Andrew “Andy” Grove, co-founder and senior adviser to Intel Corp. July 8, 2008. Photographer: Tony Avelar/Bloomberg News
Beginning in the late 1960s you could bet that every 18 to 24 months the number of transistors on a semiconductor would double while its cost fell 50%. Now that predictable pattern — dubbed Moore’s Law — is no more.
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Stocks spent most of Friday’s session in the red before breaking higher at the end of the trading day. By the close, theDow Jones Industrial Average(DJINDICES:^DJI) and the S&P 500 (SNPINDEX:^GSPC) indexes had each gained less than 0.25%.
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Investment company Quadrature Capital LTD buys The Priceline Group, Alibaba Group Holding, General Electric Co, Bank of Nova Scotia, Deere, Nucor, Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce, Freeport-McMoRan, Visa, Salesforce.com, sells Cognizant Technology Solutions, FedEx, Allergan PLC, Charter Communications, Teva Pharmaceutical Industries during the 3-months ended 2016-12-31, according to the most recent....More>>>
2016 was a surprising year… It was the eighth year of this bull market. But that didn't slow things down. U.S. stocks jumped 12%. Oil prices soared by 45%. And gold had a wild ride, eventually ending the year up 9%. With all that happening, you might have missed the major boom that happened in our neighbor to the north… Canada. Canadian stocks had a fantastic....More>>>
Norm Thurston is a “free-market guy” a conservative health economist in Republican-run Utah who rarely sees the government’s involvement in anything as beneficial.
But in a twist, the Utah state representative is now pushing the state to flex its muscle to spur federal action on ever-climbing prescription drug prices.
“This is something that a red state....More>>>