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Dow 30 Tech Giant IBM Reports Q3 Results That Disappoint Wall Street

Dow 30 component International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) provides information technology (IT) products and services worldwide. IBM announced recently two significant quantum processor upgrades for its IBM Q early-access commercial systems. These upgrades represent rapid advances in quantum...

Netflix Beats Wall Street Q3 Expectations But…

Netflix (NFLX) closed at $286.28/share gaining .71% today but reported Q3 earnings beat after the close despite missing subscriber forecast. Netflix reported earnings of $1.47 a share on sales of $5.25 billion, up from profit of 89 cents a share on revenue of $3.91 billion a year ago as analysts exp...

Raytheon & United Technologies Shareholders Approve Merger

As per reports, shareowners of Raytheon Company and United Technologies Corporation (UTX) have approved of all the necessary proposals to conclude the merger of equals business combining United Technologies' aerospace businesses, consisting of Collins Aerospace and Pratt & Whitney, with Raytheon...

Uber To Acquire Leading Online Grocery Provider In Chile, Mexico

Recently, San Francisco-based Uber Technologies, Inc. (UBER) announced the acquisition of a leading online grocery provider called Cornershop located in Chile, Mexico.  Upon the closure of the deal, Cornershop is set to continue working under its current leadership but will report to a board with t...

Boeing’s Board Divides Role Of Chairman & CEO

Dow 30 component Boeing (NYSE: BA) is the world’s largest aerospace company and leading manufacturer of commercial jetliners and defense, space and security systems. As per reports, the Board of Directors of Boeing have announced separate roles of the chairman and the chief executive officer o...

Southwest Pilots Sue Boeing Over Concealing Functionalities Of Unsafe Max

Reportedly, Boeing (NYSE: BA) has been sued by the union of Southwest Airlines Co. pilots, the largest operator of it’s Max aircraft for rushing the output of the 737 Max jet to stay competitive and confining key information about features which contributed to two fatal crashes. The union is seek...

Post-It App Launches Its Mac Desktop Version On High Demand From Users

3M (MMM) is a global science company that seems to never stop inventing. Using 46 technology platforms, their integrated team of scientists and researchers works with customers to create breakthroughs. Their inventions have improved daily life for hundreds of millions of people all over the world. W...

Boeing’s HorizonX Ventures To Invest In Virgin’s Space Travel Program

Reportedly, Boeing (NYSE: BA) has agreed to invest $20 million for a minority stake in a start-up that is gearing up to fly its customers into space next year, Virgin Galactic founded by U.K. billionaire Richard Branson. Virgin Galactic is also preparing to reduce global airline travel time to two ...

Microsoft & Avaya Announce Avaya IX-CC A Next Gen Contact Center As A Service Platform

Recently at the 39th GITEX Technology Week, Microsoft (MSFT) and Avaya, a global leader in solutions creating intelligent communications experiences for customers and employees announced that they are joining forces to bring in contact center services to the cloud. The next-generation contact cen...

IBM Watson Announces Agreement With A Leading Diagnostic & Imaging Specialist To Upgrade Prostate Cancer Treatment

Dow 30 component International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) provides information technology (IT) products and services worldwide. IBM announced recently two significant quantum processor upgrades for its IBM Q early-access commercial systems. These upgrades represent rapid advances in quantu...

Did Pilots’ ‘High Workload Environment’ Contribute To Boeing’s 737 Max Crash?

Reportedly, pilots of Boeing 737 Max airplane crash killing 346 people were exposed to “high workload environment,” as per early investigation reports informed CEO Dennis Muilenburg, Boeing at the Economic Club of New York in Manhattan. Earlier investigations revealed that a single airplane sens...

Cisco’s Introduces Webex Security Equipped To Meet Rigorous Data Security Needs

Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO) is a global technology leader that designs, manufactures, and sells Internet Protocol-based networking and other communications technology. Recently, Cisco announced its Cisco Webex Control Hub Extended Security Pack in addition to its existing well-known end-to-end enc...

Former Vanguard Chief Bill McNabb Joins IBM Board

Last week, F. William McNabb III joined the IBM board of directors adding a total of 13 directors to the board. Mr. McNabb a graduate of Dartmouth College and an M.B.A. from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania formerly served The Vanguard Group, Inc, as chief executive officer and c...

Apple To Feature Films In Theaters By Mid-2020

Dow 30 component Apple (AAPL) has revolutionized personal technology with the introduction of the Macintosh in 1984. Today Apple leads the world in innovation with iPhone, iPad, Mac, Apple Watch and Apple TV. Apple’s four software platforms — iOS, macOS, watchOS, and tvOS — provide seamless ex...

Microsoft Ups Game In Cloud-Computing Clash With Amazon

Reportedly, Microsoft is intensifying its cloud-computing rivalry with Amazon.com with the launch of its Dynamics 365 Commerce and Dynamics 365 Connected Store allowing brands to create personalized and detailed product webpages with customer ratings and reviews. Dynamics 365 Commerce is an omnichan...

“7-3 Vote” Vista Partners Daily Market Recap 9/18/19

Well, we got it, folks. Yes, the Fed met again today and voted 7-3 to raise interest rates for the second time this year by another .25 basis points to 1.75-2%. This move was as the market had widely expected. President Trump also continued to tell the Fed tht they have it all wrong stating "Jay Pow...

