Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) HEFFX Highlights

Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) HEFFX Highlights

Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) HEFFX Highlights Verizon has decided to abruptly cut off wireless internet to some 8,500 rural customers in 13 states, saying their heavy data use had made it impossible to profit off of the accounts—even though many of the users had purchased unlimited plans. “Approximately 8,500 customers—using a variety of plans—were notified […]

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (NYSE:BABA) HEFFX Highlights

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (NYSE:BABA) HEFFX Highlights

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (NYSE:BABA) HEFFX Highlights After conquering grocery deliveries, Alibaba Group is setting its sights on a new part of China’s $4-trillion retail sector: Department stores. The e-commerce giant, which is also venturing into cloud computing and entertainment, is increasingly looking at traditional brick-and-mortar businesses, Chairman Jack Ma, Vice- Chairman Joseph Tsai and […]

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) HEFFX Highlights

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) HEFFX Highlights

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) HEFFX Highlights As Apple unveiled its 10th anniversary iPhone X this week, analysts were comparing the significance of its augmented reality technology with another event that changed the future of smartphones and consumers’ view of technology. “We liken the impact of AR to the launch of the Apple App Store in 2008,” […]

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) HEFFX Highlights

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) HEFFX Highlights

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) HEFFX Highlights iTunes for PC and Mac is putting the emphasis back on being an app for music. It’s no longer a place for you to get iOS apps, but it’s still got movies, TV shows, audiobooks, and podcasts. Today, Apple quietly released iTunes version 12.7 for both Windows and macOS, and […]

China Is Steadfast in the Denuclearizing of NKorea

China Is Steadfast in the Denuclearizing of NKorea

China Is Steadfast in the Denuclearizing of NKorea Chinese President Xi Jinping told US President Donald Trump, in a telephone conversation late Wednesday that Beijing remains persistent on the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula. During the phone conversation,President  Xi and President Trump exchanged their views on the current situation on the KPeninsula. Xi said China has been […]

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (NYSE:BABA) HEFFX Highlights

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (NYSE:BABA) HEFFX Highlights

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (NYSE:BABA) HEFFX Highlights Alibaba’s expansion to brick-and-mortar stores started two years ago with a series of investments and acquisitions that worth as much as US$8 billion. To strengthen the offline foray, the Chinese e-commerce giant, which earns hefty profit margin because it does not hold inventories, is rewriting its asset-light model […]

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) Cuts Whole Food Prices By Nearly 50%

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) Cuts Whole Food Prices By Nearly 50%

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) Cuts Whole Food Prices By Nearly 50% Amazon.com Inc. spent its first day as the owner of a brick-and-mortar grocery chain cutting prices at Whole Foods Market as much as 43 percent. In a sign of how the retailer is changing, the Amazon Echo, a voice-activated electronic assistant, was also for sale, […]

Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) Assisting Harvey Relief

Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) Assisting Harvey Relief

Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) Assisting Harvey Relief Communications companies continue to up the ante on help for Hurricane Harvey-related areas. Verizon said late Tuesday (Aug. 29) that it was pledging $10 million to fund relief efforts through four non-profit organizations to meet short- and long-term needs. “Relieving postpaid customers of data, talk and text charges […]

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) HEFFX Highlights

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) HEFFX Highlights

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) HEFFX Highlights Apple’s upcoming iPhone 8 promises to introduce a number of new technologies to the faithful. One of those is a mainstay of many Android handsets, namely wireless charging. Tim Cook and his team are expected to ‘lock’ the iPhone into using Apple’s own wireless charging units or charging units that […]

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (NYSE:BABA) Beating Amazon

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (NYSE:BABA) Beating Amazon

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (NYSE:BABA) Beating Amazon The business world may be enthralled with Amazon’s moves to become a major supermarket player, but Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba says it is already strides ahead and is opening up new ways for Australia food producers to access its more than half-a-billion customers. Alibaba has been an important […]

