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Tech leads Wall Street higher as tariff delay sparks rally

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. stocks closed higher on Tuesday after an announced delay of planned tariffs on some Chinese imports brought buyers back to the equities market in a broad-based rally. Tech stocks, headed up by Apple Inc (AAPL.O), led all three major U.S. indexes into the black following the announcement, which calmed fears Read More

Get away from Tarantino’s hit Hollywood film with your bad-faith political agendas

1 week ago DieselGasoil Comments Off on Get away from Tarantino’s hit Hollywood film with your bad-faith political agendas
Almost every criticized aspect of ‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’ is more easily explained by the needs of the plot than by Quentin Tarantino being a retrogressive racist misogynist. Do his critics not get films, or are they just cynically leeching off the movie’s success? With the film, which is set in 1969, delivering Read More

Can Huawei’s new OS make customers ditch Google’s Android?

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Huawei is expected to drop more details about its homegrown Hongmeng operating system at an upcoming conference. But is the world ready to ditch Android for an untested Chinese alternative? And is Google worried? A new Huawei phone equipped with the Hongmeng operating system could go on sale before the end of the year, the Read More

5 key investment themes for the remainder of 2019

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Over recent weeks we have been vocal about five big themes for markets that will likely dominate the second half of 2019 These themes take stock of a collection of secular and cyclical factors that have combined to create an unprecedented macro backdrop Specifically over recent Read More

Britain signs $425 million Typhoon engine contract with Rolls-Royce

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FILE PHOTO: A Rolls-Royce logo is seen on the first A380 for All Nippon Airways (ANA) during its delivery ceremony at the Airbus delivery center in Colomiers near Toulouse, France, March 20, 2019. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau LONDON (Reuters) – Britain has signed a 350 million pound ($425 million) contract with Rolls-Royce (RR.L) to provide maintenance for Read More

Asian shares hit two-month lows as escalating Sino-U.S. trade row unnerves markets

2 weeks ago DieselGasoil Comments Off on Asian shares hit two-month lows as escalating Sino-U.S. trade row unnerves markets
SYDNEY (Reuters) – Asian shares extended their losses on Monday as a sharp escalation in the Sino-U.S. trade war kept finiancial markets on edge, while the Japanese yen and bonds held near recent peaks as nervous investors stuck with perceived safe havens. FILE PHOTO: A woman walks past an electronic board showing the stock market Read More

A lack of robot diversity is poisoning our soon-to-be overlords with bigotry, study warns

3 weeks ago DieselGasoil Comments Off on A lack of robot diversity is poisoning our soon-to-be overlords with bigotry, study warns
There’s a new player in the Oppression Olympics – robots. Once thought to be above such petty human concerns, our would-be overlords have been tainted by their human creators with the original sin of racism, a new study claims. Most of the robots coming off the assembly line are white, and this is problematic, according Read More

GM faces declining sales and price wars in largest markets

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(This July 31 story corrects name of GM unit to GM Financial in paragraph 8) FILE PHOTO: General Motors Co. displays the new Chevrolet 2020 Silverado HD pickup truck at the GM Flint Assembly Plant in Flint, Michigan, U.S. February 5, 2019. REUTERS/Rebecca Cook/File Photo By Ben Klayman DETROIT (Reuters) – General Motors Co’s (GM.N) Read More

Is feminism so insecure it won’t admit that boys might just be BETTER than girls at Fortnite?

3 weeks ago DieselGasoil Comments Off on Is feminism so insecure it won’t admit that boys might just be BETTER than girls at Fortnite?
Once again, feminists go to preposterous lengths to explain differences in performance between the sexes, even when the truth is obvious, and not hurtful in itself (but highly dangerous for the ideology). After 40 million people spent 10 weeks qualifying for the highest-paying ever e-sports tournament, the Fortnite World Cup, with a prize fund of $30 Read More