Written by Gary
U.S. stocks climbed higher in late-morning trading in a sea-saw action, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average aiming to snap an eight-day losing streak, as investors welcomed better-than-expected economic releases including a report on confidence.
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NASA is flight testing next-generation lander navigation technology through the CoOperative Blending of Autonomous Landing Technologies (COBALT) project. The technologies will enable future exploration destinations on Mars, the moon, Europa, and other planets and moons. The integrated system is being flight tested onboard a Masten Space Systems suborbital rocket vehicle called Xodiac.
Infographic Of The Day: Chart: Understanding Alphabet's 4 Billion Dollar In "Other Bets"
Regardless of whether the policy remains in place today, one of Google's most famous management philosophies has been the "20% rule".
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Written by Sig Silber
Short-term the lower Mississippi Valley seems prone to flooding issues and tornadic activity. Some models are predicting an Active Phase of the MJO for April and May. This could consolidate the two branches of the Jet Stream and trigger Kelvin Waves. If there was warm water in the Indo-Pacific Warm Pool this could induce an El Nino.
28Mar2017 Pre-Market Commentary: Wall Street Eyes A Lower Opening, Crude Prices Edge Higher, Investors Await Fed Members Clues On Timing Of Next Rate Hike
Written by Dan Steinbock, Difference Group
Return of Sovereign France
In France, President Hollande's utter failure to foster broad consensus for structural reforms has paved the way for a contested election. While public debate focuses on Emmanuel Macron as the savior of France, the real story is that Marine Le Pen's agenda has shifted the French political landscape.
Written by Gary
U.S. stock market future indexes pointed to a slightly lower open this morning, with the Dow ($DJI -0.2%) looking to continue an eight-day losing streak. The dollar has steadied and WTI crude prices edged higher (48.23).
27Mar2017 Pre-Market Commentary: Fasten Seat Belts As The DOW Is Set To Open Down Triple Digits, Cru
Written by Jill Mislinski
The latest Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index was released this morning based on data collected through March 16. The headline number of 125.6 was a sharp increase from the final reading of 116.1 for February, an upward revision from 114.8. Today's number was above the Investing.com consensus of 114.0.