“Fed Up Next” Vista Partners Daily Market Recap 9/17/19

The broad markets finished higher again today, except for the Russell 2000, the small-cap stock market index representing the bottom 2,000 stocks in the Russell 3000 Index which moved lower by .40% or 6.31 points closing at 1,578.29. the overall positive move came about with the impending interest...

Collin Aerospace To Provide PRC-162 Radios For The U.S. Army

Reportedly, a unit of United Technologies Corporation (UTX), Collins Aerospace Systems received its sixth order for PRC-162 software-defined ground radios from the U.S army. The $12.7 billion firm-fixed-price contract is expected to be completed by March 2026. PRC-162, the two-channel ground rad...

A Growing List of Inspirational Quotes For Success In Life, Investing & Trading! (Updated 7-23-19)

We believe it is necessary to continue to inspire all to be their personal best in life and in investing. We also believe that keeping inspired and learning from others is an essential element in building long-term financial and emotional wealth. With this in mind, we commit to grabbing ideas and t...

Visa Invests In Go-Jek Coordinating to Offer Cashless Payments

Visa Inc. (NYSE: V) is the world’s leader in digital payments. Their mission is to connect the world through the most innovative, reliable and secure payment network – enabling individuals, businesses and economies to thrive.  Their advanced global processing network, VisaNet, provides secur...

20 Top U.S. Energy Companies Are Contributing To Build Charter Schools In West Texas

Twenty Top U.S. energy companies, which are part of the Permian Strategic Partnership, including oil giants like Chevron Corp, Exxon Mobil Corp, Occidental Petroleum, Royal Dutch Shell, and many others are set to contribute $16.5 million in aid to open new schools in West Texas, a region with majo...

Home Depot Providing Support For Hurricane Barry Locals

Reportedly, Home Depot has dispatched 35 truckloads of generators to stores in the areas hit by tropical storm Barry to help locals cope with power outages. Reportedly, in addition to the above initiative, 250 additional truckloads of supplies in the 28 stores in Louisiana and Mississippi in the s...

Oracle’s Pushing Charges To Delay Pentagon’s Decision For “War Cloud” System?

Amazon and Microsoft continue to wrestle for a $10 billion opportunity to build the first “war cloud” computing for U.S. military under the name The Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure plan (JEDI) after Oracle and IBM were excluded at the earlier round of the competition. The project power...

Cisco Recently Announced The Acquisition Of Optical Networking Strategy Co. Acacia Communications

Reportedly, Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO) is a global technology leader that designs, manufactures, and sells Internet Protocol-based networking and other communications technology,  announced this week that they have agreed to acquire Acacia Communications (NasdaqGS: ACIA), an optical networking st...

India Seeking Boeing’s P-8 Maritime Patrol & Reconnaissance Airplanes

Reportedly, Boeing is poised to sign an exclusive contract in 2020 for 10 Boeing P-8 maritime patrol and reconnaissance airplanes after India's Ministry of Defense approved the purchase. The purchase is reported to be worth up to $3 billion. India currently has a fleet of eight P-8s and ordered fo...

Will Apple’s App Services & Growth In China Power Q3 Results?

Dow 30 component Apple (AAPL) has revolutionized personal technology with the introduction of the Macintosh in 1984. Today Apple leads the world in innovation with iPhone, iPad, Mac, Apple Watch and Apple TV. Apple’s four software platforms — iOS, macOS, watchOS, and tvOS — provide seamless ...

A Growing List of Inspirational Quotes For Success In Life, Investing & Trading! (Updated 7-9-19)

We believe it is necessary to continue to inspire all to be their personal best in life and in investing. We also believe that keeping inspired and learning from others is an essential element in building long-term financial and emotional wealth. With this in mind, we commit to grabbing ideas and t...

Papa John Hires McDonald’s Jim Norberg As Chief Of Restaurants Operations

McDonald’s Corporation (MCD) is the leading global foodservice retailer with nearly 37,000 locations in over 100 countries. The Corporation operates and franchises McDonald’s restaurants in the US and across the globe with over 90% of its restaurants owned and operated by local, independent bu...

Saudi’s Flyadeal Cancels Orders Of Boeing’s 737 Max Aircraft

Dow 30 component Boeing (NYSE: BA) is the world’s largest aerospace company and leading manufacturer of commercial jetliners and defense, space and security systems. As per reports, Flyadeal a Saudi Arabian budget carrier cancels orders for Boeing 737 Max aircraft after the latter faced two de...

Australian & New Zealand Banks Evaluating Blockchain Technology For Retail Financing With IBM

Reportedly, Commonwealth Bank of Australia, Westpac Banking Corp and Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Ltd to test & evaluate a new bank guarantee platform for shopkeepers using a shared database, which is expected to be world’s first-ever blockchain technology used in retail financing...

Nike Recalls Air Max 1 Sneaker Launch Over US Flag Depiction Issue

Reportedly, NIKE, Inc. (NIKE) is withdrawing financial incentives from Arizona after it decided to pull back the release of a sneaker featuring "Betsy Ross flag" stated to release ahead of the fourth of July holiday. The Air Max 1 sneaker faced criticism and disapproval from Nike sponsor Colin Kae...

Nike’s Greater China Growth Sees Strong Momentum

The recent additional tariffs on Chinese imports has been a great concern for many major sportswear brands, however, NIKE, Inc. (NIKE) confirmed recently that the stressed trade relations that the US is having with China have had no impact on its business in the country. In their earnings call rig...

Apple Jettison’s Production Of New Mac Pro Away From U.S.

