• Stearns County accounts for half of the new COVID cases in region on Monday 25 Jan 2021 20:52 There were no deaths reported in the area on Monday. Kandiyohi County had seven new cases overall while Chippewa, Meeker, Redwood and Swift each reported two new cases. Big Stone, Pope, Renville and Yellow Medicine Counties each had one new case. Lac qui …
  • Total room inventory occupancy for hotels in India stood at 29% in 2020: STR 25 Jan 2021 20:47 New Delhi: Occupancy growth for hotels in India decelerated by a staggering 60% in Covid hit 2020, as per data shared by industry tracker STR with ET. The total room inventory (TRI) occupancy for hotels in India stood at 29% and the revenue per available …
  • In Far East Mesa, Uncle Aldo's Attic Is a Vintage-and-Vinyl Paradise 25 Jan 2021 20:47 ^ Support the independent voice of Phoenix and help keep the future of New Times free. In a nondescript strip mall in east Mesa, Uncle Aldo’s Attic advertises itself with a large banner that reads: Vintage Records. Inside is a pop culture wonderland …
  • SMU, Memphis meet in conference play 25 Jan 2021 20:46 SMU (8-2, 4-2) vs. Memphis (8-5, 4-2) FedExForum, Memphis, Tennessee; Tuesday, 7 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: Memphis plays host to SMU in an AAC matchup. Each team won on the road this past weekend. Memphis earned an 80-53 win over East Carolina on Sunday, while …
  • Home loan applications rose 36% in Q4 y/y – ooba 25 Jan 2021 20:46 NOMPU SIZIBA: It’s been nearly a year that South Africa has lived under pandemic conditions, and home loan players ooba Home Loans say they’ve noted marked changes in consumer behaviour and lending trends during the period. The company released its fourth- …
  • SA plans three renewable energy rounds over the coming year 25 Jan 2021 20:45 South Africa plans to launch three procurement rounds for 6 800 megawatts (MW) of renewable energy over the next year, as well as a combined 5 000MW of new coal, gas and storage, a presentation by the governing African National Congress (ANC) showed. …
  • Is SA positioned to aid countries hit by Cyclone Eloise? 25 Jan 2021 20:45 NOMPU SIZIBA: Mozambique was hit Cyclone Eloise over the weekend. At least five people are said to have been killed, while untold damage has been inflicted on the country, and thousands of people are said to have been displaced. In a previous extreme- …
  • Stock Index ETFs Mixed as Big Tech Earnings Week Begins 25 Jan 2021 20:43 Stocks and index ETFs were mixed to start the week, as the S&P 500 attempted a move higher in volatile trading on Monday while investors await tech earnings this week. The tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite led the major stock benchmarks, moving 0.4% higher …
  • As Biden Sets Trade Agenda, Here Are Four Steps To Better Decisions 25 Jan 2021 20:40 President Biden and his trade advisors will have manty difficult decisions to make, including on ... [+] China, steel tariffs and more, and would be helped by having access to better data. AFP via Getty Images President Biden, like all presidents, will be …
  • View: GoI should use Budget 2021 as an opportunity to press its foot down on the privatisation accelerator 25 Jan 2021 20:34 As Budget Day approaches, among GoI’s top priorities will be the need for capital to expand access to healthcare, primary education and infrastructure, not to mention ramping up defence expenditure to deal with enhanced security threats on India’s borders. …
  • In agri-credit, small farmers are still outside the fence 25 Jan 2021 20:30 The agriculture sector’s performance has not been commensurate with the increasing subsidised credit it receives Farmers on the warpath would mean that agriculture reforms have again occupied centrestage not just in the minds of the politicians but also …
  • Back more Newcastle misery at 11/4 - Jones Knows 25 Jan 2021 20:29 Our tipster Jones Knows is all over a Leeds win over Newcastle on Tuesday and has conjured up an 11/4 to back with confidence. How did we get on last week? Football is a fine margin sport, isn't it? I'm feeling that at the moment - as is Frank …
  • A "Silver Cross" Means a Bull Run in These Two Stocks 25 Jan 2021 20:28 A bull market run, whether you're talking about a stock, a sector, or the entire market, is a powerful thing to behold – and I've been through plenty in my career. There's cautious buying at the start, testing the waters… then a breakout… a top …
