Macro Investing
Stock_market

Brutal economic report weighs on U.S. stock market

Global markets took a hit Thursday morning, setting up U.S. equities to open lower after the Fed warned of a weakening recovery and fading consumer confidence amid a record drop in GDP, and as...
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Major companies are ditching Facebook’s ad platform

Advertising hatred of Facebook is spreading as fast as social media-generated fake news.  Facebook is taking a nose-dive precisely because advertisers are fleeing what has become a toxic environment. It’s been enough of a culling...
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Education doesn’t necessarily guarantee a better paying job

Despite the exorbitant--and rising--costs of American higher education, those dollars aren’t necessarily translating into better-paying jobs.  In some cases, that means that you might end up in the same place if you’re a gas-station attendant...
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Fed cuts benchmark rates to ease coronavirus impact

After a harrowing week for stock markets, things seem to be turning around. On Monday, the Dow Jones Industrial Average jumped by just over 1200 points, making it the largest single-day gain in its...
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Facial recognition is hijacking our privacy

We’ve come a long way from being able to superimpose Trump’s hair on our own heads. We’ve also come a long way from wearing masks and sunglasses in public for reasons of fashion or...
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The $2.7 trillion space junk crisis

The space race has begun. Private companies have exploded, soaring beyond multiple billion-dollar valuations seemingly overnight. Some of the hottest tech companies on the planet are already facing off for a piece of the...
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These billionaires were booted from their own companies

Be careful what you build. If it gets too big, you may become a billionaire, but there’s a chance you end up in an increasingly popular club for entrepreneurial geniuses who have been ousted...
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Quantum computing is on the verge of going mainstream

The past decade has brought us a wave of incredible new innovations. From blockchain technology to the mass proliferation of streaming services and smartphone adoption...but the next wave of tech is likely to be...
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A $6 trillion crisis is looming over the energy industry

Cybersecurity has long flown under the radar of governments worldwide. Hackers are set to cost countries across the globe $6 trillion in the next two years, dwarfing the economic impact of natural disasters. And...
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Three ways tech titans are winning the data boom

Did you know that in 2018 alone, internet users spent a collective 2.8 MILLION years online? That's a lot of data. And over 33 percent of that time was spent on social media platforms like...