicious’ congresswomen for rise in poll as he heads to campaign rally
17/07/19 16:18 from MarketWatch.com - Top Stories – Sponsored by: CyberTrader
President Donald Trump on Wednesday thanked a quartet of Democratic congresswomen for a bump in his poll numbers, showing no sign of backing away from a high-profile feud as he headed for a campaign rally in North Carolina.

» A major new study suggests it’s possible to avoid developing dementia — 5 ways to reduce your risk
17/07/19 16:18 from MarketWatch.com - Top Stories – Sponsored by: CyberTrader
The study was published Monday by scientists at the University of Exeter and presented at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference 2019 in Los Angeles.

» This One Simple Trick Can Get You 200%+ Dividend Growth And Big Gains
17/07/19 16:18 from Forbes - Markets
Make no mistake: Jerome Powell’s pain is our chance to set ourselves up for 7%+ dividends, along with serious upside!

» The Moneyist: I treated my girlfriend to a vacation for paying off her car loan — how do I convince her to pay off her student debt?
17/07/19 16:17 from MarketWatch.com - Top Stories – Sponsored by: CyberTrader
‘Are these major red flags or is it just a matter of financial literacy?’

» Market Extra: Junk-bond ETF holdings could top $52.7 billion record ahead of expected rate cuts
17/07/19 16:14 from MarketWatch.com - Top Stories – Sponsored by: CyberTrader
Investors are pouring money into exchange-traded funds that track junk-rated corporate bonds, using exposure to debt-laden companies as a ‘stock replacement’ strategy

» Trade, earnings worry drag on stocks; U.S. Treasury yields fall
17/07/19 16:12 from Reuters: Business News
A gauge of global equities retreated for a second straight session and U.S. Treasury yields fell as simmering trade concerns gained steam and the pace of the U.S. corporate earnings season picked up.

» Netflix adds fewer-than-expected subscribers in second quarter
17/07/19 16:09 from Reuters: Business News
Netflix Inc added fewer paid subscribers than expected in the second quarter as the video streaming pioneer raised prices in some of its major markets, including the United States.

» Boeing to make $50 million in payments to 737 MAX crash victim families
17/07/19 16:06 from Reuters: Business News
Boeing Co said on Wednesday it will dedicate half of a $100 million fund it created after two crashes of its 737 MAX planes to provide payments to families of those killed, with compensation expert Ken Feinberg hired by the world's large...

» The Tell: Currency intervention: Here’s how the U.S. could move to weaken the dollar
17/07/19 16:06 from MarketWatch.com - Top Stories – Sponsored by: CyberTrader
President Donald Trump’s grumbles about the relative strength of the U.S. dollar has analysts pondering the potential return of currency intervention. Here’s a look at how the process works.

» Consumer Watch: Marijuana-delivery service Eaze scales back $1 billion ambitions, documents show
17/07/19 16:04 from MarketWatch.com - Top Stories – Sponsored by: CyberTrader
The cannabis-delivery company that once said it planned to deliver $1 billion worth of cannabis in 2020 is now heading for a much smaller target: less than $500 million.

» Health Exchange: Fixing two key health issues in early adulthood can drastically reduce your risk of heart disease
17/07/19 16:00 from MarketWatch.com - Top Stories – Sponsored by: CyberTrader
Fixing these two health issues in early adulthood can drastically reduce your risk of heart disease A new study in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology analyzed more than 36,000 people.

» Parental drug use is sending an alarming number of kids to foster care
17/07/19 15:59 from MarketWatch.com - Top Stories – Sponsored by: CyberTrader
‘Foster-care placement generally implies that a child has faced abuse or neglect.’

» The grim reality of millennials who rely on their parents for money: ‘I pay for lunch at work, and I pay for my Netflix account’
17/07/19 15:59 from MarketWatch.com - Top Stories – Sponsored by: CyberTrader
Why it’s time to cut millennials some slack for being financially dependent on their parents.

» France and US at loggerheads over levy on Big Tech
17/07/19 15:58 from FT.com - IT
Plans for a global minimum corporate tax regime bring more consensus at summit

» WHO declares emergency over Ebola in Congo
17/07/19 15:49 from FT.com - US homepage
First case in city of Goma prompts international response to outbreak

» EssilorLuxottica eyes deal for GrandVision
17/07/19 15:47 from FT.com - US homepage
Takeover would see French-Italian group absorb chain with more than 7,000 stores

» 'Wizard' cybersecurity expert charged with record hack of Bulgarian tax agency
17/07/19 15:40 from Reuters: Technology
A 20-year-old Bulgarian cybersecurity worker has been arrested and charged with hacking the personal and financial records of millions of taxpayers, officials said on Wednesday, as police continue to investigate the country's biggest-eve...

» Facebook rejects demands to halt cryptocurrency
17/07/19 15:37 from FT.com - Financial Markets News
Fiery hearing comes as bill considered to ban big tech from operating digital currencies

» Despite High Hopes, Self-Driving Cars Are ‘Way in the Future’
17/07/19 15:37 from NYT > Business Day
Ford and other companies say the industry overestimated the arrival of autonomous vehicles, which still struggle to anticipate what other drivers and pedestrians will do.

» Musk’s mind-boggling AI brainwave
17/07/19 15:36 from FT.com - IT
EU takes on Amazon, US Congress attacks Facebook’s Libra, Birdie’s agetech

» Vestager aims parting shot at Amazon and Qualcomm
17/07/19 15:33 from FT.com - US homepage
Brussels competition chief questions how US giants use data and exploit dominance

» Led by the Chinese, foreigners are buying 31% fewer American homes
17/07/19 15:32 from MarketWatch.com - Top Stories – Sponsored by: CyberTrader
In dollar volume, foreign purchases of U.S. residential real estate have dropped 36% over the past year.

