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Microsoft to buy Nuance

Breaking news suggests Microsoft is preparing to purchase speech processing firm Nuance in a deal worth nearly $20 billion.   Reuters reports the larger company, a...
existing tariffs

Futures slip; Earnings season, Microsoft/Nuance, Alibaba, Chip summit, and more

U.S. stock poised to start the week lower ahead quarterly earnings season U.S. stock futures lost momentum early Monday after the Dow Jones Industrial Average...
Facebook

USC study unearths more concern over Facebook gender directed ads

A new study by the University of Southern California piles on to the long-standing idea that Facebook as a vast social media monolith has...
general motors earnings

General Motors dials down car production due to chip shortage

If you haven't been following the news, there's an ongoing shortage of much-in-demand semiconductor chips for the past while now. The worst-hit companies are...

U.S. futures flat; Amazon union vote, Boeing, Impossible Foods, and more

Markets poised for a flat start as Powell plays down inflation U.S. stocks look set for a quiet end to the week after hitting record...

Apple hits back in Epic’s app fight

The outcome of a legal challenge by Fortnite maker Epic against Apple will have some impact on the future of gaming, and how regulatory...

Paris Hilton touts NFTs potential

Non-fungible tokens or NFTs are getting some support from a reality star who has some clout with users.   Paris Hilton, who has a Twitter following...
AstraZeneca

AstraZeneca’s vaccine restricted in U.K. by regulators again

There have been a lot of companies that have done extremely well by producing a COVID-19 vaccine. However, some companies have ended up flopping...
Federal Reserve

Stock futures up slightly after dovish Fed minutes

Economy remains far from the Fed’s target U.S. stock futures made slight gains early Thursday, a day after the Federal Reserve published minutes of its March 16-17 monetary policy...

TuSimple bids for IPO

An IPO planned for this week could have an impact on the self-driving vehicle market.   Reuters reports the trucking company TuSimple, which develops autonomous vehicle...

Economic Calendar

Hot Stocks To Watch 5/19/2020

Tuesday, May 19, 2020     Economic Calendar & Watch List   Morning Notes US Futures and European markets are mixed in early trading. Markets continue to hold gains following...