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Mysterious all-metal Nokia resurfaces in a new set photos

2016 seems to hold particular promise for Nokia and its return to the smartphone market. If you don’t remember, the Microsoft buyout of the Finish’s Titan’s mobile business involved a non-compete clause that prevented the company from releasing smartphones under the Nokia brand. That expired on December 31, 2015 and eager fans can hardly contain their excitement at the possibility ... Read More »

Can a FANG rebound save the market?

Facebook’s strong earnings report and the upcoming Amazon results on Thursday afternoon may turn around the “FANG” basket and the market after an awful start this year. FANG is an acronym created by CNBC’s Jim Cramer for the top-performing technology stocks — Facebook, Amazon.com, Netflix andAlphabet (formerly Google). All four stocks are down more than 7 percent this year as ... Read More »

Global stock picks for a challenging world

Despite a global market sell-off this year, investors with a long-term view can scoop up shares of a group of companies that could buck the trend, according to a prominent fund manager. In a note to CNBC Pro, Sarah Ketterer, CEO and portfolio manager at Causeway Capital Management, whose firm oversees $41 billion in assets, selected four stocks that she ... Read More »

Does a mother need ELISA kits?

A mother, just like anyone else, is always exposed to disease causing situations. Antigens are likely to find their way into your body system and this could be the beginning of a serious illness. It is important to detect the antigens as fast as possible in order to remain healthy and happy. One of the best ways of doing this ... Read More »

Cashin: US could slip into a recession

Worried about the U.S. economy? UBS’ Art Cashin said you should be. “If corporations start to pull back and say ‘I don’t want to advance anything; I don’t want to hire anybody,’ we could slide into a recession,” Cashin told CNBC’s “Squawk Alley” on Tuesday. Earnings season unofficially began last week, with Alcoa posting mixed quarterly results. Since then, a ... Read More »

Windows 10 said to be powering over a million phones

Over a million phones are now running Windows 10 operating system. This was revealed by ZDNet’s Mary Jo Foley while speaking at the latest episode of the Windows Weekly podcast. Citing unconfirmed sources, she also revealed that the OS is powering around 180 million PCs and 18 million Xbox Ones. This comes just days after Microsoft revealed that more than ... Read More »

Dollar strength posing a threat to company profits

As the thick of earnings season begins this week, be prepared to hear that the strong U.S. dollar is the culprit behind many disappointments. This will be a tough year for earnings partly due to continued dollar strength, said Steve Wood, chief market strategist at Russell Investments. The dollar index, which measures the greenback against a basket of global currencies, ... Read More »

Dollar strength posing a threat to company profits

As the thick of earnings season begins this week, be prepared to hear that the strong U.S. dollar is the culprit behind many disappointments. This will be a tough year for earnings partly due to continued dollar strength, said Steve Wood, chief market strategist at Russell Investments. The dollar index, which measures the greenback against a basket of global currencies, ... Read More »

Cramer: Extreme valuations point to a recession

Jim Cramer likes to look at the market from all perspectives. That means listening to the fears of investors and interpreting what drastic valuations could mean for the future of stocks — not just what the charts like the VIX are indicating. “Take, for example, some of the extreme valuations of the market. And when I say extreme, I am ... Read More »

There’s a bigger worry than energy stocks

There’s no doubt that one of the biggest drivers of current market action is oil. The continued volatility in “black gold” has led to steep price declines in many of the stocks that rely on it, or products made from it. However, as bad as it’s been for the energy sector, weakness in two other places in the markets is ... Read More »