Amazon, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) HEFFX Highlights

Amazon, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) HEFFX Highlights

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) HEFFX Highlights With an eye on the future of online retailing, Walmart and Google are teaming up to go after rival Amazon in a play that also targets the growing market for voice-activated shopping. Starting next month, Walmart customers will be able to access hundreds of thousands of products from the company’s […]

Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) HEFFX Highlights

Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) HEFFX Highlights

Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) HEFFX Highlights Artificial intelligence (AI) and deep learning (DL) promise to transform how people engage with the world and how businesses operate in order to make smarter decisions, and Intel® technology is enabling this transformation. Today, Intel is highlighting how its AI technology is being leveraged by one of the world’s largest […]

US and Russia Are Not in a New Cold War

US and Russia Are Not in a New Cold War

US and Russia Are Not in a New Cold War A senior Russian official said Wednesday that Russia and the United States are not in a new Cold War despite existing tensions. Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov denounced the US sanctions against Russia, but emphasized that the current tension “isn’t equivalent to confrontation that may […]

Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) HEFFX Highlights

Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) HEFFX Highlights

Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) HEFFX Highlights Intel announced its latest eighth-generation Core processors today, and is promising that the new chips will offer up to a 40 percent speed boost over the previous seventh-generation Kaby Lake chips. The eighth-generation chips will be doing things a little differently from other generations. In the past, Intel has either […]

US Launched Trade Investigation into China’s IP Practices

US Launched Trade Investigation into China’s IP Practices

US Launched Trade Investigation into China’s IP Practices Friday, the United States formally launched a trade investigation into China’s IP (intellectual property) practices and forced transfer of American technology, which President Donald Trump called for this week. “On Monday, President Trump instructed me to look into Chinese laws, policies, and practices which may be harming […]

US State Department Travel Alerts in Effect

US State Department Travel Alerts in Effect

US State Department Travel Alerts in Effect There are 2 types of US State Department travel notifications: Travel alerts and Travel warnings. The US Passports & International Division clearly defines the difference between these 2 terms, as follows: Travel warnings: “We issue a Travel Warning when we want you to consider very carefully whether you […]

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) HEFFX Highlights

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) HEFFX Highlights

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) HEFFX Highlights “It is our belief at this time that fingerprint sensing will NOT be included at launch”, states BlueFin. Though it concedes “We are still grappling with the touch ID/fingerprint sensing situation as we continue to uncover mixed messaging.” BlueFin even goes so far as to theorise that Touch ID could […]

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (NYSE:BABA) HEFFX Highlights

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (NYSE:BABA) HEFFX Highlights

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (NYSE:BABA) HEFFX Highlights E-commerce site Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. is expected to benefit from improved spending trends in China when it reports first-quarter earnings before the market opens Thursday. According to the National Bureau of Statistics of China, e-commerce sales growth has grown to 41% year-over-year for the second quarter of […]

Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) CEO Steps Down From POTUS Advisory Board

Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) CEO Steps Down From POTUS Advisory Board

Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) CEO Steps Down From POTUS Advisory Board Intel CEO Brian Krzanich is the latest chief executive to step down from President Donald Trump’s jobs advisory board, and the first among the remaining tech industry leaders to do so following the attacks perpetuated by white supremacists and affiliated groups during a Charlottesville, Virginia […]

Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) Rejects 3% Of Government Info Requests

Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) Rejects 3% Of Government Info Requests

Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) Rejects Government Info Requests Verizon says the number of federal, state or local law enforcement requests for information has remained fairly stable compared to past half-year reports. For the first half of 2017, according to the latest transparency report Verizon received a total of 138,773 such requests, which included warrants, subpoenas, […]

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) Wants To Win App Creators

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) Wants To Win App Creators

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) Wants To Win App Creators Microsoft’s .NET Core 2.0 is done and available for download as of August 14. Simultaneously, Microsoft is delivering ASP.NET Core 2.0, Entity Framework Core 2.0 and the complete .NET Standard 2.0 specification. Microsoft’s primary goal with .NET Core and .NET Standard was to make more of its […]

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) Accidentally Leaked New Design

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) Accidentally Leaked New Design