Dow 30 component Apple (AAPL) has revolutionized personal technology with the introduction of the Macintosh in 1984. Today Apple leads the world in innovation with iPhone, iPad, Mac, Apple Watch and Apple TV. Apple’s four software platforms — iOS, macOS, watchOS, and tvOS — provide seamless ...

A Growing List of Inspirational Quotes For Success In Life, Investing & Trading! (Updated 6-30-19)

We believe it is necessary to continue to inspire all to be their personal best in life and in investing. We also believe that keeping inspired and learning from others is an essential element in building long-term financial and emotional wealth. With this in mind, we commit to grabbing ideas and t...

Israeli’s Nutritional Insights Provider DayTwo Raises $31 Million Funding via Seventure Partners & Johnson & Johnson

Reportedly, Israel's DayTwo raised $31 million in private financing bringing in a total of $48 million funding for the health tech start-up. DayTwo existing investors Seventure Partners and Johnson & Johnson were also participants at the event. DayTwo provides nutritional insights on intestina...

Wal-Mart Accused of Violating Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA)

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (WMT), accused of violating Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), agreed to pay $144 million to the SEC and $138 million to the Justice Department in order to settle all the criminal and civil claims made by its consultants in B...

Dow’s 2025 Sustainability Goals Report Speaks to Exclusion of Plastic Waste In Environment

Dow (NYSE: DOW) combines the power of science and technology to passionately innovate what is essential to human progress. The Company is driving innovations that extract value from material, polymer, chemical, and biological science to help address many of the world’s most challenging problems...

Dow’s 2025 Sustainability Goals Report Speaks to Exclusion of Plastic Waste In Environment

Dow (NYSE: DOW) combines the power of science and technology to passionately innovate what is essential to human progress. The Company is driving innovations that extract value from material, polymer, chemical, and biological science to help address many of the world’s most challenging problems...

Facebook Joining The Cryptocurrency Crusade

This week, Facebook (FB) announced that they are moving forward with their cryptocurrency called Libra. It is reported to be governed by the Libra Association, a group of companies with an equal stake and say in the management of the cryptocurrency. With 30 firms joining the group, Facebook also e...

Amazon, Exxon Among 700 Companies Under Scrutiny Regarding Carbon Disclosure Project Compliance

Reportedly, 700 companies including Amazon, Exxon & Volvo are been questioned on their climatic transparency by environmental groups consisting of investors and interested observers. HSBC Global Asset Management, Investec Asset Management and other 85 investors with combined assets of $10 tril...

Boeing’s 777X Flight To Face Delay, Faulty Engine To Blame

The new Boeing 777X passenger, touted as the world's largest twin-engine jetliner plane, reportedly will face several months of delay to take its maiden flight after an unexpected fault was detected in a part of its new engine designed by the engine maker, GE Aviation. GE Aviation Chief Executive ...

Boeing Buying California-based Encore Group

Dow 30 component Boeing (NYSE: BA) is the world’s largest aerospace company and leading manufacturer of commercial jetliners and defense, space and security systems. Recently, it was confirmed that Boeing is purchasing the EnCore Group, a California based aerospace interiors company.  This ...

A Growing List of Inspirational Quotes For Success In Life, Investing & Trading! (Updated 6-16-19)

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IBM Partnering With University the of Witwatersrand To Push Quantum Computing In Africa

International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) is stepping forward to partner with the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg in order to train hundreds of engineers and scientists in Africa on Quantum coding, experimental research to succeed computer-processor technology. Earlier thi...

JPMorgan Rehiring Patrik Czornik To Head M&A Business In Germany

Reportedly, Patrik Czornik is set to re-join JP Morgan as a Managing Director in-charge of M&A business in Germany. His immediate goal will be to expand the client base in Europe’s largest economy, as per the memo sent to staff by the bank. Czornik has been associated with JP Morgan for 12 ...

JPM’s Infrastructure Investments Fund Purchasing El Paso Electric Company

J.P. Morgan Investment Management's advised investment vehicle, the Infrastructure Investments Fund (IIF), is reportedly purchasing the El Paso Electric Company (EPE) for $68.25 in cash per share in an agreement representing a collective value of approximately $4.3 billion. The deal is approved by...

Dow Showcasing Breakthrough Technology & Design In Glass Designs At GDP 2019

Dow (NYSE: DOW) is showcasing its silicone modernization along with other complementary technologies used to improve the life cycle and system performance of glass facades on June 26 to 28 in Tampere, Finland during the Glass Performance Days (GPD). The event will witness experts speak on Dow’s...

Will Microsoft & Oracle’s Joint Cloud Services Change The Cloud Computing Arena?

Microsoft (MSFT) and Oracle  (ORCL) have reportedly come together with a goal of to enhance their cloud computing services with high-speed links between both company’s data centers which is believed to enable them to pitch & to a greater degree win large businesses and government organizati...

A Growing List of Inspirational Quotes For Success In Life, Investing & Trading! (Updated 6-9-2019)

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Walmart Working With Volkswagen’s Electrify America To Add More EV Chargers By Yearend

Reportedly, the Volkswagen AG unit, Electrify America, is due to expand electric vehicle charging stations at Wal-mart Stores, Inc. (WMT) stores while concentrating more on America's heartland states. Electrify America with more than 120 operational charging stations currently at Walmart stores in...

