Among the technological fantasies offered by science fiction, “Star Trek’s” holodeck is one of the most intriguing. The holodeck shows realistic 3D images of anything you desire, whether it’s a gladiator contest, a crowded city street, a ski race, a mountaintop aerie, you name it.
The 25th century has arrived early. Science fiction is quickly becoming science fact,....More>>>
This is part of a series of stories that comprise TheStreet’s Blue Chip Studio, which will illuminate issues related to corporate board performance, activism, dealmakers and personalities revealed by analysis of data generated by BoardEx, a business unit of TheStreet.
BlackRock (BLK), the world’s largest asset manager, said it will be putting pressure on companies to address boardroom....More>>>
I cannot say that much has changed in the stock market over the last week, and our bullish bias will be maintained for 2017 as long as the S&P 500 remains over 2,205.
As I noted last week:
All year long, I have been telling anyone who has been willing to listen that the market is set up to rally this year, with an ideal ultimate target between 2,537 and 2,611 for 2017. And, even....More>>>
Its the most wonderful time of the year to shop for gifts. But if youre not careful, you could receive an unwelcome surprise: an overdraft error in your checking account. Here’s how technology plus smart shopping can keep you from spending your way into the red.
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Parents looking to plan for their childrens college costs may need to go back to school themselves to choose among the potential options for saving money. From 529 plans to Roth IRAs to Coverdells and life insurance, there are numerous ways to save for school costsand each savings vehicle has its own ins and outs.
Did you know, for example, that the much-heralded 529 plans come in two different....More>>>
Shoppers are expected tospend $3.36 billion on Cyber Monday, making it the biggest online shopping day in history, according to Adobe Digital Insights.
Deal expert Matt Granite wants to save you as many of those dollars as possible. He and his team of volunteers have combed through countless online offers and handpicked the 10 best deals you would never find on your own, plus two bonus offers.
The Q4 2016 earnings report for small cap outsourced semiconductor packaging and test services stock Amkor Technology (NASDAQ: AMKR) is scheduled for after the market closes on Monday (February 13th). Earlier this month, our Elite Opportunity Pronewsletter suggested the stock as a short term trade:
As you can read, although AMKR is one of those boring stories many investors tend....More>>>
The word “growth” is the central word in the phrase Dividend Growth Investing, yet DGI often gets a bad rap as a stodgy method of saving for retirement. I think this misperception arises from the fact that some proponents of the strategy (who may be more focused on income than returns) require a certain minimum yield threshold for their investments. This, in turn, screens many of the....More>>>
Singapore's largest property developer, CapitaLand (OTCPK:CLLDY) (CATL.SI) had a pretty good 2017. Helped by improving conditions in Singapore and China, not to mention significant project openings, CapitaLand's local shares climbed 20% and the ADRs did even better.
A power outage hit the CES consumer electronics show in Las Vegas, dimming the lights in one of the main convention halls hosting demonstrations from the likes of LG Electronics Inc. and Samsung Electronics Co.
“There is an isolated power outage at the Las Vegas Convention Center. W
In Lahore and Karachi, American flags were burned in front of TV cameras after President Trump’s decision on Jan. 4 to withhold $2 billion of security aid from Pakistan to punish it for allegedly harboring terrorists. The country’s government issued angry statements claiming no ins