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) Accidentally Leaked New Design Apple HomePod accident delivered a mother lode of iPhone 8 information. The company’s own code verified two exclusives (1, 2) I published last month and now in conjunction with this I can confirm the iPhone 8’s production-ready final design… Following on from my renders last month, I have […]

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (NYSE:BABA) Removes Fake Listings

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (NYSE:BABA) Removes Fake Listings

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (NYSE:BABA) Removes Fake Listings Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group has unveiled enhancements to its Intellectual Property Protection (IPP) Platform to speed up the handling of takedown requests from brands and rights holders, an optimised process which can eliminate fake listings within 24 hours. Alibaba, which runs the world’s largest online marketplace, […]

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) iPhone 8 To Be The Largest

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) iPhone 8 To Be The  Largest

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) iPhone 8 To Be The Largest The iPhone 8 display will be the largest smartphone display Apple has ever made, larger even than the 5.5-inch display in the iPhone 7 Plus. Despite this it will be physically closer to the smaller model, that’s quite some achievement. It also suggests that if Apple […]

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (NYSE:BABA) HEFFX Highlights

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (NYSE:BABA) HEFFX Highlights

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (NYSE:BABA) HEFFX Highlights Alibaba Group (BABA), the Chinese ecommerce giant, is courting upscale consumers in what it sees as its next bastion of growth. While ecommerce sales have been slowing in the region, well-heeled consumers are increasingly purchasing luxury goods and upscale services online, presenting an opportunity for the company to […]

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) On Track For $200

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) On Track For $200

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) On Track For $200 Apple Inc. (AAPL) is on track to become the first trillion-dollar company in the stock market, according to RBC Capital’s Amit Daryanani and Amitesh Bajad. In a note earlier today, the analysts wrote that Apple’s latest iPhone release will set the company’s stock up for the necessary gain. […]

Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) Parterns With Lady Gaga

Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) Parterns With Lady Gaga

Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) Parterns With Lady Gaga Verizon will use Lady Gaga as the centerpiece of its new rewards program, offering wireless customers a chance for free tickets to the iconoclastic rock star’s U.S. concert tour. The tickets, and an even smaller number of backstage passes, will be offered starting this week via the […]

President Trump’s Policies Brought Dramatic Gains Against ISIS

President Trump’s Policies Brought Dramatic Gains Against ISIS

President Trump’s Policies Brought Dramatic Gains Against ISIS Aggressive steps taken by the Trump administration have brought “dramatically accelerated” gains against the Islamic State (ISIS) in the last 6 months, a top State Department official said. A senior envoy to the US-backed coalition, said Friday that actions taken by President Donald Trump including pushing decision-making […]

Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) Tracking Customers History

Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) Tracking Customers History

Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) Tracking Customers History Verizon has a new rewards program out this week, called Verizon Up, which awards users a credit for every $300 they spend on their Verizon bill that can be redeemed toward various rewards. Customers will be able to get rewards such as “Device Dollars toward your next device […]

Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) HEFFX Highlights

Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) HEFFX Highlights

Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) HEFFX Highlights PC enthusiasts are waiting for several exciting products to hit retailer shelves in the coming months, but one of the most anticipated – Intel’s Coffee Lake six-core CPUs, which are the company’s successors to its current Skylake CPUs, will not be compatible with current motherboards. Despite rumors of a possible […]

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) HEFFX Highlights

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) HEFFX Highlights

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) HEFFX Highlights Apple’s business has been producing record-setting revenues and profits for years now. But in the second quarter of last year its blistering period of growth came to an end. Today the company posted its third quarter earnings, and it’s clear Apple has found a way to restore some of the […]

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) Ranks Among Top Apparel Sellers

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) Ranks Among Top Apparel Sellers

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) Ranks Among Top Apparel Sellers Amazon, Stitch Fix already rank among the top online apparel sellers There is increasing interest from shoppers in clothing subscription services, such as those of Trunk Club and Le Tote, The NPD Group said. Amazon is planning to roll out an apparel subscription service of its own, […]

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) Fights Trading App Scams

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) Fights Trading App Scams

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) Fights Trading App Scams Apple and Google have removed hundreds of trading apps from their online stores after an intervention by the Australian Securities & Investments Commission to crack down on online fraud. ASIC in a statement on Tuesday said that it had conducted a sweeping review of mobile app stores focusing […]