United Technology Announces New CEOs of Carrier & Otis Units Prior to Public Spinoffs

United Technologies Corp. (UTX) named David Gitlin as the Chief Executive Officer of Carrier air conditioners. Previously, Gitlin served as the president of UTC Aerospace Systems. Judith Marks was also declared as the new Chief Executive Officer for Otis elevators & had joined Otis as Presiden...

Is Russia A Major Global Focus Market For P&G?

The Procter & Gamble Company (PG), a Dow 30 component,  supplies branded consumer packaged goods to consumers across the globe. Reportedly, Procter & Gamble is due to expand its manufacturing & distribution center while localizing production in Russia. The Consumer good giant has inv...

Apple Mandates Developers Move Login Button Ahead

As per developer guidelines released this week, Apple (AAPL) has requested that all place its new "Sign on with Apple" button in apps for its devices above Google and Facebook buttons. Apple’s recent launch of its login button underlines user’s privacy as it generates random an email address r...

Goldman To Purchase Virginia Based, Capital Vision Services

The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (GS) is set to purchase Capital Vision Services, which manages MyEyeDr, an optometry practice,  from its current owners Altas Partners LP and Canadian pension fund Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ) according to the Wall Street Journal. The purchase rep...

Walt Disney World Set To Host Its First Ever Nighttime Christmas Show

Walt Disney World is reportedly set to host its first Christmas nighttime show from November 8 – December 22 in Orlando, FL. Further details of the upcoming event were shared in Disney Park’s blog as below: “Minnie’s Wonderful Christmastime Fireworks show, hosted by the one-and-only Minnie...

Boeing Reduces 737 Max Production

Reportedly Boeing recently cut down the production rate of its 737 Max aircraft from 52 to 42 per month with effect from mid-march this year. Dennis Muilenburg CEO, Boeing said company’s long-term production amidst the grounding has not changed. However, Muilenburg was uncertain as to when the p...

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Will Georgia’s Abortion Law “Force” Disney To Stop Filming In The State?

As per Reuters report, Bob Iger, CEO of The Walt Disney Company (DIS), informed all that the implementation of the abortion law in the State by Georgia's Republican governor would make filming in the state “Very Difficult”. The law restricts abortion of a well-formed six weeks old fetus with ...

Chevron Pushing Forward With Electric Car Charging Ports Effort

As per reports, Chevron Corporation (CVX) is planning to offer electric car charging ports at a few of its stations in California, initially near LA and San Francisco. The fast charging spots are due to be installed by EVgo which is currently operating car charging networks in over 34 U.S states....

Walmart Appoints Former Google Exec Suresh Kumar As CTO & CDO

Wal-mart Stores, Inc. (WMT) recently appointed Suresh Kumar as its Chief Technology Officer & Chief Development Officer amidst a period of great digital transformation and growth for the retail chain. Suresh Kumar has a Ph.D. in Engineering from Princeton University and also completed a Bachel...

Air New Zealand To Include Eight Boeing 787 -10 Dreamliner Jets To Its Fleet

According to several reports recently, Air New Zealand placed an order for eight Boeing Co 787-10 Dreamliner jets with an agreement including an option to increase the number to 20. The new jets are to be powered with General Electric Co engines replacing Rolls-Royce Holdings PLC engines. The 787 ...

Has The Reputation of the FAA Been Affected By The Grounding of Boeing’s 737 Max?

Recently it was reported at the Skift Forum Asia conference in Singapore that United Airlines President, Scott Kirby stated that Boeing Co 737 Max grounding has affected the reputation of the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA). Kirby added, "The brand of the FAA has certainly been impact...

Walmart Organizes NYC Event Aiming to Attract Advertisers Away From Amazon, Facebook, & Google

Wal-mart Stores, Inc. (WMT) has organized an event called "5260" and invited large consumer good companies and advertising firms to attend the New York event in the coming week to pitch its first-ever advertising business. Apparently, the retailer is gearing up to persuade companies and advertiser...

Performance Based Targets On Hold For Pregnant Athletes Per Nike

Recently the Sportswear giant Nike faced severe criticism for holding payments of its athletes pregnant or on maternal leave. Hence in order to show support, the company has decided to waive off performance-based targets for their pregnant athletes for 12 months, as reported in the New York Times....

Is Apple Selling Its iTunes Customer Data?

Apple’s advertising promise “What happens on your iPhone stays on your iPhone” is under question as reportedly Apple (AAPL) has been sued by customers using iTunes claiming their personal information has been sold and unlawfully disclosed. Two customers from Rhode Island and one from Michiga...

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Walmart Increasing Efforts to Help Mothers Bounce Back Into Careers

Research shows on an average an American woman at the age of 26 on a five-year career break loses $467,000 in her lifetime earnings. A number of working mothers in the U.S quitting their job to take care of families is 3 times more than male employees, as per reports. Hagit Katzenelson, a product...

Is Apple Facing Another Trade War Related Hit in China?

Reportedly last week the U.S President banned U.S companies from working with Huawei possibly making business operations a bit more difficult for Apple Inc. in China. Trump’s decision could trigger a strong reaction from China, primarily by banning Apple products or by imposing production restri...

IBM Will Have To Wait For EU’s Red Hat Decision

According to reports, International Business Machines Corporation's (IBM) $34 billion bid for Red Hat, the world's leading provider of open source solutions, will just have to wait for the EU antitrust regulator's decision & possibly until June 27. Touted as IBM’s "biggest deal ever," Red H...