» Louvre Removes Sackler Family Name From Its Walls
17/07/19 15:25 from NYT > Business Day
Signs and plaques honoring a donation from the family, which has been linked to the opioid crisis in the United States, were taken down or covered at the Paris museum.

» Bank of America’s stock seesaws to a gain after post-earnings conference call
17/07/19 15:25 from MarketWatch.com - Top Stories – Sponsored by: CyberTrader
Shares of Bank of America Corp. seesawed toward a gain Wednesday, as the bank lowered its full-year outlook for net interest income, but still expected growth in the face of anticipated interest rate cuts while remaining upbeat on the ou...

» Wall St. falls as CSX results point to damage from trade tensions
17/07/19 15:21 from Reuters: Business News
U.S. stock indexes dipped on Wednesday as weak results from CSX Corp stoked concerns that the protracted trade war between the United States and China could hurt corporate earnings.

» More meat eaters are ordering plant-based burgers when dining out
17/07/19 15:20 from MarketWatch.com - Top Stories – Sponsored by: CyberTrader
18% of the adult population say they’re trying to incorporate more plant-based foods into their diets.

» Futures Movers: Oil prices at two-week low as U.S. crude supplies fall less than expected and product stocks climb
17/07/19 15:18 from MarketWatch.com - Top Stories – Sponsored by: CyberTrader
Oil futures mark their lowest finish in roughly two weeks Wednesday as U.S. government data reveal that domestic crude supplies fell for a fifth straight week, but inventories were down by less than the market expected and product stockp...

» Airbnb, Under Attack in New Jersey, Seeks a New Ally: Voters
17/07/19 15:12 from NYT > Business Day
Jersey City passed a law threatening one of Airbnb’s lucrative markets. Instead of going to court, the company is trying to get the law onto a ballot.

» Oil prices fall more than 1% after U.S. fuel inventories build
17/07/19 15:08 from Reuters: Business News
Oil futures fell more than 1% on Wednesday, extending a more than 3% drop in prices the previous session, after U.S. government data showed large builds in refined product stockpiles.

» There’s light at the end of the tunnel for small caps, analysts say
17/07/19 15:05 from MarketWatch.com - Top Stories – Sponsored by: CyberTrader
There is reason to believe that the long, cold winter for small-cap stocks may be close to ending

» Italy to drop emergency legislation on 5G golden powers
17/07/19 14:56 from Reuters: Technology
Italy has bowed to pressure from Chinese telecoms equipment makers Huawei Technologies and ZTE and will drop emergency legislation strengthening state powers to intervene in the development of 5G services, lawmakers said on Wednesday.

» What To Expect From Philip Morris' Q2 2019 Earnings Report?
17/07/19 14:52 from Forbes - Markets
Philip Morris International (NYSE: PM) is set to release its Q2 2019 financial results on July 18, 2019, followed by a conference call with analysts. The company is expected to report revenue of $7.42 billion in Q2 2019, marking a declin...

» Key Words: Facebook’s Libra could be more dangerous than 9/11, congressman says
17/07/19 14:46 from MarketWatch.com - Top Stories – Sponsored by: CyberTrader
Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency project got a second day of withering criticism on Capitol Hill on Wednesday, with one California congressman saying its potential dangers could be worse than the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001.

» Want to land your dream job? Learn from San Francisco 49ers coach Katie Sowers
17/07/19 14:45 from MarketWatch.com - Top Stories – Sponsored by: CyberTrader
Sowers’s goal was to coach in the NFL and she achieved it through hard work and seeing opportunities where others didn’t.

» Google Glass May Have an Afterlife as a Device to Teach Autistic Children
17/07/19 14:44 from NYT > Business Day
Privacy concerns caused the computerized eyewear to fail with the general public. But researchers believe it could help autistic children learn to recognize emotion and make eye contact.

» US rail freight declines signal economic weakness
17/07/19 14:42 from FT.com - US homepage
CSX shares fall sharply after chief executive calls economic backdrop ‘puzzling’

» Key Words: Would you still vote for Trump if he was an admitted racist? One Republican Senate candidate answers: Maybe
17/07/19 14:42 from MarketWatch.com - Top Stories – Sponsored by: CyberTrader
CNN host Chris Cuomo, in a tense interview on Tuesday night, asked Kris Kobach whether he would still support Donald Trump even if he admitted to being a racist. His answer took Cuomo by surprise.

» Cannabis Watch: Cannabis stocks led higher by Curaleaf after company buys Chicago-based multistate operator
17/07/19 14:34 from MarketWatch.com - Top Stories – Sponsored by: CyberTrader
Cannabis stocks were mostly higher Wednesday, with Curaleaf leading the pack after announcing an $875 million stock-and-cash deal that will help it expand into new states, including Illinois.

» Key Words: Disney heiress ‘livid’ after going to one of her family’s theme parks undercover
17/07/19 14:34 from MarketWatch.com - Top Stories – Sponsored by: CyberTrader
Abigail Disney said distressed workers told her about “foraging for food in other people’s garbage.”

» Amazon under EU antitrust fire over use of merchant data
17/07/19 14:32 from Reuters: Technology
Amazon's use of merchants' data triggered an EU antitrust investigation on Wednesday, as regulatory concerns mount around the world on how tech giants exploit customer information to reinforce their market power.