Procter & Gamble Co. Quarter Net income at $2.22 billion

Procter & Gamble Co. Quarter Net income at $2.22 billion

Procter & Gamble Co. PG, +0.68% shares rose less than 1% in premarket on Thursday after the company reported fourth-quarter earnings that were above Wall Street expectations. Net income for the quarter came in at $2.22 billion, or 82 cents per share, compared to $1.95 billion, or 69 cents per share during the year earlier period. Adjusted earnings […]

JP Morgan Chase – Thousands Of Employees To Move Locations

JP Morgan Chase – Thousands Of Employees To Move Locations

In about a month, thousands of JP Morgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM) employees will begin to move into the financial giant’s new regional campus in Plano’s Legacy West — a hub powered in part by wind energy. The move into the 1 million-square-foot campus within Legacy West will be the first of a multi-phased consolidation bringing about half […]

Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) Surpassed By Samsung

Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) Surpassed By Samsung

Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) Surpassed By Samsung Samsung Electronics Co., the South Korean technology company best known for its smartphones and televisions, has taken the title of world’s largest chip maker by revenue, knocking Intel Corp. from a perch it held for nearly a quarter-century. Samsung’s semiconductor unit, whose fortunes come largely from selling memory chips […]

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (NYSE:BABA) HEFFX Highlights

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (NYSE:BABA) HEFFX Highlights

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (NYSE:BABA) HEFFX Highlights Ford Motor Co Chief Executive Jim Hackett is reviewing the automaker’s operations in India and other markets, as well as Ford’s future product programs including plans to build a self-driving commercial vehicle in 2021, according to company officials and other sources familiar with that review. Hackett, who took […]

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) HEFFX Highlights

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) HEFFX Highlights

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) HEFFX Highlights Apple has issued a statement regarding last night’s removal of ‘most major’ VPN apps from the App Store in China. Unsurprisingly, Apple says that it is complying with regulations put in place by the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology earlier this year that require VPN apps to be licensed […]

Altria Tobacco Earnings Rise

Altria Tobacco Earnings Rise

Altria, the largest tobacco company in the US, reported a 20 per cent increase in net earnings on Wednesday as growth in its smokeless products continued to take off while higher Marlboro cigarette prices also padded profits. Net income rose to $1.99bn, or $1.03 per share, compared to $1.65bn, or 84 cents per share in […]

FactSet Earnings Report Ahead Of Zacks Consensus Estimate

FactSet Earnings Report Ahead Of Zacks Consensus Estimate

FactSet Research Systems Inc.  FDS reported mixed results for third-quarter fiscal 2017. Adjusted earnings came ahead of the Zacks Consensus Estimate, while revenues missed the same. The company reported adjusted earnings per share of $1.85, which surpassed the Zacks Consensus Estimate by a penny. The figure was toward the higher end of the guided range of […]

Marijuana ‘Haze’ Covers Canada, TMX Debating US Policy

Marijuana ‘Haze’ Covers Canada, TMX Debating US Policy

Marijuana ‘Haze’ Covers Canada, TMX Debating US Policy Canada’s stock market has been focused on the Cannabis industry opening up, but the country’s largest stock exchange is grappling with how to deal with Cannabis related companies that have investments in the US, where marijuana is banned by federal law. There could be more certainty soon, there […]

Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) HEFFX Highlights

Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) HEFFX Highlights

Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) HEFFX Highlights The return of unlimited data plans from the nation’s big four wireless carriers hasn’t hurt network performance, according to the latest report from RootMetrics. For the first half of 2017, the testing firm reported that all four major wireless carriers improved their median network speeds in at least 20 […]

Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX) HEFFX Highlights

Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX) HEFFX Highlights

Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX) HEFFX Highlights Chevron Corp. is scheduled to report second-quarter earnings before market open on Friday and investors are expecting a return to profit from last year’s loss. “The focus will be on further updates on liquefied natural gas projects in Australia,” and, closer to home, any updates on the company’s plans for […]