  • Why WISH Stock Is a Sell After the IPO 25 Jan 2021 20:28 The COVID-19 pandemic has transformed e-commerce more than any other time since its inception. That's created a wave of new investment opportunities, but not all of them are worth owning… Sales skyrocketed as brick-and-mortar stores took their business …
  • Sundance 2021 Market: 15 Movies That Could Sell Big in a Year of Virtual Discovery 25 Jan 2021 20:18 In 2020, the Sundance Film Festival kicked off with a splashy premiere for Netflix’s new Taylor Swift documentary. When the 2021 edition gets underway on Thursday, there will be none of that. As a virtual affair, this year’s Sundance is a back-to-basics …
  • 2021 Mercedes-AMG E63 Wagon Review: Fast Lane For Five 25 Jan 2021 20:08 Verdict 9.3 / 10 With all the doom and gloom regarding the current state of the station wagon in the US, there is some good news. American buyers at least have three fast wagons at their disposal in 2021 (assuming they can afford any of them): the Audi …
  • Should We Be Worried About Valuations? 25 Jan 2021 19:57 State Of The Market If you want to start an argument about the state of the stock market, the topic of valuations is usually a pretty good place to start. And to be sure, the topic is fairly complex. For example, valuation levels morph over time. What was …
  • Justice Dept. Watchdog to Investigate Any Efforts to Undo Election 25 Jan 2021 19:47 LiveUpdated  Jan. 25, 2021, 2:46 p.m. ET Jan. 25, 2021, 2:46 p.m. ET Here’s what you need to know: A Justice Department watchdog has opened an investigation into whether any current or former officials tried improperly to wield the powers of the department …
  • Strategies Used By States With The Most Successful Vaccine Rollouts 25 Jan 2021 19:47 Topline While some states are struggling to get out the coronavirus vaccine supply they have, others are inoculating so quickly that they’re running out of doses—here are the strategies driving the most successful rollouts of this critical vaccine campaign …
  • Snopes mounts magic mask theory to save Joe Biden from shame 25 Jan 2021 19:45 ANALYSIS/OPINION: President Joe Biden, just blundered a big one, as President Joe Biden is wont to do, and issued an executive order that put most all American citizens into face masks — and then he went out and about without his own face mask.  Oops. …
  • Renewables overtake fossil fuels to dominate electricity supply in Europe 25 Jan 2021 19:43 In 2020, renewables became the predominant source of electricity generation in the EU, thanks to big gains in wind and solar, overtaking fossil fuels for the first time in history, new research shows.  Figures published today by think-tanks Agora …
  • The Latest: Tennis Canada Cancels Junior Nationals 25 Jan 2021 19:42 The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: Tennis Canada has canceled its Fischer Indoor Junior National tournaments due to concerns over the COVID-19 pandemic. The tournaments affected are the under-12 and U14 events …
  • Merck gives up COVID-19 vaccine chase, cites poor immune response 25 Jan 2021 19:39 Drugmaker Merck said Monday it is giving up on the COVID-19 vaccines it was developing and will focus on treatments for the disease. The New Jersey-based company said it shifted gears because its pair of vaccine candidates did not produce an immune …
  • NBA's Hawks to Allow Small Number of Fans 25 Jan 2021 19:38 The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: The Atlanta Hawks will allow a small number of fans for the first time this season when they host the Los Angeles Clippers on Tuesday night. The team is permitting 8% …
  • UK Covid cases drop dramatically to 22,195 as another 592 die 25 Jan 2021 19:31 Covid cases fell on MondayCoronavirus cases in the UK have dropped dramatically to 22,195 as another 592 died from the virus. The number of new infections in the last 24 hours declined substantially from 30,004 on Sunday, though figures tend to be lower at …
  • NHL postpones Tampa Bay-Carolina game 25 Jan 2021 19:27 The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: The National Hockey League has postponed the Tampa Bay at Carolina game scheduled for Tuesday because of coronavirus concerns with the Hurricanes. It’s the fourth consecutive …