McDonald’s Faces Sexual Harassment Charges From Employees

Recently, the American Civil Liberties Union, the labor group Fight for $15, and the Times Up Legal Defense Fund filed charges against the multinational food chain McDonald’s Corporation (MCD) for sexual harassment in the workplace. The legal actions include three new civil rights lawsuits, out ...

A Growing List of Inspirational Quotes For Success In Life, Investing & Trading! (Updated 5-21-2019)

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Nike Pledges To “Go Even Further” To Support Female Athletes During Pregnancy

NIKE, Inc. (NIKE) is reportedly going to modify terms in its new contracts in order to support female athletes during pregnancy. Recently, the sports brand was criticized for holding or "pausing" payments for expecting mothers on leave. Here's the complete statement at the Nike website.  As publi...

Global Technology Leader Cisco Beats Analysts Predictions & “Positioned” For Trade War

Recently global technology leader Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO) reported that its total revenue rose approx. 4 percent to $12.96 billion, beating analyst’s expectation of $12.89 billion.  Cisco also earned 78 cents/share beating expectations of 77 cents/share. Forward-looking, Cisco added that th...

Apple’s FREE Gaming App “Steam Link” Now Available

Apple Inc is now offering Steam Link, a free gaming app on iPhone, iPad, and the Apple TV that allows gamers to play PC games on mobile devices. The app uses the processing power of the desktop or laptop and streams high graphics games on mobile devices or set-top boxes over a home network.  The ...

United Technologies’ Collin Aerospace Systems Set To Initiate The First Ever International Space Trade Summit

Dow 30 component United Technologies Corporation (UTX) creates smart, sustainable solutions that are used to provide high-technology systems and services to both the building and aerospace industries. Collins Aerospace Systems, a unit of United Technologies Corp, along with the U.S. Department of...

How Is Tech Giant Apple Attempting To Simplify Modern TV Watching?

Recently, Apple (AAPL) launched its new and apparently "much improved" television watching App for its devices and some internet compatible Television sets. The new app is believed that it will trigger an increase Apple's revenue via the reselling other companies programming in addition to its own...

Cisco To Develop Industrial Internet Of Things With Snam

Snam, a European natural gas utility and Dow 30 component and tech giant Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO) are seeking to come together to develop an industrial internet of things, research, development, and innovation for the major European utility. Snam signed a memorandum of understanding with the tec...

Will Chevron’s Anadarko “Pass” Produce Capital Discipline For Shareholders?

Recently, Occidental Petroleum Corp with the financial assistance of $10 billion from the billionaire investor Warren Buffett overtook Chevron's takeover bid for Anadarko Petroleum Corp at $38 billion (£29.17 billion). Chevron refrained from raising its initial offer after Occidental’s $76 per...

Disney Pushes Avatar2 Release But Confirms “Star Wars” Rollout

“Avatar2” the sequel to 2009 blockbuster “Avatar” got a new and delayed release date which is now  December 2021 and the“Star Wars” films will now start in December 2022, as announced by Walt Disney Co.  Recently, Walt Disney added “Avatar” and other movies to its kitty and bols...

A Growing List of Inspirational Quotes For Success In Life, Investing & Trading! (Updated 5-12-2019)

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JP Morgan Announces May 21, 2019 Shareholders Annual Meeting

JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM) recently announced that it will hold its annual meeting for shareholders at the Chase Tower in Chicago, Illinois on Tuesday, May 21 at 10:00 a.m (central). The General Public can listen to the event by dialing U.S & Canada - (866) 541-2724  & Other Internat...

Did Apple Overcharge Spotify Over In-App Subscription Purchases?

Spotify has filed a complaint against Apple (AAPL) to the European Commission claiming that the technology giant is charging a 30 percent fee on developers for its in-app subscription purchases made through App store. The audio streaming platform expressed how difficult it is to maintain competiti...

Will Microsoft & VMware’s New Partnership Boost Cloud Computing Growth?

It would seem that Microsoft has taken a page from its cloud computing rival, Amazon Web Services that partnered with VMware Inc. in 2016 to draw customers to its network. Recently, it was reported that Microsoft (MSFT) is currently partnering with VMware Inc. to attract more customers to its Azur...

Berkshire’s Earnings Soared After Investment in Apple (AAPL) But…

Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger's Berkshire Hathaway‘s earnings soared more than $10 billion after its investment in Apple Inc. pushing its shares up by 20% in its first quarter. However, Charlie Munger agrees that not buying Google’s shares was a blunder and he expressed “We’re ashamed....

A Growing List of Inspirational Quotes For Success In Life, Investing & Trading! (Updated 5-4-2019)

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Disney & Sinclairs To Reach A Deal Worth More Than $10 Billion Over Sports Network

Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday the acquisition of 21 regional sports networks of Walt Disney Co by Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. The deal could possibly include sports channels in Los Angeles and Detroit, as per reports. Disney had previously won the acquisition of $71 billion for Fox's f...

Travelers Announces Its Reforestation Initiative With “American Forests”

The Travelers Companies, Inc. (TRV) in a joint initiative with the country’s oldest non-profit conservation group, American Forests announced to plant a tree when a customer opts for a paperless transaction. The venture aims to plant one million trees through April 2020 in aid to support refores...

Applications Removed From Apple’s App Store Over Privacy Issues

Apple Inc. (AAPL) removes several apps built with parental controls (restricting screen time or features) from its app store over "Violation of App store Policies". The Multinational giant responded on the issue when recently, The New York Times had reported that Apple is eliminating 11 out of its...

