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Google to integrate visual search smarts into its camera app, report says

Google’s stock camera app might get a serious injection of search power. According to a Slashgear report, Google’s camera will be able to recognize products, codes, and other objects and perform a search for them. This would turn your camera into a direct search portal, and make it easier for you to research an item or scan a QR code ... Read More »

Najarian: Buy Wendy’s stock ahead of report

CNBC “Halftime Report” trader Jon Najarian bought shares of a fast food restaurant chain on Tuesday, predicting a rally in the stock once earnings are released next week. Based on investment bets in the options market, Najarian believesWendy’s earnings may come in ahead of expectations on Feb. 9. In the past week, the company’s stock is already up nearly 6 ... Read More »

Banks report drop in demand for loans

Investors aren’t the only ones running for safety as the market tumbles and the economy wobbles. Businesses, too, are indicating an unwillingness to take on risk as loan demand declined for the first time in about four years, according to the Federal Reserve’s Senior Loan Officer Survey released this week. Demand for commercial and industrial loans has plunged in 2016, ... Read More »

Herbalife, Ackman cleared by government probes: Report

  David A. Grogan | CNBC Bill Ackman at Delivering Alpha 2015 in New York on July 15, 2015. Shares of Herbalife started the week up more than 2 percent after it was recently reported by The Wall Street Journal that government investigations cleared the company of allegations of having a fraudulent business model. Probes by the FBI and the ... Read More »

Big oil expected to report steep profit and revenue declines

Earnings season gets underway for the energy industry’s giants on Friday when Chevron reports before the bell. With profits and revenue for so-called “Big Oil” expected to fall significantly from a year ago, investors will have an eye on a few critical factors. In a field of battered drilling stocks, many analysts have advocated holding the big, integrated oil companies ... Read More »

US energy M&A hits 5-year low as oil patch enters ‘survival mode’: Report

Dealmaking in America’s oil patch plunged to a five-year low in the fourth quarter as corporations preserved cash in the face of falling crude prices and tight capital markets. The U.S. energy sector announced 42 deals worth $50 million or more for a total of $31.6 billion in mergers and acquisitions in the closing months of 2015, according to PricewaterhouseCoopers. ... Read More »

New report confirms Lumia 650’s early Feb launch, reveals German pricing

According to a new report out of Germany, the Microsoft Lumia 650 will go on sale in the country early next month. This is inline with recent reports that said the device will be made official on February 1. As per the report, O2 Germany will have the Windows 10-powered handset in stock, although only the black variant will be ... Read More »

After lackluster Apple report, all eyes on Samsung

Just how bad are conditions in the smartphone market? We’ll get a better idea later Wednesday when Samsung announces its latest quarterly earnings. Apple painted a pretty bleak picture for high-end smartphones on Tuesday when it reported slow sales growth and forecast its first drop in revenue in 13 years. “We’re seeing extreme conditions—unlike anything we’ve experienced before—just about everywhere ... Read More »