  • Gold down a third session as dollar firms ahead of the Fed meeting 25 Jan 2021 19:22 Gold futures ended lower Monday, down a third straight session, as government bond yields pulled back and the U.S. dollar strengthened, ahead of a Federal Reserve meeting on monetary policy later this week. Prices for the precious metal initially climbed …
  • The Latest: Spain sees weekend record of new COVID-19 cases 25 Jan 2021 19:15 Photo: Bernat Armangue, AP A police officer checks a driver's documents at a checkpoint on the outskirts of Madrid, Spain, Monday, Jan. 25, 2021. With several regions reporting Friday new daily records of infections, some regional governments are …
  • Small New Jersey bank eyes big expansion in wealth management 25 Jan 2021 19:09 Peapack-Gladstone Financial in Bedminster, N.J., plans to use fresh capital to boost fee income by buying wealth management companies. Wealth management is already a big business for the $6 billion-asset company, which had $7.6 billion of assets under …
  • How open banking can transform the U.S. payments market 25 Jan 2021 19:09 For more content like this, from the industry leader in global payments coverage, please visit PaymentsSource.com. Europe's open banking movement has been a catalyst for fintech innovation, and it has come to the U.S. primarily through fintechs that …
  • Revenue And Regulatory Risk: Facebook Prepares To Open The Books On Q4 25 Jan 2021 19:08 Despite an ad boycott, Congressional hearings, and a swirl of controversies, Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ: FB) shares hit record highs last year as people hunkered down during the pandemic and used social media to keep in touch.  The question is, can the social …
  • Debenhams, Boohoo, Topshop and ASOS: Will the pandemic mark the end of the bricks and mortar high street? 25 Jan 2021 18:55 For those of us who came of age in the noughties, the Saturday shopping trip was a rite of passage and an activity of incomparable joy. Getting lost in a vast department store, skipping between beauty concessions and slinging countless items over gangly …
  • The Latest: Texas coach Shaka Smart in isolation 25 Jan 2021 18:52 Texas head coach Shaka Smart directs his team against Kansas State during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Austin, Texas, Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021. Texas head coach Shaka Smart directs his team against Kansas State during the second …
  • Everyone’s Buzzing About Biohacking, but Will It Actually Help You Live Longer? 25 Jan 2021 18:47 Luke Storey commits his first hack at dawn—precisely when the sun crests the horizon at a 30-degree angle, providing a supercharged light that he swears optimally dials his circadian rhythm and neurotransmitters. Sungazing is often followed by a ten-minute …
  • Louisville launches $10M program to help people behind on utility bills 25 Jan 2021 18:41 Louisville launches $10M program to help people behind on utility bills Copy Link Copy {copyShortcut} to copy Link copied! Updated: 12:30 PM EST Jan 25, 2021 Hide Transcript Show Transcript it is a unique and it is really an incredible opportunity for so …
  • Shoppers spent more on Christmas 2020 than in previous year 25 Jan 2021 18:40 Shoppers spent significantly more in the four weeks up to Christmas than they did the previous year, according to data, which shows that footfall numbers climbed to just below pre-Covid-19 numbers. However, browsing practically disappeared, with people …
  • Scientists shoot record-breaking laser into space in the hope of unlocking the secrets of time 25 Jan 2021 18:39 Scientists from the International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research (ICRAR) and The University of Western Australia (UWA) broke the record using ‘phase stabilisation’ technology alongside advanced self-guiding optical terminals. "We can correct for …
  • School board members refused to wear masks to honour teacher who died of Covid 25 Jan 2021 18:38 For 13 seconds, eyes were fixed on the maskless members of the Board of Education in Cobb County, Georgia. School district employee Jennifer Susko pleaded with those on the board who were not wearing masks to put them on in honour of Hendricks Elementary …