Disney’s “Avengers Endgame” Continues To Smash Records!

The last saga of the Superhero Avengers series continues breaking records at the theatres. The Walt Disney Co-presentation beat records in many countries generating a revenue of $1.2 billion. The movie earns an impressive $350 million in the United States, Canada and $330.5 million in China in its...

Overwatch League Confirms Deal With AB InBev As Its Official Sponsor

Overwatch is an intense 6v6 action game that emphasizes teamwork and individual skill. Players choose heroes with diverse and powerful abilities, then clash on a variety of maps set in famous locations across the globe. The Overwatch League is an international esports league comprising 20 city-ba...

Will Netflix Subscribers Ditch Its Streaming Service For Disney+?

In a recent survey by "Streaming Observer" (an independent site that covers streaming technology) Netflix (NFLX) is expected to see a reduction in its subscriber base if Walt Disney (DIS) launches its streaming services Disney+ in November. Netflix which currently has a paid subscriber base of 60 ...

Lululemon Stepping Soundly Into The Footwear Business

Recently, the CEO of Lululemon (LULU) Calvin McDonald shared with analysts that the company is planning to launch its own footwear line as a part of its five-year growth plan, upon successful collaboration with sneaker company Athletic Propulsion Labs, Los Angeles. The brand well known for its Ap...

Joe Heyd, Director Of Global Litigation P&G To Head Cincinnati Bar Association

Joe Heyd currently acting as P&G’s director of global litigation was sworn in as President of Cincinnati Bar Association recently at the Westin Hotel in Downtown Cincinnati. Mr. Heyd is to succeed Kelly Mulloy Myers and take over the responsibilities. Mr. Heyd who has been working at P&...

Can We Conclude That Cryptocurrencies Are No Longer A Surprise Component For Multinationals?

Gavin Brown, co-founder and director Blockchain Capital at the Credit Suisse Global Supertrends Conference in Singapore in an interaction with CNBC’s Martin Soong stated “What we’re seeing really is the democratization of money so you know, if you and I wanted to, we could create a CNBC coin...

T-Mobile US Inc & Sprint Corp Merger Awaits Clearance From Justice Department And FCC

As per reports on Thursday, T-Mobile US Chief Executive John Legere and Chief Operating Officer Michael Sievert along with Sprint executive chairman Marcelo Claure and other senior executives met Federal Communications Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel to discuss a merger between the two companies....

Stars Grace The Premiere Of “Avengers: Endgame” In Los Angeles

The Avenger superhero cast showed up at the grand premiere of “Avengers: Endgame” (last chapter of the 22- movie saga) at Los Angeles on Monday. The event was attended by cast, fans, media, and VIPs. Actors Robert Downey Jr. (Iron Man), Chris Hemsworth (Thor), Scarlett Johansson (Black Widow)...

Procter & Gamble Co To Stop Advertising On Digital Media?

In a recent industry conference Marc Pritchard, P&G Chief Brand Officer criticized Digital marketing channels for lack of transparency, fraud, and spreading of unethical and harmful content next to their ads. The company now aims to look for marketing channels that are more real, free of offen...

Were Boeing’s Dreamliner 787 Jets Built With Manufacturing Defects?

As reported in The New York Times, Boeing manufacturing facility in North Charleston, South Carolina overlooked manufacturing defects in the jets raised by employees and pressurized the team to speed up the production process. The report pointed out how “hundreds of pages of internal emails, corp...

JP Morgan Appoints New CFO, Exiting CFO To Lead Consumer Lending Business

Recently, JPMorgan Chase & Co (JPM) in an internal memo to employees announced the appointment of a new CFO, Jennifer Piepszak that will take effect on  May 1st.  She is acting as currently CEO for card services for the bank. Current CFO Marianne Lake will continue serving the bank in her n...

Did Apple Conceal An iPhone Sales “Slump?”

Dow 30 component Apple (AAPL) has revolutionized personal technology with the introduction of the Macintosh in 1984. Today Apple leads the world in innovation with iPhone, iPad, Mac, Apple Watch and Apple TV. Apple’s four software platforms — iOS, macOS, watchOS, and tvOS — provide seamless ...

United Airlines Believes The “Troubled” 737 Max Will Be Back In Service Over the Summer

As per many reports, this week, Chicago-based United Airlines foresees 737 Max's to return to operations by this summer. Delivery of the aircraft is expected by the fourth quarter. The airline owns 14 737 MAX aircraft and is awaiting delivery for another 14 jets by the year-end. Chief Financial Of...

Book Lover? Some Recommendations From Microsoft’s Founder Himself

William Henry Gates III ("Bill Gates") is an American business magnate, investor, author, philanthropist, humanitarian, and programmer. He is best known as the principal founder of the Microsoft Corporation. An interesting fact about Bill Gates is that he prioritizes his sleep as it keeps him act...

The Travelers Institute Kicks Off “Distracted Driving” Awareness Month At Morgan State University

Dow 30 component, The Travelers Companies, Inc. (TRV) is an insurance provider of property casualty insurance for home, auto, and business. Recently, The Travelers Institute, the public policy division of The Travelers Companies, Inc. hosted a conference at Morgan State University, Baltimore, Mar...

The Village School Partners With Tech Giant Cisco For Students To Seek Real-Time Training

The Village School, a Nord Anglia Education (NAE) international school, is partnering with technology giant Cisco (CSCO) to provide an industry-oriented learning program for its students. The association will open opportunities for students to delve into career paths and aspirations throughout the...

