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Here’s Why Fitbit’s Smartwatch Bet Is Working

It’s still early days for Fitbit (NYSE:FIT) in smartwatches, but there’s no denying that the company has been pulling the right strings to make a name for itself in the space. The wearables specialist has made a solid transition from selling fitness trackers to smartwatches in a very short time. Its first smartwatch, the Ionic,…

Here’s What Warren Buffett Is Buying and Selling Now

A month and a half after the second quarter came to an end, we’re finally getting a look at how Berkshire Hathaway’s (NYSE:BRK-A) (NYSE:BRK-B) stock portfolio changed. It turns out that while Warren Buffett and his team didn’t initiate any new stock positions, there was still a substantial amount of buying and selling taking place.…

Here’s how you can avoid unwanted pregnancy

This new app can help you prevent pregnancy. US’ Food and Administration (FDA) has approved an app ‘Natural Cycles’, designed to track fertility and prevent pregnancy. The app has been tagged as a contraceptive by the FDA.   According to Dr. Terri Cornelison, assistant director for the health of women in the FDA’s Center for…

Here’s Why a Diverse Diet May Not Be the Healthiest Choice

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Here’s how to stop your iPhone from listening to you

We’ve all heard the (continually refuted) rumors that Facebook’s apps secretly listen to our conversations to figure out what ads to show us. While Facebook has categorically denied that it’s listening to users (really, it’s just very good at targeting ads), US lawmakers had similar concerns about the devices and services offered by Apple and…

Here’s how Elon Musk could take Tesla private

At first, everyone thought it was just a weed joke. “Am considering taking Tesla private at $420,” Elon Musk tweeted Tuesday afternoon. “Funding secured.” But it didn’t take long before that assumption went up in smoke. The news sent shockwaves through the financial system, with Tesla’s shares finishing up 11 percent. Less than 24 hours…

Here’s How Much Cash Berkshire Hathaway Has Now

At the end of the second quarter, Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE:BRK-A) (NYSE:BRK-B) reported having $64.56 billion in cash and equivalents and $46.54 billion in short-term investments in U.S. Treasury bills, which can essentially be considered cash for liquidity purposes. This adds up to $111.1 billion, an increase of about $2.4 billion from last quarter’s $108.6 billion…

Here’s where the jobs are — in one chart

“Total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 157,000 in July, compared with an average monthly gain of 203,000 over the prior 12 months,” the Bureau of Labor Statistics said. “In July, job gains occurred in professional and business services, in manufacturing, and in health care and social assistance.” Changes in retail employment, which tends to be…

5G is coming to Houston. Here’s why that’s a big deal

Houston residents will be among the first in the country to access the internet at faster-than-ever speeds. At least that’s the promise. Verizon recently announced it will bring a broadband-like version of its 5G wireless technology to the city sometime this year. The technology, heralded as the next generation of internet speeds, will make the…

Jobs Report for July: Here’s What to Watch For

The Labor Department on Friday released its hiring and unemployment figures for July, providing a fresh snapshot of the American economy. The Numbers ■ 157,000 jobs were added last month. Economists had expected a gain of about 190,000. ■ The unemployment rate fell to 3.9 percent, from 4 percent. ■ Average hourly earnings rose by…

Here’s What Earth’s Shadow Actually Looks Like

The 21st century’s longest lunar eclipse has passed, eclipse doomsday fever has subsided, and all that’s left are the memories and pictures, which you can find everywhere online. But one image really stood out to us—not because of the way the Moon looked, but because of how it made the Earth look. Australian amateur astronomer…

Here’s What Market Watchers Are Saying About the BOJ Decision

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Here’s What Impacted The June Quarter’s GDP Growth

President Trump Economic ScorecardDesign: Nick DeSantis, Forbes Staff The Bureau of Economic Analysis at the U.S. Department of Commerce announced that the U.S. economy grew at a 4.1% annual rate in the June quarter. This is the highest rate since June 2014’s quarter result of 5.1%. The 4.1% is a solid increase from the March…

Here’s what every major Wall Street analyst had to say about Amazon’s monster earnings beat

Amazon shares rallied after the e-commerce giant reported a second-quarter profit that doubled Wall Street’s expectations. Amazon’s stock jumped more than 4 percent in premarket trading Friday. “Amazon continues to perform at a level well-above its mega cap internet peers,” Barclays said in a note. “In a critical time, Amazon’s stellar sales and burgeoning margin…

Here’s why Jim Jordan is running for House speaker

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