  • ‘It caused me big stress’: U-turn on plans to decriminalise non-payment of TV licence fee ‘will disproportionately hit women’ 25 Jan 2021 18:38 The government’s decision to ditch initial plans to decriminalise non-payment of the TV licence fee will disproportionately hit women due to them being substantially more likely to be convicted for not paying the sum, campaigners have warned. Almost a …
  • 2020 Wrap-up: COVID-19's Effects on Cardiology 25 Jan 2021 18:36 Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape's Coronavirus Resource Center. This transcript has been edited for clarity. Robert A. Harrington, MD: This is Bob Harrington from Stanford University on theheart.org | Medscape Cardiology. This is …
  • Pharma Stock Ideas: Why BMO Is Recommending Regeneron, Constellation 25 Jan 2021 18:32 After strong performance in 2020, biopharma stocks are expected to continue their winning run in the new year. Among the companies in the space, analysts at BMO Capital Markets are particularly bullish on Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ: REGN and …
  • Expect Earnings to Be a Strong Catalyst for Advanced Micro Devices 25 Jan 2021 18:32 There’s one core reason to avoid Advanced Micro Devices (NASDAQ:AMD): valuation. AMD stock isn’t cheap. It trades at 54x forward earnings. Source: Fabio Alcini / Shutterstock.com Admittedly, that multiple doesn’t sound all that high in the context of …
  • Palantir To Debut New Software, Apps At Inaugural Demo Day 25 Jan 2021 18:31 All eyes will be on Palantir Technologies (NYSE: PLTR) Tuesday as it demonstrates its proprietary software for the first time. What Happened: On Jan. 21, Palantir issued an update to investors outlining the specifics of what it plans to release during its …
  • Coronavirus infections in your area - how lockdown has hit your local rates 25 Jan 2021 18:30 Case data from before and after the third national lockdown shows the impact the measure has had - or not. As the end of 2020 approached, infection rates in England reached new highs. Whether due to people bending the rules over the festive period or the …
  • One in nine has now had Covid jab - but Matt Hancock warns supply is 'tight' 25 Jan 2021 18:30 One in nine people in England have been vaccinated, Matt Hancock confirmed today. The Health Secretary said that 77.8% of people over 80 have received at least one dose of their vaccine. But Mr Hancock also gave a stern warning for Brits to follow the …
  • Mid-Day Market Update: Dow Tumbles 200 Points; AMC Entertainment Shares Spike Higher 25 Jan 2021 18:26 Midway through trading Monday, the Dow traded down 0.67% to 30,788.82 while the NASDAQ fell 0.13% to 13,525.93. The S&P also fell, dropping 0.29% to 3,830.37. The U.S. has the highest number of coronavirus cases and deaths in the world, reporting a …
  • Morgan Wallen Repeats at No. 1 With Big Streaming Numbers 25 Jan 2021 18:26 The country singer Morgan Wallen holds at No. 1 on the Billboard album chart for a second time with his streaming hit “Dangerous: The Double Album,” topping a slow week for music sales. “Dangerous,” which has 30 songs, notched the equivalent of 159,000 …
  • North East charity says it's 'vital' that all children have access to a laptop 25 Jan 2021 18:25 An education charity has said it is vital now more than ever that all children have access to a laptop in the growing digital world we live in. Success4All aims to empower young people living in Newcastle's most deprived areas by helping them realise …
  • 'There is zero justification for states not vaccinating around the clock' 25 Jan 2021 18:23 By Dialynn Dwyer, Boston.com Staff January 25, 2021 | 12:31 PM Dr. Ashish Jha said the United States is facing a crucial opportunity in the race to vaccinate as many people as possible before variants of COVID-19 become widespread.  The dean of the Brown …
  • AirPods with Wireless Charging Case for $130 and 4 more great Monday deals 25 Jan 2021 18:23 Good morning, fellow cheapskates! Ever wonder what goes through my head when I choose deals to share? Here's the core of it: Is this a genuinely good product at a genuinely good price from a reputable seller? As noted in the little blurb up top, I pick …
  • Ada Lovelace Institute launches review into digital vaccine passports and health status apps 25 Jan 2021 18:13 An evidence review led by the Ada Lovelace Institute will examine practical and ethical issues around digital vaccine passports and health status apps.  The review, launched this month, will include a series of expert panels, an open call for evidence and …
