S&P 500 Weekly Update: A Good Dose Of Fear And A Void In Common Sense

“The most important consideration when investing in the stock market is the primary trend of the equity markets.”– Richard Russell (Dow Theory Letters) As we enter the final month of 2018, it is a good time to take a peek back at this very unique year. It’s hard to remember a year that started out […]

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Stocks To Watch: Tencent Music, Starbucks And Under Armour In Focus

Welcome to Seeking Alpha’s Stocks to Watch – a preview of key events scheduled for the next week. Follow this account and turn the e-mail alert on to receive this article in your inbox every Saturday morning. Investors are prepping for another week of volatility as concerns over the China trade deal and the impact […]

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U.S. accuses Huawei CFO of Iran sanctions cover-up

VANCOUVER/LONDON (Reuters) – Huawei Technologies Co Ltd’s chief financial officer faces U.S. accusations that she covered up her company’s links to a firm that tried to sell equipment to Iran despite sanctions, a Canadian prosecutor said on Friday, arguing against giving her bail while she awaits extradition. The case against Meng Wanzhou, who is also […]

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Why You Need to Start Tracking Your Time Every Day

Time tracking is a controversial topic. It evokes images of teams clocking in and out of a factory floor or being tethered to their desks for 60 hours a week. Of course, those scenarios are awful. I don’t want to dismiss the very real ways that time tracking can become a horrible way to run […]

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Kroger Just Made the Sort of Massive Decision That'll Make Competitors Scramble In Panic

Absurdly Driven looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.  There’s panic in the supermarket aisles. For once, it’s not a vegan who can’t find the right strain of cabbage. No, this is the panic of supermarket chains worried that the game has changed and no one […]

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Qualcomm says China comment will not revive NXP deal

(Reuters) – U.S. chipmaker Qualcomm Inc (QCOM.O) said on Monday it was not looking to revive its abandoned $44 billion acquisition of Dutch peer NXP Semiconductors NV (NXPI.O), a day after the White House said China would reconsider clearing a deal if it was attempted again. Qualcomm, the world’s biggest smartphone-chip maker, walked away from […]

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U.S. indicts Iranian hackers responsible for deploying 'SamSam' ransomware

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States on Wednesday indicted two Iranians for launching a major ransomware cyber attack known as “SamSam” and sanctioned two others for helping exchange the ransom payments from Bitcoin digital currency into rials. The 34-month long hacking scheme wreaked havoc on hospitals, schools, companies and government agencies, including the cities of […]

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Can Innovative Technology Fill Your Jewelry Box?

Self-proclaimed serial entrepreneur and tech disruptor Pamela Norton put together a handful of innovative tech things most people know nothing about, to build a business prepped for the modern world of luxury coupled with crypto, nano, and securitization. Before I profile her unique launch, let’s take a quick walk down memory lane. Jump Back 10 (or […]

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Facebook Will Crush The Skeptics In 2020

Facebook (FB) continues to defy the market expectations by growing revenues and earnings, and buying back lots of stock. Nonetheless, it appears that extreme pessimism has led the stock to trade at mind-boggling valuations. I expect the stock to report a modest 2019 before resuming its usual exemplary performance in 2020. FB is too cheap […]

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Nvidia: Bulls Versus Bears

Written by Nathaniel E. Baker, Seeking Alpha editor and contributor. NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA) shares plunged almost 17% on November 15 after the company’s third-quarter earnings missed revenue projections. NVDA beat EPS estimates but the disappointing revenue numbers, together with downside guidance were too much for the market to bear. Speaking of bears, the sell-off prompted […]

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