» Amazon under EU antitrust fire over use of merchant data
17/07/19 14:32 from Reuters: Business News
Amazon's use of merchants' data triggered an EU antitrust investigation on Wednesday, as regulatory concerns mount around the world on how tech giants exploit customer information to reinforce their market power.

» Fastest Growing Place in Every State
17/07/19 14:30 from 24/7 Wall St.
Slightly more than one in every 10 Americans packed up and moved to a new home in 2017. While reasons for relocating vary from person to person and family to family, there are some common themes. Younger Americans may move to a city for ...

» Fastest Shrinking Place in Every State
17/07/19 14:29 from 24/7 Wall St.
U.S. population growth slowed to just 0.6% in 2018 — the lowest growth rate in 80 years.  The last time the annual population growth was this low, the nation was in the throes of the Great Depression, when job opportunities were li...

» How Is Union Pacific Likely To Have Fared In Q2?
17/07/19 14:29 from Forbes - Markets
Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE: UNP) is set to release its Q2 financial performance on July 18. We expect the company to post a modest decline in revenues, primarily led by its Energy and Agriculture divisions, amid export headwinds, wh...

» Senate Approves Tax Treaties for First Time in Decade
17/07/19 14:23 from NYT > Business Day
Pressure from business groups — and the triumph of Senator Mitch McConnell of Kentucky over his junior partner, Rand Paul — spurred lawmakers to approve updates to the international treaties.

» FCA eyes curbs on financial products sold on internet
17/07/19 14:19 from FT.com - Financial Markets News
Andrew Bailey rails against technology groups in the wake of LCF scandal

» Global stocks fall on trade, earnings worry; U.S. Treasury yields fall
17/07/19 14:19 from Reuters: Business News
A gauge of global stocks declined for a second straight session and U.S. Treasury yields fell as trade concerns began to percolate and the pace of the U.S. corporate earnings season picked up.

» Economic Report: Fed’s Beige Book shows ‘widespread concerns’ on tariffs — but positive economic outlook
17/07/19 14:17 from MarketWatch.com - Top Stories – Sponsored by: CyberTrader
Business contacts across the country were generally positive about the outlook for the coming months, despite widespread concerns about the possible negative impact of trade-related uncertainty, according to the Fed’s Beige Book survey r...

» The Sad Truth About Sleep-Tracking Devices and Apps
17/07/19 14:16 from NYT > Business Day
Our personal tech columnist tracked his sleep for two weeks with an Apple Watch and some software. Here’s why he concluded it was a pointless exercise.

» Metals Stocks: Gold futures climb to a fresh six-year high
17/07/19 14:12 from MarketWatch.com - Top Stories – Sponsored by: CyberTrader
Gold futures finish higher Wednesday, sending prices to a fresh six-year high as the U.S. dollar weakened and traders weigh expectations for a U.S. interest-rate cut.

» Now you can buy a $25 ‘Squad’ T-shirt to support AOC and other liberal congresswomen sparring with Trump
17/07/19 14:08 from MarketWatch.com - Top Stories – Sponsored by: CyberTrader
Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ayanna Pressley, Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib are currently locked in a battle over a tweet by President Trump widely condemned as racist.

» Big Banks Are Earning Billions of Dollars. Trump’s Tax Cuts Are a Big Reason.
17/07/19 14:05 from NYT > Business Day
The five largest United States banks reported tax rates of 22 percent or less for the second quarter this year. Lower taxes helped smooth over earnings rough spots.

» Amazon Faces E.U. Inquiry Over Data From Independent Sellers
17/07/19 14:02 from NYT > Business Day
European antitrust regulators have opened an investigation into the data that Amazon uses from third-party sellers who rely on the tech company’s site

» Here’s why you shouldn’t retire super early — even if you can
17/07/19 14:00 from MarketWatch.com - Top Stories – Sponsored by: CyberTrader
The FIRE concept is lit, but it’s not always worth it.

» The Wall Street Journal: Patients with high-deductible health plans may get insulin without forking out thousands of dollars
17/07/19 13:59 from MarketWatch.com - Top Stories – Sponsored by: CyberTrader
Millions of Americans in high-deductible health plans may find it easier to afford insulin, inhalers and other treatments for chronic health problems under guidance expected Wednesday by the Trump administration.

» The Moneyist: I drove 2 hours twice a week to my parents’ house for 10 years while my sister stayed home — shouldn’t I receive compensation?
17/07/19 13:59 from MarketWatch.com - Top Stories – Sponsored by: CyberTrader
‘I’ve spent the equivalent of three years of 40-hour work weeks visiting our parents, running errands and commuting.’

» Key Words: The CEO of railroad giant CSX says he’s baffled by the U.S. economy
17/07/19 13:56 from MarketWatch.com - Top Stories – Sponsored by: CyberTrader
‘The present economic backdrop is one of the most puzzling I have experienced in my career,’ CSX Corp. CEO James Foote says.

» Charts that Count: Why the US stock market has shrunk by half
17/07/19 13:41 from FT.com - Financial Markets News
The number of publicly listed companies has fallen by almost half in the last 20 years, potentially inflating valuations

» Smaller cryptocurrencies feel pain as criticism of Facebook's Libra grows
17/07/19 13:35 from Reuters: Technology
Bitcoin hasn't been the only casualty of the backlash by the world's major economic powers against Facebook's plans for a cryptocurrency, with smaller digital coins also feeling the burn.