  • Oil and gold pare early gains, bitcoin rebounds 25 Jan 2021 18:11 Oil retreats on Merk, OPEC+ Crude prices pared early gains from a double dose of bad news on the COVID front. Merck’s coronavirus vaccine failure and Dr. Fauci’s concern over second COVID vaccine doses were bad news for the short-term crude demand outlook …
  • Sharks! Attacks decreased worldwide, but shark bite fatalities increased in 2020 25 Jan 2021 18:06 Shark bites appear lower worldwide in 2020 compared to 2019, but researchers don't know whether COVID, climate change, coincidence or something else were factors. They do know the coronavirus pandemic made it more difficult to get information from …
  • ESG x Emerging Markets: The Low Cost, High Performance EMSG ETF 25 Jan 2021 18:04 As the ETF space continues to grow, cost is one way providers can differentiate themselves from the competition. One fund, the Xtrackers MSCI Emerging Markets ESG Leaders Equity ETF (EMSG), gives investors emerging markets and environmental, social, and …
  • The Q’s Have It: CQQQ Joining the High-Flying QQQ Club 25 Jan 2021 18:04 The technology play doesn’t look to be letting up anytime soon, and that’s also the case for the world’s second largest economy. ETF investors should give the Invesco China Technology ETF (CQQQ) a closer look after its 20% start to 2021. CQQQ is based on …
  • Covid-19 in Bulgaria: Day 324 25 Jan 2021 18:04 PCR tests for those entering Bulgaria and easing of Covid-19 measures The National Operational Headquarters recommends a gradual easing of anti-epidemic measures in Bulgaria. This has become clear at a working meeting with Prime Minister Boyko Borissov. …
  • HPC-AI Advisory Council and PC Cluster Consortium to Host First Annual Japan Conference 25 Jan 2021 18:02 SUNNYVALE, Calif. and TOKYO, Jan. 25, 2021 — The HPC-AI Advisory Council (HPCAIAC) in collaboration with Japan’s PC Cluster Consortium (PCCC) today announced the inaugural Japan Conference will take place on 26 January, 2021. Both the HPCAIAC’s first …
  • Why Aliens Likely Exist and Visited Us in 2017, According to Harvard’s Top Astronomer 25 Jan 2021 18:01 Are we alone? That’s one of the most fascinating questions in the universe, and yet no scientist is able to answer it. In fact, most astronomers have intentionally distanced themselves from work related to SETI, or search for extraterrestrial intelligence, …
  • Bookshops defy pandemic to record highest sales for eight years 25 Jan 2021 17:53 More than 200m print books were sold in the UK last year, the first time since 2012 that number has been exceeded, according to an estimate from official book sales monitor Nielsen BookScan. Despite the coronavirus pandemic causing a series of lockdowns …
  • The Latest: UK reports lowest daily new virus cases in weeks 25 Jan 2021 17:50 LONDON — The U.K. has reported its lowest number of new daily coronavirus cases since mid-December, further evidence that lockdown restrictions are working in reducing transmission rates. Government figures show that another 22,195 new cases have been …
  • Stocks Flat at Open on Virus Concerns 25 Jan 2021 17:46 Jan 25, 2021 (Baystreet.ca via COMTEX) -- Equities in Canada's largest centre barely moved as Monday's session got underway, as a surge in coronavirus cases in China and rising restrictions across the globe triggered concerns around an economic …
  • What to Expect in Technology Policy from the Biden... 25 Jan 2021 17:33 When the President of the United States elevates his science advisor to a cabinet-level position, you know that he’s paying attention to science and technology. The new head of the Office of Science and Technology Policy, Eric Lander, marks a significant …
  • Best smartphone 2021 25 Jan 2021 17:28 What is the best smartphone you can buy? There are so many good phones to choose from across 2020 and the first month of 2021 but which one is the king of the castle? Is there even a winner? In truth, there's no one perfect choice for everyone, so bear …
  • Despite pleas from Vanessa Bryant, investigators, safety rules inspired by Kobe Bryant helicopter crash stall 25 Jan 2021 17:28 The helicopter crash that killed NBA legend Kobe Bryant, his daughter Gianna and seven other people on a foggy morning a year ago on a hillside in Calabasas placed a new and urgent focus on what many had long considered significant flaws in federal …
