Apple is looking at developing a chip for processing health data

Apple is looking at developing a chip for processing health data

Apple has a team exploring a custom processor that can make better sense of health information coming off sensors from deep inside its devices, job listings show. The effort hints at Apple’s ability to pump out custom chips on as-needed basis, reflecting a greater level of vertical integration than other technology companies. Building custom chips for narrow functions can help Apple add new features and improve efficiency of its hardware while protecting its intellectual property…

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Democratic women band together as they build momentum in the hunt to win Congress this fall

Democratic women band together as they build momentum in the hunt to win Congress this fall

As Democrats push to take back the House from Republicans in 2018, women have been at the forefront of the movement. Now, while they hit milestones in their primary elections, many of them are stumping and fundraising for each other as they seek victory this November. This kind of collaborative approach to politics is not unprecedented. But in an election year that has seen a record number of female candidates, alliances among them have increased…

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Turkey’s crushing annual inflation rate is running at an estimated 101%

Turkey’s crushing annual inflation rate is running at an estimated 101%

The currency crisis in Turkey is being exacerbated by a skyrocketing annual inflation rate, which by some estimates, exceeds 100 percent. Steve Hanke, who in past helped set-up systems to stabilize currencies in Argentina and Bulgaria, told CNBC on Tuesday, “Today, I measure inflation with high-frequency data, and the inflation rate in Turkey is 101 percent on an annual basis. That’s the first time it’s been over 100 percent.” Hanke, who had served as a…

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Tesla forms three-member panel to decide on any Musk proposal

Tesla forms three-member panel to decide on any Musk proposal

FILE PHOTO: A Tesla sales and service center is shown in Costa Mesa, California, U.S., June 28, 2018. REUTERS/Mike Blake/File Photo August 14, 2018 By Supantha Mukherjee (Reuters) – Tesla Inc’s board <TSLA.O> named a special committee of three directors on Tuesday to evaluate possibly taking the electric carmaker private, although it said it had yet to see a firm offer from the company’s chief executive, Elon Musk. The committee will be tasked with evaluating…

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Einhorn’s Greenlight cuts back many top holdings, slices Apple

Einhorn’s Greenlight cuts back many top holdings, slices Apple

David Einhorn, President of Greenlight Capital, Inc., presents during the 2018 Sohn Investment Conference in New York City, U.S., April 23, 2018. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid August 14, 2018 By Svea Herbst-Bayliss BOSTON (Reuters) – Billionaire investor David Einhorn, whose Greenlight Capital is posting some of the hedge fund industry’s worst returns, cut back several long-term holdings, including Apple Inc <AAPL.O>, Voya Financial Inc <VOYA.N> and Consol Energy Inc <CEIX.N>, a filing made on Tuesday shows. Einhorn…

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Liga announces landmark free-to-air deal with Facebook in India

Liga announces landmark free-to-air deal with Facebook in India

A Facebook sign is seen during the China Digital Entertainment Expo and Conference (ChinaJoy) in Shanghai, China August 3, 2018. REUTERS/Aly Song/File Photo August 14, 2018 By Richard Martin BARCELONA (Reuters) – Spain’s top flight soccer division La Liga announced on Tuesday a landmark deal with Facebook which will allow viewers in the Indian sub-continent to watch every game over the next three seasons for free on the social network. A statement from La Liga…

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Do You Have Any Turkish Stocks In Your Portfolio?

Do You Have Any Turkish Stocks In Your Portfolio?

This article was originally published on ETFTrends.com. By Todd Rosenbluth, CFRA On Friday, the weakness of the Turkish market cascaded throughout the financial news, likely causing many investors to be curious what effect it could have on their portfolio. Fortunately, the direct impact has been limited, as this emerging market is relatively small and is offset in most funds with exposure to more […] Continue Reading Below Read more at ETFTrends.com > Free America Network Articles

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Be Nimble With Junk Bond ETFs

Be Nimble With Junk Bond ETFs

This article was originally published on ETFTrends.com. Bond market observers widely expect the Federal Reserve to boost borrowing costs at its September and December meetings. That could make many fixed income investors pensive about high-yield corporate debt and the corresponding exchange traded funds. The SPDR Barclays Short Term High Yield Bond ETF (NYSEArca: SJNK) is an alternative to consider if rates rise […] Continue Reading Below Read more at ETFTrends.com > Free America Network Articles

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Bitcoin ETF Delay Reveals Weak Traders

Bitcoin ETF Delay Reveals Weak Traders

This article was originally published on ETFTrends.com. Bitcoin prices tumbled last week after the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) delayed a decision on a bitcoin ETF filed by investment firm VanEck and blockchain technology company SolidX. According to the SEC, “the Commission, pursuant to Section 19(b)(2) of the Act designates September 30, 2018, as the date by which the Commission shall either […] Continue Reading Below Read more at ETFTrends.com > Free America Network Articles

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Trump campaign files arbitration against Omarosa, alleges she violated nondisclosure

Trump campaign files arbitration against Omarosa, alleges she violated nondisclosure

A senior Trump campaign official confirms to ABC News, the campaign has filed arbitration against Omarosa Manigault-Newman Tuesday morning in New York for allegations that she violated her non-disclosure agreement with the Trump campaign. In a statement to ABC News, the official says: “Donald J. Trump for President, Inc. has filed an arbitration against Manigault-Newman with the American Arbitration Association in New York City, for breach of her 2016 confidentiality agreement with the Trump Campaign….

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