Homepage / 19 September 2017
Bond market flashing warning sign even as stocks rally to new highs Mohawk Tribe sues Microsoft, Amazon for patent infringement Bitcoin plunges nearly 9% on fears of greater oversight from US regulators US 10-year yield flashes possible warning: Dallas Fed's Kaplan Chinese fintech company Qudian spikes more than 40 percent in IPO 'The housing market can't take the shock of a natural event,' real estate economist warns The Apple Watch is finally taking off, says analyst By selling now, investors risk missing an additional 'melt-up' in the market Amazon's next big bet is letting you communicate without a smartphone, says Alexa's chief scientist Cramer: IBM is not a Warren Buffett story anymore but about 'reignition of earnings' IBM sees biggest jump in 8 years after earnings beat Rising seas threaten nearly $1 trillion worth of US homes, says Zillow Germany's Hochtief confirms $20 billion bid for Spain's Abertis Amazon's $13.7 billion bet on online grocery ordering hasn't convinced shoppers to stay home The same federal lawmakers who regulate Amazon are wooing the company in the race for HQ2 OPEC reportedly favors 9-month extension to output cut deal in bid to boost oil prices Stephen Curry’s new shoe will spark an Under Armour turnaround: Analyst Apple and GE are writing software to help detect when jet engines could fail Merck shares jump after Citi upgrade on stronger cancer drug sales US investors should get some international exposure Elon Musk is 'fixated on Mars' but Bezos and I want space to better Earth, says Richard Branson Hurricanes Harvey and Irma drive housing starts down to a one-year low When the revolution eats itself Stocks making the biggest moves premarket: CVX, MGM, ANTM, IBM, CREE, AMZN & more Hillary Clinton says US threats of war with North Korea are 'dangerous' and 'short-sighted' Twitter’s new user rules crack down on nudity and 'unwanted sexual advances' The only thing scary about the Dow is that nothing seems to scare it Economist lays out a ‘concerning’ trend for Apple stock 1 billion users could be using 5G by 2023 with China set to dominate, study says The big question for US cities: Is Amazon’s HQ2 worth the price? Google and Goldman Sachs are two of the most active investors in blockchain firms Iraq calls on BP to 'quickly' develop disputed oilfields after seizing areas of Kirkuk Amazon, eBay accused of ‘profiting’ from tax fraud in UK JPMorgan buys fintech start-up WePay WhatsApp is blocked in China and VPNs are being hit as the Communist Party Congress begins Xi Jinping makes big promises for China's economic future Akzo Nobel issues profit warning after third-quarter earnings miss Boeing says Bombardier jets could still face hefty duties even if they are assembled in Alabama European shares expected to open on a positive note as earnings season picks up the pace InterContinental is bringing two new hotel brands to Asia India's troubled banks desperately need more money — but government help just isn't coming An upcoming fintech IPO is set to be 2017's largest Chinese listing in the US Amazon has brought benefits—and disruption—to Seattle Mobileye: Without safety standards self-driving cars risk being an 'expensive science experiment' Chinese President Xi Jinping touts successes of socialism at Communist Party Congress Former Tesla factory workers allege racial harassment in new lawsuit Crypto venture firm Blockchain Capital is raising $150 million for two funds Asia markets to keep an eye on China's Party Congress as dollar firms Cramer Remix: The big problem that triggered Netflix’s decline A.I. company CEO: Big data is not a visualization problem, it's a human scale problem Cramer pushes back against 'peak earnings' theory with 4 cheap stocks This family bet it all on bitcoin IBM set to report earnings after the bell Magic Leap gets another $502 million in funding for its mysterious product Here are 4 top software stock ideas from Cowen Alphabet says Sidewalk Labs unit will build a model urban district in Toronto Don't doubt Elon Musk, says astronaut who spent a year in space Traders bet on obscure e-commerce stock in speculation over bitcoin's blockchain technology Billionaire Mark Cuban on running for President in 2020: ‘If I was single, I would do it. For sure’ Facebook executive Regina Dugan leaves experimental hardware group after 18 months Tech's 'winner take all' system is making valuations spike, says NYU professor Market-beating value investor Bill Nygren on why he's bullish on Netflix, General Electric Biggest risk to Netflix is a $7-per-month Amazon streaming service, analyst Mark Mahaney says Not every Wall Street analyst is gaga over Netflix Rally continues, but 'this is kind of how bull markets end,' Bank of America strategist says Fund managers bet on rising interest rates but not on tax-cut boost for stocks A track record of success: The 5 stocks that have crushed it year after year Tesla employees detail how they were fired, claim dismissals were not performance-related Volvo unveils Polestar 1 electric sports coupe, its bid to take on Tesla Why Google is terrified about Alexa, and what it's doing in response ChargePoint hires Uber EMEA policy chief as its top Europe exec Analyst says ‘nobody can compete’ with Tesla in China Microsoft's big new Windows 10 update rolls out today, here's what's new Cramer: Analysts wonder whether Netflix's strong growth can last Mexico's tech industry is booming as Trump's anti-immigration stance pushes workers abroad Economic optimism drives stockmarket highs Homebuilder confidence jumps to 6-month high in October GM's Cruise will test self-driving cars in New York in 2018 Google just unveiled its first custom smartphone chip that helps you take better pictures Netflix's Reed Hastings joins Forbes list of rich Americans for the first time This former Soviet nation plans to launch its own cryptocurrency Google is rolling out advanced Gmail security for government officials and journalists Wall Street gushes over Netflix, says it has reached ‘escape velocity’ Google Maps is discontinuing a feature that converted walking directions to calories Google's new Pixel phones are kind of boring and you can get more for your money elsewhere Microsoft is rolling out a bunch of new PCs, including a laptop with a charge that lasts 17 hours Goldman: Bet against GE, dividend cut is coming Garmin’s Speak puts Alexa-powered navigation in your car Trump may open US wallet for debt-ridden NATO ally Greece at urgent time Stocks making the biggest moves premarket: UNH, MS, JNJ, HOG, CMA, NFLX & more Trump's fortune drops to $3.1 billion, ties Snap's Evan Spiegel on new Forbes 400 rich list Goldman sees US-Iran tensions presenting long-term threat to global oil supply Bitcoin is a 'speculative bubble' and unlikely to become a real currency, UBS says More airlines are offering free Wi-Fi for messaging services Bad news for the bulls: There are now more bulls Boeing versus Bombardier: Here’s what happens next Morgan Stanley shares jump to 9-year high after earnings beat the Street on strong wealth management Theme park owner sees its shares tank after warning that terrorism is hitting profits Snap teams with NBCUniversal in drive for TV shows on Snapchat Hillary Clinton says she will 'not run again' for president but will continue to call out Trump