  • Businessinsider.co.za | Immunity passports are riddled with privacy risks, loaded with ethical problems – research finds 25 Jan 2021 17:15 A federal police officer checks a document of a passenger of a passenger plane landing from Prague at Frankfurt Airport. Boris Roessler/picture alliance via Getty Images As coronavirus vaccines roll out, immunity passport apps are becoming more …
  • COVID on Campus: Containing hot spots a difficult challenge 25 Jan 2021 17:06 On Sept. 1, multiple complaints came in to the University of Illinois citing a party hosted by members of a fraternity. It allegedly had more than 200 attendees, including multiple people who knew they were positive for COVID-19. A week later, university …
  • Pinkerton: In Dealing With Big Tech, the American People Need a Seat at the Table 25 Jan 2021 17:04 On the Menu  There’s an old joke: If you’re not at the table, you’re on the menu.  That is, if you aren’t a player in the process, then you’re the one being played.  Just in the last three months, Americans have been played by Big Tech. Specifically, the …
  • Vaccine crunch doesn’t curb Biden team’s expectations 25 Jan 2021 16:58 With Tucker Doherty, Susannah Luthi, Alice Miranda Ollstein, Rachel Roubein and Mohana Ravindranath Editor’s Note: POLITICO Pulse is a free version of POLITICO Pro Health Care's morning newsletter, which is delivered to our subscribers each morning at …
  • Australian exports surge despite China hostility, ASX follows 'sky-high optimism' on Wall Street 25 Jan 2021 16:56 Despite Beijing's increasingly hostile trade war, Australia sold a lot more goods to China (particularly iron ore) in December. Key points: Australian CPI (inflation) is expected to rise 0.7pc in the December quarter Apple, Facebook and Tesla will …
  • The rise of Pubmatic’s Goel brothers 25 Jan 2021 16:51 With its public debut, the 14-year-old Pune and California-based firm leapfrogged co-founders and brothers Rajeev Goel (42) and Amar Goel’s (44) worth in the company - who together own close to 23.7% - at more than $300 million. Post-IPO, co-founders of …
  • How much should I discount my game? 25 Jan 2021 16:46 The following blog post, unless otherwise noted, was written by a member of Gamasutra’s community. The thoughts and opinions expressed are those of the writer and not Gamasutra or its parent company.   A perennial question for any game developer is how …
  • Guidance on Software Citation Created by the Community for the Community 25 Jan 2021 16:46 Jan. 25, 2021 — A task force within the FORCE11 Software Citation Implementation working group, a community of scholars, librarians, archivists, publishers and research funders, led by Daniel S. Katz, University of Illinois, US, has published guidance on …
  • PL predictions: Leeds to thrash struggling Newcastle 25 Jan 2021 16:46 Our betting expert Jones Knows is back with some midweek prediction action. Crystal Palace vs West Ham, Tuesday 6pm "Don't listen to him, this muppet gets us wrong every week," tweeted one Hammers fan on social media. He has a point. Is it …
  • Is Biogen Stock A Buy After As Alzheimer's Drug Heads To Full FDA? 25 Jan 2021 16:46 Biogen stock crashed in early November after a Food and Drug Administration committee said a single Phase 3 study of its Alzheimer's treatment isn't enough for approval. X Now, Wall Street is waiting to see if the FDA will approve the controversial …
  • GameStop Stock Is Soaring Again. What’s Behind Its Remarkable — and Inexplicable — Run. 25 Jan 2021 16:45 Text size GameStop stock just can’t be stopped. Shares are up another 46% in premarket trading Monday morning after gaining 51% on Friday. The stock is already up 245% in 2021, and has soared more than 1,500% since July 31. It’s a remarkable run. It’s also …
  • Millennials Love 5 Overlooked Stocks That Are Beating Tesla 25 Jan 2021 16:45 Millennials still love Tesla (TSLA) — it's their favorite S&P 500 stock — but they're actually making much more money on their five other top picks. X Five of the 100 stocks most widely held by millennials at the end of 2020, including …
  • Stock market news live updates: Stocks turn negative, with timeline for more stimulus in question 25 Jan 2021 16:45 Stocks turned negative ahead of a busy week that will include a slew of corporate earnings results, economic data, Federal Open Market Committee meeting and debate over the Biden administration’s $1.9 trillion stimulus proposal. The intraday dip came amid …
