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Will AI "Change the World" Or Simply Boost Profits?

Authored by Charles Hugh Smith via OfTwoMinds blog, The real battle isn't betwe.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJul 11th, 2018

Tencent Stock Rallies on Strong Earnings

Tencent stock rose 4.2% after it reported a 30% rise in profits, more than analysts expected. But the boost still leaves the company’s Hong Kong-listed shares down more than 30% in 2018......»»

Category: asiaSource: wsj8 hr. 15 min. ago

How Tax Cuts Boosted Home Depot Earnings

Home Depot reported fiscal third-quarter results Tuesday morning that beat analysts' estimates both on the top and bottom lines. Profits got a nice boost from last December's tax cut bill, and the........»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstNov 13th, 2018

Oil majors spending "sweet spot" to last to 2020: BlackRock

Big Oil is today in a spending sweet spot as years of cost cuts and rising oil prices converge but investments will need to rise after 2020 to boost output, BlackRock, the world's largest asset manager, said on Tuesday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 13th, 2018

Researchers Just Invented a New Kind of Compass. It Could Dramatically Change How We Navigate the World

So-long GPS? British researchers at the Imperial College in London and quantum technology specialist M Squared have come up with a new way to figure out where in the worl.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneNov 12th, 2018

How ASU, UA football profits compare to rest of the Pac 12

Colleges often justify the hefty costs and baggage of a big-time football program by highlighting the branding boost that comes with fielding a competitive team. What most of these nonprofit institutions fail to mention is just how profitable the pi.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 10th, 2018

Cover story: Ag tech startups on the rise in Pittsburgh

Agriculture technology companies are sprouting up around Pittsburgh to face some of the world's biggest challenges in food insecurity, climate change and sustainability......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 8th, 2018

Starbucks partners with UberEats in Japan

Starbucks Corp said on Wednesday it was partnering with UberEats to deliver coffee and food in Tokyo starting Friday, as the world's largest coffee chain looks to boost sales in Japan, one of its major Asia-Pacific markets......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 8th, 2018

As America votes, traders look to profit on the volatility

Traders interviewed by MarketWatch say that national elections can boost volatility and their profits......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 6th, 2018

How the built environment can help the climate crisis

The recent report delivered to the United Nations by the International Panel on Climate Change (I.P.C.C.) paints a dire picture of what will happen to the world if global temperature.....»»

Category: realestateSource: bdcnetworkNov 5th, 2018

Kraft Heinz"s Profit Suffers as Costs Rise

Promotions to boost sales of brands like Jell-O and Velveeta hurt the food maker’s profits as high costs outpaced a rise in sales......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjNov 2nd, 2018

Kellogg Takes Hit to Profits With New Bet on Single-Serve Snacks

Kellogg is investing in on-the-go packages of its snacks like Pringles and Cheez-Its to help boost sales, but said the cost of making them is hurting its profitability......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjNov 1st, 2018

Robust earnings boost equity markets after brutal month

Robust corporate results helped world stock markets surge on Wednesday, bringing some relief to jittery investors after a brutal October that saw equities suffer one of their worst drops since the financial crisis ten years ago......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 31st, 2018

VW profit slumps, but China offers hope

VW profits dropped by almost a fifth in the third quarter as new emissions tests kicked in. But automakers hope China is about to give them a big boost with a cut in its car purchase tax......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersOct 30th, 2018

VW profit slides, but China offers hope

VW profits dropped by almost a fifth in the third quarter as new emissions tests kicked in. But automakers hope China is about to give them a big boost with a cut in its car purchase tax. Julian Satterthwaite reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersOct 30th, 2018

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) expected to report strong results

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) expected to report strong results Apple, the world’s most valuable public company, is expected to report strong results thanks to a boost in the “average selling price” metric f.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsOct 29th, 2018

Regime Change In Riyadh? The CIA Has Just Publicly Dumped MbS

A fascinating FT article suggests Western intelligence agencies have now dumped Saudi crown prince Mohammed bin Salman after he's been personally accused by world leaders —.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeOct 28th, 2018

Texas football No. 1 for profits; pound-for-pound it"s No. 13

Colleges often justify the hefty costs and baggage of a big-time football program by highlighting the branding boost that comes with a competitive team. What most of these nonprofit institutions fail to mention is just how profitable the pigskin can be. .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 26th, 2018

Equities" slide sends bonds higher, dents greenback

Stock markets around the world tumbled on Friday while U.S. Treasury prices rose along with demand for safer bets as better-than-expected U.S. economic data did little to ease anxiety over disappointing corporate profits and trade wars......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 26th, 2018

World stocks head for worst losing streak in over half a decade

Global stocks slid lower on Friday and were set for their worst week in more than five years, as anxiety over corporate profits added to fears about global trade and economic growth. Laura Frykberg reports......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 26th, 2018

World stocks head for worst losing streak in over half a decade

Global stocks slid lower on Friday and were set for their worst week in more than five years, as anxiety over corporate profits added to fears about global trade and economic growth. Laura Frykberg reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersOct 26th, 2018