Posts For October, 2019


Apple flips the switch in streaming TV wars

Apple TV+, the tech giant’s entrance into the streaming TV wars, went live in over 100 countries on Friday with several original TV shows.

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Factory data, trade worries sink Wall Street

Wall Street lost ground on Thursday as data showed midwest manufacturing falling into a deeper slump and concerns about the U.S.-China trade war truce rattled investors. Conway G. Gittens wraps up the trading ...


Time to rotate into cyclical stocks: Sam Stovall

Sam Stovall of CFRA Research tells Reuters’ Fred Katayama why investors should rotate away from defensive stocks and get into cyclical stocks.

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Ugandan coffee farmers wary of bitter taste over proposed bill

Uganda’s government says it wants to boost coffee production in the country and has tabled a bill in parliament that seeks to regulate the country’s coffee sector, but not all farmers are happy ...


Breakingviews TV: Faded Juul

Oct 31 – Altria is writing down $4.5 billion of its investment in vape-pen maker Juul. The e-cigarette maker is facing tougher regulations in the United States that could slow sales and bite ...


Altria takes $4.5 bln charge in Juul

Altria wrote down $4.5 billion on its investment in Juul Labs. As Fred Katayama reports, it thinks Juul is now worth a third less than it paid for the electronic-cigarette maker.

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Airline earnings: Air France-KLM disappoint, IAG hit by strikes

Two of Europe’s major airlines Air France-KLM and British Airways owner IAG reported disappointing earnings in Q3. Francis Maguire reports.

Source: US news

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What to Ask Your Doctor Before Taking Opioids

Opioids can be used to treat certain kinds of chronic and acute pain. It doesn’t matter who is writing the prescription; ask these questions before taking opioids. Source: FDA news

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Nintendo profits surge on Switch console success

Nintendo operating profits more than double thanks to strong sales of its Switch gaming machines. Julian Satterthwaite reports.

Source: US news

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Roadblocks to a U.S.-China deal

A potential U.S.-China trade pact faces new stumbling blocks: Chile’s cancellation of an APEC summit and a media report saying Chinese officials doubt whether they can strike a long-term deal. Fred Katayama reports.

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