Dow futures drop 200 points as Wall Street heads for fourth straight weekly loss

A woman rides past the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on July 13, 2020 at Wall Street in New York City. Johannes Eisele | Getty Images U.S. stock futures were lower early Friday as the market indexes headed for a fourth consecutive week of losses.  Dow Jones Industrial Average were down 200 points, or 0.7%. […]

Goldman Sachs picks the emerging market currencies to back when ‘the dust settles’

Mexican pesos notes on a table with traditional Mexican ornament. Daniel Sambraus | Moment Mobile | Getty Images Goldman Sachs has marked out the Mexican peso as its top emerging market (EM) currency pick “once the dust settles” from the coronavirus pandemic. In a note Thursday, Goldman strategists suggested that while it may be too […]

Why Is It So Hard to Study Covid-Related Smell Loss?

In March, scientists in the United Kingdom started to notice an unexpected phenomenon. Alongside a fever, dry cough, and general malaise, Covid-19 patients were also reporting a sudden and alarming symptom: They couldn’t smell anything. Anecdotal evidence shared on medical message boards from physicians in Iran, France, Italy, and the United States all described a […]

How Teachers Can Foster Community in Online Classrooms

The school year is difficult for both teachers and students, to say the least. Some districts are using a hybrid of remote and in-person learning, while others are on Zoom entirely. And that means teachers are stretched thin and unable to build community with their students, and classmates are unable to get to know their […]

EU appeals against Apple ruling in $15 billion tax battle

European Commission executive vice president Margrethe Vestager talks to media in Brussels, Belgium. Thierry Monasse | Getty Images News | Getty Images The battle between the EU and Apple on taxation is not over yet. On Friday, the European Commission, which is the executive arm of the EU, said it would appeal a court ruling involving Apple and […]

Dow futures rise more than 100 points as market tries to avoid losses for the week

A woman rides past the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on July 13, 2020 at Wall Street in New York City. Johannes Eisele | Getty Images U.S. stock futures rose slightly on Thursday evening as the market indexes tried to avoid a fourth consecutive week of losses.  Futures for the Dow Jones Industrial Average gained […]

Dow rises 100 points as market tries to avoid losses for the week

A woman rides past the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on July 13, 2020 at Wall Street in New York City. Johannes Eisele | Getty Images U.S. stock futures rose slightly on Thursday evening as the market indexes tried to avoid a fourth consecutive week of losses.  Futures for the Dow Jones Industrial Average gained […]

The Ring Always Home Cam Flies Around Inside Your House

Tech product launches in the year of 2020 involve a kind of perspective whiplash that makes it more difficult than usual to decide whether or not you really need the thing. There’s the consideration of whether the gadget fits into your life right now, at a time when our needs have changed considerably. There’s also […]

Nvidia’s acquisition of Arm could be a ‘nightmare’ for China, CLSA says

SINGAPORE — The “biggest challenge” for the Nvidia-Arm deal is getting regulatory approval from China, a managing director at an investment firm said this week. That’s because the Chinese government wants to avoid the “nightmare” of an American company owning Arm, which would open the door to possible intervention by the U.S. government to limit China’s […]