» What to Expect When Morgan Stanley Reports Thursday Morning
17/07/19 13:35 from 24/7 Wall St.
Morgan Stanley is scheduled to release its second-quarter financial results before the markets on Thursday.

» Energy/defaults: Catch 22
17/07/19 13:34 from FT.com - Financial Markets News
US energy production proliferates even as profits are scant

» As the U.S. braces for a massive heat wave, don’t make these 3 mistakes when you turn on your air conditioning
17/07/19 13:33 from MarketWatch.com - Top Stories – Sponsored by: CyberTrader
Reasons why summer air-conditioning costs soar that have nothing to do with the hot weather.

» Sterling traders brace for big Brexit swings ahead
17/07/19 13:33 from FT.com - Financial Markets News
Sterling hovers near two-year low as traders hedge for further volatility

» Health-conscious people are willing to pay nearly twice as much for plant-based milk
17/07/19 13:31 from MarketWatch.com - Top Stories – Sponsored by: CyberTrader
Sales of plant-based milks like oat and almond have grown 6%, new research shows.

» Project Syndicate: Another reason your wages are low: it’s cheaper to hire convicts
17/07/19 13:27 from MarketWatch.com - Top Stories – Sponsored by: CyberTrader
U.S. workers must compete against low-paid workers in other countries, but they also face another source of competition much closer to home: prison labor.

» Upgrade: These Arizona retirees ‘couldn’t afford’ America — now they live their dream life on $2,000 a month in Ecuador
17/07/19 13:23 from MarketWatch.com - Top Stories – Sponsored by: CyberTrader
They haven’t been back to the U.S. in years, and say they don’t miss it much (except for Home Depot and some friends).

» Deep Dive: Oil stocks have lagged the S&P 500 in 2019 but Wall Street loves them
17/07/19 13:22 from MarketWatch.com - Top Stories – Sponsored by: CyberTrader
Seven of the 10 stocks with the highest upside potential over the next 12 months, based on analysts’ price targets, are in the oil business.

» When bitcoin bros talk finance
17/07/19 13:19 from FT.com - Financial Markets News
“(Dollars) aren’t moved digitally. They are moved electronically.”

» When ‘Good Stories’ Happen for Bad Reasons
17/07/19 13:15 from NYT > Business Day
We take comfort in news about viral acts of kindness toward the sick, the poor and others in need, experts say, but there’s a catch.

» A FIRE case study: Can this Reddit user with $2 million invested and thousands more in cash retire early?
17/07/19 13:14 from MarketWatch.com - Top Stories – Sponsored by: CyberTrader
The single 40-year-old makes six-figures, but can’t stand his job anymore.

» Wall Street falls as railroads slide after CSX signals trade impact
17/07/19 13:02 from Reuters: Business News
U.S. stock indexes retreated for the second day on Wednesday as weak results from CSX Corp pressured railroad stocks and highlighted the wide-ranging impact of the protracted trade war between the United States and China.

» If Boomers Want To Retire, They’ll Have To Work With Millennials On Hard Policy Questions
17/07/19 13:02 from Forbes - Markets
I recently interviewed Wall Street Journal columnist Joseph Sternberg about his provocative new book, The Theft of a Decade: How the Baby Boomers Stole the Millennials’ Economic Future.

» New man on the board to clean up Deutsche Bank's act
17/07/19 13:00 from Reuters: Business News
The Qatari-backed lawyer tasked with trying to draw a line under Deutsche Bank's regulatory scandals has risen rapidly at the German bank, jumping to the management board after three years as a "sparring partner" on the bank's supervisor...

» As Facebook Struggles For Blockchain Support, A Truly Decentralized Challenger Emerges
17/07/19 13:00 from Forbes - Markets
As Facebook Blockchain Lead David Marcus tries to use his testimony in front of U.S. lawmakers to restore trust in the company, it creates an opportunity for pure-blockchain companies such as Celo, which aim to link the 2 billion people ...

» Oil prices edge lower after U.S. fuel inventories build
17/07/19 12:58 from Reuters: Business News
Oil futures fell on Wednesday, extending a more than 3% drop in prices the previous session, after U.S. government data showed large builds in refined product stockpiles.

» Takeda kicks off sale of Western European drugs: sources
17/07/19 12:57 from Reuters: Business News
Japan's Takeda Pharmaceutical Co has reached out to prospective bidders for a portfolio of drugs for sale in western Europe as it seeks to trim its debt following the $59 billion purchase of Shire, sources close to the matter told Reuters.

» These early retirees bought their ‘disgusting’ house in Montana with cash and budget less than $1 a pound for food
17/07/19 12:56 from MarketWatch.com - Top Stories – Sponsored by: CyberTrader
Extreme frugality was the key to financial freedom for this FIRE family.

» Anyone with disposable income can retire early, this filmmaker says
17/07/19 12:56 from MarketWatch.com - Top Stories – Sponsored by: CyberTrader
‘Playing with FIRE’ follows a couple looking to spend more time with their daughter, and cut their working lives.

» How to raise frugal kids as you save for early retirement
17/07/19 12:55 from MarketWatch.com - Top Stories – Sponsored by: CyberTrader
Parents shooting for FIRE on how to raise children — and your savings ratio.

» Growing up with FIRE: These adults on the path to early retirement share lessons from their frugal parents
17/07/19 12:54 from MarketWatch.com - Top Stories – Sponsored by: CyberTrader
Some people recognized the qualities of FIRE long before it was a movement.

» Explainer: What is the EU's antitrust investigation into Amazon about?
17/07/19 12:54 from Reuters: Business News
The European Commission has opened a formal antitrust investigation to assess whether Amazon's use of sensitive data from independent retailers who sell on its marketplace is in breach of EU competition rules.