Supervalu Shares Rose 49 Cents

Supervalu Shares Rose 49 Cents

A Minnesota-based grocery company is making a power play in the Chicago area, stepping into the void being left by the bankrupt Central Grocers, a nearly century-old grocery cooperative that’s closed up shop. Supervalu Holdings has entered into an agreement to buy Central Grocers’ massive distribution center in Joliet for $61 million. Supervalu reported fiscal first-quarter net […]

Charles Schwab Trading Analysis

Charles Schwab Trading Analysis

The Charles Schwab Corporation (SCHW) is an interesting player in the Financial space, with a focus on Investment Brokerage – National. The stock has been active on the tape, currently trading at $41.96, down from yesterday’s close by -0.45%. Given the stock’s recent action, it seemed like a good time to take a closer look […]

ConocoPhillips Profits Could Remain Under Pressure

ConocoPhillips Profits Could Remain Under Pressure

ConocoPhillips, like other exploration and production companies, has been struggling due to the weakness in oil prices. So far, the company has reported seven quarterly losses in a row, though the losses have gradually narrowed owing to the improvement in energy prices and the company’s cost-cutting efforts. In 1Q17, for instance, ConocoPhillips reported adjusted quarterly loss of […]

Morningstar, Inc. Q2 Earnings/Technical Report

Morningstar, Inc. Q2 Earnings/Technical Report

Morningstar, Inc. reported net income of $46.1 million, or $1.07 per diluted share, compared with $31.8 million, or 73 cents per diluted share, in the second quarter of 2016. Net income for the quarter includes a noncash after-tax gain of $18.0 million, or 42 cents per share, in connection with the company’s previously announced sale of HelloWallet, an online financial wellness business. Revenue for […]

Freeport-McMoRan Unexpected Q2 Results

Freeport-McMoRan Unexpected Q2 Results

Freeport-McMoRan (FCX) has just reported its second-quarter results, which are very interesting to see in the light of ongoing problems in Indonesia and the recent upside in the copper market. The company reported adjusted net income of $0.17 per share on revenue of $3.7 billion, missing analyst estimates on earnings and beating them on revenue. More importantly, […]

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) To Build A $10 Billion LCD Factory

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) To Build A $10 Billion LCD Factory

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) To Build A $10 Billion LCD Factory Apple supplier Foxconn, the world’s largest contract electronics manufacturer, revealed plans today to build a new facility for producing LCD panels in Wisconsin. The news was announced at an event this evening with Foxconn chief Terry Gou and US President Donald Trump, who has aggressively […]

Bank of America Overpriced For Many Reasons

Bank of America Overpriced For Many Reasons

The US dollar is the worst performing G10 currency this year, down 8% versus its major peers. But it’s still expensive relative to its history, according to Bank of America Merrill Lynch. The currency remains overvalued by about 10 percent compared with its long-term equilibrium and about 12 percent above its 20-year average in real effective term. The […]

JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM) HEFFX Highlights

JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM) HEFFX Highlights

JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM) HEFFX Highlights JPMorgan smashes Wall Street estimates, but shares decline on outlook JPMorgan reports much better-than-expected second quarter earnings. However, the bank lowers its net interest income forecast for the year. Trading revenue also fell. JPMorgan Chase & Co. is a financial holding company. The Company is engaged in investment […]

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) Moving Into Pharmaceuticals

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) Moving Into Pharmaceuticals

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) Moving Into Pharmaceuticals As Seattle-based tech giant Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN) demonstrates its capacity to enter and disrupt every market from food retail to cloud computing, the health care space is not free of danger. After reports came out in May suggesting that the ecommerce giant was on the prowl for a general […]

Wells Fargo & Co (NYSE:WFC) Released Confidential Information

Wells Fargo & Co (NYSE:WFC) Released Confidential Information

Wells Fargo & Co (NYSE:WFC) Released Confidential Information Wells Fargo & Co. accidentally released confidential information on tens of thousands of the bank’s wealth-advisory clients, the latest misstep for the firm as it works to recover from last year’s cross-selling scandal. The information was released in response to a subpoena relating to a former employee’s […]

Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) Faces Huge Competition

Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) Faces Huge Competition

Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) Faces Huge Competition U.S. pharma giant Merck  and partner Samsung Bioepis are trying to take a big cut of Johnson & Johnson’s drug revenues. The companies have begun to market their “biosimilar” (a generic version of expensive biologic drugs) of Remicade—a copycat of J&J’s best-selling rheumatoid arthritis and immunology treatment (which […]

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) Paint Moving To The Store

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) Paint Moving To The Store

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) Paint Moving To The Store Microsoft confirms it’s not killing off Paint after outpouring of support Microsoft said it is not killing the Paint app from the next update of Windows 10. Paint will be available to download for free from the Windows Store. Earlier, Microsoft said it was considering ditching Paint. […]

Amazon.com, Inc. Taking Over All Industries

Amazon.com, Inc. Taking Over All Industries

No one should doubt Amazon.com’s power to disrupt new industries. While the onetime online bookstore has grown to dominate retail, it has also become a major player in businesses ranging from cloud computing to Hollywood — and even has experimented seriously with drones. It’s no wonder that fear strikes investors and executives when they learn — or even hear rumors — […]

UN Plot to Replace Europeans with Refugees Exposed

UN Plot to Replace Europeans with Refugees Exposed

UN Plot to Replace Europeans with Refugees Exposed UN document reveals Y 2000 plan to push massive migration Millions of migrants mostly from Africa and the Middle East have swarmed Europe in the last three years, the result of what has been explained by world leaders as a war-driven “refugee” crisis. Yet, a United Nations […]

Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) HEFFX Highlights

Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) HEFFX Highlights

Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) HEFFX Highlights Verizon’s and AT&T’s reactive moves to expand unlimited data plans may be stifling their network speeds, according to T-Mobile CTO Neville Ray. A nosedive in megabits per second (Mbps) for the two companies during Q2 2017, coinciding with the launch of their new unlimited offerings, could suggest that the […]

Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) Says Qualcomm Is Trying To Kill Chip Competitors

Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) Says Qualcomm Is Trying To Kill Chip Competitors

Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) Says Qualcomm Is Trying To Kill Chip Competitors Intel has jumped into the fray surrounding the Apple-Qualcomm patent spat by accusing the world’s biggest maker of mobile phone chips of trying to use the courts to snuff out competition. The chip giant made the allegation late Thursday in a public statement (PDF) […]

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) HEFFX Highlights

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) HEFFX Highlights

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) HEFFX Highlights A group representing major technology companies has aligned itself against Qualcomm in its legal dispute with Apple by calling on regulators to reject Qualcomm’s bid to ban the import of iPhones. A lobbying group that represents Alphabet’s Google, Amazon, Microsoft and Facebook filed comments with the U.S. International Trade Commission. […]

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) HEFFX Highlights

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) HEFFX Highlights

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) HEFFX Highlights Apple appointed Isabel Ge Mahe to the newly created role of vice president and managing director of Greater China. Ge Mahe is moving from her current role as vice president of Apple’s wireless technologies where she has already worked with the Chinese research and development teams. The move comes as […]

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (NYSE:BABA) HEFFX Highlights

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (NYSE:BABA) HEFFX Highlights

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (NYSE:BABA) HEFFX Highlights Alibaba Group (BABA) is eyeing the online grocery market in India, which is set to explode in the coming years, reportedly holding talks to acquire a large minority stake in BigBasket, the largest online grocer in the country. Alibaba has opened three new Hema supermarkets where customers can […]

Visa Inc (NYSE:V) HEFFX Highlights

Visa Inc (NYSE:V) HEFFX Highlights

Visa Inc (NYSE:V) HEFFX Highlights Visa Inc. V, +0.25% and PayPal Holdings Inc. PYPL, -1.03% said Tuesday they are extending their U.S. and Asia partnership to Europe. PayPal will use its banking license in Europe to join the Visa network of financial institutions and offer Visa accounts in Europe for consumers to use wherever Visa […]