  • Dow Jones Slides, Nasdaq Turns Lower As Apple, Tesla Reverse From New Highs; Microsoft Hits Buy Point 25 Jan 2021 16:45 The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell more than 300 points Monday, while tech stocks erased sharp gains midday as Apple stock and Tesla reversed from record highs. Dow Jones leader Microsoft hit a new buy point, while FANG stocks Alphabet and Netflix are …
  • MBS Week Ahead: Bonds Already Challenging Technical Boundaries 25 Jan 2021 16:41 Another week, another chance to see if bonds will continue to avoid confrontation with the boundaries of the recent range.  1.075% emerged as the floor to beat in terms of 10yr Treasury yields over the past 2 weeks, with multiple unsuccessful breakout …
  • MLO, Ops Jobs; Broker, VOE, Servicing, MI Tools; Imminent Training and Virtual Events 25 Jan 2021 16:41 MLO, Ops Jobs; Broker, VOE, Servicing, MI Tools; Imminent Training and Virtual Events There’s always “stuff” going on in residential lending, right? Capital markets folks have noticed that the big banks are re-entering buying jumbo loans from …
  • Weighing Doubts of Transformation in the Face of the Future 25 Jan 2021 16:36 Deloitte's 2021 outlook posits enterprises should double down on digital transformation and reskilling. What about those not ready to commit to change? In its recently released 2021 technology industry outlook, Deloitte lays out recommendations for …
  • Gold moves lower as the dollar strengthens ahead of the Fed meeting this week 25 Jan 2021 16:33 Gold futures moved lower on Monday, giving up earlier gains as government bond yields pulled back and the U.S. dollar strengthened, ahead of a Federal Reserve meeting on monetary policy later this week. Prices for the precious metal initially climbed …
  • Dr. Deborah Birx on the Trump White House, the politics of the pandemic, retirement and more 25 Jan 2021 16:31 Dr. Deborah Birx is speaking out about her tenure as coordinator of the White House’s coronavirus task force under former President Donald Trump, telling “Face the Nation” new details about the 11 months she spent trying to steer the federal government’s …
  • Some Ecological Damage from Trump's Rushed Border Wall Could Be Repaired 25 Jan 2021 16:20 The jagged granite peaks of Arizona’s Tinajas Altas Mountains, reminiscent of the Iron Throne in the television series Game of Thrones, are almost insurmountable to humans. But bighorn sheep have long climbed through them with ease—until their path was …
  • Interview: Reporter Discusses ZIP Code Data Revealing Inequities In Heat-Related Illness 25 Jan 2021 16:19 January 25, 2021 08:42 AM An investigation by Orlando Sentinel and Columbia Journalism Investigations found that farmworkers, Black residents, and low-income residents are most affected by heat-related illnesses in Arizona and Florida. Joanna Eberts For …
  • It's not enough for banks to admit misconduct. They've got to prevent it. 25 Jan 2021 16:17 A failure to manage bank risks triggered the 2008 financial crisis, costing Americans roughly $10 trillion. The next banking crisis will likely follow from a failure to manage so-called conduct risks. The standard method for addressing conduct-related …
  • Pandemic-Era Central Banking Is Creating Bubbles Everywhere 25 Jan 2021 16:15 (Bloomberg Markets) -- In Hong Kong, crypto-trader Sam ­Bankman-Fried stole naps on his office beanbag to get through 18-hour days as demand surged for digital assets. At an auction in Wellington, Darryl Harper pronounced the New Zealand housing market “ …
  • How to Better Secure Your Microsoft 365 Environment 25 Jan 2021 16:11 Security experts offer Microsoft 365 security guidance as more attackers target enterprise cloud environments. Cloud security concerns have long been top-of-mind for many IT security pros tasked with protecting data, applications, and infrastructure in …
  • Is Jack Ma Helping China Reinforce Communist Regime’s Digital Authoritarianism? 25 Jan 2021 16:10 TAIPEI, TAIWAN - China’s regulators have reiterated that their probe into financial technology giant Ant Group, founded by the beleaguered billionaire Jack Ma, would not undermine the company’s development and was not a move against private firms – a …