» Explainer: What is the EU's antitrust investigation into Amazon about?
17/07/19 12:54 from Reuters: Technology
The European Commission has opened a formal antitrust investigation to assess whether Amazon's use of sensitive data from independent retailers who sell on its marketplace is in breach of EU competition rules.

» Trade concerns dent stocks; U.S. Treasury yields fall
17/07/19 12:53 from Reuters: Business News
A gauge of global stocks declined for a second straight session and U.S. Treasury yields fell as trade concerns again began to bubble and U.S. earnings season picked up steam.

» ‘Baby-chaser index’ tracks boomers who move to be near grandchildren
17/07/19 12:52 from MarketWatch.com - Top Stories – Sponsored by: CyberTrader
Where millennials lead, their parents and grandparents may follow.

» This couple is one year away from having enough money to retire early — here’s what they did
17/07/19 12:51 from MarketWatch.com - Top Stories – Sponsored by: CyberTrader
How to get to financial independence.

» Here’s what smart rich people really do with their nest egg
17/07/19 12:51 from MarketWatch.com - Top Stories – Sponsored by: CyberTrader
It’s easy to fail at personal finance.

» Kevin O’Leary: This easy math trick helps you crush retirement goals
17/07/19 12:50 from MarketWatch.com - Top Stories – Sponsored by: CyberTrader
Think you understand compounding? What about negative compounding?

» Does the ‘4% rule’ for retirement work if you retire early?
17/07/19 12:49 from MarketWatch.com - Top Stories – Sponsored by: CyberTrader
Some on Reddit questioned if the formula will work

» These people left their jobs behind to retire early — then life got in the way. Here’s how they coped with FIRE plans gone wrong
17/07/19 12:49 from MarketWatch.com - Top Stories – Sponsored by: CyberTrader
This is what happens when your plans for early retirement are derailed.

» Consensus among G7 ministers to tackle Facebook's Libra: French chair
17/07/19 12:47 from Reuters: Technology
G7 ministers meeting in France on Wednesday agreed on the need to confront the emergence of digital currencies following Facebook's plans to launch its Libra digital coin, a French G7 presidency source said on Wednesday.

» Rothschild/Mifid II: up-bundling of Redburn
17/07/19 12:44 from FT.com - Financial Markets News
European research will do little for the bank in the US, where it lags behind Lazard

» Best New Ideas in Retirement: Here are the Best New Ideas in Retirement
17/07/19 12:43 from MarketWatch.com - Top Stories – Sponsored by: CyberTrader
The most innovative thinking on retirement, from how we save for it to how we spend it to what it all means.

» You Won’t Believe Why This Little-Known Wine Brand Is Selling Its New Wine for $35,000 a Bottle
17/07/19 12:43 from 24/7 Wall St.
Rare wine can be very expensive. Connoisseurs and collectors have been known to pay thousands of dollars for a single bottle. Most of us could sip good vino for many months for the prices paid for the most wanted wines in the last 20 yea...

» Best New Ideas in Retirement: Forget retirement — focus on financial independence
17/07/19 12:42 from MarketWatch.com - Top Stories – Sponsored by: CyberTrader
The FIRE movement is changing the retirement conversation.

» Best New Ideas in Retirement: This hybrid Social Security plan could help more people save enough for retirement
17/07/19 12:42 from MarketWatch.com - Top Stories – Sponsored by: CyberTrader
One part would be funded through taxes and another would be similar to a 401(k) plan.

» Best New Ideas in Retirement: How robots and your smart fridge can keep you out of a nursing home
17/07/19 12:41 from MarketWatch.com - Top Stories – Sponsored by: CyberTrader
Your end-of-life caregiver may be a robot — why that might not be such a bad thing.

» Best New Ideas in Retirement: A new way to pay for the single biggest expense in retirement
17/07/19 12:41 from MarketWatch.com - Top Stories – Sponsored by: CyberTrader
Older Americans increasingly opt for ‘continuing care at home’ plans or join programs that foster community support

» Best New Ideas in Retirement: You’re probably not ready to retire — psychologically
17/07/19 12:40 from MarketWatch.com - Top Stories – Sponsored by: CyberTrader
Your emotional ‘glide path’ is as important as your financial plan.

» Why AvroBio Is Continuing Its Massive Run
17/07/19 12:40 from 24/7 Wall St.
AvroBio shares continued their run on Wednesday, despite the firm announcing that it would be conducting a secondary offering.

» Best New Ideas in Retirement: Young people blame climate change for their small 401(k) balances
17/07/19 12:40 from MarketWatch.com - Top Stories – Sponsored by: CyberTrader
Many young people today think civilization may not exist when they’re of retirement age. Here are ways to get them to invest for the future.

» Best New Ideas in Retirement: People spent $1.9 billion last year on apps to keep their brains sharp as they age — here’s what actually works
17/07/19 12:40 from MarketWatch.com - Top Stories – Sponsored by: CyberTrader
With an aging population worried about cognitive decline, brain training programs have seen a burst in popularity.

» Best New Ideas in Retirement: These ‘super seniors’ are living longer, healthier lives
17/07/19 12:39 from MarketWatch.com - Top Stories – Sponsored by: CyberTrader
Want to retire well? Your personal trainer may be as important as your financial adviser.