Facebook Inc. Bar Set Low

Facebook Inc. Bar Set Low

Facebook is set to unveil earnings on Wednesday, July 26th, top pick for S&P Global portfolio manager Erin Gibbs. The company has a strong history of surpassing analysts’ earnings estimates. Valuation has come down to reasonable levels, at 32 x (times) forward earnings, given the lowered growth estimate for the next 12 months. The estimate for […]

False Alarm With Amazon.com, Inc. Crash

False Alarm With Amazon.com, Inc. Crash

Incorrect stock data on the popular Google Finance, Yahoo Finance and Bloomberg sites appeared to be freaking out some investors Monday evening, after test data was apparently misinterpreted by third-party providers to those sites. As part of its normal process, the UTP distributed test data and certain third parties improperly propagated the data. Nasdaq is working […]

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) Teams With Baidu

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) Teams With Baidu

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) Teams With Baidu Microsoft will provide cloud services to companies using Baidu’s self-driving platform outside China The project, named Apollo, has signed on 50 partners to build and improve the platform A McKinsey report predicted 15 percent of new cars sold in 2030 could be fully autonomous Microsoft Corporation is a technology […]

Citigroup Inc (NYSE:C) HEFFX Highlights

Citigroup Inc (NYSE:C) HEFFX Highlights

Citigroup Inc (NYSE:C) HEFFX Highlights EPS: $1.28 vs. $1.21 expected by Thomson One analysts’ consensus. Revenue: $17.901 billion vs. $17.367 billion expected by Thomson One. Citigroup’s “Markets and Securities Services” revenue declined by 5 percent year over year, largely because of an 11 percent pullback in equity markets sales. U.S. bank Citigroup Inc (C.N) is […]

Russia Demands Seized US Property Be Returned, Else…

Russia Demands Seized US Property Be Returned, Else…

Russia Demands Seized US Property Be Returned, Else… Tuesday, Russia said that it reserved the right to retaliate against the United States after a meeting in Washington ended without an agreement to return Russian diplomatic property the US seized. Former US President Barack Hussein Obama ordered the seizure of 2 Russian diplomatic compounds in New […]

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (NYSE:BABA) Loses No Sleep Over Amazon Competition

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (NYSE:BABA) Loses No Sleep Over Amazon Competition

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (NYSE:BABA) Loses No Sleep Over Amazon Competition Word of Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN) entering a new market usually sends shudders through the local retail and online shopping worlds, but Alibaba Group (BABA), the Chinese ecommerce giant, isn’t losing any sleep over its rival’s impending push into Southeast Asia. With expectations surging that […]

Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) HEFFX Highlight

Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) HEFFX Highlight

Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) HEFFX Highlight With an eye on new markets including 5G telcom networks, Artificial Intelligence (AI), drones, driverless cars and even hi-tech farming and analytics driven retail, world’s largest chip maker Intel has launched its new Xeon scalable processors. The data centre processor promises speed, agility, security, networking features that are multiple times […]

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) iPhone 8 Case Reveal

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) iPhone 8 Case Reveal

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) iPhone 8 Case Reveal iPhone 8 leaks have been unparalleled and a growing number suggest Apple AAPL +0.86% is planning to deliver its biggest ever iPhone redesign to celebrate the range’s 10th anniversary. Now with exclusive new information I can confirm that will happen… Working with case designer Nodus, I have been […]

Dean Foods Co (NYSE:DF) Credit Suisse Targets $14

Dean Foods Co (NYSE:DF) Credit Suisse Targets $14

Dean Foods Co (NYSE:DF) Credit Suisse Targets $14 Dean Foods Shares Down 3% Following Credit Suisse Lowered Price Target From $18 To $14, Maintained Sell Rating Dean Foods (DF -1.4%) trades lower after Credit Suisse drops its price target to $14. The investment weighs in on the impact of grocery stores adjusted their milk pricing. […]