  • Does Rivian Have What It Takes To Challenge Tesla? 25 Jan 2021 16:01 Electric truck startup Rivian is now apparently valued at about $27.6 billion following a recent fundraise. [1] So what’s really driving this privately held company’s valuation? Rivian appears to be doing quite a lot of things right. Firstly, the company …
  • Colorado farm economy awaits a shot in the arm as recovery expected to follow herd immunity 25 Jan 2021 15:47 By Greg Avery  – Senior Reporter, Denver Business Journal Jan 25, 2021, 7:55am MST The economic outlook for agriculture in Colorado and the country is expected to improve as vaccines make the Covid-19 pandemic more manageable, but whether that catches up …
  • Millions of Users Flee WhatsApp After Update to Terms of Service 25 Jan 2021 15:46 Tech 14:38 GMT 25.01.2021(updated 15:26 GMT 25.01.2021) Get short URL WhatsApp had to delay the implementation of the new terms, slated for 8 February while its competitors have welcomed fleeing users. WhatsApp's user numbers recently took a sharp dive …
  • Mid-Morning Market Update: Markets Mixed; Kimberly Clark Profit Beats Views 25 Jan 2021 15:44 Following the market opening Monday, the Dow traded down 0.36% to 30,884.99 while the NASDAQ rose 1.13% to 13,696.20. The S&P also rose, gaining 0.34% to 3,854.37. The U.S. has the highest number of coronavirus cases and deaths in the world, reporting …
  • Earnings Palooza: 20% Of S&P 500 Reports This Week, Including Apple, Tesla 25 Jan 2021 15:44 Can you say, “earnings?”  This week is earnings, earnings, and more earnings. Wednesday brings the triple crown when Tesla Inc (NASDAQ: TSLA), Apple Inc (NASDAQ: AAPL), and Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ: FB) all report after the close. Company reporting hits a …
  • The QQQJ ETF: Nasdaq’s On-Deck Circle 25 Jan 2021 15:39 Money never sleeps. Nor does innovation. Investors looking to access a basket of tomorrow’s innovators today, can consider the Invesco NASDAQ Next Gen 100 ETF (QQQJ). QQQJ is a large cap growth fund, but the average market capitalization of its 100 …
  • ‘Nothing I want to do more’ than reop... 25 Jan 2021 15:38 Boris Johnson said England’s schools would reopen “as fast as possible” as he faced Tory pressure to set out a timetable for pupils to return. The Prime Minister said the Government would be “looking at the potential of relaxing some measures” as England’s …
  • The history of the connected battlespace, part one: command, control, and conquer 25 Jan 2021 15:34 Enlarge / Believe it or not, this fictional version of NORAD shows off the idea of the "connected battlespace" even better than the reali thing. MGM/UA 10 with 10 posters participating Since the earliest days of warfare, commanders of …
  • We're about to learn if Apple's iPhone 12 is a smash hit 25 Jan 2021 15:30 Apple's about to share its first financial report since last year's iPhone 12 launch. Andrew Hoyle/CNET Apple's iPhone is already one of the most popular consumer products ever. And normally, it's a safe bet that when Apple makes big …
  • From NFL to EPL, San Francisco 49ers expand their global reach with Leeds United 25 Jan 2021 15:25 SANTA CLARA — The San Francisco 49ers have increased their minority stake in the English Premier League club Leeds United as the NFL team moves to raise its global footprint. 49ers Enterprises, the team’s sports and entertainment arm, announced Monday that …
  • Digital Services Tax: Not about India vs US 25 Jan 2021 15:23 Written by Shilpa Goel and Ashish Goel On January 6, the office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) published a report concluding that the 2 per cent digital services tax (DST) introduced by the Indian government vide the 2020 Finance Act …

  • DreamBus botnet targets enterprise apps running on Linux servers 25 Jan 2021 11:42 Image: Zscaler Chances are that if you deploy a Linux server online these days and you leave even the tiniest weakness exposed, a cybercrime group will ensnare it as part of its botnet. The latest of these threats is named DreamBus. Analyzed in a report  …
  • It’s time for a data architecture do-over 23 Jan 2021 00:49 As Moore’s Law becomes less relevant, technological innovation is entering a new age. Instead of ever tinier and more powerful computing hardware, the next wave of value creation will come from the mixing of big data, machine learning/artificial …