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China-US tariff spat: Mostly losers, but some winners too
18 Apr

China-US tariff spat: Mostly losers, but some winners too

BEIJING — China’s threat to raise tariffs on U.S. exports could be a disaster for American soybean farmers but a boon to their Brazilian and Argentine competitors, European aerospace companies and Japanese whiskey distillers. Regulators picked products China can get elsewhere when they made a $50 billion list including soybeans and small aircraft for possible…

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Geekbench: Apple should warn iPhone users about battery and performance tradeoffs
30 Jan

Geekbench: Apple should warn iPhone users about battery and performance tradeoffs

After Geekbench’s John Poole published a data-driven report this week linking diminished iPhone processing performance to battery age and iOS updates, a new wrinkle emerged in a long-standing debate over whether Apple was deliberately slowing down old iPhones. What if Apple programmed iPhones to slow down as battery power waned, knowing battery degradation was inevitable after…

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WEEKLY REPORT (DEC-03-2017)
04 Dec

WEEKLY REPORT (DEC-03-2017)

Weekly Closer Look:   It’s about more than just tax cuts The U.S. equity market is finally getting some positive signals in Washington, D.C. While tax cuts could certainly boost the economy and corporate profits, there are a number of other reasons we are constructive on U.S. equities for 2018. Better GDP, stronger profits. In our…

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WEEKLY REPORT (NOV-20-2017)
21 Nov

WEEKLY REPORT (NOV-20-2017)

United States: High-yield bonds have sold off in 12 of the last 16 days, according to the Bloomberg Barclays High Yield Index, with spreads widening as much as 42 basis points (bps) in the last three weeks. A litany of factors has roiled the riskiest corner of the market, including a string of poor earnings…

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