Can Apple Carve Out A Niche In Consumer Health?

Apple Inc is setting its table in its hope to emerge as a leader in the health care industry. The new aspiration for the technology giant holds a good chance to take over the health market keeping in mind its vast user base and past successful penetration into the music and mobile services via iT...

Microsoft Top Executives To Meet & Discuss Harassment Issues At Upcoming Employee Meeting

Redmond, Washington-based American multinational technology company Microsoft (MSFT) develops, manufactures, licenses, supports and sells computer software, consumer electronics, personal computers, and related services. Microsoft Corp’s top officials are scheduled to meet and discuss the issue...

Boeing’s 737 Max Monthly Production To Be Reduced By 20%

Dow 30 component Boeing (NYSE: BA) is the world’s largest aerospace company and leading manufacturer of commercial jetliners and defense, space and security systems. A top U.S. exporter, the company supports airlines and U.S. and allied government customers in 150 countries. Boeing products and...

Japan Display Inc To Enter OLED Battle

Recently, it was reported that Japan Display Inc will enter the OLED display or screen market by initially supplying them for the production of Apple watches later this year. The collaboration comes as a relief for Japan Display, whose business has suffered due to Apple’s recent shift from LCD a...

Boeing Meets With Norwegian

Last week, Norwegian Air a major client of Boeing sought compensation over Max groundings. On April 3rd it was reported that Bjoern Kjos, CEO Norwegian Air had tweeted "We have had some good meetings with Boeing today discussing the grounding of the MAX and how we can maneuver through this difficu...

P&G’s “Tide Loads of Hope” Assisting Nebraska Flood Victims

The Procter & Gamble Company (PG), a Dow 30 component,  supplies branded consumer packaged goods to consumers across the globe. In the past, we have seen how P&G lends a supporting hand to the social community in need. This time P&G along with its Tide Loads of Hope has come forward ...

Intel’s New Server Chips To Leverage The Market

Intel Corporation (INTC) seeks to expand the boundaries of technology to provide the most amazing experience possible while designing, manufacturing, and selling integrated digital technology globally. It was recently announced that Intel is introducing 90 different versions of the Xeon processor...

A Growing List of Inspirational Quotes For Success In Life, Investing & Trading! (Updated 4-3-2019)

We believe it is necessary to continue to inspire all to be their personal best in life and in investing. We also believe that keeping inspired and learning from others is an essential element in building long-term financial and emotional wealth. With this in mind, we commit to grabbing ideas and ...

Is Saudi Aramco The World’s Most Profitable Company?

Saudi Aramco is a Saudi Arabian national petroleum and natural gas company based in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia. As per Bloomberg News, it is the most profitable company in the world. Saudi Aramco made an eye-popping $111 billion in 2018 as per financial data disclosed by the state-run oil giant. The o...

United States Patent & Trademark Office’s Patent Trial & Appeal Board Entered Decision Denying Institution of IPR Against Juniper Networks

 Palo Alto-based Finjan Holdings, Inc.  (NASDAQ: FNJN) ("Finjan") is a globally recognized pioneer in cybersecurity. Finjan, Inc.'s inventions are embedded within a strong portfolio of patents focusing on software and hardware technologies capable of proactively detecting previously unknown and ...

Report on Ethiopian Plane Crash To Be Released Soon

Dow 30 component Boeing (NYSE: BA) is the world’s largest aerospace company and leading manufacturer of commercial jetliners and defense, space and security systems. A top U.S. exporter, the company supports airlines and U.S. and allied government customers in 150 countries. Boeing products and ...

JP Morgan & Cisco Hosting Joint Conference Call Regarding Intent–Based Networking Strategies

Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO) is a global technology leader that designs, manufactures, and sells Internet Protocol-based networking and other communications technology. Cisco to discuss deployment of its Intent-Based Networking across all networks with its Senior Vice president Scott Harrell, JP Mo...

German Airline Lufthansa Seeking More Boeing Aircrafts

Dow 30 component Boeing (NYSE: BA) is the world’s largest aerospace company and leading manufacturer of commercial jetliners and defense, space and security systems. A top U.S. exporter, the company supports airlines and U.S. and allied government customers in 150 countries. Boeing products and ...

Microsoft Takes Control of 99 Websites Used By “Malicious Group”

Redmond, Washington-based American multinational technology company Microsoft (MSFT) develops, manufactures, licenses, supports and sells computer software, consumer electronics, personal computers, and related services. Microsoft (MSFT) recently took control of 99 websites used by a "malicious ...

Apple Progresses With Launch of New Products, Streaming Services & Content

Dow 30 component & tech giant  Apple (AAPL) launched its new Siri compatible AirPods with wireless charging recently. The headphones will be on sale starting at $159. In addition to the above launch, Apple bombarded the market with the launch of two new iPads and new iMacs. The above launche...

Antonia Gagliardi Joins American Express Leadership Team

Dow 30 component American Express Company (AXP), and its subsidiaries provide customers and businesses globally with charge and credit payment card products and travel-related services. They look to enrich the lives of their customers and build business success. American Express recently announce...

Apple Announces Dates of WWDC 2019

Dow 30 component Apple (AAPL) revolutionized personal technology with the introduction of the Macintosh in 1984. Today Apple leads the world in innovation with iPhone, iPad, Mac, Apple Watch and Apple TV. Apple’s four software platforms — iOS, macOS, watchOS, and tvOS — provide seamless expe...

