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 […]






Boris Johnson Speaks Fondly of Trumps Tweets

Boris Johnson Speaks Fondly of Trumps Tweets






Boris Johnson Speaks Fondly of Trumps Tweets Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has praised Donald Trump for capturing the world’s imagination with his informal style. Speaking during an interview on the BBC Radio 4’s ‘Today’ show, Johnson admitted he envies the US president for being able to freely tweet his opinions and regrets not being able […]






Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) Prime Day, Wine, 1500 New Jobs

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) Prime Day, Wine, 1500 New Jobs






Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) Prime Day, Wine, 1500 New Jobs The company recently announced that it helped develop this new wine brand produced by King Vintners, a subsidiary of Oregon’s King Estate Winery, and had started selling it on Amazon.com. In a press release, the new wine brand is described as “the first wine ever developed […]






Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) HEFFX Summary

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) HEFFX Summary






Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) HEFFX Summary Apple (AAPL) is keen to replace the iPhone’s fingerprint scanning system with more secure 3-D facial-recognition technology, according to Bloomberg. The company’s goal to do away with Touch ID, its fingerprint identity sensor that has been used to unlock iPhones models launched since 2013, is expected to occur in time […]






Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) HEFFX Highlights

Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) HEFFX Highlights






Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) HEFFX Highlights Intel’s latest 10-core, high-end desktop (HEDT) chip—the Core i9-7900X—costs £900/$1000. That’s £500/$500 less than its predecessor, the i7-6950X. In previous years, such cost-cutting would have been regarded as generous. You might, at a stretch, even call it good value. But that was at a time when Intel’s monopoly on the […]






Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) HEFFX Highlights

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) HEFFX Highlights






Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) HEFFX Highlights Apple has continued to expand its retail footprint in Asia after the iPhone-maker opened its first store in Taiwan this weekend. The inaugural Apple Store is located in Taipei 101, a landmark skyscraper in Taipei, and it is staffed with an initial workforce of 130 employees, Apple said. Doors in […]






Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (NYSE:BABA) HEFFX Highlights

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (NYSE:BABA) HEFFX Highlights






Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (NYSE:BABA) HEFFX Highlights Jack Ma, the man who turned Alibaba into China’s dominant e-commerce platform, now has his sights set on global domination. Over the past year, Ma has spent more than 800 hours flying to dozens of countries, meeting business leaders and head of states to introduce his grand vision: […]






Allianz Investment Management Looks at the US & EU Markets

Allianz Investment Management Looks at the US & EU Markets






Allianz Investment Management (OTCMKT:AZSEY) Looks at the US & EU Markets $AZSEY In Q-1, it appeared that inflation in the US would indeed move up, as  the labor market continued to show signs of strength and job creation remained strong. Economic growth in Q-1 was weaker than FY forecasts, but financial markets have come to […]






US Skirts Chinas “One China” Policy And Sells to Taiwan

US Skirts Chinas “One China” Policy And Sells to Taiwan






US Skirts Chinas “One China” Policy And Sells to Taiwan A bipartisan group of senators urged President Donald Trump on Friday to move ahead on delayed arms sales to Taiwan amid congressional concern the White House is ready to curry favor with Beijing at Taipei’s expense. Four Republicans and four Democrats wrote a letter to […]






The European Union is Failing, Why?

The European Union is Failing, Why?






The European Union is Failing, Why? What will the future of the European Union be?  Bruce Thornton projects a solution to their future that lies in the EU showing greater respect for the diversity of cultures of its member states. He states, “The challenge facing Europe today is not just reforming its economies or crafting saner immigration […]






Saudi Arabia’s New Crown Prince Is Good News for Israel and US

Saudi Arabia’s New Crown Prince Is Good News for Israel and US






Saudi Arabia’s New Crown Prince Is Good News for Israel and US New Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s appointment as Saudi Arabia’s heir apparent was only a matter of time. The “boy,” who will mark his 32nd birthday in August, has been leading the country de facto anyway. He already calls the shots on foreign […]






General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) HEFFX Highlights

General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) HEFFX Highlights






General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) HEFFX Highlights General Electric on Monday announced that Chairman and CEO Jeff Immelt will be stepping down, a management shake-up that many people saw coming. John Flannery, current president and CEO of GE Healthcare, has been named CEO. Immelt will remain chairman of the board through his retirement from the company […]






Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) HEFFX This Weeks Highlights

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) HEFFX This Weeks Highlights






Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) HEFFX This Weeks Highlights Microsoft is using Cortana’s speech recognition smarts to bring dictation to the company’s Office suite. The new app is simply named Dictate, and it’s the latest project to come from Microsoft Garage, which is the company’s experimental software outfit. Dictate is more of an add-on than app since […]






Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) HEFFX Weekly Highlight

Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) HEFFX Weekly Highlight






Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) HEFFX Weekly Highlight Intel has today allowed review websites to publish results for its new high-end desktop (HEDT) platform, which brings the X299 chipset and nine new processors including a monster 18-core beast to the mix as well as a number of new motherboards. Intel has discontinued three of its offerings for […]






Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (NYSE:BABA) HEFFX This Weeks Summary

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (NYSE:BABA) HEFFX This Weeks Summary






Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (NYSE:BABA) HEFFX This Weeks Summary Alibaba Group’s entertainment arm Alibaba Pictures Group Limited has acquired a majority stake in Chennai-based online ticketing platform TicketNew. The acquisition is expected to strengthen TicketNew’s operations and expand its services across India. It is Alibaba Pictures’s first acquisition outside China in internet ticketing industry. On […]






World War 3: Russia Threatens to Treat US Jets in Syria as Targets

World War 3: Russia Threatens to Treat US Jets in Syria as Targets






World War 3: Russia Threatens to Treat US Jets in Syria as Targets Following the downing of a Syrian jet by an American plane, Russia has said it will treat US warplanes flying in parts of Syria where its own air force is operating as targets, it was reported Monday. The Russian Defense Ministry also […]






Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) HEFFX Highlights

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) HEFFX Highlights






Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) HEFFX Highlights Ikea and Apple are launching ‘the biggest AR-platform in the world’ Earlier this month, Ikea unveiled a slew of future initiatives. Among them was the “click” technology that promises to reduce the assembly time of furniture from hours to minutes. Ikea is also looking to leverage digital tools to help […]






Activist Minister Al Sharpton Want More Blacks in the Legal Marijuana Business

Activist Minister Al Sharpton Want More Blacks in the Legal Marijuana Business






Activist Minister Al Sharpton Want More Blacks in the Legal Marijuana Business Black activist minister Al Sharpton reportedly believes the legal marijuana industry has “disproportionately excluded” Blacks “from business opportunities” and is calling for more diversity. The civil rights preacher, who heads the Harlem-based National Action Network, was the Keynote speaker at the Cannabis World […]






Qatar Signs $12-B Deal to Buy F-15 Jets from US

Qatar Signs $12-B Deal to Buy F-15 Jets from US






Qatar Signs $12-B Deal to Buy F-15 Jets from US $BA Qatar’s Ministry of Defense said Wednesday the country signed a deal to buy F-15 fighter jets from the United States for $12-B. The deal was completed despite the Gulf country being criticized recently by US President Donald Trump for supporting terrorism. US Defense Secretary […]






Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) Releases Security Updates To Fight WannaCry

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) Releases Security Updates To Fight WannaCry






Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) Releases Security Updates To Fight WannaCry Microsoft has released new security updates for older versions of Windows as it warns of potential cyber-attacks by government organisations. The patches include updates to Windows XP, the operating system that was targeted by the WannaCry ransomware attack in May that attacked parts of the NHS […]






Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK) HEFFX Highlights

Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK) HEFFX Highlights






Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK) HEFFX Highlights Chesapeake Energy gained 4.3% to $5.28 today, while the S&P 500 rose 0.5% to 2,440.35. The Energy Select Sector SPDR ETF (XLE) rose 0.7% to $67.39. Chesapeake Energy’s market capitalization rose to $4.7 billion today from $4.6 billion yesterday. It reported a net loss of $4.4 billion on sales […]






Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) Buys Yahoo And Opens Co-Working Space In Cambridge

Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) Buys Yahoo And Opens Co-Working Space In Cambridge






Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) Buys Yahoo And Opens Co-Working Space In Cambridge Verizon closed its $4.48 billion purchase of Yahoo’s core business Tuesday, finalizing a deal mired by two massive hacks affecting more than 1 billion Yahoo accounts and marking the latest play by telecoms to challenge Silicon Valley’s dominance in online advertising. Yahoo, which […]






AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) HEFFX Highlights

AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) HEFFX Highlights






AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) HEFFX Highlights AT&T to hold hiring event in Birmingham AT&T donates to Carlisle Police Officers Association AT&T to build US’s FirstNet in 25-year government deal FirstNet’s Sue Swenson expresses confidence in AT&T’s ability to make network vision a reality AT&T Inc. is a holding company. The Company is a provider of communications […]






Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (NYSE:BABA) HEFFX Highlights

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (NYSE:BABA) HEFFX Highlights






Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (NYSE:BABA) HEFFX Highlights Last week, Alibaba wowed the investment community when it forecast sales growth that implies it could earn $34.3 billion in revenue for its fiscal year, topping the $31.42 billion analysts were expecting. During the company’s investor meeting, Chief Financial Officer Maggie Wu said with the target it is […]






Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) HEFFXs Top 10 Highlights

Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) HEFFXs Top 10 Highlights






Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) HEFFXs 10 Highlights Intel lost billions of dollars in a futile attempt to crack the smartphone processor market. Now a Brazilian phone seller says some of those poor selling mobile chips were defective, too. Qbex Computadores filed a lawsuit against Intel in U.S. district court in California on Monday, charging that thousands […]






US vs. Russia: “I don’t think anyone would survive such a conflict,” – Putin

US vs. Russia: “I don’t think anyone would survive such a conflict,” – Putin






US vs. Russia: “I don’t think anyone would survive such a conflict,” – Vladimir Putin No country on earth would survive should the world’s most powerful nuclear states unleash their atomic weapons, Vladimir Putin has said. His remarks form part of a series of interviews with American film director Oliver Stone. The question of whether […]






Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (NYSE:BABA) Fights With SF Express

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (NYSE:BABA) Fights With SF Express






Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (NYSE:BABA) Fights With SF Express Alibaba is making another bet in India. After acquiring a majority stake in digital payments company Paytm, it has now acquired a majority stake in Chennai-based online movie ticketing website TicketNew, which claims to have a presence in over 30 cities across India, according to a […]






Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) Reddit Leaks

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) Reddit Leaks






Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) Reddit Leaks In a thread on Reddit, three alleged Foxconn employees have posted information about some of Apple’s upcoming products, such as the iPhone 7S and iPhone 8, the rumored Siri Speaker, smart glasses, and more, just days before the company is set to start WWDC on Monday. According to the subreddit’s […]






FATCA Must Be ‘Killed” by This GOP Congress

FATCA Must Be ‘Killed” by This GOP Congress






FATCA Must Be ‘Killed” by This GOP Congress The Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) imposed a worldwide financial disclosure information regime on every financial institution in the world, it is an international nightmare. There are several major problems with FATCA which are widely discussed and debated. FATCA was passed into law in Y 2010 […]






World War 3: US Must Rid North Korea of Nuclear Weapons

World War 3: US Must Rid North Korea of Nuclear Weapons






World War 3: US Must Rid North Korea of Nuclear Weapons North Korea is accelerating its drive to acquire a nuclear-armed missile capable of threatening the United States and other nations, and the US regards this as a “clear and present danger,” US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Saturday. Speaking at an international security conference […]






Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK) HEFFX Highlights

Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK) HEFFX Highlights






Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK) HEFFX Highlights Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK) stock is now trading at around $5 a share, while in 2014 the stock changed hands for $30 a share. Chesapeake Energy Corporation produces natural gas, oil and natural gas liquids (NGL) in the United States. It operates in two segments: Exploration and Production, and […]






Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) Sets Cinbench World Record

Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) Sets Cinbench World Record






Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) Sets Cinbench World Record Intel Core X-Series Already Overclocked To A Blistering 5.7GHz, Setting Cinebench World Record “This is the most extreme desktop ever introduced,” Gregory Bryant, Intel senior vice president and general manager of the Client Computing Group, wrote in a blog post. “In other words, do you really need to […]






Paris Accord on Climate Change: a UN Scam to Redistribute Wealth by Policy

Paris Accord on Climate Change: a UN Scam to Redistribute Wealth by Policy






Paris Accord on Climate Change: a UN Scam to Redistribute Wealth by Policy The Paris Climate accord’s premise is wealth distribution by policy, it would not have much of an impact on Earth’s climate. During an interview Wednesday Marc Morano founder of ClimateDepot discussed the climate change agreement that President Donald Trump is leaning toward withdrawing […]






Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (NYSE:BABA) To Buy A Stake in Lianhua Supermarket

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (NYSE:BABA) To Buy A Stake in Lianhua Supermarket






Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (NYSE:BABA) To Buy A Stake in Lianhua Supermarket Australian consumers could potentially be blocked from buying goods from overseas on eBay, Amazon, Alibaba and Etsy if the government pushes ahead with its controversial online GST changes. Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. continues to expand its holdings in brick-and-mortar retail […]






Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:MU) Invests In Hiroshima fab

Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:MU) Invests In Hiroshima fab






Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:MU) Invests In Hiroshima fab Micron At A Three-And-A-Half-Year High Memory makers are starting to see the light—RGB lighting, that is. RGB illumination has exploded in popularity to the point where even memory modules are now shipping with multi-color LEDs. Micron is the latest to join the party through its Ballistix division. […]






Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) 1 Gigabyte Per/Second For Under $160

Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) 1 Gigabyte Per/Second For Under $160






Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) 1 Gigabyte Per/Second For Under $160 Comcast will begin offering Bay Area residential customers internet access on Wednesday that’s four times faster than its previous top-speed service, for $10 more a month. Comcast customers will be able to receive 1-gigabit-per-second internet service for just under $160 a month, the cable giant said […]






General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) Agreement With Dussur

General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) Agreement With Dussur






General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) Agreement With Dussur Shares of General Electric (GE) have dropped nearly 14% so far this year, putting it near (though not at) the bottom of the Dow Jones Industrial Average. Yet despite GE’s weakness, the Industrial Select Sector SPDR ETF (XLI) has gained 6.8% in 2017, just a tad below the […]






Planning, Evaluations Under Way for US-Mexico Border Wall

Planning, Evaluations Under Way for US-Mexico Border Wall






Planning, Evaluations Under Way for US-Mexico Border Wall Planning for President Donald Trump’s US-Mexico border wall is under way. Officials are looking into multiple proposals, site studies are ongoing, and money is available to work on the project. The work on the wall is under the auspices of President Trump’s 25 January executive order, which […]






US Plays with Nuclear Power

US Plays with Nuclear Power






US Plays with Nuclear Power The US has underestimated the risks to its nuclear safety as a single nuclear fuel fire could lead to fallout “much greater than Fukushima,” according to a new study. Researches slammed the Nuclear Regulatory Commission for ignoring the potential danger. If spent fuel at one of the dozens of US […]






Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) Planning to remove Thunderbolt 3 royalties

Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) Planning to remove Thunderbolt 3 royalties






Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) Planning to remove Thunderbolt 3 royalties Intel is planning to get rid of the royalties it charges third-party chipmakers that use its Thunderbolt 3 specification sometime next year Thunderbolt 3 is one of the most versatile USB-C solutions out there, with fast speeds and charging, but Intel’s licensing fees also meant that […]






The US Entitlement State is Not Sustainable






The US Entitlement State is Not Sustainable $AAPL, $AMZN, $FB, $GOOG The US government’s entitlement programs: Social Security and Medicare, down to food stamps and spending on the arts are closing in on 70% of our spending. Add in interest our increasing debt, and very little of what the government spends money on goes to […]






US ‘loses’ $1Billion Worth of Weapons

US ‘loses’ $1Billion Worth of Weapons






US ‘loses’ $1Billion  Worth of Weapons A newly released declassified audit from the US Department of Defense shows that negligent accounting by the military has resulted in the Pentagon not knowing what happened to more than $1 billion in arms and equipment meant for the Iraqi Army. Over $1 billion worth of arms and military […]






WW3 Situation Report: US leaks Manchester Details, US challenges South China Sea

WW3 Situation Report: US leaks Manchester Details, US challenges South China Sea






WW3 Situation Report: US leaks Manchester Details, US challenges South China Sea Manchester leaks: UK police have stopped sharing information about the Manchester terrorist attack with the US, following a series of leaks to media outlets, it has been reported. Greater Manchester Police will no longer share security information about the attack and investigation. Citing unidentified […]






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