» IMF says regulators must address possible risks from Facebook's Libra
17/07/19 12:25 from Reuters: Technology
Facebook Inc's planned cryptocurrency, Libra, could help boost financial inclusion, but also raises concerns about consumer protection, data privacy, and potential "backdoor dollarization," the IMF's chief economist said on Wednesday.

» United says may not receive full delivery of 737 MAX by next year
17/07/19 12:24 from Reuters: Business News
United Airlines Holdings may not receive complete delivery of Boeing Co's 737 MAX even by next year, Chief Financial Officer Gerry Laderman said on a conference call with investors, underscoring the uncertainty surrounding the aircraft's...

» Myners calls for independent Lendy probe
17/07/19 12:23 from FT.com - Financial Markets News
Investors at risk of losing up to 93p in every pound after property lender collapse

» Why Midsize Cities Struggle to Catch Up to Superstar Cities
17/07/19 12:23 from NYT > Business Day
For decades, smaller metropolitan areas closed the income gap with bigger, richer ones, but no longer. So places like Winston-Salem, N.C., are trying to lay a new foundation for prosperity.

» The Cloud Episode: As Microsoft, Amazon Report, Both Reach For Big DoD Contract
17/07/19 12:23 from Forbes - Markets
The cloud business comes into focus as Microsoft reports earnings this week, followed by Amazon later this month. Both are competing for a huge government contract.

» Abbott hits record high as diabetes device fuels profit beat
17/07/19 12:19 from Reuters: Business News
Abbott Laboratories beat analysts' estimates for quarterly profit and lifted its full-year earnings forecast on Wednesday, boosted by a near 64% jump in sales of its blood sugar monitoring device.

» Blue Apron beefs up menu with Beyond Meat, shares surge 35%
17/07/19 12:18 from Reuters: Business News
(This version of July 16th story corrects headline to show closing stock change)

» Feds end Trump hush money probe
17/07/19 12:17 from FT.com - US homepage
Prosecutors had been investigating pay-offs to women who claimed affairs with the President

» Blue Apron stock soars as news of Beyond Meat menus sparks a round of short covering
17/07/19 12:17 from MarketWatch.com - Top Stories – Sponsored by: CyberTrader
Shares of meal-kit company Blue Apron Inc. rallied Tuesday, after the company said it would start adding Beyond Meat Inc.’s plant-based proteins to its menus starting in August, sparking a round of short covering.

» Corning Plans to Keep Making Shareholders Richer With Buybacks and Dividend Hikes
17/07/19 12:15 from 24/7 Wall St.
Corning has a long history of dividends and buybacks, but it is more aggressive than many technology companies targeting total share buybacks and reducing its outstanding shares. This company really wants to make its shareholders richer ...

» Wall St. flat as railroads slide after CSX signals trade impact
17/07/19 12:14 from Reuters: Business News
U.S. stocks treaded water on Wednesday as trade-related weakness hurt CSX Corp's profit, leading to a decline in railroad stocks and offsetting gains in shares of Abbott and Qualcomm.

» Earnings Outlook: Microsoft earnings: Trillion-dollar valuation is banking on continuing cloud growth
17/07/19 12:14 from MarketWatch.com - Top Stories – Sponsored by: CyberTrader
Growth of Microsoft Corp.’s cloud service Azure will be key in determining whether the software giant maintains its leading trillion-dollar market cap after its earnings report.

» Italy's government to drop emergency legislation on 5G golden powers: lawmakers
17/07/19 12:11 from Reuters: Technology
The Italian government has dropped plans to pass an emergency decree strengthening its powers on deals regarding the rolling out of fifth-generation (5G) telecom services, lawmakers said on Wednesday.

» Encore: ESG — or socially responsible — funds may soothe your conscience but could weaken your portfolio
17/07/19 12:11 from MarketWatch.com - Top Stories – Sponsored by: CyberTrader
Despite the hype, new study concludes ESG funds hurt returns.

» It’s Amazon’s Prime Day but other big retailers also benefit
17/07/19 12:10 from MarketWatch.com - Top Stories – Sponsored by: CyberTrader
Data shows that retailers like Walmart and Best Buy also saw a spike from Amazon Prime Day.

» Netflix earnings: No more ‘Friends,’ but plenty of new enemies are on the way
17/07/19 12:08 from MarketWatch.com - Top Stories – Sponsored by: CyberTrader
It’s the calm before the competitive storm when streaming video giant Netflix Inc. is scheduled to report second-quarter financial results Wednesday after the market’s close.

» Congress is running out of time to strike a deal to avoid billions of dollars in automatic spending cuts and a default on the nation’s debt
17/07/19 12:06 from MarketWatch.com - Top Stories – Sponsored by: CyberTrader
U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin has said the federal government could breach its borrowing authority in early September, possibly before Congress returns from summer break.

» Having fun using FaceApp? Think again — you give up more data than you think with this Russian-made app
17/07/19 12:06 from MarketWatch.com - Top Stories – Sponsored by: CyberTrader
FaceApp has gone viral again with a feature that makes users look elderly, but experts say it may pose security concerns.

» Earnings Outlook: UnitedHealth stock has bounced back after a rough first quarter. Will its positive streak continue?
17/07/19 12:06 from MarketWatch.com - Top Stories – Sponsored by: CyberTrader
Investors are keeping an eye on UnitedHealth’s earnings report, which often acts as a bellwether for investor sentiment for the sector for rest of the earnings season.

» Earnings Outlook: AMD earnings: What to expect
17/07/19 12:05 from MarketWatch.com - Top Stories – Sponsored by: CyberTrader
Advanced Micro Devices Inc. is the chip maker to watch this earnings season as the company takes on Intel Corp. and Nvidia Corp. amid problems in the sector that are expected to show signs of improvement.