International Business Machines Corp. (NYSE:IBM) HEFFX Highlights

International Business Machines Corp. (NYSE:IBM) HEFFX Highlights

International Business Machines Corp. (NYSE:IBM) HEFFX Highlights International Business Machines Corp. (NYSE: IBM) has struggled for year to get out of what some analysts have called a value trap. However, Big Blue hasn’t made the headway it needs so far in 2017. As a result, one analyst is slashing its target for the computer giant […]

Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) HEFFX Highlights

Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) HEFFX Highlights

Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) HEFFX Highlights Shares in Comcast (CMCSA) and Charter Communications (CHTR) fell after a longtime cable TV industry analyst downgraded the sector to neutral from overweight. Craig Moffett, analyst at MoffettNathanson, also downgraded Comcast to neutral from buy and maintained a neutral rating on Charter, whose biggest shareholder is John Malone’s Liberty Broadband […]

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) HEFFX Highlights

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) HEFFX Highlights

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) HEFFX Highlights Microsoft to employ unused TV channels to offer rural broadband Microsoft is officially ending support for its aged mobile OS, Windows Phone 8.1, which means that users will no longer receive updates. It also marks the end of the road for Redmond’s initial foray into phones, and essentially paves the […]

Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK) HEFFX Highlights

Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK) HEFFX Highlights

Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK) HEFFX Highlights Chesapeake Energy needs higher oil and gas prices to justify the current share price. GAAP results overstate cash profitability as annual capex required to maintain production volumes is much greater than annual DD&A expense. The company will struggle to maintain current production volumes while meeting its interest expense and […]

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) Builds First Data Centre In China

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) Builds First Data Centre In China

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) Builds First Data Centre In China Apple’s (AAPL) next iPhone could be delayed or released with major features disabled due to a number of software bugs that have sent the team responsible for building the device into a “sense of panic.” According to Fast Company, which cited a source familiar with the matter, […]

General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) HEFFX Highlights

General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) HEFFX Highlights

General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) HEFFX Highlights GE shares to drop 20% as uncertainty about stock greatest in ‘decades,’ JPMorgan says JPMorgan analysts cut the 12-month price target to $22, representing a 20 percent drop from Wednesday close at $27.35. General Electric CEO Jeff Immelt announced last month that he would be stepping down at the […]

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) Brings 900 New Jobs in Boston

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) Brings 900 New Jobs in Boston

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) Brings 900 New Jobs in Boston In 2016, the total value of the U.S. apparel market — both online and offline — was $200 billion, with Amazon claiming about $3.4 billion of that, a new report from One Click Retail has found. While total U.S. apparel sales climbed 3 percent last year, […]

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) HEFFX Highlights

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) HEFFX Highlights

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) HEFFX Highlights In late May, supply chain sources suggested that Apple had overcome technical hurdles and that the OLED iPhone will have Touch ID integrated into the display. However, according to a report from KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo earlier this month, Apple plans to replace Touch ID in the iPhone 8 […]

American’s With Foreign Accounts, Listen Up

American’s With Foreign Accounts, Listen Up

American’s With Foreign Accounts, Listen Up If the total balance of your foreign financial accounts exceeds $10,000 at any time during a calendar year, then you must file an “FBAR” (FinCEN Form 114, Annual Report of Foreign Bank and Financial Accounts) with the US government for that year. An FBAR for a given year is […]

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (NYSE:BABA) HEFFX Highlights

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (NYSE:BABA) HEFFX Highlights

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (NYSE:BABA) HEFFX Highlights Tencent launched its WeChat Pay payments service in Europe on Monday. WeChat is a giant social media service with 938 million monthly active users. WeChat Pay has 600 million active users. WeChat will come up against Alipay, the payments service run by Alibaba affiliate Ant Financial, which launched […]

Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:MU) HEFFX Highlights

Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:MU) HEFFX Highlights

Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:MU) HEFFX Highlights Shares of Boise, Idaho-based semiconductor manufacturer Micron Technology Inc. (MU) stemmed a six-day decline Wednesday as investors reacted to bullish analyst notes on the chipmaker. MU rallied nearly 5% on Wednesday, following suit of industry peers such as Advanced Micro Devices Inc. (AMD) and Intel Corp. (INTC). Trading down […]

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