Global asset prices are “possibly the most elevated” in history, Deutsche Bank strategists said in a sweeping new report about the frequency of financial crises and shocks throughout history. This kind of “gross overvaluation in both equities and bonds” is of particular concern right now to Boris Schlossberg, managing director of foreign exchange strategy at […]

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Twitter has added another longtime Google executive to its board of directors: Patrick Pichette, who served as Google’s CFO from 2008 until summer of 2015. Pichette will replace Hugh Johnston, the CFO of Pepsi, who joined Twitter’s board just a little over one year ago. According to a Twitter press release, Johnston has taken a […]

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Amazon expanded its partnership with Kohl’s on Tuesday with the launch of a new service that lets Amazon.com customers return their purchases through select Kohl’s stores in the U.S. The partnership is the latest in Amazon’s retail expansion efforts. The e-commerce company has been aggressively growing its physical presence in recent years, which now spans […]

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We are constantly bombarded with stimuli fighting for our attention. So it’s not surprising that traditional media is feeling the incursion of the new media for that attention. In the last 10 years, Fox’s broadcast ratings are down 50% from an average 4.0 rating for its prime-time shows to 2.0 last year. They’re not alone. […]

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Earlier this month, my friend and industry colleague Rob Coppedge wrote a thoughtful post on the death of digital health, a space associated with too much hype and too little substance. We agree that health care is really broken. It bankrupts our families, exhausts government discretionary spending, and leaves American industry at a global disadvantage. […]

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Two of Apple’s latest iPhones, the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus, hit stores this week, and many technology journalists have already posted their reviews ahead of the release. Apple’s new software also rolled out on Tuesday. TechCrunch editor-in-chief Matthew Panzarino had some fun with Udacity co-founder Sebastian Thrun, testing out the new camera features […]

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JPMorgan shared with its clients the firm’s best software stock picks with the biggest profit margin expansion potential. The firm cited how the average software stock in its coverage universe is up around 30 percent this year compared to the S&P 500’s 12 percent return. “Current valuations in our space tell us we either need […]

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