» Boeing to spend $50 million to support 737 MAX crash victim families
17/07/19 12:04 from Reuters: Business News
Boeing Co said on Wednesday it will dedicate half of a $100 million fund it created to address two crashes of its 737 MAX planes to financial relief for the families of those killed, with compensation expert Ken Feinberg hired by the wor...

» Three fund managers may soon control nearly half of all corporate voting power, researchers warn
17/07/19 12:03 from MarketWatch.com - Top Stories – Sponsored by: CyberTrader
Index funds managed by three firms will soon control more than one-third of all corporate voting shares, according to a research paper.

» Most new parents are clueless about the real costs of raising a child
17/07/19 12:02 from MarketWatch.com - Top Stories – Sponsored by: CyberTrader
Men and women are affected differently.

» Here are some of the best-selling items on Amazon Prime Day from around the world
17/07/19 12:02 from MarketWatch.com - Top Stories – Sponsored by: CyberTrader
The retail event sparked different types of purchases in different countries

» Amazon appeases German watchdog, but EU opens new probe
17/07/19 11:59 from Reuters: Technology
Amazon has reached a deal with Germany's anti-trust authority to overhaul its terms of service for third-party merchants, acting to appease regulators as the European Union announced its own investigation of the e-commerce giant.

» Amazon appeases German watchdog, but EU opens new probe
17/07/19 11:59 from Reuters: Business News
Amazon has reached a deal with Germany's anti-trust authority to overhaul its terms of service for third-party merchants, acting to appease regulators as the European Union announced its own investigation of the e-commerce giant.

» Merkel heir-apparent faces test of mettle in political graveyard
17/07/19 11:59 from FT.com - US homepage
Defence ministry could raise Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer’s profile after setbacks

» Most Photographed Structures in the World
17/07/19 11:51 from 24/7 Wall St.
With the advent of smartphones, people now carry cameras with them wherever they go. Every two minutes, the world’s population takes more photos than they did in the entire 19th century. In addition to pictures of meals and cats, people ...

» Kohl’s to Bring on Thousands of Workers
17/07/19 11:50 from 24/7 Wall St.
Kohl’s has announced that it plans to take on more employees during the back-to-school, fall and holiday seasons.

» Nissan, Volvo and FCA lead European sales decline
17/07/19 11:49 from Reuters: Business News
European car sales dropped 7.9% in June, led by bigger declines for Nissan , Volvo and Fiat Chrysler (FCA) , according to industry data published on Wednesday.

» Rothschild buys stake in UK equity research house Redburn
17/07/19 11:44 from FT.com - Financial Markets News
Anglo-French bank’s move reflects pressure from EU markets rules

» Hyperloop Would Rocket Passengers Underground Around Las Vegas: Really?
17/07/19 11:44 from Forbes - Markets
Notes from the hyperloop conference last week in Golden, Colorado, organized by the non-profit Hyperloop Advanced Research Project.

» The Loop That Would Rocket Passengers Around Las Vegas At Great Speeds
17/07/19 11:44 from Forbes - Markets
Notes from the hyperloop conference last week in Golden, Colorado, organized by the non-profit Hyperloop Advanced Research Project.

» Trade concerns dent stocks; U.S. Treasury yields rise
17/07/19 11:27 from Reuters: Business News
A gauge of global stocks declined for a second straight session and U.S. Treasury yields rose as trade concerns again began to bubble and U.S. earnings season picked up steam.

» What to Look For in eBay Earnings After the Close
17/07/19 11:27 from 24/7 Wall St.
eBay is scheduled to report its most recent quarterly results after the markets close on Wednesday, and year-over-year growth is expected on the bottom line.

» Surprising Analyst 12-Month Target For The First Trust Dow Jones Internet Index Fund ETF
17/07/19 11:25 from Forbes - Markets
For the First Trust Dow Jones Internet Index Fund ETF, we found that the implied analyst target price for the ETF based upon its underlying holdings is $164.10 per unit.

» UnitedHealth Group Looks Poised To Report Strong Q2 Results
17/07/19 11:25 from Forbes - Markets
UnitedHealth Group will report its Q2 2019 earnings on July 18. Consensus figures points to an 8% growth in revenues y-o-y to $60.59 billion, and a 16% increase in EPS figure to $3.45. Per Trefis, UnitedHealth Group’s stock has a fair va...

» Bank Of America Confirms The Trend Of Profit Erosion At Big Banks
17/07/19 11:24 from Forbes - Markets
We know the second quarter was a period of profit pressures for the banks as the U. S Treasury yield curve was inverted for every day of that period.

» Oil prices steady after U.S. fuel inventories build
17/07/19 11:23 from Reuters: Business News
Oil prices on Wednesday steadied after plummeting more than 3% in the previous session, but were weighed down by U.S. government data that showed large builds in refined product stockpiles.

» Starting with Netflix, FANG reports to test Wall St rally's mettle
17/07/19 11:22 from Reuters: Technology
(This version of July 16th story has been refiled to fix typographical error in first paragraph)

» Pakistan arrests suspected mastermind of Mumbai attacks
17/07/19 11:21 from FT.com - US homepage
Detention of militant leader Hafiz Muhammad Saeed has long been demanded by India and US

» Caterpillar Gets Weak Second-Half Set Up Ahead of Earnings
17/07/19 11:20 from 24/7 Wall St.
Credit Suisse belives that Caterpillar's demand is holding up, but there is also clearly less optimism on opportunities for upside to their forecasts from the first quarter while there is some downside risk.