A Growing List of Inspirational Quotes For Success In Life, Investing & Trading! (Updated 3-12-19)

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Intel Introduces New Acceleration Card to Better the Growing 5G Network

Intel Corporation (INTC) seeks to expand the boundaries of technology to provide the most amazing experience possible while designing, manufacturing, and selling integrated digital technology globally. Intel recently announced the Intel FPGA Programmable Acceleration Card N3000 at the Mobile Worl...

A Growing List of Inspirational Quotes For Success In Life, Investing & Trading! (Updated 2-22-19)

We believe it is necessary to continue to inspire all to be their personal best in life and in investing. We also believe that keeping inspired and learning from others is an essential element in building long-term financial and emotional wealth. With this in mind, we commit to grabbing ideas and ...

Will It Now Be More Difficult for Cisco (CSCO) to Avoid Liability Under Finjan’s “Battle-Hardened” Patents?

Established 20 years ago, Palo Alto-based Finjan Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: FNJN) is a globally recognized pioneer in cybersecurity. Finjan, Inc.'s inventions are embedded within a strong portfolio of patents focusing on software and hardware technologies capable of proactively detecting previously u...

A Growing List of Inspirational Quotes For Success In Life, Investing & Trading! (Updated 2-14-19) (Happy Valentines Day!)

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A Growing List of Inspirational Quotes For Success In Life, Investing & Trading! (Updated 2-6-19) (31 now!)

We believe it is necessary to continue to inspire all to be their personal best in life and in investing. We also believe that keeping inspired and learning from others is an essential element in building long-term financial and emotional wealth. With this in mind, we commit to grabbing ideas and t...

A Growing List of Inspirational Quotes For Success In Life, Investing & Trading! (Updated 1-31-19)

We believe it is necessary to continue to inspire all to be their personal best in life and in investing. We also believe that keeping inspired and learning from others is an essential element in building long-term financial and emotional wealth. With this in mind, we commit to grabbing ideas and t...

Cloud Services Provider Fusion Announces 3-Year Agreements in January Totaling $7.7M With National Retailer & Healthy Lifestyle Food Brand

Fusion (FSNN), a leading provider of cloud services, announced in January that it has secured a $6.5 million cloud solutions agreement to provide Fusion's award-winning SD-WAN, Unified Threat Management and fully redundant Internet access to a major retailer operating across the United States. The...

Walmart “Walks Out” On Google

Walmart (WMT) is reportedly "walking out" on Google (GOOGL) after deciding to no longer make their products available on the tech giant's Google Shopping Actions or Google Express delivery service. The two companies' collaboration was an attempt to dethrone Amazon (AMZN) as the top online retaile...

Commuting to Work Like George Jetson Just Got a Little Closer!

Dow 30 component Boeing (NYSE: BA)  is the world’s largest aerospace company and leading manufacturer of commercial jetliners and defense, space and security systems.  A top U.S. exporter, the company supports airlines and U.S. and allied government customers in 150 countries. Boeing product...

A Growing List of Inspirational Quotes For Success In Life, Investing & Trading! (Updated 1-24-19)

We believe it is necessary to continue to inspire all to be their personal best in life and in investing. We also believe that keeping inspired and learning from others is an essential element in building long-term financial and emotional wealth. With this in mind, we commit to grabbing ideas and t...

Microsoft Committing $500M Towards Affordable Housing Situation in Seattle

Microsoft (MSFT) announced on Thursday this week that it is committing  $500M towards the worsening affordable housing situation in Seattle. The vast majority of the money is to be used to increase housing options for low and middle-income workers as they are being priced out of Seattle. Mic...

A Growing List of Inspirational Quotes For Success In Life, Investing & Trading! (Updated 1-18-19)

We believe it is necessary to continue to inspire all to be their personal best in life and in investing. We also believe that keeping inspired and learning from others is an essential element in building long-term financial and emotional wealth. With this in mind, we commit to grabbing ideas and t...

A Growing List of Inspirational Quotes For Success In Life, Investing & Trading! (Updated 1-12-19)

We believe it is necessary to continue to inspire all to be their personal best in life and in investing. We also believe that keeping inspired and learning from others is an essential element in building long-term financial and emotional wealth. With this in mind, we commit to grabbing ideas and t...

A Growing List of Inspirational Quotes For Success In Life, Investing & Trading! (Updated 1-12-19)

We believe it is necessary to continue to inspire all to be their personal best in life and in investing. We also believe that keeping inspired and learning from others is an essential element in building long-term financial and emotional wealth. With this in mind, we commit to grabbing ideas and t...

A Growing List of Inspirational Quotes For Success In Life, Investing & Trading! (Updated 1-2-19)

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Intel’s New Logistics Platform Helps Maintain Quality, Integrity, & Security Throughout Supply Chain Delivery

Intel Corporation (INTC) seeks to expand the boundaries of technology to provide the most amazing experience possible while designing, manufacturing, and selling integrated digital technology globally. Intel recently announced the launch of the Intel Connect Logistics Platform, Intel's economical...

A Growing List of Inspirational Quotes For Success In Life, Investing & Trading! (Updated 1-1-19)

We believe it is necessary to continue to inspire all to be their personal best in life and in investing. We also believe that keeping inspired and learning from others is an essential element in building long-term financial and emotional wealth. With this in mind, we commit to grabbing ideas and t...

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