• Google Beacons: Proximity Marketing is Ready to Take Off in 2019

    25 days ago - By Business 2 Community

    In the marketing industry, it's not uncommon for new technologies to emerge and then quietly disappear for a few years. Beacons are one such technology that's had to take some time away from the limelight in recent years. These weren't only supposed to transform the nature of location-based marketing but also give birth to a new wave of smart cities around the world - something we're still waiting to see, five years later.
    The fact is, beacon technology needed time to mature and there were a number of integration issues that had to be addressed before it could be widely adopted. Google...
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  • These 5 Tech Stocks Combined Have Lost More Than $800 Billion in Market Value

    25 days ago - By NY Times

    Investors have soured on the stocks of Facebook, Amazon, Apple, Netflix and Alphabet since the start of October, wiping out their gains in market value this year.
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  • High-yield debt is deteriorating significantly

    25 days ago - By ETF Daily News

    From Sunny Oh : Stock market bulls previously took comfort in the high-yield corporate bond market's resilience as stocks suffered their autumn swoon, pointing to their resilience as evidence of the underlying health of the corporate sector.
    But with high-yield debt, or junk bonds, now slammed by an oil bear market and fears over excessive borrowing by U.S. corporations, stock buyers may no longer find solace from one of the strongest performing corners of the bond market this year. That's according to David Rosenberg, chief economist for Gluskin Sheff, who says equity investors are having...
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  • Dow tumbles 600 points, wiping out all gains this year

    25 days ago - By Washington Post

    Global markets drop as a weeks-long swoon in tech stocks deepens and drags down the retail sector.
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  • Global markets sink again as tech and retail stocks drop

    25 days ago - By Chron

    NEW YORK - Stocks are skidding Tuesday as weak results from retailers and mounting losses for big technology companies push the market back into the red for the year.
    Energy companies are slumping because of a 5 percent drop in the price of oil. Industrial companies are also dropping as the downward momentum in stocks builds after steep losses Monday.
    The S&P 500 index lost 26 points, or 1 percent, to 2,663 as of noon Eastern time. The benchmark index has fallen 9.1 percent from its record high two months ago.
    The Dow Jones Industrial Average sank 358 points, or 1.4 percent, to 24,659. It...
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  • The highest flying consumer tech stocks have lost $1 trillion

    25 days ago - By Tech Crunch

    Another day, another stock market setback for once high-flying technology companies, which have lost roughly $1 trillion in the latest stock market slide.
    Shares of the core group of consumer technology companies including Facebook , Amazon , Apple , Alphabet , and Netflix are falling again - contributing to the big indexes like the Dow Jones Industrial Average and the S&P 500 sliding into negative territory for the year.
    This collapse is thanks in part to rising interest rates that have investors looking for a more stable return profile than placing bets on high-growth technology...
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  • BANK OF AMERICA: Market chaos will double over the next 3 years - here are some strategies to help investors stay afloat

    25 days ago - By Business Insider

    The most popular gauge of stock-market volatility is set to double over the next three years, Bank of America Merrill Lynch strategists forecast.
    The firm examined the historical relationship between the Cboe's volatility index and the yield curve, which signals more tumultuous times ahead.
    Bank of America further laid out investing strategies that have historically profited at times when the VIX was rising.
    The turmoil in markets is just getting started.
    That's the outlook from strategists at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, published on Tuesday as all the major US indexes wiped their gains...
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  • The industry waits to see what a meeting between the president and his

    25 days ago - By AG Web

    The industry waits to see what a meeting between the president and his Chinese counterpart could mean, Reuters reporting Brazil has shipped 80 million tons of soybeans to China the marketing year. It's a record amount.
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  • As FAANG Slips into a Bear Market, What Lies Ahead for ETFs?

    25 days ago - By ETF Daily News

    From Sweta Killa : The so-called FAANG stocks - Facebook FB , Amazon AMZN , Apple AAPL , Netflix NFLX and Alphabet GOOGL - which were the biggest drivers of the nine-year bull run, are caught in a nasty broad market sell-off. Each of the five stocks has been falling persistently over the last six weeks and have now entered bear market.
    From the 52-week high level, Facebook is down 39.5% while Netflix has plunged 35.6%. Amazon has lost 25.4% while Apple and Alphabet have slid more than 20% each. Collectively, the five stocks have lost nearly $1 trillion in value since hitting their...
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  • This Is What A Stock Market Bubble Bursting Feels Like

    25 days ago - By Forbes

    Fast forward 16 years, and the same phenomenon has recurred. The yield on the 2-year U.S. Treasury note increased from 1.27% at the end of March 2017 to 2.81% at the end of September 2018. That move was accompanied by six FOMC rate hikes, bringing the Fed Funds rate from 1.25% to 2.75%.
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  • Stocks wipe out 2018 gains as FAANG stocks slide into a bear market

    Stocks wipe out 2018 gains as FAANG stocks slide into a bear market

    25 days ago - By Business Insider

    Stocks erased gains for the year Tuesday, dragged lower by the biggest technology companies.
    FAANG stocks entered a bear market, marking the first in seven years for Google parent Alphabet.
    Follow the US indexes in real time here.
    Wall Street erased gains Tuesday as high-flying technology companies plummeted into a bear market, adding to fears about slowing growth and trade tensions.
    The tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite dropped about 2.5% in early trading, nearing a seven-month low, while the S&P 500 shed 1.8%. The Dow Jones Industrial Average tumbled more than 2%, or nearly 500 points.
    “Last...
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  • Tech stocks sink again, erasing market's gains for the year; Dow Jones Industrial Average drops 500 points

    25 days ago - By Chron

    NEW YORK - Tech stocks sink again, erasing market's gains for the year; Dow Jones Industrial Average drops 500 points.
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  • Markets Right Now: Tech rout erases stocks' gain for year

    25 days ago - By Chron

    NEW YORK - The latest on developments in financial markets :
    10 a.m.
    Stocks are skidding again on Wall Street as a tech rout continues and several big retailers report weak results.
    Apple sank another 3.6 percent in early trading Tuesday and Microsoft gave up 3.3 percent. Target plunged 9.5 percent after missing Wall Street's earnings estimates.
    Industrial companies are also falling. Boeing lost 3.8 percent
    The early drops put major indexes back into the red for the year.
    Tech stocks were among the biggest decliners in Europe, too. Nokia, a big supplier of telecom networks, fell 4 percent...
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  • Nvidia shares turn positive after Citron buys stock

    25 days ago - By Reuters

    Shares of Nvidia Corp reversed course after markets opened to gain about 2.5 percent on Tuesday after shortseller Citron Research said it has bought the chip designer's stock.
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