» Industry Headwinds Would Have Weighed On Honeywell's Q2 Results
17/07/19 11:20 from Forbes - Markets
Honeywell is a multinational conglomerate that produces commercial and consumer products, engineering services, and aerospace systems. The company is slated to report earnings on July 18. Per Trefis, Honeywell’s shares have a fair value ...

» Chopped CSX Outlook Weighs on All Railroad Stocks
17/07/19 11:15 from 24/7 Wall St.
Railroad operator CSX missed second-quarter revenue estimates when it reported results Tuesday evening. Then the company cut its outlook for the rest of the year, ensuring that all railroad stocks would slip Wednesday.

» Did Elliott Management And The Oracle-Microsoft Deal Impact SAP's Q2 Results?
17/07/19 11:15 from Forbes - Markets
SAP (NYSE: SAP) is slated to report its Q2 results on Thursday, July 18. The company beat consensus expectations on revenue and earnings in the previous quarter. Per Trefis estimates, SAP's shares have a fair value of $121, which is 10% ...

» Interest Income Gains To Drive E-Trade's Q2 Results
17/07/19 11:10 from Forbes - Markets
E-Trade is expected to release its Q2 results on July 18 and Trefis expects interest income to lift E-Trade’s top line despite a decline in market volatility over the last 3 months. The Trefis interactive dashboard about E-Trade’s Earnin...

» Most Republicans agree with Trump’s ‘go back’ to your country tweets, polls show
17/07/19 11:06 from MarketWatch.com - Top Stories – Sponsored by: CyberTrader
A USA Today/Ipsos poll finds most Americans overall say the tweets were “offensive,” but individual opinions follow party lines.

» Banks’ slow progress to cloud’s promised land
17/07/19 11:05 from FT.com - Financial Markets News
Many companies still in ‘aspiration mode’, says Finra’s Steve Randich

» Amazon Details Specific Items That Led Amazon Prime Day Sales
17/07/19 11:05 from 24/7 Wall St.
Amazon detailed many top-selling items from Prime Day sales, and they aren't what you think. Grocery stores and all brick-and-mortar retailers have every reason to be worried about their future based on some sales numbers.

» What to Expect When IBM Releases Q2 Results
17/07/19 11:05 from 24/7 Wall St.
IBM is set to report its second-quarter financial results after the closing bell on Wednesday, and those results are expected to be only marginally better than a year ago.

» Microsoft's Q4 Results Announcement Will Primarily Revolve Around Azure
17/07/19 11:05 from Forbes - Markets
Microsoft reports its fiscal Q4 results on Jul 18. The company had beat consensus estimates on the back of broad-based strength led by Azure in Q3. Per Trefis, Microsoft’s shares have a fair value of $122, which is about 10% below the cu...

» Upgrade: All the ways Gen X is financially wrecked
17/07/19 11:03 from MarketWatch.com - Top Stories – Sponsored by: CyberTrader
New study shows that Gen Xers have dramatically increased their debts in recent years.

» What To Expect From Morgan Stanley's Q2 2019 Results
17/07/19 11:00 from Forbes - Markets
Morgan Stanley reports its Q2 2019 earnings on 18th July. Consensus figures points to a 6% decline in revenues year-on-year to $9.99 billion, and a 12% drop in EPS figure to $1.14. Per Trefis, Morgan Stanley’ stock has a fair value of $5...

» Facebook faces more scrutiny from Congress over Libra cryptocurrency plan
17/07/19 10:57 from Reuters: Technology
Facebook Inc faces more questioning by U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday over its planned cryptocurrency, after a bruising first bout when senators from both parties condemned the project, saying the company had not shown it could be trusted.

» Facebook faces more scrutiny from Congress over Libra cryptocurrency plan
17/07/19 10:57 from Reuters: Business News
Facebook Inc faces more questioning by U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday over its planned cryptocurrency, after a bruising first bout when senators from both parties condemned the project, saying the company had not shown it could be trusted.

» Microsoft, AT&T sign cloud deal worth more than $2 billion
17/07/19 10:56 from Reuters: Business News
Microsoft Corp and AT&T Inc on Wednesday said they reached a deal under which the telecommunications company will tap Microsoft's Azure cloud service for its computing needs and use Microsoft 365, which includes Office productivity softw...

» Drinking Water in These Major Cities May Soon Become Toxic
17/07/19 10:54 from 24/7 Wall St.
Cleveland and Toledo face an overwhelming issue of toxic water along their shores and very possibly in their water systems.

» Financial News: Killing time: The closing auction is eating the trading day
17/07/19 10:48 from MarketWatch.com - Top Stories – Sponsored by: CyberTrader
The closing auction — a window of just five minutes — is becoming the most heavily traded part of the day, a shift that has driven a wedge between investors, banks, exchanges and regulators.

» Outside the Box: Some ETFs cost you more than 1% to trade
17/07/19 10:44 from MarketWatch.com - Top Stories – Sponsored by: CyberTrader
Even ETFs with low expense ratios can have very high trading costs.

» Poland proposes tightening 5G security standards
17/07/19 10:43 from Reuters: Technology
Poland has proposed tightening its cyber security standards and could ban certain products or suppliers from key parts of a future 5G network, the country's digital ministry said in a document published on Wednesday.

» What to Watch For When Netflix Reports After the Close
17/07/19 10:40 from 24/7 Wall St.
Netflix is scheduled to release its second-quarter financial results after the markets close on Wednesday, and expectations are muted.

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